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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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Here’s Why You Definitely Should Not Wait to Schedule Your AC Repairs

July 15th, 2019

woman-hand-headA broken down air conditioner during the middle of summer is definitely one of the worst things you can experience as a homeowner. And certainly, the cost of repairing your system doesn’t come cheap. However, if you are considering scheduling your air conditioning repairs until after the summer season, listen up! Waiting to schedule your AC repairs are only going to make matters worse… much worse!

There are plenty of reasons why you should not wait to schedule your air conditioning repair in Durham, NC, and below, we have listed quite a few of them. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more (and of course, remember to call our team if you’ve got a faulty air conditioner on your hands!) 

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Here’s a Little Secret: Heat Pumps Are The Way To Go

July 1st, 2019

thumbs-upHey you…yeah, you! We are going to let you in on a little secret. That’s right, we are going to tell you all about a nifty, little HVAC system called the heat pump. Heat pump? What’s that? you ask. Keep reading and you’ll find out!

Okay, but in all seriousness, we can’t think of many reasons why you wouldn’t want to make the switch to a heat pump –they’re efficient, effective, and becoming quite popular for their ability to provide year-round comfort with just the flip of a switch (but more on that later!)

In case you aren’t yet convinced, we have listed just some of the reasons why we think you should consider a heat pump. Keep reading below to find out more! 

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All About Buying a New AC

June 17th, 2019

When summer rolls around, you are going to want to make sure that your air conditioner is in good working condition. Of course, for some of you, that might mean having to invest in a new system — and that’s okay!

We understand that buying a new air conditioner can be stressful, which is why we are here to help. Below, we have highlighted some things for you to keep in mind as you begin the process of investing in a new AC. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more!

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What’s So Great About ERVs?

June 3rd, 2019

Today, homes are built with energy efficiency in mind, meaning that they are so tightly sealed that conditioned air is unable to escape from it. Of course, many of you are probably wondering how this could possibly be a bad thing…

Well, a home that is so tightly sealed does not allow fresh air inside, dramatically decreasing your indoor air quality. As you may know, poor indoor air quality can lead to all sorts of other issues, like frequent illness, worsening allergies, and decreased comfort. So, what do you do?

Many homeowners are opting to have ERVs, or energy recovery ventilators, installed in their homes. Energy recovery ventilators ensure that you are striking the right balance between comfort, efficiency, and indoor air quality. Keep reading below to find out more! 

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Are You Ready for a Thermostat Upgrade?

May 20th, 2019

perfect-temperatureOf all the components that make up your air conditioning system, your thermostat is perhaps the most important. Sure, it may just be that little device mounted on your wall, but in actuality, it is much more than a box of buttons.

Owning a great thermostat is key to owning an efficient and effective air conditioning system. And, today’s smart thermostats have capabilities beyond what you ever thought possible.

Of course, we expect you to be thinking, “What’s the point of all those fancy features?“, so below, we’ve taken the liberty of explaining why smart people are investing in smart thermostats! All you have to do is keep reading to find out more!

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Ductless Systems Are Great, But They Need Repairs Too!

May 6th, 2019

Owning a ductless system is definitely a huge plus, especially during a hot, North Carolina summer. These systems are efficient, effective, and quite versatile, keeping homeowners comfortable year-round with just the flip of a switch. So, what happens when a problem does arise?

Well, keep reading below and we’ll tell you!

Below, we have listed some of the unique repair needs of a ductless system. Remember, it is important to schedule your ductless air conditioning repair in Garner, NC at the first sign of a problem, so if you experience any of the following, be sure to pick up the phone! 

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AC Troubles Got You Down?

April 22nd, 2019

woman-fanA broken or inefficient air conditioning system can certainly cause some trouble, especially during a hot summer day! Of course, the last thing that you should have to deal with during the summer is a faulty AC, as you have plenty of other things to worry about, like stocking up on sunscreen, perfecting your cannonball, and finding the best ice cream shop in town.

The best thing you can do when your air conditioner is in trouble is to contact a professional HVAC technician right away. But, what do you do if you can’t quite tell if what your AC is experiencing is normal? Well, we’ll tell you! You read this blog! Below, we have listed some of the tell-tale signs that you need AC repair in Raleigh, NC. Keep reading to find out more, and be sure to schedule professional repairs if your air conditioner is doing any of the following things. 

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Is it Time to Replace My Air Conditioner?

April 8th, 2019

With summer just around the corner, you want to be sure that your air conditioner is in good working condition. You rely on your AC all summer long to keep you and your family comfortable, so what happens when you’re facing some AC troubles? Do you spend the money to have it repaired or do you invest in a brand new AC? This question troubles many homeowners, especially those with older air conditioners, so this week, we’ve decided to help you out a bit.

We understand that the decision to invest in air conditioning repair or air conditioning replacement isn’t always clear cut. So, below, we’ve provided some helpful hints to get you started. Of course, though,  the best thing that you can do is consult with a professional HVAC technician before any final decisions are made. Keep reading to find out more! 

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