3 Ways to Take the Load Off Your AC This Season

May 20th, 2019

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Installing the right air conditioner is just the first step. The next is running that air conditioner efficiently, and it’s crucial.

Running an AC inefficiently is going to cost you more in operational costs, but that’s not all. An inefficient system will also put unneeded wear and tear on your air conditioner. That increases your risk of encountering a repair issue and will simply end up costing you more money in the long-run.

After all, air conditioning repairs in Jackson, MS are something to be avoided—you never know just how much they’ll cost.

To take the load off your AC this season and keep it running efficiently, here are 4 things you can do for it:

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3 Reasons Your Air Conditioner Won’t Stay On

May 6th, 2019

guy-mad-at-acThere are few things more irritating than a stubborn air conditioner—one that simply refuses to stay on no matter how many times you start and restart it. You might even be tempted to give it a good kick to see if that somehow magically does the trick!

But we would highly recommend against doing that, of course, because it could easily make the problem worse. It could also create a problem where there wasn’t one in the first place!

No matter how frustrating it is, your best option is to take note of the problem and report it to an expert of AC repair in Hattiesburg, MS. They’ll be able to give you advice over the phone and, if necessary, come out to fix the issue.

Some of the reasons why this issue is happening in the first place, however, can include:

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Quiz Time: Do You Need AC Maintenance?

April 22nd, 2019

checklistThere’s a fine line between an air conditioner that needs repairs and one that just needs a simple maintenance check. No one wants to make an unnecessary repair call for a simple maintenance issue. At the same time, no one wants to schedule a maintenance visit several weeks down the line for something that should be treated like an urgent repair issue.

So, do you know when your AC needs a simple maintenance check versus when it needs AC repair in Jackson, MS? Ask yourself these questions to find out!

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Haven’t Changed Your Air Filter Yet? Now’s a Good Time!

April 8th, 2019

air-filter-changeDo you remember the air filter that was installed with your air conditioner? If not, we urge you to go check on it right away!

The air filter isn’t just an optional accessory—it’s a fundamental part of your HVAC system. If you don’t believe us, go take a look at it now and see how much dirt and dust has accumulated on it. If it weren’t for that air filter, you can expect all of that to end up inside your system, and that can cause a range of issues.

While the air filter is essential for protecting the system, not changing it can be just as bad as not having one in there at all. Here’s why:

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Why It’s Still Not Too Late for Furnace Maintenance

March 25th, 2019

spendingsWhen it comes to maintenance, the best possible time to have it performed is just before the season. Your furnace should have been tuned up before winter, if not before fall.

If you’ve made it to the end of winter without a maintenance check, you can consider yourself lucky. But it’s not exactly something to be happy about, either. When you neglect maintenance, you’re only cheating yourself.

We’ll explain what we mean and why it’s not too late to have your furnace tuned-up this season.

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Why (And When) You Should Replace Your Furnace

March 11th, 2019

old-furnace-in-need-of-replacementThe end of winter is just around the corner. Your trusty furnace has made it through yet another intense season of cold weather. But at the same time, now might be as good a time as any to start asking yourself: is it truly performing its best? Because if it’s not, it might be time to have it replaced.

But why are we jumping to the sudden conclusion of having your furnace replaced? There are a few good reasons why (and they mostly have to do with saving money). We’ll go over them below, along with some methods you can use to determine whether it’s time for replacement.

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The 3 Deciding Factors in Choosing a Furnace or Heat Pump

February 25th, 2019

blue-question-markIn the family tree of HVAC heating systems, furnaces and heat pumps are like cousins to each other. They share the same extended family, but their means of operation is too different to consider them siblings.

So, here’s where this analogy gets awkward: you definitely shouldn’t play favorites with family members, but you can only choose one for your main heating system. Before committing to one of them, we want you to understand the potential benefits of both systems.

We’ll try and help you do that by going over three of the top deciding factors for each system.

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Fiberglass vs Cellulose Insulation

February 11th, 2019

cellulose-insulationWhen it comes to insulating the home, the first mental image that appears might be that of the fluffy pink sheets, also known as fiberglass insulation. What many homeowners may not be aware of is that they can also opt for cellulose insulation, a type made of recycled paper.

Regardless of which material you use, the main objective of insulation is to slow the transfer of heat. In winter, we want all our hot air to stay inside. In summer, we’re much more generous and will allow hot air to stay outside. Insulation helps us do that.

In this post, we’ll go over these two types of insulation to sort out the pros and cons of each.

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3 Ways to Cut Down on Heating Costs

January 28th, 2019

green-homeAs much as we hate to say it, there’s just no way around it:

You can’t get heating in your home for free.

When that technology becomes available, you can count on us to install it for you. Until then, we just have to do our best to balance efficiency and performance. After all, just because we’re HVAC contractors in Hattiesburg, MS doesn’t mean we’re exempt from the price of heating bills!

And it also doesn’t mean that we can’t share some advice on how to keep your heating bills low. Here are some of the methods that any homeowner should use to reduce their heating costs:

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Before Calling for Furnace Repair, Check These Things

January 14th, 2019

cold-man-inspects-thermostatYour furnace is acting funny, and it doesn’t seem like the problem is going to just go away on its own this time.

We know, we know… the last thing you want to do is call in for furnace repair in Brandon, MS. Furnaces can be dangerous, so we don’t condone DIY work of any kind on the system itself. At the same time, we don’t think you should have to call us up unless it’s for a good reason.

In this post, we’ll go over some simple things that might fix your furnace issues. Give these a try, but if they don’t yield any good results, don’t wait to call in a professional.

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