Preparing Your Thermostat for Heating Season

October 15, 2019

When the dark, frigid depths of winter arrive in Dexter, you’ll want to feel confident that your thermostat is up to the task of keeping your home warm. This isn’t as easy as simply switching your thermostat from cooling to heating. Instead, you’ll want to do a few important but simple tasks to make sure your thermostat is prepared for cold weather. Replace Thermostat Batteries Most modern thermostats are battery-powered, so the batteries will need to be freshened up to keep the thermostat running during winter. Batteries last about six months on average, so if you haven’t changed your batteries...

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Planning for Your HVAC Service Visit

September 10, 2019

Getting your HVAC system serviced on a regular basis plays a part in keeping it running in an efficient way. On the day of your service appointment, there are a few things you can do to prepare for your HVAC service visit. Make Sure the Area is Clear Around Your HVAC System Is your heating and cooling system located in a utility room in your home? Maybe it’s located in your basement. No matter where your heating and cooling system is located in your home, it’s a good idea to clear the area around it before your service appointment. Some...

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Is It Time to Upgrade to a New Air Conditioner?

August 5, 2019

has been handling the summer cooling needs of the Dexter area since 1974. We know how much you depend on your air conditioner to make it through the hot Missouri summers. We also know that your air conditioner is a serious investment in your home. You want the unit to last as long as possible, but every air conditioner will need to be replaced eventually. There are a number of signs that you might need a new air conditioner. How Efficient Is It? When you first install an air conditioner, it will run at peak performance. However, after a few...

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3 Easy Ways to Be More Energy Efficient

July 16, 2019

Summer in Dexter, MO means sun, sweltering heat, and intense humidity. During the rest of the year, winter brings freezing temperatures and snow. The only place you can look forward to having a steady temperature is in the comfort of your own home. While there’s simply no way to have your heating and cooling system run all year for free, implementing a few energy efficiency tips can seriously cut down on how much energy your home consumes. Our experienced HVAC technicians at recommend these top three ways to make your Dexter home more energy efficient. 1. Program Your Thermostat Programmable...

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Debunking 3 Cooling System Myths

June 10, 2019

Rumors and myths often keep people from noticing real cooling system issues. Every myth starts with a smidgen of truth. That’s why debunking these falsehoods takes a little bit of explaining. 1. An Air Conditioning Unit Is More Efficient in the Shade People are cooler in the shade, so the assumption is that everything else is too. The science of it does prove a unit may stay cooler, but it is not enough to support the myth. The change in electric bills is not enough to go on a bush-planting adventure. The cooling unit’s size plays the largest factor in...

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How to Select the Ideal HVAC Contractor

May 21, 2019

When you are searching for an HVAC contractor, it’s important to find a company that you can trust to complete your projects correctly and on time. There are multiple steps you can take to ensure that you’ve chosen the right business to handle your heating and cooling job. Here are a few things that you should look for whenever you’re in need of an HVAC professional. Search for Experience While a new contractor can still do good work, a seasoned heating and cooling company is often a trustworthy source of quality service. A business that has decades of experience in...

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