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How Much Does Ductless Air Conditioning Cost?

How Much Does Ductless Air Conditioning Cost?

When it comes to air conditioning, you have more options than simply the typical central, duct air conditioning unit or window units. Many homeowners prefer the simplicity of a ductless air conditioning unit, while others might not be familiar with the concept. Cost is always an important consideration. Any air conditioning system is a necessary

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Technical Talk: Budget for an AC Replacement This Summer

Budget for an AC Replacement This Summer

When you need an AC replacement, it often doesn’t feel that you can just wait until you have an unlimited budget to cover it. After all, good air conditioning is crucial to your home comfort, and you don’t want to go too long without it. But an AC replacement is also an investment, and before

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How the Rain Affects Your HVAC

How the Rain Affects Your HVAC

Not every day can be fair and sunny, but how do rainy days affect your HVAC system? You might not notice much from inside, but the weather does have an impact on your heating and cooling systems. Depending on how much rain there is, it can be helpful for your unit, but it can also

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The Ultimate Carbon Monoxide Guide – What You Need to Know

The Ultimate Carbon Monoxide Guide

Your home should be a safe place for you and your family — the safest. But even with a sturdy structure, a good alarm system, and other precautions, there could still be one threat that lurks within your home: carbon monoxide. Each year, carbon monoxide poisoning leads to deaths of up to 500 people in

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How a Zone Control System Will Save You Money

How a Zone Control System Will Save You Money

Thermostats are advancing with the times, becoming smarter and more intuitive. For homeowners, this means more convenient heating and cooling control that can even help save them money. One of the most exciting ways to do this is through a zone control system that allows you to set zones in your home and set those

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Should You Repair Your AC or Replace It? [Infographic]

Having a working Air Conditioner during the summer months in Northern California is an essential. When you’re caught unexpectedly without that fresh cool air blowing through the vents, it’s easy to go into panic mode because: “Too Hot. Need Air”. Before you make the jump into replacing your entire AC system, or choosing to whip

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How to Change an HVAC Air Filter

How to Change an HVAC Air Filter - Service Champions

It’s March, and while it’s not quite time for spring cleaning, it is time to take a look at your air filter (and schedule professional HVAC maintenance). It’s important to check your HVAC system’s air filter every 30 days and clean or replace it every 1 – 3 months.  You can get a sense of all the floating particulates in

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Can You Write Off a New HVAC System on Your Taxes?

The 2019 tax season (2018 tax year) is upon us, which means people are trying to find ways to deduct expenses. Curious if you can write off a new HVAC system on your taxes? Are there any other energy-efficiency improvements that qualify for a tax credit? In addition to tax credits for efficiency improvements, you

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What to Know About HVAC Systems and the Rain

What to Know About HVAC Systems and Rain - Service Champions

With all the precipitation in the forecast, now’s a good time to go over the effects of rain on your heating and air conditioning system. Luckily, your outdoor HVAC units are designed to withstand harsh weather conditions, such as rain, snow, and even a little hail. Unfortunately, if there are bad weather conditions, you may

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Smart HVAC Systems for Smart Homes

Smart HVAC Systems for Smart Homes

A smart home is one that has a thermostat, cameras, and other devices and appliances that are connected to a wireless network. They can be remotely operated and turn on and off based on your habits and location to your home. Smart homes—internet-connected sensors work seamlessly together—are supposed to make your life more convenient. Think

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