Monthly Archives: August, 2015

5 Examples of Cooling Overkill

5 Examples of Cooling Overkill

Are You Overusing Your Air Conditioner? Now that we are in the midst of summer, edging on humid autumn, cranking up the AC seems like a pretty good idea. After all, who wants to bake in their own home? Keeping a low temperature on the thermostat causes the AC to run constantly. We all know Read more…

AC Not Working

What to Do When Your AC Stops Working

Few things cause as much annoyance and worry as a non-functional AC unit. You may think that you will have to suffer through it until help arrives, but there are certain steps you can take to limit damage and get your AC back faster. 1. Limit the Damage The first thing you should do when Read more…

Tips to Prevent Mold in Your Air Conditioner

Tips to Prevent Mold in Your Air Conditioner

Mold and mildew can cause major problems if they are allowed to spread, especially when it comes to your central air conditioning system. Unfortunately, these microscopic organisms can grow quickly. Homeowners must be vigilant about preventing this. If mold and mildew grow inside the ducts of your air conditioning system, it can cause the AC Read more…

What SEER Rating Do I Need

What SEER Rating Do I NEED for My Home?

When the time comes to replace your home’s HVAC system with a new system, you might be curious about which model best fits your home and lifestyle. HVAC units are categorized by their SEER rating, or their seasonal energy efficiency ratio. The higher the number, the more efficient the system. However, more energy efficient models Read more…

Air Conditioner Theft Prevention

Air Conditioner Theft Prevention Tips

You may be wondering why anyone would want to steal an AC unit. They’re pretty heavy to carry, making a quick getaway difficult, right? Theft still happens, though, and it’s pretty common. Aside from possibly needing an AC to call their own, most AC thieves are after the valuable copper in the unit. Here are Read more…

When to Replace Window Air Conditioner

When to Replace Your Window Air Conditioner

Do you have a window AC unit and you’re wondering if it’s time to get rid of it? Ductless air conditioners have advantages and disadvantages, however, it’s important to know when they are good to keep you cool, and when it’s time to buy a new system. 4 Times When You Should Replace Your Window Read more…