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Why Your Heat Pump Output is Low

September 11th, 2017

heat-pump-repairWe still have quite a few hot summer days left on this years’ calendar, which means now is just about the worst time for your heat pump to suddenly start experiencing problems. If your heat pump output is low, don’t ignore it. Low output is often a sign that something is wrong with the system. What specifically is wrong, and how it can be repaired, will depend on the other symptoms the system is displaying. Let’s go over a few of the common reasons why your heat pump output might be low, and what you can do about it.

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Causes of Low Air Conditioner Output

August 28th, 2017

air-conditioner-repairLow air conditioner output is a common indication of a problem with the system. It’s also more likely to happen during the summer, when strain on the system is higher than at other times of year. If your air conditioner’s output is lower than it should be, you should call for repairs as soon as possible. While you’re waiting for your repair technician to arrive, have a look at some of the possible reasons why the output is low below.

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Heat Pump Problems You Should Know About

August 14th, 2017

heat-pump-repairSummer is the time of year when heat pumps are most likely to develop issues of various kinds. It isn’t all that surprising, when you think about it. People use their heat pumps more often during the summer, in order to keep cool. Longer operating hours means more wear and tear, which means a greater chance for parts to break down under the strain. If you’re using a heat pump to stay cool this summer, you should make sure you know what to look for when it comes to warning signs that the system is in trouble. The faster you can recognize that your heat pump is having issues, the faster you can have it repaired and the better off it will be. Have a look at the following common heat pump problems, and their symptoms.

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Air Purifiers and Filters That can Help You This Summer

July 31st, 2017

air-filterStaying cool is a vital part of keeping your home comfortable during the summer. However, far too many people tend to focus on keeping cool to the exclusion of everything else. Indoor air quality is another important part of staying comfortable and healthy, especially during the summer season.

The average home contains many millions of microscopic airborne contaminants, ranging from dust to dirt, pollen, dander, mold spores, and germs. Long term exposure to these contaminants can cause a variety of issues, from allergy attacks to illnesses of various kinds. The best way to defend against these issues is to install a whole-house air filter or air purifier. Let’s take a look at a few of the more common air filters and purifiers available on the market today, and what they can offer you.

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Improve Your Summer Indoor Air Quality with These Tips

July 14th, 2017

air-filterWhen the summer heat rolls around every year, a lot of people tend to focus on keeping cool as their only indoor priority. Maintaining a comfortable temperature range is certainly important, but it’s not the only important thing to consider during the summer. The quality of the air in your home also has a big impact on your health and comfort. If you want to improve your quality of life this summer, you should start by looking at ways to improve your indoor air. Follow these tips to get started.

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Odd Air Conditioner Noises to be Aware of

July 3rd, 2017

air-conditionerAir conditioner problems are much more likely to occur during the summer, when people are running their systems multiple hours a day and they’re put under the most strain. As you start to rely on your air conditioner more and more over the next few months, it’s a good idea to be familiar with the warning signs that your system is in trouble. One of the easiest ways to tell whether or not your air conditioner needs professional repair services is to listen for odd noises.

If you’ve had your air conditioner for a while, you know what it’s supposed to sound like when it’s operating. Weird noises often indicate that there’s an issue of some kind with the air conditioner, though the severity of the problem will depend on the type of noise the system is producing. Let’s go over some of the most common sounds that indicate that your air conditioner needs to be repaired.

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3 Signs It’s Time for a New Heat Pump

June 19th, 2017

heat-pumpYou can get quite a few years out of your heat pump, assuming you take good care of it. Eventually, though, you’re going to need a new one. Before we get too deep into summer, it’s a good idea to replace your heat pump if you feel you can’t rely on it any more. Have a look at three of the most common signs that your current heat pump needs replacing.

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Want to Keep Your Plumbing in Good Shape? Follow These Tips

June 5th, 2017

water-handsIn a perfect world, every homeowner would always be sure to schedule annual, bi-annual or whatever other timely maintenance was appropriate for every system in their house. This is not a perfect world, though, and most people are far too busy to even think about keeping their various systems in good shape. Most people take the various systems they rely on in their homes every day for granted, in fact, and only call for repairs for them when they break down entirely. Of all the various systems that serve your home, though, your plumbing system is one of the ones you absolutely shouldn’t neglect. Follow our tips below to learn how to keep one of your most important home systems up and running for as long as possible.

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Have a Look at These Air Conditioning Options for Your Home

May 22nd, 2017

air-conditioning-cashSummer is almost here, which means now is the time to make sure that your air conditioning system is in good shape. You don’t want to be caught without a good air conditioner in the middle of the hottest months of the year, after all. If you need a new air conditioner installed, or you have an old system that needs to be replaced, there are a lot of different options available to you. Have a look at some of the air conditioning options you should consider for your home.

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Why is My AC Output Dropping?

May 8th, 2017

air-conditionerSummer is just about the worst possible time for your air conditioner to develop problems. Unfortunately, it’s also when problems are most likely to occur. Dropping output is one of the first signs that your air conditioner is experiencing an issue, so it’s important that you not ignore it. If your air conditioner is not cooling as well as it should be, there could be a couple of different reasons why. Have a look at the possible causes of low air conditioning output, and what to do about them.

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