Will Closing Upstairs Vents Save You Money?

May 16, 2022

The Denver area truly experiences the full range of weather conditions with winter temperatures regularly below freezing and summer days that can easily reach triple-digit temperatures. This can make keeping your home cooled and heated throughout the year expensive. As a result, you might be wondering whether you can reduce these costs by closing the vents on the upper levels of your homes or in any rooms you don’t frequently use. Unfortunately, the answer to this question is a resounding no. Not only will closing your vents not reduce the amount of energy your HVAC system uses but doing so

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When Is the Best Time to Install an Air Conditioner?

February 15, 2022

The cost of installing an air conditioner is lower at certain times of the year. However, the season shouldn’t be the only factor you consider. If your AC is showing signs of failing, you’re better off promptly replacing it than trying to hold out until the next season. Off-Season HVAC companies are busiest during summer and winter because the outdoor weather is at its most extreme then. Thus, installing a new air conditioner is usually more expensive during those seasons. Spring is the best time to install a new air conditioner because you’ll get a better

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Has Your HVAC Ductwork Reached the End of Its Lifespan?

October 20, 2021

Taking good care of the HVAC equipment in your Northglenn home is the absolute best way to protect your indoor air quality and keep your home heating and cooling bills at a moderate, manageable level. Unfortunately, however, these efforts are often far more involved than simply changing the air filter. If you haven’t done so in a while, it may be time to have your ductwork replaced. Why Replacing Your HVAC Ductwork Is So Important Quality HVAC ductwork has a maximum lifespan of 25 years. However, many systems start to show serious signs of wear after

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The AC Installation Process

August 18, 2021

An air conditioner is undoubtedly one of the most important appliances any homeowner can have. This explains why the majority of the households in the United States own an AC system. Now, after you’ve decided that you’re going to purchase a new AC unit for your home, you might be wondering about how you can go about the installation process. In reality, there are two ways you can install an AC unit in your home. You can go the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) way, or you can simply hire a professional to do it

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Common AC Problems in Summer

July 29, 2021

Your home stays comfortable over the summer thanks to your air conditioning. However, that comfort can be easily interrupted, leaving you wondering what happened and what you can do to fix it. Here are the common problems you might run into this summer, their causes, and what you can do about them, provided by Unique Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. located in Northglenn. 1. Clogged Air Filter Clogged air filters are the most common problem with any HVAC system. The filter removes airborne contaminants before they can enter your system and clog harder-to-reach components. But that means they need regular replacement

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How To Clean Air Conditioning Unit

June 6, 2021

Cleaning your air conditioning unit is an effective way of keeping the system healthy and operational for a long time. It also helps you cool your house with clean, fresh, quality air. Cleaning your air conditioner will help you avoid the accumulation of dirt, as well as mildew and mold growth alongside or inside your home cooling system and ductwork. Among many benefits of maintaining a clean air conditioning unit is that it saves you some money as it consumes less energy. However, if you are considering the process for the first time, it

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Why Do Air Conditioners Freeze Up?

May 11, 2021

An air conditioning unit works through advanced control of airflow, pressure, and temperature. If one of these elements goes off balance, the refrigerant unit that forms cold air may overclock and even freeze itself. A frozen AC unit will either blow cool or warm air in your house or nothing at all. Here are some of the reasons why the air conditioning unit is freezing and what you can do to solve or prevent the problem. 1. Low Outdoor Temperatures An air conditioner is not meant to run if the outside temperatures are below 62

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Who Invented Air Conditioning?

April 12, 2021

The air conditioner has become a basic requirement for most homes and offices around the globe. However, it was not until the 20th century that the modern air conditioner was invented. It took the genius of a young American engineer to invent the first modern air conditioner. The concept of that invention continues to be the basic model of the air conditioners manufactured in today’s world. The Problem That Led to the Invention of the Air Conditioner The air conditioner was invented to solve a major problem with a printing press. With fluctuating

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6 HVAC Maintenance Tips For the Cooler Months

November 21, 2020

Once the children head back to school and the days begin to grow shorter than in the summer months, it is only a matter of time before your HVAC system will be called upon to maintain the warmth and comfort within your home. It is also the perfect time to perform a bit of preventative maintenance to ensure your unit is up to the job. 1. Install Clean, Quality Air Filters HVAC filters that are dirty or clogged will prevent the flow of air through your HVAC system. This restricted airflow will negatively affect the

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Why is fall the best season to replace your old HVAC system?

October 20, 2020

5 Reasons You Should Replace Your HVAC System in the Fall If you have an older HVAC system, don’t wait until it breaks down to get a new one. Scheduling your replacement for fall can make the entire process a lot easier. There are several reasons to pick fall as the time for your HVAC replacement. Whether your priority is saving the most money or getting the most convenient replacement time, autumn is an excellent choice. 1. Save Big on Your Heating Bill In the past few years, HVAC manufacturers have improved efficiency drastically.

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