Rentmeister Total Home Service Blog : Archive for July, 2015

The Benefits of Geothermal Cooling

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Everyone tends to think of home cooling in terms of traditional air conditioning systems. While those are still quite popular, they are nowhere near the only option available for climate control this summer. If you’re in the market for a new home cooling system, you can definitely benefit from checking out some of the alternative solutions available. One of these solutions is geothermal cooling. Read on for more information about geothermal cooling, and how it can benefit you.

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How Formicary Corrosion Affects the Pipes in Your Home

Monday, July 20th, 2015

As you’re probably already aware, the pipes in your home are largely made of copper. That is, as long as you have a home younger than 50 years or so. Copper pipes are used because of their resistance to things like oxidization. They can last quite a long time, if properly cared for. However, there is one thing that they are particularly vulnerable to: formicary corrosion. Read on to find out more about how this affects not only your plumbing, but possibly your air conditioning as well.

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Why Ice on Your Air Conditioner Requires Immediate Repair

Monday, July 13th, 2015

Most people, when they find ice forming on their air conditioners, think that it is a sign that the system is working properly. However, this is not the case. In fact, ice forming on the air conditioner is a sign that the system is in distress, and in need of immediate repairs. If the ice is not removed and the source of the problem fixed, it can cause all sorts of problems up to and including a full system breakdown. Read on to find out why ice forms on the air conditioner in the first place, and what can happen if it is not addressed.

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Cool Your Home Efficiently with Regular AC Service

Monday, July 6th, 2015

Whether your AC has finally broken down or you’d like to stay ahead of the curve with routine maintenance, it’s important to rely on professional technicians who have the tools, equipment, materials, and expertise to ensure that your AC works well throughout the Syracuse summer. One of the most important factors to consider these days is the energy efficiency of HVAC equipment. With some due diligence and regular service, you can reduce your cooling expenses significantly.

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