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Since 1995, Precision Air & Plumbing has performed more than 250,000 service calls across the valley. As industry leaders, we love sharing our experience and know-how to help educate consumers on the HVAC, Plumbing and Home Performance industry. We encourage you to browse through our video resource library and blog articles for all the information you need to feel empowered to Make the Precision Decision.

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Why are some rooms warmer than others:

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AC Tune-Up vs Inspection:

AC vs Evap “Swamp” Cooler:

Why are some Rooms warmer than others?

AC Warranty requirements:

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HVAC and Plumbing Insights

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What Is Forced Air Heating?  

A cold snap with a broken heater is the worst time to be searching for ‘forced air heating vs. central air’, or ‘forced air vs. a heat pump’. You may […]

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Tips on How to Prepare Your Furnace For Winter  

There are a lot of feelings that come with the start of winter. Some people welcome the change in temperatures while others mourn the loss of heat. No matter what camp you happen to be in though, it’s easy to forget about the more practical side of a new season.

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Is It Time to Upgrade Your Thermostat?  

Since there are tons of thermostat options on the market, it can be difficult to know which one to choose. At Precision Air & Plumbing, we’re happy to help you sort through what’s available and install the right one for you.

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Questions To Ask Before Getting Your Air Conditioner Serviced

At Precision Air & Plumbing, we know how costly a dysfunctional air conditioner can be. It’s just part of the reason we offer a 10-year workmanship warranty, and why we encourage our customers to be as proactive as possible.

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Best Ways To Keep The Air in Your Home Clean

It’s that time of year again where many of us (especially Arizonans) are spending an increasing amount of time indoors. With this additional time spent inside your home, you may be wondering if the air you’re breathing is actually good for you.

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5 Signs Your Air Conditioning Unit Isn’t Working

This year has thrown you so many curveballs that the last thing you need in the Arizona heat is an air conditioning unit that doesn’t work.

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What Is a BTU and Why Is It Important?

The very abbreviation of the title may take you back to a high school chemistry class, but if you live in Phoenix, BTUs are an important part of how you stay comfortable in your home.

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5 Reasons to Schedule Your Home Air Duct Cleaning Today

How often should you clean your air duct vents? The standard answer is every few years or so, but your answer depends on everything from who lives in your home to how often you open your windows.

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Why You Need an HVAC Preventive Maintenance Plan This Year

A lot of your work as a homeowner involves trying to save money. When you think about the cost of preventive maintenance for your air conditioning or plumbing as well as how often you have to do it, you might think you’ll spend less if you run through the checklist yourself. That is, until it’s a boiling hot day and your air conditioning isn’t doing anything. You’re quickly losing all your chill and all you need is that cool air flowing again.

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Get “Too Comfortable” with Precision Air and Plumbing

At Precision Air and Plumbing, the comfort of you and your family is our top priority. It drives everything we do.

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Choosing the Right Air Conditioner Size For Your House

Unlike simpler home appliances, you can’t just pick out an air conditioner for your Arizona home off the shelf. You’ll find your goal of keeping your home cool during our sweltering summers hampered as much by a too-small unit as by an overly large one.

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Could Attic Insulation Be Your Solution to a Cool Summer?

As an Arizona resident, you know that keeping your air conditioning running is so important. You also understand that the kind of cooling you get inside the house depends on the system. What you may not know is that it also depends on the house. Understanding the types of insulation and how much you need can save you a lot on your energy bills, not to mention cut the cost of AC repairs.

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How to Determine When To Replace or Repair Your AC Unit

Your air conditioner doesn’t need to catch fire for you to know it’s time to be replaced — the unit will give a heads up long before something that severe happens. But are you paying attention to the signs? At Precision Air & Plumbing, we know that your air conditioner isn’t always on your top list of priorities (and thus sometimes avoided by homeowners). It’s why we’re here to remind you of when it’s time to repair or replace your unit.

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Most Efficient Way to Clean Your Outdoor AC Unit

As the temperatures begin their inevitable climb, there’s no better time to inspect the condition of your outdoor AC unit. This can not only help you preserve the life of the appliance, but also improve your utility bills as you transition your HVAC system from heating to cooling.

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You’re Ready for Summer — But is Your AC?

According to the government, heating and cooling account for the largest energy costs for most Americans.

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DO I NEED A WATER SOFTENER?

Are you wondering why Arizona dwellers, in particular, are in need of water softeners? Well, you should have read our post about hard water! Nevermind though, quick overview incoming: Arizona has really really hard water. It can cause all sorts of problems.

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WHAT IS HARD WATER?

Did you know that there are different kinds of water? The United States Geological Survey (USGS) classifies water into 4 categories: soft, moderately hard, hard, and very hard.

