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Monmouth County, New Jersey Spring Cleaning for Your HVAC System: Tips for Optimal Performance

March 25, 2024

As the season changes and the warmer weather approaches, it’s time to give your HVAC system a little TLC with some spring cleaning. Your HVAC system works hard year-round to keep your home comfortable, and regular maintenance is essential to ensure it continues to operate efficiently and effectively. In this blog, we’ll explore some practical…

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Preparing Your Home for New Jersey Allergy Season: How HVAC Can Help

March 19, 2024

As flowers bloom and trees bud, the arrival of spring brings with it warmer weather and the promise of outdoor adventures. However, for many people, it also signals the start of allergy season, ushering in sneezing, congestion, and itchy eyes. While you can’t control the pollen levels outside, you can take steps to minimize allergens…

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Smart Investments, Cozy Returns: How Buying a New HVAC System Can Save You Money in New Jersey

December 21, 2023

Amidst the brisk winter months of New Jersey, ensuring a warm and comfortable home transcends luxury; it becomes an indispensable necessity. If you’re encountering escalating energy bills or notice your HVAC system struggling to maintain desired temperatures, it could signify the need for a significant investment. Join us as we unravel the life-changing benefits of…

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Stay Warm, Save Energy: Tips for Efficient Heating During Fall’s Chill

October 31, 2023

As the leaves paint the landscape with vibrant hues of red and gold, and the air turns crisper with each passing day, there’s no denying that fall is here. It’s a season for cozy sweaters, pumpkin-spiced everything, and the comforting warmth of our homes. However, along with the beauty of autumn, there’s the reality of…

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Preparing Your HVAC System for Fall: Essential Maintenance Tips

October 27, 2023

As the days grow shorter and temperatures start to dip, it’s time to shift our focus from air conditioning to heating. Fall is the ideal time to prepare your HVAC system for the upcoming cooler months, ensuring your home remains comfortable and energy-efficient. Seasonal maintenance not only enhances performance but also extends the lifespan of…

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Buying an Older Home: HVAC Checklist

February 14, 2023
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Trane has some great guidance on buying a system for an older home. Here are some of there suggestions for what to ask your inspector during your home evaluation. When purchasing an older home, make sure the HVAC system is working properly. HVAC Home Buying Checklist 1. Check the furnace With any home purchase, make…

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HVAC Ways to Go Green in Your Home

March 17, 2021
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Going green is all the rage. And it’s understandable why. We all have a responsibility to care for the world around us for future generations. You probably already take at least small steps to do things like reduce, reuse, and recycle.

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Video – Do I Need to Schedule a HVAC Maintenance Appointment?

September 29, 2020

Just like a regular physical, a regularly scheduled maintenance appointment can help find and diagnose problems that would be otherwise invisible to you because the signs are not easily seen or heard. So often we notice problems only because we miss the benefit we lost when something stops working.

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Video: Unusual HVAC Noises

June 15, 2018

If you hear any unusual noise coming from your HVAC unit, please turn it off and call us at 732-835-4399. Don’t attempt any kind of repair without consulting an HVAC certified technician first.

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Mini-Splits—Making Life a Breeze!

May 16, 2017

Discover an Easy and Efficient Way to Keep Cool Mini-splits. You might have heard of them before, but don’t quite know what they are. If this is the case, you’re not alone. Most people are unfamiliar with mini-splits and what they do. Which is a shame, because they do quite a lot! When we’re not…

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What to Do About R-22?

April 14, 2017

Don’t Sweat It With 1st Choice It’s happened to everyone. You find a food you love and suddenly it disappears from the shelves. After some digging, you learn the thing you crave has been discontinued. Well, food isn’t the only thing that gets phased out. Currently, the government is weeding out R-22 refrigerant. Labeled as…

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What Does NATE-Certified Mean for You?

February 10, 2017

Why You Should Expect This Credential From Your HVAC Provider Would you feel comfortable having your surgery performed by a doctor who lacked the proper credentials? Or how about getting your taxes done by an accountant who skipped the necessary training? So, why should you expect any less with your HVAC technician? The answer is,…

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The Price is Right!

December 16, 2016

Get All the Answers You Need With Our Transparent Pricing When you’re at a restaurant, you get a bill that lists each food item and its cost. And after you go to the doctor, you get a bill that shows everything you were charged for—down to the very last test. Why shouldn’t there be the…

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Turkey Talk: the Benefits of Custom HVAC Design

November 15, 2016

Make Smart Choices With Your Home Comfort (and Thanksgiving Feast) Compare two things side-by-side, and you can almost always find similarities. Take, for instance, choosing the right HVAC system versus choosing the right Thanksgiving turkey. Just like there are plenty of turkeys in the supermarket to choose from, there are several HVAC companies in Holmdel,…

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Making Waves with Our New Maintenance Plans

October 14, 2016

Enjoy Year-Round Comfort with Routine Tune-Ups Summer storms might be through for the year, but there’s another fear on the horizon for Jersey Shore homeowners: hurricanes. In a matter of days, an approaching storm can go from mild to monstrous. As you check your phone for the latest hurricane updates, there’s something else to consider:…

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Choosing the Right HVAC Company

September 15, 2016

Qualities to Look For in Your Search Summertime is coming to an end at the Jersey Shore. Thankfully, though, September brings with it an assortment of seasonal delights: falling leaves, pumpkin-spiced treats, and, of course, crisp fall weather. With the arrival of chillier temperatures, a reliable heating option turns from an option to a necessity—leaving…

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How to Avoid the Five Most Common Contracting Rip-Offs

May 28, 2015

Ask your HVAC contractor to take care of these items: Install a new flue pipe to bring the furnace up to code. Utilize proper angles, sizes and clearances when putting the flue pipe in. Establish a level foundation or slab for your air conditioner to sit on. Provide experienced and trained technicians. Know the requirements…

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Three Simple Ways to Save Money on Your Next HVAC Service

May 28, 2015

Recommendation #1: Make a commitment to get your HVAC equipment serviced. The longer you wait, the sooner it will wear out. Seriously consider a maintenance contract. Regular HVAC service will extend the life of your equipment and help maintain its efficiency. Recommendation #2: Do something about indoor air pollution. Maintain good quality air in your…

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Six Costly Misconceptions About Heating & Air Conditioning Contracting

May 28, 2015

Misconception #1: As long as it’s running, it’s okay. Not necessarily. Heating and air conditioning equipment often appears to be running fine, but may be on the brink of failure. Furnaces can have cracked heat exchangers and appear to run properly. However, they are leaking carbon monoxide and creating a very dangerous situation. Air conditioners…

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Eight Mistakes People Make When Selecting an HVAC Contractor—and How to Avoid Them

May 28, 2015

Mistake #1: Selecting an HVAC contractor based on lowest price only. We know it’s tempting to choose a contractor based on price alone. We get it. When you’re staring at a quote that’s above what you were expecting, it’s hard to look beyond the number to the details behind it. But take a deep breath…

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