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Insulating Your Home To Help Your HVAC System

When we couldn't get our home to cool down last summer, we started checking our HVAC system. We found out that our air conditioning system was working fine, but the air just seemed to leave our house rapidly. We contacted an HVAC contractor to run a few tests, and he concluded that we had a severe insulation problem. After showing us which rooms had bad leaks, he recommended a business to come out and remedy the situation. This blog is all about insulating your home and helping you to keep that carefully heated and cooled air inside, where it belongs.

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Should You Install Your AC Unit Yourself?

If you try to install an AC yourself, there are several things that are likely to go wrong. You might damage the unit, and you could injure yourself. You may also be forced to spend even more money to have an AC installation service correct the problems that result from a faulty AC installation. Some AC Units Can Be Very Complicated You will definitely not want to install split or ductless systems by yourself. Read More 

How Does Air Filtering Keep Your Family Healthy?

How safe is the indoor air your family is breathing? There is an increased awareness of the role quality indoor air has on long-term health effects. You may think that you are safe indoors, but indoor air often contains pollutants, including dangerous elements such as radon. Poor-quality indoor air has been linked to problems such as asthma and neurological problems. Air filtering is beneficial to your family's health in various ways: Read More 

Your Monthly AC Maintenance Checklist

Your air conditioner can only keep your indoor living spaces cool if it is cared for properly. Since most of the components that make up your home's cooling system are out of sight, it's easy to overlook some basic maintenance tasks that could improve the overall efficiency of your AC system. Invest time and energy into a few simple monthly maintenance tasks so that you can preserve the efficiency of your AC unit and extend the life of your cooling system well into the future. Read More 

Why Won’t The AC Shut Off?

A constantly running air conditioner can lead to all sorts of problems. Not only is it wasteful in terms of energy consumption, but the constant running can also prematurely wear out and damage the parts in your AC, leading to expensive repairs or premature unit replacement in the future. Symptoms The most obvious symptom is that the fan is always running. The AC simply never powers off. Sometimes there may be no cool air coming out of the vents, but yet the hum of the fan motor will still be heard. Read More 

3 HVAC Questions That You Should Know The Answer To

Does your home's HVAC system feel like a bit of a mystery to you? If so, you likely have a few questions about it that you've been meaning to know the answer to. Should You Shut Down The HVAC System To Change The Filter? When the time comes to change the filter on your furnace or air conditioner, you're likely wondering if you need to bother with shutting the whole thing down for such a simple swap. Read More