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A Farewell to Freon: What Does It Mean for My AC System?

A Farewell to Freon: What Does It Mean for My AC System? For decades, the majority of vapor compression cooling systems — those found in practically every car, home and office in America — have worked their cooling magic by compressing a chemical compound known as R22, or Freon. This refrigerant is reliable, effective and…

2020 Thermostat Guide: Thermostat Replacement Options

2020 Thermostat Guide: Thermostat Replacement Options You can find a ton of articles by searching Google for “The Best Thermostats”, but rarely will you find information about your thermostat options.  It’s important for you to understand the differences between types of thermostats and evaluate the pros and cons of each before deciding on a replacement.…

Signs Your Thermostat is Broken and How to Fix It

Signs Your Thermostat is Broken and How to Fix It If you found this article then you are probably asking yourself, “Why is my thermostat not working?” Thermostats don’t have a set lifespan, but on average, you can expect them to last at least 10 years. After a decade, thermostats may start malfunctioning due to…

What To Do if Your Basement Floods?

What To Do if Your Basement Floods? There are several factors that can cause a basement to flood. Over-saturation of groundwater, broken sump pumps, backed up storm drains and busted pipes are just a few. It’s important you address this problem as soon as possible, before the damage from basement flooding continues to add up.…

What To Do if Your Basement Floods?

There are several factors that can cause a basement to flood. Over-saturation of groundwater, broken sump pumps, backed up storm drains and busted pipes are just a few. It’s important you address this problem as soon as possible, before the damage from basement flooding continues to add up. We have created a step by step…

Signs Your Thermostat is Broken and How to Fix It

If you found this article then you are probably asking yourself, “Why is my thermostat not working?” Thermostats don’t have a set lifespan, but on average, you can expect them to last at least 10 years. After a decade, thermostats may start malfunctioning due to aging wiring or dust accumulation. In this article, we’ll share…

2020 Thermostat Guide: Thermostat Replacement Options

You can find a ton of articles by searching Google for “The Best Thermostats”, but rarely will you find information about your thermostat options.  It’s important for you to understand the differences between types of thermostats and evaluate the pros and cons of each before deciding on a replacement. Types of Thermostats There are four…

A Farewell to Freon: What Does It Mean for My AC System?

For decades, the majority of vapor compression cooling systems — those found in practically every car, home and office in America — have worked their cooling magic by compressing a chemical compound known as R22, or Freon. This refrigerant is reliable, effective and cheap — but also, unfortunately, extremely detrimental to the environment. Nearly 50…

A Clean AC is a Cold AC: Cleaning Air Conditioner Coils

There is one quick and easy way to make sure your air conditioning system is operating more efficiently this summer, and it’s often overlooked by both homeowners and people who maintain commercial buildings. Keeping your central HVAC system clean inside and out is essential for proper operation — and if you don’t bother, you’re looking…

How Do I Become a Professional HVAC/R Technician in Kansas?

The HVAC/R business is booming and there’s no end in sight. Those looking for a secure career path that pays well may wish to consider working as a heating, ventilation and air conditioning/refrigeration technician. In 2019, the average HVAC/R tech in Wichita earns more than $54,000 a year, plus benefits that vary by employer. No…