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The Best Way to Cool Older Homes

If you live in an older home, you may know that cooling it is a challenge. The heating, cooling and ventilation system that existed 50 years ago was different. In some cases, there are older homes that have no HVAC installed at all. Builders of those homes did the best they could decades ago, especially…

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Introducing Your New Ductless Mini-Split: Things to Know

JW Plumbing, Heating and Air installing a Ductless mini-split in Los Angeles, CA

Choosing the right type of cooling system is perhaps one of the most important things you can do for your home, and there is no shortage of options. The ductless mini-split system is one of the most modern options. These systems are created with efficiency and flexibility, so they make a good fit in a…

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How to Choose a “Long-Life” Air Filter

Choosing the right air filter for your home isn’t always as simple or straightforward as you might think. There are many things you need to consider: What type of filter can your heating and air conditioning system handle? What level of filtration do you need How efficient do you want your air conditioner to be?…

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Do I Need to Replace My AC if It’s Short-Cycling?

Short-cycling is one of the more common problems that can afflict an air conditioning system. It describes when an AC becomes locked into its start-up cycle, so that it rapidly turns the compressor on and off without completing its normal cooling cycle. This will mean poor comfort in a house because the system won’t stay on…

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