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Why Is Indoor Air Quality Important?

March 30, 2020
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Energy-efficient homes are more common than ever. Although they provide many benefits, including reducing overall energy usage and a smaller carbon footprint, they come with some disadvantages as well.  What Disadvantages? The most significant disadvantage is poor indoor air quality. Tightly sealed Howell area homes prevent heated and cooled air from escaping as easily, but…

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What Is Short Cycling?

March 23, 2020
Short Cycling

Short cycling is a term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) world to explain a situation where a furnace or air conditioner turns on and off too frequently. The “short cycle” is the period of time that your HVAC equipment is actually running, and the shorter this cycle, the harder your system…

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How Can Your HVAC Equipment Help Protect Against Coronavirus?

March 16, 2020
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The 1st Choice team is following all recommended protocol and caution to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Our staff will be wearing gloves, covering shoes and washing frequently throughout any visit to your home. We will wipe down anything we touch, including door handles and thermostats. Additionally if you or your family is…

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Video – Does Indoor Air Quality Affect My Pet?

February 27, 2020
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Protect your pets from indoor air pollution by changing your air filters regularly. 1st Choice Heating & Air Conditioning https://1stchoiceaircomfort.com/ 732-378-9189

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What Are the Basics of Furnace Filters?

February 15, 2020
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Furnace filters. They’re one of those items not really on the top of everyone’s minds, but they are important and can have a big impact. At 1st Choice Heating & Air Conditioning, we know with the right furnace filter, you can save money and improve your Howell indoor air quality (IAQ) in one fell swoop.…

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Video – Why Does My Furnace Smell Like Gas When I Turn It ON?

January 24, 2020
Woman trying to determine why her furnace has a smell like gas when she turned it on in her home.

You turn on your furnace, and you smell gas. What should you do? First assess what the smell most likely is, and you may not need to call anyone. Of course, if you’re still nervous because you just don’t know, turn off your furnace and give one of our highly trained technicians a call at…

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Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

January 15, 2020
couple trying to stay warm and determine why their furnace is blowing cold air in their home.

Did you finally turn your furnace on this winter only to have cold air blowing out of your vents? Or did your furnace stop working just when you started to need it most? There are a few reasons your furnace may be blowing cold air, and there a few things to check before you need…

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Happy New Year!

December 31, 2019
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From all of us at 1st Choice Heating and Air we will you and your family a happy new year and wish blessings for you in the new year.

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Video – What Should I Do If My Water Heater Is Leaking?

December 27, 2019
What to do if your water heater starts leaking in your home.

Is your water heater leaking? Here’s what you need to do: First, find the location of the leak. This will be helpful for you and your service technician. Turn off the power supply by switching the water heater circuit breaker to “off” for an electric water heater or by turning the dial to “off” on…

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How Can I Save Money on My Heating Bill This Winter?

December 16, 2019
Mom and daughter relaxing by the fire after learning how they can save money on their heating bill this winter.

Is your energy bill too high in the winter? Are you looking for ways to cut costs? There are a number of simple things you can do at home to save money. Some of them are bigger projects, but most are simple things you can do in your day-to-day life to help reduce your heat…

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1st Choice Heating and Air Conditioning proudly provides HVAC service to Howell, Sea Girt, Brick, Belmar and the surrounding communities. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 732-378-9189, or request service online today.