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Ductless Mini Split
Air Conditioning

What is a Ductless Mini-Split System?

What is a Ductless Mini-Split System? Ductless mini-split HVAC systems are gaining popularity, but is it the right choice of system for your home? Find out more. A ductless mini-split system (sometimes just called a …

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heat pump gauge
Heating & Furnaces

What is a Heat Pump and How Does it Work?

What is a Heat Pump and How Does it Work? Heat pumps are responsible for transferring and moving thermal energy, and the process is an interesting one. Here’s a quick guide to how it all …

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Emergency HVAC Repair Costs
HVAC

The Costs of HVAC Emergency Service

The Costs of HVAC Emergency Service No matter the business, emergency services always cost more than those that are regular or routine. Here’s what’s involved in emergency HVAC service costs. Imagine it’s summer in the …

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cheap air filters
Indoor Air Quality

Types of Air Filters for Your Heating & Cooling Unit

Air Filters For HVAC Units: Types & Uses Your HVAC system is a crucial part of your home air system. It heats and cools your home to keep it at a comfortable temperature. Around the …

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Broken Capacitors
HVAC

How to Prevent the Most Common AC Repair: Broken Capacitors

How to Prevent the Most Common AC Repair: Broken Capacitors An air conditioning capacitor jump starts the motor and keeps it running. Here’s how to fix one when it breaks down, and who to call …

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HVAC maintenance checklist
HVAC

End-of-Summer HVAC Maintenance Checklist

End-of-Summer HVAC Maintenance Checklist In this guide, we’ll provide you with an end-of-summer HVAC maintenance checklist that’ll help you prepare your HVAC unit for the colder months. Not maintaining your HVAC system reduces the equipment’s …

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HVAC Units for Residential Properties
HVAC

HVAC Terms: Important HVAC Terminology You Should Know

HVAC Terminology The most common Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning terms that home and business owners should be familiar with. HVAC, like any other industry, is full of its own terminology, jargon, and abbreviations. It’s …

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Heat repairman fixing heat
Heating & Furnaces

4 Signs You Need Heater Repair

4 Signs You Need Heater Repair Read these most common heating problems homeowners face, and how you can fix them. Whether you’re dealing with extreme heat in Augusta or the surrounding area or facing freezing temperatures, you …

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Residential HVAC Units
HVAC

5 Warning Signs Your HVAC Unit Is Going Bad and Needs to Be Repaired

5 Warning Signs Your HVAC Unit Is Going Bad and Needs to Be Repaired Not sure whether or not your HVAC needs to be repaired? Read our simple guide to 5 common signs your heating …

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Smart Home Thermostats
Energy Efficient Home

Top 5 Smart Thermostats in 2018

Top 5 Smart Thermostats in 2018 Read about our five favorite Smart Thermostats of 2018 to help you narrow down your choice for a WiFi thermostat to make your home smarter and save you money. …

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Portable Air Conditioners
AC Repair

DIY: Portable AC Unit Repair Guide

DIY: Portable AC Unit Repair Guide Check out these common portable air conditioning problems and their solutions! Is your portable AC unit on the fritz? You could call a contractor, but maybe you’re the adventurous …

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Portable Outdoor Air Conditioner
Air Conditioning

Portable Outdoor Air Conditioners – Your Buying Guide

Portable Outdoor Air Conditioners – Your Buying Guide Read about 5 of the best outdoor air conditioning units available on the market today.  Everything You Need to Know About Portable Air Conditioners for the Outdoors …

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Home Energy Efficient Honeywell Wifi Thermostat
Energy Efficient Home

Honeywell’s New Monthly Energy Report

HVAC Terminology Honeywell’s New Monthly Energy Report Who doesn’t love to save money? Read this easy guide to learn how Honeywell’s energy reports work and the features of a WiFi thermostat.  New WiFi Thermostat Feature …

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Keep Bedroom Cool
Indoor Air Quality

Keep Your Bedroom Cooler With These 7 Simple Tips

Keep Your Bedroom Cooler With These 7 Simple Tips A comfortable bedroom is often a cool bedroom. Check out these tips to help ensure you’re able to create that. 1. Use blinds or curtains to …

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hvac maintenance tips
HVAC

How to Prep Your House & HVAC System for Vacation this Winter

How to Prep Your House & HVAC System for Vacation this Winter Taking a vacation this winter? Read our foolproof guide to prepare your home with these 5 steps.  As the winter months approach, many …

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HVAC Filters
Indoor Air Quality

Your Guide to HVAC Filters

Your Guide to HVAC Filters Indoor air quality can be improved significantly by replacing HVAC filters. Do you know what type of filter your HVAC unit has and what its rating is? Read to find …

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Cleaning Air Ducts
Indoor Air Quality

