Air Conditioning Articles

3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

August 10, 2022
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A major part of your health relies on getting a good night’s sleep. That’s why it’s important to run your AC during the night.

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Commercial HVAC: What to Know About Heating and Cooling Your Business

June 6, 2022
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No matter the situation, our Comfort Now By Bob McAllister professionals are here to answer your questions about commercial heating and cooling. We can provide recommendations on the best system for you.

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VIDEO – When Do I Need To Replace My Air Conditioner?

May 31, 2022
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The central air conditioning system is a simple pleasure of everyday life. Your home should be a place where you can relax. On a hot day, cool air is essential to your relaxation. If you take good care of your air conditioner with annual inspections and monthly filter swaps, it should last 10 to 15 years.

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What Are the Benefits of Wi-Fi Thermostats?

May 14, 2022

Outdoor temperatures here in New Jersey can either be extremely high or low, depending on the season. You need reliable heating and cooling, and a Wi-Fi thermostat can help you achieve just that.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

May 6, 2022
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It’s normal for your air conditioner to create some noise when running—that simply means it’s working. Although older units are typically louder than newer ones, all air conditioning noises are not the same.

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The Importance of Spring AC Maintenance 

March 31, 2022
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Warmer weather is around the corner. As you write up your spring cleaning checklist, be sure to include air conditioner maintenance.

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Does an AC Kill Mold?

August 20, 2021
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Comfort Now can guide you on ridding your home of the mold and help maintain your HVAC system to prevent the mold from recurring.

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How to Properly Size an AC System

July 23, 2021
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Our team would like to share tips on how to select the best-sized air conditioner for your particular household.

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Can Salt Air Corrode My Air Conditioner?

June 21, 2021
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Comfort Now is well versed on the possible damage salt air can wreak on your home’s HVAC system. Call us today.

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Common AC Problems and Solutions

June 10, 2021
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Our team wants you to be prepared to solve these common air conditioning issues so you can stay cool this summer.

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Video – The Importance of Air Conditioner Maintenance

May 20, 2021
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The best time of year to have your AC serviced is spring, even if you reside in a locale with pretty warm weather all year long.

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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

April 21, 2021
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Getting your air conditioning unit maintained in the Spring ensures that your home’s system will run during the hottest months.

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

April 9, 2021
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We want you to know all about your air conditioner and what it takes for your trusted investment to keep running.

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8 Tips to Cool Your Home Better During a Heat Wave

July 10, 2019

Let’s face it…it’s been freakin’ hot out this summer! It’s only the early part of July and we’ve already had a couple of solid heat waves…and the worst is yet to come! According to many indicators analyzed by the U.S. Global Change Research program, current heat wave frequency and the length of our recent heat…

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Understanding the Impact of Salt Air on Your Air Conditioner

July 11, 2018

If you’re a homeowner at the Jersey Shore, you have probably seen the effects of the corrosive salt atmosphere around your property. At a minimum, electrical fixtures & exterior door hardware tend to deteriorate quickly, outdoor furniture can fall apart prematurely and windows get grimy.

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The Best Kind Of Air Conditioner for Shore Homes

October 13, 2016

The salt in the air, mist, and blown in by the wind can set up shop on the heat exchange fins in your air conditioning units, causing them to start to corrode. Ironically, the metals that make for the most efficient heat exchange in a/c units are also metals that are prone to corrosion when exposed to salt air. In fact, air conditioning units that might last 10-15 years inland can end up with corrosion requiring replacement in 3 -5 years in some coastal areas.

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