Monthly Archives: July 2015

Why Does My AC Keep Turning On and Off?

If your air conditioner is running in short spurts and turning off only to turn back on again, it’s short cycling. This will cause the unit to not work properly or efficiently, leaving you with a less than comfortable temperature in your home and a high utility bill next month. You don’t want to put…
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Tips for Keeping Your Home Cool During the Summer

It’s been hot in the Triangle this summer and it’s not even August yet. If you've had a problem keeping your house at a comfortable temperature without running your air conditioner nonstop, we have some ideas that should help keep your home cooler. These tips will give your air conditioner a break and keep you…
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Optimal Temperature Settings for a Multiple HVAC Home

Setting your home’s temperature is as easy as setting the thermostat if you have a one-story house. However, for homeowners with multiple floors, it can be a little tricky to get both levels of the house to a comfortable temperature. The problem lies in how you’re setting your thermostats. It seems logical that in order…
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Why Is My House so Dusty?

Do you feel like you’re always battling dust bunnies, no matter how much you wipe down furniture, sweep, and vacuum? A dusty home could be a sign of a leak in your air ducts, or it could be caused by something that’s an easy fix like replacing your vacuum’s air filters. Dust mites can trigger…
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Why Is My Home so Humid?

Summers in the south are known for their humidity, but you should be able to get a respite from the mugginess when you’re in the comfort of your home. If you feel clammy rather than cool when you’re relaxing in front of the TV, then you may have a problem with excess moisture. Other indicators…
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Why Is My House So Hot Upstairs?

You can blame science for the fact that your upstairs will always be warmer than your downstairs. The law of thermodynamics says that heat rises because it’s less dense than cold air. When the two meet, the hot air rises and the cold air hangs around below. In the summer months, this basic principle can…
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