Monthly Archives: August 2016

The Time Has Come: Schedule Your Heating Maintenance Appointment Today

With the weather not even dipping below 60 degrees at night, it may seem too early to start thinking about your heater. In fact, you’re probably still using your cooling system on quite a regular basis. However, the best time to schedule maintenance for your HVAC system is before you are going to need to use it, therefore making now the best time to schedule your appointment.

Routine preventive maintenance ensures that your heating system runs more efficiently. It also reduces the risk of huge emergency repairs later on down the line. Keep reading to learn more about the numerous benefits that this service offers. Continue reading

How to Save Money on Your Air Conditioner Installation

Hopefully this summer has seen you through with an effective air conditioner that gave you no trouble. However, if you are considering replacing your cooling system or you are buying a brand new system for your home, you naturally want to get the best system you can while still adhering to your budget. Keep reading to learn what factors you should look for to ensure you save the most on your air conditioning system installation. Continue reading

Are You Changing Your Air Filter Often Enough?

Many homeowners don’t realize just how important their air filter is to a properly functioning HVAC system. But avoiding this important air conditioning component can do a lot more harm than good. Changing your air filter is a task that you can and should manage on your own, on a routine basis.

The air filter that comes standard with your HVAC system is placed there to protect the interior components of that system. It helps prevent dust and other potentially harmful debris from entering via return air ducts. So if the air filter is left ignored for too long, it will become congested and won’t allow for sufficient airflow or an effective cooling system at all. Continue reading

Is Your New Air Conditioner the Right Size?

Do you need a new air conditioning system installed? Naturally, you might assume that the bigger the system, the more powerful it will be, and the best fit it will be for your home. Unfortunately, although this logic works for other appliances throughout your home, it is not the case for air conditioners. AC systems must be properly sized and installed by professionals—such as the members of our staff—to avoid problems.

Many premature air conditioning failures are actually causes by the way the AC unit was installed to start with. It’s important that when you go to buy an air conditioner, you understand just how our professionals complete a successful installation, while meeting the appropriate building codes and ensuring that you have the space to accommodate the system that you want. Continue reading

Deciding Whether You Need a New Air Conditioner

Most air conditioners today are manufactured to last 10-20 years, as long as they are professionally installed and well-maintained throughout their lifespan. However, every air conditioner has it limit, and at some point yours will wear down to the point that you have to replace it.

How do you know when you’ve reached this point though? Are there certain signs that it’s time to have your system replaced before the current one breaks down altogether? The good news is that yes, there is. You shouldn’t have to worry about having your AC system break down on you suddenly right in the middle of summer. Continue reading