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Man reviews bills | Heating and Air Duct Replacement | Air Specialty Why Duct Replacement is Important For Heating and Air Systems October 10, 2018 - Are your ducts old and outdated? Anyone in your home suffering from poor indoor air quality? Are your monthly utility bills off the chart? Is your heating and air system working too hard to keep you cool in the summer and warm in the winter? It might be time to consider duct replacement. Healthy ductwork […]
Hands on football on line | Air Conditioner Tips for Football Season | Air Speciality Football Season Is In Full Swing; Make Sure Your Air Conditioner Is Too October 3, 2018 - As many across the country break out their hoodies and jeans, lucky Alabama residents enjoy warm (and often hot) temperatures. Even as the preseason games end and the real football season kicks off, we sweat in Alabama. In fact, you still need your air conditioner in October. Some northerners might be thinking about heating, but […]
Dudes Watching Football | Air Conditioner Service Tips | Air-Specialty Ready to Bench Your Air Conditioner? September 25, 2018 - It’s fall. For football fans, it’s the best time of the year, even if winter is coming! With football season, the temperatures will begin to fluctuate, especially at night. Indian summers can keep things warm, and the temps will vary from warm to cool, possibly calling an audible for your HVAC system. A service call […]
Red Gift White Bow | Air Conditioner Service Plan Wedding Gift | Air Specialty Air Conditioner Service Plan – A Surprisingly Thoughtful Wedding Gift September 18, 2018 - If you’ve been invited to a lot of bridal showers lately, you’re not alone. September and October are now the top months for weddings. As you sail through this festive season, you’re likely left trying to think of yet another wedding gift to impress the lovebirds in your life. If you’re really trying to impact […]
ragweed plant | Heating and Air to Fight Fall Allergens | Air-Specialty Harness Heating and Air to Fight Fall Allergens September 10, 2018 - Ragweed season is no joke for allergy sufferers in Alabama. The Goldenrod plant often gets the blame for allergies actually caused by ragweed in Alabama. Did you know your heating and air system can be a powerful ally in reducing allergens in your home and helping you find relief from your allergy symptoms overall? Let’s review […]
Hurricane Satellite photo | Protect AC Compressor From Storm Damage | Air-Specialty Protect Your AC Compressor From Damage September 4, 2018 - Hurricane season isn’t over just yet! It can reach into November here in Alabama, and locals know late hurricane season is often when the most activity takes place. Even a category 3 hurricane can bring sustained winds of 110 miles per hour. One important element of surviving Alabama’s hurricane season is protecting you AC compressor […]
Summer written in the sand with water over it | Air Specialty | Air conditioner Upgrade Your Air Conditioner at the End of Summer? August 28, 2018 - Consider these 4 reasons to replace your air conditioner this fall (not next year)! If your air conditioner limped through August, a new air conditioner is going to be in order soon. You might also be thinking you should put off the install of a new unit until next year. After all, summer is almost […]
Young child at the chalk board looking at a world map | Air Conditioning | Air Specialty Has Your Household Air Conditioning Routine Changed? August 21, 2018 - Update Your Thermostat! For those of us with kids still in the home, the start of school marks a change in lifestyle. The gatherings by the pool, impromptu barbecues and family time at home comes to an abrupt halt as we get more structured in our schedules and spend more time out of the house. […]
Black dog laying in the grass outside | Efficient Air Conditioning | Air Specialty Combat the “Dog Days of Summer” with Energy-Efficient Air Conditioning August 14, 2018 - The dog days of summer are officially here! At Air Specialty, we’ve been thinking about this strange turn of phrase. The term “dog days” actually is a reference to the dog star, Sirius. To the Greeks and Romans, the “dog days” occurred around late July, when Sirius would be closest to the sun. Bet they […]
