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It’s Never Too Late to Tune Up Your Air Conditioner!

October 16th, 2017

technician's hands and tools on top of the outside unit of an air conditionerThe chances that you’re still using your air conditioner as we progress into fall are pretty slim-to-none. Still, even though you aren’t using it anymore for a few months, that doesn’t mean it should be ignored. This is especially the case if you experienced any problems this past summer with the equipment, or you did not have it tuned up last spring.

The good news is, in the absence of a complete system breakdown, it’s never too late to schedule your Pocatello, ID air conditioning tune-up. Sure, it’s usually more convenient for you to have this service done before the cooling season begins, but it’s better late than never.

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Post Season Air Conditioning Repairs You May Need

October 2nd, 2017

sun and snowflake on a white background iconIn our previous post, we discussed some tips on how to increase the lifespan of your air conditioner. With fall officially here, and temperatures already low enough to start using our heating systems on a consistent basis, you may have already forgotten about your air conditioner for the year. But, this is the last thing you want to do—at least, if you have Idaho Falls, ID air conditioning repair needs that you haven’t addressed yet.

Given how hot our summers are, chances are high that your cooling system built up a good amount of wear and tear from the few months of steady work it went through. Making any delay on repairs could leave you with unintentional consequences next year, or can even impact the effectiveness of your heating system.

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How to Increase the Lifespan of Your Air Conditioner

September 18th, 2017

dumped AC units in a scrapyardAs much as we would like them too, the air conditioners within our homes will not run smoothly forever. Every type of machinery or appliance runs into a problem at some point during their service life—but there are ways you can prevent this. For example, staying on top of regularly changing your air filter will help regulate air flow. Plus, without a clean air filter, your ac system could run into a number of subsequent issues.

Perhaps the most important step in preventing damage to your cooling system, and improving its efficiency throughout the summer, is scheduling an air conditioning tune up in Pocatello, ID. Of course, if you didn’t do so in the beginning of the season, you may be wondering if it’s too late. The good news is—it’s not. In fact, a late season AC check-up is a great way to improve the longevity of your AC unit.

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Why Is My Tankless Water Heater Running Hot and Cold?

September 4th, 2017

tankless water heater on floorThere are a multitude of benefits to investing in a tankless water heater for your water heating needs rather than the traditional storage tank. For instance, tankless water heaters are more efficient than the traditional model. This is because they are not subject to standby energy loss in the way that a tank model is.

Tank water heaters store a large amount of hot water, and when it’s not used promptly, the air surrounding the tank can cause it to cool off, wasting your energy. Tankless water heaters also take up far less room than their storage tank counterparts, and tend to last longer too. However, if you’re thinking of investing in a Pocatello, ID tankless water heater installation, there are some important factors to keep in mind.

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Why Skipping Maintenance Could Lead to AC Malfunctions

August 21st, 2017

flushed man feeling hot in front of a fanSpringtime is typically the time that we emphasize to our customers how important it is that you have Idaho Falls air conditioning maintenance done for your cooling system. The reason for this is because it’s warming up, but still cool enough that you haven’t begun using this cooling system on a daily basis. Preparing for summer with an inspection and AC tune-up is the best way to avoid repair issues, energy waste, and even shortened equipment life.

So, what if you haven’t already had this service done in the past year, or past 6 months, if you are utilizing a year-round heat pump system? Is it too late to schedule air conditioning maintenance now? No—regardless of whether or not your cooling system seems to be doing just fine, a routine maintenance check helps to improve and maintain the comfort of your household, no matter what time of the year it’s scheduled for.

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AC Trouble? Your Air Filter Could be To Blame

August 7th, 2017

close up dust on filter of air purifier put on table.You may have seen us mention the importance of changing your air filter in previous blog posts, and this advice really cannot be understated. Aside from investing in routine professional maintenance, changing your air filter on a regular basis is probably one of the most important things you can do for your cooling system.

Sure, a clogged or dirty air filter may seem like a minor issue, but the fact of the matter is that it impacts a lot for your cooling system. Changing your air filter is actually a pretty simple task, and benefits your AC in many ways. Of course, when you do need Idaho Falls air conditioning repair, we will be there in a heartbeat. But we would like to help you avoid future problems, or paying more for your cooling costs than you should be.

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4 Ominous Signs Your Air Conditioner Is Failing

July 25th, 2017

signs-air-conditioner-failingNo home comfort appliance lasts forever, as much as we would like them to or as sturdily they are made. Your air conditioning system is no exception, with a limited lifespan of when it reaches the end, it’s a good idea to have the system replaced before it suffers from a total shut down.

There’s not much worse than being trapped in your home on a hot day—when your cooling system is most likely to accumulate stress that will cause it to malfunction—with no immediate relief in sight as you rush to schedule air conditioning repair in Blackfoot, ID or shop for a new system altogether. Plus, during the final months, your dying air conditioner will waste money through inefficient performance.

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Watch for These Warning Signs of a Struggling Air Conditioner

July 10th, 2017

warning signs struggling air conditionerSummer is officially here, and our warmer temperatures aren’t going anywhere for a while. Therefore, you should be keeping a close eye on your air conditioner. As you use it more and more often to keep your home cool and comfortable, you’ll be placing more strain on it—summer is actually the number one time of year for air conditioner problems to crop up.

Keeping yours in good shape for the summer season requires investing in air conditioning services in Rexburg, ID, such as preventive maintenance, but also keeping a sharp eye out for warning signs that your cooling system is in poor shape. The faster you can detect a cooling system in trouble, the quicker you can get it repaired and the better off it will be. Keep reading for some of the top warning signs of a struggling air conditioner.

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Have You Scheduled Your Professional AC Tune-Up Yet?

June 26th, 2017

professional-ac-tune-upTemperatures are warming up around here, and soon enough you’ll be relying on your air conditioner on a daily basis, if you aren’t already. At the peak of the summer season, the heat in our area can be pretty unbearable—that is, at least, without a great air conditioning system. And the only way to ensure that yours is up for the job, is with professional air conditioning maintenance in Rigby, ID.

Without regularly scheduled tune-ups, there is no way that you can count on your home cooling system to function at optimal performance levels this summer. It’s important to remember that your cooling system is a mechanical appliance, and running it as hard as you need to for as long as you do means it will accumulate wear and tear over the years. Scheduling routine maintenance means that you can enjoy the level of performance quality that you deserve.

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Is My Sewer Line Suffering?

June 12th, 2017

sewer-line-sufferingWhen you hear the word “plumbing,” your mind likely goes to the faucets and fixtures that provide water to your home. Or perhaps you think about the drains that take the wastewater out of your home once you’re done with it. This is natural, however these are components that you can actually see and which you have some direct interaction with—whereas there’s one component you don’t think much about until something goes wrong—your sewer line.

While out of sight, this plumbing system component shouldn’t be too far out of mind. If any problems occur within your sewer line, then you will be facing a serious inconvenience, and possibly a big mess. Early detection of such a problem is a huge advantage, so it’s important to be aware of some warning signs that something is amiss, and you’re in need of Idaho Falls, ID drain and sewer services.

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