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Articles in Heating & Air Conditioning
Total number of blog post(s): 79
If you’ve looked into buying a new air conditioner lately, you probably noticed that SEER ratings are kind of a big deal. But what exactly is a SEER rating, and how should it factor into your decision when choosing a new A/C unit? What SEER Means SEER stands for ...
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When you’re comparing home service companies, what do you look for? If you use the Best Pick Reports guide, you can be confident that all of the companies you consider will be licensed and insured according to state requirements. But what else is important? In ...
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Best Pick Reports is excited to announce the home service companies that qualified last month for the 2019 Best Pick Certification. Through our independent surveying, these companies have proven that customer satisfaction and first-class service are their top ...
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First engineered in 1902 by Willis Carrier to solve a humidity problem causing wrinkled pages at a publishing company, air conditioning gained widespread acclaim when it became common in theaters during the 1920s. It would take another forty years until A/C units were ...
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What is the best heating system for your home? That’s a good question! And there’s no right answer—it all depends on your budget and where you live. What works for someone on the Florida panhandle who rarely sees temperatures below 40 degrees Fahrenheit probably ...
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We all know what humidity does to Aunt Linda’s hair, but do you know what humidity does to your air conditioning system? Understanding humidity, its effects on your air conditioner, and how to control humidity levels in the home will help you increase your comfort during the ...
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Beginning home improvement projects or repairs can be daunting, especially when it’s time to decide which company to hire. There’s a lot to consider when choosing a contractor, and you may not realize how important the initial communication can be. In any circumstance ...
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It’s no secret that service calls for home repairs can be pricey. Every once in a while you’ll come across companies that don’t charge an initial fee to come to your home, but that’s the exception rather than the rule—gasoline ain’t free, my friends, and neither is fleet vehicle ...
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It was a Sunday afternoon like any other. I sat on my couch watching TV when I realized how cold I was. Alas, the thermostat was on the opposite side of the room. I stared at it, trying to harness my magical powers (still waiting on my letter from Hogwarts), ...
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Your house’s heating system is one of those hidden components of your home that is easy to overlook—as long as it’s working correctly, that is. But when the heat goes out without warning or your utility bills skyrocket unexpectedly, the heating system is suddenly forefront ...
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