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Don’t sweat! 5 items to check if your home air conditioning system is not cooling

1.Make sure your air filters are clean and clear of obstructions. If your filters are wet or ice is present at your indoor unit, do NOT operate your system. Call Hamstra Heating & Cooling for service. 2.Check to make sure that your thermostat is set for cooling mode operation and the desired temperature set-point is… View Article

NOW IS A GREAT TIME TO SAVE MONEY ON A NEW HEATING & COOLING SYSTEM

At Hamstra Heating & Cooling we have heard from many clients about how much money they have saved in gas & electric bills when they upgraded their old system to a new one. New systems, like new anything, work much more efficiently. But, most importantly, a new system will only work as well as the… View Article

Getting Your Heating System Ready for Cooler Temperatures

A few thoughts to consider from Hamstra Heating & Cooling   CAN I TURN MY THERMOSTAT DOWN IN THE WINTER WHILE I’M AWAY AT WORK? Yes, the Department of Energy recommends a change of no more than 3 degrees for maximum possible energy savings. These 3 degrees are very important because if your home gets… View Article

Fall Planning: How to prepare and maintain your system this coming season

It’s fall maintenance time! If you are currently a Choice Service Club member, please give us a call to schedule. Not currently a maintenance member? Contact us today to learn about how we can help you avoid costly repairs with simple & easy preventative maintenance. 8 Things You Need to Know to Maintain your System… View Article

HELP, MY AC IS LEAKING!!! WHAT SHOULD I DO???

The most common calls we receive at Hamstra Heating & Cooling during the Tucson monsoons include the following phrases: “There is water dripping out of my AC vent.” “We have water coming from our mechanical closet and has soaked our carpet” Uncommon … No. Preventable … Yes. What can cause air conditioning water leaks? Clogged… View Article

Heating & Cooling: The State of our Industry – Buyer Beware

As we head into year 2…or 3…or 4…or 5 or whatever of the “Great Recession”, the term “Buyer Beware” has taken on a whole new meaning.  As consumers budgets tighten and as companies become ever desperate for business, customer service and quality are approaching new all-time lows.  The scams you read about in the news… View Article

How to change your heating & cooling filter from Hamstra Heating & Cooling

Do yourself a favor, check & change your air conditioner/heater filter(s) monthly I know, I know, I know!  This is something you’ve heard a thousand times.  Changing the filter in you air conditioning system monthly isn’t some new and exciting message.  Every blog and news article you have every read about energy efficiency or “green”… View Article

What should you look for in a heating and cooling maintenance plan?

RED FLAG #4 – MISLEADING MAINTENANCE PLANS Have you ever seen these ads?  “$39 Heating Inspection!” “$59 Cooling Tune-up!” “$49.99 AC Service!” “$69.99 Winter Heating Safety Check!” “$129 Annual Maintenance Plan!” Pretty confusing if you ask me.  I mean, my profession is heating and cooling and I’m confused by all the different jargon out there.  What’s the difference… View Article

Are heating & cooling estimates accurate when given over the phone?

THE STATE OF OUR INDUSTRY – Buyer Beware… RED FLAG #3 – NEW SYSTEM QUOTES OVER THE PHONE ARE NOT ACCURATE! Every single day at Hamstra Heating & Cooling, we get calls from customers who would like an estimate for new air conditioning equipment, and everyday at least one of those callers asks for a quote over the… View Article

Do yourself a favor, check & change your air conditioning filter(s) monthly

I know, I know, I know! This is something you’ve heard a thousand times. Changing the filter in you air conditioning system monthly isn’t some new and exciting message. Every blog and news article you have every read about energy efficiency or “green” homes has told you to change your filters regularly. Every heating &… View Article

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