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My Hot Water Heater Has a Rusted Bottom – Should I Be Concerned?

September 15, 2023
Damaged element on old hot water heater

A hot water heater with a rusted bottom is definitely a cause for concern. Your water heater is an important component of your home, providing the hot water you need for showers, dishes, cooking, and cleaning. Notice corrosion on your water heater? Understanding why it’s there and what you can do about it can help…

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Why Is My Furnace Leaking Water?

July 21, 2023
Furnace repair

If you believe your furnace is leaking water, it is essential to determine if it is definitely leaking right away. Addressing the leak early, before it becomes an issue, can help you avoid higher repair costs, bio growth, and health risks. Your furnace can leak at any time of the year for multiple reasons. Whether…

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Can Humidifiers Cause Mold? Your Questions Answered!

July 18, 2023
Mold inside a house

Humidifiers are a useful device designed to add moisture to the air in your home. Many people choose to use them to improve their comfort and decrease dryness in the air. One problem that frequently occurs though is humidifier mold. It’s unclear to many homeowners whether or not this is an issue. But, can humidifiers…

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The Top 6 Best HVAC Tips for Summer

July 14, 2023
HVAC system

To prepare your HVAC unit for the summer, you can follow many HVAC tips to ensure your HVAC unit is running appropriately and maximizing energy efficiency. Once the summer approaches, you don’t want any issues with your HVAC system. Whether having a barbeque with friends or relaxing in your home, following these summer HVAC tips…

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Why Your HVAC Is Freezing up in Summer

July 14, 2023
HVAC technician using measuring equipment

As summer rolls in, so does the heat. The last thing you want to worry about is your HVAC freezing up. Even though it’s hot outside, it’s common to see HVACs freezing up in summer for a variety of reasons. In this guide, we’ll help you discover five of the most common reasons why this…

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What You Should Look For In a Professional HVAC Contractor

March 31, 2023

If you’re looking to hire an HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) contractor, choosing the right one is important. Your HVAC system is a significant investment, and it’s essential to ensure that it’s installed and maintained correctly. Here are some things to look for when hiring an HVAC contractor: Licensing and Certification: Check if the…

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How A Preferred Membership Program Can Make Your Life Easier!

March 30, 2023

Southwest Heating & Cooling is a leading HVAC company that offers a Preferred Customer Membership program. This program is designed to provide customers with a range of benefits that can help them save money and improve the efficiency and performance of their HVAC systems. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the benefits of joining the…

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Six unique ways to help cut back on your energy bill this winter with Southwest Heating & Cooling!

February 28, 2023

During these winter months, you and your family are more than likely running your HVAC and furnace systems at full blast to keep your home in working order and your family safe and comfortable during the winter months. Because most people are running their furnaces and HVAC systems to stay warm, the energy bill during…

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