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Air Conditioning
Jordan Trask

End of Summer Air Conditioning Tips Arizonans Shouldn’t Ignore.

We’ve finally reached the tail end of another hot desert season. Although the high temperatures will resume for a few more weeks, cooler weather is on the horizon! Before you know it, you’ll be engulfed in back-to-school prep, outdoor activity planning and weekends full of football. So we wanted to remind you of a few end of summer air conditioning tips that’ll ensure your cooling system is ready to go next year.

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Air Conditioning
Jordan Trask

5 Ways to Block the Sun’s Rays From Heating Your Arizona Property.

A property with an abundance of natural light is usually pretty warm and welcoming. But during the summer months in Phoenix, an excess of sunshine can hinder cooling efficiency. Unless you have quality dual-pane windows, proper seals and adequate insulation, it’s not very bright to let the light pour in. So we thought we’d cover a few ways you can block the sun’s rays from heating your space.

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Air Conditioning
Jordan Trask

When Your Air Conditioner Stinks, What’s Causing the Smell?

Underperforming cooling systems are definitely aggravating in Phoenix, Arizona. But when residents aren’t educated in the benefits of efficiency, they’re often deterred by the idea of repairing or replacing their system. It’s easier for many to endure discomfort, uncertain reliability and high energy costs instead of fixing the problem. But when your air conditioner stinks, literally, it’s a telling sign you ought to take action.

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Air Conditioning
Jordan Trask

7 Home Cooling Myths That Are Counterproductive.

Whether you enjoy the hot desert climate or not, it’s hard to ignore the value of a high performing air conditioner in Phoenix, Arizona. There’s just nothing like a cold, balanced environment on a hot summer day. At the same time, many pay the price for the way they go about chillin’ out. So here are some common home cooling myths worth discussing.

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Oxygen
Jordan Trask

More Ways to Enhance the Quality of Air You Breathe in Arizona.

Over the years, we’ve shared a number of tips that help improve indoor air quality (IAQ) in Phoenix homes. But cleaning the house and taking care of your HVAC system aren’t the only ways to clean up your inhalation. So if you want to completely overcome seasonal allergies and other effects of our dusty desert climate, here are some additional ways to enhance the quality of air you breathe in Arizona.

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Maintenance
Jordan Trask

Cleaning the Drain. What Are Your Options as an AZ Homeowner?

Whether you’re living in your home or renting it to someone else, keeping your drain pipes clear and intact should be a priority. No matter your perspective, they’re usually full of hair, soap scum, grime, grease and all kinds of waste! Even if you clean your drains on a regular basis, it doesn’t mean it’s effective. In fact, some of the measures taken can actually be a little counterproductive.

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Air Conditioning
Jordan Trask

What To Do if the 2nd Story of Your Arizona House is Too Hot For Comfort?

Every year, thousands of people from across the country move to Phoenix, Arizona. While there are plenty of reasons why, the predictable climate is usually the most appealing. At the same time, many underestimate the heat of the summer. When the 2nd story of an Arizona home is too hot for comfort, it can be a tough transition.

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Air Conditioning
Jordan Trask

7 Common RV Air Conditioning Problems For Arizona Travelers.

In Phoenix, recreational vehicles (RVs) are wildly popular. Tourists, seasonal snow birds and permanent desert dwellers all enjoy the advantages of a home-on-wheels in the Valley of the Sun. But if you’re going to be traveling in Arizona, you better make sure you’re able to cool off. So we thought we’d discuss some of the common RV air conditioning problems before the summer comes to a close.

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Air Conditioning
Jordan Trask

What Can Decrease the Lifespan of an Air Conditioner in Arizona?

We can all admit that indoor cooling is a crucial element to comfortable living in Phoenix. With temperatures already reaching record highs this year, it’s safe to say it’s going to be a hot summer. Nonetheless, an expected heat wave isn’t the only reason to pay more attention to your cooling system. If you’re not aware of what can decrease the lifespan of an air conditioner in Arizona, then you might find yourself buying a replacement sooner than anticipated.

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Air Conditioning
Jordan Trask

How to Make Sure Your Phoenix AC Installer is An Expert.

Now that the Arizona summertime is upon us, many property owners are going to be faced with an air conditioner replacement. Because of the competitive market in the desert, knowing whether a Phoenix AC installer is an expert or not is invaluable. Not only can one minor error lead to a handful of future repair requests, it can also lead to a hot and stuffy inconvenience. Even if you’re financially stable enough to afford a hotel during cooling failures, the benefits of a cheap installation rarely add up.

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