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Save on Bills as the Weather Cools Down in Charlotte

Saving Money Through the Winter in Charlotte, NC No one likes to pay high utility bills, but as the fall weather sets in you can reduce your next month’s energy usage with just a few simple steps. For a small, or in some cases no investment, you can set yourself up to save for years to come. Here are some ideas from the professionals: 7-12% of heat loss occurs through a home’s doors and windows. Be sure yours are sealed as tightly as possible. Check to see if your [...]

By | September 22nd, 2017|

Avoid a Furnace Breakdown in North Carolina

A furnace failure in the middle of a North Carolina winter can be not only inconvenient but a little scary as well. Our aim at Acosta Heating & Air Conditioning is to help you avoid such issues and to remain warm and comfortable in your home. Heating and Furnace Services in Charlotte, NC The most common factor leading to furnace failure is neglect. Many homeowners don’t realize the importance of having their furnace cleaned and checked on a regular basis. Scheduling annual maintenance and inspections on your furnace can [...]

By | September 12th, 2017|

Winter is Coming! Take Advantage of Our Repair and Maintenance Services for Furnaces

Winter is getting closer and closer, and here at Acosta Heating and Cooling, we want to keep your home warm and comfortable when cooler temperatures arrive. We offer repair, maintenance, and installation services for furnaces, so whether you’re ready to upgrade your unit or just want to check everything out before winter, we’re the ones to call. Maintenance Tips for Furnaces When it comes to furnaces, maintaining your system is the best way to prevent unexpected breakdowns and increase the system’s longevity. We recommend the following maintenance tips: Make [...]

By | September 11th, 2017|

Is Air Conditioner Installation on Your Summer To-Do List?

Air Conditioner Summer To-Do List in Charlotte, NC You’ve switched on your air conditioning system because – let’s face it – the summer heat this year is terrible. Not only is it humid, but the sun just beats down day after day. Without the cold air from your AC unit, your house would be miserable. As you turn on the thermostat and crank down the temperature, you notice it: the lack of air flow, a weird noise, or maybe a strange smell. No matter what you do, you can’t [...]

By | August 21st, 2017|

That Leak Could Mean You Need Air Conditioning Repair

There could be more to your leaking air conditioner than just a pool of water. Not only could you end up with mold or water damage, but you could also be running an inefficient cooling system that is costing you money in the long run. There are a couple of common reasons that your air conditioner is leaking, however, and our professionals at Acosta Heating and Cooling can provide the solutions you need. When we arrive for air conditioning repair services at your home or business in Charlotte, North [...]

By | July 13th, 2017|

Air Conditioners: Choosing the Right Size for Your Home

Choosing an Air Conditioner Size in Charlotte, NC When it comes to air conditioners, a bigger system won’t necessarily cool your home any better than a smaller one. Generally speaking, the size you need all comes down to the cooling power your home requires and how big your home is. One of the best ways, however, to pick the right system as you go through your options for air conditioners is to choose a system with the right BTUs, or British Thermal Unit. The BTU rating is a figure [...]

By | June 12th, 2017|

Do You Need Professional Air Conditioning Repair? Here’s How to Tell.

Running into a problem with your air conditioner in the middle of a sweltering summer day is never fun. Although AC problems are almost inevitable, we want you to remember that you don’t have to wait until your system stops working entirely to turn to us. Here are a few signs that indicate you need air conditioning repair sooner rather than later: Poor air flow--If the air flow coming from your vents is weak, your air conditioner’s compressor could be failing. However, if air flow problems are present in [...]

By | May 11th, 2017|

You Can’t Go Wrong With These Central Air Conditioning Maintenance Tips

Air Conditioning Maintenance Tips for Your Charlotte, NC Home Your central air conditioning system keeps your home cool all summer long -- or at least that’s what you want it to do. If you want to avoid a situation where your central air conditioning system stops working like it should or stops working altogether, we highly recommend following these maintenance guidelines: The most important thing you can do for your central air conditioning system is to replace its filters on a regular basis. Clogged, dirty filters prevent clean, cool [...]

By | April 21st, 2017|

Springtime Flu or Indoor Air Quality Issue?

Getting a cold or the flu this time of year always seems to be worse than other times of the year, but if you feel ill and just cannot shake it, it might be something other than your immune system to blame. It could be a problem with the indoor air quality in your home. Today’s homes are built to be energy efficient, and as such, dust, pollen, contaminants, chemicals and even viruses are trapped inside. When you add to that the numerous irritants you bring into your home, [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|

HVAC Repair vs. Coca-Cola 600

You, and probably many of your friends, are anxiously looking forward to the 58th running of the Coca-Cola 600 at the end of May. The pre-race show is set to honor Memorial Day and our military heroes so it should be an incredible event. The last thing you want to do is miss it because of a costly HVAC repair. About now you are also probably getting close to turning on the air conditioning, if you haven’t already, and one thing that you should be thinking about is having [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|