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Why Do I Need to Get My Air Conditioning System Cleaned?

August 6th, 2018

Air-FilterWhen people think of air conditioning maintenance, they often think of fixing or even replacing worn out parts to keep the system running smoothly. That is certainly a big part of it, but it’s not the only thing you need to do to keep your air conditioner in good shape.

You also should have your air conditioner cleaned at least once a year in order to keep it functioning properly. Why is it so important to have the air conditioner professionally cleaned? Have a look below.

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What You Need to Know About the Difference Between r22 and 410 Refrigerant

July 23rd, 2018

white question mark on a blue backgroundYou may have heard the term “refrigerant” used in reference to your air conditioner once or twice. You may even know that refrigerant is the liquid that makes it possible for your air conditioner to cool your home in the first place.

What a lot of people don’t know is that there are different kinds of refrigerant, and that the kind of refrigerant your air conditioner uses has an effect on how it operates. Let’s go over one of the more important comparisons on this topic: r22 refrigerant vs r410.

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Why You Should Have Your Ducts Cleaned This Summer

July 9th, 2018

Duct-CleaningHopefully, you’ve already had your air conditioner professionally checked out by a technician before we could get too far into summer. Even if you have, though, you’re not exactly done preparing your home for summer. There is still at least one thing that you could do to improve your home’s ability to deal with the summer heat, and that’s having your ducts cleaned. Let’s take a look at why you should have your ducts cleaned this summer.

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Help! My Water Heater Isn’t Providing Enough Hot Water!

June 25th, 2018

tank-water-heaterWater heater trouble can manifest itself in a number of different ways, depending on the problem. One of the most common symptoms, though, is difficulty providing enough hot water.

Heating difficulties could result from a number of different problems, some of which are relatively minor and some of which need immediate repair. Let’s go over some of those issues below, and what can be done about them.

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Have You Scheduled Air Conditioner Maintenance Yet? You Should!

June 11th, 2018

Air-Conditioning-TechWe’re getting into some serious summer weather now, which means that you’re probably already using your air conditioner on a fairly frequent basis to stay cool. So, to cope with all of that added stress on the system, you’ve definitely already scheduled preventive maintenance for your air conditioner. Right?

You haven’t? Why not?!

Well, if you haven’t had a maintenance appointment and tune-up scheduled for your air conditioner yet this year, don’t worry. It’s not the end of the world, and you still have time to make sure that your system is in the best possible shape for the summer season. Let’s take a look at some of the reasons why it’s a good idea to schedule preventive maintenance for your air conditioner before summer gets into full-swing.

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Why Your Air Conditioner is Making Those Odd Noises

May 28th, 2018

Air-ConditionerSummer is the most likely season for air conditioners to develop issues. They’re placed under a lot more stress than at other times of year, and the added wear and tear makes it more likely for various parts to break down. It’s important that you get your air conditioner checked out by a professional if you notice any signs that it’s malfunctioning in some way. Let’s take a look at one of the more common signs that your air conditioner is malfunctioning in some way: odd noises.

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3 Signs That You Should Replace Your Air Conditioner

May 14th, 2018

Central-Air-ConditioningSummer is not far off, which means that now is a great time to check if your air conditioner is up to the task of getting you through another summer. If the system you’re using now isn’t really up to the task of keeping you cool over the next few months, it’s a good idea to replace it now rather than wait for it to break down completely. You don’t want to be without an air conditioner any longer than you have to in the middle of the hottest months of the year, after all. Let’s take a look at three signs that you should absolutely replace your air conditioner before summer arrives.

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Tips for Increasing Your Air Conditioner Efficiency This Summer

April 30th, 2018

air-conditioner-techWe’re finally getting up into the high 70’s on a semi-regular basis, which means that summer is just around the corner. Before you go cranking your air conditioner all the way up, though, you should have a look below at some of the tips we’ve outlined for keeping your system as efficient as possible. Follow our guidelines, and you won’t have to worry about your system failing you when you need it the most. No one wants to be without a reliable air conditioner in the middle of summer, after all.

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Why is My Furnace Making Weird Noises?

April 16th, 2018

BurnerIf you’ve had your furnace for a season or two, you probably already know what it sounds like when it’s operating normally. If the system begins to make unusual noises while it’s running, that’s typically a good indication that something is wrong. You should call a professional to examine your furnace and make sure that everything is operating properly. While you’re waiting, though, have a look at some various noises that may indicate a problem with your furnace.

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March 12th, 2018

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