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Zone Control Systems Make Your Air Conditioner More Efficient

April 17th, 2018

As we enter spring and move into summer, you’re going to be using your air conditioner more and more often. Sadly, there’s not a great deal that can be done about paying more in high monthly AC bills in the summer. But just because you need to pay more doesn’t mean you should pay more than is necessary. And while you can take small steps to curb your AC bills this summer, such as dressing in lightweight clothes and setting the thermostat a few degrees higher than you otherwise might, you might want to consider the kind of savings that a zone control system will bring.

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The Advantages of a Ductless Air Conditioning System

April 16th, 2018

ductless-air-conditioningMost homes in the area rely on traditional centralized air conditioners, which cool the air in a single location, then blow it through your home via the ducts. It’s comparatively simple and quite effective. Unfortunately, it’s not always the right choice for every home. If a centralized air conditioner won’t work in yours, you might want to look into other options.

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Check for Heating Repair Issues Now

April 10th, 2018

heating-system-repairsSpring has finally arrived, and with it comes warmer temperatures and a reduced need for your heating system. Ironically, this is actually the time of the year when we tend to see a lot of heating repair calls. The system has run for months on end in most cases, and problems that develop now reflect that wear and tear.

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Time for Air Conditioning Maintenance

April 3rd, 2018

air-conditioning-maintenanceSpring is here and summer won’t be too far behind. That means your air conditioner will be seeing increased use in the very near future. No one likes to have to deal with a breakdown unexpectedly, especially when it happens on the hottest day of the summer. We can provide timely repair sessions when your air conditioner needs them, but we also believe that an ounce of prevention beats a pound of cure. In other words, we prefer to stop big problems before they start. That means a routine maintenance session for your air conditioner conducted every spring before cooling season begins.

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Power Levels and Efficiency: The Most Important Things About a New AC

April 2nd, 2018

air-conditioner-replacementSpring is usually the time of year when homeowners trade in their old and outdated air conditioning system with new systems. Once your warranty has expired, your system needs to be carefully monitored, and if you don’t think your existing air conditioner can handle the strain of another summer, now is the time to schedule a replacement session. Doing so means that you’ll have a new air conditioner in place by the time the first hot day hits: letting you take advantage of improved efficiency and other advantages that a new air conditioner can bring.

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Beware of Bathroom Clogs

March 27th, 2018

drain-cleaning-servicesThe bathroom is the most important part of your home: the first place you visit when you wake up in the morning, and the last place you visit before going to bed at night. All of those uses mean that clogs and inevitable, and unfortunately bathroom clogs can be some of the toughest in your house.

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Replace Your Older Thermostat

March 21st, 2018

Thermostats are a staple of most homes: the control center for your heating and air conditioning systems. They have few moving parts and tend to do their jobs very reliably, which means they’ll often last for decades or more. That provides good value for the money, but it has one important drawback: it misses out of some of the remarkable advancements that have been made with thermostats in the past few years. If yours is more than a decade old, you might want to think about replacing it: not because it’s in danger of wearing out, but because a new thermostat can provide a number of benefits to your home.

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Is Your Air Conditioner Leaking Refrigerant?

March 19th, 2018

ac-replacement-servicesOur air conditioners have sat unused for the last few months. Winter weather has turned attention to our heating systems, and you likely haven’t had cause to run your system since last summer. But spring is here, and summer won’t be too far behind. Soon enough, you’re going to need your air conditioner on a daily basis, and the last thing you need is a breakdown just when the temperature reaches its peak. The sooner you can spot any problems with the system, the better off you’ll be.

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Watch for AC Problems Early in the Season

March 13th, 2018

air-conditioning-serviceSpring is almost here, and that means summer will be on its way soon. We may not have much need of our air conditioners now, but soon enough we’ll be running them every day. And nothing is worse than an air conditioner that breaks down on the hottest day of the year.

The good news is that our trained technicians can provide swift repairs in the event they are needed. But we believe that an ounce of prevention beats a pound of cure, and that stopping problems before they start is better than dealing with them after they’ve shut your system down. Now is the time to do that, before the weather gets warmer.

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What Does a 100% Guarantee Look Like?

March 6th, 2018

heating-maintenance-sessionsAdvertisers like to throw words like “guarantee” around. It sounds good and makes them look like a reliable service. But there’s much more to a guarantee than just a jingle on a commercial, and businesses that are serious about providing good service to their customers take the word quite seriously indeed. Nowhere is this more important then remodeling services, heating and air conditioning repair, and similar services. They affect the comfort of your home, and sometimes even the health of your family as well. A guarantee from such a service has to mean something real.

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