Air Mechanical, Inc. Blog

Why a Fan Alone Cannot Cool a Home

August 22nd, 2016

Chances are high that you’ve got a fan somewhere in your home, whether it’s a ceiling fan or a desk fan. And if your air conditioner breaks down, you might hope to get through the rest of the summer without it. But this probably won’t do the trick. A fan alone cannot cool a home, it can only make you feel a little cooler.

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Does an Air Conditioner Dehumidify?

August 15th, 2016

In our area, the winters are killer, but the hot, humid summers can get just as bad. When the temperature is high, it’s often still bearable—until humidity levels start to go up. You feel warmer when there are higher levels of moisture in the air because it’s so much harder for your body to cool off when it’s humid outside. The moisture already in the air prevents moisture from evaporating off your skin, the way you cool down naturally.

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How to Prolong the Lifespan of Your Air Conditioner

August 8th, 2016

In our service area, homeowners don’t really need their air conditioners for very long, using them only for a few months out of the year. So it’s surprising to homeowners to learn that an air conditioner they may have purchased less than a decade ago is failing.

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3 Steps for Improving AC Efficiency

August 1st, 2016

So you want a more efficient air conditioning system. Your air conditioner accounts for a large portion of your monthly bills for the summer, and the costs can add up quickly. But you’re not quite ready for a whole new AC system. What can you do?

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Repair Your Air Conditioner ASAP

July 25th, 2016

When your air conditioner breaks down in the middle of a hot day, you know to call us as soon as possible (or your local air conditioning technicians, wherever you are). But it’s just as important to call us when your air conditioner is not working properly, even if it hasn’t broken down and is still providing cool air.

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What NOT to Put Down the Garbage Disposal

July 18th, 2016

Drain clogs are incredibly frustrating, which is why you should do everything you can to prevent them! Knowing what can and what cannot go down the drain of your kitchen sink is one way to do this.

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How a Water Softener Protects Your Home

July 11th, 2016

The goal of many water filtration, conditioning, and purification products is to clean out contaminants that could make people sick. A water softener is a little different. Most of what it removes from your water supply would not make you sick. But it can still protect many parts of your home from the effects of hard water.

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3 Reasons to Change Your Air Filter Today

July 4th, 2016

Most people know that there is an air filter that works with the air conditioning (and heating) systems within their homes. And while many have heard that they are supposed to change their filter every month or so, most people aren’t clear on why this is. We want to make sure local homeowners are healthy and comfortable, so we give you three good reasons to change your filter today (if it’s been a while).

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Why It’s Worth Investing in a Whole-Home Dehumidifier

June 27th, 2016

When people think of humidifiers and dehumidifiers, they often picture those small plug-in units people sometimes keep by their beds or in a central location. But this just won’t do if you’re trying to improve the air quality in your home and keep your family members more comfortable.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Leaking?

June 20th, 2016

It’s an unfortunate problem that may result in property damage or mold and mildew development. That’s why it’s so important for you to call a local technician as soon as you suspect a water leak from your air conditioner. But why would this happen? And how major is the repair going to be?

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