Murphy's Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Blog:Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioner’

3 Useful Upgrades to Your Air Conditioner

Monday, August 7th, 2017

air-conditioningAir conditioners see daily use every summer, and this year is no different. High heat and higher humidity can be actively dangerous to sensitive family members, and a good air conditioner is as important to your home as plumbing and electricity this time of year. To a certain extent, higher monthly cooling costs are inevitable during the summer, since your system is going to run more often than it does the rest of the year.

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Can Your Home Benefit from a Zone Control System?

Monday, July 24th, 2017

AC-zone-controlSummer can get hot in our neck of the woods, and if you’re a homeowner, you need to ensure that your air conditioner works as intended every time you turn it on. To do otherwise can impact your family’s health as much as their comfort levels: sensitive members of the household can suffer serious maladies from excess heat.

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Commercial Air Conditioning Repairs Must Be Fast

Monday, July 10th, 2017

A commercial air cocommercial-air-cndtioningnditioning system has to do much more than a simple residential system does. And when trouble comes, it rarely comes at a good time. A reliable professional air conditioning service is vital during such times, especially in the summer when our weather becomes so hot. Not only must your service understand the specifics of commercial air conditioning, but they need to move very quickly in order to do the job. While a residence may be able to sit tight for a day or two and wait for repairs, commercial systems have no such luxury.

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How Can You Tell if Your Air Conditioner Needs Repairs?

Monday, June 26th, 2017

air-conditioning-repairWith the official arrival of summer last week, your air conditioning system will be called upon to provide cool, comfortable air on a daily basis. The last thing you want is to experience an unexpected breakdown just when the temperature hits 100 degrees: forcing you to scramble for repairs while your home slowly turns into an oven. The sooner you can spot the signs of a problem with your air conditioner the better.

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Pay Attention to Power Levels in a New AC

Monday, May 29th, 2017


Springtime is the time of year when homeowners give their old air conditioners a thorough look to determine if they can handle another summer of work. If they can’t, then now makes an excellent time to handle a replacement. Doing so lets you take advantage of a newer, more efficient air conditioning in time for summer: saving you money with improved efficiency and other features as well. It also lets you enjoy your summer air conditioning without worrying about an older system breaking down right as the biggest heat water of the year hits.

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Schedule a Service Session for Your Air Conditioner

Monday, March 20th, 2017

We’ve had a long and wild winter here in Pennsylvania, but spring has officially arrived, and with it, those cold winter storms will soon give way to high temperatures and higher humidity levels. Now is the perfect time to check your air conditioner out for any signs of trouble, by scheduling a service session from a trained technician. Doing so now gives you several weeks of comparatively cool weather to work with. Not only does that let you schedule the session at a time that is convenient to you, but if further work on your system is needed, you can get it taken care of before you have need of the air conditioner on a regular basis.

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Replace Your Old AC Unit This Spring

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

With the arrival of spring comes higher temperatures, and soon enough summer will be here again. High heat and higher humidity are common during the summer months, and without a reliable air conditioner, your home can turn into an oven very quickly. If your older AC unit is on its last legs and you’re not sure it can handle another season of daily use, now is the time to get it replaced: before it’s needed in earnest and while you still have time to plan and prepare for the operation properly. But is your existing air conditioner truly on its last legs, and what should you look for if you need a replacement? Here’s a few quick tips to help you out.

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