A/C Replacement: 4 Aspects of the Job You Need to Consider

A/C Replacement: 4 Aspects of the Job You Need to ConsiderHiring an HVAC contractor for A/C replacement for your Long Island home relieves you of some worry, but still means a series of decisions to make. Before you sit down for a conversation with your contractor, consider four questions you need to answer to guide your choice.  Read More »

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Should You Opt for a Warranty or Maintenance Agreement?

Should You Opt for a Warranty or Maintenance Agreement?Your home’s HVAC equipment is critical for year-round comfort, so protecting it is smart. The two protection choices for comfort equipment are a home warranty or maintenance agreement with an HVAC contractor. If you consider what each type of coverage offers, you’ll see that opting for a yearly maintenance agreement is the wisest choice. Read More »

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Fall Maintenance: It’s Already Time

Fall Maintenance: It's Already TimeWhere does the time go? It seems like it was just yesterday that Long Island residents were preparing for summer, and before we know it, it’ll be back to school and back to business as usual. That means it’s time to pull out the fall maintenance checklist and start preparing for cooler weather. The first task on your list should be scheduling your furnace or heat pump’s annual preventive tuneup. Doing so now will ensure your system is ready to go with the first cold snap, and you’ll reap these far-reaching benefits of a well-maintained system: Read More »

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Heat Pump Troubleshooting Guide: Do This Before You Call for Service

Heat Pump Troubleshooting Guide: Do This Before You Call for ServiceOur heat pump troubleshooting tips can help you to figure out why your heat pump isn’t keeping your Long Island home comfortable. Read More »

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How Your Home’s HVAC Systems Should Be Working Together

How Your Home's HVAC Systems Should Be Working TogetherMost people take heating and cooling for granted. You expect your HVAC systems to keep you warm in the winter and cool during those hot Long Island summers. To get the best from your home’s HVAC systems, it’s worth exploring the separate components that work to keep you and your family comfortable. Read More »

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Clean A/C Coils Make a Difference in Your Utility Bill

Clean A/C Coils Make a Difference in Your Utility BillRoutine maintenance is crucial to keep your cooling system operating efficiently, and cleaning key components such as the A/C coils is one of the many tasks it covers. There are two coils in an A/C system — the evaporator coil located indoors, and the condenser coil installed outdoors. Read More »

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How Do You Select an HVAC Contractor? Let These Questions Guide You

How Do You Select an HVAC Contractor? Let These Questions Guide YouWhen hiring an HVAC contractor for your Long Island home, there are a few questions you should ask to ensure the best experience possible: Read More »

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High Humidity in Your Home? Maybe the A/C Can’t Handle It

High Humidity in Your Home? Maybe the A/C Can't Handle ItSummer is a beautiful season but sometimes the heat and humidity can be stifling. The high amounts of moisture in the air can cause discomfort, especially inside the home. Ideally you should keep your home’s humidity under 50 percent for comfort and health reasons, but that can be hard when outdoor moisture levels exceed 70 percent. To deal with high humidity in your Long Island home, the best solution is a dehumidifier, not running your A/C more. Read More »

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Learn These Basic HVAC Terms and Reap the Benefits

Learn These Basic HVAC Terms and Reap the BenefitsYou wouldn’t buy a new car without knowing the main features you are looking for and how the most important parts work, and looking at HVAC systems shouldn’t be any different. Understanding common terms in the industry will help you communicate with salespeople, technicians and consultants. Here are some of the most prevalent HVAC terms you should be aware of: Read More »

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Ductwork Inspection: Include It in Your Regular Maintenance

Ductwork Inspection: Include It in Your Regular MaintenanceNo one thinks about their ductwork on a regular basis.  Even though ductwork isn’t easily seen, it is important to make sure your ductwork is properly sealed. Properly sealed ductwork can keep excess dust out of your home, hold the conditioned air inside your home, and generally make your home a more comfortable place to live.  Ductwork that is not properly sealed will allow pollutants inside the home that could make you and your family sick or aggravate allergies. If your ductwork leaks, you could be wasting money, trying to cool your entire neighborhood. Read More »

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