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Spring HVAC Maintenance Checklist

With Spring approaching, we decided to put together a Spring HVAC Maintenance Checklist to help you prepare for the warmer months ahead. We’ve put together some simple tasks that can be accomplished by the average homeowner (or business owner). By following the tasks in the checklist below, you can do your part to ensure that …

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How Long Does a Furnace Last? And When to Replace It

The average life expectancy of a furnace is between 15-20 years. And, when properly installed and maintained, a furnace can last up to 30 years or more. Pretty impressive right!? But, a 30 year or more lifespan for your furnace isn’t automatic. Let’s go over the factors that dictate a furnace’s lifespan. You will also …

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How Much Does a New Furnace Cost?

Before we buy anything, we like to know how much it is going to cost. This is especially true for larger expense items such as a new furnace. And guess what? We’ve put together a helpful guide to give you an idea of what you can expect to pay for a new furnace. Let’s get …

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Mini Split System Cost Guide (Updated for 2022)

With the rise in popularity of mini split systems, especially in the United States, there are a lot of people who are seeking information on these ductless systems. And, one of the most sought after topics is the cost of these mini split systems. This is understandable. Who doesn’t want to know how much something …

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An Air Purifier to Help Kill Viruses

Since we spend most of our time in our homes and workplaces, it’s becoming more and more important to make sure our homes and businesses have clean, filtered air. With the recent COVID-19 situation, many people are looking for methods to help ensure their environment is free from pollutants, irritants, and specifically viruses. In this …

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Fall HVAC Maintenance Checklist

Well, it’s that time of the year! It’s time for leaves to begin falling, colors to begin changing, and for those cooler temps to start setting in. That means your furnace (or heat pump) will be hard at work to keep your homes and businesses warm and comfortable. By the way, isn’t it so awesome …

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What is a SEER Rating? What Does It Mean?

One of the most common terms used to compare air conditioners is the SEER or SEER rating. If you are shopping for a new air conditioner for your home or business, you are probably going to come across this term. Understanding what it means will be helpful when comparing different units. So, what is a …

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How Much Does it Cost to Replace Your AC Unit?

A common expense for a homeowner or business owner is replacing the ac unit. Trying to live comfortably without a properly operating air conditioner is nearly impossible – at least for us in the Western world (and especially for those of us in the South). So, understandably, a common question people want to know is …

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What is an HVAC Maintenance Agreement?

An HVAC maintenance agreement is similar to any other maintenance agreement. It includes a list of maintenance services that the HVAC company will perform within the specified time period. These agreements are also referred to as maintenance contracts or maintenance plans. These maintenance agreements are typically made between an HVAC company and homeowners or businesses. …

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What is Preventive Maintenance Exactly?

In order to maximize longevity and keep an item or an asset operating at its peak ability, preventive maintenance is needed to accomplish that goal. Preventive maintenance, also known as preventative maintenance, is one of the most important responsibilities for our valued assets, and also one of the most neglected. Have you ever seen a …

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