Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Extend the Life of Your Heating and Cooling System

It’s important to have your heating and cooling system inspected on an annual basis to ensure it’s running smoothly. You can do a lot of home maintenance by yourself; a fresh coat of paint or cleaning the gutters, but, when it comes to big appliances, you may need a professional. Inspections are especially vital before winter

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How Does Indoor Air Quality Affect Your Home?

Indoor Air Quality Let’s clear the air! Learning more about indoor air quality and how you can control pollutants within your home can help reduce your risk of indoor health concerns. Is the quality of your indoor air negatively impacting your family’s health?   Health Effects When you’ve been exposed to pollutants, health effects can

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Celebrating 30 Years of Service

This is a special month for Burton AC, Heating, Plumbing and More. We’re celebrating our 30th anniversary in business. We’ve served Omaha and the surrounding communities for three decades. Maybe you’ve seen our billboards or heard the jingle – “If Your Plumbing’s Hurtin’ Just Call Burton.” Perhaps you’ve made updates to your home, or maybe

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AC Self-Maintenance Tips

Whether it’s almost time to turn on your AC system or, instead, the cooling season is already well underway, you can play a significant role in maximizing system performance. At that same time, you can help prevent common repair problems and keep your utility costs down. Here’s how: Check your thermostat. If it runs on

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The Best Time to Buy an AC System

There are good, better, and best times to buy just about anything. There also are lousy times.  Take a new air conditioning system, for example.  It wouldn’t make a whole lot of sense to purchase one in January.  Not that you couldn’t find one.  You could find plenty, but it couldn’t be installed until the

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How to Reduce AC System Stress

You think you get stressed out at times?  Just ask your AC system how it feels after running non-stop during an extended hot streak. Or, for that matter, being on call 24/7 from May through October. It’s the kind of stress none of us could stand up to.  Well, neither can your AC system –

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The Importance of Accurate AC System Sizing

Think about the last time you replaced a central air conditioning system.  If you haven’t already, this blog is still for you. As a system ages, it gradually loses its cooling capability, and you forget how well it performed when it was new. All you know is that it’s not getting the job done now,

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6 Advantages of Central Air Conditioning

You buy and maintain a central AC system to keep cool, right? What else is there? Well, the answer is “plenty.”  Let’s have a look. Better than room air conditioners.  Room or portable air conditioners can keep you cool, as well.  But they don’t circulate the air throughout your home via your air ducts.  Central

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Why Late-Season AC Replacement is a Smart Move

The dog days of summer are here. The fortunate among us have a well-functioning air conditioning system that were built and maintained to take summer’s best on the chin, and yet keep churning out nice cool air. Then there’s another group of home owners. Those whose AC systems were barely up to the cooling demands

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Improved Air Circulation Can Help Reduce Your AC Costs

The older your AC system, the more likely you are to look for ways to reduce your monthly utility bills. That’s because older systems just can’t match their original out-of-the-box energy efficiency. So, unless you make some adjustments around your house, you’re simply going to pay more to cool your home. And while there are

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