Ideal Services Heating & Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘AC Maintenance’

Keep Cool With These Cool Tricks!

Monday, August 26th, 2019
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The scorching hot summer temperatures might be on their way out, but they will persist for a little while longer. As you get excited for cooler temperatures that make life easier, you should make sure your home stays cool, and you remain comfortable for the remainder of the season. While turning your AC on full blast may seem to be the best way, the high utility bills might be a problem.

Fortunately, there are a few cool tricks that can help you enjoy better temperatures at home and increase the efficiency of your AC. Remember that if you need air conditioning service in Durham, NC, you can always call us to fix the unit.

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AC Pro Tip: Freshen Up That Filter!

Monday, July 30th, 2018

filterI mean, I think that my air filter is fine. It’s not like the indoor air quality in my home is giving me sneezing fits or anything. If this is at all in line with your thinking regarding the standard air filter in your AC system, then there is a serious misunderstanding of precisely what this filter’s intended operation is. The filter that you should be changing every 1-3 months is not there to improve indoor air quality throughout your home.

It is there instead to help protect the overall condition of your HVAC system and to ensure that you are getting the most efficient, reliable, and effective performance possible from your air conditioner. Think that this is an exaggeration? Think again! In today’s post, we are going to help you to understand just what you risk by failing to change your air filter regularly. Your air conditioner in Raleigh, NC is depending upon you, and the clean filters that you provide!

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Why AC Maintenance Is a Professional Service

Monday, July 16th, 2018

man-with-fanIn our previous blog post, we told you about some simple ways in which you can help to maintain your air conditioning system. You may recall that our final suggestion was a bit of a switcheroo—that you need to schedule professional AC maintenance with our team! But why is this the case? As you’ll recall, you can change your air filter and clean your outdoor unit on your own. Is there really that much more to cover?

You better believe it! We alluded to the fact that routine HVAC maintenance is something that you need to schedule with a trained, experienced professional because it is too big and complex of a job to handle on your own. That wasn’t a lie! Today we are going to look at some of what we’ll accomplish when tuning up your AC, provided that you schedule your AC services in Apex, NC with our team. So read on, and remember that we’re here for you and your AC system.

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Tips for Maintaining Your HVAC System

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

woman-fanWait a second, you may be thinking, isn’t this the same blog that is always reminding me that routine HVAC maintenance is a job for trained professionals? What gives? Why the sudden change of heart? Well, if that’s the way that you feel, then you haven’t been paying very close attention. Yes, routine air conditioning maintenance is something that demands the skill and expertise that only trained, knowledgeable professionals can offer.

That does not mean that there is nothing that you can do to keep your air conditioner in good working condition, though. When you need HVAC services in Durham, NC, such as annual HVAC maintenance, then we are definitely the pros to call. Today, we’re going to prove that we’re true pros by helping you to understand how you can pitch in when it comes to keeping your AC in great working condition. Be sure to contact a member of our team with any questions that you may have. 

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Do Not Overpay for Cooling This Season

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

house-money-seesawThe early days of summer are always a welcome change of pace around here, especially after a particularly chilly winter season. Once the real heat and humidity of the season descend upon us once more, though, it can be a bit hard to remember why we were so excited for it in the first place! Even those of us that love the summer season the most will admit that it can be a trying time when the heat and humidity levels hit their peak.

That is why you not only want a great performance from your air conditioning system, but also need an efficient performance from that system as well. After all, you are going to be running that air conditioner pretty much nonstop throughout the hottest time of the year. The last thing that you want is to drain your budget just because you want to live in the comfort that we know you deserve. Here are some tips to help you enjoy more affordable air conditioning in Raleigh, NC.

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AC Pro Tip: Change the Filter!

Monday, June 19th, 2017

filterIf you have checked out our blog before — and we hope you have taken advantage of some of the information found there — then you already know that air conditioning maintenance is incredibly important. You also no doubt know that this is something we urge homeowners to leave to trained professionals. If you try and tune up your air conditioner in Apex, NC on your own, the results are at best ineffectual, and at worst, damaging.

That being said, there is at least one step that you can take to help keep your air conditioner in the best working condition possible — changing your air filter! It sounds like a minor issue, and it is incredibly simple to do, but that doesn’t mean that it actually is minor or that doing something simple cannot have incredible benefits! Don’t just take our word for it, though. Following are some of the benefits you can enjoy with a clean air filter in place. 

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Why Is AC Maintenance So Important?

Monday, March 27th, 2017

AC-condenser-unitWe’re officially into the spring season, and that means that the hottest weather of the year is not that far off. With temperatures already hanging around in the 70’s for much of the foreseeable future, you may already be reaching for your thermostat to cool the house down by a few degrees. Before you really put that system to work for the season, though, we strongly urge you to dial our number and schedule professional air conditioning maintenance in Raleigh, NC.

The benefits of professional air conditioning maintenance are too great to overlook, and the consequences for skipping over this vital service can be severe. Fortunately for you, it is simple to get your AC expertly tuned up in this area. In fact, reading this right now means that you are already well on your way to doing so. Consider the following information, and let our technicians help you to get your AC ready for action.

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What Happens During Air Conditioning Maintenance, Anyway?

Monday, June 6th, 2016

You’ve no doubt been informed of just how important it is to schedule professional air conditioning maintenance services on an annual basis. You’ve probably read that very bit of advice here on our industry blog. What you may not realize, though, is just how much work goes into your maintenance service. It truly is a job that only a well-trained and properly equipped technician can handle. If you’ve ever doubted the necessity for routine air conditioning maintenance, just give the following information some thought. We’re happy to help you to better understand why this is so important. When you’re through, be sure to dial our number to schedule routine AC maintenance in Apex, NC.

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Don’t Let Your Air Filter Slip Your Mind This Summer

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Summers in North Carolina can be quite hot and sticky, so you really need to know that your home cooling system is going to be there for you in order to keep your home cool and comfortable throughout the worst of it. Investing in a good air conditioning system, having that system installed by a trained professional, and scheduling routine air conditioning maintenance are all steps that will help you to ensure your comfort throughout the summer season. There is one that you must do on your own, though, to truly let your AC shine: change your air filter as needed. 

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