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Fresh Air, L.P. Blog : Archive for August, 2016

The Benefits of Professional Duct Sealing

Monday, August 29th, 2016

The ductwork that snakes its way throughout your home serves an essential function for your forced-air HVAC system. Since your air ducts are typically hidden from view for the most part, it can be difficult to remember to give them the attention they need. Unfortunately, ductwork problems can have a number of negative consequences in your home.

When allergens are able to escape into your home, family members who suffer from allergies and asthma may have an increase in symptoms. In fact, pollutants can impact even the healthiest of individuals. Additionally, extra dirt and dust can damage your home and your HVAC system. Be sure to read the benefits of professional duct sealing below to learn more about why this service is so important.

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Are DIY Air Conditioning Repairs a Bad Idea?

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

In recent years, “do-it-yourself” projects have increased in popularity, leaving homeowners to do remodeling projects, baking projects, and much more on their own. This is usually very financially beneficial, and it’s easy to see why you’d be tempted to handle anything on your own for that reason.

However, the one place you don’t want to have a “DIY fail” is with repairing your HVAC system. Sure, fixing your air conditioning system on your own can save you a few bucks, but what if you do it incorrectly? Then there’s a very good possibility you’ll be calling us very soon anyway for emergency repairs or even a system replacement.

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Is Your Air Conditioner Going to Make It to the End of Summer?

Monday, August 15th, 2016

One of the most common service calls we get in regards to a broken down air conditioner is from families who have elderly or ill individuals living in their home, and their AC system has died on a 90 degree day.

There might be times where an emergency such as this is unavoidable, however there are steps you can take both before summer and during summer to reduce your risks. As we are still experiencing pretty warm temperatures, you’ll want to read the tips below on how to ensure your system makes it to the end of the season.

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What Problems Does a Bad AC Condenser Cause?

Monday, August 8th, 2016

It goes without saying that you want your air conditioner to work to the best of its abilities at all times. Nobody wants to face a costly repair. The best way to prevent this from happening is by scheduling regular maintenance appointments with our staff. However, even a well maintained system can run into issues. And addressing problems right away is essential to avoiding major emergencies later on.

One of the most common reasons for AC problems is a bad condenser. This component is housed in the outdoor unit of your AC system, along with the compressor. It condenses the refrigerant form a gas into a liquid as it moves to the indoor evaporator. As essentially the heart of your air conditioner, condenser failure can negatively impact the performance, efficiency, and lifespan of the system.

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This Is What Happens When Your AC is Incorrectly Sized

Monday, August 1st, 2016

There are many considerations to make when choosing a new air conditioning system for your home. You’ll want to think about its efficiency, configuration in your home, and what model of AC is best for you. One of the most neglected factors when it comes to AC installation is its size.

If you are having a new air conditioner installed soon, be sure to have one of our professional HVAC technicians help you choose the correct size for your home. You’ll quickly run into problems if you choose a climate control system that is too big or too small. Keep reading to learn more.

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