Home Cooling

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How Do I Know What Size Air Conditioner I Need For My House?

When buying a new air conditioning system, it must be an appropriate size to handle your cooling needs. But how do you determine the right size of AC unit you need to efficiently cool your home? How Air Conditioner Sizes are Measured First, let’s look at how air conditioner sizes are determined. An AC unit’s…

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How to Choose a Central Air Conditioner for Your Home in 4 Steps

Buying a new central air conditioner is a complicated decision for homeowners, especially if you’ve never shopped for HVAC equipment before. If you make the right choice, you’re rewarded with a comfortable home, potentially lower energy bills and a cooling system that won’t break down prematurely. If you make the wrong choice, you may face…

What You Need to Know About Replacing Your Air Conditioner

You are probably one of the many homeowners who rely on an air conditioning system to provide cooling comfort during the summer months when temperatures become unbearable. Most units can last for a decade or more if you keep up regular maintenance. However, over time, the system will need to be replaced. How do you…

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How to Install a Window Air Conditioner in 7 Steps

We all know how scorching hot Canadian summers can be — and how the heat can make it uncomfortable in our homes. If your living space isn’t set up for central AC, a window air conditioning unit is an effective alternative to stay cool. And while installing a window air conditioner by yourself may seem…

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10 Easy Ways to Troubleshoot Common Central AC Problems

There are few things more frustrating than your air conditioning unit not working at the peak of summer heat. Without a functioning AC unit, your home becomes uncomfortable and your energy bills can spike. If your unit isn’t keeping you cool, try these 10 troubleshooting tips to get it back up and running before calling…

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5 Summer Home AC and Cooling Tips to Reduce Your Electric Bill

Learn how to maximize your home cooling efficiency for monthly electricity bill savings. Every homeowner has the experience of opening an electricity bill in the summer months and being shocked at the total. It seems each year you have to spend more and more to keep your home cool enough to live in. For many…

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How To Check For Signs That Your Ducts Need Cleaning

Inspecting your ducts for signs of dirt, dust & grime is important to do on a regular basis.  Here are some of the signs you should look for to see if your ducts need cleaning.  Cleaned ducts can have a positive impact on your families health. Do you need your ducts cleaned? Fall is a great…

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How Ductless AC Works: Benefits and Options

Ductless air conditioning offers many benefits over portable and window AC units. Ductless air conditioning systems are increasing in popularity because of their size, function and flexible application. Learn more about ductless air conditioning systems below to see if this system might be an option for your home. What Is Ductless Air Conditioning? To begin,…