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  • How To Clean Your Air Conditioner Unit Yourself!

    Here at HVAC.com, we believe that the best approach is to work with a local, trustworthy heating and air conditioning contractor. However, if you’re the do-it-yourself type, you can clean your air conditioner unit with these essential maintenance steps that should be conducted each year. You can clean the exterior condenser as well as the […]


  • How To Install A Window Air Conditioner (10 steps)

    Homes and apartments across the country utilize portable air conditioners to keep occupants cool during periods of hot weather. These units are easy to install but need to be installed safely for your protection. It is essential that your portable air conditioning unit be sized properly for the window it will be placed in. Follow these […]


  • 3 DIY Ways To Hide Your Air Conditioner Unit

    Your AC unit, a necessity in most homes. It’s that big, ugly box that sits outside your house, sticking out amidst the beautiful landscaping you’ve worked so hard to create and maintain. You can’t change the face of your exterior air conditioning unit, but you can disguise it! Through some creative DIY and a bit […]


  • How To Clean Mold from Your Window Air Conditioner Safely

    Exposure to mold in the home can cause serious health problems. One hidden place that mold can grow is within your air conditioner; with air constantly circulating through the unit into your home, mold spores are picked up and pushed into your living areas. Be watchful for signs that mold could be lurking in your […]


  • How to Change Your Air Conditioner Filter

    Changing your air conditioner filter is an essential step in maintaining your air filter. Lucky for you, it is very easy to do, and inexpensive compared to the problems that can arise from dirty filters! To ease any confusion… Air Conditioner and Furnace Filters are the same thing. However, you may hear it referred to […]


  • How To Make A Decorative Air Return Vent Cover

    Let’s face it — when you think HVAC, you don’t think “stylish”. Many HVAC system components are visible inside the home, and while some people aren’t bothered by their presence, some homeowners would love to cover up or change out those eyesores. One not-so-attractive HVAC element that is present throughout the home is the return […]


  • What Can I Do To Help My Allergies At Home?

    Our HVAC question today comes from Jane in Dayton, Ohio: “I along with several members of my family suffer from seasonal allergies. It’s not just bad outdoors, but also affects us inside the home. With spring here, what can I do to get some relief? Cleaning just doesn’t seem to do the trick!” Winter is […]


  • 5 Simple Ways to Reduce Allergens In Your Home This Spring

    Spring can be a wonderful time of year…unless you’re one of the 50 million seasonal allergy sufferers in the U.S. For those people, spring can be one of the most miserable times of the year. Luckily, spring HVAC maintenance can drastically reduce the amount of allergens throughout the home and help to breathe easy.


  • HVAC Hacks: How To Save Money On Your AC Bill This Spring By Using Ceiling Fans

    In most places, spring is the time of year when homeowners open the windows and enjoy the warmer temperatures that the end of winter brings. When spring temperatures are cool, your home stays comfortable enough to keep the air conditioning (AC) off, saving you money. But, even in spring, temperatures can get uncomfortable.


  • How to Get Rid Of The 4 Most Common Allergens In Your Home

    Indoor allergens stink. They cause itchy throats, runny noses, constant sneezing and make it difficult for your family to breathe. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, nearly 40 million Americans suffer from indoor/outdoor allergies. Because indoor allergens are so common, they can be difficult to control, especially if you don’t know what […]