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Heat Gain Prevention Tips

July 30, 2020
Construction worker sealing home, Heat Gain Prevention Tips | HVAC Maintenance, Service | Bushnell, IL

When you are in the middle of summer, it can be difficult to keep heat out of your Bushnell home even if you have your central air conditioning system going full blast. Our team at Accu-Air Heating & Cooling wants to help you prevent heat from building up inside your home as much as possible so that your air conditioner can be more effective and efficient. Here are some tips to consider.

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How Environmental Issues Can Affect Your AC

July 18, 2020
Family cleaning home after learning about some of the environmental issues that can affect your AC and home.

When you’re looking at how your air conditioner works, it can depend on a wide variety of factors. Most people realize that the brand you select, the size, the features, and the efficiency rating all play a role in how well an air conditioner will cool your Ipava home.

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Top Causes of AC Failure

June 30, 2020
HVAC technician repair an Air Conditioner after the system broke due to one of the top causes of AC failure.

It’s the first really hot day of summer when open windows, sun-blocking shades, and the ceiling fans just can’t cut it anymore. You resign yourself to finally turning on your air conditioner (AC)—only to find it blowing warm air, making funny noises, or simply not cooperating at all. It’s a scenario we all dread, and…

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Common AC Purchasing Mistakes to Avoid

June 22, 2020
man trying to set a budget while researching the common AC purchasing mistakes to avoid.

When it’s time to invest in a major home appliance like an air conditioner (AC), you want to be well informed. The good news is technology has made it easy to gather a great deal of information in a short period of time. The bad news is there are so many makes and models of…

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AC Maintenance Checklist

May 31, 2020
Technician performing AC maintenance after following the checklist provided by his company.

Be sure you take the time to perform basic maintenance regularly as well as invest in a professional checkup at least once a year. According to the US Department of Energy (DOE), good maintenance can save you money and reduce your energy usage.

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5 Ways to Save Money on Your Air Conditioning and Summer Energy Bill

May 21, 2020
Thermostat

Interested in saving money on your home’s AC this summer? Our team has a list of five simple tips you can take to help cut costs.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Freezing Up?

August 27, 2019
Close up ice on coil cooler of dirty air conditioner.

The ice buildup on your air conditioner creates the inability for it to cool effectively and puts stress on the compressor (your outdoor unit if you have central air conditioning). Over time, this can lead to a costly repair or the need to replace the compressor. At Accu-Air Heating & Cooling, we can help.

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How to Protect Your AC From Storms

August 9, 2019
This is a lightning strike representing protecting your ac during storms.

Our professionals at Accu-Air Heating & Cooling want you to have a reliable air conditioning system before, during, and after a storm. Here are some tips on helping you protect your air conditioner investment.

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4 Signs I Need a New AC Unit

July 16, 2019
woman trying to stay cool after not following the 4 signs that she needs a new ac unit

Accu-Air Heating & Cooling understands that air conditioning is crucial for comfort in your daily life here in Havana, Illinois. A well maintained AC unit, with yearly inspections and monthly filter changes, can last up to 10 or 15 years. How do I know if I need repairs for my unit or if I need a replacement?

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3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

July 2, 2019
woman sleeping comfortably and gaining health benefits from using her air conditioner while sleeping

A major part of your health relies on getting a good night’s sleep. That’s why it’s not just important to run your air conditioner during the hot summer days. You also need to keep your home comfortably cool at night as well.

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Four Things to Know About Your AC

June 6, 2019
AC in backyard of home in spring or summer time

Air conditioning isn’t exactly a stimulating topic to bring up at parties. It’s not something most people think about too excessively. But at Accu-Air Heating & Cooling, we’re obsessed with it! We want to share with you some things that you may not have known about your air conditioner (AC).

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Does My AC Help With Allergy Symptoms?

May 21, 2019
Woman blowing her nose because of allergies

Seasonal allergies are a burden for many. Air conditioners, or ACs, when properly maintained, can noticeably reduce symptoms for allergy sufferers. Air filters catch pollen, dust, and other irritants, producing higher-quality air.

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Get Your Spring Air Conditioning Maintenance

May 7, 2019
Technician performing AC maintenance and cleaning

An air conditioner, just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At Accu-Air Heating & Cooling, we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned once a year.

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Does My Air Conditioner Eliminate Mold?

April 26, 2019
Air conditioner in back yard of home

At Accu-Air Heating & Cooling, we’re often asked, “Do air conditioners kill off mold?” This is a common misconception. A properly maintained and functioning air conditioner (AC) can decrease the likelihood of mold growth.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

April 15, 2019
Woman covering ears from loud AC in her home

It’s normal for your air conditioner to create some noise when running—that simply means it’s working. Although older units are typically louder than newer ones, all air conditioning noises are not the same.

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Do I Really Need An AC Maintenance Inspection?

March 20, 2019
Technician cleaning AC during maintenance inspection

Summer is quickly approaching. On the most scorching of days, the last thing you’ll want to worry about is your HVAC system breaking down.

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