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It’s That Time of Year: Schedule Your Heating Maintenance Today!

Monday, September 30th, 2019

technician-working-on-heaterThere is a chill in the air and the leaves have begun to change. September is almost at an end and you know what that means: It’s the best time of year to schedule maintenance for your HVAC!

Oh, and Halloween is coming. This spooky evening is another reason to make sure your HVAC is working so you aren’t worried about shivering while greeting all those trick-or-treaters.

Fall is the best season to service your heating system. Doing so allows you to reap the multitude of benefits that stem from ensuring your furnace or heat pump stays in great working order. Of course, these benefits only come with the care given by a professional HVAC technician like those at ACI Northwest.

Read on to learn more about what perks you experience when you opt to have your HVAC in Hayden, ID serviced by an ACI Northwest professional.

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Can a Dehumidifier Help Your HVAC System?

Sunday, August 19th, 2018

A heating/cooling vent register on the wall of a home, with open/close leverLet’s put it this way—excess moisture can certainly hurt your Spokane Valley, WA HVAC system, therefore, a whole-house dehumidifier can, in fact, help it.

Consider the facts—humidity is the excess moisture that comes along with our higher summer temperatures that we’re all very familiar with. This excessive humidity makes us uncomfortable, and the only way to relieve this moisture is by lowering the temperature. So, this would likely lead you to turn your air conditioner to the lowest possible setting, right?

Well, unfortunately this makes your air conditioning system work harder, straining it and causing it to accumulate wear and tear faster than it otherwise would have. Plus, it doesn’t do anything to effectively remove the humidity in the air, so you’ll still be uncomfortable anyway.

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Is It Ever Too Early to Schedule AC Maintenance?

Monday, April 16th, 2018

hands filling out planner on an isolated white backgroundTemperatures are pretty cool in our little corner of the world, when compared to other parts of the country—even in the spring and summertime. Still though, given how warm it does and can get, a fully functional air conditioner is absolutely essential for the season change. And now is the best time to arrange for maintenance for this system. Your Spokane, WA HVAC maintenance appointments should be scheduled twice a year: once for your cooling system and once for your heater.

Now, there are a couple maintenance jobs you can do on your own. For instance, you should change your air filter every 1-3 months depending on the level of contaminants in your home and depending on what type of air filter it is. But full, professional maintenance requires the services of a trained HVAC technician.

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