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Winter Is Coming: How To Get Your Furnace Ready

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Cold weather is almost here. That means it will soon be time to switch over from air conditioning to heat. Depending on your area and climate, winter could be a costly season for you. You may have to keep the heat on around the clock, which can significantly increase your utility bills. Fortunately, there are a few steps you can take ahead of winter to make sure your furnace is in good shape.…

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Two Reasons Why You Should Utilize A Ductless Air Conditioning System In Your New House

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Building a brand new, custom house can be compared to going on an amazing journey. Instead of constructing a cookie-cutter home that really isn’t too different from others in the community, you get the chance to design every facet of your new place just the way you want it to be. There’s a lot to think about and much to consider if you want to maximize this amazing opportunity. Carefully pondering the kinds of systems you want in your home is the key to making things run as smoothly as possible.…

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3 Unexpected Benefits You'll Enjoy From A Variable-Speed HVAC System

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Today’s HVAC systems are radically different from the systems of decades past. Thanks to innovative breakthroughs and continuous improvements in HVAC technology, HVAC systems are able to bring optimal comfort and efficiency to the average household. Among these improvements is variable-speed technology. Unlike traditional HVAC systems, the equipment used in variable-speed systems can operate at various speeds, resulting in reduced energy consumption and improved home comfort. While you probably know many of the benefits of having a variable-speed HVAC system in your home, there are a few other benefits you probably wouldn’t expect.…

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Two Ways To Protect Your HVAC

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A commercial HVAC systems obviously need to be professionally maintained. But, as a homeowner, you also need to do your part to keep it up. Building owners can do several things that will promote the efficiency and productivity of their HVAC systems. This article explains three things every building owner can do without any tools or HVAC training to increase the productivity and efficiency of their HVAC system. Clean the Outside of Your Air Handler…

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Tips To Keep Your Boiler In Top Shape

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Your building’s boiler is probably not something you spend a ton of time thinking about, but it can quickly become a major issue for you if it breaks down leaving you to search for a professional who can perform boiler repair. If you want to avoid getting into this situation, you’ll want to perform regular boiler maintenance to keep things running smoothly. Here are a few tips to help you get started.…

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Why Installing A Central Air Conditioner Is Better Than Cooling With Window Units

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If you’ve been relying on window air conditioners to keep you cool in the summer, it may be time to upgrade to central air. There are several advantages to central air conditioning, and it is probably worth the investment to have it installed. If you have an existing furnace with ducts, you can hook into part of that system and save some money on parts and installation. Here’s a look at why central air conditioning is best.…

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How To Tell When Primary Household Systems Need To Be Replaced

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If you’ve recently begun your journey with home ownership, you undoubtedly already know that you’ll need to be responsible for household maintenance and repairs — and if you’re like most new homeowners, you also realize that you’ll need to learn how to perform basic maintenance tasks such as changing furnace and air conditioning filters, unclogging a stopped-up drain, and troubleshooting problems with household appliances. Of course, you’ll need to depend on professional services when major breakdowns of household systems occur.…

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What To Do When You Can't Find The Air Filters On A New System

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Moving into a new home is supposed to be an exciting time, but it can become frustrating when you attempt your first maintenance chores as a homeowner and run into difficulties due to the unfamiliar layout and equipment. Are you having trouble finding your air filter or filters after having a new system installed or moving to a new home? These steps will help you locate it no matter what:…

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3 Ways To Ensure That Your Air Conditioner Is Working Efficiently

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Working to ensure that your cooling system is as efficient as possible is a very important task for any homeowner, typically because an inefficient system can actually result in some very high utility bills and a lot of wasted energy. Listed below are just a few of the ways that you can ensure that your cooling system is working efficiently. Make Use Of Your Exhaust Fans One of the best things that you can do when trying to keep your air conditioner working is to make use of any exhaust fans you have in your home whenever you are doing something that produces a lot of heat.…

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5 Surprising Ways To Lower The Costs Of Cooling Your Home

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Making an effort to increase the efficiency of your air conditioning system won’t just keep you more comfortable in your home. It can also save you money and reduce your home’s energy consumption. The following are five surprising ways you can lower the costs of cooling your home and raise the effectiveness of your home’s air conditioning equipment: Avoid placing any appliances or decor accessories that produce heat near your thermostat…

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