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Recommendations For A Helpful Air Conditioner System Repair

When you rely on your home's air conditioner to keep your home cool and comfortable, especially during some of the hottest summer temperatures, there can be no compromising when your system breaks down. There are many tasks you can do as a homeowner to check your system and complete some simple potential repairs, but when your efforts fail at your own DIY repairs, make sure you call in an HVAC professional.   Read More...

Signs It's Time To Talk To An AC Contractor About New Air Conditioning Installation

You know your air conditioner won't last forever, but you probably want to put it off as long as possible. Sometimes you know when your appliance needs to be replaced because of its age. Other times, surprise equipment failure could cause you to need a new air conditioner. Here are times you may need to invest in a new air conditioning installation. When An Expensive Part Fails If a part in your air conditioner, such as the compressor or the refrigerant coils, needs to be replaced, you could be looking at an expensive repair bill.   Read More...

2 Possible Reasons Why Your Home's Condensate Furnace Is Leaking Water

As part of your efforts to save money on your bills, you may have installed a condensate furnace the last time you needed to replace your old one. Because the system adds moisture to the hot air before it is dispersed through your home's ductwork, it is able to heat your home more evenly and efficiently than non-condensate furnaces. However, since the system creates and collects a large amount of condensation to use as its water source, there is always a possibility that leaks could occur.   Read More...

Four Air Conditioner Repairs To Have Completed Before Summer Hits

Preemptive maintenance and repair to your air conditioner is best done before you need to use it most and can be most effectively done by making sure it is thoroughly inspected by a professional. Proactive repairs can prevent water damage, high energy bills, and expensive parts replacement that can result in complete air conditioner failure. Electrical Parts Your air conditioner's electrical components are some of its most important parts. Some of the main parts are the start and run capacitors and the fuses, as these are chiefly responsible for supplying the power your air conditioner needs to both start and run continuously.   Read More...

3 Reasons To Consider A High-Efficiency Furnace

You can divide most modern gas furnaces into two broad categories: standard efficiency or high-efficiency. Standard efficiency furnaces must meet Department of Energy (DOE) regulations, which require them to maintain an 80% or higher efficiency. In real terms, this value means that 80% of your fuel goes into heating your home while 20% vents to the environment as waste heat. The definition for high-efficiency is slightly murkier, but they're typically condensing models with much higher AFUE ratings.   Read More...