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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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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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