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How to Save Money on Air Conditioning Costs This Summer

June 11th, 2018

air-conditioner-tech Staying cool is a top priority during the summer. However, cranking your air conditioner up and leaving it running all day, every day is going to cost you some serious cash. Fortunately, there are still ways to ensure that you can use your air conditioner effectively without breaking the bank. Follow the tips below to make sure that you use your air conditioner as efficiently as possible.

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3 Common Air Conditioning Problems and Their Causes

May 28th, 2018

Air-ConditionersWith summer on the way, it’s important to keep an eye on your air conditioner for any problems that might develop. Preventive maintenance will help prepare the system for the added stress of summer, but even that can’t guarantee that problems will not develop.

You still need to keep an eye on your air conditioner for signs that it needs professional repairs, so that you can have it fixed before whatever is affecting it gets any worse. Here are three more common air conditioning problems you might run into during the summer, and what causes them.

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Why Your Air Conditioner is Making Strange and Ominous Noises

May 14th, 2018

AC-FanIf you’ve started using your air conditioner over the last couple of weeks, and suddenly it’s making some kind of odd noise that it hasn’t made before, you should definitely have it looked at. Strange noises are often an indication that something is wrong with the system, something that probably needs to be professionally repaired. How bad the problem is will depend on the sound the system is making. Let’s go over some of the common noises that indicate a need for professional repairs.

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Is It Time for a New Air Conditioner?

April 30th, 2018

air-conditioner-techWith summer on the horizon, now is the time when most people start making preparations for the coming hot months. For most people, that just means scheduling preventive maintenance for their air conditioner to make sure it’s prepared for the added stress. If you’re not sure whether or not your air conditioner is up to the challenge, though, now might be a good time to replace it entirely. Have a look at the following list to help you decide whether or not now is a good time to install a new air conditioner before summer arrives.

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Why Your Furnace Isn’t Heating Well

April 16th, 2018

Furnace-technicianThere are few things more frustrating than turning on your furnace in the middle of a cold day, only to have it fail to heat properly. If your furnace isn’t providing enough heat for your needs, there might be a number of different reasons why. You should call a professional technician to examine your furnace if you want to know for certain why it isn’t working properly. While you’re waiting for your technician to arrive, though, have a look at some of these possible reasons why your furnace isn’t heating the way it should.

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How to Survive Spring by Increasing Your Indoor Air Quality

April 2nd, 2018

Clean-Air-FilterSpring is one of the most beautiful times of year, unless you have allergies. If you do, then it’s a nightmarish hellscape of pollen clouds attempting to asphyxiate you every time you step outside. Probably when you’re inside, too.

Indoor air quality tends to drop sharply during spring, much to the detriment of homeowners everywhere. Whether you have allergies or not, though, there is a way to make sure that you can breathe more easily and be more comfortable this spring season. Take advantage of the following indoor air quality services to help make this season a little more bearable.

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How to Keep Your Furnace Healthy

March 19th, 2018

FurnaceWe still have a few weeks to go before everyone is going to be switching from heating to air conditioning to keep their homes comfortable. While you’re still using your furnace to keep your home warm, it’s important to take certain steps to keep it in the best possible condition. If you follow the tips below, you’ll be much more likely to reach the end of the heating season without having your furnace break down on you.

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Do I Need to Replace My Furnace?

March 5th, 2018

Furnace-TechWe’re most of the way through the winter season, so it’s a little late to be wondering whether or not your furnace can get you through it. If it’s gotten you this far, it can probably finish out the season without too much trouble.

If you are curious about whether it can serve you well next year, though, then that’s a bit different. If you’re worried that your furnace doesn’t have enough life left in it to get through the next winter season, now might be a good time to replace it. If you’re not sure whether or not your furnace needs replacing, have a look at the symptoms below to see if it might be a good idea to consult with a professional.

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Check These Things Before You Call for Heating Repair

February 19th, 2018

BurnerIt can be endlessly frustrating to have your heating system malfunction in some way right when you need it the most. Before you call for professional repair services, though, you should take a few steps to rule some things out.

If your heater isn’t heating, it’s very likely that there’s some sort of issue with it that requires professional repairs. However, there are a few problems that you can actually resolve yourself if you know to look for them. Let’s have a look at some of the things you should check before you call for professional heating services.

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January 17th, 2018

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