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Programmable Thermostats and Why You Should Have One

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Programmable Thermostats and Why You Should Have One

A thermostat is the face of your home's comfort. It lets you manage your home's temperature without breaking a sweat. But not all thermostats are created equal. Older models are a pain to operate, and if you neglect them, they could drastically increase your home’s energy consumption. So, when you want more control of your home's temperature without having to set things manually, a programmable thermostat is the way to go. In this post, we’re going to learn what programmable thermostats are, their benefits, and how to get the most out of one. And if you need help choosing, installing,...

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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 Setting Should I Select On My Thermostat?

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What Setting Should I Select On My Thermostat?

Although thermostats are designed to make our lives easier, finding the ideal temperature setting puzzles most homeowners. But when the settings are adjusted correctly, a thermostat can keep your indoors comfortable and drastically lower your energy bills. Let’s find out what the best setting for your programmable thermostat is.   The Best Summer Temperature Settings When You're at Home According to the U.S. Department of Energy, 78-degrees Fahrenheit is the perfect middle ground when you are home during the summer. This temperature will keep you comfortable enough without hurting your finances, whereas any setting lower than that will take a...

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