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Are You Concerned About a Loud AC?

September 17th, 2018

covering-earsIf you clicked on this link hoping to find someone telling you that there is nothing to be worried about, well, you came to the wrong place. Does an unusually loud air conditioner, or one that is making sounds you’ve never heard before, mean that you are dealing with a system on the verge of a breakdown? No, not necessarily.

But it could.

The fact of the matter is that there are a lot of different reasons as to why your air conditioner may be making odd sounds. To ensure that nothing too serious is going on, and that any problems are resolved promptly and completely, you need to work with technicians that truly excel in HVAC services in Milford, CT. Reading this means that, fortunately, you’ve found them! So contact a member of our team if you hear strange sounds of any sort, including those detailed below.

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Have You Explored Your AC Options?

September 3rd, 2018

AC-outdoor-unitDon’t these people have a calendar? The cooling season is nearly over. Why are they talking about my AC options as if it’s time for a new installation or replacement? 

Because it is, that’s why! 

Okay, not for everyone. However, if you’ve noticed that your air conditioner just really isn’t getting the job done well anymore, or if you’re thinking about upgrading for improved functionality/better energy efficiency, then the end of the summer season is a perfectly fine time to replace your system. At the very least, it’s a great time to review your options so that you can make a truly informed decision when the time to replace does arrive.

So today, we are going to give you a very brief rundown on some air conditioning options that you are wise to consider. Don’t be afraid to step out of your comfort zone—directly into your new and improved comfort zone! If you have any questions or need HVAC services in Greenwich, CT, be sure to give us a call.

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Why Your AC Blows Warm Air

August 20th, 2018

man-on-couch-with-fanProblems with air conditioning systems can be very subtle, making them very hard to detect and allowing them to do real damage to the system over time. Today, we’re not talking about such subtle problems. Instead, we’ll be focusing on one of the most obvious problems that you can encounter with your air conditioner: an AC that is blowing warm air. The fact that the problem is obvious, though, doesn’t mean that it is simple to diagnose or resolve.

As you’ll see in the post that follows, there are actually a number of potential causes of this problem. The key to figuring out precisely why your air conditioner is blowing warm is to work with trained professionals that have experience in making such diagnoses. That is why you should turn to our team. When it comes to HVAC services in Norwalk, CT, we are the pros to call. Let us help you to get your air conditioner back on track as soon as possible.

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Always Work with Professional AC Contractors

August 6th, 2018

AC-ServiceThere are a lot of very capable homeowners out there, and they enjoy doing projects around the house on their own. There is a big difference between capable homeowners and responsible homeowners, though. Responsible homeowners are the ones that call in trained professionals when the job at hand requires doing so. Irresponsible homeowners are the ones that convince themselves that they are more capable than they actually are. We urge you to stay in the former camp.

Today, we are going to cover a few of the reasons why you should always hire professional AC contractors for any HVAC services in New Haven, CT that you may need. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain, provided that you find a great contractor that you can count on to do the job right. Of course, since you are reading this right now, you’ve already found one! So keep the following tips in mind, and let us know what we can do to help you live in greater comfort.

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Does My Ductwork Need Repairs?

July 23rd, 2018

ductsWindow unit air conditioners are still commonly used, but they really are not ideal for cooling an entire home. They are noisy, they leave your home unsecured, and you have to lug them around the house, install them for the summer, and take them out when the cooling season is over. They’re handy for single dorm rooms and studio apartments, but a central AC is much, much better for whole-house cooling needs. Unless the ductwork is in bad shape, that is.

Leaky or otherwise damaged air ducts can lead to a whole lot of problems for homeowners. Unfortunately, determining if your air ducts are damaged can be a problem in and of itself. After all, the ducts servicing your home are not really all that visible. It’s not as if you want to be looking at them all of the time, right? Of course not. That is why you need to work with trained professionals to pinpoint the source of any leaks and to resolve them completely. We’re the HVAC company in Fairfield, CT to repair your ducts.

