The Benefits Of A Mini-Split AC System

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The central air-conditioning system is the most common way to cool a home. While there are obvious uses for central air, there are times when you can get better efficiency, and, therefore, better savings by using a mini-split system. What Is a Mini-Split AC Unit? Before you can use a mini-split system in your home, you have to know what it is. Similar to a central-air cooling system, a mini-split system will have an separate condenser unit located on the outside of your home.

10 March 2016

Keeping Cool While Your AC Unit Is Being Serviced

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If your AC unit poops out during the summer, this can be a real bummer. Sometimes AC servicing cannot be done right away or parts might be on order. Your family doesn't need to suffer without the relief of air conditioning. Here are four things that your can do to stay cool while you are waiting for your air conditioning to be back in action. 1. Plan a Mini Vacation

8 March 2016

4 Tips For Making Your Air Conditioner Last Longer

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If you live in a part of the country that has hot summers, your air conditioner probably runs often in order to keep your home at an optimal temperature. Replacing an air conditioner with a new unit can cost a lot of money, so most people want to keep their a/c working properly for as long as possible. Use the following tips to make your air conditioner last longer: Schedule Regular Tune Ups

3 March 2016

3 Ways To Prepare For An Air Conditioner Installation This Summer

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If you are going to need a new air conditioning unit this summer, there are ways to prepare for this kind of an installation.  The main three ways to prepare for an AC unit installation include: find the best system that suits your needs, enroll in regular maintenance programs for your unit, and consider getting a heat pump as well. Spend your time to make sure you choose the best system for your needs.

3 March 2016

The Consequences Of Improperly Ventilating A Home

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Homes must be designed in a way that lets a certain amount of air escape to the outside. Known as ventilation, the process of discharging air to the outdoors and bringing fresh air inside ensures that moisture, allergens, and dangerous gases don't build up inside the home. Exhaust fans, roof vents, attic fans, and furnace exhaust systems all work together to ventilate a home. But sometimes, homes are not as well ventilated as they should be.

2 March 2016

What Exactly Is A Split HVAC System, Anyway?

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Most homeowners know HVAC is an acronym that stands for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. It is, however, not uncommon for there to be a lot of terminology an HVAC technician uses that you may not understand. For example, you may have an HVAC technician recommend getting a split system for your homeā€”the only problem being the fact that you have no idea what a split system is. In trying to decide if this is a recommendation you should consider, it helps to learn more about split systems.

2 March 2016

How Do Your Interior Doors Affect Your Air Conditioning?

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If you're responsible for paying the electric bill in your home, you probably get pretty upset if someone leaves the front or back porch door open while the air conditioner is running. But did you ever think about how your interior doors might affect how well your air conditioner performs? Here's what you should know. Your Air Conditioner is a Giant Vacuum Your air conditioner is a giant vacuum that pulls in heat.

2 March 2016