How to Choose the Right HVAC System for Your Home

August 2, 2021

Whether you’re installing or replacing an old HVAC unit, it’s important to buy an air conditioner that will keep you and your family comfortable all year long. Here’s a look at the different types of air conditioning options available for your home. Central Heating and Air Conditioning Central air conditioning systems feature a unit that conditions the air and distributes it throughout the home through ducts. It’s the most efficient way to cool a home and the most common type of air conditioning found in Arkansas homes. Your home’s HVAC system has an anticipated operational

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The Meaning of Different Thermostat Settings

July 19, 2021

During the summer months in central Arkansas, the temperatures can get extremely warm. At this time, it’s important to understand how to make the best use of your air conditioning system. One way to do that is by understanding the various settings or modes on your AC. Not only will you be able to improve comfort levels for yourself and your family, but you will also be able to boost energy efficiency. Understanding the Settings Air conditioning systems have an “on” and an “auto” setting. There is not much difference between these settings in terms

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How To Clean Air Conditioning Unit

June 21, 2021

Arkansas has hot summers, and we want to help you keep your air conditioner working well throughout the entire season. If you clean your unit now, it will go a long way toward ensuring smooth operation so that you don’t have problems sneak up on you later. The Indoor Unit The first step to cleaning your air conditioner is to ensure that the electricity to the system is turned off at the electrical box. After shutting off the breaker, you may lose lights in the same area, so have a flashlight handy. Next, you can start

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Does Humidity Affect My Air Conditioner?

May 24, 2021

The summers get hot and humid around Sherwood, AR. This could affect how well your air conditioner does its job of keeping your home cool and comfortable. Here are a few things that you should know about how humidity could affect your air conditioner during the hot months. Signs That Your AC Is Struggling During times of extreme heat and humidity, it is normal for your air conditioner to work harder to cool and dehumidify your home. You may see higher than normal electric bills as a result. Common signs that your AC cannot keep up

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Who Invented Air Conditioning?

April 13, 2021

Air conditioning is a much older technology than many would expect. While it wasn’t common in homes until the past few decades, the first modern air conditioner was developed in 1901 by Willis Carrier. Early Air Conditioning Carrier wasn’t the first to experiment with indoor cooling. Both the Ancient Egyptians and the Romans used passive technologies to help keep indoor spaces cooler. In 1558, Giambattista della Porta described how to lower the temperature of ice, and others used these methods to further experiment with how to lower indoor temperatures. Compressor breakthroughs

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Is It Normal to Smell Gas Near a Furnace?

March 16, 2021

If you smell gas near your furnace, it can be a serious issue. However, there are a few times when it’s nothing to worry about and is considered perfectly normal. When a Gas Smell Isn’t Serious It’s not uncommon to smell gas when you turn your furnace on for the first time that year. The gas smell is likely coming from dust getting burnt as it’s been dormant for months. The smell is faint and will go away in a few minutes. It also not unusual for there to be a faint smell

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How Can I Make My Windows More Energy Efficient?

February 5, 2021

In the average home, about 25% of heat loss is caused by windows and drafts. You can reduce this problem by making your windows more energy-efficient. This reduces your energy bills and makes your house more comfortable. Caulk Your Windows Outdoor air gets into your residence through gaps between the glass and window frame. You can apply either caulk or weather stripping to seal these gaps. While caulk and weather stripping usually last a long time, check your windows every year to make sure they’re tightly sealed. Install an Awning

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Do I Need Annual Furnace Maintenance?

January 5, 2021

Most American households choose furnaces to heat their homes. Although furnaces have long lives and generally need less maintenance than other central HVAC systems, they aren’t impervious to natural wear and tear. Investing in an annual furnace maintenance plan can have major benefits. Save Money Admittedly, HVAC maintenance costs money. However, you could pay lower utility bills by having your furnace serviced. Even if your utility savings and HVAC maintenance costs even out, annual maintenance plans prolong the useful life of your equipment and offer several other benefits you don’t want to miss

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4 Reasons Why Furnace Maintenance Is Necessary

December 3, 2020

Scheduling annual maintenance for your furnace offers a wide range of benefits. Reaching out to an HVAC company is a great option to ensure everything is working at an optimal level. Many times these professionals can recognize problems with your furnace and repair them before they develop into a more significant issue. Here are a few of the main reasons to consider furnace maintenance services. 1. Improves Energy Efficiency One of the primary benefits of furnace maintenance is that it helps you reduce your energy bill each month. A properly maintained furnace will

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