Cooling FAQ’s

Frequently Asked Cooling Questions

In most cases, filters should be changed every 3-6 months. However, several factors influence the frequency, including fan runtime, filter size, quality, and household activity levels. To determine the optimal replacement schedule, assess your home’s needs and consult with our team for personalized recommendations.
Typically, duct cleaning is recommended every 5-7 months for most homes. However, individual circumstances may vary, so it’s essential to assess your ductwork regularly and schedule cleaning as needed.
Annual maintenance is advisable for each HVAC and plumbing system component. Regular tune-ups optimize efficiency, identify potential issues early, and ensure safety and peace of mind.
Both HVAC and plumbing systems benefit from regular maintenance. Given the frequent use and significant investment associated with HVAC equipment, as well as the importance of functional plumbing fixtures, annual inspections and tune-ups are crucial for optimal performance and longevity.
Our comprehensive Ultimate Tune-Up services encompass various checks, adjustments, and cleaning procedures tailored to heating and cooling systems, ensuring efficiency, safety, and performance optimization.
Our Plumbing Maintenance Agreement (PMA) offers numerous benefits, including reduced water usage, prevention of breakdowns, extended equipment life, discounted repairs, priority service, and automatic reminders for scheduled maintenance tasks.
The Ultimate Savings Agreement provides precision tune-ups, repair discounts, automatic reminders, hassle-free payment options, priority service, extended equipment life, energy savings, and peace of mind for homeowners.
SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) is a measurement of an AC unit’s efficiency over a typical cooling season, regulated by the Department of Energy. It considers factors affecting performance both indoors and outdoors.
A heat pump is a refrigeration device capable of both heating and cooling by transferring heat energy between indoors and outdoors. Its benefits include energy efficiency and versatility.
A mini-split, or ductless split, is an HVAC system without ductwork, comprising indoor and outdoor units for cooling or heating specific areas with targeted air distribution.

Comfort preferences vary, but maintaining consistent temperatures within the ranges of 68-72°F for heating and 70-75°F for cooling is commonly recommended for optimal comfort and efficiency.

In HVAC, “V” typically denotes ventilation, referring to the exchange of air within a space, either through exhaust or fresh air intake.
While not generally recommended, if covering an AC unit, ensure proper ventilation to prevent damage. Additionally, disable electrical connections to avoid unintended operation.
AC freezing is often due to insufficient airflow across the coil, attributed to factors like improper fan speed, dirty filters, coils, or malfunctioning fan motors.
The impact of closing air ducts varies based on system design. While some systems tolerate partial closure, it’s advisable to consult HVAC professionals for guidance.
MERV (Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value) rates filter effectiveness on a scale of 1-16, indicating particle-trapping capabilities. Higher ratings denote finer filtration but may affect airflow, necessitating professional assessment.
A hybrid heating system utilizes multiple fuel sources, such as gas, electric, or solar, for heating, maximizing efficiency and flexibility.

Humidifier replacement costs vary based on factors like home requirements and chosen brand. While prices range from $750 to $3,500, averaging around $1,500, our experts can provide tailored recommendations to suit your needs.

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