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Getting Ready for AC Installation

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If you are planning to install an air conditioner, you should prepare for the installation so that everything runs smoothly when the installers arrive. The following are some air conditioning installation preparation measures that can help. Ensure Your Availability You need to be available on the installation day. The installers may need clarifications on some issues around your home, and you should also ask the installer some questions about your new system.…

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Important Tasks To Complete Before Starting Up Your AC Unit

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If you are starting to enjoy the warm weather and are thinking of turning your AC unit on, then there are a few extremely important things that you are going to want to do beforehand. Keep reading to learn about a few of these tasks. Check Your Refrigerant Lines Most newer AC systems will contain a refrigerant called R410A instead of the old R-22. R410 and the other types of newer refrigerants are much more environmentally friendly.…

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Three Reasons to Regularly Change Your Furnace's Air Filter

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Your furnace’s air filter has a fairly obvious name: it acts as a screen that removes dust, dirt, and other airborne particles from the air intake of your unit, ensuring that they are not spread throughout your home. Naturally, over time your air filter will become clogged with these particles, which can impede the flow of air through the filter. When this happens, a number of complications can occur to both your furnace and your house at large.…

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4 Ways To Keep Cool In The Summer

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Summer is one of the most beautiful times of the year. It can be a great season to go swimming and enjoy the great outdoors. Unfortunately, summer can also be a very hot and uncomfortable season. Keep cool this summer by using these four tips at home: 1. Stay hydrated. When it’s hot outside, your body sweats to keep you cool. If you’re not drinking enough liquid, this can lead to dehydration that can make you even more uncomfortable.…

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Is It Time To Stop Repairing And Start Replacing Your HVAC Equipment?

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  Whether it’s your furnace or your air conditioning unit, breakdowns are bound to happen eventually. Ideally, it won’t be at the height of the heating or cooling season, and while your HVAC contractor can usually quickly get you back up and running, there comes a time to consider replacement. Here are four factors to look at when deciding the time is right for a new furnace or central air conditioning unit.…

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When Is It Time to Call an Appliance Repair Pro?

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Having an appliance repair services technician deal with a problem is likely to cost some money, so it’s a good idea to learn when that would be a solid investment versus when that’s just not the right solution. It’s worth considering the pros and cons of hiring one in these four situations. The Appliance Is Relatively Cheap Spending money to have a residential appliance repair services company fix a fairly cheap machine is likely to be a bad idea, but you’ll need to consider what constitutes “…

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3 Reasons To Invest In Propane Heating

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When homeowners think about heating, they normally think of the usual suspects — electricity, natural gas, fuel oil, etc., but one fuel source that’s often left off most homeowners’ minds is propane. Also known as liquefied petroleum gas or LPG for short, most people think of propane as a fuel for camping and cooking, but propane also offers a high energy alternative to natural gas and other traditional fuels. If you’re in the market for a new heating solution for your home, consider the following reasons for switching to propane heating.…

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Interior And Through-The-Wall AC

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There are many small AC systems that can be used in place of a central AC system. Window and portable units are popular, but there are also some a few different types of wall-mounted units to consider. This article compares wall units to through-the-wall units. These new systems are similar in many ways, but they have some important differences that you want to consider. Interior Units Interior wall-mounted units are those that are powered by electricity and can be mounted to the inside of any wall.…

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Do You Feel Your House Air Is Full Of Allergens? What To Know About Your AC Unit

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If you feel like your house is always dusty and musty and you think that the problem is your air conditioning unit, you want to call the AC professionals right away to make sure that your air is clean and safe in the home. Your unit could be blowing toxins around your home because it’s dirty and you haven’t taken the time to properly maintain it. Here are some of the reasons you want to look into air conditioning repair, and signs that there are problems.…

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Stay Cool! The Top Signs It Is Time To For AC Replacement

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When it is hot outside, the last thing you want is for your air conditioning unit to kick the bucket, leaving you without cold air in your home. However, if you wait too long to replace your air conditioning unit, this is a predicament you may find yourself facing. Knowing when to replace your AC unit can help you avoid this scenario and stay cool this summer. Here are a few of the signs that it is time to replace your AC unit.…

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