YOUR COMMON QUESTIONS

HOW OFTEN DO AIR FILTERS NEED TO BE CHANGED?

It varies depending on the type of filter you have. During active, everyday use of the system it is recommended every 1-2 months. Pleated filters are the best option for replacement. 

HOW OFTEN SHOULD I HAVE AC & HEATING UNIT(S) SERVICED?

We recommend having your AC & Heating unit(s) serviced twice a year. Spring maintenance for your AC unit(s) & Fall maintenance for your Heating unit(s). The longer you put off maintenance , the worse your unit(s) can perform and more likely to break down .

IS R22 REFRIGERANT BEING DISCONTINUED?

Yes it is. R-22 has already been discontinued & has become very expensive. R-22 is no longer allowed to use in new equipment due to EPA regulations, however if your existing equipment uses R-22 there are substitutes available. As R-22 & its substitutes are expensive you may want to consider upgrading your equipment to R-410A, which is the acceptable refrigerant allowed by the EPA. 

WHAT SHOULD I DO IF MY SYSTEM ICES UP?

If you notice any ice on your outdoor unit(s), you should shut the thermostat off immediately. There could be many reasons a system will ice-up & an iced-up system cannot be properly diagnosed until it is fully defrosted. 

AT WHAT TEMPERATURE SHOULD I SET MY THERMOSTAT IN THE SUMMER & WINTER?

Everyone is comfortable at different temperatures & no 2 homes are identical. In the summer, anywhere between 72-80 is recommended. In the winter, anywhere between 68-75 is recommended. If no one is home you could stay within 5 degrees of your set temp desired. Playing catch-up increases your utility bill & puts more stress on your system. 

WHAT IS THE BENEFITS OF UV LIGHTS?

UV lights reduce the contaminants that build up in your evaporator coil & ductwork, these UV lights help kill mold, bacteria, viruses & allergens making indoor air healthier for everyone in the home. 

WHATS THE BEST WAY TO EXTEND THE LIFE OF MY AC UNIT(S)?

Performing yearly maintenance on your AC/Heating system(s) helps extend the life of your unit(s). AC unit(s) in Las Vegas are extremely challenged with the high summer temperatures, and typically last 10-15 years. Yearly maintenance is the best way to assure your unit(s) works to its best ability & increases its life expectancy.

WHY IS DRYER VENT CLEANING IMPORTANT?Heat makes lint flammable, making lint east to catch fire in dryers. Annual cleaning & inspection is recommended to help reduce the risk of fires, extend dyer life &  improve home & family safety.