The DIY Air Conditioner Spring Cleaning Guide

Spring cleaning, the most elaborate of household chores, is incomplete without a thorough cleaning of your air conditioner. Cleaning your AC prepares it for its summer run, and helps it work at maximum efficiency. Dirt is never good for an air conditioner, nor is it ideal for your lungs. So without further ado, here is …

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Common Air Conditioner Problems You Should Know About

Home alone with a malfunctioning air conditioner? A handful of air conditioner problems are relatively easy to diagnose, while others need a professional examination. Petrocelli Services brings you a list of common AC issues that every homeowner should now about. Refrigerant leakage:  If your AC seems to be taking longer than usual to cool your …

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What Are The Health Benefits (And Risks) Of Air Conditioners?

Air conditioning health risks are a common subject of debate. However, not all health hazards associated with ACs are real, and most of them are easily preventable. Most commonly aired complaints (excuse the pun) revolve around excessive skin dryness and irritation, and respiratory conditions caused by bacteria accumulation in the pipes and ducts. Adjusting humidity …

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Why Does Commercial Air Conditioning Need Regular Maintenance?

It isn’t a good idea to skip on routine air conditioner maintenance, particularly if yours is a commercial air conditioning system. You wouldn’t want sub-par or defunct air conditioning to come in the way of business, which is why we have put together a quick overview of commercial AC maintenance and its benefits. How often …

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Why Do AC Prices Rise Every Year?

If you’ve ever set money aside for a new air conditioning system, only to discover that it now costs more than it did last year, you’re not alone. It’s only natural to wonder why that budget air conditioner you checked out last year costs so much more today. We’ve chosen five good reasons why new …

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Why You Should Switch To A High-Efficiency Gas Furnace

There’s a lot of talk about high efficiency gas furnaces on home improvement portals, and for good reason. If your home has a gas furnace installed, the mercury in your location probably dips by a good bit during winter. And if your existing furnace sees moderate to heavy usage during this time, you’d do well …

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Is There An Ideal Winter Thermostat Setting?

There are no fixed rules that govern winter temperature settings for your thermostat. There are, however, some basic guidelines that you can use to arrive at the temperature settings best suited to your preferences, lifestyle and heating system. At Petrocelli Services, we recommend that you take the following criteria into consideration to determine your ideal …

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Should You Replace Your Window AC Units With Centralized Air Conditioning?

With more and more homeowners opting for centralized AC systems over traditional ACs, it is only natural for you to consider following suit. Centralized ACs do ask for a higher initial investment on your part, but also promise a number of benefits. Chief among these are effective air circulation and improved indoor air quality. To …

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