Hagerstown Heating & Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘AC Repair’

How HVAC Maintenance Prevents the Need for Repairs

Monday, September 11th, 2023

As a homeowner, there are a seemingly endless number of maintenance tasks that you need to stay on top of to protect your biggest investment: your home. It can also seem at times like your home is a money pit, with things going wrong that require a costly fix.

That’s why so many homeowners neglect routine maintenance of their HVAC equipment. Not only do they think it’s something they can’t afford to get, but it can also seem like just one more task that they don’t have time to schedule.

But what if we told you that paying for maintenance easily pays for itself in multiple ways? It’s true! HVAC maintenance protects your warranty, decreases utility bills, increases efficiency, and most important of all, guards against the need for furnace and AC repair. Keep reading to learn about all the benefits of routine check ups.

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AC Refrigerant Scams To Be Aware Of

Monday, June 5th, 2023

Your home’s air conditioner is a complex piece of machinery and understanding the basics of how it works is something every homeowner should know. It’s especially important to understand refrigerants because common AC scams often revolve around this vital component. 

Refrigerant is the chemical that’s primarily responsible for your AC’s ability to cool your home. With the help of the compressor, condenser, and evaporator, various pressures are imposed on the refrigerant causing it to transform physically between liquid and gas states. As its pressure changes, it absorbs or gives off heat to the air passing over the coils, changing its temperature. This cool, conditioned air is then sent to the rooms of your home.

At Hagerstown Heating & Cooling, not only do we pride ourselves on being an honest and ethical business, but we also firmly believe in educating our customers so they can avoid being the victims of such scams. Let’s discuss common scams that shady HVAC contractors employ involving refrigerants. For honest AC repairs, you can always rely on us. 

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Be Aware of These 4 Common HVAC Scams

Monday, May 22nd, 2023

There’s nothing worse than having your air conditioner break down on the hottest day of the year. Well, there is one thing that’s worse, and that’s having an HVAC contractor give you a repair quote that’s misleading or false. 

Unfortunately, there are HVAC companies that don’t operate in the most ethical ways. That’s why it’s important to know the signs of common HVAC scams. At Hagerstown Heating & Cooling, we pride ourselves on our honesty. In fact, it’s our motto: Honesty At Its Best. Let’s go over 4 red flags that mean you’re dealing with an unscrupulous company.

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