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When is 24-Hour Service Required?

July 25th, 2016

When looking or a quality air conditioning service you may be surprised to see 24-hour service offered on the company’s web page. That’s usually the sign of a quality company interested in keeping your business. Air conditioning breakdowns don’t always choose the most convenient time to happen, and summers in Nanuet, NY are hot enough so that you may need to be able to wait until regular office hours to address an issue. We’re proud to offer emergency service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so that you’re always covered in the event of trouble. But when is emergency service necessary and when can you hold on and wait? The answer, as always, is up to you.

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Benefits to Ductless Mini-Split Air Conditioners

July 18th, 2016

Most homeowners in New City, NY are accustomed to traditional centralized air conditioners, which do their job very effectively and serve most homes well. But they’re not the only models out there, and depending upon the specifics of your home, you may do better with a ductless mini-split system instead. What is a ductless mini-split system and how does it benefit your home? Read on for the answers.

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5 Signs Your Refrigerant is Leaking

July 11th, 2016

Many people assume that air conditioners consume refrigerant like a car will consume gasoline. In fact, the opposite is true: the refrigerant circulates throughout your system and needs to be present in a very specific amount in order for it to do its job. Refrigerant isn’t supposed to leak, but we live in an imperfect world and sometimes it does. The sooner your can treat the issue the better — the longer it goes on, the more pronounced the effects become and the greater the chances of a more serious breakdown taking place. You can help your cause on this front by spotting the signs of trouble and contacting a trained technician to get it repaired and the refrigerant recharged as quickly as possible.  Here are 5 of them to watch for:

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Keep Those High AC Bills Under Control

July 4th, 2016

When summer hits here in Nanuet, NY, your air conditioner needs to perform every day in order to keep your home cool. This is more than a luxury: without a comfortable home, the high heat can be an active health risk. But running the air conditioner during those hot months can end up costing you a huge amount in monthly bills. You shouldn’t have to break the bank just to keep cool. Here are a few simple ways to keep those high AC bills under control without having to skimp on the cooling power you need. 

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3 Key Aspects to Your Generator

June 27th, 2016

A generator can be a huge boon to your household here in New City, NY. We’ve all seen the kind of havoc that Mother Nature can wreak when she gets angry, and a generator can ensure that your home stays powered and comfortable even when the civic electrical grid shuts down. Before purchasing a generator, however, there are 3 key factors you need to evaluate. That will ensure that your purchase is right for your home and that it will work when you need it to.

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Benefits of a Smart Thermostat

June 20th, 2016

Thermostats are designed to last a long time, and in the past, they haven’t required much in the way of added features. Basic programmability has traditionally been enough — allowing you to turn the system on and off even when you’re not there — but beyond that, things have stayed pretty much the same until recently.

The advent of the Internet Age has changed everything in our lives, however, and that includes thermostats as well. Smart thermostats can be used in your New City, NY home: helping you make the most of your heating and air conditioning system while saving you money to boot. If you’ve had your thermostat for quite a while — even if it’s working great and you have no complaints — you may want to look into installing an upgraded model. Here’s a few reasons why.

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Benefits to Replacing Your Air Conditioner

June 13th, 2016

With summer just about here in Suffern, NY, you have to take a long, hard look at your old air conditioner and ask yourself if it’s up for another hot season. If it isn’t, you can get a new air conditioner installed to replace your old one before we get too deep into summer. New air conditioners cost a bit up front, but the long-term benefits can end up saving you a great deal. They can include (but are not limited to) the following:

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Steps to Take When Your Air Conditioner Goes Down

June 6th, 2016

Summer is getting closer every day and most residents of Ramsey, NJ have already used their air conditioners a great deal. No one likes to think about a sudden breakdown with their AC — not with another round of summer heat waves on its way — but no system is perfect and you may find yourself having to deal with a malfunctioning system just when you need it the most. Not to worry. You can take a few easy steps to resolve the situation swiftly, and ensure that you don’t have to pay more than is necessary for repairs.

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Benefits of a Tankless Water Heater

May 30th, 2016

New City, NY has all kinds of residences, and most of them depend on traditional tank water heaters to do their jobs. There’s no mystery as to why: they’re reliable and durable, and as long as you keep them serviced or maintained, they should work for you for many years. But they’re not the only systems out there, and some can actually do a better job for your particular home. Consider tankless water heaters, for instance, which warm the water instantly as it passes through the pipes instead of heating a reservoir of water for eventual use. They can cost more to install and their small size usually means you’ll need multiple units to cover larger houses. In exchange, however, they offer a number of tangible benefits.

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Get a Handle on High Humidity this Summer

May 23rd, 2016

We don’t have to tell you how muggy it can get in the summer here in Ramsey, NJ. It’s only May and we’ve already begun to feel the effects. Soon, it will be like stepping out of your home into a solid wall of humidity, and the last thing you want is to have that kind of discomfort in your home. Air conditioners can address the problem by default, but they’re not set up to do that and often need a great deal of extra energy to keep a handle on high humidity. That raises both your bills and the possibility of a more serious repair. A whole-house dehumidifier is a better answer to the issue, and can even save you money in the right circumstances.

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