Monthly Archives: June 2015

How to Choose an HVAC Filter

One of the easiest ways to keep your HVAC unit running properly is to replace your air filter once a month. Changing your filter regularly will make your unit more energy efficient, which will reduce your utility bill. Having a clean filter is also important in maintaining healthy air quality in your home. Indoor air…
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How to Tell When Your AC Needs Freon

If you have the AC running on high and your home is still not as cool as it should be, you may be low on refrigerant. This liquid, more commonly known by its trademark name, Freon, is a chemical inside the air conditioning unit that turns hot air into cool air. When your AC is…
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What Are the Best Air Purifiers and Filters for Allergies?

If you’re one of the 60 million people who suffer from allergies, you may be considering purchasing an air purifier to help alleviate your symptoms. Air purifiers are not considered medical devices and are not FDA regulated. However, they do help clean the air in your home, and cleaner air means fewer allergens to irritate…
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Why Does My AC Keep Tripping My Home’s Circuit Breaker? Part 2

If your air conditioner trips your circuit breaker more than once, there’s a reason behind it that you shouldn’t ignore. As we discussed in part one of “Why Does My AC Keep Tripping My Home’s Circuit Breaker?”, a circuit breaker is a safety mechanism designed to protect your appliances from power surges. If the breaker…
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Why Does My AC Keep Tripping My Home’s Circuit Breaker? Part 1

North Carolina summers are hot and this year is no exception. We had record temperatures before summer even officially started. Your air conditioner is probably running nonstop on days when the temperature hits the 90s, and it doesn't cool off until the sun goes down. When your air conditioner is working hard, it’s not unusual…
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Don’t Become A Victim Of An AC Repair Scam

When it’s 90 degrees outside and the AC quits, the thought of being hot and uncomfortable in your home may cause you to call the first repair service you find, regardless of who they are. It’s important to choose a reputable company you can trust so that you don’t end up the victim of a…
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