Touchstone Heating & Air Inc Blog : Archive for July, 2016

Do I Need a New Ductless System?

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Ductless systems can last quite a while, especially if you take proper care of them. However, no amount of maintenance and repairs will keep a ductless system going indefinitely. Sooner or later, you’re going to need to install a new system. It’s best that you be able to recognize the signs now, so that it doesn’t suddenly die on you. Let’s take a look at some of the indications that you need a new ductless system.

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The Problem of Short Cycling

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Have you noticed your air conditioner turning itself on and off every couple of minutes this summer? If so, you have a big problem. That behavior is called short cycling, and it places a huge amount of stress on the system. If you don’t call for repairs right away, you may end up replacing your air conditioner years sooner than you otherwise would. Read on to find out what causes short cycling, and the damage it can cause.

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Common Ductless Air Conditioning Problems to Watch for

Monday, July 11th, 2016

If you’re using a ductless system to keep cool this summer, you should keep an eye out for some common problems that may occur. The more you rely on your ductless system, the more strain you’re going to put it under and the more likely it’s going to be for problems to occur. Let’s take a look at some of the common ductless air conditioning problems you might run into this summer.

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What High-Efficiency HVAC System Is Right for My Starke Home?

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Did you just move into a new home that has an old and obsolete air conditioner? Are you concerned that your existing AC won’t make it through the summer?

Because of the significant role that your AC plays, investing in a new air conditioner is no small decision. While not every homeowner will want to splurge on a top of the line system, there are good reasons to consider a high-efficiency HVAC system, including improved energy efficiency, versatility, and longevity. Which one is right for you? 

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