The 5 Keys to Reducing Humidity Inside Your Home

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The Baltimore area is no stranger to humidity. While that heavy, sticky feeling may be unavoidable outside, having humidity indoors may do more than raise your heating and air conditioning costs. High humidity inside of homes can lead to mold, mildew, wood rot, and damp spots in drywall not to mention cranky inhabitants. Fortunately, the answer to reducing humidity inside … Read More

4 DIY Summer AC Repair Tips to Keep You Cool

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The dog days of summer are upon us, and air conditioners across the area will be working overtime to keep our homes cool and comfortable. However, there is nothing quite so disconcerting as an air conditioner that won’t cool or a system that stops working altogether. While a certified repair specialist will always be able to keep your AC running, … Read More

What Actually IS an Air Conditioning Unit?

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You rely on it to keep you cool all summer long, but do you know how your air conditioning actually cools the air? That unassuming metal box sitting in your yard is a lot more complex than you might think. The scientific concept that it relies on for its cooling action is surprisingly simple. Find out how air conditioning units … Read More

7 Tips to Have Your HVAC Run Smoothly This Summer

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When the Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system in your house malfunctions, everyone suffers. Whether your air conditioner is not cooling well or your attic fan is not ventilating your house properly, having your HVAC system run smoothly through the hot, summer months is vital to your comfort. Fortunately, these seven tips can help you not to lose your … Read More

Exactly What the Owner of an AC Repair Company Did When His AC Died

Recently, I had to replace my AC. Here's EXACTLY what I did.

There is nothing more uncomfortable than walking in the door to your home on a hot July evening to hear your air conditioner on, but it feels more like a sauna in your living room. You hold your breath and hope that your spouse or child simply changed the thermostat only to see it set to 68, but the thermometer … Read More

How To Clean Your Air Conditioner All By Yourself

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While it is possible to perform basic air conditioner maintenance on your unit, Zach Dermer, COO of Farnen & Dermer recommends allowing the professionals to do the following steps for you. Only professional HVAC specialists can provide you with a thorough cleaning and inspection of your air conditioner, make necessary recommendations for repairs and guarantee their work. Farnen & Dermer … Read More

Make Your Life Easier with a Programmable Thermostat

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If your home isn’t outfitted with a programmable thermostat, you’re missing out on many key advantages that can make your life easier and more comfortable. Just in case you need more convincing, here are the top 4 benefits you can realize by switching to a programmable thermostat today. A Programmable Thermostat Saves You Money A programmable thermostat provides significant costs savings … Read More

10 Things You Need to Do Before Using Your Air Conditioning This Year

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As a homeowner, you want to be prepared for the higher temperatures of summer. Once the weather gets hot enough, you want to be able to rely on your home’s air conditioning to keep your home and family comfortable. But remember, you haven’t used your air conditioning all winter long. Before you use your air conditioning, take the time to … Read More

12 Reasons Your AC Might Smell Bad

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On a hot, muggy day there is nothing quite as refreshing as turning on the AC and feeling the blast of cool air. However, if the cold air isn’t so fresh smelling, you might have a big problem. “What’s that smell,” you may ask yourself. Whether your air smells like rotten eggs or dirty socks, your air conditioning unit may need repair. … Read More

Exactly What to do When You Need Your AC Repaired Quickly

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While regular maintenance and proper cleaning may help extend the life of your air conditioner, there is no guaranteed way to prevent a breakdown. Unfortunately, air conditioners often falter outside of standard business hours and during the most intense summer heat. If you find yourself in need of emergency AC repair, follow these steps. If your AC Unit is broken … Read More