Woman having a heard time listening for what is going wrong | Air Conditioner | Air Specialty Did My Air Conditioner Make That Weird Sound? August 7, 2018 - Where would you be without your air conditioner? It is a magical, magnificent machine. It keeps you cool and comfortable with little effort other than a press of a button. It’s true – air conditioners are amazing pieces of equipment. We can’t, or at least don’t want to, live without. It’s important to understand your […]
Lady wondering what is next for her air conditioner | Air Conditioner Unit | Air Specialty Replace or Repair Your Air Conditioning Unit? July 31, 2018 - Thinking of listing your home or staying put – we’ll help you decide The heat of summer requires your air conditioning unit to work extra hard to keep you cool while combating the sweltering heat outside This can cause you to experience breakdowns, less than optimal performance and even consider the possibility of replacing your […]
Condensation from humidity on window | Air Specialty | Air Conditioner Combine a Dehumidifier with Your Air Conditioner to Reduce Humidity July 24, 2018 - Help Summer in Alabama Dry Out Alabama is one of the most humid places in the country, especially during the dog days of summer! Alabama’s summer humidity can average in the 80th percentiles (even when it’s NOT raining). It’s easy to see why things get muggy even on the inside of your home. Understand the […]
Woman turning on ductless air conditioner | Air Specialty Run Your Central Air Conditioner Less with Ductless Air Conditioning July 18, 2018 - Empty nesters and singles listen up! Has your house outgrown you? Whether your youngest child is now at college or you don’t inhabit certain rooms in your house as much as others, you could be overusing your central air conditioner. You could be a prime candidate for the benefits of ductless air conditioning. Installing a […]
Newborn baby sleeping with teddy bear | Air conditioner | Air Specialty Expecting? Is Air Conditioning in Your Home Ready? July 10, 2018 - “Baby-proofing” your home’s HVAC helps everyone’s indoor air quality and comfort If you are one of the many soon-to-be parents, it’s time to ensure your home is baby-proofed. More than baby-proofing the cabinets and the stairs, you must make sure the air conditioning in your home is reliable, serviced and ready to provide comfort to […]
Trimming and landscaping a yard | AC compressor | Air Specialty Remember These Top AC Compressor Landscaping Tips July 3, 2018 - Summer is hot, and you might prefer to stay indoors with the AC cranking, just don’t forget to venture out into the heat once in a while to check your AC compressor. AC compressor units need love too and following a few best practices can help your entire HVAC unit last longer, run better, keep […]
Heat pump maintenance | Air Specialty The Beginner’s Guide To Heat Pumps June 27, 2018 - Great alternative to air conditioner and furnace Heat pumps are widely used throughout the southern United States as a way to keep homes comfortable year round. The term heat pump is a general name used to refer to many HVAC (heating, ventilating, and air conditioning) devices homeowners rely on for heating or cooling. If you […]
Sunset over the horizon | HVAC breakdown | Air Specialty Longest Day of the Year is Not Summer Solstice – It’s the Day Your Mobile AC Breaks! June 20, 2018 - Schedule Air Conditioner Repair or Maintenance Now On June 21st, we mark the summer solstice when the Earth’s rotational axis is most inclined toward the Sun. On the summer solstice, the Sun reaches its highest position in the sky as seen from the North or South Pole. This happens two times each year – once […]
Summer outdoor party | HVAC | Air conditioner | Air Specialty Is Your Air Conditioner Service Summer-Party Ready? June 13, 2018 - Summer is finally here, and it’s time to celebrate the season. Let’s face it, we celebrate because the sun is shining, the pool looks inviting and summer brings a lot of holidays warranting get-togethers. We’ll soon be gathering with friends and family to celebrate holidays such as Juneteenth, Fathers’ Day and July 4th. While we […]
New room addition | Ductless air conditioning | Air Specialty Ductless Cooling – The Perfect Addition to Your Man Cave or Room Addition June 6, 2018 - Considering an addition to your home? Be sure to think about the climate control; you’ll need to keep comfortable once the remodeling is complete. Ductless cooling can be a smart and energy efficient way to address temperature needs in any of your home’s additions including sunrooms, finished garage spaces and more. With over 25 years […]
