Chris Hays

5 Ways to Reduce Heating Costs in the Colder Months

By // 2017.12.12

Ways-to-Reduce-heating-costs-colder-monthsThe colder months of the year can be a beautiful, wonderful time.

The multi-colored leaves of fall, sparkling snow, and the excitement of the holidays are just a few things we enjoy as the year winds to a close.

Unfortunately, the cold also brings some things we don’t enjoy, such as a spike in our heating costs.

Read on to find out 5 ways you can lower your bill during the colder months.

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4 Signs of a Broken Heater (And How to Find Repairs in Phoenix)

By // 2017.12.05

4-Signs-of-a-Broken-HeaterAs winter approaches, a broken heater is the last thing you need to worry about.

Unfortunately, repairs could cost as much as $900 in some areas. Not everyone has that kind of cash hanging around, especially with the expenses of the Christmas season.

Our best advice is to get your heater serviced right away if you think it’s on its way out. This will increase the likelihood of saving your heater before the whole system breaks.

To help you decipher whether this is the case, we’ve listed four classic signs that your heater needs a professional service.

Read on to learn how to identify a broken heater.

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10 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Heating and Cooling System Costs

By // 2017.11.28

ways-to-reduce-your-heating-and-cooling-system-costsIn the summer, it seems like your AC bill is through the roof. In the winter, it seems like your heating bill is through the roof. There’s got to be something you can do to lower your energy bill.

Good news–there is. There are tons of tips and tricks you can start employing today to save when your bill hits the mailbox tomorrow.

Keep reading to find out how to start reducing your heating and cooling system costs all year!

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Do I Need to Winterize My Evaporative Air Cooler in Phoenix?

By // 2017.11.21

do-i-need-to-winterize-my-evaporative-air-cooler-in-phoenixPhoenix is the hottest city in America, with temperatures reaching 90 degrees Fahrenheit over 160 times per year.

People in Phoenix rely on their cooling systems to avoid the harsh temperatures. Most use refrigerant-based systems, but some pair it with a swamp air cooler as well.

In a hot, dry climate like Arizona, it’s common for people to use their evaporative air cooler for 10 months per year. However, all it takes is one harsh winter for your cooler to become damaged.

Keep reading to find out why it’s important to winterize your swamp cooler before it’s too late!

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Electric Heaters vs. Trane Heat Pumps: Which is Best for Arizona Residents?

By // 2017.11.14

electric-heaters-vs-trane-heat-pumps-which-is-best-for-arizona-residentsIn Arizona, our winters are pretty mild. We don’t typically have too much stress over choosing an HVAC system for heating purposes. But when the time does come for you to turn your heat on, do you know what’s the best system for your home?

Two common systems: electric heaters and heat pumps. Electric heaters are used more widely, but heat pumps offer some benefits that electric can’t boast.

Keep reading to learn what they are, and which is better for your home.

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How Often Should Furnace Filters Be Replaced in Arizona (And Why)?

By // 2017.11.07

how-often-should-furnace-filters-be-replaced-in-arizonaHave you thought about your furnace since last winter? How about your furnace filters?

Fall in Arizona means a steady drop in temperatures, especially at night. That makes it the perfect time to make a plan for furnace maintenance.

When you set a regular schedule you can improve indoor air quality and save money on all winter long.

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How to Prepare for Your HVAC Installation

By // 2017.10.24

hvac installationAre you nervous about your upcoming HVAC installation?

A well-installed HVAC system will efficiently serve your home or business for years to come. Proper preparation can help the installation workers quickly and effectively get cold air pumping into the room.

Take a few minutes to familiarize yourself with ways to make sure your space has the best possible environment for installation.

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Your Ultimate Scottsdale HVAC Maintenance Checklist

By // 2017.10.17

scottsdale hvac maintenance checklistDid you know that regular HVAC maintenance can decrease your utility bills by up to 40 percent while increasing your family’s overall comfort? Has it been awhile since you’ve had any maintenance done on your HVAC system?

If so, don’t worry. It’s never too late to get started.

And, to make things easier, we’ve put together the ultimate HVAC maintenance checklist so you can stay on top of it all year round!

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5 Signs Your Phoenix Home Needs AC Repair

By // 2017.10.10

ac repairHow much money do you think it costs to repair an AC? On average, you can expect to spend $336 on AC repair, even though some can cost as much as $1,000.

Phoenix, AZ residents don’t have the luxury of being able to wait out AC problems.

The key to avoiding a high price tag on repair costs is to spot AC problems fast so they don’t get worse over time.

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Why is Trane Such a Trusted Brand in Phoenix?

By // 2017.10.03

why traneIf you live in Phoenix, you know high temperatures make air conditioning a necessity — not just for comfort, but also for personal safety.

Heat-related deaths are a genuine concern. The state’s largest municipality, Maricopa County, had 130 heat deaths in 2016.

This year the average high temperature in July was 106 degrees. Winter temps can average 46 degrees, so heating is equally important.

Extreme weather conditions mean you need superior equipment. Keep reading to learn why Trane(TM) air conditioning in Phoenix is the way to go.

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