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4 Great Alternatives to Standard Central Air Conditioning

Monday, May 13th, 2019

woman-feeling-hot-and-trying-to-refresh-in-summertime-heatAre you thinking about upgrading your air conditioner this spring? If you’ve done any research on systems on the market and realized that central air conditioning isn’t for you then you might be a little stressed. Central air conditioning systems dominate the air conditioning market, but they’re not the only way to cool your home.

If you’re looking for excellent HVAC services in Andover, MA and have a smooth sailing summer then make sure you come to the experts at our team first. We can walk you through all the systems available and, more importantly, let you know what’s best for your home. Contact our team today.

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What Benefits Does a Commercial HVAC Service Provide?

Monday, October 16th, 2017

commercial-hvac-serviceCommercial heating and air conditioning systems perform the same job as residential systems. However, beyond the need to keep the space comfortable and the basic methods to do it, the differences are profound. Commercial HVAC systems are often larger, more powerful and need to address specific issues of your business if you’re going to succeed. That means you need a commercial HVAC company that understands the needs of your property, instead of just trying to transpose what they know about residential HVAC systems.

So how can you tell? What kinds of benefits does a commercial HVAC service provide that a solely residential service doesn’t? Ultimately, you’ll need to make that call for yourself. There are, however, a few guidelines to look for.

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Sump Pumps Keep Your Home Dry

Monday, September 4th, 2017

sump-pump-installationThe whole world has watched the impact of Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana, reminding us once again of the damage that Mother Nature can cause. As our hearts go out to those in need and we as a nation look for ways to help, we’re reminded that prevention is the best key to containing the damage that an even like a hurricane can cause.

We see plenty of heavy rains and flooding of our own during the rainy season, which can wreak havoc on your home even in circumstances far less dire than Hurricane Harvey. A sump pump makes an excellent way to keep your property dry and safe during an emergency.

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Sizing a New Air Conditioner and the Goldilocks Rule

Monday, July 31st, 2017

install-new-air-conditionerPurchasing a new air conditioner in the middle of summer can be a tricky move. You want your new system to be installed as quickly as possible, before the lack of adequate cooling turns your home into a swamp. But at the same time, certain steps need to be taken to ensure that your new system is properly powered in respect to your home. Sizing an air conditioner, or determining its comparative power levels, needs to take place before an installation can be performed. Why? The answer lies in something we like to call the Goldilocks Rule.

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Preventative Maintenance Stops AC Problems Before They Start

Monday, June 26th, 2017

air-conditioning-maintenanceMost of us don’t like to spend money when we don’t have to, which is a sound instinct to follow much of the time. That doesn’t always apply to your air conditioner, however. Repair issues and breakdowns can often develop for months in advance, and waiting until they cause a serious problem with your air conditioner usually means a great deal of expense and hassle. Our trained team is ready to go in the event repairs on your air conditioner are required, but we also believe in stopping problems before they start. That saves you money and can help your air conditioner last longer than it might otherwise. 

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Automatic Shut-Off Valves Keep Your Home Safe

Friday, June 9th, 2017

automatic-shut-off-valve-boston-maNo one likes to think about what might happen in the event of a plumbing leak in your home. Some leaks are easy to spot, such as when you find water spreading over the floor in your bathroom. Others can go for months without being detected: hidden behind the walls or similar hard-to-spot places and causing considerable damage before they are dealt with. And even the most obvious cases assume that you are home to notice them. What happens if a leak occurs when you’re away on vacation: say, if a frozen pipe bursts one Christmas while you and your family are several states away?

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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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2 Ways to Lower Your Summer AC Bills

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Summer will be here before you know it, and with it comes high heat and higher humidity levels. A reliable air conditioner is vital to surviving the summer months intact, and most of us are accustomed to paying higher monthly energy bills during the summer since our AC systems will be running on a daily basis. But the necessity of that equation often means that we end up paying more than we should almost by default. By improving efficiency in your system, you can help lower those summer AC bills without skimping on performance and the needs of a cool household. Here are two ways for you to do that.

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Replace Your Old Air Conditioner Now

Monday, March 6th, 2017

A new heat pump system in Perkasie, Bucks County PA.

Winters are long and brutal here in New England, and your air conditioner is probably the last thing on your mind with so many more pressing issues to contend with. But spring will officially be here at the end of the month, and soon enough, we’ll trade our freezing temperatures for high heat and higher humidity. When that happens, your air conditioner needs to be ready to go, and if your existing unit is older and struggling, you should seriously think about replacing it before it’s needed.

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Does Your Furnace Need Replacing Before Spring?

Monday, February 6th, 2017

Heating__dreamstime_xl_4035403Furnaces are designed to last a long time, and with proper care and maintenance, you can extend the life of yours well beyond the expiration of the warranty. But winters are harsh here and your furnace in Reading, MA gets put to the test every day when the weather is cold. Ideally, an older furnace can last until the weather warms up, but that might not always be possible. If you need to pull the trigger on the purchase of a new furnace before the spring, it pays to have a professional service onboard as quickly as possible. 

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