Air Conditioning Articles

How Often Should You Change Your HVAC Filter?

October 2, 2023
Burns & McBride team member working on a Carrier HVAC unit.

Your HVAC air filter is an important part of your home’s air conditioning and heating system. It helps to keep the air in your home clean and free of dust, pollen, pet dander, and other allergens. A dirty air filter can reduce the efficiency of your HVAC system, which can lead to higher energy bills…

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Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

August 19, 2021
why is my ac blowing hot air?

We are truly in the heart of the summer in New Castle when the floor fans and the open windows just don’t cut it anymore. You head over to your thermostat and select “air conditioner” and wait for that refreshing icy air to start blowing out of your vents. When you check a few minutes later, you feel only hot air. Why?

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5 Ways to Save Money on Your AC and Summer Energy Bill

July 16, 2021
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During the hot summer months, we are all looking to save some pennies where we can. So why not start with your costly utility bills?

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Common AC Purchasing Mistakes to Avoid

June 30, 2021
AC Purchasing Mistakes to Avoid

When it’s time to invest in a major home appliance like an air conditioner (AC), you want to be well informed. The good news is technology has made it easy to gather a great deal of information in a short period of time. The bad news is there are so many makes and models of air conditioners available, the entire process can get quickly overwhelming.

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3 Telltale Signs It’s Time for a New AC

May 25, 2021
3 telltale signs its time for a new ac

Should you repair or replace? That’s always the big question when it comes to major home systems like air conditioning (AC). Repairs are easier on the pocketbook in the short run, but too many of them can add up.

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5 Benefits of a Preseason Tune-Up

April 30, 2021
preseason tune up. Burns & McBride team member sitting fixing an HVAC unit outside.

At Burns & McBride, we work hard to keep your Wilmington home comfortable and want to ensure it remains this way for you over summer. With proper heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) maintenance, your system can operate more efficiently and continue providing comfort for the remainder of its service life.

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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

April 16, 2021
why do I need ac maintenance now?

An air conditioner (AC), just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At Burns & McBride, we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned at least once a year. The optimum time is in the spring to ensure your system will run with the most efficiency during the hottest summer months. You need to be able to rely on your air conditioner for your comfort here in Wilmington.

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