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Heater Tune-Up For The Arizona Winter

The weather is finally cooling down for the Valley of the Sun; the chilly mornings and cool evenings are signs that winter is coming.  Is your heater ready? Now is […]

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Furnace Tune-Up: Prevent CO Poisoning

Here’s a scary thought: Carbon Monoxide poisoning. Have you had a furnace tune-up for this winter season? EEK! We’re getting ready for Halloween and thought we’d start frightening people a little early.

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Does Your Home Warranty Cover AC Unit Repairs or Failures?

Does your home warranty cover AC unit repairs or failures? It’s something that we never want to experience but will eventually have to face someday in the future; AC repairs […]

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Climate Change and HVAC Concerns

Home to over 56 million people, the Southwest is the hottest and driest region anywhere in the US. The impact of climate change is expected to have severe effects on […]

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Air Conditioning Myths You Should Ignore

Here’s a bit of air conditioning trivia: Willis Carrier invented the first modern air conditioning system in 1902. Considering that air conditioning has been around for more than a century, […]

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Why You Need A Programmable Thermostat

Where would we be if we didn’t install a thermostat for our heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system? For starters, it’s pretty much the only way we can communicate […]

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6 Signs It’s Time To Call An HVAC Company

It can be very tempting to think that you can fix whatever goes wrong in your house. And if you’re particularly handy you can get away with it better than […]

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Cost of a New AC Unit in Phoenix

Air conditioning in Phoenix is not a luxury; it’s a necessity. So when your AC unit is nearing the end of its lifespan, it’s a good idea to start budgeting […]

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How Long Do AC Units Last in Arizona?

Air conditioning units are incredibly important when you live in a super-hot climate like Arizona’s. Air conditioning is essential to daily life — AC units run far more hours a […]

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How Long does an AC Unit Last in Phoenix, Arizona?

When the fierce Arizona desert sun is baking everything to a golden brown, it’s hard to imagine life without a functioning air conditioner. Unfortunately, air conditioners don’t live as long […]

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Is someone stealing your Freon?

Whether it is double-checking all doors are locked in the evening before you go to bed, or getting an alarm system, as a homeowner, you take the necessary steps to […]

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Why You Need Attic Ventilation in Phoenix, Arizona

Attic ventilation and attic fans can seem like complicated additions to a home. Many homeowners may wonder if it’s actually necessary to have attic ventilation and if it will save […]

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Why Do Air Conditioners Produce Water?

If you’ve ever stood outside near a window air conditioning unit, you may have noticed some water collecting below it. You may have had to clean up after your own […]

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Should I leave my interior doors open or closed when running my AC?

Cooling your home can be expensive, especially if you live in a hot climate. Some months it seems like the air conditioner runs more than it doesn’t, making the sheer […]

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Why do my lights flicker when my AC unit turns on?

Electricity makes our modern world possible. Without it, we would have no cell phones or dishwashers or air conditioners. But it can be a frightening foe when it starts to […]

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Roof-mounted AC (Package Unit) vs Split System

When the time comes to retire your old air conditioner, or you’re weighing options for your newly built home, you have a lot to think about when it comes to […]

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What is a Capacitor and Why Do They Break on Air Conditioners?

Living in the desert presents a few challenges, but none are so difficult to overcome as the intense, furnace-like heat of the summer. Fortunately, modern air conditioners are constructed with […]

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Carbon Monoxide, the silent killer?

Carbon monoxide, or “CO,” is an odorless, colorless gas that can kill you. CO is found in fumes produced any time you burn fuel in gas furnaces. CO can build […]

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What is an Air Conditioner SEER Rating

Ever wonder what the SEER rating of an air conditioner is all about? We’ve take some of the mystery out with the following infographic. Find out what it all means […]

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Buying a Central Air Conditioner in Phoenix: Everything You Need to Know

Buying a central air conditioner for your Phoenix home is an important investment. It’s essential to have a reliable unit able to stand up to hot summers without sending your […]

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The Dangers of Closing Air Vents in Unused Rooms

It seems like a good idea: just close the vents in unused rooms and only control the air temperature in rooms that you use. A lot of people think this […]

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Let Your Ears Tell You if Your Furnace is Acting Up

We might live in the desert, but it can get downright cold inside during the winter months, especially if your furnace is on the fritz. If you suspect your furnace […]

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Your Thermostat Is a Crucial Cost-Saving Tool

There are any number of steps you can take to have a more efficient and comfortable home. Good insulation, an efficient HVAC unit and proper doors and windows are all […]

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Why Your Home Isn’t Heating or Cooling Evenly

Do you find that one or more rooms are either warmer or cooler than others? This is one of the most common problems we run into here at Precision Air. […]

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How Does a Home Lose Heat and AC?

