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Whole Home Humidifiers

September 21, 2018

There are many reasons you may or may not want a humidifier in your home. A whole home humidifier increases the comfort level in your home and it can decrease your annual energy cost. The humidity level in your home actually causes you to use more or less heat. Having air that is humidified to…

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Why is my Air Conditioner Blowing Hot Air?

August 27, 2018

Well, the sun is shining in Howell, NJ, which means it might be time to spend the day by the pool. It also means that it is time to turn on your AC. What happens when you turn on your air conditioning unit and it blows hot or warm air? There are many reasons this…

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Why is my Air Conditioner freezing up?

August 8, 2018

One of the more common and frustrating things that can happen to your Air Conditioning Unit is a freeze up. This is when a layer of ice forms on the outside of your AC unit. Whether you have a window unit or a central air system the causes and effects of this, as well as…

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Do Air Conditioners Kill Mold?

July 31, 2018

Your air conditioners can do several things––keep your home’s indoor air cooler than outdoor temperatures, help to keep indoor airborne allergens at bay, and help to your home’s humidity low. But one thing it cannot do is kill mold. It can help prevent mold, but once it exists, your air conditioner cannot kill it. If…

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What Maintenance do Ductless Units Need?

July 25, 2018

A ductless, or mini-split, heating and cooling system is a splendid choice for your home and a worthwhile investment. It offers many benefits, and you can enjoy them all for years to come if you maintain the system on a consistent basis. You definitely want to protect your investment. By not keeping up with the…

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Don’t Skip Your AC Maintenance

June 25, 2018

An air conditioner, just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At 1st Choice Heating & Air Conditioning we recommend getting your AC unit serviced and cleaned at least once a year. You should do this in the Spring to ensure that your unit will run with the most efficiency during…

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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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How to Save Money on Your Air Conditioning and Energy Bill in the Summer.

May 21, 2018

The US Department of Energy says that air conditioning can account for up to 47% of your utility bill. At 1st Choice Heating & Air Conditioning, we take energy efficiency seriously. Here in New Jersey we understand that air conditioning is crucial for comfort during the hot months and our advice may help you save…

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Video: Replace Your Air Filter

May 15, 2018

Change your Howell HVAC filters regularly, as recommended which is usually at least every three months. A good HEPA filter will catch the particles before they reach your lungs. There’s so much floating in the air our eyes can’t see and changing your filter as recommended makes all the difference.

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Common Mistakes to Avoid When Purchasing A New Air Conditioner

April 30, 2018

The Wrong Sized Unit. It is easy to buy a unit too large or too small for your space. A larger unit does not necessarily mean more cooling power. Each AC system is designed for certain sized spaces, different cooling needs, household age, etc. A unit that is too large or too small is inefficient…

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