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Why Does Your Commercial Air Conditioner Need Maintenance?

May 15th, 2017

commercial-air-conditioner-maintenanceWhether you are a residential or commercial customer with us—or both—this is the time of year that we heavily promote how essential HVAC maintenance is to the performance of your cooling system. Preparing for the inevitable warm weather ahead with a thorough inspection and tune-up is the best way to avoid repair issues, energy waste, and—for our commercial clients—a severe business interruption due to a broken down system.

Franklin Lakes, NJ professional commercial HVAC services are a necessity for the convenience and comfort of your employees, customers, clients, and/or tenancies. Maintenance is also vital in protecting your HVAC equipment from overheating. Where a homeowner only needs to worry about the comfort of a few people, and maybe a minor inconvenience for the property, a business or commercial property owner must concern themselves with the comfort of many.

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Is It Time to Replace Your Air Conditioner?

May 1st, 2017

replace-your-air-conditioner-timeIn our previous blog post, we talked about the various factors that go into the cost of an air conditioner replacement. But how do you know if your AC system needs to be replaced to begin with? With not much time left before we start seeing warmer temperatures again, now is the time to think about the condition of your cooling system and determine if it’s ready to get you through one more season, or if now is the time to invest in a Wyckoff, NJ air conditioning replacement.

There are a number of signs and indications you can watch out for that your air conditioner needs to be replaced, which we’ve covered below.

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Determining How Much Your AC Replacement Will Cost

April 17th, 2017

ac-replacement-costAs spring progresses and our temperatures slowly but surely begin to warm, we’re all beginning to enjoy the weather once again. Soon enough, it will get hot enough to warrant the daily use of a fully functional AC system—are you ready?

When that all-too-familiar heat and humidity comes our way, you want the peace of mind that your cooling system is able to handle whatever comes its way. So, if you discovered last year that yours is possibly about to call it quits, then now is the time to consider Mahwah, NJ air conditioning replacement services. But what will this cost?

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Should I Replace a Failing AC Compressor?

April 3rd, 2017

replace-failing-compressorIf the thermostat is the “brain” of your air conditioning system, then your compressor is the system’s “heart.” This is one of the most essential components of the AC system, and without a functional compressor, your cooling system won’t produce any cold air at all.

When your air conditioner begins to experience operating problems, the best thing to do is contact your Allendale, NJ air conditioning service pros. The first thing we’ll investigate is, in fact, your compressor as many common AC issues stem from here. So, what if an HVAC technician informs you that yours is failing? What should your next step be?

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When to Schedule Professional Commercial HVAC Repairs

March 20th, 2017

professional-commercial-HVAC-scheduleWould you trust someone who builds toy cars for a living to perform mechanical repairs on your vehicle? If not, then you probably shouldn’t trust any standard handyman or residential-only HVAC technician for your Ramsey, NJ commercial HVAC services.

No matter what type of business or commercial space you run, it’s your responsibility to ensure that everyone who enters that property is comfortable doing so, throughout the year. This means having a professionally installed commercial HVAC system in place, and having that system serviced by professionals with experience in the commercial realm.

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Oil to Gas Conversion: Is it Worth It?

March 6th, 2017

oil-to-gas-conversion-worth-itAlthough we are still dealing with some pretty chilly temperatures, winter is coming to a close in just a couple short weeks. Hopefully, you had no problems with your heating system this season and you were able to warm your living space effectively and affordably.

If you’ve been using an oil-fired system though, chances are your wallet may be hurting a bit. In fact according to the US Energy Information Administration, it costs the average homeowner twice as much to heat their homes with oil versus gas over the course of the winter season.

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Take Advantage of This Superior Indoor Air Quality Product

February 20th, 2017

indoor-air-quality-productThe air quality in Wyckoff may be in good condition now, but that can quickly change depending on weather conditions. And when the weather warms up again and starts getting more humid, you’ll have more to worry about than just a little discomfort—including mold and mildew. One area that this can build-up in is in the cool, damp environment of your air ducts.

This is reason enough to consider a Wyckoff, NJ UV germicidal light installation. Also called UV lights or a UV air purifier, UV germicidal lights effectively kill harmful microorganisms at the source—your air ducts. Keep reading to learn more about these systems and what they can do for your home and your health.

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How Can a Whole-House Humidifier Benefit You?

February 6th, 2017

how-can-a-whole-house-humidifier-benefit-youCases of the flu are not rare this time of the year in New Jersey, particularly for 2017. We’re only a month into the New Year and already flu cases have reached dangerously high levels in this area. This is just one of the problems that a Mahwah, NJ humidifier installation could help you avoid, but a pretty significant one.

Dry air lowers immunity, which makes it easier for occupants of a home to pass along illnesses. Additional, dry air can make individuals who are already sick feel worse, whereas a humidifier can help ease symptoms. If you need even more of a reason to invest in one of these systems, we’ve shared even more advantages below.

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Don’t Let Uneven Heating Get You Down

January 23rd, 2017

Scarf around a miniature green house - conceptual view of protecting or isolating house

When you live somewhere that the average high in the winter time is between 36 to 39 degrees Fahrenheit, it’s no secret that an efficiently and effectively working heating system is absolutely vital to the comfort and health of your family. One of the most common Allendale, NJ heating repair calls we get is in regards to uneven heating within one’s home.

Many homeowners may not even think much of uneven heating—after all it makes sense that an upper floor would stay warmer than a lower floor, since heat rises, right? While this can of course cause some temperature fluctuation, you should never settle for discomfort while using your heater. You shouldn’t have to resort to just keeping out of the cooler rooms or turning the temperature up so high that it’s sweltering in one area but cooler in another.

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Why is a Clean Air Filter So Important?

January 16th, 2017

When you live in a climate such as ours that is stuffy hot during the summer and bitterly cold in the winter months, you tend to rely pretty heavily on your HVAC systems—both heating and cooling. However, too many homeowners fail to give their central furnaces and air conditioners the attention that they really need in order to perform at their best.

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