Duct Sealing Can Impact Your Home Comfort

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Duct Sealing Can Impact Your Home ComfortYour air ducts play a major role in keeping your home cool in Fresno’s hot, dry summers and in chasing away the chill during winter. Duct sealing helps your ducts do their job more efficiently so you can stay more comfortable and lower your bills.

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Do These Areas of Your Home Have Insulation?

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Do These Areas of Your Home Have Insulation?Energy costs are a concern for most homeowners. One of the most effective ways to control your energy costs is to install home insulation in certain key areas of your home. 

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Adding to Your Home? Learn About Your Air Conditioning Options

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Adding to Your Home? Learn About Your Air Conditioning OptionsAdding a new addition to your home is a multi-step endeavor. While interior and exterior designing can be part of the fun, you want to give thoughtful consideration to air conditioning options for home additions before breaking ground. Deliberate planning from the start is best to avoid costly oversights and mistakes. 

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Learn Why Having an HVAC Inspection Before You Buy a Home Is a Good Idea

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Learn Why Having an HVAC Inspection Before You Buy a Home Is a Good IdeaYou’re planning to buy a home. You’ve already had a home inspection and received the inspector’s disclaimer saying the HVAC system was “functional.” Does that mean it’s a good idea to go ahead and buy the home without having an HVAC professional perform an HVAC inspection? Probably not, and here’s why.

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5 Air Conditioner Sounds You Don’t Want to Hear

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

5 Air Conditioner Sounds You Don't Want to HearAny air conditioner sounds other than the soft whoosh of cool comfort flowing through the vents should draw your attention. They may not turn out to be mechanically significant, but noise that persists should be checked out by a qualified HVAC technician before it becomes more than a simple annoyance.

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Factors to Focus on During a New Home Construction

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Factors to Focus on During a New Home ConstructionInstead of buying a home, you’re building a new one from scratch. It’s a smart move, but how do you do it? What do you need to know to make sure your home is the best it can be? Here are five things to focus on when it comes to new home construction.

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Telltale Signs Your Home Needs a Professional Duct Cleaning

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Telltale Signs Your Home Needs a Professional Duct CleaningIn order for the ductwork in your home’s forced-air cooling and heating system to play its expected role, the ducts must be kept clean and free of dirt and other debris. The good news is that in most homes, a well-maintained HVAC system goes hand in hand with clean ductwork. Regular air filter maintenance will keep contaminants from collecting in the ducts, and properly sealed and connected duct sections will keep dirt, dust and other material from entering the system from outside. Annual preventative HVAC maintenance also will help ensure clean ducts.

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Essential HVAC System Question: Should You Repair or Replace?

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Essential HVAC System Question: Should You Repair or Replace?You rely on your HVAC system to keep your home comfortable year after year and your energy bills in check month after month. When your cooling or heating system shuts down during hot or cold weather, you may have a tough and time-sensitive decision on your hands: whether repair or replacement is the better option. Keep reading to see if these tips can make your decision a little clearer.

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How Your Air Ducts Impact the Performance of Your AC

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

The majority of homeowners utilizing whole-house cooling systems in Fresno, CA rely on air ducts in order to distribute cooled air throughout their homes. When your ductwork is in great working order, this is a very effective and reliable manner of doing so. However, there are problems which may develop with your ductwork which can negatively impact the operation of your air conditioning system. Our technicians have the tools and experience they need to help your air conditioner to overcome any such issues. If you have reason to suspect that your air ducts are impeding the overall performance of your residential cooling system, just let us know. Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning is here to help you get a better performance from your air ducts and your air conditioning system as a whole.

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Find a Pro to Design the Ducts for Your HVAC System

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Find a Pro to Design the Ducts for Your HVAC SystemDesigning ductwork for your new home or renovation isn’t something a homeowner should do on his own. To design HVAC ducts properly, professional know-how is necessary. Otherwise, you’ll risk having inefficient, non-effective ductwork in your home, and once ductwork has been designed and installed, it’s tough to fix if the design is faulty.

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