3 Steps to DIY Air Conditioner Maintenance

Summer is all about having fun and enjoying the warm weather. But when it’s time to relax, the last thing you need is an A/C breakdown on a scorching hot day. Our pros recommend annual air conditioner maintenance—including a thorough inspection and tuneup—to keep your system in tip-top shape and avoid these frustrating breakdowns. Other benefits include: Improved efficiency Lower energy bills Better circulation Valid manufacturer’s warranty While air conditioner tuneups are best left to the pros, there are a few things you can do [...]

April 18th, 2018|

Hone in on Zoning: What’s It All About?

You deserve to feel 100 percent comfortable when you’re at home—but that’s hard to do when you’re dealing with inconsistent heating and cooling that creates hot or cold spots. If this sounds familiar, you’ve come to the right place. Our Carrier® experts are sharing the ins and outs of zoning, and what you need to know to make your home more comfortable. What Is Zoning? Zoning is an HVAC technique that allows you to control comfort in different areas—or zones—of your home rather than trying [...]

August 8th, 2017|

Cool Relief & Other Ways You Benefit From That Annual A/C Clean & Check

At the risk of overgeneralizing, chances are you maintain your automobile in much the same way you maintain your central air conditioning system. If you change the oil in your car or the filter in your air conditioner and then hope for the best, you’re not getting the best performance out of either system. Just like your car, your air conditioner needs regular maintenance to keep it from breaking down when you need it most. When you take better care of your air conditioning, it [...]

May 23rd, 2017|

Our Experts “Bust” Cooling Myths

Today we’re talking about the machine, the legend, and the myths—it’s all about your summer hero, the Carrier air conditioner. We’re sure you’ll benefit from our myth busting and learn a thing or two to save money. • Having maintenance performed is a waste of money. BUSTED. Having maintenance performed is worth every penny. A good cleaning keeps your system operating efficiently and even extends its life cycle, ultimately saving you the expense of purchasing a whole new system before it’s time. • Getting the [...]

May 18th, 2016|

The Truth About A/C Repair vs. Replacement

While being without heat is much worse than being without air to the average customer, both are stressful. The question is, is it less stressful when you are proactive and pick the timing of installation? In an earlier blog, we talked about how a century of service mattered—specifically that smart service providers don’t sit still, and even smarter customers continue to expect more from us. That point is especially true when it’s time to make the leap from maintenance and repair of a central air [...]

June 16th, 2015|