Does it feel like your home is cooling down too quickly in the winter or not staying cool enough in the summer? There are a number of factors that can […]

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How Do You Know When It’s Time to Buy a New Air Conditioner?

It’s inevitable that any air conditioner is going to need to be replaced at some point. Here in Arizona, air conditioners typically last between 10 and 15 years. A unit […]

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Why Should I Get an AC Tune Up?

Are you prepared to take the chance that your AC won’t work? Maybe you’re wondering why your energy costs seem to go up year after year despite the fact that […]

How Mosquitoes Led to the Invention of Air Conditioning

Who Invented Air Conditioning? These days, all it takes to escape the heat of the desert inside your home is the tap of a few buttons on your cell phone […]

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Causes for Low Air Conditioning Refrigerant & AC Refrigerant Cost

It’s been a long, hot summer in Arizona, and your air conditioner has been working its hardest to keep your home cool. Much to your surprise, a check of the […]

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How Bad Ducts Impact Your Indoor Air Quality

If you’ve lived in Phoenix for very long, you’re no stranger to the dust storms that wreak havoc with air quality in our fair city. Unfortunately, there’s not much anyone […]

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Is It OK to Leave the AC Off Upstairs?

With energy costs continually on the rise, many people start to cut costs by taking a look at the way they heat and cool their homes. If you have a […]

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How Often Do I Need to Change My AC Filter?

 Filters are an integral part of your air conditioning system. They help to catch dirt, debris, pollen, and other particulates that can circulate through the air of your home, […]

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Why Attic Vents are Important and How to Properly Install Them

 Many customers ask about ways to get more for their air conditioning dollar. Although most people think of things like caulking trim and adding more insulation, fewer realize that […]

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Why Are Some Rooms in My House Warmer Than Others in the Summer?

 Controlling the temperature of your home with the flip of a switch is a little like magic, but sometimes even the best magic tricks go wrong.  When your magical […]

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Why Does My AC Keep Running?

With the hot summer sun beating down, the last thing you want to worry about is your air conditioner malfunctioning, but if it’s running constantly without cooling your house, there’s […]

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Benefits of a New Air Conditioning Unit

 Your old air conditioner is starting to give you problems. It’s needing more attention and more repairs than ever before. It’s hard to send an old friend away, but […]

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Does Adding Freon Help AC Units?

 If your air conditioner isn’t blowing cold air the way that it used to, you’re probably a little frustrated and wondering what you can do to fix it without […]

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Top 7 AC Mistakes Made by Desert Dwellers

Residents of a hot, arid climate rely on their AC for comfort in the summer months. Without the chill produced by an efficient air conditioner, life in desert locations would […]

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Single, Dual, and Triple Pane Windows’ Effects on Energy Bills

During the harsh summers in the desert, there’s very little you won’t do to keep the sun and heat at bay. If you’re building a new home or simply looking […]

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AC Tune-Up vs. AC Inspection

Homeowners who stay on top of their regular home maintenance needs may come across ads for things like “AC Tune-Up”, “AC Inspection”, or “AC Service”. You may know that having […]

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What You Should Know About the R22 Phase Out

Your air conditioner is buzzing away, happily doing its job year after year with no problems.  Despite blowing dirt and fierce heat, it never complains, it never quits and it […]

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What is the Difference Between a Heat Pump and an Air Conditioner?

We all want to save as much money as we can on our bills, especially those frighteningly high ones like the electricity bill. But when it’s hot as the surface […]

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How Does Insulation Work?

In the middle of the summer, you know you can’t live without your air conditioning, especially when the sun is beating down.  An air conditioner alone isn’t enough to keep […]

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Can I Increase Efficiency and Life of my Home’s Cooling and Heating System?

Your cooling and heating systems are vital to keeping your home comfortable through the hottest and coldest times of the year. In the modern world, most people can’t manage without […]

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What to Look for in an AC Repair Contractor

Your air conditioner is one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make in your home. So when it stops working and needs a repair, make sure you take the time […]

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Does Air Conditioning Improve Indoor Air Quality?

On those beautiful spring and fall days, when it takes every bit of self-control not to throw the windows open and run away from work just to bask in the […]

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The Future of HVAC

Decades ago, owning a home with a central heat and air system meant you lived with the absolute pinnacle of technology that controlled your indoor comfort level day in and […]

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5 Ways to Make Your AC Unit Less of An Eye-Sore

It’s a hard worker with a great personality, but let’s face it, your air conditioner isn’t a looker.  When you’re trying to landscape or sell your home, this fairly homely […]

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Ultimate Guide to Saving Money on Your Air Conditioning

Producing cool, crisp air with the flip of a switch is almost like magic, but it can be expensive, especially if you live in an area where summer’s heat is […]

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How to Reduce AC Energy Consumption in Phoenix, AZ

In the heat of a desert summer, the cost of air conditioning can be as brutal as the temperature outside. No one wants to be forced to decide between turning […]

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Does Landscaping Affect My AC Bill in Phoenix, AZ?

