Maximizing the Life of Your Arizona HVAC System

December 28, 2020

Your house is the largest purchase you’ll ever make in your lifetime. And your HVAC system is the most expensive appliance inside your four walls. Therefore, it’s critical that your HVAC system get the attention it needs to continue operating properly for many, many years. Ideally, an air conditioning system in Arizona should provide quality service for anywhere from 10 to 20 years. The difference lies in how the homeowner chooses to maintain their system. Routine Inspection is the Key to Optimum HVAC Health Just as the human body requires regular check-ups to ensure optimum

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Learn To Ask Good Questions When Selecting An HVAC Contractor

December 28, 2020

The key to selecting a professional, qualified HVAC contractor is asking the right questions. That way, you can find out if he has experience with the type of work you need done, and if he has the tools to get the job done properly. The right contractor will also know of potential problems that could occur and be prepared to solve them. Here are some of the key questions you should ask: What type of work do you specialize in? Just because someone knows about a

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3 Secrets To Better Indoor Air Quality

December 28, 2020

Indoor air quality can greatly impact your health and overall well-being. A home with poor air quality will cause you to feel sluggish and increase your chance of experiencing headaches, nausea and allergy-related symptoms. Fortunately, there are three secrets that will help you improve your homes indoor air quality. Regularly cleaning your home will keep your home fresh while also reducing the amount of indoor pollutants in the air. However, cleaning products and improper techniques can cause more harm than good. In order to make sure your home is kept looking

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Boost Energy Savings With 5 Insider Tips — Inefficient Factors Your Home Can Show You

December 28, 2020

In today’s tough economic times, budget-minded homeowners are looking for ways to help reduce their overall utility bills and increase their energy savings. With these five insider tips, you can reduce your overall energy cost, leading to long-term savings for you. Seal cracks around your home. Trying to keep your home cool during the sweltering summer months in Scottsdale can be an uphill battle when the hot outdoor air seeps in through the cracks and the cool indoor air leaks out. These leaks can be anywhere in your home, from the basement

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Boost Heat-Pump Efficiency By Learning How Your System Works

December 28, 2020

Heat pumps deliver a nice continuous flow of conditioned air, providing heating and cooling efficiency that’s comfortable all year. With optimal heat-pump efficiency, heat pumps supply up to 300 percent heating and cooling energy that they consume. Understanding how heat pumps do this can help you keep your system running smoothly. The primary parts of the heat pump, and their functions, are as follows: The compressor pumps refrigerant through coils in alternating circulation–heating and cooling. A dual-role condenser and evaporator make up the two heat exchangers. Heat is

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Need To Hire An HVAC Contractor Soon? 5 Easy Tips

December 28, 2020

When you are in need of a new HVAC system, finding the right contractor can seem like a daunting task. Keep these five easy tips in mind when you hire an HVAC contractor and the process will go a lot more smoothly. Choosing and hiring an HVAC contractor requires research, but the process will save you money in the end. Develop a list of at least five contractors and eliminate any contractor that does not have a state contractor’s license. Check the state’s registrar of licensed contractors to ensure the

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A 5-Step Guide To Optimal Ductwork Design

December 28, 2020

Optimal ductwork design is absolutely critical if your heating and cooling system is to perform at maximum capacity. Think of the ductwork as the delivery system for the conditioned air your chosen equipment produces. Even the strongest, best running central unit can not deliver sufficient heating or cooling if the ductwork is not doing an efficient job of delivering the air to the desired locations. Here are five important steps to note when considering ductwork design: Design the ducts as straight as possible. The straighter the duct, the stronger the air

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Control Spring Allergies By Improving Indoor Air Quality

December 28, 2020

Despite central Arizona’s arid climate, the area is filled with pollen-producing plants, two of which are the main culprits during allergy season. These plants include cynodon dactylon and morus alba. If you’re looking to improve your indoor and outdoor allergies, here are some tips to better manage them: Change your furnace filter habitually. Your filter collects dusts, dander and pollen, which is just being blown back into the air once the filter is full. To prevent your furnace from reintroducing these harmful particles into the air, you must change your filter

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Spring Air Conditioner Tune-Up: 5 Ways Homeowners Benefit

December 28, 2020

Anyone who has ever lived through summer in Arizona knows the value of air conditioning. When facing potential highs of 110 degrees or more, ensuring that your A/C unit in is good working order is an essential part of preparing for the summer. The last thing anyone wants is to find that their HVAC system is not functioning just as the warmest part of the year is about to begin. Just like any other type of equipment, an air conditioning system will require maintenance in order to provide the best service over time. The five benefits to be gained

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Allergy-Proof Your Home In Just 7 Steps

December 28, 2020

For many residents of central Arizona, allergies are a part of daily living. But you can allergy-proof your home in just seven highly-effective steps: Vacuum regularly with a machine that uses HEPA (high-efficiency particulate air) filters. Instead of sweeping bare floors, use a dusting mop that traps dust instead of dispersing it. Leave shoes on the porch. Don’t bring outside dirt and other particles inside the home. Before entering, remove shoes and leave them in a box or rack on the porch. Use dehumidifiers.

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