What’s Crawling Around in Your Home’s Air Ducts?

You don’t want to think about it, but sometimes dust isn’t all that is in your duct system. You may hear animal noises coming from air ducts and notice you have freeloading visitors. Topics Covered: • What kind of rodents are we talking about? • How do they get into...

Why Your Air Conditioner Won’t Cool in Extreme Heat

It never fails, every year, as soon as we approach 100º, HVAC companies are flooded with calls from homeowners that believe their systems are not working because they aren’t cooling like they are accustomed to or they are not cooling down in the heat of the day. This...

What to do when birds nest in your HVAC

If birds are living in your A/C unit, your first step should be to cut off power to the appliance itself. If birds get caught in the blades of the appliance, it can damage the mechanical components and lead to serious repair costs—or even force you to buy a new unit...

Is AC preventative maintenance really worth it?

You’ve probably heard that regular AC preventative maintenance keeps your air conditioner running efficiently and can save you money on your energy bills. But is it really worth the cost? And how can those service technicians really prevent breakdowns without a...

Benefits of a Clean AC Coil

Cleaning Your AC Coil Impacts Comfort, Air Quality & More Reliable air conditioning is something we tend to take for granted… until all of a sudden it’s not reliable anymore. It’s tempting to hope that you can start up your AC and everything works perfectly. But...

HVAC System Efficiency Ratings

Understanding Air Conditioning Energy Efficiency Ratings If you’re considering installing a new air conditioning system, you’ve probably run across many rating acronyms on the sales literature. Those acronyms are all about the energy efficiency of the air conditioner,...