Category Archives: Choice HVAC

How to Stay Cool When the Power Goes Out

When strong summer storms roll through the Raleigh area this summer, there is a chance you may lose power. While the power crews work to restore the power to your home, you may find that the temperature is rising inside. Knowing how to keep you and your family cool is essential for your comfort as…
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More Ways to Lower Your Summer Cooling Bills

Welcome back to our continuing series on reducing your summer cooling costs. It's no secret that summer in North Carolina can be hot and sticky. As the temperature climbs, so does your cooling bill. In our previous post, we shared some easy ways for you to keep your cooling costs low and your home comfort…
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How to Lower Your AC Bill This Summer

The mercury is high, and your cooling bills are even higher. However, there are some steps you can take to help you lower your AC bill this summer. Making small changes can add up to significant energy savings and help you stay cool in the process. At Choice Heating and Air Conditioning, we know that…
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DIY Tips for Cleaning Your AC’s Condensate Drain

If the line that your air conditioning unit uses to get rid of all the moisture that it pulls from the air becomes clogged, your air conditioning unit could stop working. A clog in this line can cause the drain pan underneath your AC unit to fill water. Newer air conditioning units are equipped with…
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Signs Your Central Air Is Low on Refrigerant

Your air conditioning unit depends on refrigerant to cool your home. When your unit is not adequately charged or is low on coolant, your AC may not function at peak performance. Identifying the signs of low coolant in your AC can help you know when your system needs service and prevent you from being hot…
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Most Common Questions About Window Air Conditioners

Many homeowners have questions about window air conditioners and how to choose an appropriately sized unit for their home. Before you begin shopping for a window air conditioner, take into consideration how warm the air in your room gets. For a room that faces the south or the east, the temperature could be between eight…
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Ready to Use the Air Conditioner? Do This First

Summer is here! Before you crank on your air conditioner, you'll need to get it ready for the heavy summer workload. While many homeowners are tempted to skip this step and blast the cool air, doing so may leave you without air conditioning in summer's hottest months. Before your impatience turns into an expensive emergency…
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Central AC Struck by Lightning? Here’s What You Should Do!

Summertime in North Carolina is often punctuated by strong storms and severe weather. Power outages as a result of these storms can damage your air conditioning unit, but did you know that lightning can strike your unit and cause catastrophic damage? During an electrical storm, lightning may fry the inside of your external air conditioning…
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