There are a number of reasons why Phoenix residents have some of the highest electrical bills in the country each summer. Certainly the high temperatures and heat index play the […]

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Will Replacing Windows in My Phoenix Home Reduce AC Energy Costs?

Air conditioning accounts for as much as 60% of your energy costs each year if you live in Phoenix, with bills typically doubling each summer when the AC comes on. […]

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How AC Systems Handle Dust Storms

Arizona is a land of unfiltered beauty, but it’s also home to some rather unique weather patterns.  For example, during the summer, we experience the Arizona Monsoon, a terrifying combination […]

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Are A/C Maintenance Agreements Worth It?

Your air conditioner is the workhorse of your home appliances, and without it your house soon transforms from a cool haven to a broiling oven.  Your favorite air conditioner company […]

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Cleaning Air Ducts In Phoenix, Arizona

Your air conditioner is one of the best tools you have in the war on pollen, dirt and other airborne debris, but if your ducts are dirty, you’ll be on […]

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What Are Programmable Thermostats, and What Are Their Advantages?

There are lots of less than useful ways that people try to save money on air conditioning costs, but installing a programmable thermostat is one surefire DIY cure for your […]

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Should I Replace or Repair My AC?

Your air conditioner chugs along reliably each day, never giving you any trouble or refusing to do its job — then one day, it stops.  On that fateful day, you […]

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AC Maintenance in Arizona

The desert gives homeowners a unique opportunity to bask in the beauty and quiet solitude of cacti, agave, and rugged terrain, but the desert makes a hard living for your […]

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How Are AC Systems Installed?

You’ve probably had the privilege of hoisting a window air conditioning unit in and out of the windows of your home a few times, and you may feel a little […]

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Problems With Adding Attic Insulation in Phoenix

Attic insulation is like chocolate chip cookies — there’s always room for more. If you’re looking to lower your air conditioner bills, you’ve probably considered more insulation at some point. […]

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Is it more expensive to install an ac unit on my roof?

A new AC system is a big investment, no matter which way you slice it. So when considering what type of system to install and where to place it, the […]

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Plant Free Trees from SRP to Save on Your AC Bill

A lack of shade trees contributes to higher electrical bills in Phoenix and the surrounding area each summer. SRP wants to help change this. That’s why they’re offering SRP customers […]

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Why Does the Air Conditioner Smell?

Many people often note that when they turn on their air conditioner, an unpleasant odor comes out along with the cool air. This odor may be temporary, dissipating within a […]

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How Often Should AC Air Filters Be Changed?

 One of the biggest conundrums faced by homeowners is how often to replace their air filters.  Although it would seem like a fairly straightforward task, knowing when to change […]

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How to Get Financing for an AC Unit

Air conditioning is a crucial part of life for many people who live in super-heated climates like Arizona. It’s also important for many other areas of the country where temperatures […]

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Do I Need to Clean my Air Ducts?

Cleaning out your air conditioning ducts can be an expensive proposition, which leads many homeowners to wonder if it’s actually worth the cost. The truth is that every situation is […]

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What is Freon Used for in AC Units?

  How air conditioners manage to take hot, humid, stuffy air and transform it into a cool, crisp breeze is a little bit like magic, complete with a special elixir […]

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How Much Attic Insulation is Recommended?

A frosty home is a welcome refuge from Phoenix’s summer heat, but as the sun climbs in the sky, home air conditioning systems may struggle to keep pace. It’s not […]

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Best AC Unit for Phoenix, Arizona

If you live in the Phoenix area, you’re no stranger to heat. When you live in this type of super-hot environment, you need an air conditioner that is going to […]

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How Do Air Conditioners Dehumidify?

Your air conditioner is a complicated piece of machinery based on some relatively simple processes. Even though it may seem like magic, the way that your air conditioner dehumidifies the […]

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Monsoons and the Importance of Surge Protection

The monsoons flow into Arizona from June 15th to September 30th, with the average starting date in Phoenix being July 7th. And while Phoenix only sees roughly 2.77 inches or rainfall […]

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Evaporative Swamp cooler VS Air Conditioning

Homeowners in hot, dry climates have two primary choices for climate control equipment when it comes time to replace their old units with newer, faster, shinier models: evaporative swamp coolers […]

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How to Select the Best Air Conditioner for Your New Home

Whether you’ve just bought a new or previously owned home, choosing the best air conditioner for it is a decision that will affect your budget and comfort for years to […]

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The Importance of Attic Insulation

It’s hard to imagine life in the heat of the summer without the cool refuge that air conditioning provides. An air conditioner alone can’t keep your home cool, however — […]

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Is an AC Tune-Up Worth It?

