When the summer heat kicks in and you're trying to stay cool, it's important to know that your air conditioner is up to the task.  The same is true when it's cold and the furnace is on the fritz.  You never want to be in this scenario and not know who or where to turn to get reliable and professional HVAC help that can get your home back to comfortable levels.  Finding local HVAC pros near you is a lot easier when you can read reviews and see ratings from real customers who have used the heating and cooling service in the past.

It's always good to know what questions to ask and the tips for hiring an HVAC contractor, as well as cost to install a new A/C and the difference betwen HVAC brands.

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Air Conditioning
Your A/C Unit should last for 15 or more years. But a neglected unit can konk out after seven years. HVAC experts list ways you may be killing your unit.
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Air ConditioningIndoor Air Quality
UV lights can help prevent allergens in your HVAC system, but they can be costly to install.
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Air Conditioning
Take advantage of noise-reduction technologies when you upgrade your air conditioner, or consider tips for muffling sound on your existing AC unit.
In Florida, air conditioners are great for cooling your home and removing humidity. But over time, damp air can cause mold to grow. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Chris O. of Orlando, Florida)
Air ConditioningMold Removal and RemediationAir Duct CleaningIndoor Air Quality
A pro shares tips on how to clean your A/C, prevent mold and breathe easy.
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Furnaces & Home Heating SystemsHiring a ContractorAir ConditioningHVAC Maintenance
Does HVAC certification matter? Understanding certification and licensing can help you make informed HVAC hiring decisions.