Are You in Need of Duct Replacement?

September 26th, 2022
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The ductwork throughout your home is one of the hidden systems within it that you don’t really see or notice until there is a problem.

Most of the time, the ducts don’t need a lot of repair work, but over time, as the home ages, it may become necessary. New ductwork installation in Perrysburg, OH, may be a necessary step in some situations.

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“Can I Get an AC Tune-Up Now?”

September 12th, 2022

The only situation in which it can be considered “too late” for an AC tune-up, or what we call air conditioning maintenance, is if your air conditioner has completely broken down and no repair can get it back up and running.

However, this is not likely, unless your air conditioner is 10-15+ years old. Read on to learn why it’s never too late to get air conditioning maintenance done, and why it’s so important.

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Is a Ductless System the Right Choice for Your Home?

August 15th, 2022
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When you see the term ductless cooling, it’s likely to conjure up images of a window air conditioning unit, or a portable air conditioner that otherwise does not have to utilize any type of ductwork.

This isn’t what a true ductless HVAC system is, though! In fact, ductless HVAC systems, professionally installed by the team here at AW Heating & Cooling, is so much better and more efficient than these systems. Read on to learn more!

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The #1 AC Myth We Want to Debunk

August 1st, 2022
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Although the internet gives us plenty of information right at our fingertips, there are still many misconceptions and myths that persist– especially about air conditioning units. One that seems to confuse people the most is the purpose of AC refrigerant. However, we at AW Heating & Cooling, your premier company for AC service in Maumee OH, are going to break it all down for you and bust the #1 AC myth. 

In this article, we’ll explain what refrigerant does for your AC. Then we will cover some of the signs to look out for when there’s a leak and why it’s a problem if there is one.

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Should I Have a Smart Thermostat Installed?

July 18th, 2022
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Although they are often considered an afterthought, thermostats are actually an essential part of any functional HVAC system. Nevertheless, since most people hardly pay attention to them, they may also not be aware of the fact that they come in many forms. For instance, smart thermostats are one of the latest breakthroughs in the HVAC sector. With that in mind, here is an overview of the benefits of installing a smart thermostat in your home. 

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Signs That It’s Time for an AC Upgrade

July 4th, 2022
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There will come a time in every homeowner’s life when they will need to replace a major appliance. Hopefully, you won’t need to replace more than one at once! But if it’s your air conditioner, it’s going to be an expensive replacement for sure.

This may lead you to trying to go with the lowest priced air conditioner you can, but we really encourage you to remember the adage, “you get what you pay for.” So long as your air conditioner is properly maintained throughout the years, a well-installed and properly matched air conditioner will work very efficiently, lowering your monthly energy costs.

But what if you don’t know how to tell when it’s time for an AC upgrade? Well fortunately, we’ve shared some signs below!

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How to Tell If Your AC Needs Help

June 20th, 2022
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How often do you think about your AC unit? Probably only when it isn’t working correctly, right? 

Your poor AC unit is working hard to keep you cool all summer long. The least you can do is offer it a little help when it needs repairs. 

How do you know if your AC unit needs help? Here are a few common signs to watch for. 

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How Often Do Air Conditioners Need to Be Replaced?

June 6th, 2022
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If you live in a tropical climate or one that is known for warm springs and sticky summers, owning an air conditioner is essential. Nevertheless, it will need to be replaced with regular use sooner or later. However, learning how often air conditioners need to be replaced will give you an advantage in this matter. With that in mind, the following is an overview of some signs that your air conditioner needs to be replaced.

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Central AC Systems Versus Ductless Systems

May 23rd, 2022
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When it comes to air conditioning systems, you have two main options: central or ductless systems. However, since many people are unaware of their choices, they fail to consider which option works best for their unique needs fully. Nevertheless, each of these systems has differences that make them useful in different environments. 

Either way, central AC systems are traditional systems that many choose because of familiarity. With that in mind, the following is a closer look at ductless systems and how they measure up to central AC systems. 

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The Top Reasons a Tankless Water Heater Might Be the Right Choice

May 9th, 2022
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Choosing the best water heater for your needs can be a complex decision. Indeed, many are unaware of what their water heater choices are until they are put in the position where they need to purchase one.

However, in those cases, there may not be enough time to do your own research to determine which type of water heater is best for you. With that in mind, the following is an overview of the reasons a tankless water heater might be the right choice. 

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