Owning a home or a car can often feel like a lot of work for very little return. You need to perform regular maintenance on so many components of your […]

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Why Financing Your AC Unit in Arizona is a Good Idea

Financing Your Air Conditioner With Precision We understand what it’s like to maintain a family and a household, and how hard it can be to stash money for unexpected expenses, […]

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How Often Should I Have Maintenance Performed on My Air Conditioner, and What Can I Do on My Own?

Keeping your air conditioner in excellent running order requires more than a passing thought — there’s real work involved, including scheduled professional maintenance, to ensure your unit is performing at […]

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How to Stop Air Conditioners from Freezing Up

Just as there’s nothing better than an air-conditioned house on a hot day, there’s nothing worse than when your air conditioner suddenly freezes and stops working. There are several reasons […]

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Step-by-step Phoenix AC Install Expectations

 Having a new air conditioner installed in your Phoenix, Arizona home is a fairly major undertaking. Whether you’re putting in central air for the first time, or upgrading your […]

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How to Unclog an AC Drain Line

The condensate drain line on your central AC unit does more to keep your unit running properly than you may think. If it’s clogged, you may have to worry about […]

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If I Don’t Replace My AC Filter, Will It Hurt Anything?

 Your air conditioner is a complicated piece of equipment, capable of taking hot air and a little refrigerant and creating a cool, crisp breeze. But to keep it performing […]

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Is a Larger AC System Better?

Bigger is better. You’ve heard the term before, and you’ve probably applied it to multiple areas of your life. But does the saying hold true for your air conditioning system […]

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How Much Does a New AC Cost in Arizona?

Air conditioning in Phoenix, Arizona isn’t a luxury – it’s a necessity. That’s why it’s important to budget and plan for your new AC before it’s time to replace it. […]

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How to Lower AC & Energy Bills in Phoenix, Arizona

With energy costs continually on the rise, many people are looking for ways to lower their energy bills. And with the high temperatures in Phoenix, many of those energy costs […]

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Why Is an AC Tune Up in Arizona Important?

 When the heat starts to rise during an Arizona summer, are you prepared to take the chance that your AC won’t work? Maybe you’re wondering why your energy costs […]

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Why Precision Is the Best AC Company in Phoenix, AZ

 There’s nothing as stressful as a hot home in the summer, whether it’s caused by an air conditioner malfunction or improperly sized equipment.  When your air conditioner is on […]

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Best AC Unit for Phoenix, AZ

A working air conditioner in Phoenix is vitally important to your family’s comfort levels in the summer heat. When it’s time to get a new air conditioner, though, it’s not […]

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Does Closing AC vents in Unused Rooms Save Energy?

Balance is a tricky thing to achieve in any facet of life, but it’s much harder when you don’t fully realize what you’re dealing with. For example, in the summer […]

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How Can I Estimate How Much I’m Spending on Air Conditioning?

Energy bills can’t be avoided completely if you live in a climate with regular heating or cooling needs. Air conditioning bills in the summer can be particularly brutal if you […]

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12 Questions to Ask Before Hiring an AC Company

 Hiring a HVAC company can be a nerve-wracking experience. Did you pick the right air conditioning professionals? Will they do what’s right for your home and your budget? If […]

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How Do Air Conditioners Work?

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How Do I Balance the Air Being Supplied to Each Room of My House?

When you run your air conditioning unit during the warmer months, you should feel a similar level of cool air in each room. This should remain true no matter what […]

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Is It Cheaper to Run a Fan or an AC in Arizona in the Summer?

With temperatures that can get up above 110 degrees, Arizona summers can get uncomfortable fast without a fan or AC unit to take the heat down a notch. When you […]

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What is Air Balancing?

Simply put, an air balance measures the performance of your HVAC system. There are two different types of air balancing inspections that a Phoenix HVAC tech can perform: Comfort Balance […]

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Ultimate List of HVAC Terminology

There are lots of fancy terms associated with your air conditioning system. Some seem pretty obvious, but others may be confusing for people who aren’t air conditioner professionals. We’ve compiled […]

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What Government Rebates Are Currently Available on New Arizona AC Equipment?

 Living in Arizona, you know just how important a properly functioning AC system is for your home or office. And you probably know just how expensive a new system […]

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Tips for Improving the Indoor Air Quality in Your Home

Your home is ripe with mold spores, pollen, dust mites, and other irritating allergens. Breathe easy with the following tips on indoor air quality from Precision Air and Heating. Control […]

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The Benefits of Duct Sealing

One of the easiest ways to save money on energy bills is to seal your air ducts. This simple tune-up can be performed by any reliable air duct cleaning or […]

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What Does it Take to Become an HVAC Tech?

