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Why Do A/C Units Last Longer Than Heating Units?

You probably would want to have your home well-ventilated and have the system running over a long period of time. Air conditioning systems are a reliable solution. Have you ever wondered why central AC units seem to last longer than heating units? Read on for the real answers you never expected. How Central AC (Air… Read more »

AC Won’t Turn On? Here Are 5 Reasons This May Be Happening

In 1913, Death Valley California set a new record when temperatures hit an all-time high of 134°. While the temperature this summer may not reach quite as high, chances are you want to take advantage of your air conditioning to keep your home cool and comfortable, which is why noticing that your AC won’t turn… Read more »

8 Tips and Tricks to Keep Your HVAC System Healthy and Happy

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Today, our heating ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems make our homes livable. The ability to heat and cool the home makes it possible to live in the coldest and hottest parts of the United States. Experts at HVAC companies recommend people take some time to do regular maintenance of their systems from time to… Read more »

Carbon Monoxide in the Home: Symptoms and Causes

Carbon monoxide is often called “the silent killer”. This is because it can be hard to detect. It is a colorless, odorless, and tasteless gas. If carbon monoxide levels get dangerously high in your home, it can be life-threatening. Carbon monoxide is produced any time a fossil fuel is burned. Here are some of the… Read more »

3 Essential HVAC Services to Keep Your Family Comfortable All Year-Long

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Maintaining your home’s HVAC systems is one of the most important responsibilities you have as a homeowner. If you aren’t taking care of these appliances, you’ll have all kinds of issues on your hands, from uncomfortable temperatures to costly energy expenses. Unfortunately, unless you’re well versed and experienced in various HVAC services, you aren’t going… Read more »

Is Your Home Making You Sick?

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Your home is supposed to be your sanctuary. It’s the place where you and your loved ones spend most of your time. Yet, many homes are breeding grounds for illnesses caused by contaminants in the home. Do you suffer from headaches, dry throat, or allergy-like symptoms? Do you have trouble sleeping at night? Ever notice… Read more »

That Pesky Low Humidity: 3 Problems Dry Air Can Cause In Your Home

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Winter is known for its low humidity, but it can make your home’s indoor air dry too. Drafts or poor attic insulation can pull in dry air from outside, which can keep your home from maintaining a normal humidity level. This might not seem like a big problem for some folks. Just put on a… Read more »

Take Control Of Your Utility Bills With Changes Big And Small

Your heating bills can add up, especially during the coldest months of the year. But the good news is that there are steps you can take to make your furnace more efficient and your high utility bills more controllable. Whether you’re looking to make a few small changes around the house or you’re ready to… Read more »

Minnick’s Is Now on YouTube

Minnick’s is proud to announce our new YouTube channel. We will be posting new content here about twice per month. Our videos will be educational and answer lots of our customers most common questions. Give us a call at (240) 203-6611 to get personalized help immediately. Subscribe today for more videos with tips on how… Read more »