Understanding How Ductless Air Conditioners Work

April 14, 2022

Many homes have central air conditioning, but others do well with ductless ACs. If you’re wondering what these are, then you’ve come to the right place. Ductless heat pumps, also known as mini-splits, are heating/cooling systems meant for individual rooms rather than the entire home. The unit is connected to a compressor outside and operates like any other heat pump. Ductless ACs Are Heat Pumps Heat pumps don’t generate cold air but rather cool the home by removing heat from it and releasing that warm air outside. The indoor unit that absorbs the hot air is called the air handler,...

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How to Prepare the Air Conditioner for Spring

March 14, 2022

You probably don’t want to spend a single hour without working air conditioning in the summertime, so it’s smart to prepare the AC unit beforehand. Below are a few steps that any homeowner can and should take while it’s spring and still cool. Replace the Air Filter Air filters have an important job to do. They trap dust, dirt, and other particles so that these don’t enter the HVAC equipment and cause serious problems. Keeping your indoor air clean is only their secondary purpose. First of all, they ensure that your unit runs efficiently without overheating. Homeowners should normally replace...

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What Time of the Year Is Best for Air Conditioner Installation

February 16, 2022

If you’re in need of a new air conditioner, you might be wondering when is the best time to have it installed. The answer is obviously not in the middle of summer since you won’t want to be without cooling for any amount of time during the hot summer months. Therefore, the ideal time to have a new air conditioner installed is any time from the fall to early spring as this will ensure that your new unit is ready before the summer heat hits. Why Summer Is the Worst Time for AC Installation If your air conditioner suddenly stops...

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Reset Your Furnace or Heat Pump

January 10, 2022

While a furnace or heat pump is one of the most important pieces of household equipment we use, it’s also very frustrating when it suddenly breaks down and we’re left in the cold while waiting on a repair technician to arrive. No one wants to be cold, and no one wants to waste energy on a broken furnace. Luckily, you can easily learn how to reset a furnace yourself. Here’s how: 1. Restart an Electric Furnace With the Reset Button Turn off the circuit breaker if you don’t see a power switch on your furnace. Open up the housing and...

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