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5 Common Problems During Peak A/C Season

During the peak of the summer you’re A/C is having to work it’s hardest. Because your system is working so hard to keep up, many begin to show some failing points.  Unless your unit is 100% new, there are several cases you may experience an issue during peak A/C season.  Below is a list of 5 common problems you may encounter during the hottest of summer days: Problem #1: The Air Switches On Irregularly: for this common problem during peak A/C season, it could simply come down to the location of your thermostat.  If your thermostat is in a location
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What Do These Funny HVAC Sounds Mean?

Are you experiencing funny sounds coming from your air conditioner or furnace? When it comes to odd sounds coming from your system these sounds can definitely be alarming.  Although some sounds may be a teaser, there are still some sounds that can become troubling to your system.  We’ve come up with a list of common sounds that may escape your HVAC system and what they may be caused by: Rattling: rattling sounds often indicate there is something that has been loosened and trapped.  Items such as sticks and pebbles can become lodged in your outside unit causing funny sounds. Metal
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Is The Air In My Home Clean?

Have you been hearing how contaminated your indoor air quality could be? Are you wanting to have an Indoor Air Quality Analysis performed on your home, but don’t know what it entails?  The BEL-O Man is here to help!  Did you know your indoor air can be 2-5 times  more contaminated than the air outdoors? If you want to improve the air quality of your home don’t hesitate to call an Indoor Air Quality expert to perform a quick analysis of your home!  There are a few ways to test the quality of air in your home…we’ll go over one method:
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Importance of a Pre-Season Tune-Up

Spring is in full force with average temperatures beginning to rise…summer will be here before you know it! Did you know now is the perfect time to schedule your seasonal tune-up rather than later?  It’s true! If you’ve ever considered scheduling an AC tune-up…NOW is actually the perfect time to schedule it.  Although you may have heard of the old saying “Location, location, location!” we’re here to tell you your HVAC is about “Timing, timing, timing!” FOUR Reasons why you should pay attention to your AC sooner rather than later: You can keep your warranty intact: often times many homeowners
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Go Green By Saving Some Green

Air conditioning season is quickly approaching! While there are horrible horror stories out there of people being charged hundreds of dollars a month just to stay cool we’re here to help you find ways to reduce your costs while staying comfortable.  We’ve come up with a list of 5 easy ways you can go green by saving some green this spring! Utilize nature to its fullest extent: the location of your house to the angle of the sun at its peak time can have something to do with your AC constantly running. Planting trees near windows where sun is known
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10 Common Mistakes Homeowners Make

Buying a home can come with a long checklist, so we want to make sure you aren’t feeling too overwhelmed that you end up making a mistake found on this list! In order to avoid bigger expenses in the future one should make sure that the following 10 mistakes are being stricken from their checklist. Skipping annual HVAC inspections: it’s a good rule of thumb to schedule a furnace check as well as an air conditioner check to ensure your systems are functioning properly. When you schedule this kind of inspection a technician can clean your system as well as diagnose any
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5 Simple Ways to Remember to Change Your Filter!

In today’s age where there are 101 things to remember to do throughout your day, it may be easy to forget to change your furnace filter on regular scheduled intervals! As easy as it may be forgotten, it is not a task that should be ignored.  Changing your filter regularly helps keep your system running efficiently.  Choosing to not change your filters regularly will cause stress to your system and unwanted particles will no longer be trapped from entering your home’s air.  In an effort to help you from forgetting to change your filter we’ve provided a list of 5 simple ways to remember to change
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Plumbing Myths Debunked!

While it may appear that the marvelous world of plumbing is straight forward, people still have misconceptions about certain areas.  In order to clear up some of these misconceptions, we’ve created a list of 5 common myths to debunk their falsehood! There aren’t any issues with low water pressure: FALSE! Although a simple water pressure issue may seem small, the indication of low water pressure can actually mean a wide variety of issues. Any indication of low water pressure should be dealt with as soon as possible in order to prevent larger issues down the road. Even if it’s as
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Discount Clubs… are they worth it?

Clubs are an awesome thing, right?  Everyone should be in a club at some time in their life for the exclusivity that it brings and the perks you receive.  Sure, you may have been a part of a “no girls allowed” club when you were five, but a club that we offer has a lot more benefits than say, keeping the cooties away. Here at Bel-O we offer a discount program to our customers called the Discount Club Membership (DCM) (creative, huh?) to help save our customers some money on services they need to have done to keep their heating
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Customer service… it’s not just for retail employees

Having a bad leak in a pipe when company is supposed to spend a week at your home or having your furnace quit working during a snow storm can cause a lot of stress for customers, which tends to lead to, well, a lack of joy.  As a service company we are being allowed into a customer’s home to fix a problem during a stressful time in their life, and because of this we have to provide superior customer service.  Obviously customer service isn’t just a thing to provide during stressful times, but must be practiced any time there is
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