Becoming a professional Phoenix HVAC technician takes a lot of hard work and dedication. You must meet a long list of requirements and undergo extensive training in order to adequately […]

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We’re Hiring! Become Part of Our Team!

“People before profits” is more then just a motto here at Precision Air and Heating. It’s how we run our business. Because we believe that if we treat people right, […]

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Why Won’t My Heat Pump Start?

The first thing you should do if your heat pump won’t start is call a Phoenix heating repair service to come and inspect your heating system. Only an expert will […]

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Heat Pumps: SEER vs. HSPF

When the time comes to install a new heating and cooling system, it’s especially important to understand the heat pump’s efficiency ratings. This article from the Phoenix HVAC specialists at […]

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Are New Thermostats Worth the Investment?

If you’re looking to save money on heating your home this winter, a new thermostat could be the answer. Even if your existing thermostat functions adequately, a newer model with […]

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What is a Limit Switch and Do They Work?

When you set your thermostat to a specific temperature in your home, you may take for granted what goes into keeping it there. Your heating system has a lot of […]

Furnace Air Filter Tips

Air filtration is essential for your home’s comfort and health, but how do you know when it’s time to change your filter? Or which filter is really the best? Here […]

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Preventing Carbon Monoxide Problems

Carbon monoxide is a silent killer– it seeps into homes with no smell or warning and can kill a person in minutes. Appliances and other household devices that generate combustion […]

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Precision Air and Heating Company Overview

Since 1995 Precision Air and Heating has been providing families in the greater Phoenix area with Air Conditioning, Heating, and Home Performance Services.  All of our services start with our […]

What Size Furnace is Right for My Home?

The wrong sized furnace can cause a long list of problems for your home during winter. If it’s too small, it will run harder than it needs to and still […]

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R22 Phase Out & What It Means To You

There has been a lot of talk within the heating and cooling industry about the impending phase out of R22 and what that means to our customers.  Information that is […]

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Keep a Healthier Home with Regular Air Duct Cleaning

At Precision Air and Heating, we know it’s easy to overlook the task of air duct cleaning— many homeowners probably can’t even recall when theirs were last cleaned. The fact […]

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Should I Replace My Air Conditioner and Furnace at the Same Time?

With winter approaching, you’re probably starting to think more about your furnace. Does it just need heating system repairs? Or should it be replaced? And if so, should the air […]

Does Your Furnace Need a Heating Tune-up?

It’s easy to forget your furnace even exists here in Arizona, but Phoenix heating repair experts recommend an annual maintenance check-up to keep yours in working order. To give you […]

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Energy Audits: What Are They and How Can They Help?

An energy audit is a detailed assessment of your home’s overall energy use, and can help you come up with A/C and heating maintenance plans so you can save money […]

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The Importance of Duct Cleaning

The importance of indoor air quality has gained visibility in the last decade, and one of the best ways to maintain a healthy home is to engage in regular air […]

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Ten Facts That Drastically Affect Your Family’s Health

Ten Facts That Drastically Affect Your Family’s Health Due to an increasingly busy lifestyle Americans spend more time every day in the confines of an office, a classroom and our […]

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Why Perform Air Conditioning Maintenance?

The #1 root cause of air conditioning system failure in Phoenix, Arizona is lack of maintenance. Today, homeowners all over Phoenix run their air conditioners more than 3,000 hours annually. This heavy […]

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When Should I Replace My AC

Phoenix, AZ Air Conditioning FAQ: When Should I Replace My AC? A good air conditioning system should last a long while when it’s been professionally installed, likely even longer if […]

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Common AC Services

Phoenix Air Conditioning Repair: Common Services As summer hits Phoenix hard, you are probably wondering whether your AC is holding strong. Perhaps there were some strange sounds coming from your […]

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Why Ducts matter.

Why Ducts matter. Maybe it’s just one room.  Maybe it’s more.  However, if you’re like most people you probably have one or two rooms in your home that are unusually […]

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Phoenix, AZ Same Day Air Conditioning

In the summer months Arizona experiences extremely high, unsafe temperatures.  We know that our customers here in the valley are battling this reality every day.  With temperatures reaching 110 and […]

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Phoenix, Arizona AC Financing Options

Replacing that old worn out inefficient AC unit has never been easier. Precision Air and Plumbing makes it worry free with great financing options. A new Heating and Air Conditioning […]

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Attic heating up the rest of the house

Attic heat plays a key role in the temperature of your home during the summer. Without adequate insulation and ventilation, heat inside your attic can cause your air conditioner to […]

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New High Energy Efficient A/C Units

Energy Efficiency A/C Checkup, Did you know that 90% of air conditioners exhibit some sort of energy-wasting problem? Avoid over-cooling. Unfortunately, many buildings are far colder than necessary. For most people, […]

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Guide to SEER Ratings

Guide to SEER Ratings Since 2006, Air Conditioning units have been labeled with a SEER rating. SEER is short for System Energy Efficiency Ratio, and is a measurement of how efficient an […]

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Fourth of July

Happy Birthday America. Phoenix and surrounding cities are all a buzz during this Fourth of July Celebration weekend! Here’s the Fireworks schedule for the weekend. Ahwatukee Ahwatukee Red, White and […]

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Carbon Monoxide leads to Tennessee Mall evacuation.

