Clark Heating and Cooling blog

Clark Heat and Cool is a Phoenix, Arizona based HVAC specialty service company and this blog is to help keep their client, and prospective clients, up to date with changes in the HVAC industry.

Dirty Coils - Hazardous to Your A/C

It’s usually pretty dusty outside here in the Valley!  Even without a dust storm, our air is not exactly the cleanest.  Did you know that just by getting your A/C coils rinsed, it can run much more effectively? Coil Rinsing This method of rinsing is actually called “coil cleaning.”  As mentioned in an earlier post, your air conditioning unit sucks in...

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Routine Maintenance Part 1

Your air conditioner works hard, especially during the summer!  There are lots of moving pieces to your air conditioner, and it's important to make sure everything is working right.  Clark Heating & Cooling recommends regular routinee maintenance on your climate control system.  Your home’s A/C should be checked once in the spring, and your heater should be checked once in the fall.  You'll...

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Freon: The Key to Cool

Even though it’s over 100 degrees outside, the inside of your house is a nice, cool temperature, thanks to your air conditioner.  Have you ever wondered how your A/C  produces cold air? The answer is Freon! Freon is a cooling substance that runs through the A/C unit, and is a chemical made of carbon, hydrogen, chlorine, and fluorine.  The word “Freon” is...

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Now that we're into the summer months, electric bills will be soaring! Here are a few tips to help you lower your energy bill this summer. 1. Wash Dishes by Hand If you don’t have an energy efficient dishwasher, you might be able to lower your energy bill washing your dishes by hand. Dish washing costs can be hard to figure out...

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What kind of air filter should I buy?   Great question, because there are a lot of different types of filters out there. The right one for your A/C unit will depend on a few different things: 1. Budget (be careful here, low budget air filters may cost you in the long run) 2. Environment, type of A/C unit 3. Filter...

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