Four Ways To Reduce Air Conditioning Energy Bills

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Your residential air conditioner is one of the most power-hungry appliances in your home, especially in the height of summer when outside temperatures are neither comfortable or pleasant to experience. A constantly running air conditioner can greatly increase your energy bills, which can be a financial expense that can be hard to bear. Fortunately, there are a handful of things that you can do to reduce your air conditioning associated energy bills.

16 January 2018

Don't Let Holiday Lighting Compromise Your Home's Electrical System

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With the holidays quickly approaching, many homeowners are getting excited about decorating their homes, lawns, and fences with twinkling lights. Adding lights, blow up figurines, and other festive holiday decor to your yard an quickly propel you to the top of the neighborhood's best-decorated list, but these added electrical features can also put a strain on your home's electrical system. Here are three tips to keep in mind when hanging holiday lights to ensure your festive decor doesn't leave you with major electrical problems in the future.

30 November 2017

Three Reasons Why Your Air Conditioner's Air Flow Is Weak

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One minute it seems like your air conditioner is keeping you cool and the next it seems like there just isn't enough air circulating around your home. Poor air circulation can cause uneven cooling in your home and may result in your machine breaking down sooner than expected. Here are three reasons why your air conditioner's air flow is weak and what you can do to resolve the issue. Problematic Air Filters

17 October 2017

How To Improve The Efficiency Of A Window Air Conditioning Unit

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Window air conditioners are designed to provide cooling to the room that they are installed in, and are the go-to cooling solution for smaller homes and apartment buildings in which a central air conditioner would be impractical or impossible to install. In order to maximize the efficiency of your window unit, there are a handful of tips and tricks that you should implement. Higher Fan Settings Most air conditioning units have two separate settings, one for the actual cooling and one for the fan to blow that cool air throughout the air.

23 September 2017

Don't Take A Pass On The Maintenance: Why Your Heater Needs A Tune-Up Before Winter Arrives

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You know your car needs a tune-up, but did you know your heater needs one too. Just like your car needs a tune-up to keep it running smoothly, so does your heater. In fact, without an annual tune-up, your heater could leave you out in the cold next winter. If you're not sure why your heater needs a tune-up, here are four reasons for you to consider. Protects Your Family

7 September 2017

Remove A Carpenter Bee Nest From Your A/C Condenser Unit's Exterior Before Cleaning The Unit

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If a carpenter bee nest is attached to your outdoor air conditioner's condenser unit, removing it will prevent blockages inside of the unit, which could interrupt airflow in your home. The following steps describe how to safely destroy bees and remove the hive before cleaning the condenser unit. Maintain the unit to prevent pests from building a nest on the unit's exterior again. Materials You Will Need gloves large net or fabric mesh drop light powder pesticide spray pesticide rake broom cordless drill screwdriver waterproof cloth hose coil cleaning agent wire brush detergent cloths sponge shop vacuum cleaner tarp Eliminate The Carpenter Bees And Hive

18 August 2017

3 Keys to Home AC Repair and Maintenance

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If you want your home to stay comfortable, you'll need to take it upon yourself to make maintenance and repair a top priority. If you need the best performance out of your air conditioner, it is crucial that you figure out some of the most important steps to take. Think about the tips below and contact a high-quality HVAC professional that will serve you.  Change out the cabin filters If your air conditioner begins to give you issues, the first thing you should check on is the cabin filter.

7 August 2017