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Identifying and Dealing With AC Refrigerant Leaks

One of the most important components in your air conditioning system is the refrigerant, a liquid or gaseous compound that absorbs heat from its environment. Often referred to as “Freon” (which is actually a brand name), AC refrigerant is vital in keeping your home cool, which is why you should be on the lookout for potential leaks.

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Why Furnace Maintenance Is Important

The primary reason for performing preventative maintenance on a gas furnace is to promote health and safety in your home. Gas furnaces use flames in order to heat up the house, and those flames produce carbon dioxide, and if the unit is not burning correctly carbon monoxide. Although there are safety measures designed into the construction of furnaces, it is still crucial to practice routine maintenance to upkeep safety.

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Types of Ductwork

Ductwork is the air supply infrastructure that allows a central air system to deliver heated or cooled air throughout a building. Picking the right ductwork is important as it covers a lot of ground, and if installed poorly could lead to larger efficiency issues.

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Do I Need A Furnace Humidifier?

Regulating your homes indoor moisture levels throughout the year is an important aspect to maintain your family’s health. The dry air in your house can make your throat feel dry, aggravate some respiratory ailments, and cause issues with dry skin.

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Ways To Reduce Window Condensation

Condensation is a natural occurrence that happens when warm moist air comes in contact with a cool surface. You can observe this phenomenon on a glass of cold iced water or on your windows during the winter. When you see that condensation has started to form on your window, it is a sure sign that the humidity inside has increased.

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Does Your Furnace Need a Winter Tune-Up?

Things are cooling off outside in Austin. Although the temperatures don’t get incredibly frigid in Texas, you still might start thinking about clicking on the heat soon. Has your furnace had a tune-up this year? If not, this is the best time to do so! No one wants to find out they have a faulty heater once it’s already freezing outside!

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Why Air Conditioner Coils Freeze Up

Without an excellently working air conditioner, homeowners can experience stressful moments during summer months. Everything runs smoothly during this period until the air conditioner in the house freezes up.

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How Homeowners Can Benefit From a Mini Split AC

Is a mini split AC right for you? Here are some more details about this system and how it can help lower your energy bills and keep your rooms at a comfortable temperature.

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How Windows Affect Your Home’s Temperature

A handful of factors go into determining the temperature of your home, even with central air systems, space heaters, or wall-mounted air conditioners. Here are just some of the many ways that a window can cause your home’s temperature to change.

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Why Is My AC Leaking Water?

Here are a few simple signs you can use to determine what is causing your AC to leak and what you can do to fix the problem.

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