How to Help Your Heat Pump

October 19th, 2020
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Your heat pump offers you some unique benefits for your home comfort. Specifically, your heat pump can help to both heat and cool your home. This is why these systems are ideal for homes in areas that don’t see extreme temperatures during the summer and winter seasons.

Now, while your heat pump has the ability to provide heating and cooling comfort to your home, it doesn’t always mean that it can do this without a little extra help. There are a few key things you can do to lend your heat pump a helping hand that will better equip it to do its job as it switches between cooling and heating modes later this year.

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The Perks of Adding an Air Purifier

October 5th, 2020

Many of us are still working at home for the majority of the time. While this tends to be safer, it may not always be the most comfortable if you have poor indoor air quality. A home that is full of irritants like dust, pollen, and other contaminants is going to cause problems during those video meetings when you can’t quit sneezing.

There are benefits to installing an indoor air quality system like an air purifier in Prescott Valley, AZ. These systems can have a huge impact on your home comfort and your health in the long run. Let us explain the perks of these systems so you can see if one might be a good fit for your needs.

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Why a Well-Sealed Home May Have Poor IAQ

September 21st, 2020

Modern homes throughout the United States are built to be well-sealed. What this means is that these homes will experience much less air leakage in and out of the house. This is fantastic for the efficiency of your air conditioning and heating systems as it eases the job they have to do. However, as efficient as these homes are, they won’t be able to offer you very good indoor air quality in Prescott Valley, AZ.

Not sure what your indoor air quality has to do with your comfort or how a well-sealed home impacts it? We can answer these questions and more below. We can also offer systems and services to improve your IAQ too.

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How to Avoid a Dirty Evaporator Coil

September 7th, 2020
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Your evaporator coil is a highly essential part of your air conditioning system. Without that coil, your AC unit isn’t going to be able to cool any air to provide for your home. But what is it that could hinder the cooling process that your evaporator coil provides?

There is more than one issue that your evaporator coil can run into that is going to hinder the cooling process. However, one of the most common issues is getting dirty. Let us explain why.

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Does a Broken Compressor Mean a Repair or a Replacement?

August 24th, 2020

There are so many parts within your air conditioner that you can’t do without. Your compressor is one of them. Think of it similarly to a human body, your AC system’s thermostat is the brains of the operation, your refrigerant is the blood, and the compressor can be thought of as the heart. As you can imagine, a problem with the AC compressor is a serious issue.

The question is, however, when something is wrong with your compressor, do you need an AC repair in Prescott Valley, AZ or an AC replacement? We can let you know how to tell the difference between these two service needs for your system so you know what to call us for.

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Haven’t Scheduled Maintenance Yet? It Isn’t Too Late

August 10th, 2020
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What is one of the best ways that you can take care of your air conditioner? You can do this by scheduling yearly maintenance. If you read that and realized that you completely missed your annual tune-up, we want to let you know that it isn’t too late. If you still need a professional who can perform AC maintenance in Prescott, AZ for your unit, the team members at Cool Touch Air Conditioning and Heating can.

If you didn’t think that maintenance was possible or beneficial later in the year, we are happy to let you know the truth. Check out some of the benefits that even late maintenance can provide and then reach out to us for service.

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3 Problems a Dirty Filter Can Cause

July 27th, 2020
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There are plenty of things that your air conditioner can have trouble with. In many cases, those problems are best handled by professionals like those at Cool Touch Air Conditioning and Heating. This doesn’t mean that you can’t do anything to make things easier on your AC system tho.

When it comes to keeping your AC unit in good shape, one of the easiest things that you can do to help your system and your home comfort is to check and change out your AC filter. Let us explain why a dirty air filter can hinder your AC system’s operation and harm your comfort over time.

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Heat Pump or Central AC: Which is For You?

July 13th, 2020
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Are you due for a new air conditioning system? If you are it is a good idea to take a moment to consider your options. Even though it is hard to take some extra time to think over much of anything when the temperatures outside are sweltering, but you want to be sure you make the right choice! After all, you don’t just have one cooling option!

When it comes to keeping you cool during summer, we can help! Not only can we provide professional air conditioning installation but we can also give you some extra information on the different AC options you have so you can make an informed choice.

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How to Tell Your AC Needs to Retire

June 29th, 2020
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The heat is about to really rise in the next month or so which means now is the time when you want to double-down on making sure that your air conditioner is in good working order. If your system is on the fritz, you really want to get it fixed ASAP.

However, not every air conditioner is fixable. It has nothing to do with brand names, just with the fact that at a certain point, every AC unit needs to retire. And when this time comes, instead of scheduling another AC repair, you’ll need to reach out for an AC replacement in Prescott Valley.

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What Does an Icy AC Mean?

June 15th, 2020
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If you were to look in a refrigerator and see a small amount of ice around the edges of a drawer or the back of a shelf, what would you think it was an indication of? You’d probably recognize it as a sign that your fridge is working a little too well! So, what if you noticed the same thing in your air conditioner?

Contrary to what some may think, the build-up of ice in your air conditioner is actually a bad thing, rather than a sign that your AC is working double-time. Let us explain what an icy AC means, what causes it, and how to address the problem to save your system.

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