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How to Keep Your Cool When the Mercury is Rising

When the heat is rising to record-breaking levels, it can be really tough to stay cool. This summer, I found that my air conditioner had trouble keeping up with the temperatures. It wasn't that the AC wasn't working, it was just that I couldn't seem to get my house cooled down as much as I wanted. I worried that I would have to replace the whole AC system. Luckily, I have a good friend who works as an HVAC contractor. He took a look at my system and gave good news -- it didn't need to be replaced. Instead, he shared a lot of tips for helping my air conditioner work more efficiently, as well as some ideas to help supplement the AC and keep the house cooler. I'm using those tips to create this blog to share ways for all of us to keep cool on the hottest days.

How To Improve Your AC Airflow

18 September 2017
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The AC in your home is susceptible to decreased airflow over the years. Even if the main components are cleaned and serviced on a regular basis, your airflow might slow down over time. If you can find the cause of your slow airflow (there could be multiple causes), you can fix the problem much easier. Some problems can be easily fixed while others will need to be handled by professionals. This article explains how to check for the two most common problems with AC airflow: Read More …

2 Easy Ways To Improve Your HVAC Capabilities

6 September 2017
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When it comes to HVAC, efficiency is the name of the game. This is why manufactures of condensers, furnaces, pumps, and evaporators are always touting the energy efficiency qualities of their new products. Of course, having energy efficient appliances is the most important way to keep your HVAC system cost down. However, there are other elements within the system that can greatly effect the efficiency and productivity of these appliances. This article explains three ways you can get the most out of your HVAC system by simply doing some regular maintenance to some of the rudimentary components: Read More …

3 Electrical Reasons Why Your AC Unit’s Compressor Does Not Kick On

14 August 2017
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After noticing that your house is not cooling down, you may have discovered that the AC's compressor is not kicking on. If so, there could be an electrical issue preventing the compressor from working. Below are three possible electrical reasons why your air conditioner's compressor does not kick on as it should. Tripped Reset Button As part of your central air conditioning unit's safety features, there is a reset button that turns the compressor off if an electrical surge is detected by the sensors. Read More …

3 Tips For Buying And Maintaining Home Heating

24 July 2017
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To make sure that you are getting the best from your home heating, you always need to get the help of contractors that can provide you with any service that you need. By learning a little bit about home heating system maintenance and finding the help of professionals that can look out for you, you'll be well taken care of. Consider the guidelines in this article and use them to get the most out of your home heating. Read More …

Summer Heatwaves And Cooling Problems: 3 Common AC Parts Failures And The Repairs You Will Need

24 July 2017
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During the summer months, there are many parts on your AC that can fail; blowers stop working, compressors overheat and coils can freeze-over. Some of the problems may have simple solutions to get your AC working again, while other issues will mean that some parts need to be replaced. Here are some of the common parts that fail during summer heatwaves when your AC is working its hardest: 1. Freezing Coils and the Problems That They Cause with AC Systems Read More …