Posts Tagged ‘Covington’

If You’re Waiting on Repairs, Here’s What You Can Do

Monday, September 13th, 2021

We’re in the middle of September, so many homeowners are turning off their air conditioners thinking the hot weather is over. But as long-time Louisiana natives, we know that this is probably not true. We still get heatwaves deep in the fall and our air conditioners end up running for almost ten months throughout the year. That’s why it’s important to have your air conditioner repaired when it starts to have trouble.

Today we’re going to talk about a few strategies to employ when you’re in need of help with your air conditioning in Covington, LA and you’re stuck waiting for a professional. Our team is fast and effective, but we still need to drive to your home and assess the situation. This means you’re going to need to stay safe, comfortable, and happy until we get there.

Let’s discuss a few ways to help you achieve that goal.

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Your AC’s Air Filter Is Important!

Monday, August 16th, 2021

There’s a misconception going around our community that the air filter in your air conditioner is a luxury item. To elaborate, some people think that it’s just there to help filter contaminants from your indoor air to make breathing easier and to make your home feel more comfortable. While they’re not wrong, they’re also not right.

The air filter in your AC serves a very important role in the functionality of your system and the cooling process in general. While it absolutely helps with your home’s indoor air quality, it’s integral to the power of your HVAC in Covington, LA. Without a proper filter, you’d probably see a whole heap of problems develop based on indoor air contaminants and dirty coils.

Let us walk you through the intended purpose of these air filters, and why you should always clean them every one to three months.

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When to Repair Vs. When to Replace

Monday, July 19th, 2021

The term “replacement” is kind of a boogeyman in the HVAC industry. Homeowners want to keep running their air conditioners for as long as possible because they know that replacement costs a lot more money than a quick repair. While in theory this makes sense, in practice it actually doesn’t.

Replacement is an expensive service, but that’s because it’s built for long-term solutions that actually save money down the line. If your air conditioner has reached its limit, is beyond its standard life expectancy, or it’s just not working properly, replacement services are actually going to be better than an air conditioning repair in Covington, LA.

Don’t worry, we’re going to break it down. We’ll talk all about when you should start thinking of replacement rather than repair. Keep this nifty guide handy so you’ve got something to reference as you check the condition of your AC.

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3 Major Tips to Improve AC Efficiency

Monday, June 21st, 2021

The efficiency of an air conditioner is one of its most important factors. With an inefficient air conditioning system, you could feel uncomfortable, frustrated at rising energy bills, and overall be considering replacement. While we are absolutely the team that can provide you with AC replacement, your air conditioner could be in good shape, it just needs some help.

When things get hot here, AC systems can struggle to cool a home off efficiently. We’re happy to get calls for air conditioning service in Covington, LA, but what if we told you that there are things you can do in your home right now to boost efficiency and keep things comfortable?

Well, buckle up. We’re about to hit on some major ways that you can improve your air conditioning efficiency right now. Just make sure you call us if you have any questions about AC efficiency or a quick fix.

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Your AC Shouldn’t “Just Work”

Monday, April 26th, 2021

When your doctor asks how you’re doing at a routine check-up, do you say, “At least my body works.” While that might lead to an awkward conversation and a few follow-up questions, the point we’re trying to make is that doctors are more inclined to wonder how your body is doing, rather than if it’s just working at all.

The same goes for your air conditioner. Telling a professional from our team that it just “works” so there’s nothing that needs to be done isn’t really good enough anymore. AC systems all over our area are starting to struggle and homeowners don’t think there’s anything wrong with them until they start grinding and shutting down. At that point, it’s usually too late.

So, it’s time to talk about air conditioning repair in Covington, LA. If your system isn’t working the way you want it to, then maybe there’s something our team can do to change that!

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What’s That Smell Coming From Your AC?

Monday, March 29th, 2021

If you’re confused by that title, then two things could be happening. The first thing is that your air conditioner doesn’t smell like anything, in which you’re probably at a blog post that’s not going to be much help. Or perhaps you’re one of the many homeowners with a bad smell permeating through your house, who don’t realize that this smell is coming from your air conditioner.

Yes, air conditioners can produce a foul odor for some very specific reasons. Before you ignore what we’re going to say and get to work on your system trying to find where that smell is coming from, remember that you could cause serious damage or void your unit’s warranty if you’re not careful. Leave this kind of work to the experts when it comes to HVAC in Covington, LA. We can get to the bottom of why your air conditioner smells this way and provide clear solutions to the problem!

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Indoor Air Quality, Heating, and How It All Works Together

Monday, March 1st, 2021

If this last year has done anything, it’s at least made you more aware of what could be floating around in your indoor air. Contaminants come in all shapes and sizes, some harmless and some absolutely seek to do us harm. It’s important that we stay informed as to what could harm us inside our home, and what solutions exist to prevent this from happening.

So, what if we told you that there were five distinct types of contaminants that existed within your HVAC system and your home? We’re not kidding, this can be quite a shock for homeowners that like to think of their homes as a sanctuary.

Contaminants in your air can also affect your heating in Covington, LA, by gunking up your air filter and damaging the sensitive components. Let us explain these five unique levels of indoor air quality contaminants and see where we can help.

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7 Tips When Choosing a Heating Contractor

Monday, January 18th, 2021
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Heating contractors are all over the place these days. With the advent of the internet in the last 20 years and the disappearance of the phonebook, it’s become easier than ever to find a contractor in your area. While this might sound like a good thing, it’s both good and bad.

The good news is that you found our blog! You’ll also find our service pages through a series of links and you’ll be happy you did. The bad news is that other companies are getting attention as well, with nifty websites and cool designs and some of them might not have the best business practices.

We’re all about getting a job done right when it comes to HVAC in Covington, LA. Here are seven tips that can help you choose the right contractor when inundated with all of this information.

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4 Reasons Why Our Heating Service Is Worth It

Monday, November 9th, 2020

You probably enjoy reading this blog. We fill it jam-packed with helpful information about your heater, air conditioner, and other HVAC systems. We always make sure to fact check our information and give you our thoughts as pros in the industry—without forcing you to buy our services. That’s a pretty good deal, right?

Well, there’s a reason why we do that. Sure, we love to help those members of the community when they need the opinion of an HVAC contractor in Covington, LA, but that’s not the biggest reason why we share our info on this blog. We’re mainly writing this blog to point out one glaring difference that becomes clear when talking to us and other companies in the HVAC field. We’re just better suited to service your heater than others.

Want to know why? Keep reading as we’ll give you five great reasons.

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Is Your Heater Struggling to Cycle Properly?

Monday, October 26th, 2020

Cycles, it’s all about cycles! What are we talking about? Well, you’ve got the water cycle taking care of your plants in your garden, the planetary cycle keeping the seasons in check, and the cycle of your heater keeping things comfortable in your home! Wait, you don’t know about that last part?

Heaters, just like air conditioners, run on cycles in order to keep things at the temperatures specified on your thermostat. By using a specific amount of energy or natural gas, they can produce enough heat to meet the requirements of your home and then shut off for a period of time. When cycled correctly, a heater will keep you comfortable with minimal energy or fuel consumption. If your heater is not cycling correctly, then you might need help with your HVAC in Covington, LA.

Keep reading as we get into the details about how heater cycling works.

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