Shaw's Air Conditioning & Heating Blog: Archive for May, 2016

Why Installing an Air Purifier Is a Good Idea This Summer

Monday, May 30th, 2016

Indoor air quality has a substantial effect on your health and comfort. However, it’s also one of the most ignored factors in the home. You’re probably going to keep your home cool by closing all of your windows and cranking your air conditioner up. That’s fine for maintaining a comfortable climate, but your indoor air quality will suffer greatly for it. Let’s take a look at how you can both keep cool and maintain your air quality with an indoor air purifier.

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Make Sure You Have a Properly Sized Air Conditioner

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

When you first start looking for a new air conditioner, you may be tempted to go with whatever one fits in the space you have allotted to it. As long as all the other factors line up with what you want, the actual size of the system doesn’t matter all that much, right?

Wrong. The size of an air conditioner is very important, and determines whether or not it can properly condition the home in which it is installed. Let’s take a look at what happens when your air conditioner is not sized properly for your home.

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Beware of These Common Air Conditioning Problems

Monday, May 16th, 2016

Summer is here, and with it comes a lot of extra demand on air conditioning systems across the country. The more you use your air conditioner, the more wear and tear is going to build up on the system. More wear and tear means more chances for problems to occur. If you want to keep your air conditioner in the best possible condition, you should make sure that you know the symptoms of a problem with the system. That way, you can call for repairs as soon as possible and mitigate some of the damage. Let’s look at some of the common air conditioning problems you may have to deal with this summer.

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Common AC Problems to Look for This Summer

Monday, May 9th, 2016

As the summer wears on, you’re going to start relying on your air conditioner more and more often to keep your home cool. That means that the strain on the system is going to keep increasing, which means there are greater chances for problems to crop up. If you want to keep your air conditioner in the best possible shape, you’re going to need to keep an eye out for signs that the system needs repairs. Read on for some of the common air conditioning problems that you might face this summer.

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How Duct Sealing Can Help You This Summer

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Before you get into the full swing of summer, it’s a good idea to make sure that your air conditioner is prepared for it. Preventive maintenance is a pretty good idea, but it’s not the only way to make sure that your air conditioner is as prepared as possible. Let’s take a look at duct sealing, and how it can benefit your air conditioner this summer.

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