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Why You Need Air Conditioning Maintenance This Summer

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Everyone is starting to rely on their air conditioners to keep them cool from day to day as we move into the summer. This is the most stressful time of year for air conditioners, which means more problems are likely to emerge as the season goes on. While it’s always a good idea to keep an eye out for air conditioner problems, a reactive approach alone isn’t going to be as effective on its own. To truly keep your air conditioner in good shape, you’re going to need to schedule preventive maintenance.

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Why You Should Upgrade to a New Pool Pump this Summer

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Prime pool weather is upon us, and thousands of people across the state are cooling off in their pools. Before you jump into yours, though, there are some things you need to consider. Is your pool in the best shape it can be? Are there any aspects of your pool, especially the systems that maintain it, which should be reevaluated? Specifically, is your pool pump reliable enough to last another summer? Let’s take a closer look at the pool pump, and why it might be a good idea to install a new one.

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Reasons to Consider Installing Ductless Air Conditioning this Summer

Monday, June 15th, 2015

More and more people are starting to use their air conditioners on a daily basis as we move further into summer. For some of us, though, our current air conditioning systems won’t make it through another summer. If that’s the case for you, you’re going to need to find another system sooner rather than later. It wouldn’t be comfortable to spend an entire summer without air conditioning, after all. Why not consider installing an alternate cooling system, while you’re in the market? Read on to find out more about ductless air conditioning systems.

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How do I Know When to Replace My Water Heater

Monday, June 8th, 2015

Water heaters are pretty sturdy machines. Despite constant exposure to water and daily use, they can last up to 15 years before requiring replacement. No matter how well you take care of yours, though, rest assured that it will eventually need replacement. It is important that you recognize when your water heater is nearing the end of its life. You don’t want your water heater to actually die on you before replacing it with a new one, unless you’re okay with spending a day or two without any hot water. So, let’s take a look at the signs that you need a new water heater.

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Improve Your Air Conditioning System with Zone Control

Monday, June 1st, 2015

Central air is an effective way to keep cool during the summer months, but it’s not perfect. A centralized air conditioner actually wastes a lot of energy, owing primarily to 2 things. First, it is often controlled by a single thermostat. This means that the air conditioner commonly provides certain rooms with too much cool air, or too little, creating hot and cold spots. Which brings us to our second problem: central air can only condition all of the house, or none of it. This means lots of wasted energy on rooms that are not in use. If you want to improve your air conditioner efficiency this summer, you should take a look at installing a zone control system. Read on to find out more about zone control, and the benefits it provides.

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How Duct Sealing can Improve Your Air Conditioner Efficiency

Monday, June 1st, 2015

Though it they may not seem like much, the ducts in your home play a vital role in helping your central air conditioner operate properly. So, when those ducts develop problems, it can have a pretty substantial negative effect on the air conditioning system. It is just as important to keep your ducts in good repair as it is to keep your air conditioner healthy. Don’t believe us? Read on to find out just how important duct sealing is to your air conditioner efficiency.

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