blog

2 Frequently Asked Questions about Evaporative Coolers

Portable evaporative coolers are one of the oldest forms of air conditioning available today, providing an efficient and effective cooling alternative to conventional AC units. These appliances can be very effective at cooling indoor areas in dry climates, and can be purchased in various sizes depending on your cooling needs. If you are unfamiliar with these units, here are answers to some common questions about evaporative coolers to help you understand how they work and how you can get the best performance out of them. Read More 

What To Do When Your Air Conditioner Starts Making Strange Noises

It's not uncommon for an air conditioning system to start making unusual noises. You may hear rattles, screeches, thuds, and whistles. These sounds indicate a part is worn or something is loose in the system. While you'll need to call an HVAC contractor, like United Heating Cooling and Plumbing Inc, for a specific diagnosis, there are some simple things you can check yourself. Here's what to do when your air conditioner starts making funny noises. Read More 

3 Daily Tips To Reduce Your Family’s Heating Costs This Winter

As the weather begins to turn colder, your family might look forward to a lot of things, such as building snowmen or celebrating the holidays together. One thing that you might not be looking forward to, however, is paying higher heating costs. Although it's true that you can expect to spend a little bit of extra money in the winter to keep your family nice and cozy, there are ways that you can reduce costs. Read More 

How To Survive The Summer While Pregnant

The summer months can be difficult for anyone to endure.  Add to that the discomforts of pregnancy and you could be feeling a whole lot worse!  Plan ahead for the heat and humidity to make sure that pregnancy "glow" isn't just because you're breaking a sweat! Air Conditioning is Your Best Friend Keeping your AC in good repair is a must to escaping the elements in the summer.  It will also save you time and money on repairs, so you can focus on getting ready for your new little one. Read More 

Four Pitfalls To Avoid When You’re Spraying Deodorizer Into Your Air Ducts

Even if there's no major dust or mold buildup in your air ducts, small and out of reach clusters of bacteria in them can still create a putrid smell. Fortunately, if you want to overpower a bad smell and have your air ducts only propagate a good smell, there are many specialized air duct deodorizers out there that come in spray cans. To make sure your air duct deodorizing job is effective and doesn't lead to more problems, learn to avoid these four pitfalls: Read More