Indoor Air Quality & How To Clean HVAC Ducts

Indoor Air Quality & How To Clean HVAC Ducts Read our easy 10  DIY steps to clean and sanitize your air ducts and HVAC vents to improve your home’s air quality.  During the hot summer …

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Furnace Tune Up
Maintenance

The Importance of Annual Furnace Maintenance

The Importance of Annual Furnace Maintenance Read our top reasons to have annual furnace tune-ups & 4 easy DIY checklist tips for you to  start saving money now. Now that winter is finally here, your …

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Winter HVAC Guide
Maintenance

The Ultimate HVAC Winter Guide

The Ultimate HVAC Winter Guide Sometimes winter arrives out of nowhere… being prepared ahead of time will keep you and your family from being left in the cold. Read our 7-Step Winter HVAC To Do …

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Fighting allergies in winter
Indoor Air Quality

Fighting Winter Allergies With Quality Heating & Air Systems

Fighting Winter Allergies With Quality Heating & Air Systems There’s nothing worse than being uncomfortable with allergies. Read these simple steps to help prevent issues during winter months if you suffer from winter allergies. Reduce …

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broken air conditioning
AC Repair

Why Is My Air Conditioning Not Working?

Why Is My Air Conditioning Not Working? Did your air conditioner  just stop working? Check out these common reasons an air conditioner will stop working and how you can possibly fix it.  Signs to Look …

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How Air Conditioners Work
Air Conditioning

How do Air Conditioners Work?

How do Air Conditioners Work? Learn about how air conditioners work and the process of creating cool air.  Do You Know How Air Conditioning Works? Nearly everyone has an air conditioner in their home. They …

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Affordable Furnace Repair
Maintenance

Your Guide to Quality Affordable Furnace Repair, North Augusta SC

Your Guide to Quality Affordable Furnace Repair Read our 5 steps to ensure that your heating and air unit stays up & running and know when it’s time to hire a professional.  Furnace Repair & …

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Commercial HVAC Contractor
HVAC

Finding an Aiken HVAC Contractor

Finding an Aiken HVAC Contractor If you are in need of a professional HVAC contractor for heating or cooling services, read this guide to help find the right one for you.  Good contractors are difficult …

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AC Repair Replacement
Air Conditioning

Air Conditioner Repair VS Air Conditioner Replacement

Air Conditioner Repair VS Air Conditioner Replacement Not sure if it is time to replace your air conditioner? Read our guide to help make the decision. Air Conditioning does not come cheap. You invested a …

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Allergies
Indoor Air Quality

The Best Air Conditioner Filters For Allergies

The Best Air Conditioner Filters For Allergies Learn about how HVAC air filters work, some of the common types, and how their effectiveness is rated. Are you suffering from seasonal pollen or dust allergies? You’re …

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Air Conditioning Split Unit Airflow
Indoor Air Quality

Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Improve Your Indoor Air Quality Your home’s indoor air quality is an essential part of being comfortable and healthy in your home. Read these simple ways you can help the air quality today by cleaning …

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Air Vent Cleaning
Indoor Air Quality

Surprising Facts: The Benefits of Air Duct Cleaning

Surprising Facts: The Benefits of Air Duct Cleaning Air ducts play a very important role in the air quality of a home, office or commercial space. Read these 4 facts and learn the effects of …

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Save Money On Your AC Bill
AC Repair

7 Great Ways to Save Money on Your AC Bill This Summer!

7 Great Ways to Save Money on Your AC Bill This Summer! Read our 7 simple ways to reduce cooling costs during the summertime.  How to Save Money on Your Air Conditioning Bill Did you …

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Air conditioner with toolbox and tools.
AC Repair

7 Signs Your Air Conditioning Unit May Need Some Repairs

7 Signs Your Air Conditioning Unit May Need Some Repairs Read these common reasons to learn whether or not your air conditioning needs a repair today.  1 – Loud Noise Air conditioners make noise. As …

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Sig Cox Technician repair an HVAC unit in Augusta, GA
AC Repair

Sig Cox Launches Brand New Website!

Sig Cox Launches Brand New Website! Today we are proud to unveil our brand new website. Developing service loyalty and striking success is not easily achieved overnight, but we at Sig Cox Inc, understand the …

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Too hot inside, needs Air conditioning
General

“Honey, it’s hot in here. And no, it’s not you.”

“Honey, it’s hot in here. And no, it’s not you.” Air Conditioning One of the distinguished engineering achievements of the 20th century is air conditioning; it is by far America’s biggest first world– solution. An …

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Relaxing in the comfortable air conditioning
General

Hiring the Right Air Conditioning Expert

Hiring the Right Air Conditioning Expert As a homeowner, you will eventually need your HVAC unit serviced or repaired, read these important things to look for in a reputable company.  Air Conditioning Contractors Handling an …

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