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Archive for March, 2016

Call for Repairs if Your Air Conditioner is Icing Over

Monday, March 28th, 2016

As you start to rely on your air conditioner more often to keep you cool, you may notice ice forming on the coil of the system. It may seem like this is a good thing. After all, isn’t the air conditioner supposed to be creating cool conditions? In fact, ice on the air conditioner is a sign that the system is in trouble, and that you should call for repairs right away. Let’s take a look at why air conditioners start to ice over, and what you can do about it.

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A Reminder About Why Heat Pumps Need Bi-Annual Maintenance

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Spring is here, and across the country air conditioners are starting to be used on a regular basis. Along with that added usage comes more wear and tear, though. Before you get into the hottest months of the year, it’s a good idea to make sure that your air conditioner gets professional maintenance. This is especially true if you’re using a heat pump. Read on to find out more about why heat pump maintenance needs to be conducted every spring.

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Signs That You Have an Air Conditioning Problem

Monday, March 14th, 2016

As we get closer and closer to summer, you’re probably going to start using our air conditioning system more often. The more you use your air conditioner, the more strain is going to be put on the system and the more likely it will become that a problem develops. You should keep an eye out for signs that your air conditioner is having a problem, so that you can get it repaired as quickly as possible. Read on to find out more about signs that you have an air conditioning problem.

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How the Anode Rod Keeps Your Water Heater from Rusting

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Any metallic system that deals with water on a regular basis will eventually start to rust. It is inevitable. How, then, do water heaters manage to last so long without rusting out, despite being in contact with water almost constantly? The answer is a small part called the anode rod. Read on to find out more about the anode rod, and why you should have yours checked at least once a year.

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