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,...

Can AC maintenance help your allergy symptoms?

Most of us tend to think allergies are caused primarily by pollen and pet dander. However, poor indoor air quality can also cause a wide range of symptoms such as headaches, coughing, sneezing and nausea just too mention a few. Topic Covered: • Indoor Air Quality •...

How do I know if my air conditioner needs refrigerant?

First of all, in a perfect world, your air conditioner should never need more refrigerant. Refrigerant isn’t used up like gas in a car. So you only need more refrigerant if there is a leak somewhere. And to know that for sure, you need an AC technician to measure the...