Read on for some tips about common warning signs.

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Why Choose Ductless Air Conditioning?

July 9th, 2018

ductless-blowerIdeally, you’ll already have a great air conditioner in place before the heat of the summer season really makes it a necessity. If you got a bit behind schedule with your installation or replacement, or if an unexpected breakdown has left you in need of a prompt installation, then take a moment to consider an option that you may have overlooked: a ductless air conditioner! And no, we are not talking about those noisy, inefficient units that you put in the window frame.

A ductless air conditioner, or ductless mini split, is indeed a whole-house cooling solution—but it doesn’t need to use ductwork in order to distribute conditioned air throughout your home. This makes it ideal for use in a number of applications, including in those homes that do not already have a system of air ducts in place. Read on, and be sure to work with us for all services related to HVAC in Stamford, CT. We’ll find the right system for your needs.

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Why Should I Replace My Air Conditioner?

June 25th, 2018

old-ACBecause it is broken down and totally incapable of cooling down your home at all? Of course this is a case in which you should replace your air conditioner. It is far from the only one, though. In truth, you really don’t ever want to wait for problems to get that bad before you go ahead and replace your AC. We understand that you don’t want to schedule this particular air conditioning service prematurely, but getting out ahead of the problem is definitely preferable.

In today’s post, we are going to explore a few different scenarios in which an air conditioning replacement is both justified and typically in your best interest. We know that replacing an air conditioner is a big expense for most homeowners, and the idea of doing so before it breaks down may seem counterintuitive. Just remember that you run the risk of discomfort and other inconveniences if you wait too long to do so,  though.

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Call for AC Repairs If You Notice These Problems

June 11th, 2018

AC-tools-on-topImagine if you could invest in an air conditioning system that would never give you problems of any kind. Wouldn’t that be something? Of course it would, but what it is is impossible. The fact of the matter is that no matter how well-made, expertly maintained, and downright lucky an air conditioner may be, you are going to encounter problems with your system eventually. When you do, you’ll want to schedule professional air conditioning repairs as soon as possible.

Now, scheduling prompt service with our Stamford, CT air conditioning repair pros is in your best interest, but it begs the question of how you recognize the need for doing so in the first place! You don’t want to wait for a complete breakdown, obviously, but you’re not an HVAC technician that can diagnose problems, either. Well, we’ve got a few tips that will help you to realize that the time for quality AC repairs is nigh!

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You Can Boost Your HVAC Efficiency!

May 28th, 2018

money-balanceIt really does not matter if you are talking about heating your home in the winter or cooling it in the summer—you want to do both in an affordable manner. While our frigid winter weather may be more notable than our summer season, the fact of the matter is that both our ACs and heaters are equally important. The last thing that you want to do is to live in discomfort just because you are worried about very high heating and cooling costs causing you financial strain.

That is why the professionals on our team have put together some tips to help you boost efficiency when heating and cooling your home. Residents throughout the area know that they can turn to us for all things HVAC in Milford, CT. From helping you to choose your new HVAC systems to guarantee that those systems are installed properly in your home every step of the way, our goal is always your 100% satisfaction.

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Getting Your AC Ready for the Season Ahead

May 14th, 2018

AC-manifoldThe light at the end of the icy winter tunnel is here. Days are longer, the snow is gone, and temperatures are even warming up—albeit not as quickly as many of us may prefer. It may not be next week, but soon you are going to be calling upon your air conditioning system to step up to the plate and, hopefully, hit another one out of the park. Unfortunately, you cannot guarantee that this will be the case.

There are always going to be problems that you will face with your air conditioner. It is a mechanical system, after all, and prone to malfunctions like any other. That doesn’t mean you just leave its operational quality to the fates, though. There are plenty of ways in which you can get your AC prepped for the coming season. Doing so is going to help you to enjoy the best performance that your air conditioning system can muster.

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