Air Conditioning Articles

3 Signs It’s Time for a New AC

April 15, 2024
3 Signs It’s Time for a New AC. Man in his living room sitting on a deckchair with his feet in a mini pool reading a book.

Should you repair or replace? That’s always the big question when it comes to major home systems like air conditioning (AC).

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Video – Energy Saving Tip 3

March 29, 2024
Video - Energy Saving Tip 3. Woman opening door.

Close your blinds on sun-facing windows during the day to keep the sun from heating up your home and causing your AC to use more energy.

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Air Conditioners: Things You May Not Have Known

August 15, 2023
Air Conditioners: Things You May Not Have Known. Couple sitting at table and calculating bills at home.

Though air conditioners are a major part of modern life, they hold many secrets few people know about.

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SEER––What Does It Mean?

July 17, 2023
SEER––What Does It Mean? Circle knob with

SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. This universal rating system helps you determine the efficiency of your Oregon air conditioning (AC) unit or heat pump.  It’s quite similar to miles per gallon—the higher a car’s MPG, the more efficient the car. Similarly, the higher the SEER rating, the more efficient the heating or cooling…

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Common AC Purchasing Mistakes to Avoid

May 12, 2022
Blog Title: Common AC Purchasing Mistakes to Avoid

Our professionals at Day Heating & Cooling would be happy to help you sort out the options and help you make a smart investment.

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What Does AC SEER Mean?

July 15, 2021
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When it comes to your air conditioner (AC), a common term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) business you are likely to see everywhere is your air conditioner’s SEER. But what exactly is SEER?

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Heat Gain Prevention Tips

June 10, 2021
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When you are in the middle of summer, it can be difficult to keep heat out of your Salem & Corvallis home even if you have your central air conditioning system going full blast. Our team at Day Heating & Cooling wants to help you prevent heat from building up inside your home as much as possible so that your air conditioner can be more effective and efficient. Here are some tips to consider.

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Is It Normal for My AC to Turn On and Off?

August 19, 2020
AC Short Cycling

Is your home’s air conditioner turning on and off in quick successions? This is called short cycling. Here are some common causes.

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

July 17, 2020
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Want to know more about your home’s air conditioner? Our team wants you to know all about your AC unit to help keep it running.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Freezing Up?

July 9, 2020
AC With Ice On Coil

Has your air conditioner stopped blowing cool air? It might be frozen. Our team wants to help you find the reason for this freeze up.

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Common AC Problems and Solutions

May 22, 2020
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Our Day Heating and Cooling team wants you to be prepared and ready to solve these common air conditioning issues to help keep your home comfy.

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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

May 18, 2020
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Spring the best time to have maintenance done on your air conditioner. Our team wants you to rely on your AC unit before summer arrives.

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How to Protect Your AC From Storms

August 15, 2019
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Our professionals at Day Heating & Cooling want you to have a reliable air conditioning system before, during, and after a storm. Here are some tips on helping you protect your air conditioner investment.

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3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

July 17, 2019
Woman waking up feeling refreshed after sleeping comfortably with air conditioner on

A major part of your health relies on getting a good night’s sleep. That’s why it’s not just important to run your air conditioner during the hot summer days. You also need to keep your home comfortably cool at night as well.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

July 2, 2019
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It’s normal for your air conditioner to create some noise when running—that simply means it’s working. Although older units are typically louder than newer ones, all air conditioning noises are not the same.

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What Size AC Unit Should I Get for My Home or Office?

June 11, 2019
What Size AC Unit Should I Get for My Home or Office?|Climate Zone Map

Having the right sized air conditioner is a key component in cooling your space effectively. An AC unit that is too big or too small will use more energy…

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5 Ways to Save Money on Your Air Conditioning and Summer Energy Bill

May 31, 2019
Save money on your air conditioning and energy bill this summer!

As the summer months approach, we are all looking to save some pennies where we can. So why not start with your costly utility bills? The US Department of Energy says that air conditioning can account for 35 to 40 percent of your utility bill. At Day Heating & Cooling, we take energy efficiency seriously.…

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3 Telltale Signs It’s Time for a New AC

May 14, 2019
child eating watermelon with two hands. sitting in front of the electric fan. taking a big bite delightfully.

Should you repair or replace? That’s always the big question when it comes to major home systems like air conditioning (AC). Repairs are easier on the pocketbook in the short run, but too many of them can add up. Deciding on the ideal time to replace your air conditioning system can be a challenge, so…

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Does My Air Conditioner Eliminate Mold?

April 25, 2019
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At Day Heating, we’re often asked, “Do air conditioners kill off mold?” This is a common misconception. A properly maintained and functioning air conditioner (AC) can decrease the likelihood of mold growth. This is because it acts as a humidity balancer.

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How Does Your Central Air Conditioner Cool Your Home?

April 17, 2019
A white exterior air conditioning unit on the backyard wall of a Salem

Your air conditioner not only keeps your Salem, OR, home cool & comfy when the outside temperatures are high, but also helps keep your inside air cleaner…

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The Importance of A/C Maintenance

March 29, 2019
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Your air conditioner is an investment worth protecting. Keeping current on its upkeep helps to ensure its efficiency, dependability, & longevity…

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Should I Schedule a Maintenance Inspection For My AC Unit?

March 5, 2019
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You might not want to spend the money now, but a costly air conditioner repair far outweighs the financial burden of a regular maintenance inspection…

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Why is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

August 6, 2018
Sweating Asian girl cooling herself with big fan

You go to bed on a hot summer’s night, basking in the icy breeze from your air conditioner. The next morning, you wake up in a sweat realizing your air conditioner, or AC, is blowing hot air! If you find yourself in this situation, there’s no need to panic. We at Day Heating & Cooling…

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