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Is a Ductless Split System Right for You?

Monday, November 21st, 2016

As the temperatures cool, homeowners are beginning to use their heating systems more and more often. Perhaps you’re already using yours on a daily basis. If so, it is hopefully functioning at its best. However if you’ve discovered that your system is failing, and it could be time for a replacement, you’d do well to consider the ductless split system.

A ductless heating and cooling system is ideal for homes that cannot rely on traditional central air—either because they cannot have ductwork installed or because it just isn’t practical for the specific needs of the building. Here’s a breakdown of how ductless split systems work, and the advantages they offer.

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Watch for These Heating Problems This Winter

Monday, October 17th, 2016

It may seem too soon to start thinking about chilly temperatures just yet, but sure enough, winter will be here in a couple of months. And when that happens, you’ll want to make sure that you have a heater that is fully functional and ready to do its job.

There are a variety of ominous symptoms which could alert you that not all is well with your home heating system. Neglecting these warnings will only result in bigger problems for your heater, as the problems will have time to grow and worsen. The best decision you can make is to contact our team the moment you suspect something is wrong. But what exactly should you look for?

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Is it Time to Start Thinking about Your Heater?

Monday, September 12th, 2016

Would you ever think of skipping a maintenance visit for your car? Chances are, probably not—skipping this important service could leave you stranded with a broken down vehicle when you need it the most. But why should your attitude be any different about your heating system? Being stuck without a functioning heater in the middle of winter could be just as inconvenient—if not more-so—than being stuck without a vehicle.

Perhaps you think it’s too early to start thinking about your heating unit. But it’s quite the contrary—servicing your system now, right before you will need it the most, is actually the ideal time to schedule maintenance service. A heating system tune-up will help the system run as effectively and efficiently as it should, reduce your need for repairs, and prolong its lifespan. Keep reading to learn more about what happens during a heating maintenance appointment.

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No Ductwork for a New AC? No Problem!

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Have you been struggling through summer with window air conditioning units, or portable systems, because you lack ductwork in your home? Are you delaying buying a central air conditioning unit because you fear the costs or inconvenience associated with duct installation? The good news is, you can actually enjoy whole-home cooling without air ducts of any kind.

When you have a ductless mini-split installed in your home, you will enjoy a number of benefits that a ducted system can’t provide. This is of course dependent on professional installation and services from a team you can trust, such as ours!

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What Factors Contribute to AC Efficiency Loss?

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Summer is officially here, although we’ve been feeling the heat for a few weeks now. You’re probably already using your air conditioner on a pretty regular basis, and hopefully haven’t run into any problems. Just be sure to pay attention to your electrical bills, since a rise in cost compared to what you paid last year could signal that your AC system is starting to lose its energy efficiency.

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Improve Your Indoor Air Quality with a Dehumidifier

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Residents of North Carolina are all too familiar with humidity. With spring already upon us and summer following soon enough, homeowners will look to their air conditioners to get relief from the hot and sticky temperatures. What if there was more you could do though?

The answer is a dehumidifier. Ideally, your home’s relative humidity level should between 30-50%. If it’s higher, you’ll find that your home is uncomfortable. More than that though, it’s unhealthy and does not contribute to your air conditioner’s efficiency. We’ve highlighted some ways that a dehumidifier can improve your indoor air quality, and benefit you, below.

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What Those Strange Smells from the Furnace Might Mean

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Modern furnaces don’t yet have a complex artificial intelligence system that can instantly detect when there’s a malfunction, what type it is, and what needs to be done about. They do have ways to warn a homeowner that something is going wrong, although in a indirect way so they know it’s time to call trained HVAC professionals to investigate the heater, find out what’s actually wrong, and how to repair it. One of these warning signs is strange odors coming from the vents while the furnace is running. Below is a short guide to what these odors might mean.

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Preventing Cracked Heat Exchangers: Another Important Reason for Fall Furnace Maintenance

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Last week we shared with you some important safety tips for gas furnaces during the coming winter season. The most important of those tips is to arrange for a visit from an HVAC technician to inspect and tune-up the furnace. No other step does as much to see that a furnace works safely over the season.

We really want to emphasize this point, so here is an example of something that can go wrong with a furnace that will create health hazards—but which routine maintenance will easily prevent.

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But Why Schedule Heating Maintenance at All? Here are Some Reasons

Monday, September 14th, 2015

The hot summer temperatures are already starting to fade away, rain is more common, and before you know it you will need to have the heating system in your home working to keep your family comfortable. Right now, before the actual cold weather arrives, is when you should start thinking about readying the heater to handle its wintertime job.

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Should There Be Ice on My Air Conditioning System?

Monday, June 8th, 2015

We can answer the question in the title very quickly: “No, there shouldn’t be ice on your air conditioner. If there is, call for professional repairs right away.”

If you would like to know more about why ice might appear on an AC and why it is something that you don’t want to happen, please follow us below the jump.

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