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Air Conditioning Repair Services Should Be Balanced against the System’s Age

October 16th, 2017

air-conditioning-efficiencyAutumn has officially arrived, bringing with it cooler weather and easing the workload on your air conditioner. This season was especially tough because of the recent inclement weather, and centralized air conditioners with outdoor components may have suffered a great deal of damage. Now is an excellent time to schedule a servicing session to assess the state of your system and plan for repairs. With older systems, another question arises: is repairing it worth the effort, or should repairs be balanced against the system’s age and the money better spent on replacing the old AC with a new one?

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Common Signs that You Need Air Conditioning Repair

October 2nd, 2017

air-conditioning-repairWith high temperatures slowly abating and Louisiana coming out from under a devastating hurricane season, now is the time to take a close look at your air conditioner and determine if it needs any repairs. Even in situations where your home was spared the ravages of the weather, most air conditioners have been running for months on end without any sign of respite. That can take its toll and the sooner you address any problems the system may have, the better off you’ll be.

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Timely Air Conditioning Service Can Make a Big Difference

September 18th, 2017

air-conditioning-repairMost people in Louisiana are still assessing the damage caused by the unprecedented weather we’ve experienced in recent weeks. That comes on top of the arrival of autumn, which usually signals a time to get your air conditioner serviced. Proper servicing is all the more important this year: it keeps your air conditioner functioning, which is vital to maintaining your home’s comfort level and the health of your family members. The sooner you can schedule timely air conditioning service, the better off your home will be.

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Labor Day Means It’s Time to Check Your Heater

September 4th, 2017

heating-maintenance-sessionLabor Day represents the unofficial end of summer, and while that doesn’t mean we’re ready to turn off our air conditioners just yet, it does mean that you’ll need your heating system before too much longer. We recommend heating maintenance sessions every fall to help that process out. Scheduling a session now helps your system get ready for another winter of use, as well as heading off potential trouble.

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How to Lower Your AC Costs

August 21st, 2017

air-conditioning-efficiencySummer heat is a way of life in our part of the world, which is why your home’s air conditioning system is so important. Without it, your home would be supremely uncomfortable and the heat might even pose a health hazard to sensitive family members. Running the air conditioning this time of year is as necessary as keeping the lights on and the plumbing working, and you’re going to need to pay higher monthly bills for the increased use of the system almost by default.  But just because you’re paying more every summer doesn’t mean you should pay more than is necessary.  few easy steps can help your air conditioner do its job much more efficiently and cut down on those high costs. Some steps you can take yourself, while others require the services of a trained technician.

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Dehumidifiers Benefit Air Conditioners and Your Home in General

August 7th, 2017

happy-family-dehumidifierHigh humidity levels are as much or a problem during our Louisiana summers as high temperatures. Muggy air can feel like a wall when you step out of your home, and cause a lot of problems if it takes place inside your home. A good air conditioner can address high humidity levels, but only crudely at best, and in the process can take on a lot more stress and strain than it should. Whole-house dehumidifiers, which area specifically build to handle muggy air, are usually a much better option than simply leaning on your AC.

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The Advantages of Commercial Rooftop ACs

July 24th, 2017

commercial-air-conditioningCommercial spaces need air conditioners just as much as residential spaces do. Indeed, they often have greater need for it since most of us spend our days in commercial spaces instead of our homes. In addition to cooling a larger space, commercial air conditioners have specific needs that they must meet – such as keeping computer systems and other important components from getting too hot – and they must perform without fail day in and day out. Otherwise, your entire business could come screeching to a halt.

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The Advantages of Ductless Mini-Split Systems

July 10th, 2017

ductless-mini-splitSummers are too hot and humid in our part of the world to go without proper air conditioning in your home, and while most homes are accustomed to traditional centralized air conditioning systems, they’re not the only type of system out there. Ductless mini-split systems provide a viable alternative for homes that can support a centralized system, or homes whose older centralized system just isn’t doing the job. What are ductless mini-split systems and what kind of advantages do they provide? Read on for the answers.

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How to Tell When You Need a New AC

June 26th, 2017

ac-repair-or-replaceHere in Springfield, LA, summer has arrived, and now is the time to determine whether your air conditioner can go the distance for another summer, or whether you need to call in a replacement session to get a new one installed. Now is the time to do it, because the summer has just gotten started. Replacing the system now means you can enjoy the increased efficiency and improved performance all summer long, as well as all but eliminating the chances of a breakdown this summer.

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Beware of Low Airflow in Your AC

June 12th, 2017

air-conditioning-repairAir conditioners get put to the test every summer, and this year looks to be no different. Temperatures are already high and will probably remain so well into September and October. If a problem arises in your air conditioning system, you need to get it treated immediately before it affects your system’s ability to function.

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