AC Blowing Hot Air? 5 Signs It’s Time for a Tune Up

This summer has been the hottest on record in Arizona. Hot weather can have serious health consequences, not to mention just make you miserable. If your AC blowing hot air is driving you nuts — and making you feel sick — you need to fix the situation fast. In this post, we’ll tell you five of the most common reasons for an AC …

What You Need to Know About Central Air Installation

  1. Understand Your Air Ducts The first thing to look into is your air duct system. Just because you have air ducts doesn’t mean that they are good. Old air ducts may have cracks or loose areas that allow air to escape. This means that even with a new central air conditioning system your house still may not cool …

The Best AC Temperature Setting for Efficiency & Comfort

Did you know air conditioning cost approximately $29 billion to homeowners each year, with your AC using 6% of all energy produced in the United States? That’s a lot of money. But there are ways you can cut this expense down. In addition to making sure your air conditioning is in tip-top shape, you can also choose a certain AC …

How to Prepare Your AC Unit for Monsoon Season

AC Storm Preparation Tips for Arizona Residence Regular Maintenance: How you prepare your AC unit for monsoon season starts well before the weather shift. First and foremost, get your AC units Spring/Summer maintenance out of the way. Don’t disregard  The Importance of regular maintenances. Having confidence in knowing your AC unit is going to make it through the worst of Arizona’s monsoon …

Is Now The Best Time for an AC Replacement?

R22 Phase Out: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has set January 1, 2020, as the date when R22 is banned from production and importation in the United States, R22 has been phased out worldwide due to harmful effects on the ozone layer. What This Means For You: This means that older Air conditioning systems will be harder and much …

The Importance of Spring AC Maintenance

Benefits of a Spring AC Maintenance Inspection: 1. Extends the Life of Your Air Conditioning Unit Our AC systems are built to last years and years, and aren’t necessarily high maintenance but should be inspected and cleaned bi-annually. The importance of spring AC maintenance extends to all parts of your unit—bearings and all moving parts need to be regularly lubricated …

Worried About Your Indoor Air Quality?

Indoor Air Quality Did you know most people spend up to 90% of their time inside? Often indoor air is up to 10 times and sometimes even up to 100 times more as polluted as outdoor air. Using Air purification systems in your Heating and Air Conditioning unit can help reduce pollutants that can contribute to headache, fatigue, lung irritation …

How To Protect Your Home From Allergens

Allergies and asthma are a growing problem. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America says, “More than 26 million people in the US have asthma, and allergic asthma is the most common type, affecting around 60% of people with asthma.” Improving your home’s air quality can reduce common symptoms like wheezing and shortness of breath. Start by updating your HVAC …

Should You Buy a Secondhand AC or Heater?

Living in the Southeast Valley requires that you have a working cooling and heating system. But it shouldn’t require that you break the bank to stay comfortable. A secondhand AC or heater can be your best bet if you’re on a budget. But before you make any big appliance purchase, consider the pros and cons of buying used versus new. …

Save Money by Shading AC Units During Summertime in Arizona

Every Arizona homeowner is looking for ways to save money and conserve energy. But in the dead of the summer, we need our air conditioning units. When you’re in the midst of the brutal summer months, how can you keep cool and still count on your system? The answer can sometimes be as simple as adding some shading to the …