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  • 3 Good Reasons To Have Your Home's New Air Conditioning System Installed By A Professional

    You may be tempted to try and install your new air conditioning system yourself in order to avoid the cost of professional installation, but you're likely to miss out on many benefits by doing so. Here are just a few good reasons to have your home's new air conditioning system installed by a professional contractor: Save Some Time and Possibly Some Money One great reason to have your home's new air conditioner professionally installed is to save yourself some time and frustration.
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  • Outside Doesn't Mean Dirt-Resistant: Clean The Cooling Fins On Your AC Compressor

    Your central air conditioning compressor has to be able to handle bad weather because of the compressor's outdoor location. However, that doesn't mean the compressor is maintenance-free. You still need to perform maintenance on the whole system, including the outdoor compressor. Neglecting the compressor can lead to a quick AC breakdown, something that you don't want to deal with in summer when repair companies are handling a high volume of calls.
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  • Understanding And Troubleshooting Electric Forced-Air Heaters For New Homeowners

    As a new homeowner, you have a lot to learn about the various systems working behind the scenes to keep your family comfortable and safe. In addition to learning about plumbing and electrical systems, you must also have a basic understanding of the HVAC system. Though an electric forced-air furnace looks like a scary mystery to many new homeowners, they really are fairly simple appliances. Even though you may not want to tackle working on your own furnace when it has issues, having some basic knowledge about its parts and how they work is advisable.
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  • 4 Energy Efficient Heating Solutions To Upgrade Your Home And Save This Winter

    If you have an outdated heating system for your home, you may want to consider upgrades to improve energy efficiency. Today, there are many options for more efficient heating for your home, such as solar and wind energy or biomass fuels. There are also options like modern heat pump HVAC systems. Here are some of the energy-efficient solutions that you will want to consider helping you start saving this winter:
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  • Abnormal Furnace Sounds And What To Do If You Hear Them

    Heating your home is important. It is necessary to keep your family warm during the cooler seasons, but it is also essential for maintaining a healthy air quality in the home. Unfortunately, years of use and improper maintenance may all cause your furnace distress. In some instances, you will notice signs of distress because the furnace will start making unusual noises when it first comes on or while it is heating.
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  • DIY Troubleshooting And Repair Of Your Home's Air Conditioning System

    If your air conditioner isn't working and you can't afford to have a professional HVAC technician come out and figure out why then these steps will help you troubleshoot the problem and possibly fix it. Step 1: Make Sure the Air Compressor has Electrical Power If you turn the thermostat down and yet no cool air comes out of the vents, then it is possible the system doesn't have any power.
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  • When Is The Right Time To Replace Your Air Conditioner?

    Each and every summer, your air conditioner works hard to keep your home cool and comfortable no matter how hot outdoor temperatures get. There will come a time, however, when your air conditioner is no longer able to provide the cooling performance you've come to expect from it. Knowing when it's time for your air conditioner to throw in the towel can help make the transition to a newer unit a bit easier.
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  • How To Prevent Serious HVAC Problems

    Are your utility bills becoming a monthly expense that keeps growing? If you look back on your annual expenditures, it can be shocking and frustrating to see how much you spend on AC and heat. Spending several thousand dollars a year to make your air more comfortable is necessary, but there are definitely places you can save some money. Your system probably isn't working at the same peak efficiency that it was when it was initially installed.
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  • Don't Be Left In The Cold: Signs Your Water Heater May Be On Its Way Out

    Many people do not realize that their water heater needs to be replaced until it dies and leaves them with no hot water. Fortunately, a cold shower does not need to be in your future if you learn what the signs are that a water heater may be near the end of its lifespan. Here are a few of the signs that you may need to have a new hot water heater installed.
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