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4 Things You Need to Know About HVAC Quotes

No matter how big or small your HVAC needs, you’ll need to compare several installation or service quotes before committing to a contractor. In today’s post, local heating service contractor Reliable AC & Heat discusses some things you need to know about HVAC quotes.

Tips for Making the Most of Your Ductless Heat Pump

Heating your home at this time of year can be much more efficient when you install a ductless heat pump. To ensure you get the most out of this investment, you must take the appropriate steps to keep it working efficiently throughout its service life. Reliable Air Conditioning & Heating, your trusted cooling and heating service provider, shares the following tips:

What Are the Best Strategies for an Open-Plan Office?

The heating and air conditioning needs of your space greatly depend on its layout. You might find that an open floor plan office is slightly more difficult to cool and heat. Make sure that your space is well-ventilated to keep it from getting stuffy. 

Common HVAC Mistakes You Should Avoid in the Fall

Heating and air conditioning systems are most efficient when they’re well-maintained. Before winter arrives, you need to make sure your equipment is in good shape so you’ll stay comfortable throughout the colder months of the year. With an efficient HVAC system, you’ll enjoy a cozy home and save on energy costs.  

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How Long Do Home Heating & Cooling Systems Last?

Even the best heating and cooling systems will reach the end of their service life eventually. However, their expected lifespans can be shortened or prolonged depending on certain factors. In today’s post, local air conditioning and heating service contractor Reliable AC & Heat discusses how long heating and cooling systems last and the factors that affect them.

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Dealing with a Failing AC Capacitor

Air conditioning systems deliver reliable cooling performance when their capacitors are in good shape. The capacitor is the component that stores energy in an electrostatic field. It stabilizes voltage and gives the motors of your air conditioner the necessary jolt to get them started. Capacitors generally come in two separate types: the start capacitor, which turns on your AC, and the run capacitor, which keeps it in operation. When the capacitors start failing, this can lead to a host of problems. Reliable Air Conditioning & Heating, a trusted expert in heating and air conditioning services in the area, discusses more here.

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How to Protect Your Outdoor HVAC Unit When Doing Yard Work

During the summer when the weather is nice, many people plan a number of activities. Some homeowners also take advantage of this time to take care of their yards and outdoor living spaces. When working outdoors in your yard, you should be careful not to damage your outdoor HVAC unit.

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Ways to Cool a Windowless Room

Some people have rooms in their homes that don’t have windows. Cooling is a common challenge for these areas, especially when temperatures outside are high. Windows help cool spaces down by providing ventilation and airflow, contributing to your indoor comfort. Fortunately, there are a number of ways you can cool down a room without windows. 

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How to Reset Your Digital Thermostat

The thermostat works to regulate heating and cooling inside your home to keep its environment both consistent and comfortable. If you haven’t been able to maintain the correct temperature lately, you may have to reset your thermostat. The task is simple enough once you know the essentials. A trusted air conditioning installation company in the area, Reliable Air Conditioning & Heating, shares how to do it here:

Is Your Air Conditioner Safe From the Rain?

In general, water and electronics don’t mix. As HVAC contractors, we here at Reliable AC & Heat often get asked by homeowners if their air conditioner’s outdoor unit—the other half of a split system—is protected from the elements. In today’s post, we share a look at whether or not the elements have any effect on outdoor HVAC units.

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