Upgrading Your AC Unit

Invest In Crawl Space Encapsulation Before Moving In

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If you are about to make the big step of purchasing a new home that features a crawl space, then there are some important things you should do before moving in. The most important item on this list will be investing in professional crawl space encapsulation. You want this handled before you move in for the following reasons: You Want It Done Professionally There is a whole slew of DIY videos and tutorials out there making the process of crawl space encapsulation look simple enough for you to handle on your own in a few hours. Read More»

Planning For Summer Get-Togethers? 3 Tips To Avoid Plumbing Emergencies

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With summer just around the corner, it’s time to start making preparations for the get-togethers. Having family and friends over for BBQ’s is a great way to spend the summer. Unfortunately, your plumbing doesn’t always appreciate the added work. The last thing you want is to have a plumbing emergency spoil your summer get-togethers. Here are three easy steps you can take to avoid plumbing emergencies. Prep the Bathroom If you’re going to have guests in your bathrooms, take precautions to avoid clogs and overflows. Read More»

How to Clean Your Air Ducts

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The duct work that runs through your home helps supply that warm air in the winter and cold air in the summer months. During that time, debris, dust and pet hair can accumulate in your duct work, which can eventually slow down your HVAC system, cause your home to be dustier than normal, and make it more difficult for you and your family to breathe. Replacing your air filter monthly can help prevent some of these issues, but at some point you will need to clean out your duct work for a more thorough cleaning. Read More»

Understanding Why An AC Condenser Needs To Be Level

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If you want to have a new central air conditioning system installed, then you will very likely have a condenser unit placed just outside your house. This is the case if you want a split-unit system. The main cooling unit that sits outside is called the condenser. This box-shaped device is quite heavy, and your HVAC professional may need to investigate your property to find the perfect space for the unit. Read More»

Should You Install A UV Germicidal Light Inside Your Air Conditioner?

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You’ve probably heard of the saying “sunlight is the best disinfectant” before. That’s because sunlight really is a good disinfectant—or at least the invisible ultraviolet energy that’s given off by the sun. That explains why moss never grows in sunny areas and why you need sunscreen whenever you want to spend the entire day out in the sun. UV germicidal lights are intended to prevent algae, mold, and other biological contaminants from growing inside of your air conditioning system. Read More»