What Happens When You Don’t Change the AC Filter

What would happen if you didn’t change your AC filter? It’s hard to believe such a small part could make a big difference in air quality and comfort, but it does. Filters become a low priority due to a misunderstanding of what filters actually do. Standard HVAC...

Thermostat Troubleshooting Tips

Heating and cooling problems frequently end with a homeowner realizing, “Wait, why is my thermostat not working?” While that problem may be easy to identify, it’s not always easy to correct. Topics Covered: • Wiring and Electrical Issues could be an issue. • Poor...

HVAC Maintenance Plans for New Systems Too

If you just had a new heating and/or air conditioning system installed within the past year or two, chances are the installer recommended an HVAC maintenance plan. But do you really need preventative maintenance? Ideally, everything is in good condition so you should...

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...