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Careful of These AC Issues That can Make Your Summer Miserable

March 12th, 2018

AC-maintenanceAs we move closer to summer, you’re going to start using your air conditioner more and more often. That added demand is going to increase the rate at which the system wears out, making it more likely to develop problems that could make you really uncomfortable really quick. Preventive maintenance is a good way  to keep your air conditioner healthy during the summer, but it’s not a guarantee. As long as you’re using the system, you need to keep an eye out for signs that the system need professional help.

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Not Sure if You Need a New AC? Follow This Checklist!

February 26th, 2018

AC-maintenanceSummer is not far off now, which means it’s time to make sure that your home is properly prepared for the cooling season. Preventive maintenance is always a good place to start with preparing air conditioners for summer. However, for some people now would be the perfect time to replace their air conditioning systems entirely. You don’t want to have your air conditioner fail on you in the middle of summer, assuming it doesn’t have enough left in it to get you through another season. If you’re not sure whether or not your air conditioner needs to be replaced, read on for some tips on deciding. As always, though, you should really consult with a professional technician in-person if you’re unsure about these kinds of things.

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Why It’s a Good Idea for You to Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance

February 12th, 2018

AC-maintenanceBelieve it or not, we’re coming to the end of the cold season already. Before too long, you’re going to be relying on your air conditioner to keep your home cool during the daylight hours. That means now is the perfect time to make sure that your air conditioning system is ready for the added strain. Read on for some of the benefits of scheduling preventive maintenance to prepare your air conditioner for the work ahead.

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Which Air Purifier is Right for Me?

January 29th, 2018

air-filterEven though the air in your home may look clear, it probably isn’t. The average home has millions upon millions of microscopic airborne contaminants floating around in it, some of which can cause some pretty negative health effects if inhaled in high enough concentrations over a long enough period of time. These contaminants include things like dust, pollen, dander, germs, and mold spores. Long-term exposure can make allergy attacks increase in frequency and severity, along with asthma attacks and the flu. The best way to deal with those contaminants is to install an air purifier system. If you’re not sure which air purifier is right for your needs, read on for some suggestions.

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The Many Advantages of Radiant Heating Installation

January 15th, 2018

Radiant-HeatingMost homes use some form of forced-air system (like a furnace) to keep warm during the cold season. While that is certainly an option, and one that works well for millions of people across the country, it’s not the only option when it comes to home heating.

Radiant heating has actually been around in one form or another for quite a while. In fact, the ancient Romans used to use it to heat their homes. While it’s not as common today as it has been in the past, it remains an excellent option for those looking for a different way to heat their homes. Have a look at how radiant heating operates, and the advantages that it can offer your home this season.

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Why is My Furnace Not Blowing Enough Warm Air?

January 1st, 2018

FurnaceNow is the time of year when you need your furnace the most to keep comfortable. Which, according to Murphy’s Law, also makes it the time of year when the furnace is most likely to develop some sort of problem. Actually, the reason that furnaces break down so much during the winter is simply that they’re put under more stress than normal. That’s small comfort to homeowners who are having heating problems, though. If your furnace isn’t blowing enough warm air this winter, there are a few possible reasons why.

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How to Keep Your Furnace in Good Shape This Winter

December 18th, 2017

FurnaceUsing your furnace on a regular basis puts a lot of stress on the system, especially during the winter. This added strain makes it more likely for problems to develop. If you want to keep your furnace running smoothly throughout the heating season, there are a couple of steps that you can take. Follow the tips below to make sure that your furnace is kept in good shape.

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Replace Your Furnace If It Fits This List

December 4th, 2017

Gas-FurnaceSo, you’ve had your furnace for a while, and you’ve pretty much always been able to rely on it. But, as with all things, there will come a time when you need to install a new furnace in your home. As we get further into the winter, now might be a good time to evaluate whether or not your current furnace is up to the task of getting you through the next few months of cold weather. If not, you should replace it as soon as possible. It’s either that, or risk having the system break down just when you need it the most. Have a look below at some of the signs that you really need a new furnace.

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Careful of These Ductless Problems This Heating Season

November 20th, 2017

ductless-heatingAs the weather continues to get colder, you’re going to start using your ductless system more and more often. That increased demand is going to accelerate the wear and tear on the system, which will make it more likely to develop issues. Hopefully, you’ve already scheduled a preventive maintenance appointment to ensure that your ductless system is in ideal shape for the winter. Even if you have, though, you should still keep a sharp eye out for any signs that your ductless mini split is experiencing problems this winter.

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The Benefits of Installing a Ductless System

November 6th, 2017

ductless-mini-splitAs we get closer to heating season, some homeowners are looking for a new heating system to keep them warm throughout the next several months. If you happen to be one of those homeowners, you have a wide range of options available to you. Each of these systems has its own advantages and disadvantages, suited to a different range of individual situations. It’s a good idea to consider each of the options available before making a final decision. You want to make sure that you find the best possible system for your needs, after all. Have a look below at how ductless systems operate, and the advantages that one could provide you this season.

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