What Are the Ideal Thermostat Settings?

What Are the Ideal Thermostat Settings?

If you’re looking for advice on the ideal thermostat settings, the real question you want answered is probably, “How can I stay comfortable while still keeping my utility bills low?” There is no set-in-stone answer, as everyone has their own unique comfort...

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Is It Safe to Use Chemical Drain Cleaners?

Is It Safe to Use Chemical Drain Cleaners?

One of the most common questions asked of plumbers is, “Is it safe to use a chemical drain cleaner on a clogged drain?” The short answer is that it’s best to avoid using these products. If you have a major clog, a chemical drain cleaner won’t be very...

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What Are the Most Common Plumbing Issues in Homes?

What Are the Most Common Plumbing Issues in Homes?

If you’re buying a new home, the possibility of plumbing issues probably isn’t the first thing on your mind. You’re more likely worried about what school district the home is in, how much land it has, and whether the floor plan will fit your family’s...

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How Do I Qualify for the New AC Unit Rebates?

How Do I Qualify for the New AC Unit Rebates?

Here at Intelligent Design, a lot of our customers ask us about qualifying for an AC unit rebate when it’s time to upgrade to a new central air conditioner. New AC units are a major investment, and so qualifying for a rebate is definitely a priority for...

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How Much Does a New Air Conditioner Cost?

How Much Does a New Air Conditioner Cost?

In Southern Arizona, central air conditioning is a must-have for comfortably surviving summer. If your old AC unit suddenly breaks down and needs to be replaced, one of the first questions to enter your mind will likely be, “What does a new air conditioner...

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How Long Do AC Units Last?

How Long Do AC Units Last?

A central air conditioner is a major investment. Yet, it’s definitely an essential one if you live in Southern Arizona. After spending thousands on a new unit, many homeowners wonder: “How long do AC units last?” You will understandably want your new air...

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Is a Home Energy Audit Worth It?

Is a Home Energy Audit Worth It?

So you’ve been thinking of making your home more energy efficient, but you aren’t quite sure where to start. Alternatively, you’re wondering why your energy bills have been so high lately. The solution to both conundrums is a home energy audit. A...

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What Does the SEER Rating Mean for Air Conditioners?

What Does the SEER Rating Mean for Air Conditioners?

Central air conditioning is essential for people who live in Southern Arizona. When it’s time to buy a new central air conditioner, you will undoubtedly want one that performs efficiently and keeps your home cool without causing your utility bills to...

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How Does AC Work?

How Does AC Work?

The first modern air conditioning system made its debut in 1902. Since that time, there have been considerable improvements in the technology. Today, there are many types of air conditioners to choose from. But, for all those wondering “How does AC work?”...

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