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What Can Happen If You Don’t Change Your Air Conditioner Filter

August 13th, 2018

clean-air-filterThere are a lot of different air conditioning issues that come up which you personally can’t do anything to fix. Things like broken air handlers or refrigerant leaks need professional services to be repaired. However, there is at least one act of preventive maintenance that you can do to keep your air conditioner in good condition.

Want to know how to avoid a potentially crippling air conditioning problem with ease? Read on.

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How to Improve Your Air Conditioning Efficiency

July 30th, 2018

air-conditioner Keeping your air conditioner as healthy as possible is an important part of staying comfortable during the summer season. No one wants to deal with their air conditioner breaking down in the middle of the hottest months of the year, after all. If you want to get the most out of your air conditioner this season, though, you’re going to need to do more than just make sure that it doesn’t break down on you. Follow the tips below to make sure that your air conditioner is as energy efficient as possible.

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3 Symptoms of Air Conditioner Trouble You Need to Know

July 16th, 2018

Air-Conditioner-RepairAir conditioner problems are pretty common during the summer, even if you schedule preventive maintenance for your system on a regular basis. You need to keep an eye out for warning signs that your air conditioner is in trouble so that you can call for repairs as soon as possible. Take a look at the following signs to determine whether your air conditioner is in trouble or not.

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Common Misconceptions About Solar Panels Debunked

July 2nd, 2018

solar-panelsSolar technology has exploded in popularity over the last decade, as the combination of publicity and advances in the technology itself have convinced more and more homeowners to install them. Even with the advances in solar panel systems, though, many myths still persist about them. These myths do a disservice to both the technology, and to homeowners who would otherwise install and benefit from it. So, if you’re not sure about whether or not to install a solar panel system because of what you may have heard or read about it, read on to see if you might actually benefit from it.

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Why You Should Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance ASAP

June 18th, 2018

AC-maintenanceSummer is here, which means that now is the time to schedule preventive air conditioning maintenance. If you haven’t done it yet, you should have it done as soon as possible. Far too many homeowners neglect this particular part of readying their home for summer, only to pay higher repair and operating costs later when their system doesn’t perform as well as it should under the strain. Let’s have a look at why air conditioning maintenance is such an important part of keeping your system healthy during the summer season.

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Do I Need a New Air Conditioner?

June 4th, 2018

air-conditioner-repairWe may be in June gloom right now, but the temperatures are going to start rising on a daily basis before too long. Is your current air conditioner up to the task of keeping your home cool over the next few months? If not, now is the time to make sure that you have a new one installed. If you’re not sure whether or not your air conditioner is up to the task of keeping your home cool throughout the summer season, have a look at the signs below to help you decide.

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What It Means When Your Air Conditioner Starts Making Strange Noises

May 21st, 2018

air-conditionerSummer is just about the last time that you want to have your air conditioner develop some sort of problem. It’s also the season when that’s most likely to happen. The added strain of operating for long hours every day increases the wear and tear on the system, making it more likely to develop a wide variety of issues as the season progresses. Hopefully, you have already scheduled professional maintenance to keep your air conditioner as healthy as possible during this coming season. Even if you have, however, you should still keep an eye out for warning signs that the system is in trouble. Let’s go over one of the most obvious signs that your air conditioner is in need of repairs: odd noises.

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Why Now is an Ideal Time to Install a Solar Panel on Your Home

May 7th, 2018

solarSolar technology continues to make progress in leaps and bounds. Far from the novelty it once was, it is now a viable and efficient way to power your home. You can even take your home completely off the power grid, if you want to install enough solar panels to power it. If you’ve been on the fence about whether or not to invest in solar panels for your home, you should take the leap and do it now. We’re in an ideal season for investing in solar panel systems. Read on to find out why.

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Keep an Eye Out for These AC Problems This Summer

April 23rd, 2018

air-conditioning-technicianThe weather is getting warmer, which means that now is the time to start cranking up your air conditioning system. It also means that for the next several months, your air conditioner will be more likely to develop some sort of problem than at any other time of year. The extra strain of operating for hours a day during the summer can create new issues in the system, and make old ones worse. So, while you’re using your air conditioner to keep cool, make sure you keep an eye out for these common air conditioning problems.

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Why Is My Furnace Not Heating Properly?

April 9th, 2018

Gas-FurnaceIt can be especially frustrating having a climate control system fail on you just when you need it the most. We may be getting closer to the warm summer months, but we still have some cooler days and nights to deal with until then. If your furnace isn’t heating as well as it should be, you should take a look below at some of the possible reasons why.

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