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Squashing The Most Common Myths Concerning Ductless Mini Split Heating And Air Systems

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With an array of fitting applications and a good reputation for energy efficiency, ductless mini split heating and air systems seem like a logical choice for homeowners. Even though you may have heard about the advantages of these modern systems, you may be hesitant to make the change in your own home. This hesitation usually comes from prevailing myths surrounding these systems. To better understand if a ductless mini split system is the right fit for you and your home, it is best to get these nagging misconceptions out fo the way right off the bat.

7 August 2016

Maintenance You Should Perform To Reduce The Frequency Of AC Repairs

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If you use an air conditioner in your home, you not only have to worry about the cost of operating your unit, but you also have to worry about the cost of maintaining and repairing your furnace. With all of the bills and unexpected expenses that the typical homeowner has to contend with, you might be tempted to eliminate costs wherever you can. You should not, however, neglect maintenance to save money in the short run because a poorly maintained system can increase operating and repair costs.

8 July 2016

Common Causes For Air Conditioning Problems

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If you've been having some problems with your air conditioning lately, then you might be getting frustrated. After all, some problems can be extremely hard to identify and fix, especially if you are trying to handle everything on your own. However, the right knowledge can often mean all the difference in the world, potentially allowing you to fix your air conditioning problems cheaply and quickly. Here are some of the most common reasons why your air conditioner might not be operating as efficiently as possible:

25 February 2016

Why You Should Consider Heating Your Home With Natural Gas

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When it comes to heating your home, there are a number of different types of energy to choose from. Electricity, natural gas, propane, and heating oil are all viable options, which can make it pretty hard to choose one. However, each type of energy is uniquely suited to a different purpose, which means that some options might be ideal for your current situation, while others might be more expensive or unwieldy than you might want.

25 February 2016

How To Maintain An AC Fan

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The fan on the condensing unit of an air conditioner is often the first thing that needs to be repaired. The fan is protected by a cage that is meant to keep out birds and rodents. However, the cage does not protect the fan from water, dirt and other debris that could ruin its functionality. After some time, your fan blades can get rusty. Also, the output vent leading to the fan compartment can get blocked.

15 January 2016

Conditions That May Cause Your Furnace To Smell Like It's Burning

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Your furnace is an essential part of your home and should provide you excellent comfort at all times. However, it also has ways of letting you something just is not right. You should take care of it as if it is a part of your family. In a way it is, because without it, how pleasurable would your time spent at home be if the weather is really cold? Prepare it to Run Again

30 November 2015

Tips For Spotting A Heating Oil Tank Leak

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If you want to make sure that you are not wasting any heating fuel, you need to keep an eye out for oil tank leaks. To help you do just that, you will want to take a few minutes to review the following tips. This way, you can have the problem corrected before too much money is wasted on heating oil that is not getting used to actually warm up your home.

14 September 2015

How Central Air Works And The Importance Of Keeping The Filter Clean

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You've more than likely heard that it's crucial for you to make sure you keep the filter for your central air conditioning system clean. However, many people still continue to ignore this advice, causing them higher energy bills and possibly even problems with their cooling system. To understand the importance of your air conditioners filter, you first need to understand how your air conditioner works. This will help you understand why it's so important.

25 August 2015

Four Tips for Repairing and Maintaining an Evaporative Cooling System

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If you live in a dry climate, an evaporative cooler may be the affordable cooling solution for your home. These systems have many benefits such as energy efficiency, but they will also require regular maintenance and repairs. Some of the things you will need to do include annual maintenance and maintenance throughout the season. There may also be small repairs that need to be done occasionally. Here are some of the things that you may want to know about your maintenance and repair needs for your cooling.

20 July 2015

Boost Your AC Unit: Three Ways to Beat the Summer Heat

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The better your home shelters you from the summer heat, the less you have to worry about summer cooling costs. In other words, the key to getting the most efficiency from your AC system is to understand how heat enters your home and then improve your home's heat defenses. A good place to start heat proofing your home is by improving the heat resistance of your roof and windows.  Roofing and AC Costs

8 July 2015