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Ease the Strain on Your AC with These Tips!

July 15th, 2019

air-conditioning-vent-on-wall-near-floorSummer has officially been here for a few weeks, and there is no escaping the warmer temperatures now. Our air conditioners are getting quite the workout! Therefore, it’s important that you care for yours in the right way.

This means scheduling routine maintenance as needed—once a year for most HVAC systems, but twice a year for year-round heat pump and ductless systems. Without this maintenance session, you can easily find yourself facing the need for unexpected air conditioning repair in Lakewood, CO, and even a shortened air conditioner lifespan. Professional maintenance helps improve the efficiency of your air conditioner, too, which is perhaps its main benefit.

This isn’t the only way to boost your air conditioner efficiency, however! There are some very low-cost to no-cost things you can do in your home to boost the performance and cost-effectiveness of your cooling system while also improving home comfort and reducing the risk of sudden repair needs. Read on!

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Do You Need Whole-Home Air Purification?

July 1st, 2019

woman-suffering-from-allergies-in-her-homeWhen it comes to something like air quality, you probably think a lot more about what’s in the air outside versus what could be in the air inside your home—even though the latter is much more important. The thing is, the level of allergens like dust and pollen, and even mold spores, that bother you outside, can be in even higher concentrations indoors.

In other words, your indoor air quality is worse than that of outdoors—at least, without the right indoor air quality products and services in place—namely, a whole house air purifier installed by technicians from an experienced Littleton, CO HVAC company.

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Performance Boosting Tips for Your Air Conditioner

June 17th, 2019

ac-technicians-working-on-air-conditionerSummer is just about officially here, which means soon enough you’ll be using your air conditioner on a daily basis. This makes now a great time to begin thinking of the ways that you can boost your energy efficiency in order to save money. During the season you need your air conditioner the most, you want to get the most out of it, after all!

When your air conditioner is working as efficiently as possible, you won’t need to worry as much about the cost of electricity. And fortunately, there are a number of things you can do to boost this Denver air conditioning efficiency. Keep reading to learn more!

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Should I Get a Whole-House Humidifier This Summer?

June 3rd, 2019

happy-family-in-homeWhen you hear the term “humidity,” it’s likely that you think about muggy summers that other parts of the country experience, such as down south. Humidity is often seen by people as a nuisance, and not something that’s actually a good Denver, CO indoor air quality solution. But the fact of the matter is, in Denver, dry air is quite a problem throughout the year, and therefore needs more humidity.

There’s not a lot you can do about this outside other than moisturizing as much as possible, but you can absolutely tackle dry air inside your home, with the right whole-house humidifier installation. If your home’s humidity levels are too low, then even the temperature inside can be less comfortable—running your air conditioner only makes the air drier! Read on to learn more about humidity, and how you could benefit from a humidifier installation.

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It’s Not Too Late to Schedule AC Maintenance

May 20th, 2019

technician-working-on-outdoor-air-conditioning-unitMay is just about over and warmer temperatures are on their way. It may be hard to believe given the weather recently, nevertheless, it’s time to think about your air conditioner. But is it too late for maintenance? Should you have gotten in done closer to the beginning of spring? Well, no!

In the absence of a total system breakdown, it’s never too late to have your system professionally maintained. In fact, this is a great example of “it’s better late than never.” There are a variety of benefits to having routine maintenance done. Keep reading to learn more!

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Is Your Thermostat Use Hurting Your AC Efficiency?

May 6th, 2019

thermostat-hurting-ac-efficiencyWhile we may be known in our area for the cooler temps of winter, our summers pack quite the punch, too. And when summer comes, you want to make your home not only comfortable, but also bearable. So if your air conditioner isn’t working the way it’s meant to, it may be time to call in for air conditioner repair, particularly if you haven’t had maintenance done yet this season.

But wait! What if you don’t have a problem with your air conditioner at all, but rather with your thermostat? Is it time to call for Denver thermostat services?

It could be, but don’t rush to call your AC pro just yet. The fact of the matter is, your air conditioner’s poor efficiency might not be from a malfunction at all, but rather how you are using your thermostat.

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Tips for Choosing the Right AC for Replacement

April 22nd, 2019

air-conditioning-outside-unitThis seems easy enough, right? Find the biggest air conditioner you can afford, and buy it. We wish it was that easy, but it truly isn’t. Buying a new air conditioner doesn’t have to be stressful, but it does involve careful consideration. There are actually a narrow number of units that will do the job necessary, and do it effectively and efficiently as possible for your home.

Choosing the wrong air conditioner means your living space won’t be as comfortable as you want it to be and your utility bills will be higher than necessary. You need a professional on your side to help you make an informed decision. We’re happy to help you choose the right AC for a replacement! In the meantime, here are a couple of tips to think about when making this purchase.

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How to Spot the Signs of AC Repair Needs

April 8th, 2019

outdoor-ac-unitWe may be well known for our chilly winters, but our summers can feel very long and hot, putting our air conditioners through a lot of work each and every year. A comfortable home is more than just a luxury when temperatures rise though—it’s a necessity. Therefore, your system will need to respond day after day.

Because of the work your cooling system does, it’s not rare for it to run into needs for air conditioning repair in Denver, CO, especially if you skipped maintenance. What’s important, though, is that you know how to watch for the signs of an air conditioning problem so you can get those repairs on your schedule right away.

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Boost Your AC Efficiency This Spring!

March 25th, 2019

top-view-of-outdoor-ac-unitHere in Denver, we get more than our fair share of winter weather. But that doesn’t mean our air conditioners don’t get quite the workout when summer rolls around. And when that does happen, you want to be able to pay as little as possible to get the comfort that only an air conditioner can bring, right?

We get it! The good news is, we offer Denver air conditioning services and products that will help with this. We’ve provided some tips below on how you can help boost your AC efficiency this spring, so you won’t have to pay quite as much on your energy bills.

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Do Ductless Systems Have Special Service Needs?

May 29th, 2018

ductless system being servicedIn our previous post, we discussed a few of the many benefits of going ductless for your cooling (and heating) needs. Because ductless systems are unique in their setup, a common question we get is if they have any special service needs that other systems do not.

They are very similar to other air conditioners and heaters in that they need professional maintenance done once in the spring and once in the fall. But yes, there are ways in which their service needs are different. Read on to see what our Denver, CO air conditioning experts have to say:

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