Why Your Air Conditioner Output is Dropping

May 23rd, 2016

With the temperature outside rising, now is the worst possible time to have your air conditioner start failing. If your air conditioner output is dropping, there could be a couple of different reasons why. Let’s take a look at why your air conditioner output may be lower than it should be.

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Do I Need a New Water Heater?

May 16th, 2016

Water heaters are built to be very sturdy systems, but they aren’t invincible. No matter how well you take care of your water heater, there will eventually come a point where it just can’t keep up anymore. It’s important that you be able to recognize when that happens, so that you can have a new one installed as soon as possible. You don’t want to be surprised by your water heater suddenly dying on you, right? Let’s take a look at some of the signs that you need a new water heater.

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Consider Installing a Humidifier This Summer

May 11th, 2016

Summers can get pretty warm around here, and you’re probably already using your air conditioner to keep your home cool on a regular basis. Using your air conditioner that often can have some downsides, though, including drying out your home’s air by lowering the temperature past the dew point. Let’s take a look at how low humidity in your home can affect you, and how a humidifier can help you out this summer.

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Why Installing a Sump Pump is a Good Idea

May 9th, 2016

Flooding is a pretty common occurrence around here, even if it’s rarely of the full-home-submersion variety. If you’ve ever had a basement or crawlspace flood during a storm, then you know how incredibly damaging it can be. Even moderate amounts of water damage can cost thousands of dollars to repair, which is why it’s worth taking steps to protect flood-prone areas. Read on to find out more about sump pumps, and how they can benefit your home.

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Listen for These Strange Air Conditioner Noises

May 2nd, 2016

As we move further into summer, you’re going to start using your air conditioner to keep cool more often. That means more wear and tear on the system, which means more chances for something to break. One of the first signs that there’s a problem with your air conditioner is strange noises coming from inside it. So, let’s go over some of the strange air conditioner noises that indicate a problem with your system.

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Beware of These 2 Heat Pump Problems This Summer

April 25th, 2016

Heat pumps are no more immune to problems than any other climate control system, especially during high-usage times like summer. As you rely on your heat pump to keep cool this summer, remember that it’s more likely for the system to develop problems the more you use it. Let’s take a look at some of the problems your heat pump might develop, and how to respond to them.

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Does My Air Conditioner Need More Refrigerant?

April 18th, 2016

Summer is almost here, and people are busy getting their homes ready for the heat. When we show up to a customer’s home to service their air conditioner, they often ask us if they need to add more refrigerant to their system. Let’s take a look at how your air conditioner actually uses refrigerant, and when you need to refill the system.

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Be Sure to Schedule Maintenance Bi-Annually for Your Heat Pump

April 13th, 2016

With summer just around the corner, many people are starting to schedule preventive maintenance for their air conditioners. If you are using a heat pump, you may think that you don’t have to schedule spring maintenance. You’ve probably already had preventive maintenance done in the last sixth months, as you prepared for winter. However, that doesn’t mean that you can skip out on it now. Read on to find out more about why you need to schedule maintenance for your heat pump twice a year.

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Beware of These Signs That You Have a Leak in Your Plumbing

April 11th, 2016

Plumbing leaks are pretty difficult to detect under normal circumstances, which is a pretty big problem considering how much damage they can cause. When it comes to mitigating plumbing leaks, you really want to be able to detect them as soon as possible. So, how is a homeowner supposed to discover leaks early without professional training or equipment? Let’s take a look at some of the signs that you have a leak in your plumbing.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Icing Over?

April 4th, 2016

Spring is coming to an end, which means you’re probably already starting to use your air conditioner on an increasingly regular basis. As you start to use your air conditioner more often, you may start to notice ice forming on the inside unit. This is not a good sign, and is something that needs to be addressed sooner rather than later. Read on to find out more about why air conditioner ice is such a bad thing.

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