How to Choose the Best AC Installer

August 3rd, 2020
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Summer is chugging right along and we aren’t even to our hottest temperatures yet. So if you’ve come across this blog post, chances are it’s because you’ve found yourself in the unfortunate situation of having a broken down air conditioner, and you need a new one.

As such, we know how tempting it is to rush into a purchase, and either install an air conditioner on your own or hire any ol’ amateur you know, just because they’re a neighbor or a trusted friend of a friend. If they have an HVAC license, great! But otherwise, you’re probably going to be better off looking for a legitimate HVAC contractor in your area who knows how to properly match AC systems to specific home types. This will guarantee proper performance and efficiency.

So, how do you find a good contractor? Read on!

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“Should My AC Be Making That Noise?”

July 20th, 2020
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Here’s the thing–if you are asking yourself this question, the answer is probably no.

Now, there is no such thing as a silent air conditioner. You will likely always hear the compressor cycling on and off if you’re near the outdoor unit. When your indoors, you’ll hear the air coming through your vents, and you might even detect your ductwork flexing as temperatures fluctuate.

But if you hear anything unfamiliar, you’re right to be concerned! It warrants at least a call to an HVAC professional to determine what’s going on and how to remedy it. Read on as we uncover some of the common noises we get called about, and why they’re bad news.

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What You’re Missing without a Home Energy Audit

July 6th, 2020
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Many homeowners in our area don’t really understand what a home energy audit is, let alone the benefits it provides. If you’re one of them, then you’ve come across the right blog post!

Simply put, an energy audit is a series of tests that our technicians perform to determine if and where your home energy opportunities lie. You may be losing energy from any number of sources throughout your living space—damaged HVAC ductwork, improper HVAC installation to begin with that creates poor system operation, drafty windows and doors, and inadequate insulation in your home.

Once an energy audit is performed, with a technician’s help you can start improving your efficiency and save considerable money in utility bills in the meantime. But you might still be wondering if it will really benefit you that much. Read on as we uncover a few of the things you might miss out on without this important service!

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AC Installation: Yes, Size Matters

June 22nd, 2020
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Summer is officially upon us, so, if you haven’t already, now is the time to make sure that your air conditioner is fully equipped to handle the heat. Of course, for some homeowners, this may mean having to invest in a new air conditioner altogether. If this is the case, you’ll want to make sure your new cooling system is the right fit for your home.

We understand that your first instinct might be to buy the biggest, most powerful air conditioner on the market, particularly if you’ve spent previous summers sweating bullets. But we are here to guide you in the right direction and let you know that bigger isn’t always better. When it comes to your air conditioner, size and power matter, but maybe not in the way that you think.

Read on as we uncover what goes on with not only undersized/underpowered air conditioners, but oversized/overpowered cooling system as well. And give us a call when you’re ready to install!

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When Is the Last Time You Changed Your AC Air Filter?

June 8th, 2020
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Spring is practically over—soon enough you’ll be restocking on sunscreen, and getting ready to enjoy the outdoors in the summer heat. But before you do any of that, it’s important to make sure your home comfort system is ready for the warmer temps. More specifically, your air conditioner should be maintained.

A common misconception when it comes to AC maintenance is that this is the only time your air conditioner’s air filter should be changed. This air filter actually plays an essential role in the system’s overall performance, so it’s very important that you change it on a routine basis—typically every 1-3 months. Read on to learn why this is so important.

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Save Yourself a Headache with This Important AC Service

May 25th, 2020
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Summer is just around the corner, and temperatures are already warming up. Before you know it, we’ll be soaking up the summer sun, and enjoying indoor time with the comfort of our air conditioners. Well, that is, if your air conditioner is performing as effectively and efficiently as it should. The only way to ensure this is the case is with professional AC maintenance.

Now is the perfect time to schedule this service, and you’ll be saving yourself from the headache of dealing with unexpected AC repair needs in the middle of summer. Read on as we outline just a few of the many reasons you should think about schedule AC maintenance today.

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Efficiency Tips to Keep Your Home and AC System in Good Shape

May 11th, 2020
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We haven’t met many homeowners who would ever turn down a chance to save money. Especially when referring to their energy or utility bills. In addition to these bills each month, when it comes to your air conditioner you also have the cost of upkeep to consider—maintenance, repair, eventual replacement—which can be overwhelming.

The thing is though, there are simple steps you can take in order to improve your air conditioner’s efficiency, and lower your monthly bills, even if you have an aging system—that is, a system that’s 10-15 years old. If you feel that your air conditioner struggled efficiency-wise last year, don’t let that get you down this year—follow the tips we’ve shared below to get your air conditioner to behave as efficiently as possible.

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The 3 Steps of an Air Conditioning Installation

April 27th, 2020
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Let us start by saying, we aren’t sharing these steps to encourage you to install an air conditioner all on your own. In fact, we advise exactly the opposite. Air conditioners are complex appliances and require a trained and experienced professional to handle.

We understand, however, the sense of urgency here. If you’re reading this post in mid to late spring, temperatures have already begun to rise to the point that we need our cooling systems on a daily basis. If you’re shopping for one at this point, it means you need one now.

But rushing into a purchase like this could leave you sacrificing comfort and efficiency, particularly if you actually try to install the system on your own. Read on as we go over the three steps of a professional air conditioning installation.

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Check Out Our Blog for Advice on All Things HVAC

March 12th, 2020

Be sure to bookmark the Cool Care Heating and Air Conditioning blog to start learning the ins and outs of HVAC.

We’ll regularly post energy saving tips, how-to’s on troubleshooting your systems, and breakdowns on even the most complex industry related terms and concepts.

Need help now? Send us a message or get in touch today.

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Welcome to Our New Website

March 11th, 2020

iMarket Solutions has launched Cool Care Heating and Air Conditioning’s new custom website. To learn more about how iMarket Solutions can expand your presence on the web visit: www.imarketsolutions.com

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