Three people hospitalized on a 97 Degree day.   Carbon Monoxide (CO) is dangerous, even in high temperatures.  Many believe this is a danger only during the cold months when a […]

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We moved

We’ve moved to a bigger location! As a result of the trust our clients have placed in us, and all the family and friends they’ve referred to us, our business is […]

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Desert Quality AC Units

 Here in the desert our home AC Systems go through some of the most rigorous work cycles across the country, so sooner or later every AC unit will need […]

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Lifetime AC Unit Replacement

An AC Unit with a Lifetime Unit Replacement Warranty Simplifying the complex AC Unit warranty.   Most new air conditioning systems come with a “limited warranty”. This is one of […]

Memorial Day

As the owner of Precision Air & Heating, our policy and commitment to ethics starts with me and filters down through the entire company. As a young man, my moral […]

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A Real AC Tune-Up

The average cost of a tune-up for an AC unit here in Arizona can be well over $400 even though the advertised offer was only $39-$69 dollars. The reason they […]

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Cost of Living on the rise

  With the cost of living rising, Precision Air and Heating would like to take some time to help you determine what areas in your HVAC system have might have […]

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Phoenix, AZ HVAC Offer

  With the summer heat just around the corner, SRP wants to ensure that your AC unit is working to the best of its capabilities. Through the support of their […]

HVAC Tax Credit Information

Precision Air & Heating would like to announce that tax credits to homeowners are still available. On New Year’s Day, Congress passed a legislative bundle that restored several tax credits […]

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Preventative Air Conditioning Maintenance Is A Must!

One of the most important things you can do, as a homeowner, is to perform preventative maintenance on your heating and cooling system.  Precision Air & Heating understands that one […]

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Heating Maintenance Checklist

During the winter season, heating units are important to the comfort and happiness of the whole family. Having a broken heater can be a huge financial burden. Performing a few […]

Did you know…?

There was a time when someone would spend a week mapping out and planning all of the essentials needed to take a holiday vacation. Lists on what clothes to pack, […]

The Top 5 myths of Radiant Barriers

Despite years of tested research, some skeptics are still unaware of the true benefits of radiant barrier technology as it relates to the in home heating and cooling system. Radiant […]

Top 5 Fables of Attic Ventilation

In the vast, wide world of home ownership, one of the most talked about fables is that of attic ventilation. It’s full of mystery, intrigue, and untruths. Attic ventilation’s sole […]

Different Types of AC Thermostats

  Now that the high temperatures of summer heat are starting to dwindle down it may be time to start thinking about what can be done today to lower the […]

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Basic AC Maintenance Checklist

1, 2,3… MAINTAIN! Maintaining the condition of you’re A/C unit during off-peak season is just as important as maintaining it during those hot summer months. With just a few tips, […]

Where were you…

    September 11, 2001 The lives of all who were lost, and for America, are in our hearts and prayers. We will never forget the act of so many “ordinary” […]

Thank goodness…

Thank goodness for the Precision Air Night Shift! That’s right, Precision Air & Heating provides 24 hour AC service with a dedicated night shift crew of NATE certified technicians. Unlike […]

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How is your home performing?

At the beginning of every summer, homeowner’s throughout Arizona, try to push the date in which they start their AC units and at the end of summer they anxiously await […]

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R22 Phase Out

At Precision Air &  Heating, we believe in providing our customers with the most relevant information possible so we can assist in helping them make educated decisions about their heating […]

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Service Fee Waived

Arizona Summers are hot, really hot. So, when your air conditioner goes out you can Precision twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. We’ll even waive the $59.95 service […]

Monsoon and Summer Season AC leaks

Water leaks from your air conditioner can be a hassle and during the summer the monsoon season can put an extra strain on your already overworked unit. You can narrow […]

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Air Conditioning Units and Dust Storms

  Many valley residents have noticed the muggy weather this past Independence Day holiday and are beginning to worry about the monsoon season and its bringing of multiple dust storms. […]

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Deceptive Marketing

Erik comments on the AP news release / Goettl consumer settlement  of $400,000 to settle accusations that it violated the state’s consumer fraud act. Unfortunately deceptive practices do exist within many […]

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AP News releases Goettle Consumer Settlement

Here are our comments on the matter of Goettl paying $400,000 to settle consumer complaints. Unfortunately deceptive practices do exist within many home service industry, including the Air Conditioning industry. […]

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AC Tune-Up before it gets really hot.

