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Here’s Why You Definitely Want to Change Out That Air Filter

December 2nd, 2019

Okay, winter is basically here — it’s already December and temperatures have dropped quite a bit! So, if you have not done so already, you need to change out your furnace’s air filter!

See, your air filter plays a vital role in the overall efficiency and performance of your heater, so you definitely don’t want to ignore it! In fact, we recommend changing your air filter every 1-3 months during the heating season!

There are plenty of things that can go wrong if you don’t change your air filter, and below, we have listed some of these things for you. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more (and yes, of course, remember to call our team when you need heater repair in Holly Springs.)

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Why Isn’t My Heat Pump Heating?

November 18th, 2019

chilly-manThere’s nothing quite worse than a heater that won’t heat, especially during a chilly winter day!

Here in North Carolina, you depend on your heat pump to keep you and your family warm and toasty all season long, so what do you do when your’s quits?

Well, for one, you call in your local HVAC experts for heat pump repair, and two, you keep reading below! We have listed just some of the reasons why your heat pump isn’t heating. So, what are you waiting for? Click “read more” to learn more!

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Could You Benefit from a Humidifier This Winter?

November 4th, 2019

As temperatures become cooler and cooler, the air becomes drier and drier, and before you know it, we’ll be sneezing, wheezing, and coughing all over the place! Coincidence? We think not!

See, dry air can have all sorts of implications on your health and wellbeing, so it is important that you do what you can to combat this issue. Of course, one of our favorite ways to combat dry air is with a whole-house humidifier!

Below, we have listed just some of the many reasons why you should consider installing one of these systems in your home this winter. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more (oh, and of course, remember to schedule HVAC services in Durham, NC with our team!)

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Uh-Oh! Is My Furnace on the Fritz?

October 21st, 2019

Autumn is well underway, which means that your furnace finally gets its well-deserved time in the spotlight! See, your air conditioner had it’s time to shine all summer long, and while we might be sad summer is over, we’ve still got so many things to look forward to, like warm sweaters, hot cocoa, and of course, apple everything!

But here’s the thing: just because it might be time for your furnace to take center stage doesn’t mean that it’s ready. In fact, many homeowners will find themselves scheduling furnace repairs before they’ve even had time to enjoy the warmth that it provides!

Below, we have listed some of the tell-tale signs that your furnace needs repairs, that way, you’ll know precisely when to contact your local HVAC experts.  All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more (and of course, remember to schedule your furnace repair in Apex, NC with us!)

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It’s Time to Think About Your Commercial Heating System!

October 7th, 2019

service-timeIt’s that time of year again! Autumn has *officially* arrived, which means that now is the perfect time to start thinking about your commercial heater. As a business owner, you know better than anyone just how important your commercial HVAC systems are to the overall comfort and happiness of your employees and customers, so of course, you want to do everything in your power to ensure that everyone who steps foot in your commercial space is warm and toasty all season long.

There are a number of reasons to get ahead on your fall heating maintenance services, and below, we have listed a number of them for you. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more (and of course, remember to contact our team when you need commercial HVAC services!)

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Why Does My AC Sound So Funny?

September 23rd, 2019

covering-her-earsWant to know something cool? One of the easiest ways to tell that you’ve got a problem with your air conditioner is by listening to it! And no, we don’t mean sitting down over a cup of coffee and having it explain its troubles to you…

You see, your air conditioner is not inherently noisy. In fact, the only sound you should ever hear coming from your system is the sound of air gently whooshing through the vents. Therefore, any other sounds, like the ones that don’t quite qualify as “background noise”, are definitely a cause for concern. So below, we have listed some of the sounds you definitely don’t want to hear from your system and what they might mean. Keep reading to find out more!

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Don’t Forget About These Late-Season Repairs!

September 9th, 2019

AC-tools-on-topHere’s the thing: summer isn’t over yet! And yes, while that means plenty of more pool time, burgers and hotdogs on the grill, and sunscreen, it also means plenty more days spent with your air conditioner blasting at full force — and with that, room for error!

You see, there are plenty of things that can go wrong with your air conditioner towards the end of the summer seasons, and trust us, you definitely don’t want to ignore them! So below, we have listed some of the most common late-season AC repairs — that way, you’ll know precisely when to contact our team for your air conditioning repair in Fuquay Varina. Keep reading to find out more!

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Keep Cool With These Cool Tricks!

August 26th, 2019

man-with-fanThose high temperatures of summer aren’t going anywhere anytime soon! So, you want to make sure that your home stays cool and comfortable for the remainder of the season, but how do you do that without running up your utility bills?

Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do to boost your air conditioning efficiency and below we’ve listed them for you! If you keep reading, you’ll find some of our favorite ways to keep cool during a hot summer. So, what are you waiting for?

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Do Your Ducts Need Repairs?

August 12th, 2019

Your ductwork is perhaps one of the most important components of your air conditioning system — it is what delivers cool and conditioned air to every room of your home, keeping you and your family nice and comfortable all summer long! So, of course, you want to be absolutely certain that your ductwork system is in good working order.

Fortunately, there are quite a few signs that suggest your ductwork is in need of repairs, and below we’ve listed some of them for you. Remember, it is very important that you schedule your repairs right away, as ductwork that sustains damage will ultimately end up costing you your comfort and your budget!

Keep reading to find out more!

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Is Your AC Short Cycling? Here’s Why

July 29th, 2019

Of course, you want more than anything for your air conditioner to work efficiently and effectively all summer long. But alas, it turns out that your system is short cycling, which is perhaps one of the most annoying things that could go wrong with your AC. Why? Because not only will it dramatically increase wear and tear on the system, but it’ll also put quite a large hole in your wallet!

Short cycling is definitely an issue you want to address right away, however, many homeowners don’t really know exactly what it is or why it happens. So below, we have outlined some of the reasons why your AC might be short cycling so that you can avoid the issue altogether. Keep reading to find out more!

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