Yost & Campbell Heating, Cooling & Generators Blog: Archive for August, 2016

Use Indoor Air Quality Products for a Healthier Home

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Most air conditioners and heaters come equipped with filters, which are designed to filter out dust, pet dander, and other contaminants in your home. Filters can function effectively, but they require regular changing or cleaning. Homeowners can purchase replacements at any hardware store or home improvement store in the Westchester, NY area, and changing filters takes only a few minutes.

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Factors to Consider with a New Air Conditioner

Monday, August 15th, 2016

August is usually the time when prudent homeowners in Yonkers, NY take a long hard look at their air conditioners and determine whether a replacement is in order. If your old system is ready to go, you’ll likely want to plan for a replacement in the off-season, when you won’t have need of air conditioning and can plan the operation at leisure. Now is the time to start thinking about key aspects to a new system you might need. A good AC service can give sound advice on which models work best for your home, but there are a few general guidelines for you to start thinking about right now.

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How to Improve Your Air Conditioner’s Efficiency

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Your air conditioner is called upon to perform every day during our hot Westchester, NY summers. We usually have to pay extra in monthly bills to cover the additional work required by the high temperatures. But that can blind us to the fact that we may be paying too much sometimes. You can take steps to improve your air conditioner’s efficiency that could do wonders for the bottom line. Here’s a quick list of some of them for you to consider.

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What to Do When Your Air Conditioner Won’t Turn On

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Some signs of air conditioning trouble are subtle and hard to spot. This isn’t one of them. When you air conditioner won’t turn on, or shuts off unexpectedly in the middle of a cycle, you know you’ve got problems. White Plains, NY gets very hot in the summer, and only a few hours without air conditioning can be worse than uncomfortable: it can result in heat stroke or other health issues for your family. When the system breaks down, you need to make sure you keep as cool as possible until we can arrive to perform air conditioning repairs. Here are some concrete steps to take whenever your AC shuts off unexpectedly.

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