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R-22 Refrigerant

5 Things You Need to Know About R-22 Refrigerant

March 13, 2017

Many homes still have older air conditioning units that use R-22 refrigerant. So far this year, the cost of R-22 has skyrocketed over 200% from last year! With the change in laws and the rising cost of R-22, we put together these FAQs so you can understand why the price is rising and make an…

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Why Do I Need a Humidifier?

January 15, 2017

A humidifier is a device that emits water vapor to increase the humidity in your home. A humidifier battles the symptoms associated with cold weather. Cold weather can wreak havoc on your respiratory system but it can also damage your wooden furniture or musical instruments. A humidifier combats all of these things by reintroducing the…

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

December 25, 2016

An air conditioner is a standard appliance in home comfort. The Energy Information Administration reports that 87% of homes have an AC unit and they account for almost 20% of yearly electricity consumption in the US. At Chaves, we believe that knowledge is power – the more you know about the appliances you are using,…

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When Should I Replace My Furnace?

December 10, 2016

There are few simple things to take into consideration when thinking about a new furnace. How Old Is Your Furnace? The average life expectancy of a furnace is 15 to 20 years. The closer your furnace gets to this age range, the more attention you should pay to the warning signs. Start shopping for a…

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