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What temperature should I have my AC set at?

What is the ideal temperature to set my air conditioner at?The bigger the difference between the external temperature and the internal temperature of your home, the more work your air conditioning or furnace is going to have to do. It doesn’t matter how much...

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Aprilaire Humidity Settings

Relative Humidity Guide Aprilaire, like any other humidifier manufacturer, designs their humidifiers to maintain an indoor relative humidity of 35% at an indoor temperature of 70F, anytime the outdoor temperature is 20F or above. Some homes may be able to attain a...

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Repair or Replace?

The HVAC system is one of the most important and expensive parts of any home. As a result, homeowners face a difficult decision when the system starts flashing some warning signs. Homeowners must determine between repairing vs replacing. Any homeowner facing the...

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The Amana Brand

Purchasing an HVAC system has always been a matter of debate between low price and its ability to keep you comfortable. Amana is one of those few brands that has built diverse models of equipment, each one offering a unique set of features. The Best of AmanaIn the...

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Aprilaire Whole-House Humidifier Benefits

Balancing the humidity levels in your home is a very simple and important thing to do. Having too much moisture in the air can cause mold and mildew to grow in wet areas and attract unwanted insects and other creatures into your home. Not enough moisture in the air...

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4 HVAC Troubleshooting Tips For Winter

Most people take their HVAC system for granted until something goes wrong. If your furnace breaks down on you in the middle of an Iowa winter, things can get uncomfortable fast. We recommend trying these troubleshooting tips before calling an HVAC professional....

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Outdoor A/C Unit: Covered or Uncovered for Fall/Winter?

There are key times during the year that you need to do maintenance on your heating and cooling system. Early spring for your air conditioner, and early in the fall for your furnace. Outside of that maintenance schedule, people wonder if their outside air conditioning...

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Is Your HVAC System Ready for Winter?

Fall is here and winter is just around the corner, is your HVAC system ready for the freezing Iowa temps? Here are some tips on how to help you get your HVAC system prepared for the cold days ahead! MAINTENANCE Spring and Fall are the best times of year to schedule...

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4 Tips For When Your AC Stops Working

Check Your Air Filter Air filters are what separates the hot, dusty air, from clean, cool bliss. It’s very important that you keep track of when you last replaced your air filter so you can coordinate getting a new one to keep your system clean. Having a clogged...

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