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5 Common Myths about Air Conditioning

13Apr

Written by Brie Knaperek

We all hear tips and stories told between family members and friends about HVAC systems. Often times, the should’s and should not’s that we hear and tell aren’t actually true. Detailed below are 5 common myths told about air conditioning. 1. Air conditioners are just machines that cool the air. Nope! While your A/C does […]

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What to Expect During a Maintenance Visit

10Feb

Written by Brie Knaperek

As the temperature outside is getting colder and colder, the more we need our HVAC systems working properly. If something isn’t working right, you should call and get a technician out as soon as possible. Here is a little run down of what to expect when they come to your house. 1. They will do […]

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The Importance of Air Filters

24Jan

Written by Brie Knaperek

Air filters are a very important part to your HVAC system but they’re often overlooked. Air filters filter the air that goes through your heating and air conditioning systems. It may just look like a card board box but really it is made with special materials to make sure the air is filtered out in […]

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How to Protect Your Home from a Lightning Storm

09Dec

Written by Brie Knaperek

A lot of people find thunderstorms soothing, and then there are those who are terrified or them. Lightning storms can do some dangerous damage to an HVAC system. Here is how to keep your home safe. While the effects on your system might not be apparent right away, power surges following an outage can damage […]

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Signs of wear and tear on your air ducts

03Nov

Written by Brie Knaperek

As the seasons are changing, we are getting into the coldest weather of the year. This takes a toll on our air ducts. This is the time to check on your air ducts. There are some signs to tell when your air ducts are ready to be inspected. 1. Uneven temperatures around the house. If […]

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Common Indoor Air Pollutants & How to Prevent Them

05Oct

Written by Brie Knaperek

Many of us are aware of dust and mold being common air pollutants within our homes. However, there are other, more deadly particles that can enter our air flow system undetected. Below is a list of common air pollutants that can be harmful to those living in your home. Carbon Monoxide Carbon monoxide stops your body […]

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Should you run your air conditioner during a thunderstorm?

21Sep

Written by Brie Knaperek

It’s a hot, humid summer evening, and thankfully, you are inside. The temperature is a cool 72 degrees thanks to the air conditioner. You are just about to turn on the T.V. when a rumble of thunder crashes outside. Immediately through the window, you see rain begin to pour and lightning flashing. Now what? Should […]

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Weather Conditions & Your HVAC System

07Sep

Written by Brie Knaperek

United States weather patterns vary greatly causing all sorts of stress on HVAC equipment.  Some areas of the country are known for causing even more wear and tear than anywhere else. Cottonwood Trees are notorious for plugging up condensers and air inlets with their fluffy seeds that they drop during the summer.  This can cause […]

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Can animals get into my HVAC system??

24Aug

Written by Brie Knaperek

Whether it’s extreme heat and cold or searching for food, animals can accidentally end up becoming trapped inside your home. The result can be a very scary experience for you and especially for the animal. Listed below are some ways you can attempt to prevent this and also what to do if the animal is […]

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The Early Days of Air Conditioning

10Aug

Written by Brie Knaperek

According to the Energy Information Administration, 48% of energy consumption in American homes is a result of heating and cooling. With so many people using A/C (especially in the summer and those living in warm climates) how many really know the history behind this commonly used machine. Below is a brief introduction to the early […]

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