Monthly Archives: May, 2015

Why You Need a Contract with an HVAC Company

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While many homeowners may find it more practical, money-wise, to handle specific air conditioner maintenance work on their own, there are still tasks, including A/C tune-ups, that are best left in the hands of experts.
Here are 3 reasons why having a contract with an HVAC company will benefit you greatly:
  • Minimize the risk of your A/C breaking down during the hottest days of summer.
  • You are guaranteed a speedy response during an emergency breakdown, minimizing the duration of your outage.
  • A comprehensive maintenance program will keep your A/C energy-efficient.
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A/C Prep Tips for Summer

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Is your home air conditioner ready to help you beat the heat this incoming summer season? Be sure that it is with the following A/C maintenance guidelines:
  • Change the air filter in your A/C at least one every month
  • Keep the outdoor unit clear of debris
  • Schedule a professional A/C service appointment
To learn more about prepping your home’s air conditioning system for the hot season, check out this article.
Visit Chuck’s AC for quality air conditioner maintenance service.
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How to Keep Your HVAC Efficient

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The HVAC system plays a big role in keeping the temperature in your house comfortable. Maintain its efficiency through the following measures:
  • Check the thermostat settings and the controls of the system, lubricate all moving parts, and inspect the condensate drain.
  • For summer, clean the A/C evaporator and condenser coils, check refrigerant level, and clean and adjust lower components.
  • For winter, check all gas or oil connections, gas pressure, burner combustion and heat exchanger.
  • Change the air filter on a regular basis.
To learn more, read Maintenance Checklist
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Air Conditioner Year-round Maintenance Guide

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If you want to keep your home’s air conditioner in good working condition, its maintenance should run all-year-round. Here are some tasks that you should accomplish:
  • Buy high-efficiency pleated air filters, and replace them at least every 90 days of use
  • Clear 2 feet of space around the outdoor unit, make sure it is on firm and level ground, and protect it from leaves, grass and pollen
  • Inspect refrigerant lines every month
  • Adjuct humidifier settings every season
  • Clean A/C condensate drain with bleach and water mixture
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Reduce Allergens and Improve Indoor Air Quality through HVAC Maintenance

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Allergens are among the very few things that make the spring season less enjoyable. Get rid of these unwanted substances, and improve the indoor air quality in your home, by observing the following HVAC measures:
  • Get high-quality air filters
  • Clean debris off indoor and outdoor units
  • Check for mold
  • Dust registers and return vents
  • Schedule an HVAC inspection and tune-up
To learn more, check out HVAC.com’s 5 Simple Ways to Reduce Allergens in Your Home This Spring.
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10 Steps to a Smooth-running Air Conditioner

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If you think your home’s air conditioning system is too tough to handle, think again — here are 10 simple steps to keeping your A/C running smoothly:

  1. Shut off the power
  2. Remove debris
  3. Clean the fins
  4. Striaghten the fins
  5. Clean area around the unit
  6. Level the unit
  7. Clean the evaporator coil
  8. Clean a plugged evaporator drain
  9. Change the blower filter
  10. Turn the power back on

To better understand this method, check out DIY Network’s

10 Easy Steps to Keep Your Air-Conditioning Unit Running Smoothly.

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How to Make Savings with Your HVAC

Keep the air filter and condenser coil cleanFor many homeowners, the greatest challenge during the extreme seasons of summer and winter is making substantial financial savings while the HVAC works full-time to moderate the indoor temperature. If you’re one of these homeowners, you’ll surely find the following helpful:
  • Set the thermostat at the highest summer setting or the lowest winter setting at which you are comfortable.
  • Keep the air filter and condenser coil clean
  • Keep doors and windows closed
  • Avoid excessive use of exhaust fans
  • Use the auto setting
  • Control direct sunlight
  • Insulate air ducts
  • Properly vent clothes dryer
  • Keep heat away from the thermostat
To learn more, click here.
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Things to Consider When Buying an Air Conditioner

If you are planning to replace your old air conditioning unit, you may want to look around first for best deals before deciding on anything. As a matter of fact, experts suggest that you do your homework before your old AC system goes out. Below are some pointers that you will want to consider ahead when purchasing a new AC unit.

–          Save money on your AC by reducing the need for it.

–          Select a reliable and credible AC contractor.

–          Consider the pros and cons of the brand you plan to go with.

–          Make sure to choose an AC model that is efficient.

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Ways to Cool Down Your Home

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As the temperatures start to rise, more and more people are looking for ways on how to cool their homes. Warmer days are finally here which is why it is very important that you ensure that your air conditioning units are in top-notch condition. Below are essential tips on how to get your AC systems ready for the warmer months.

–          Get your AC unit tuned up at least twice a year.

–          Check your filter and make sure to change it every 90 days.

–          Remove twigs, leaves, pollen and other debris from the outside of your AC unit.

–          Check the ducts and make sure they are free from any foreign objects.

To learn more, check this link.

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AC Installation Issue Heats Up County Courthouse

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Things can get heated in courthouses, with tons of cases going through their doors on a daily basis. However, inside the Luzerne County Courthouse things are heating up because of a different reason.

The county’s supposedly brand new air conditioning system failed its occupants. The problem? There was an error during installation says operational services division head Tanis Manseau, despite the $401,186 contract with Hazleton-based Yannuzzi Inc., the company in charge of the upgrade.
“The piping from the new cooling tower into the chiller was installed backwards,”Manseau said. “It’s been exacerbated because it’s been hotter than blue blazes around here, which is unusual.”
Until the AC system is up and running as it should and doing it’s job to keep the Courthouse comfortable, employees and people going in and out to take care of their business will have to do it within humid halls.
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