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3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

May 21, 2019
Woman waking up refreshed after using her ac while sleeping

A major part of your health relies on getting a good night’s sleep. That’s why it’s not just important to run your air conditioner during the hot summer days. You also need to keep your home comfortably cool at night as well.

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Why is My AC Unit Making Noise?

April 16, 2019
Woman covering ears from loud air conditioner in home

It’s normal for your air conditioner to create some noise when running—that simply means it’s working. Although older units are typically louder than newer ones, all air conditioning noises are not the same.

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Does Your AC Help With Allergy Symptoms?

March 21, 2019
Woman Sneezing On Couch From Allergies In Her Home

Seasonal allergies are a burden for many. Air conditioners, or ACs, when properly maintained, can noticeably reduce symptoms for allergy sufferers.

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Get Your Spring AC Maintenance

March 19, 2019
Technician Explaining AC Maintenance Process to Homeowner

An air conditioner, just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At Ideal Heating & Air Conditioning, we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned once a year.

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Why is My AC Unit Blowing Hot Air?

August 28, 2018
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What happens when you turn on your air conditioning unit and it blows hot or warm air? There are many reasons this might be happening, but we know it is not acceptable here in Omaha. We want to keep you cool at Ideal Heating and Air Conditioning, so here are a few simple things that…

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Does an Air Conditioner Kill Mold?

August 3, 2018
Happy family cleans the room. Mother and daughter do the cleaning in the house. A young woman and a little child girl wiped the dust and vacuumed the floor.

Your air conditioners can do several things––keep your home’s indoor air cooler than outdoor temperatures, help to keep indoor airborne allergens at bay, and help keep your home’s humidity low. But one thing it cannot do is kill mold. It can help prevent mold, but once it exists, your air conditioner cannot kill it. If…

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Why is my Air Conditioner Freezing Up?

July 17, 2018
close up ice on coil cooler of dirty air conditioner

A freeze up is when a layer of ice forms on the outside of your AC unit. Whether you have a window unit or a central air system the causes and effects of this, as well as the solutions, are the same. The ice build up on your AC unit creates an inability to cool…

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How to Save Money on Your AC and Energy Bill this Summer

July 10, 2018
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The US Department of Energy says that air conditioning can account for up to 47% of your utility bill. At Ideal Heating and Air Conditioning, we take energy efficiency seriously. Here in Omaha we understand that air conditioning is crucial for comfort during the hot months and our advice may help you save money on…

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When Do I Replace My Air Conditioner?

June 19, 2018
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The central air conditioning system is a simple pleasure of everyday life. Your home should be a place where you can relax. On a 90-plus-degree summer’s day in Omaha NE, 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…

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Understanding Your Air Conditioner

June 19, 2018
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As the philosopher Aristotle once said, “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” An air conditioner (AC) is no exception. It’s made out of many different parts, working together to keep you cool and comfortable. If one of these parts malfunctions, the air conditioner can’t function together as a whole. To get…

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