Scaran Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Tips for Making a Loud Central AC Run Quieter

Monday, June 17th, 2024

Is your air conditioner making a lot of racket during operation? If so, you may be wondering how to quiet all the noise so that it fades into the background instead of being loud enough that you have to speak over it. Keep reading to learn our tips for ensuring quiet AC operation and knowing when to call for service because your AC’s sounds are getting out of hand.

Just give us a call for loud noises in your central air conditioning in Staten Island, NY and we can help troubleshoot. Sometimes noisy operation is easy enough to address yourself, but other times you need to leave it to the AC pros. When in doubt, it’s always better to play it safe and reach out for help. 

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Benefits of Switching to a Ductless AC

Monday, May 20th, 2024

If you’ve been thinking about switching to a ductless mini split system, now is a great time to make the leap. Ductless mini splits are excellent for both heating and cooling and offer a high degree of customization.

When you’re ready, you can give our team a call to schedule an in-home assessment for ductless cooling in Staten Island, NY. We can visit your home and talk to you about how a ductless system would be set up. In the meantime, you can keep reading to learn more about the benefits of a ductless mini split.

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3 Common AC Repairs We See

Monday, May 6th, 2024

When it comes to air conditioning repairs, some are more common while others pop up far less frequently. There are some air conditioning repairs that we see in homes over and over again. You can keep reading to learn more about the three most common air conditioning repair needs that we see in the community and what each one means for your unit.

Then give our team a call when you’re ready to schedule your central air repair in Edison, NJ. It’s especially important to call us if you notice the signs of any of these three common repair needs. Staying ahead of AC problems can make a huge difference in how your unit operates now and across its entire service life.

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What Makes a Smart Thermostat “Smart”?

Monday, August 28th, 2023

Maybe you’ve heard of smart thermostats, but you don’t really know what they are. How different is a smart thermostat from a standard thermostat anyway? While standard and smart thermostats perform the same basic functions, a smart thermostat offers you many more capabilities, along with greater precision in selecting a temperature for your home.

If you are interested in smart thermostat installation in Staten Island, NY, our team would love to help. We can talk to you about your expectations and help you choose a smart thermostat that fits your needs. You can keep reading to learn more about the various functions of a smart thermostat and how it sets itself apart from a standard thermostat.

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Why Refrigerant Leaks Are Big Trouble for an AC

Monday, August 14th, 2023

When it comes to AC problems, there are some things that you can put off service for. A refrigerant leak is not one of those things. If you suspect that your air conditioner has a refrigerant leak, you need to get the problem fixed right away.

A refrigerant leak is a sign that it’s time to schedule an air conditioning repair in New Brunswick, NJ. You can keep reading to learn more about how to identify refrigerant leaks, as well as why they are so dangerous when they go unaddressed.

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Do I Need Ductwork to Have a Central Air Conditioner Installed?

Monday, July 3rd, 2023

Ductless air conditioners are one of the latest HVAC trends, and they are gaining a lot of traction in the market. Many homeowners wonder if they can have a central air conditioner without ductwork, similar to a ductless AC system. Unfortunately having a central air conditioning unit requires the use of ducts to distribute air evenly throughout your home. 

But central air conditioning still has many advantages, even with the attached ductwork. If you are interested in central air installation in Woodbridge, NJ, give our team a call. In the meantime, you can keep reading to learn more about why central air conditioners need ductwork and why the system might be beneficial for your home.

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This Is What Happens During Duct Testing

Monday, April 10th, 2023

If you think that something is wrong with your ductwork, the first step in addressing the problem is to complete duct testing. It’s a process that helps our team identify where you may have holes or other problems with your ductwork so that we can fix them.

If you’re interested in scheduling duct testing in Edison, NJ, our team is here to help. In the meantime, you can keep reading to learn more about the process of duct testing so you know what to expect during the appointment. 

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All the Ways Smart Wi-Fi Thermostats Save You Money

Monday, March 27th, 2023
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If you don’t already have a smart thermostat, now is a great time to invest in one. Smart thermostats aren’t just convenient. They can help you save money by lowering your energy costs. But that’s not all. Smart thermostats offer a lot of other benefits, too. 

If you’re interested in smart thermostat installation in Staten Island, NY, our team can help. In the meantime, you can keep reading to learn more about smart Wi-Fi thermostats, and how they can save you money. 

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It’s Unavoidable: You Have to Replace Your Home HVAC

Monday, March 13th, 2023

Eventually, the time will come when you need to replace your home HVAC system. There are only so many tweaks and repairs you can make to keep it running. Eventually, the cost of repairs can outweigh the cost of installing a completely new unit. But how do you know when the time is right? 

If you need help with HVAC replacement in New Brunswick, NJ, our team can help. We can assess your current HVAC system and make a recommendation based on what we see. Typically, if any single repair cost more than 50% of the cost of a new unit, that’s when it is definitely time to replace your HVAC system with a new one. You can keep reading to learn about other signs that your HVAC system is at the end of its life. 

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Be Aware of These End-of-Season AC Repairs

Monday, August 22nd, 2022


Summer is winding down and a lot of us are looking forward to the cooler temperatures of fall. You may not think that AC repairs matter at the end of the season, so scheduling AC maintenance probably isn’t on your radar. But your air conditioner has been working hard all summer to keep your home cool and comfortable through high temperatures.

There may be signs that your AC is struggling or in need of maintenance before the summer is over. If you think you need AC repair in Staten Island, NY, give our team a call. In the meantime, you can watch and listen for these signs that your air conditioner needs end-of-season repairs as we head into fall. 

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