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It’s Time for Air Conditioning Maintenance

June 17th, 2019

AC-unitAt some point, you are going to need professional air conditioning repair in Fort Wayne, IN. When that time comes, you want to work with skilled professionals that will get the job done right the first time, every time. That is why you want to schedule your AC repairs with us. Given that, we do understand that you want to keep your repairs as minor and infrequent as possible. The key to this is scheduling routine air conditioning maintenance.

The benefits of regular, professional air conditioning maintenance cannot be overstated. In today’s post, we are going to cover why it is that you absolutely owe it to yourself and to your AC to schedule maintenance with our team. Our HomeSaver’s Club makes maintenance even easier and even more beneficial than you’d imagined.  So read on, and remember that you rely on your AC way too much to take any chances with its condition or overall performance quality.

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AC Not Working? Low Airflow Could Be the Cause

June 3rd, 2019

air-filterDoes it feel like your air conditioner isn’t cooling down your home as well as it used to? If it sounds like your air conditioner is working as it should, yet, it’s taking longer to cool the home (and your cooling bill is gradually rising), then you might have an airflow problem on your hands.

There are several potential causes of airflow problems in your AC. An expert in air conditioning in Fort Wayne, IN can pinpoint the cause for you, but we’ll do our best to give you an idea of what the issue could be.

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Want to Avoid AC Troubles? Here’s What NOT to Do

May 20th, 2019

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There’s no shortage of air conditioners questions about what should be done to lower cooling bills, to prevent repairs, and to ensure that it lasts for years and years.

But sometimes, the best way to answer a question is by saying what you shouldn’t do. In this post, we’ll do just that by telling you what not to do to avoid AC problems.

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What Does it Mean to Size an HVAC System?

May 6th, 2019

technicianWhen you hear HVAC technicians refer to “sizing” an air conditioner or heater, they’re not talking about how the unit will fit inside of your home. While that’s certainly part of their expertise and something they should take great care in doing, what this terminology actually refers to is the unit’s output.

It’s going to take a very particular amount of power to sufficiently warm or cool your home. Too much power is bad, and so is too little. We’ll explain the specifics down below, as well as what your options are if your system turns out to be the wrong size.

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Watch Out for These Too Simple Furnace Issues

April 22nd, 2019

frustrated-manWhen anyone tells us they’re having an issue with their furnace, the very first thing we do is tell them to change the air filter! The air filter is crucial to your furnace’s operation, and if it’s clogged up with too much dust, it can cause a whole range of issues.

But what if the air filter isn’t to blame this time? Well, there are plenty of other simple reasons that your furnace may not be performing properly. Some of these issues can be resolved by the homeowner, but if you ever feel like you’re in over your head, don’t hesitate to contact us.

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What Does the Blower Do in a Furnace?

April 8th, 2019

blue-question-markIf you’ve heard much talk about furnaces and their components, you’ve undoubtedly heard about the “blower.” The blower is one of the essential components of the furnace, so we’ll tell you what it is, how it works, and what to expect if it develops problems.

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Is Geothermal Right for Me?

March 25th, 2019

geothermal-loopsIf you’re in the market for a new heater, there’s really no better option than a geothermal system (and not just because of the 30% tax credit). When you look at what this system has to offer—both in technology and in its operations—it’s tough to say “No.” However, we won’t try and say that geothermal heating services are a good fit for every homeowner.

We’ll explain a little about what these systems are, why we love them, and what you would need to consider before installing one.

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8 Gas Furnaces Issues You Can’t Ignore

March 11th, 2019

old-furnaceThe last thing anyone wants to deal with in their busy lives is an issue with their furnace. After all, you want to associate your furnace with warm air and comfort, not problems and hazards. Even so, the reality is that they can develop issues from time to time. Here are 8 big ones that can warrant emergency repairs.

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6 Electric Furnace Repair Issues

February 25th, 2019

electric-furnace-repairMost advice on the internet about furnaces is geared toward natural gas furnaces. That’s simply because gas furnaces are among the most popular kind of furnace.

Of course, there are plenty of homes with electric furnaces—and that’s no surprise either. Electric furnaces are cleaner, easier to install, and safer. The only problem is that, like any machine, they’re susceptible to wear and tear. This will lead to repair issues over time.

As long as you call in a repair as soon as possible, you can avoid incurring further damages or increases in your utility bill. Here are 6 repair issues you can look out for:

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Common Causes of Furnace Air Flow Issues

February 11th, 2019

air-ventAir flow problems are particularly troublesome issues to deal with. That’s simply because they don’t often make noises or create erratic behaviors, so you may not even notice them when they first start occurring. In fact, most people notice these issues only after they receive a high heating bill seemingly out of nowhere.

Air flow issues can force you to run your heater much longer than you intend. Allow that to happen for several days out of a month, and you’ll see a heating bill to match.

If you notice lessened air flow from your furnace, call for furnace repair in Churubusco to get to the bottom of the problem. That being said, here are some possible causes:

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