Cooling Articles

My AC Keeps Turning On and Off. Why?

July 30, 2018
AC Keeps Turning On and Off

When an air conditioner (AC) turns on and off in rather quick successions, without running for longer periods, this is called short cycling. It’s fairly common, but when it happens it means there’s something wrong with the AC. Do not leave these occurrences alone. They will increase your energy costs, usually indicate a larger problem,…

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Does an Air Conditioner Help With Allergies?

June 29, 2018
Woman Suffering From Allergies

Does an air conditioner help with allergies? In one word, yes. Actually two words, yes if. If you properly maintain the air conditioner. Air conditioners can help filter your home’s air and control its humidity, which are both helps in the allergy world. It’s estimated there are now 50 million seasonal allergy sufferers in America,…

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Does an Air Conditioner Kill Mold?

June 14, 2018
Living Room

Your air conditioners can do several things––keep your home’s indoor air cooler than outdoor temperatures, help to keep indoor airborne allergens at bay, and help keep your home’s humidity low. But one thing it cannot do is kill mold. It can help prevent mold, but once it exists, your air conditioner cannot kill it. If…

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How Does Air Conditioning Work?

May 31, 2018
AC Unit Outside

An air conditioner is a standard appliance in interior comfort. The Energy Information Administration reports that 87% of homes have an AC unit and they account for almost 20% of yearly electricity consumption in the US. At Precise Heating, we believe that knowledge is power – the more you know about the appliances you are…

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When Do I Need a New A/C?

April 10, 2018
Man using a desk fan

3 Signs You May Need a New AC Unit Air conditioning is crucial for comfort in your daily life here in Saint Joseph, MN. A well maintained AC unit, with yearly inspections and monthly filter changes, can last up to 10 or 15 years. So how do you know if you need repairs for your…

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