Using a Professional Contractor vs. DIY for Your HVAC Needs

September 14th, 2020
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We understand the “do-it-yourself” impulse: people want to save money on their home services, so why not tackle jobs themselves rather than paying a contractor? For some people, DIY projects are enjoyable in themselves, much like hobbies.

But … not all household services can be done DIY, and heating and air conditioning jobs are among them. For your air conditioning and heating in Indianapolis, IN, only call on expert technicians like ours. Below is a list of reasons why in the battle of “Professional Contractor vs. DIY” the professional contractor wins. And you’ll win as well when you schedule your HVAC services with our team; we have a 100% Happiness Guarantee!

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Does My AC Also Work as a Dehumidifier?

August 31st, 2020
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Not really, no—unless it was specially designed for it. That’s the simple answer to the question in the title. But we want our customers to know more about dehumidification for their home, the role of the AC in it, and how installing a whole-house dehumidifier can help out immensely with comfort and energy savings.

So let’s get into the dehumidification and how we can improve your air conditioning in Indianapolis, IN.

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5 Causes of Uneven Cooling From Your AC

August 17th, 2020
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You expect your air conditioning system to provide cooling. You also expect it to get the whole house cool. Yes, you can expect some rooms to feel a bit hotter because they have more sun exposure, and some rooms may not have vents in them. But still, you want a central air conditioning system to distribute air from the center to all parts of the home. That’s why it’s a central air conditioning system.

When you have an air conditioner that leaves rooms of your home too hot, or some that are too cold, it’s a problem. Uneven cooling is often a sign that you need to call for air conditioning repair in Indianapolis, IN. Our technicians can diagnose what’s wrong with the air conditioner and have it fixed so you can enjoy summer cooling in all rooms of the house.

Here are five reasons for uneven cooling from a central AC:

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Signs You May Have Trouble With Your AC’s Compressor

August 3rd, 2020
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All parts of an air conditioning system are important since you can’t have one malfunction and expect the AC to keep working as well as it’s supposed to. But some components have bigger and potentially more expensive effects when they begin to fail, and no part is more important in this way than the compressor.

To put it briefly, the compressor is the “heart” of an air conditioner. It is what forces the refrigerant to circulate between the sets of coils and change pressure and temperature so the air conditioner can move heat out of the house. The compressor uses a powerful motor to do this, and it is where the majority of electricity used to power the air conditioner goes. If the compressor fails, not only will the AC no longer cool off the house, but it may require replacing the entire unit to fix the problem.

We’ve provided a list of signs you may have a compressor going bad. If you move fast to schedule air conditioning repair in Indianapolis, IN, with professionals, you may be able to save the compressor and avoid a pricey replacement.

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We Install the Best Bryant Evolution™ Heat Pumps

July 20th, 2020
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In our last post, we wrote about the enormous benefits of Bryant variable-speed air conditioners and why we recommend them to our customers. We are proud to offer the best in HVAC technology to homeowners, and the Evolution™ series of air conditioners are at the pinnacle of what people want from comfort today: superb cooling performance, high energy efficiency, and whisper-quiet operation.

But we install more than Bryant variable-speed air conditioning systems. We also install Bryant Evolution™ variable speed-heat pumps for our customers who want to enjoy the dual-power of the heat pump for their home comfort.

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How Bryant Variable-Speed ACs Can Help Your Cooling

July 6th, 2020
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We are proud to offer Bryant air conditioning services in Indianapolis to our valued customers. Bryant is an HVAC manufacturer with over a hundred years of history, and they are always developing the finest in new technology for delivering superior comfort to homeowners.

One Bryant product that our HVAC experts often recommend to our customers is the Evolution™ series of air conditioners. These Bryant AC units offer peak comfort, energy efficiency, and quiet. If you are considering putting in a new air conditioning system to handle the summer heat this year—and we advise you do so if your current unit is more than 12–15 years old—then ask us about the Evolution™ series.

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Why Refrigerant Leaks Are Bad (Really Bad) for Your AC

June 22nd, 2020
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Refrigerant is the life-blood of an air conditioner. If there’s no refrigerant, there’s no cooling. Pretty simple. But many people who have central air conditioners aren’t certain of what refrigerant does and why it’s so essential. Although we don’t expect all homeowners to be HVAC experts (we’d be out of a job then!), a bit of education about refrigerant can help people understanding what happens when an air conditioner starts to lose refrigerant to leaks.

Leaking refrigerant is always a reason to call for professional air conditioning repair in Indianapolis, IN. Below we’ll explain why these leaks can mean seriously bad news for your air conditioner—it’s more than just losing out on cooling.

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Does Your Home Need an Air Purifier?

June 8th, 2020
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Indoor air quality is something that many people are concerned about today, and for good reasons. It’s not just worrying about germs and viruses. It’s everyday problems due to the numerous pollutants that get trapped indoors because of the poor ventilation in most homes. In fact, the better-built the home, the worse the IAQ often is! It’s a side-effect of making homes more air-tight and energy-efficient than ever.

But what can you do about this problem? Homeowners often think of using air filters beyond the one that’s already on their HVAC system. (This filter isn’t effective for cleaning the air; it’s to protect the inside of the HVAC cabinet.) Air filtration systems can work well at removing particles from circulation. But your house may need extra protection. You might wonder if air purification systems in Indianapolis are the way to go.

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Consider a Ductless System This Summer

May 25th, 2020
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Ductless split systems are increasing in popularity each day, and there are many reasons for this. Also referred to as mini-splits, ductless split systems help avoid many of the problems associated with systems that come with ducts.

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Does Your AC Need Fixing?

May 11th, 2020
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A considerable amount of energy is required to heat or cool the average American home. Central heating or air conditioning is one of the biggest expenses incurred by homes in the United States. This makes it crucial to ensure that your furnace or air conditioning system is working efficiently.

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