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April 21, 2015

A/C Replacement: Comparing First Time and Lifetime Costs

Which is more important in pricing an A/C replacement: first time costs or lifetime costs? The answer is both. Many homeowners make the mistake of only considering first time costs when purchasing a new air conditioner. That decision can end up costing them a lot of money in the long run. Differences Between First Time and Lifetime Costs First time costs refers to all the costs involved with purchasing and installing the air conditioner. This can include the cost of […]
April 16, 2015

How to Troubleshoot an Air Conditioner That’s Acting Up

Air conditioners have a tendency to act up right at the start of the cooling season or during extremely hot weather when they’re under more strain. The following tips can help you troubleshoot an air conditioner problem before calling in a pro. Manual Thermostat Malfunctions If your air conditioner cycles on normally but shuts off again before it properly cools your home, your manual thermostat may need a heat anticipator adjustment. Just remove the thermostat cover, locate the anticaptor level […]
April 14, 2015

Tips for Decreasing Home Energy Consumption This Spring

When warmer weather arrives, you can reduce the effects on your energy bill by making some changes around the home. Here are important tips for decreasing home energy consumption this spring. Schedule an Air Conditioner Maintenance Check Before the spring season is fully underway, schedule a professional maintenance check for your air conditioning unit. Dirty coils or malfunctioning parts make your air conditioner work extra hard to keep you cool and may lessen the life of the system. Install a […]
April 9, 2015

Effective Cleaning Tips for Your A/C’s Evaporator Coils

Responsible for capturing the heat and humidity from your home, evaporator coils play a significant role in your home comfort during the cooling season. Generally made of copper, your A/C evaporator coils easily get covered with pollen, dust and other debris since they are often damp from the excess moisture in your home’s air. Over time, accumulated grime will significantly reduce their effectiveness. While we strongly recommend hiring an HVAC professional for a maintenance checkup and service in early fall […]