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AIR CONDITIONING AND HEATING SERVICE LIFE: HOW LONG SHOULD THEY LAST?

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Home maintenance can be a costly matter, especially if you do not keep track of the various components of your house, such as its plumbing, heating, cooling, and ventilation systems. You might be wondering, however, when do home HVAC systems typically call for a replacement? Do you have to wait until they start breaking down frequently before getting concerned about getting new equipment? Air conditioning experts in Shreveport and other areas have the following facts to share to their clients:

Average Life Span of HVAC Systems Thanks to advancements in technology, the average life cycle of numerous products in the market (HVAC systems included) have been extended, but, ironically, such progress has also created a need for consumers to replace equipment more frequently in order to enjoy the benefits of more efficient and eco-friendly equipment. Generally, HVAC systems are now expected to last for an average of 20 years. Read more from this blog. http://bit.ly/2oEfaym


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AIR CONDITIONING REPAIR TIPS: IDENTIFYING WARNING SIGNS OF A FAULTY AC

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It’s now spring and there’s no better time to check your home’s cooling system in anticipation of the warmer temperatures Shreveport is sure to experience in the coming months. This is especially important since your air conditioning system may not have seen much use during winter, which may have had a negative impact on its performance. The last thing you want to happen once the temperatures start rising is for your air conditioning unit to break down.

Fortunately, identifying problems with your air conditioning is a relatively simple task. This is a good thing since you can quickly have any issues repaired, assuring you that your air conditioning system is running properly and efficiently. Read more from this blog. http://bit.ly/2oEmDxK


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Things You Can Do to Avoid Needing Frequent Air Conditioning Repairs

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Air conditioning units are quite an investment, so you often hope they will last for many years. Typically, your air conditioner may last from 10 to 30 years, but its useful life depends on a lot of factors, most of them having to do with proper use and maintenance.

The longevity of your air conditioner would depend on how many hours a day you run it, how close it is to corrosive elements and contaminants, how well it has been maintained, and whether or not any major repairs have been completed. While you don’t have a huge amount of control over the placement of your air conditioner and the elements, the main thing you do have control over is how well you maintain it.

By following these simple tips, you can avoid having to call for AC repair frequently.

Pay Attention to the Filter and Vents

The air filter in your air conditioner is vital to its efficiency, as it catches large airborne pollutants that would otherwise damage your unit. When your air filter gets too dirty, it can start to impede air flow and suffocate your air conditioner unit, causing it to work harder and cause lasting damage. Read more from this blog http://bit.ly/2n6tXiU


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What a Heating Contractor Wants You to Know About Furnace Installation

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Most homeowners will only purchase a furnace once, maybe twice in their lifetime. It’s understandable, since furnaces would often cause quite a lot. One thing to note is that a new furnace would only work efficiently if it’s properly installed, otherwise you might be wasting away your hard-earned money.

That’s why furnace installation is best left to a professional heating, ventilation and AC contractor. That makes it important to know what to expect from your heating contractor on the day that your furnace will be installed. Equally as important, you should know what your heating contractor will expect of you.

Prepare Your Home

As much as possible, you need to clear out any clutter from the area where the furnace will be located. You’ll also need to create a clear pathway from the door to the place where furnace will be installed. This will make it easier for the technicians to make their way through your home without worrying too much about breaking something. It also allows your contractor to do their work efficiently and safely. Read more from this blog http://bit.ly/2nclTiD