Mesaba Heating & Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Clear Benefits of a Duct Cleaning Appointment

Monday, August 21st, 2023

It’s been around fifty years since the majority of new homes started to be constructed with ductwork for central air conditioning. Some homes that age still have that original ductwork! Even when ductwork isn’t half a century old, it can be a little mysterious. You can’t see inside of it, and even the outsides of the ducts are usually tucked in out-of-the-way places you don’t look at very often. How can you tell what’s going on in your ductwork? With a little help from a duct cleaning service, you can get a clear view and a fresh start. 

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What Does the SEER2 Rating Mean?

Monday, July 24th, 2023

If you’ve seen the terms SEER and SEER2, or heard about air conditioner efficiency requirements changing, you might have some questions. How are these ratings calculated? What’s the difference between SEER and SEER2? Why were the standards changed? What makes an air conditioner more efficient? We’ve got some answers for you. 

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Stay Cool This Summer with 5 Tips

Monday, July 10th, 2023

Electricity is expensive, and new air conditioners are, too. For the next few months, you’re going to need to keep your home cool. How can you keep your bills down, your air conditioner in good condition, and your home as cool and comfortable as possible? Follow these 5 recommendations.

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Our Guide to Choosing Your Next AC

Monday, June 26th, 2023

Welcome to summer, a season of gorgeous weather, outdoor fun, and… suddenly being aware of just how well—or poorly—your air conditioner is working. Many folks are just now thinking about the condition of their AC unit and having concerns about whether they might need to get a new one before the summer is out. If AC replacement is on the horizon for you, there are a lot of options available. You should consider all these possibilities before making your choice.

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What Noises CAN Your AC Make?

Monday, June 12th, 2023

We all know that a funny noise can indicate a problem with a complex system, whether that’s a car, dishwasher, furnace, or your air conditioner. But sometimes it can be hard to tell whether a sound might mean something is wrong or if it is a perfectly normal noise that you shouldn’t worry about. While it’s good to know what AC noises mean it’s time to call for repairs, it’s also good to know what noises are just the sound of normal operation. Here’s a rundown of the sounds that a perfectly-happy air conditioner might make while it’s running smoothly.

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Is It Time to Replace or Repair?

Monday, May 1st, 2023

Spring might be slow to warm up in Minnesota, and there might be some snowy setbacks, but we’re really getting there, folks. And with springtime comes the task of getting ready for summer. Is your air conditioner ready for another season of keeping you and your home comfortable and cool? Or do you have some doubts? This is the perfect time to consider whether you should have a problematic air conditioner repaired, or whether it’s time for a new one.

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Tips for Maintaining a Heat Pump

Monday, April 17th, 2023

If you have a heat pump, it’s likely that you’re delighted with it. They are great systems for many reasons. But like any complex appliance, things can go wrong on occasion. How can you avoid having problems crop up with your heat pump just when you need it most in the summer heat? By properly maintaining it.

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Your Air Conditioner Shouldn’t Be Making These Noises

Monday, March 20th, 2023

Unfortunately, no air conditioner will ever operate completely silently. But there are good noises and bad noises, and it’s important to recognize when a sound from your air conditioner is a signal that something is wrong. The good noises are simple and consistent: the compressor makes a humming sound during cooling cycles, and you can also hear the fan whirring. What air conditioner noises are a sign of trouble and should have you calling for repairs right away? Here are some things to keep an ear out for.

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Your New AC Selection Guide

Monday, August 22nd, 2022

If you’re thinking about replacing your air conditioner, you’ve probably realized that there are a wide variety of systems designed to cool your home. How can you know which one is best?

Well, it’s not so much a matter of one air conditioning method being truly better than another. It’s more a matter of determining which options work best for your unique home and for your personal needs. A helpful professional in air conditioning installation in Eveleth, MN can assess those things with you and provide expert guidance as you make your choice. But in the meantime, it may help to have a clearer sense of what your options are.

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7 Ways to Get the Most Out Of Your AC

Monday, August 8th, 2022

What do you do to keep your home cool all summer long? While you may think adjusting the thermostat is all you can do, there are other steps to help you get the most out of air conditioning in Virginia, MN. As the heat of summer continues, it becomes even more important to take steps to get better effectiveness and efficiency out of your system. Here’s how to do that.

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