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How to Change a Home Heating Thermostat: Your Complete Step-By-Step Guide

December 9, 2019
With the influx of "smart" thermostat technologies that offer connectivity over distance and the ability to set detailed schedules to save on electric bills, more people are wanting to replace outdated thermostats. Does yours need an upgrade? If you're wondering how to change a thermostat in your house, keep reading for our handy step-by-step guide! 1. Confirm Your Current System Is Compatible Some older systems are not compatible with the new thermostats that are available. You need to ... Continue Reading

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5 Reasons Why HVAC Maintenance is Important for the Upcoming Months

October 16, 2019
Winter's coming up, and you know what that means: it'll be time to fire up your heater soon! But if you've neglected your HVAC unit, you may be in for a chilly surprise when it gets cold. To avoid disappointment (and freezing extremities), you should get regular maintenance done for your heating and AC. Here are 5 reasons why HVAC maintenance is important for the upcoming months. 1. Improve Air Quality Normally, you probably have a few windows open ... Continue Reading

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How Long Do HVAC Units Last? 5 Tips to Extending the Life of Yours

October 1, 2019
Heating and cooling systems account for 6% of all electricity used in the United States. But how long do HVAC units last, anyway? And for that matter, what can you do to save money and keep your system alive longer? Keep reading to find out! How Long Do HVAC Units Last? The exact length of your system's lifespan will depend on a number of factors including upkeep, usage and weather conditions. For the most part, you can expect your ... Continue Reading

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5 Key Things to Consider When Hiring an HVAC Contractor

August 22, 2019
The concept of air conditioning dates back to several thousands of years ago when Iranians engineered wind catchers to combat warm weather. Nowadays heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) is a given luxury in the average home. We've all dreaded our heating or cooling bills at any given time of the year, but HVAC is a utility none of us would want to live without. Sooner or later, your system is bound to be in need ... Continue Reading

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The Warning Signs of a Broken Air Conditioner

July 23, 2019
Are you troubled lately by an extra-hot house? Starting to wonder if you've got a broken air conditioner? Then stop wondering and keep reading. We have all the common signs you're most likely experiencing if there's something wrong with your AC. Read on to learn the signs and know when to call in professional air conditioning repair near Wilmington, NC. 1. Weak Airflow One of the most common signs something's wrong with your air conditioner is a lack of ... Continue Reading

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Everything You Need to Know About Home Air Filtration

June 11, 2019
Does your home have an air filtration system in place? If not, you should consider getting one installed. Most people overlook the issues that indoor air pollution can cause in their home. Installing a whole house filter is one of the best things you can do for your health and the health of your entire family. Whether you live in a busy city or not, the air you're breathing indoors can be more harmful (and even ... Continue Reading

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Keep Cool as a Cucumber This Summer: 5 Major Benefits of HVAC Maintenance

May 6, 2019
With summer right around the corner, strategies on how to beat the heat are likely on your mind. In case the copious amounts of sweat didn't tell you everything you need to know, 2018 was one of the hottest summers on record in the United States. If that trend continues this year, the last thing you want is to be caught with broken air conditioning. Like with most things you want to avoid, prevention is the ... Continue Reading

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How To Know If You Need Heat Pump Repair

February 27, 2019
  Your heat pump is the beating heart of your home or business’ heating system. Most of the time it’s doing its job so well that we can take it for granted. We only really spare it a thought when something goes wrong. However, when this occurs it can result in a very involved and costly repair. Very often, a little vigilance is enough to allow us to call in the pros to solve little problems ... Continue Reading

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How a Chilling, Cooling Tower, and Air Handling Unit Work Together

January 28, 2019
When it comes to heating and cooling an office space or larger building, the use of a commercial or industrial-sized HVAC system is needed in order to properly meet the needs of the entire building. In order to have a better understanding of how the HVAC system in a larger office building works, you need to know how the chiller, cooling tower, and air handling unit work together. A water-cooled chiller is a large piece of ... Continue Reading

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Wilmington Sharks Baseball Fireworks Night Sponsored by Salt Air, Inc.

March 13, 2018
Salt  Air Heating & Cooling Announces Sponsorship of Local Wilmington NC Baseball Game We are so excited to announce that we will be sponsoring our local Wilmington NC minor league baseball team, the Wilmington Sharks, on Friday, June 29th 2018th from 6 PM to 9 PM at Legion Stadium as they take on the Red Wolves of Florence, South Carolina for Sharks Baseball Fireworks Night. For directions to the stadium click here. The fireworks display has ... Continue Reading