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AC FAQ: 10 Blogs To Answer All Of Your Air Conditioner Questions

Posted by Brittany on Jun 9, 2015 2:50:21 PM

Air conditioner questionsIn freezing cold snow or sizzling summer heat, all the folks at Stay Comfy Minnesota want you to know that we are proud to be your trusted experts when it comes to keeping you comfortable in any weather.  In addition to our services, we pride ourselves in helping you each week through our blog posts by answering your questions about heating and cooling, and most importantly giving you tips and advice that you can use around your home.

With summer upon us—and because we love giving SO MUCH advice—we’ve narrowed down the answers to all of your air conditioner questions into 10 easy-to-read blog posts that will cover it all. Think of it as a quick summer course that will keep you cool and help you save some money.  

Without further ado, here are the links to your lesson plan:


Why Is It an Air Conditioner and Not an Air Cooler?

What’s in a name? We explain why an AC does more than just cool your home, but it conditions the air to keep you comfortable.

When Should You Turn On Your Air Conditioner?

We explain when to turn on the AC for the season and give you tips to get your AC in tip-top shape before you turn it on.

Home Cooling And Air Conditioner Myths

With so much conflicting advice on how to keep your home cool, we bust down the myths.

Signs Your AC Needs To Be Replaced

Feeling the heat or hearing a weird clanging beat – those are signs you may need to replace your AC. We give you a list of all the things to look out for.

What Makes An AC Unit High Efficiency?

If you’ve ever wondered if a high-efficiency AC is the way to go – this is the blog for you!

How Do Hot Days Affect My AC Unit?

We’ll tell you why your AC can feel the heat just like you, and what you can do to bring it some relief, too.

Do AC Units Fail Faster In Hot Climates?

In the battle of southern climates vs. northern climates, which AC will fail faster – the one running more often during the year, or the one that needs to brave the elements?

How Much Clearance Should I Have Around My Air Conditioner?

In this post, we are dishing out our advice on preparing the outdoor part of your AC unit to get the best efficiency.

Summer Thermostat Tips

Wondering where to set your thermostat to stop those AC arguments in your family? We have the tips to help you stay comfortable and save some money.

What Size Air Conditioning Unit Do I Need?

Is bigger really better? Not necessarily. Read our Q & A on how to select the right size air conditioner for your home.

And remember, if you need help with your HVAC system, call our experts at with your questions and we’ll make sure that you stay comfortable!

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Topics: Air quality, Cooling