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Tips for Maintaining the Best Temperature in Your Home: Part 1

Posted by on Jan 19, 2017 in Air Conditioning, Heating

Ask any heating and air conditioning contractor about the most effective way to maintain the best temperature indoors, and you’ll hear a simple answer: regular maintenance. It’s a two-pronged effort by you and your trusted heating and cooling contractor. Without air filter changes and professional attention, your HVAC system won’t live up to its energy efficiency rating and dependable operation. Why Filters Matter The air filter traps...

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UV Lights for Cleaner Air

Posted by on Nov 8, 2016 in Air Conditioning, Heating

Consider Using UV Lights for Cleaner Air in Your Home If there are people with breathing issues living in your home, or if you want to keep your HVAC unit relatively free of mold, consider installing UV lights for cleaner air. Studies have shown that ultraviolet light is capable of killing bacteria and mold. Chad’s AC Direct recommends installing UV lights in specific places in your AC system as a method of reducing mold spores before they have...

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Tips on Preparing Your Air Conditioner for Winter

Posted by on Sep 30, 2016 in Air Conditioning

It’s common for homeowners to discover that their AC, unused for several months, doesn’t cool as it should when temperatures first begin to climb in the summer. Plan ahead for the season you most need your AC. Preparing your air conditioner for winter makes certain that your system will be in tip-top shape when the hot months roll around. Here’s how to get ready: The outside unit, called the condenser, works best when air flow is not impeded....

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Prepare Your HVAC for Storms

Posted by on Sep 23, 2016 in Air Conditioning, Heating

Tips to Prepare Your HVAC for Storms Autumn and winter can bring violent, cold storms to Alabama. Chad’s AC Direct offers these tips to prepare your HVAC systems for destructive storms during the last few months of the year: Protect your unit. Many condensing units are not sheltered from the weather. If your unit is exposed to the elements, cover it before the storm hits with an inexpensive air conditioner cover. These covers are relatively...

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Modern Air Conditioning Installation Saves Energy

Posted by on Sep 15, 2016 in Air Conditioning

Even if you replaced your AC less than 10 years ago, you may want to consider installation of a modern air conditioning system to save energy. The newest air conditioners use less energy than ever. Years ago, a system with a Seasonal Energy Efficient Ratio, or SEER, of 10 or less was common. Today, AC systems with a SEER of 20 or more save hundreds, even thousands of dollars a year, for homeowners or businesses. A high SEER translates into big...

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Easy-To-Follow Air Conditioning Service Tips

Posted by on Sep 8, 2016 in Air Conditioning

A home or business that stays cool and comfortable in the heat of the day is one that keeps your family or customers comfortable and happy. Make sure your system is running efficiently during even the most torrid hot spells with these air conditioning service tips: Note warning signs that your AC is not operating properly. Some indications that you may need repairs include: smelly indoor air, odd noises coming from the system, or instances when...

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