Tips for Using Your AC Efficiently

July 27, 2021

Updated July 19, 2023 We all depend on our home AC system to keep us comfortable as summer rages on. Keeping your unit properly serviced is one of the most effective strategies for fighting back against continuing rate hikes, and it couldn’t be easier as long as you follow a few easy tips. Here are some simple ways to improve your cooling system’s efficiency. Adjust Temperatures Gradually You probably already know that cranking your thermostat to its lowest temperature doesn’t provide immediate relief. Your unit performs its cooling functions at a fixed rate

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How To Clean Air Conditioning Unit

June 6, 2021

Providing the cleanest and healthiest air is the foremost responsibility of an air conditioning unit. In order to keep your air conditioner running the most efficiently, intermittent cleaning may be necessary. Here is a simple guide to cleaning your air conditioner safely and easily. 1. Cleaning the Inside of Your Air Conditioning Unit To ensure your safety from electrocution while working with your air conditioner, make sure to cut its power through your circuit breaker. After this, you will need to remove the duct tape and screws guarding the door to the internal machinery. You will

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Does Humidity Affect My Air Conditioner?

May 6, 2021

High humidity levels have a negative effect on your air conditioning system. Both indoor and outdoor humidity affect your AC. When there’s too much moisture in the air, your AC might not be able to remove enough of it to keep your home comfortable. In extreme situations, the coolness of the air blowing through the vents may not be as cold. Causes Your AC to Work Harder Central air conditioning systems are designed to remove moisture from the air, but they have their limitations. With too much humidity, they can’t keep up, and they work harder

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Should I Upgrade My Thermostat?

April 5, 2021

The rule of thumb should be to replace your thermostat when replacing or installing a new HVAC system. It’s wise to replace your thermostat whenever you replace the furnace AC unit or heat pump to match the new systems’ improvements and features. The following are some of the signs of thermostat problems that may necessitate replacement. A High Energy Bill You probably need an HVAC technician to replace your thermostat if you notice an unexplained high energy bill in your home. It could be a sign that the thermostat is overworking your heater or air conditioner.

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How Does Ductless Mini-Split System Work?

March 17, 2021

Ductless mini-split systems are an option to heat and cool your home. They have advantages over regular heating systems, such as a furnace and air conditioner. Whether it’s an option for your home depends on a few things. What Is a Ductless Mini-Split System? This system consists of an outdoor unit attached to indoor units via lines filled with refrigerant. There can be up to four indoor units attached to a single outdoor unit. The indoor units can heat and cool your home. In the summer, the refrigerant collects heat and disburses it outdoors. In the

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Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

February 16, 2021

When you turn on your heater in your home, you expect that the furnace will blow out warm air and increase the indoor temperature. Unfortunately, you realize that your heating unit is blowing cold air. Here are some of the reasons why your furnace is blowing cold air. A Tripped Breaker A tripped breaker can cause your electric furnace to blow cold air. It prevents heat from circulating through your house. Even gas furnaces have an electric starter that ignites the gas burner. If the breaker trips, your furnace may remain on, but the air it

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Benefits of Geothermal Heating Systems

October 20, 2020

What Geothermal Can Do for You While geothermal is a relatively new option to heat and cool your home, more people are opting for it these days. They have reasons that range from cost to being environmentally friendly. Here are three benefits of geothermal energy. Your Electric Bill Will Be Lower Geothermal energy will lower your electric bill immediately after it has been installed. Your savings can reach up to 70%. Geothermal does this by pulling the air straight from the ground where it is naturally found. Your system does not need a bunch

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