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Make Sure That You Schedule Ductless Maintenance

July 9th, 2018

ductless-system-maintenanceSummer is officially here. Have you been using your ductless mini split a lot? Whether you have or not, you probably will be soon. Before it gets to that point, though, you should definitely take stock of where your system is in terms of health.

The best way to do that is to schedule maintenance for it. Yes, even if you’ve already had maintenance done on it in the past year. Let’s have a look at why ductless mini splits have different maintenance needs than other systems, and why it’s so important that they have those needs met.

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Is it Time for a New Air Conditioner?

June 25th, 2018

ACAir conditioners don’t last forever. No matter how well you take care of your system, there will come a point where you need to install a new one. If you’re not sure when exactly you should replace your air conditioner, there are a number of ways to tell. The best way is to have a professional take a look at the system for you, as they’ll be the most accurate when it comes to estimating the remaining life in the system. Before you call your technician, though, you can also keep an eye out for the following signs that you need a new air conditioner.

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Get Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer with Preventive Maintenance

June 11th, 2018

air-conditioning-maintenanceSummer is here, but it’s not too late to make sure that your air conditioner is ready for the season. If you haven’t already scheduled preventive maintenance, you should do it as soon as possible! Preventive maintenance is the single best way to make sure that your air conditioner can cope with whatever the summer can throw at it. Read on to find out more about why air conditioning maintenance is so important for the health of your system.

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Keep Your Commercial HVAC System Healthy with These Tips

May 28th, 2018

commercial-rooftop-unitIf you’re not already running your commercial climate control system on a daily basis, you will be soon. As you rely on your air conditioner to keep your building cool, you need to give some thought to how you’re going to keep it in good condition throughout the season. There are a number of ways to make sure that your commercial HVAC system stays in good condition, even during high-stress seasons like summer. Read on to find out the best ways to keep your commercial HVAC system healthy over the next few months, and beyond.

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Make Sure You Call for Repairs if Your Air Conditioner Is Doing This

May 14th, 2018

air-conditionerAir conditioners are placed under a lot of strain during the summer season. More strain means more wear and tear, which means a higher chance for problems to develop. That doesn’t mean that you should just go without using your air conditioner, of course. It just means that you should keep an eye out for any signs that your air conditioner is struggling in some way. If you can respond quickly to a malfunction and get it repaired, it’ll be better off in the long run. Have a look at the following signs that your air conditioner is in need of repairs.

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Indoor Air Quality Concerns You Should Be Aware Of

April 30th, 2018

woman-blowing-noseEveryone puts effort into getting their air to just the right amount of cool during the summer, which is all well and good. No one wants to live in a sauna for several months out of the year. You shouldn’t just be focused on keeping your home’s air cool, though. You should also take steps to make sure that your indoor air quality is as high as possible. Low indoor air quality can cause all kinds of problems for both your health and comfort levels this summer. Take a look at some of the factors that contribute to poor indoor air quality below, and what you can do to address them.

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Yes, You Need to Schedule Bi-Annual Heat Pump Maintenance

April 16th, 2018

Heat-pumpWell, it’s that time again. Time for your spring heat pump preventive maintenance appointment! Now, if you’ve had your heat pump tuned-up sometime in the last 6-8 months, you might be wondering why we’re saying such a thing after less than a year. The answer is simple: heat pumps need more maintenance than air conditioners or heaters. Avoiding bi-annual maintenance is a great way to make your heat pump less efficient and more prone to issues. Don’t believe us? Read on to find out why this is.

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It’s Almost Time for Spring AC Maintenance

April 2nd, 2018

air-conditioner-cashWe don’t have long before the summer arrives, and the weather begins to heat up. There are a lot of things that you should be doing now to get your home ready for the summer season. One of the most important things you should be doing is scheduling preventive maintenance. Proper preventive maintenance will ensure that your air conditioner is ready for the added strain of summer, while neglecting maintenance will make it more likely for problems to occur later on in the season. Read on for more information on why you should be scheduling preventive maintenance for your system this spring.

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Help Your Boiler Finish Winter Strong With These Tips

March 19th, 2018

Gas-fired boiler.We’re getting to the end of winter now, but we have a few weeks of cold weather left before getting into air conditioning season. If you’re relying on a boiler to keep your home warm through the rest of the winter, you should make sure that it finishes out the season in the best possible shape. Follow the tips below to keep your boiler in good condition.

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Need a New Heater? How About a Ductless System!

March 5th, 2018

ductless-system-installationWe’re coming to the end of winter in a few weeks, which may seem like an odd time to consider replacing your heating system. Still, if you have reason to believe that your current system just isn’t up to the task of keeping you warm for another season, now might be a good time to install a new one. That way, you don’t have to scramble to find one at the same time as everyone else!

There are a lot of different home heating options available on the market, but today we’re going to focus on a specific one. Let’s take a look at ductless mini splits, and what one can do for you during the winter season.

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