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3 Great Ways to Kill Your Air Conditioner

August 13th, 2018

air-conditionerSummer is the best time of year to absolutely destroy your air conditioner, if that’s a thing you want to do. Most people don’t, and for good reason. It’s nice to have a way to stay cool when record high temperatures are happening outside. Still, if for some reason you’re really determined to shorten your air conditioner’s lifespan as much as possible (and you shouldn’t be) then you should take a look at the following ways to do that.

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Remember: Your Heat Pump Needs Maintenance Twice a Year to Stay Healthy!

July 30th, 2018

heat-pump-maintenance You’re probably tired of hearing us talk about this over and over again, but it’s pretty important so we’re going to just keep talking about it: maintenance is important. You don’t want do wait for a problem to show itself with obvious symptoms before addressing it. This is doubly important for heat pumps. If you haven’t already scheduled preventive maintenance for your heat pump, you should do it sooner rather than later. Yes, even if you had maintenance done on your heat pump less than a year ago. Read on to find out why bi-annual heat pump maintenance is so important.

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All The Ways Air Conditioning Issues Can Ruin Your Summer

July 16th, 2018

frozen-acNo one wants to deal with air conditioning issues during the summer, when the summer heat can quickly turn the inside of a home into an oven. Unfortunately, the added strain placed on your air conditioner over the course of the summer makes it very likely that issues of various kinds will occur. Preventive maintenance helps to mitigate a lot of this, but you still need to keep an eye out for signs that your system is in trouble. The following are just a few of the ways that various air conditioning issues can ruin your summer if you aren’t careful to have them dealt with as soon as possible.

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Why Your Air Conditioner Is Making Weird Noises

July 2nd, 2018

Air-ConditionersEven if you schedule maintenance on a regular basis for your air conditioner, you should keep an eye out for signs that it’s malfunctioning between appointments. Summer puts a lot of stress on the air conditioning system, increasing the likelihood for problems to crop up over time. If you notice the signs of some sort of malfunction occurring with your air conditioning system soon enough, you will be able to have it repaired faster and prevent more damage to the system. Let’s go over one of the more common signs that your air conditioner is malfunctioning: odd noises.

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Do You Need to Replace Your Air Conditioner This Season?

June 18th, 2018

air-conditioner-installationWith daily temperatures getting pretty high over the last few weeks, now is when it is most important to have an air conditioning system you can rely on installed in your home. If you don’t have one now, you should get one before we get any further into the summer season. The days are only going to get hotter, and you don’t want to have your air conditioner break down on you in the middle of the hottest season of the year. If you’re not sure whether or not your current air conditioner is up to the task of cooling your home over the summer, have a look at the signs below to help you decide.

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Why Your Air Conditioner Isn’t Cooling Properly

June 4th, 2018

air-filterSummer is the time of year when air conditioners are most likely to develop problems of some kind. The added strain of operating for longer hours over several months increases the odds of the system malfunctioning in some way. These malfunctions can manifest in a number of ways, including as a noticeable drop in the system’s cooling output. If your air conditioner isn’t cooling as well as it should be, read on to find out why that might be happening.

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Which Air Conditioner Type Should I Install?

May 21st, 2018

air-conditioner-technicianWith summer just around the corner, people are starting to take steps to get their homes ready for the coming warm months. For most people, preparing for summer involves scheduling preventive air conditioning maintenance. For others, it means replacing their air conditioner entirely. If you’re one of those people whose current air conditioner isn’t up to the task of cooling their home through another summer, you’re in luck! There are many different kinds of air conditioning systems you can choose from to install in your home. We recommend consulting with a professional to find the best air conditioning system to meet your needs. You can familiarize yourself with some of the more popular options below.

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Air Conditioner Problems You Need to Watch Out For

May 7th, 2018

air-conditioner-technicianSummer is the most stressful time of year for air conditioning systems. They operate for much longer hours throughout the season, and as a result are much more likely to develop problems. This doesn’t mean that you should avoid using your air conditioner to stay cool. That’s what it’s for, after all. What it does mean is that you need to be watchful for signs that your air conditioner is in need of repairs. If you can detect issues with your air conditioner early, you can get them repaired faster and prevent more damage that they might have caused. Have a look below at some common air conditioning problems and their symptoms.

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Now Is The Perfect Time to Install a New Heater

April 23rd, 2018

Tech-FurnaceThe cold season is over, which makes now the perfect time to replace your heating system! Sound a bit bizarre? Don’t worry, we’ll explain. Demand for new heating systems tends to be pretty low in the summer, which is precisely why it’s a good idea to install a new one at that time if you’re on the market. You’ll be more likely to find a deal on a new system, and you won’t have to worry about waiting weeks for an appointment to install it. Waiting until right before winter, when everyone who needs a new heater is going to be installing it, is just going to frustrate you. So the question is: do you need a new heating system? Well, that all depends on the answers to the questions below.

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3 Ways to Completely Destroy Your Furnace

April 9th, 2018

FurnaceNormally, this blog is devoted to showing you the best ways to keep your HVAC systems in top condition for as long as possible. Today, however, we decided to be a bit tongue-in-cheek and go in the opposite direction. Do you have an abiding hatred for your furnace and all that it stands for? Do you hate being warm and comfortable in cold weather? Do you want to make sure that your furnace goes to an early grave, or junk pile as the case may be? If so, you are in luck because that is what we are here to do today! We’ve outlined the three best ways to ensure your furnace breaks down permanently many years sooner than expected.

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