Cooling Unlimited, Inc. Blog : Archive for May, 2017

Filters: Your Air Conditioner’s Best Friend

Monday, May 29th, 2017

air-conditioning-filtersAir conditioning season is headed our way, with temperatures climbing higher every day. Soon enough, we’ll have constant need of our air conditioning systems, and with that comes a few specific maintenance tips. The air contains dust, dirt and other contaminants which can built up in your home and in the air conditioning system itself. Filters are the best way to fight that, and all air conditioners come with a simple screen filter to assist in that endeavor. You can usually upgrade this filter with a more effective one, as well as installing an electronic filter in your system to do the job comprehensively. We’ve provided a quick guide to both options below.

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Is a Heat Pump the Best Fit for You?

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

heat-pump-for-your-homeSpring is the time for air conditioning replacement, and if you have an old system that you don’t think is going to make it through another long hot summer, now is the perfect time to get it replaced with a new one. While most of us are accustomed to traditional centralized air conditioners — and indeed such models make a fine choice for a replacement system — you might want to consider alternative options as well.

Heat pumps, in particular, can make a great fit for the right home, and if you’re looking for something to help with high bills in the winter and summer alike, it could be the perfect choice.

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Do You Need a New Air Conditioner?

Monday, May 8th, 2017

ac-condensing-unitSpring is here, and that means summer will be here in just a few short weeks. If your air conditioner is on its last legs, you may be in need of a new one. If you do, now is the time to replace the old unit. You still have several weeks to do so before the temperatures get too hot, which gives you time to schedule a replacement at your leisure. Contrast that with scrambling in the face of a more serious meltdown in the middle of summer, when you have to rush to get the new system in place.

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Spring Means It’s Time to Check Your Generator

Monday, May 1st, 2017

whole-house-generatorA generator can be a lifesaver when Mother Nature decides to take wind and cut off the power. The last thing you need is to find out that your generator system needs repairs in the middle of a crisis when reliable electricity is absolutely essential. Winter storms can often knock out the power here in New England, but so too can summer floods and electrical storms. With the coming of spring comes the time to schedule a maintenance session for your whole-house generator.

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