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How Does My Air Conditioner Work?

June 29, 2018

An air conditioner is a standard appliance in interior comfort. The Energy Information Administration reports that 87% of homes have an AC unit and they account for almost 20% of yearly electricity consumption in the US. At Answer Heating & Cooling, we believe that knowledge is power – the more you know about the appliances…

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3 Signs You May Need a New AC

May 25, 2018

Air conditioning is crucial for comfort once summer officially hits here in Midland, MI. A well maintained AC unit, with yearly inspections and monthly filter changes, can last up to 10 or 15 years. So how do you know if you need repairs for your unit or if you need a replacement? 1. Age How…

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The Phaseout of R-22

April 26, 2018

No doubt you’ve heard of Freon®, the refrigerant gas used in your air conditioner. But maybe you haven’t heard of or made the connection with its generic name––R-22 (refrigerant 22), or HCFC-22 (hydrochlorofluorocarbon 22). And maybe you also haven’t heard that by the year 2020, it’s being phased out of usage here in the U.S.…

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Clogged Air Filters

March 20, 2018

Air filters are used to keep the air in your home or office clean, and to keep your furnace or air conditioner clean. Dirt from the air can clog your air filter and cause your appliances to work double time to get air through your home. This extra effort can cause some serious problems, including…

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Why is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

February 15, 2018

Did your furnace suddenly start blowing cold air out of your vents? Here in Midland, MI, cold air blowing around inside your home is unacceptable. At Answer Heating & Cooling, we are here to keep you warm and toasty this winter. If you are having problems with your furnace, check these things first and then…

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Thermostat Furnace Fan Setting: On vs. Auto

January 15, 2018

On your thermostat, there’s a furnace-fan setting for either “On” or “Auto.” Which option is the best choice? There are devotees of both settings, each believing their setting is the optimum one to choose. But in reality, it’s more of a pros-and-cons type of situation. It really depends on which benefits are a priority for…

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Furnace Filter Overview

December 12, 2017

Your furnace filter is the unsung hero of your furnace. It quietly does its job without any fuss and allows the rest of the furnace to do its job. It’s not a complicated item, but there are things you need to know about it to allow it to correctly do its job. Purpose The main…

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Why is my Furnace Leaking Water?

November 16, 2017

You just discovered there’s a puddle water on the floor in front of your furnace. What does this mean? Why would your furnace be leaking water? In most cases, it’s not a big repair, so don’t panic. It could be a few different things. However, you will need a certified professional to take a look…

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Fall Indoor Air Quality

October 24, 2017

With fall now upon us in Midland, MI, cooler temperatures are here to stay. This transition from one season to another most definitely affects your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ). In cooler weather, people tend to spend more time indoors at home, so it’s important to be sure your IAQ is protected. How is IAQ…

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The Importance of Fall Maintenance

September 6, 2017

As the saying goes, “time and tide wait for no one.” Whether you’re prepared or not, the summer months and warmer weather are gone, moving aside for fall and cooler temps. That means here in Midland, MI, you need to think about preparing your HVAC system for fall maintenance. Maintaining your heating and cooling equipment…

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