Professional Heating & Air Blog : Archive for August, 2017

How to Lower Your AC Costs

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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