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3 Telltale Signs It’s Time for a New AC

July 3, 2019

Should you repair or replace? That’s always the big question when it comes to major home systems like air conditioning (AC). Repairs are easier on the pocketbook in the short run, but too many of them can add up.

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How to Protect Your AC From Storms

June 24, 2019

It’s always better to be prepared for misfortunes than to have to deal with the consequences. During storm season in Huntersville, that proves true for protecting your air conditioning system as well.

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Does My Home Need a Zone Control System?

June 14, 2019

Are some areas in your home hotter or colder than others? If so, you might need zone control. If you live in a multifloor home with only one thermostat, you probably have uneven heating and cooling.

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Mature man, with pillow covering entire face, cannot sleep at night from loud air conditioner.

Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

May 24, 2019

It’s normal for your air conditioner to create some noise when running—that simply means it’s working. Although older units are typically louder than newer ones, all air conditioning noises are not the same.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Freezing Up?

May 13, 2019

If your air conditioner stops blowing cool air or stops all together, check to see if your indoor unit is frozen. What exactly will that look like?

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Video—Do I Need to Schedule a Maintenance Appointment?

April 25, 2019

Just like a regular physical, a regularly scheduled maintenance appointment can help find and diagnose problems that would be otherwise invisible to you because the signs are not easily seen or heard. So often we notice problems only because we miss the benefit we lost when something stops working.

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

April 5, 2019

The modern air conditioner was invented in 1902 by Willis Havilard Carrier. It was invented to solve the humidity problem at a printing plant in Brooklyn.

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Video—What Is a Heat Pump?

March 26, 2019

A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from inside your Charlotte home to outside or from outside to inside. In the winter a heat pump works like a heater, extracting heat energy from outside and transferring it inside. In the summer the process reverses and it will remove heat from your home and transfer it outside similar to an air conditioner.

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Four Ways To Change Your Home’s Air Quality for the Better

March 12, 2019

According to the EPA (U.S. Environmental Agency), you may be exposed to 2-two to five times more airborne pollutants by staying indoors than if you were outside. To protect yourself and your loved ones, here are four ways to improve your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ).

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How Can I Get My Heat Pump to Last Longer?

February 28, 2019

The average air-source heat pump lasts around 15 years. An HVAC unit’s lifespan is dependent on several factors, including its design and overall quality. However, there are many factors that you, the owner, directly control. Caring for your heat pump requires diligence but is quite manageable if you get into the habit of it. Often…

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