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Air Conditioning Resources and FAQs

Petro Home Services provides a wide range of articles and how-to guides focused on home air conditioning units, maintenance, and repairs. We cover everything from basic guides on terminology and how AC units operate, to more complex articles that will show you DIY repair tips and how to identify and diagnose more severe issues with your home cooling system. It is essential to stay informed when it comes to all of the appliances and comfort units in your home, so we’ve made it easy to find the information you’re looking for should any problems arise. Staying on top of your own home maintenance can save you an incredible amount of time and money.

HVAC Basics: What is HVAC and What Does It Stand For?

Learn more about the basics of HVAC systems, including what HVAC stands for, ... Read full story ›

When to replace your central air conditioning system

When is it time to replace your central air conditioning system? Read on. Read full story ›

Ductless vs window unit AC systems: pros and cons

The pros and cons of ductless mini split and window AC units. Read full story ›

Why Your AC Is Freezing Up: 3 Common Reasons and What to Do About It

Learn about why your AC may be freezing up and what you can do about it. Read full story ›

Keep cool and keep some cash in your pocket this summer!

Stay cool and save money this summer with these helpful tips. Read full story ›

Is it time to repair or replace your AC?

Our infographic can help you decide if it is time to replace your current AC ... Read full story ›

Should I get a portable or window AC unit?

When choosing between the two, you'll want to consider a variety of factors i... Read full story ›

What size central air conditioner do I need? A guide to finding the perfect size for your home

When you choose an air conditioner, it's important to get the size just right... Read full story ›

HVAC Maintenance Checklist: How to Prepare for Spring and Summer

As the weather gets warmer, it's time to get your home HVAC system ready for ... Read full story ›

Heat Pumps vs Air Conditioners: What's the Difference and Which One Should I Get?

Many homes in the Northeast were built without air conditioning systems, but ... Read full story ›

Why Won't Your HVAC Fan Turn Off?

Your HVAC fan should turn on and off with the rest of your heating and coolin... Read full story ›

How to choose the best air conditioner for your home: Comparing HVAC systems

As the temperature starts to climb outside, it’s easy to see why air conditio... Read full story ›

15 energy saving tips to help you save during spring & summer months

Stay cool this summer while also saving money and conserving energy. Discover... Read full story ›

Failure prevention & maintenance of air conditioning equipment

You tune-up and get your car serviced to make sure that it always runs at pea... Read full story ›

What is a ductless AC mini-split system?

Just like any central AC system, ductless, mini-split AC systems place the no... Read full story ›


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