Cooling Unlimited, Inc. Blog : Archive for April, 2016

How do UV Air Purifiers Work?

Monday, April 25th, 2016

We push the benefits of UV air purifiers to our customers as a way of combating illness in their Boston, MA homes. Winter sends colds and flu bugs on the rampage, while the pollen of spring can wreak havoc on those suffering from allergies. These contaminants are especially problematic if you’ve just brought a new baby home or you have elderly residents in the home, and while air conditioning screens can help matters, there’s nothing you can do to stop germs and other unwanted guests from invading your home. The solution is a UV air purifier installed by professionals and used to scrub the air clean of germs and contaminants. How do UV air purifiers work? Here’s a quick breakdown.

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Now is the Time to Replace a Faulty Heater

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Here in Brookline, MA, we’re finally coming out from under another New England winter and looking ahead to a hot summer. This is normally a time to focus on your air conditioner, not your heater, but if your heating system has been giving you trouble, this is the ideal time to consider a replacement. The question of whether to replace an older heater is a tricky one, and in the end only you can make the call on that front. Once you decide to do so, however, a trained service company can easily help you out. Here’s a few key piece of information to remember as you make your deliberations.

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Causes of Short Cycling in Your Air Conditioner

Monday, April 11th, 2016

With spring here in the Andover, MA area, you’re going to start using your air conditioner more and more often in the coming weeks. And with that use, you’ll have the opportunity to look for signs of trouble, and call in a repair service to take care if it before the stifling heat of summer kicks in in earnest. Among the issues you should look out for is short cycling: when an air conditioner turns on, then off again very rapidly, then on again and so on throughout the day. AC units use much more energy turning on and off than they do simply running, which means that short cycling can be a big problem: wasting energy and raising the chances of a breakdown. The causes of short cycling can include, but are not limited to the following:

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What’s Clogging My Bathroom Fixture?

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Bathroom clogs are a common service call for plumbers here in the Reading, MA area. It’s the part of the home that receives the most traffic, as well as the part where you get ready for your day and finish up at night before heading to bed. As such, a clog or back-up in your plumbing there can really slow you down, and you need to get it treated quickly lest you find yourself unable to use your bathroom the way you need to. Bathroom clogs tend to appear in one of the fixtures: the sink, the toilet and the show or bath.  It helps if you understand what causes those clogs and why, so you can monitor what you wash down your bathroom drains. The causes of clogs in your bathroom can include, but is not limited to, the following:

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How to Detect a Hidden Plumbing Leak

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Plumbing leaks are easy to spot when they send water gushing out from under your sink or across your bathroom floor. But many leaks follow a different set of rules, and some may occur in hidden places like under your yard or in your crawlspace. The biggest problem with those leaks isn’t sealing them, which any qualified plumber can do. The problem is detecting them. Professional plumbers in Concord, MA can resolve the leak very easily, but they can’t do that until you call them, and calling them means detecting a hidden leak in the first place. Here’s a few ways how.

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