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3 Telltale Signs It’s Time for a New AC

September 2, 2019
Air conditioning equipment outside of an old house. 3 Telltale Signs It’s Time for a New AC

Should you repair or replace? That’s always the big question when it comes to major home systems like air conditioning (AC). Repairs are easier on the pocketbook in the short run, but too many of them can add up. Deciding on the ideal time to replace your air conditioning system in Lancaster can be a…

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

July 29, 2019
HVAC heating and air conditioning residential units.

We at DS Heating & Air in Lancaster want you to know all about your cooling system and what it takes for your AC to keep running efficiently.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Freezing Up?

July 2, 2019
Small child looking confused about broken air conditioner.

If your air conditioner stops blowing cool air or stops all together, check to see if your indoor unit is frozen. What exactly will that look like?

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AC Problems

June 24, 2019
Texture background of dirty dust on compressor of air conditioner.

In the hot Palmdale weather, we can run our air conditioning units pretty much around the clock. Along with regular maintenance and inspections, here are some tips to help with common AC-related problems.

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5 Ways to Save Money on Your Air Conditioning and Summer Energy Bill

June 10, 2019
Dollar bills and thermostat depicting saving money on air conditioning.

As the summer months approach, we are all looking to save some pennies where we can. So why not start with your costly utility bills?

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Ductless Air Conditioners Improve Indoor Air Quality and Control Humidity

May 21, 2019
Air conditioner cooling a California home.

Installing a ductless air conditioner (AC), also known as a mini split, in your Antelope Valley home has quite a few benefits over a traditionally ducted air conditioner. Two such benefits are helping to improve your home’s IAQ and to control your home’s humidity.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

April 25, 2019
Elevated View Of Young Couple Lying In Bed Covering Their Ears With Pillows because of a loud air conditioner.

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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How to Set Your Programmable Thermostat

March 28, 2019
Modern Programming Thermostat in front of Brick Wall.

It’s worth taking the minute or two it takes to read this to clear up anything that may be confusing you about the process. And you can always call our qualified technicians here at DS Heating and Air to help you with anything you don’t understand.

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