 As a very mild winter falls behind us, many people are predicting this year to be one of the hottest Arizona Summers ever.  Living here in the valley, we […]

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SRP Begins Summer Prices May 1st

At the end of this month SRP, a Phoenix areas’ utility company, will be increasing the prices for the Summer months. The increase will roughly be $0.03 per kilowatt hour […]

100 Degree Contest

First 100-Degree Day for 2012 Win D-Backs tickets, whoever can guess the first 100 degree day wins. It is as simple as that, be the first to post that date […]

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– Jim from Phoenix

“We think your company is great. The service is excellent and the employees are very nice.”

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Testimonial – Debbie from Scottsdale

“I wanted to say thank you for your last service call. I called the day before with AC problems. I know from our own family business that it is easier […]

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Testimonial – Jim from Phoenix

“We think your company is great. The service is excellent and the employees are very nice.” Jim from Phoenix

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Testimonial – Bob from Phoenix

“I’m compelled to tell you that I feel very fortunate to have discovered your company. The multi-point inspection program that you have implemented is very comprehensive and makes good sense. […]

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Testimonial – Lisa from Phoenix

“I was referred to your company by a friend. I want to commend your service tech for my first encounter with your company being so pleasurable. He was prompt, clean, […]

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Testimonial – Carrielynn from Chandler

“I just wanted to send an email out to you and Thank your team for getting our air fixed so quickly. Our A/C went out yesterday afternoon and a tech […]

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Testimonial – Rebecca from Phoenix

“Just wanted to let you know what a great experience I recently had with your company Precision Air. Mike came out and put together a quote for me….knowledgeable and personable. […]

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Testimonial – Bill from Tempe

“Hopefully you remember me but you meet with my wife (Susan) and I last Thursday and we purchased an a/c unit from Precision which was installed this past Tuesday. First, […]

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Testimonial – Bobbie Peachey

“After debating a new air conditioner unit in order to comply with the time frame to get the rebates and looking closely at a 13.5, and a 15, I choose […]

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Cooler Temps Calls for HVAC Inspection

Temperatures are cooling, marking it the perfect time to get your furnace or heat pump ready for winter.  Making sure all equipment runs efficiently is pivotal for avoiding costly future […]

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HVAC Marketing Tactics

The Arizona Republic has recently published some articles highlighting the Attorney General’s attempt to shut down air conditioning & heating companies that have been using questionable sales tactics.  There are […]

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Using the Registrar of Contractors (ROC) as a Resource

The mission of the Registrar of Contractors (ROC) is to promote quality construction by Arizona contractors though a licensing and regulatory system designed to protect the health, safety, and welfare […]

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Support our U.S. Troops!

Now that the 10th anniversary of September 11th has come and gone, I believe it’s important for us to remember the phrase that was made popular back then… “We Will […]

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Trying to Keep Cool on ABC 15 News

Kris Adams, a technician at Precision Air & Heating, was featured on ABC 15 News on August 25, 2011 while working on an air conditioning unit. httpss://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T0vChKOa2rU The story was […]

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How to select a Reputable Air Conditioning Company

When your air conditioning / heating system breaks down it’s important to select a HVAC service company that is reputable and trustworthy.  Every consumer should follow some guidelines when choosing […]

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Increase Insulation – Save Money on Cooling Costs!

Extreme summer temperatures in Arizona means higher electric bills during those months.  One very important step a homeowner can take to save substantially on their utility bill is to make […]

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Effects of a Dust Storm on your A/C

 Effects of a Dust Storm on your Air Conditioning system. Your air conditioning system is a sealed system so you don’t need to worry about dust getting into your […]

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GREAT AC Technicians are NATE certified

Why is NATE Certification important? North American Technician Excellence, Inc. (NATE) is the leading non-profit certification program for technicians in the heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC/R) industry and the only […]

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Benefits of A New AC Unit

Click through to watch our latest video and learn about why it’s the right time to buy a new A/C unit in phoenix.: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bReb_K7gJ6Q

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Do you have Hail Damage to your A/C Unit?

Homeowners who were battered by the severe storms which moved through our area in recent months should be concerned about possible damage to their A/C unit. Units that have been […]

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Federal Tax Credits End in December

If you’ve been thinking about replacing your air conditioning system, there are big financial benefits to doing it before December 31, 2010.  U.S. homeowners can get a whopping 30% Tax […]

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