When Your AC Breaks Down, Learn How to Troubleshoot It

If you’re extremely lucky, you’ll never have to experience your home’s air conditioning system breaking down on a hot day. Most people aren’t extremely lucky, however. That’s why it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with some of the common reasons that ACs break down....

Develop a Game Plan for Eliminating Allergy Triggers in Your Home

Spring is in the air, though that’s not always a good thing, especially if you’re one of the millions of Americans who suffer the living hell of allergies every year. Fortunately, nobody is defenseless from this common malady. You can take a number of effective...

Consider a Zoning System for Consistent Heating and Cooling

If you’ve got a house that has certain rooms or areas that are difficult to heat or cool (or both), congratulations! You’re just like a lot of other people. It’s not uncommon for a home’s heating and cooling system to face difficulties providing consistent comfort...

You’ll Save Money With a High-Efficiency Central AC

One of the most important considerations when purchasing a new whole-house air conditioning system for your home is energy efficiency. Your choice of efficiency level will have long-term consequences for your home comfort and household budget. If you make the right choice, those consequences will...

You Can Take Steps to Prevent AC and Heat Pump Theft at Your Home

In recent years, a certain type of crime has increased significantly in suburban America – people stealing the outside units of heat pump and air conditioning systems. These criminals typically abscond with HVAC compressor/condensers not because they want to use them for cooling or heating....

When’s the Last Time Your Home Had Its Air Ducts Cleaned?

With winter thankfully in the rear-view mirror, now’s a good time to think about hiring professional HVAC technicians to inspect and, if necessary, clean the air ducts in your home. After months and years of delivering conditioned air to all the rooms of your home,...

Do You Want Your AC to Run Right? Avoid These Six Things

A central air conditioner needs proper care or else it won’t deliver optimum cooling in your home in an efficient manner. To a large extent, this means learning the things you shouldn’t do. Here are six things you should NOT do to your home’s central...

First Cost vs. Lifetime Cost: There’s Usually No Competition

Consumers shopping for a big-ticket item face a common dilemma – deciding whether to buy an inexpensive model and save money at that moment, or buy a higher-priced model and hope that the superior product will translate into a longer service life, a better experience,...

Reduce Allergens in Your Home This Spring for Family Health

Inside a typical American home, the air is dirtier – often a good deal dirtier – than just outside the house, with many unwholesome contaminants posing a threat to family members who suffer from allergies and other respiratory issues. During allergy season, including in the...

Spring AC Maintenance Will Improve Performance and Efficiency

With spring here, don’t forget to prep your home’s air conditioning system for the approaching cooling season. The difference in performance and efficiency between a well-maintained AC or heat pump and one that hasn’t been taken care of are huge. Not to mention, the chances...

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