How Poor Indoor Air Quality Can Affect Your Home and Health

September 19th, 2022

You keep your home clean and do your best to prioritize healthy choices for your family. For some homeowners, this means eating healthy, while for others, it means using fewer chemicals. But what about the quality of the air you breathe? Even though pollutants don’t always produce a smell, they are in the air you breathe every day, even when you’re at home. Many of the allergens and contaminants around your house can lead to serious health problems. 

The good news is that you can notice signs of poor indoor air quality. If you have questions about duct services in East End, AR, our team can help. We offer air quality tests so you know exactly what contaminants are present. Then we can help you choose an air purifier that fits your family’s needs. Until then, learn how poor quality affects your home and health. 

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Repairs or Replacement: Which to Choose?

August 22nd, 2022

We’re in the thick of summer and your air conditioner has decided to abruptly shut down. This can be one of the most frustrating things to happen, and we won’t knock anyone out for looking online for solutions. But there are only two good options for a homeowner with a severely malfunctioning air conditioner: AC repairs and AC replacement. The problem is figuring out which is right for you.

In most cases, air conditioning service in East End, AR like repairs are the better option. You’re just trying to stay cool and calm, and for the rest of the summer, you simply want your air conditioner to work properly. Our team can definitely help you with AC repairs that are prompt and effective.

However, if your air conditioner has reached a certain point, like 10 years in age or it requires multiple repairs each year, then we’d argue a replacement is better.

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An Air Purifier Can Eliminate Odors

August 1st, 2022

Do you have some strange smells wafting through your home? Well, chances are likely that if they’re close enough for you to notice, they’re spread throughout your air ducts and your HVAC system.

Odors are comprised of small particles in the air that can either make us uncomfortable or even sick. You can’t be certain if a strange odor is something from a passing car outdoors, or if it’s a mold infestation that’s beginning to take hold somewhere in your home. Parsing out “what smells are from what” can kind of be a lost cause in most instances.

Well, the good news is that you don’t have to do much aside from investing in an air purifier in Pine Bluff, AR. Air purifiers, especially UV air purifiers, can eliminate odors in your home, or at least put a serious damper on their ability to spread throughout the other rooms inside your house.

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What You SHOULD Hear Coming From Your AC

July 18th, 2022

We talk a lot about things you shouldn’t detect from your air conditioner. If you’re picking up on a foul odor, loud and uncomfortable noises, or even the fact that it’s not working at all, then you should call our team for help. These occurrences almost always signal a problem that can and should be fixed by a professional.

However, this blog post isn’t about those noises or smells. In fact, you can probably check back to this blog in a couple of weeks, or even check a previous blog post for some tips on how to detect problems. This week, we’d like to ease your mind and talk about some of the noises your air conditioner should be making.

Just remember, if any of these noises sound a bit louder or more uncomfortable than they should be, then you still should call for help with AC repair in Pine Bluff, AR.

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Skipping Maintenance: What’s the Worst That Can Happen?

July 4th, 2022

We always talk about routine maintenance in the same way that we would say you always need to pay your taxes. It’s a vital part of your life if you’re an air conditioner owner, and it’s something that should never be forgotten. But in the real world, especially with the world the way it is today, people do forget things. That’s okay, we quickly want to say that we don’t shame anyone for missing their maintenance or their taxes, it absolutely happens!

Now, the most important thing to do in these kinds of situations is to be aware of the repercussions and to work to try and right the wrongs. We’re not tax experts so we can’t help you with that, but we can help you with your air conditioning. If you skipped AC maintenance in Pine Bluff, AR, you might be in an okay spot depending on how many years you’ve skipped it.

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How Long Should an AC Last Here?

June 20th, 2022

This is a really good question, and one that a lot of our customers seem to ask us. It’s true—you can expect an air conditioner to last a different amount of time down here in Arkansas than in New Hampshire or Maine. We simply use them a lot more, and our summers are pretty brutal with humidity, so they’re running for about a month or two longer than other systems up north.

So, how much should you be willing to compromise the longevity of your system because of the climate you live in? Well, that’s where things get complicated. As long as you invest in yearly maintenance and call for AC repair in Pine Bluff, AR when it’s needed, your AC might last as long as a system that’s used less.

However, if you run your system through every boiling hot summer we get, but it isn’t maintained or repaired properly, then it might last half as long as it should.

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Nicholson’s AC FAQ

June 6th, 2022

Do you have pressing questions that have to do with your air conditioner? Well, first of all, you can always call the friendly and licensed technicians at the Nicholson’s team. We can not only help you by answering your questions, but we can also provide valuable services like repairs, installations, maintenance, and more. The point is that homeowners will always come up with good questions about their home comfort systems, and we love being the team with the answers.

Today, we’re going to try and talk about some of the most common AC questions we get. So, if you’re wondering whether someone else has asked your question before, this is the perfect blog post for you. Down below we’ll be approaching a lot of different types of topics, but you can always reach out to us for AC repair in Pine Bluff, AR.

So, let’s get started with our handy FAQ!

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3 Reasons to Invest in Duct Services

May 22nd, 2022

Do you need duct repairs? Or perhaps your ducts are in one piece but that piece is leaking everywhere it shouldn’t be? Well, before you spend another summer letting cool air leak throughout your home and your energy bill starts to suffer, we urge you to call our team for duct services in Pine Bluff, AR.

Air ducts are a major piece of your HVAC system and they require just as much attention as your central air conditioning system or your heater. In fact, your air ducts are a huge part of both heating and cooling your home, so we implore you to take good care of your air ducts.

Today, we’re going to focus on three specific duct services we can help you with–duct testing, duct sealing, and duct repairs. If your home is in need of any of those, then we’re waiting on standby to help!

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DIY AC Repairs Aren’t as Good as They Sound

May 9th, 2022

It feels great to do a project on your own. When you do something DIY, you get to do it at your own pace, with your own rules, and nobody can tell you what to do! It’s truly a freeing feeling, so we don’t want any of our readers to think that we’re not all for home projects. Go out and build that garden this spring, or try building that new computer yourself! There are some amazing guides online that you can follow to set yourself up for success.

However, air conditioning repair is not one of those projects. AC repair is more tedious, more expensive, and it’s often less rewarding when you try to do it yourself. Seriously, we’ve seen DIY air conditioning repair in Redfield, AR turn out to be a disaster, and we’re here to help other customers avoid this same fate.

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Air Conditioning Repair? Call in the Professionals and Save Money

April 25th, 2022

When it comes to a misbehaving or broken HVAC system, homeowners may have been led to believe that taking the DIY route will save them time and money. In reality, the opposite is true. 

Unfortunately, there are many DIY tutorials on the internet that make it seem as if fixing a broken heating or air conditioning unit is a safe, easy job. But not calling in a professional can end up being expensive or unsafe. 

If you need AC repair, we are here to help. But in the meantime, we have compiled the following guide to alert you to the pitfalls of home repair, from the downright dangerous to the simply impractical.

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