Monthly Archives: May 2016

Air Conditioning Terms That Could Save You Money

You probably don’t think about your air conditioner until it stops working. Then you’re scrambling to figure out what’s wrong, who you need to call and how much it’s going to cost if it needs to be repaired. If you want to know what you’re talking about when you call for service, you may need…
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Should You Buy a Portable Air Conditioner or Window Unit?

If you’re looking for an easy solution to the hot weather this summer, you may be thinking of getting a new HVAC or air conditioner for your home or office. There are two easy to install options available – a window unit or a portable air conditioner. Let’s take a look at both so you…
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What Are the Different Types of Air Conditioners?

Summer’s coming, so you may be thinking about how to cool your Garner home if you don’t have central air conditioning, You may think a window unit is your only other option, but there are actually three other types of air conditioners on the market. Let’s take a look at them and see if one…
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The Best Ways to Cool Down Your Garage

If you spend time in your garage working on projects or doing laundry, you probably want to keep it fairly cool during the summer months. Installing central air conditioning is probably not worth the expense or trouble, and isn’t very practical if you park your car inside. Every time you open the garage door, all the…
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Portable ACs Versus Window Units, continued

Welcome back to the second part in this series on air conditioners. We’re taking a look at window units versus portable air conditioners. In the last post, we gave you the pros and cons of purchasing a window air conditioner. It’s the most affordable and most common option, but it’s not your only choice. Now…
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Portable ACs Versus Window Units

If your home doesn’t have central air, but you need something to keep it cool in the warmer months, you may be debating whether to get a window unit or a portable air conditioner. There are pros and cons for both. In this two part series, we’ll look at both window units and portable ACs…
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Air Conditioning Terminology, continued

Welcome back to this series on air conditioning terminology. If you are interested in learning more about how your AC system works or you’re in the market to replace your existing system, it can be helpful to know the terms when you’re talking to an HVAC technician or salesperson. In the last post we covered terms…
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Air Conditioning Terminology

Spring is here and the weather in North Carolina is showing it. Sometimes it’s warm enough to turn on that air conditioner, but it’s not quite at the point where you need to run it all of the time. If you’re planning to have your air conditioner serviced by a technician from Choice HVAC of…
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