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The Benefits of Using Zone Control with Your Air Conditioner

Monday, April 10th, 2017

We’re out of the rainy season, and quickly approaching the hottest months of the year. If you’re not already relying on your air conditioner to keep you cool on a daily basis, you will be soon. Most homeowners make use of centralized air conditioning to stay comfortable during the summer, which is all well and good. However, central air conditioning is not perfect. There are a number of ways that central air conditioning could be improved, one of which is by using zone control.

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Get Your AC Tuned Up Before Summer!

Monday, March 27th, 2017

We may have gotten record rainfall over the last few months, but that time is almost at an end. Spring is here, and for us that means it’s time to prepare our homes for the hot months. Before summer gets here, it’s a very good idea to make sure that your air conditioner is ready to cope with the heat. That means scheduling preventive maintenance now, before you start to rely on the system on a regular basis. Have a look at some of the reasons that you really should schedule preventive maintenance in the next couple of weeks.

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Why You May Want to Replace Your Old AC, Even if it’s Working

Monday, September 7th, 2015

Air conditioners can last a good long time, especially with proper care and maintenance. Unfortunately, no air conditioner lasts forever. The average air conditioning system is manufactured to last between 15 and 20 years at most. Past that point, it tends to be far more troublesome to keep the system operating than it is to replace it. Let’s look at some of the specific reasons why you may want to replace your old air conditioner, even if it hasn’t broken down yet.

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Solutions to Uneven Climate Control

Monday, August 24th, 2015

We’ve all experienced hot and cold spots in different areas of our home, and it can be a terribly uncomfortable thing. For many, it’s a bit of a mystery why this actually happens. Oftentimes, it’s not a problem with your air conditioner or heater, as you might think. Much of the time, it’s the result of two things: uneven insulation coverage between rooms and the inability of central climate control systems to modulate their output. There are a couple of different solutions you could try to fix this. Let’s take a look at several of them.

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The Importance of Air Conditioning Maintenance

Monday, August 17th, 2015

We’ve written about the importance of prompt repairs when it comes to preserving your air conditioner’s health. While it’s always a very good thing to call for repairs as soon as you suspect a problem, having that be your only plan for air conditioner health is not ideal. The best way to maintain your air conditioner’s health is actually to schedule professional maintenance at least once a year. Read on to find out more about why air conditioning maintenance is so important.

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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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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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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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How Can You Tell When it’s Time for a New Air Conditioner?

Monday, May 18th, 2015

No matter how well you take care of your air conditioner, you will eventually have to replace it. With summer fast approaching, now is the time to start thinking about whether or not your air conditioner is going to make it another season. After all, you don’t want to spend several days without air conditioning in the middle of one of the hottest days of the year while you look for a new system. With that in mind, have a look at these signs that it’s time for a new air conditioner.

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