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3 Ways To Avoid An Air Conditioner Repair

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Being able to remain cool in summer can be a real challenge. Usually, the most efficient way for you to do so is by working to properly maintain your AC unit, reducing the possibility of expensive repairs. By knowing some of the things you can do that will help keep your air conditioning in good working order, these can be helpful for you. Remove debris One of the first things you will want to do is to take just a few minutes and clean your outside unit.…

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Summer Is Coming: 3 Steps To Safely Put Your Heater To Bed Till Winter

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When the weather starts to turn warm, your mind automatically turns to your air conditioner. Not so fast, though. Before you switch your air conditioner on this summer, you should make sure that you bid a proper farewell to your heater. You may think that simply turning it off for the summer is good enough. Unfortunately, that could leave you with a rude awakening next winter. Here are four steps you should take to put your heater to bed for the summer.…

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Two Tips To Keep In Mind When Getting A New HVAC System Installed

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Whether you’re moving into a new home and getting the heating, air conditioning and ventilation (HVAC) system installed, or you’re replacing the unit you have in your current abode, you want the work to be done with quality and expertise.  Depending upon the square footage of your home, you can pay upwards of $12,000 dollars for a new HVAC system, a sizable sum that you want to invest in the right company.  When you’re getting a new HVAC system installed, use these tips to ensure that the job is done right.…

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What You Should Know About Maintaining Your HVAC System

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When you purchase your first house, you may find yourself unsure about a great deal of the maintenance tasks that you need to perform. As a previous renter, you had a landlord and a maintenance service that helped you whenever you needed heating and cooling services or had plumbing or other issues. Now, your HVAC system is entirely your responsibility, and you may not know what steps to take to keep your heating and cooling systems running as smoothly as possible for as long as possible.…

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Improving Your Home's Heat Retention This Winter

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Every time your furnace kicks on during a cold day your bill goes up, so it’d be nice if the money you spend to heat your home isn’t wasted. Holding onto more heat and making sure your furnace isn’t heating empty rooms can help avoid waste and keep you more comfortable. With a little effort on your part and some new habits, your home will feel warmer and your bill won’t have to climb in the process.…

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3 Tips To Keep Your Home Allergen-Free This Fall

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If you are like many people, you might suffer from fall allergies as the temperatures start to cool down. Although you might enjoy the cooler temperatures and the pretty colors of fall, you might not enjoy the discomforts of your allergies. One great way to combat your fall allergies is by keeping your home as allergen-free as possible. Luckily, doing so is easier than you might think. These are a few things that you can do to improve your indoor air quality during the autumn and prevent allergy symptoms among you and your family members.…

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3 Ways To Reduce Issues With Cold-Weather Condensation In Your Home

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When the cold weather sits outside your home, you will be firing up your home heating system and enjoying the warmth that it provides. However, if you have issues with cold-weather condensation, there is a pretty good chance you will unfortunately be dealing with moisture problems on your walls and windows. To eliminate issues with cold-weather condensation, you have to understand what the problem is, where it comes from, and why it is an issue in your home.…

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Troubleshooting Your AC

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There are few things worse than being caught in a blazing summer without a working air conditioner. Therefore, you should know how to troubleshoot any problems that your AC has. To help you out, here’s a rundown of some of the most common problems with air conditioners and how you should deal with them: AC doesn’t work at all If you turn on your AC and it is not working at all, then you will first want to check the circuit breaker and the thermostat.…

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Four Things You Will Want To Know About The Maintenance Of An Evaporative Cooler

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If you live in a warm, dry climate, an evaporative cooler may be the most affordable and efficient air conditioning solution for your home. These are cooling systems that work with the evaporation of water. They also require more maintenance than a conventional air conditioner.  You may want to do some of these chores yourself. If you want to keep your evaporative cooler efficiently cooling your home, here are four things that you will want to know about the maintenance needs of evaporative cooling systems:…

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Heat Pump Isn't Cycling Properly? Clean Your Air Handler's Evaporator Coil

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If your heat pump won’t cycle off and on properly, you may think that it’s broken or damaged in some way. But that’s not always the case. Sometimes, problems can occur in other areas of the cooling system that affect the performance of your heat pump, including the air handler or indoor unit. The easiest thing to check and change first is the air handler’s air filter. If the air filter is clogged or covered with dirt and dust, the heat pump won’t cycle off and on properly.…

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