Air Conditioning Articles

How to Properly Size an AC System

August 25, 2023
How to Properly Size an AC System - Up Close Shot of an AC Fan.

In the heat of the summer, it’s easy to assume that bigger is better when it comes to air conditioning (AC) systems. Obviously, if you have an air conditioner that’s too small in your Durham home, you will not be able to keep your temperatures consistently low even if the unit is running constantly.  However,…

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Why Do You Need to Have Preventative Maintenance Performed on Your HVAC Unit?

June 15, 2023
Air conditioning unit.

Preventative maintenance is an investment in the long-term performance, reliability, and efficiency of your HVAC system.

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How Does Your Central Air Conditioner Cool Your Home?

May 18, 2023
3D illustration of air conditioning units outside of a home.

Well, air conditioners do so much more than just cool, like dehumidify your home or business and help keep your inside air cleaner. Understanding a bit of its basic components and how they work can help you identify a problem or malfunction when it occurs. 

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

April 19, 2023
Air Conditioning system residentially installed.

As a homeowner here in North Carolina, it’s always a good idea to learn as much as you can about your appliances. That means knowing their basic operations, what features are included, and if any necessary upkeep is involved. Needless to say, this is no exception for your air conditioning (AC) unit.

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February 23, 2023

The 2022 WRAL Voters’ Choice Awards was held and presented by M&F Bank and people were allowed to nominate and vote for local businesses that have helped solve problems or impacted them positively.

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Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

September 15, 2022
Blog Title: Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air? Photo: Hands in front of AC duct

Affordable Solutions HVAC & Electrical professionals want to help you diagnose your AC malfunctions quickly and then get them fixed, so you can cool down your family and your home.

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Heat Gain Prevention Tips

August 17, 2022
Blog Title: Heat Gain Prevention Tips Photo: Construction worker sealing door frame

Our team at Affordable Solutions HVAC & Electrical 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.

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AC Maintenance Checklist

July 10, 2022
Blog Title: AC Maintenance Checklist Photo: Technician spray cleaning chemical water onto AC coil to clean and disinfect

Here’s a comprehensive air conditioning maintenance checklist, courtesy of our professionals at Affordable Solutions HVAC & Electrical, to help keep your system in excellent working order.

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