How to Prep Your AC System Before Vacation

Stop newspaper delivery – check. Shut off the water supply to prevent flooding – check. Have a neighbor keep an eye on your house and water your plants – check. While there is no doubt plenty of other pre-vacation planning and preparation measures on your list, have...

An Update on Freon Availability for Your AC System

There was a time when you didn’t think twice about authorizing a refrigerant refill for your AC system. You just got it done. That’s when R-22 refrigerant (more commonly known as Freon) was $5 – $10 a pound. That time is now behind us. Decades ago, it was discovered...

How to Hide Your Outdoor AC Unit

During the summer months, your central AC system is likely your favorite major appliance – with the fridge’s ice maker perhaps in second place. Yet the condenser – the system component of an AC system located outside of a house – isn’t exactly easy on the eyes. Don’t...