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  • Why Attic Ventilation Is Important for Your Air Conditioner

    Summer is quickly approaching, and using your air conditioner will soon be inevitable. So, how can you keep AC prices from soaring this summer season? Believe it or not, attic ventilation can play a significant role in the overall efficiency of your air conditioner. An unventilated attic can be a big source of heat in your home, especially during the summer. Remember, heat rises, and hot air can ...
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  • The Dangers of Mold and Mildew in Your Heating or AC System

    Mold is present in nearly everything. That’s not necessarily a bad thing when you’re outdoors, because mold actually serves a vital role in breaking down decaying matter. Its persistent presence also means it’s in your home. In small amounts, mold is nothing to fret about, and poses no great risk to most people. However, substantial mold growth in your home is something that should be addressed ...
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  • Why Is My AC Freezing Over?

    Our heating and air conditioning technicians at Curtis Total Service are often asked questions about air conditioners and their efficiency. As the seasons change, so do our needs—we want our homes warm in the cooler months and icy and refreshing as the summer hits. However, when your air conditioner is working a little too hard, to the point where it begins freezing, then that is a sign that ...
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  • The Dangers of Mold and Mildew in Your Heating or AC System

    Mold is present in nearly everything. That’s not necessarily a bad thing when you’re outdoors, because mold actually serves a vital role in breaking down decaying matter. Its persistent presence also means it’s in your home. In small amounts, mold is nothing to fret about, and poses no great risk to most people. However, substantial mold growth in your home is something that should be addressed ...
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  • The Importance of Regular Air Duct Cleaning

    At Curtis Total Service , our heating and air conditioning experts offer a wealth of wisdom and guidance on how best to maintain your HVAC system. One of the questions we often encounter is about air ducts, particularly how often they need to be cleaned and whether or not the project is worth it in the long run. The jury is out on whether or not you should continuously keep your air ducts clean, ...
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  • Four Signs You Should Replace Your Gas Furnace

    It doesn’t take long before you realize your furnace has gone out. This invaluable part of your house is what keeps you warm and comfortable in the frigid winter months, and there’s a sense of dread and angst when it suddenly doesn’t turn on when you need it most. Fortunately for homeowners, there are a few distinct signs of a furnace that may be about to fail. On this blog, we examine four of ...
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  • Why Attic Ventilation Is Important for Your Air Conditioner

    Summer is quickly approaching, and using your air conditioner will soon be inevitable. So, how can you keep AC prices from soaring this summer season? Believe it or not, attic ventilation can play a significant role in the overall efficiency of your air conditioner. An unventilated attic can be a big source of heat in your home, especially during the summer. Remember, heat rises, and hot air can ...
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  • The Dangers of Mold and Mildew in Your Heating or AC System

    Mold is present in nearly everything. That’s not necessarily a bad thing when you’re outdoors, because mold actually serves a vital role in breaking down decaying matter. Its persistent presence also means it’s in your home. In small amounts, mold is nothing to fret about, and poses no great risk to most people. However, substantial mold growth in your home is something that should be addressed ...
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  • Why Is My AC Freezing Over?

    Our heating and air conditioning technicians at Curtis Total Service are often asked questions about air conditioners and their efficiency. As the seasons change, so do our needs—we want our homes warm in the cooler months and icy and refreshing as the summer hits. However, when your air conditioner is working a little too hard, to the point where it begins freezing, then that is a sign that ...
    Continue Reading
  • Four Benefits of a Tankless Water Heater

    Is your water heater acting up? Do you find that your energy costs have gone through the roof, your water isn’t as hot as it used to be, or your tank has developed a leak, you may wish to consider changing over to a new tankless water heater system. While the initial costs of one of these systems is higher than a traditional tank, there are numerous benefits that make the expense well worth it. On ...
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  • Does Hard Water Ruin a Home-Cooked Meal?

    Do you appreciate the taste and quality of a home-cooked meal? Odds are you answered yes to this question. However, did you also know you could be inadvertently flavoring your meals with deposits, chemicals, and more all because of your water? Today, more than 80% of all homes in the United States have hard water. Hard water is water that is not pure, but rather contains minerals like calcium and ...
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