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Video – When Do I Need to Replace My Air Conditioner?

August 28, 2020
A professional explaining when you may need to replace your home's air conditioner.

The central air conditioning system is a simple pleasure of everyday life. Your home should be a place where you can relax. On a hot day, cool air is essential to your relaxation. If you take good care of your air conditioner with annual inspections and monthly filter swaps, it should last 10 to 15 years.

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Heat Gain Prevention Tips

August 14, 2020
Technician checking the seal on a home's window as part of the tips to help with heat gain prevention

When you are in the middle of summer, it can be difficult to keep heat out of your Omaha home even if you have your central air conditioning system going full blast. Our team at Ideal Heating & Air Conditioning wants to help you prevent heat from building up inside your home as much as possible so that your air conditioner can be more effective and efficient. Here are some tips to consider.

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How Environmental Issues Can Affect Your AC

July 15, 2020
Father and daughter cleaning after learning about how environmental issues can affect their home's AC system.

When you’re looking at how your air conditioner works, it can depend on a wide variety of factors. Most people realize that the brand you select, the size, the features, and the efficiency rating all play a role in how well an air conditioner will cool your Elkhorn home. However, many environmental issues also play a significant part in not only your air conditioner’s performance but contribute to potential problems you may face.

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Common AC Purchasing Mistakes to Avoid

June 19, 2020
Business man Accounting Calculating Cost Economic, Common AC Purchase Mistakes To Avoid | Idealing Heating & Air Conditioning

When it’s time to invest in a major home appliance like an air conditioner (AC), you want to be well informed. The good news is technology has made it easy to gather a great deal of information in a short period of time. The bad news is there are so many makes and models of air conditioners available, the entire process can get quickly overwhelming.
Our professionals at Ideal Heating and Air Conditioning would be happy to help you sort out the options and help you make a smart investment. In the meantime, here are some top purchasing mistakes to avoid while you are doing your research.

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How to Protect Your AC From Storms

August 14, 2019
rain storm representing how to protect your AC from storms

Our professionals at Ideal Heating & Air Conditioning want you to have a reliable air conditioning system before, during, and after a storm. Here are some tips on helping you protect your air conditioner investment.

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5 Ways to Save Money on Your Summer Energy Bill

July 17, 2019
piggy bank representing the 5 ways you can save money on your summer energy bill

Now that summer is here, we are all looking to save some pennies where we can. So why not start with your costly utility bills? The US Department of Energy says that air conditioning can account for 35 to 40 percent of your utility bill here in Nebraska. At Ideal Heating & Air Conditioning, we take energy efficiency seriously. We understand sometimes high energy bills are unavoidable when air conditioning is crucial for comfort during the hot months. That’s why our five simple tips for staying cool and using your air conditioner less may help you cut costs and save money on your monthly energy bill.

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

July 2, 2019
person checking to see how an air conditioner works in their home

As a homeowner here in Nebraska, it’s always a good idea to learn as much as you can about your appliances. That means knowing their basic operations, what features are included, and if any necessary upkeep is involved. Needless to say, this is no exception for your air conditioning (AC) unit.

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Does My Air Conditioner Eliminate Mold?

June 18, 2019
Technician examining air conditioning unit for mold

At Ideal Heating and Air Conditioning, we’re often asked, “Do air conditioners kill off mold?” This is a common misconception. A properly maintained and functioning air conditioner (AC) can decrease the likelihood of mold growth. This is because it acts as a humidity balancer. But if mold forms, the air conditioner can’t prevent it from growing.

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4 Signs I Need a New AC Unit

June 7, 2019
Woman sweating due to broken air conditioner in her home

Ideal Heating & Air Conditioning understands that air conditioning is crucial for comfort in your daily life here in Gretna, NE. A well maintained AC unit, with yearly inspections and monthly filter changes, can last up to 10 or 15 years.

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4 Things You Should Know About Your AC

May 31, 2019
AC in backyard of home

Air conditioning isn’t exactly a stimulating topic to bring up at parties. It’s not something most people think about too excessively. But at Ideal Heating & Air Conditioning, we’re obsessed with it! We want to share with you some things that you may not have known about your air conditioner (AC).

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