Monthly Archives: August, 2014

Sleeping Well Without an Air Conditioner

Air conditioning units are usually overworked during summer season. While a lot of people can’t live without their air conditioners, still many choose not to install ACs in their homes. For one, freezing air can cause stiff limbs and even exposure to mold. Here are some tips on how to get a good night’s sleep without an air conditioning unit.

–          Always buy ultra-breathable fabric for your cotton sheets.

–          Make sure your fan is pointing toward an open window.

–          Reduce the amount of heat that enters into your home by closing curtains and blinds.

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Tips on How to Save on Your Air Conditioning Bill

Programmable thermostat is very important in air conditioner to save electricityYour air conditioning unit may be the culprit but you don’t necessarily have to replace it in order to lower your summer electricity bill. Maybe what you need is a higher-efficiency system. Here are some tips on how to reduce your air conditioning bill.

–          To save on electricity, install a programmable thermostat.

–          Ceiling fans won’t lower the temperature so use them only when you are under them.

–          Regularly clean your air conditioner filters.

–          Keep the drapes and blinds shut especially during summer season.

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How to Stay Cool in Extreme Heat

Long-term high temperature exposure can actually lead to heat-related illnesses. To help you stay cool and safe in the summer heat, here are some tips recommended by the experts.

–          Avoid the harmful effects of sun exposure by staying indoors.

–          Got to malls, libraries and movie theaters if you don’t have an air conditioning at home.

–          Drink plenty of water to keep you hydrated.

–          People who have health problems should be more careful when staying outdoors.

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Tips on How to Avoid AC Repair Scams

Making sure that your air conditioning unit is working efficiently is very essential which is why you have to choose a qualified contractor when you are getting your unit serviced. Here are some valuable tips on how to avoid getting scammed by air conditioning repair companies.

–          Before calling for professional help, do some basic troubleshooting.

–          Check the warranty on your system to see if you are still covered.

–          When you call the company for an appointment, ask them first if service rates are charged on a flat or hourly rate.

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Tips Guaranteed to Keep Your Home Cool This Summer

Open the windows in your home to give a good ventilation.
Many homeowners busy themselves in coming up with home cooling ideas every summer. If you are one of them, here are some surefire ways that you can add to your list of home cooling techniques:
  • Give your AC a break and open the windows on cool nights to let the cold air in.
  • The system can cool a room faster when there are nothing that blocks its air vents.
  • Turn up the temperature when you are going outdoors.
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Comfortable Home Temperature at a Fair Price

Set a good temperature to control electric bill.
Winter and summer bills are often the most dreadful things for many homeowners; but not for those who observe proper measures in heating and cooling the home while consuming as little energy as possible.
Here are some tips on heating your home while saving energy:
  • Keep the water heater at a stable temperature and use it only for specific purposes and time.
  • Set the thermostat at 70 degrees, and keep the outdoor unit clear of snow and ice.
  • Find a water heater that can offer great savings in the long run.
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What to Consider When Signing HVAC Service Agreements

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Air conditioning maintenacne is a must if you want to keep your unit working properly during summer. But if you are one of the many homeowners who tend to forget maintenance, don’t fret because there are a lot of HVAC companies out there that offer yearly service agreements.

–          If the repair cost multiplied by the number of years of your unit is more than $5,000, replace your air conditioner instead.

–          If you are thinking of moving in the future, go over the fine print.

–          When choosing a plan, choose a company that is honest and reliable.

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Air Conditioning Myths You Should Ought to Know

Air conditioning repair.

Oftentimes, air conditioning myths can cause homeowners to make the wrong decision or cause the electricity bill to increase. Here are answers to some of the most common myths about air conditioning.

1.       Ceiling fans can keep the room cool

–          Fans only make people feel cooler so turn off your fans to save electricity.

2.       All air conditioning units have the same performance

–          Place of the unit is essential when it comes to ensuring efficiency.

3.       AC maintenance is unnecessary

–          To avoid problems, preventative measures are extremely important.

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