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3 Electrical Problems You Shouldn’t Tolerate

May 13th, 2019

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It’s easy to take our home’s electrical system for granted, but that can be dangerous. Most of our electrical system is hidden behind drywall, leaving the complex parts of the system out of sight and out of mind.

It’s going to take some visible signs of a malfunction to alert you that anything is wrong with your electrical system at all. But even then, it’s easy to ignore these signs entirely! We might not think of flickering lights or a tripping circuit as “normal,” but since it’s not causing any damage, we tend to tolerate it.

The problem is that whatever’s causing these annoyances might pose the risk of electrical fires or electrocution. An expert of electrical repair in Nyack can inspect your home every few years to ensure that the systems are functioning properly, but in between those periods, you can learn which signs indicate the need for repairs.

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Don’t Mistake These Heat Pump Functions for Problems

April 29th, 2019

frustratedIf you’re like most people, then you’ve been using a central AC or a furnace for your cooling and heating throughout your life. If you’re thinking of switching to a heat pump—whether that be a traditional kind or ductless—there are some operational differences that you should keep in mind.

It’s not uncommon for a new heat pump owner to mistake one of these differences for an actual repair problem and insist on having someone come over to make repairs. We’ll clear up some of those misunderstandings below so that you can have total peace of mind when operating your heat pump or ductless mini split in Nanuet, NY.

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4 Signs You Should Consider Ductless Air Conditioning

April 15th, 2019

ductless-acIf you’re still using a central air conditioner, that’s no surprise. Central air conditioners are the most commonly installed systems. Part of the reason is simply that it’s what is familiar to most homeowners. Plus, they’re effective at what they do, so there’s not much to dislike.

But for homeowners who want a bit more flexibility and control with their cooling systems, they might discover that a ductless air conditioning system in Monsey, NY is just the thing they’ve been needing. You might be one of them too! Below are 4 signs that you should consider ductless systems, either to replace your central AC or to supplement it:

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3 Ways to Get a Cost-Effective Commercial HVAC System

April 1st, 2019

commercial-hvacAn HVAC system is a necessity in your commercial building. Of course, that doesn’t necessitate having to pay an outrageous cost for it. You can still be savvy and cost-effective without having to compromise on comfort. Here are some ways you can make a dent in your monthly heating and cooling bills:

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It’s Finally Time for AC Maintenance

March 18th, 2019

ac-maintenanceWith winter now behind us, the most exciting time of the year has finally come! That’s right: the time for air conditioning maintenance.

Okay, so you might not be able to share our enthusiasm for air conditioning maintenance and HVAC services (it’s kind of all we think about, after all). But we bet you could if we gave you some good reasons to get excited about it.

AC maintenance isn’t just a chore—it’s the best way to get your HVAC system started on the right foot this year.

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Does Your Home Need a Fireplace?

March 4th, 2019

fireplace-coupleThe idea of a fireplace certainly sounds nice, but like any investment into a home appliance, you’ll want to do some research before making a commitment.

When it comes to fireplaces, that can be tricky. Even though they do provide the important function of keeping your home warm, it’s no secret that many homeowners want them simply because they look and feel nice.

Balancing the “need” vs. “want” in this way is something unique to fireplaces. Fortunately, we have a few perspectives that might help you decide.

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For Gas Furnaces, Maintenance Isn’t Optional!

February 18th, 2019

gas-furnace-inspectionFirst off, we’d like to clarify and say that maintenance isn’t optional for any HVAC system. Neglecting maintenance is the surest way to shorten the lifespan of your system and to spend more money on monthly energy bills.

But we also don’t want to understate the importance of getting maintenance for natural gas furnaces in particular. While gas furnaces in Nanuet are indeed safe to use, that can only be true when they are regularly inspected and tuned-up.

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Maintain Good Air Quality While Using a Fireplace

February 4th, 2019

fireplaceFireplaces are wonderful additions to your home for their aesthetic and functional charm. Styles range from rustic and traditional in appearance to sleek and modern. As for the type of fireplace, there are the traditional wood burning kind, gas-fueled, electric, wood-stove… the list goes on.

Regardless of which kind of fireplace you choose, however, an important thing to keep in mind is how that new fireplace will affect your indoor air quality. While modern-day fireplaces are incredibly safe to operate, some of them need to be operated according to their respective instructions. Failing to do so can create risks like polluting your indoor air with harmful exhaust.

Today, we’ll go over some ways that you can keep your air quality intact while using a fireplace.

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What Are My Options for Improving Air Quality?

January 21st, 2019

virus-cellsWe have a wide range of indoor air quality products, but just knowing that doesn’t do you too much good. Instead, it makes much more sense to figure out what it is about your indoor air that’s bothering you. Then, after testing your air, we can figure out which products are best for you.

Even if you don’t think your air is bothering you, read over these cases for indoor air quality products anyways. You might realize that your air quality could be better than you initially thought.

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Will A Ductless Heat Pump Hold Up In Winter?

January 7th, 2019

mitsubishi-heat-pumpFor all the positive talk you hear about heat pumps, there’s always one objection that people have:

Can they really heat your home efficiently in winter?

The simple answer is “yes.” But it’s a very good question. After all, the way a heat pump works is by “recycling” the warmth in the air. If it’s extremely cold outside, how can a heat pump still function? Knowing the answer to this question may determine whether a heat pump system is right for your home. Keep reading and we’ll explain.

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