Boy with Flags during Memorial Day Parade | AC Service | Air Specialty Schedule AC Service Before Memorial Day May 23, 2018 - Keep Cool While the Grill is Hot The unofficial kick off to summer happens long before the calendar marks the summer solstice in June. We all know when it’s time for BBQ’s, pool parties and outdoor festivities – Memorial Day. Of course, Memorial Day, which has a history dating back to the Civil War, is […]
Old attic space in home | Air conditioning | Air Specialty Give Your Alabama Air Conditioning a Boost May 16, 2018 - Attic Fans 101 If you live in an Alabama or Mississippi home with an attic fan, you may be unsure how it works with your air conditioning system. For example, you might wonder if it is good or bad to use it, if it will run up your electric bill or if it will take […]
Mother and daughter embracing in a hug | Air Conditioning Service | Air Specialty The Gift of Air Conditioning Service May 9, 2018 - How To Win At Mother’s Day As Mother’s Day approaches, you’re looking for the perfect way to honor the matriarchs of your family for all they do, often thanklessly, day in, day out. Win Mother’s Day with the gift of air conditioning service. Make sure your mom, wife or favorite “like-a-mom-to me” is cool and […]
Infant on breathing treatment | HVAC system | Air Specialty Check Your HVAC System May 2, 2018 - Spring can be a nightmare for sufferers of asthma or allergies. Easy steps you can take at home to ease the symptoms:
Water droplet on the ground near trees | Air Quality | Air Specialty What’s Your Arbor Day IAQ…Indoor Air Quality April 24, 2018 - It’s Arbor Day and the perfect time to look at your Arbor Day IQ as well as your IAQ! Let’s start with learning more about Arbor Day. A little bit about the holiday’s history: We celebrate April 27th, an observance to celebrate the role of trees in our lives and promote tree planting and care. […]
Snacks out for springtime party | AC repair | Air Specialty Spring Is The Time For Parties (Not HVAC Repairs) April 18, 2018 - Spring is in the air! It’s the time of year for new beginnings and for events with copious birthdays, Mother’s Day, Graduations, Prom Nights and more reasons to entertain our friends and families in our homes. When spring fever is at its fever pitch for party-planning and home entertaining, make sure your home is as […]
small building in backyard | Indoor Air Quality | Air Specialty Trending Now: Granny Pods + Ductless Heating and Cooling April 11, 2018 - The granny pod is a hot topic lately with the aging of our society and the need for creative solutions to accommodate senior members of our families. The “granny pod” is a term used to describe a form of multi-generational housing, often a prefabricated housing unit designed to be placed in the backyard of an […]
Pool decorations at home in bathtub | New AC | Air Conditioner | Air Specialty Stay Cool during Your Staycation with a New Air Conditioner April 4, 2018 - Summer’s just around the corner, and you may be planning to skip the road trips and busy summer destinations this year. The art of the summer “staycation” has been increasing in popularity this summer. Instead of traveling cross country, many folks are choosing to stay in their own neighborhoods and spend their summer months enjoying […]
Fan in the hand of a woman | HVAC Humidity Control | Air Specialty Top 3 Ways To Control Humidity This Spring, Summer March 28, 2018 - “It’s not the heat; it’s the humidity.” We’ve all heard it and probably said it in the heat of one of Alabama’s scorching summer days. It’s not just an adage we like to say during the dog days of summer, it’s a fact we feel more discomfort when there is more humidity in the air. […]
HVAC system cleaning | Cleaning the kitchen | Air Specialty HVAC Cleaning: DIY Or Hire A Pro? March 20, 2018 - It’s time to spring-clean your HVAC system for sure! The question on your mind probably is: can I do the HVAC system cleaning myself to save time and money or should I enlist the help of an HVAC professional to help me? The answer is yes and yes. In other words, there are some things […]
Spring blooms on a tree | Spring hvac inspection | Air specialty Why A Spring HVAC Inspection Should Be On Your To-do List March 13, 2018 - Spring is in the air. The trees are blooming. The birds are chirping and the promise of summer tantalizes our senses. While spring fever may be your current state of mind, be sure to clear some space for a spring HVAC inspection before the last April shower comes and goes. 4 Reasons You Should Schedule […]
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