These Are the Steps of AC Maintenance

May 23rd, 2022
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If you’ve followed our blog from the beginning, then you already know we mention maintenance, a lot. This is because of how important of a service it actually is. Homeowners often think it’s more of a “luxury” service, for people who can afford it. But air conditioning maintenance is something you can’t afford to go without, if you want your system to work as effectively and efficiently as possible, for as long as possible.

Routine professional maintenance enables our technicians to spot small problems with your air conditioner before they become much bigger ones. And this helps your system operate smoother and last longer, which is great news for your budget, right? But what actually happens, during this service? Read on to find out!

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4 Sounds You Don’t Want Your AC Making

May 9th, 2022
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With springtime chugging along and summer just around the corner, homeowners throughout Peyton and beyond are looking forward to warmer temperatures and more time spent outside enjoying it. However, it’s important to remember that you want a nice, cool, comfortable home to come back to on those warm days. And if your AC system isn’t working as it should, this may not be what you get.

What if your air conditioner is operational, but it’s making some odd noises as it runs? Should you be concerned?

If you hear sounds that are outside of the usual day-to-day operational noises you typically hear your air conditioner making, then yes, you should probably be concerned. Keep reading as we reveal some odd noises you may hear come from your air conditioner if it’s in a state of disrepair.

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AC Installations to Consider

April 25th, 2022
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When you’re shopping for something as big and important as an air conditioner, it can be overwhelming. You only need one air conditioner for your home, and yet there is such a variety of options to choose from, it can turn frustrating quickly if you don’t have the information you need.

That’s what we are here for! First off, no matter what air conditioner you choose, we’re the experts to install it for you. We know how to properly install your system so it will work as efficiently and effectively as possible. Read on to learn about your options and make an educated decision.

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The Best Way to Prevent AC Repair This Spring

April 11th, 2022
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With our variable weather throughout the year, it’s absolutely vital that you have a powerful and efficient air conditioner in place to keep you and your household comfortable. The last thing you need is to be met with unexpected repair needs in the middle of summer though–can this be prevented?

Yes, absolutely! Professional maintenance can help you avoid up to 85% of the repair needs your air conditioner may ever accumulate. Read on to learn more, in addition to the other benefits of professional air conditioner maintenance.

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What If Your Heat Pump Won’t Switch Modes?

March 28th, 2022
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It might not quite be time to switch your heat pump from heating mode to cooling just yet, but that’s just around the corner. And when that time does come, you will want to easily adjust your heat pump right? This way it can cool your home as powerfully as it heated your home this past winter.

Well, we cannot guarantee that your heat pump will work flawlessly if you’ve skipped professional maintenance–which should be scheduled twice a year for a year-round heat pump system. Nor can we guarantee this for an aging heat pump system. If you skipped maintenance or haven’t had your system serviced in the past year, then that lukewarm air coming from your heat pump might continue when you try to switch the system over to cooling mode.

What happens then? Read on to find out!

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“Should I Have a Heat Pump Installed?”

March 12th, 2022
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You may remember a little over a decade ago, that heat pumps started being advertised as the more efficient, more effective way to both cool and heat your homes. The news was right! And heat pumps are still a leading HVAC choice today because they’ve only gotten more efficient.

If you’ve been considering a new air conditioner or new heating system purchase and haven’t already converted to a heat pump system, then you’re reading the right blog post! We’re here to share all the information you’ll need about how heat pumps operate, and the advantages of using such a system. Read on!

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Here’s How to Tell If You Need to Replace Your Furnace!

February 28th, 2022
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If you’ve come across this blog post during an internet search, then chances are that you’re in a bit of a rush to find a solution to your heater problems. Of course, rushing into a new furnace purchase isn’t a great idea, but what is a good idea is to find out if that’s even what you need.

We are here for all your furnace service needs, whether it’s repairs, replacement, or maintenance. But read on as we share below some of the warning signs that indicate you may be looking at a furnace upgrade for your suffering heating system.

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Heed These Signs of Heat Pump Disrepair

February 14th, 2022
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When you live somewhere like the Black Forest area, it’s nice to know that you can enjoy the heating comfort provided by a heat pump that will keep up with your needs. Whether it’s the coldest of days or the middle of a heat wave, you know your heat pump will work hard–until it stops doing so.

Nobody likely waking up to a chilly house in the middle of winter, only to discover that their heater is supposed to be operating and isn’t. Maybe it’s making noise and some air is coming through the vents, but it’s not actually warm. This is a clear sign that something is amiss with your heat pump.

There are other signs, too, that can indicate a problem with your heat pump system. Read on as we uncover what they are, and then if you discover any of these signs, give us a call!

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Should You Go Ductless This Year?

January 24th, 2022
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Have you seen a ductless HVAC system before? Chances are that you probably have, even if you can’t pinpoint when it was. If you’ve noticed a unit up on the wall of a room that resembles a sleeker version of a window air conditioning unit that doesn’t go through the back of the wall too, then you’re looking at the air handler of a ductless system.

Also referred to as a ductless mini-split heat pump, ductless systems work through these wall-mounted air handlers, each of which is connected to a single outdoor unit. An outdoor unit can be connected to up to 4 indoor air handlers, which all work independently of one another with their own thermostats.

Ductless systems have become increasingly popular in the U.S. in the last decade or so, and for good reason. Read on as we uncover the various benefits of such a system.

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How to Increase Home Comfort When Your Heater Seems to Be Making Air Drier

January 3rd, 2022
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Home comfort can seem like quite the challe

nge in the winter–especially when temperatures are at their coldest. You run your heater, but you don’t feel as comfortable as you think you should. In fact, it only seems to make the dry air drier!

This is a bit of a strange phenomenon, but your heater isn’t actually making the dry air drier. What’s actually happening is the dryness is making the cold air colder, and this is why you’re feeling uncomfortable.

You see, the ideal relative humidity level in any given home is between 30-50%. Anything below 30%, which our humidity levels often are as the temperatures cool down, is considered too dry. Since humidity holds in heat, you’ll not only feel dry but you’ll feel like you can’t quite warm up either. Read on to learn what the solution is to this problem!

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