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Sizing Considerations for Buying an Air ConditionerAir conditioner sizing is a critically-important consideration when you're planning to purchase new cooling equipment. According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), an A/C's size needs to match the space it's going to cool. An undersized A/C will run for extended periods, use a lot of energy, but won't cool your home's interior sufficiently for comfort. An oversized air conditioner will only run for short cycles, so it won't dehumidify effectively or cool your living space efficiently.

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Things to Know About Attic SafetyEventually, if your home has an accessible attic, you're probably going to end up climbing up to perform maintenance, repairs, or to store or retrieve belongings. And if not you, technicians likely will venture into your attic to work on ventilation, ducts, insulation, air sealing, electrical issues, etc. Either way, you should consider attic safety before you or a professional technician goes into the attic. Following are some attic safety tips that will minimize the risk of injury and other mishaps in your attic.

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Storm Season Preparation TipsHere in Indiana, once spring arrives, so does the season of tornadoes and other strong storms. While you're probably familiar with the first rule of protecting you and your family from a bad storm (get inside fast!), other rules and guidelines should be followed as well. Some of them are intended to protect your home's HVAC system. Following are some tried-and-true tips for spring storm preparation.

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Here's How to Remember to Change Your Air FilterThe air filter in your furnace or air conditioner performs the important task of collecting debris and grit that floats around in your air. Over time that filter becomes loaded with this gunk, and it needs to be replaced. Yet many homeowners struggle to remember to replace their filters, and their HVAC systems suffer poor efficiency as a result. Here are four tips to help you remember to change your air filter and improve the efficiency of your system.

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Things to Think About When Installing a FurnaceYou've decided to spring for a new furnace for your Fort Wayne area home. It's just a matter of going to your trusted HVAC contractor and setting up an installation, right? Actually, there's a lot more involved with furnace installation if you want your new system to work safely and efficiently in your home. Following are some guidelines to keep in mind for your furnace installation.

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Troubleshoot Common Furnace Issues With These TipsWith the cold weather settling in, it can't hurt to brush up on your furnace troubleshooting skills. A gas furnace that stops dead in its tracks on the coldest day of the year not only impairs your home comfort; it can be downright dangerous. A furnace that isn't heating your home evenly or sufficiently also needs immediate attention. Following are some tips to figure out what's causing your furnace problems.

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Helpful Advice When it's Time for a New Furnace in Your HomeIs your furnace 15 years old or older? Has it needed frequent repairs? Did it struggle to make your home comfortable last winter? If yes, maybe it's time you thought about buying a new furnace. To make sure you get the best value for your money, use the following tips when shopping for a furnace.

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Air Conditioner Troubleshooting: It's OK To Try These Tips At HomeAir conditioner troubleshooting comes in two flavors: The easy stuff you can do yourself and the technical problems should be left to an experienced HVAC professional. The DIY version mainly involves ruling out the obvious things that might result in a wasted service call. You may encounter a simple fault you can fix yourself. But if not, you’ll end up scheduling a service call to repair the problem. Still, because you’ve at least ruled out the obvious potential problem yourself, after air conditioner troubleshooting, you’ll have more confidence in what the technician recommends.

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