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

Why is Proper Air Conditioning Installation Important?

Monday, May 30th, 2016

Summers are brutal here in Boston, MA, and if you don’t think your old air conditioner is up for another three months or soaring temperatures and New England humidity, then now is a perfect time to do so. As you may have guessed, installation is one of the most important aspects of your air conditioner’s life, and needs to be performed properly. Why? The short answer is it will save you money and time.

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Spring Problems with Your Air Conditioner

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Spring makes a great time to give your air conditioner a thorough check for any problems. You’ve likely used it a few times as the weather in Concord, MA gets warmer, but we haven’t yet hit the summer, which means you have time to make repairs if needed. A good air conditioning maintenance session is a fine way to get a handle on any problems that may have creeped in over the winter: letting the technician identify them and schedule a repair session before they shut you down in the middle of a heat wave. You can also look for signs of common spring problems yourself before calling in a technician.

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Think About Installing a Dehumidifier

Monday, May 16th, 2016

Summers in Andover, MA are as hot as the winters are cold, and most people rightfully focus on their air conditioners here during the hot summer months. But even worse than the high temperatures is the humidity, which can blanket the area in a wall of mugginess and render your efforts to stay comfortable all but moot. The solution can be a whole-house dehumidifier, which removes excess moisture from the air and restores balance to your home. Why is it so important and what kind of things can it do for you? We’ve got a quick breakdown below.

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Never Throw the Wrong Foods Down Your Garbage Disposal

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

Garbage disposals are a staple of most Boston, MA homes and because they’re fairly simple devices, repair calls are comparatively uncommon. The one time when repairs do become necessary is when the homeowner has poured an inappropriate food down the garbage disposal, which results in a big problem. Most people know better than to throw bones, peach pits and the like down their garbage disposal, but that’s just the beginning. A surprising number of foods will cause quite a bit of damage if you’re not careful. The more you know, the easier it will be to prevent the problem in the first place instead of having to call in a repair technician to get it treated after the fact. Here’s a list of foods you should always dispose of in the waste basket, instead of putting them down the drain.

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3 Benefits to a Tankless Water Heater

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Most people are accustomed to the large cylindrical tank water heaters in our basements and garages. They’re a staple in the Concord, MA area, and there’s a lot to recommend them. But they’re not the only option when it comes to water heaters. A tankless system, which heats the water instantly as it passes through the pipes on the way to your faucets, offers a lot of benefits that you would do well to consider. Tankless water heaters cost more to install than tank models, but in exchange, you will enjoy some surprising advantages. We’ve listed three of the most prominent below.

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Why is Low Refrigerant a Problem?

Monday, May 2nd, 2016


Refrigerant is one of the most important – and least understood – components of your air conditioning system. Many people assume that the air conditioner consumes it the way that a car engine consumes oil. In fact, the exact opposite is true. Refrigerant needs to remain in your system in a prescribed amount. When that amount drops – through a leak or other issue – the air conditioners can run into serious problems. The more you understand about how air conditioning works, the better able you are to respond when trouble arises.

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