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Air Conditioning Maintenance & Tune-Ups

Air conditioners lose capacity with use. The coils become plugged, filters get dirty, belts slip and often there is a refrigerant leak. While comfort is lost, energy costs soar. A 20% increase in operating cost is not uncommon. You may not recognize this problem until comfort is lost and, by then, the extra dollars are...

How Often to Service Your HVAC System

Updated: 5.24.24 If you have ever wondered how often to service HVAC systems for peak performance and efficiency, you’re in the right place. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll delve into the importance of regular servicing and the key factors of cleaning HVAC systems to ensure your unit’s longevity and optimal functioning. Our expert recommendations fill...

How often should I change the Air Filter?

If you have a fiberglass throwaway filter, you should change it every 30 days. The filter helps keep your duct system, motors, and coils cleaner longer. Here’s a great tip for remembering to change the filter:  When you get your monthly electric bill… change the air filter. If you do not change your filter, your...