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What Will Extend the Life of my Air Conditioner?

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What Will Extend the Life of my Air Conditioner?

An air conditioner is a major home investment for sure. After paying somewhere between $3,000 and $12,000 for a new AC unit, you'll want to do everything possible to ensure that it lives up to its fullest potential. But is there a way to extend the lifespan of an air conditioning system? Yes, but only if you proactively take care of it.  Keep reading to learn how you can extend the lifespan of your AC.   First, what’s the Lifespan of an Air Conditioner? The average life of a well-maintained air conditioner is 10 to 15 years. But proactive care...

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What to do When Your AC Drain Line is Clogged

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What to do When Your AC Drain Line is Clogged

When your air conditioner is tirelessly running to keep your home cool and comfortable, it also works hard to remove moisture from your indoor air. In an ideal situation, this water collects in the condensate drip pan and flows through a drain pipe that directs it outside your home. If the AC drain line is blocked, it could spell trouble for your unit. To keep your cooling system safe and efficient and prevent water damage, always schedule an AC tune-up at least two times a year. A certified AC technician will ensure drain lines are clear. Here’s how to unclog...

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What is an AC Maintenance Agreement and What Comes With It?

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What is an AC Maintenance Agreement and What Comes With It?

Much like a car needs regular maintenance to ensure that it operates efficiently, your air conditioning unit needs scheduled tune-ups to deliver the desired comfort levels, lower your power bills and extend its lifespan. But instead of paying for individual tune-up visits and repairs, you can get a maintenance agreement for your air conditioning system.  So, what exactly is an AC maintenance agreement? And what should you know about them? Read on to discover. What is an AC Maintenance Agreement? An air conditioning maintenance agreement is an agreement between a homeowner and an AC company, in which the service provider...

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HVAC Care For Pet Owners

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HVAC Care For Pet Owners

Our furry friends give us companionship, make us feel happier, and their playfulness keeps us active and fit. However, these beloved members of our family can innocently affect your indoor air quality. Your dogs or cats hair and dander can clog your filter, overwork the HVAC unit, and affect its ability to freshen up indoor air. And if you have allergies, the hair and dander floating around your home can trigger some serious reactions. But this doesn’t mean you have to lock out your pets. Instead, use the following steps to protect your health and your HVAC system while still...

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Buying A New Home? Check the HVAC System

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Buying A New Home? Check the HVAC System

You’ve gone through countless property listing websites, visited many homes, and after an agonizing search, you’ve finally discovered a beautiful place tucked away in a quiet neighborhood—and it’s near the right amenities. But before you breathe a sigh of relief and start preparing an offer, there is one thing you could be forgetting: A HVAC inspection. Knowing that around 6 out of 10 homeowners don’t work with an HVAC technician to perform routine maintenance on the AC unit, you need to confirm that the cooling and heating system of the home you’re about to buy is in pristine condition. An...

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