Be Smart About Home Automation

November 11th, 2019

Have you toured any new homes recently? If you have, you probably noticed how many of them offer the ability to test out their new smart home automation systems. The developers want to make sure you understand just how easy life can be when you hook up different aspects of your home to an automated system that helps you control everything from lighting, to internal temperature, to how high or low the shades are on the kitchen windows.

In all truth, walking through new home models with these types of functions feels akin to walking through a home of the future. However, these are the home automation options we can enjoy now. And, even better, you can enjoy a lot of the nifty perks of having a smarter home without having to buy a brand new one.

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Your Heating Season Preparation Checklist

October 28th, 2019
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Was that a mildly cool breeze you just felt? It may have been, or it may have been someone driving by with an unusually powerful AC system in their vehicle. Either way, that little blast of chilly air made you think about your heating system.

With the holidays and somewhat cooler nights just around the corner, it is a good time to start thinking about this part of your home comfort system. Having your heater in mind now means you are likely to think about the potential that it might need a check-up before you turn it on for the first time in months.

But what is a homeowner to do to make sure that their heater is properly prepared for the heating season? We have the answer for you in the form of a nice, manageable checklist. On top of that, we can offer our services for heater maintenance in Raleigh, NC.

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How To Save on a New HVAC System

October 14th, 2019
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It finally happened: your air conditioner gave out and you now have to look into purchasing and installing a brand new one. We understand that this is never a fun experience. However, we do know of a way to make it less painful.

How? Why, by giving you the scoop on ways to save on your new unit, of course.

When you have decided on the best route to take for purchasing a new cooling unit, reach out to schedule the services of an HVAC technician in Raleigh, NC to ensure it is installed properly.

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Do You Need to Change Your Air Filter?

September 30th, 2019
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We know, you’ve heard plenty of people talk about changing the air filter to your air conditioner. We’re not like your dentist, we won’t just tell you over and over again to clean your filter—instead, we’d like to go into just how often you should be cleaning it, and what factors are at play when you’re dealing with this part of your AC. You’d be surprised by what you can learn about AC repair in Raleigh, NC and the process of home cooling by thinking about how much it differs from family to family!

You’ve probably heard the idea that you should change your air filter every one to three months, but that’s a wide window of change. That’s why we’re writing this blog, so we can help you decide if you should change your filter every month, every two months, or perhaps every three months, depending on your living situation.

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End of the Summer AC Checklist

September 16th, 2019

Before you go ahead and put your AC away for the winter, there are a few helpful things you can do to make sure it’s in great condition for next summer. An improperly stored air conditioner through the winter could damage certain components of it or make the set up of it next year more difficult than it should be. Homeowners like to think that their AC is fine being left alone as is, but the truth of the matter is that some winter weather phenomena can make the storage process a little more complicated than that.

So, if you’re one of the few homeowners who are concerned with the storage of their AC and improving the lifespan of such an expensive system, then we advise you to keep reading for our end of the year AC checklist! If you perform these steps, and you’re still having AC problems as next summer rolls around, then it might be time for an AC upgrade in Raleigh, NC.

Either way, keep reading for some professional tips!

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Ways to Tell Your AC Is About to Go

September 2nd, 2019

Contrary to some popular beliefs, air conditioners don’t last forever. In fact, air conditioners usually have a life expectancy somewhere in between 10 to 15 years. That doesn’t mean that your 20-year-old AC system won’t still work pretty well, all it means is that the average system will start getting less efficient, more expensive, and become a burden on you and your family. However, the story doesn’t end there. AC upgrades can be easy and affordable when you’re collaborating with the right contractor.

With the right combination of great contractor customer service, federal tax credits, manufacturer rebates, and some planning- you can get an affordable AC upgrade. We could talk all day about the benefits of an AC upgrade, but what we’re really here to talk about is when your old or faulty AC is trying to tell you to upgrade. Nobody wants to be stuck on one of the hottest days of the year with a broken down AC that requires an entire AC upgrade in Raleigh, NC.

So let’s get ahead of the curve and talk about when it’s time to upgrade your AC.

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Check Out Our Blog for Advice on All Things HVAC

July 30th, 2019

Be sure to bookmark the Sloan Service Company, Inc. blog to start learning the ins and outs of HVAC.

We’ll regularly post energy saving tips, how-to’s on troubleshooting your systems, and breakdowns on even the most complex industry related terms and concepts.

Need help now? Send us a message or get in touch today.

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Welcome to Our New Website

July 29th, 2019

iMarket Solutions has launched Sloan Service Company, Inc’s new custom website. To learn more about how iMarket Solutions can expand your presence on the web visit: www.imarketsolutions.com

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