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How Do You Deal With Dead Vermin Inside Your Air Conditioner?

It's often your sense of smell that alerts you when something is amiss with your air conditioner. Most of the time, this isn't especially concerning. A musty smell can indicate mildew, while also suggesting it might be time to have the unit cleaned and generally serviced. A putrid smell can be more disconcerting—not only suggesting that rodents or other vermin may have found their way inside your ducts, but that they may have died while in there. Read More 

How Do You Know It’s Time To Call In A Professional Technician To Fix Your Furnace? Find Out

Going through the chilly season without a properly functioning heating unit is unimaginable. It can be a hazard to your health and that of the people living in your home. Therefore, ensuring that your furnace is in good working order should be top of your priority list. Timely repairs from a trained professional will avert unexpected breakdowns in the middle of the cold winter months. But, how do you know that your furnace needs fixing? Read More 

3 Warning Signs Of A Major AC Malfunction

Most modern homeowners rely heavily on their air-conditioning systems to stay cool during the summer months. To suddenly lose access to a functional air conditioner can result in a very uncomfortable living space. A lot of the problems that occur within your AC system will be minor, but there are a few potential malfunctions that could spell disaster. Learn to recognize these warning signs so that you can invest in immediate air-conditioning repairs to restore the performance and efficiency of your AC system. Read More 

3 Tips For New Owners Of Mini-Split HVAC Systems

Ductless mini-split heating and cooling is a relatively recent advance in the realm of residential HVAC. As with any new technology, it takes some time to come to grips with the capabilities of mini-split HVAC systems.  Homeowners who have only used central heating and air may feel like they are in somewhat unfamiliar territory, but using your mini-split system will eventually become second nature. Here are three tips for new owners of mini-split heating systems. Read More 

Your Guide To Air Conditioning Installation As A Homeowner

When there are so many websites that list different costs, installation instructions, and suggested products, it may seem easier to install your AC yourself. However, it is not advisable to do this. Adding a new air conditioner without the right expertise can cause serious damage to your system and result in decreased efficiency. Ultimately, this can lead to increased expenses. It is always best to hire a licensed HVAC technician for your installation. Read More