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Why Is Replacing My AC Compressor So Expensive?

Jul. 28, 2021
If you need to replace a compressor in the New Jersey area, you could be shelling out anywhere between $1,500 to $3,000.  … Read More

Should I Repair Or Replace My AC in NJ?

Jun. 14, 2021
Are you having consistent issues with your air conditioner? You might be wondering whether you should repair it again or if it’s time to just replace it. The answer is: It depends. … Read More

What Size Central AC Do I Need for My New Jersey Home?

Jun. 03, 2021
Whether you’re installing a central air conditioner for the first time or replacing your current system, you need to know what size central AC to get for your New Jersey home.  … Read More

How Much Does it Cost to Repair a Heat Pump in NJ?

Jan. 27, 2021
The cost to repair a heat pump in New Jersey is between $89 and $1,200+ with an average cost of $356.Read More

Why Is My Furnace Overheating? A New Jersey Tech Answers

Dec. 01, 2020
Here, we’ll explore some of the most common reasons your furnace could be overheating … Read More

How Much Does it Cost to Replace a Heat Exchanger in New Jersey?

Dec. 01, 2020
If a technician has told you that your heat exchanger is cracked, you’ll need to replace it for safety reasons. Unfortunately, the heat exchanger is one of the most expensive furnace parts to repair or replace. … Read More

Furnace vs Boiler, Which Is Better For My New Jersey Home?

Dec. 01, 2020
If you’re considering a new heating system for your home, you might be wondering whether you should purchase a furnace or boiler. … Read More

How Much Does Boiler Maintenance Cost in New Jersey?

Oct. 23, 2020
We’ll go into more detail about both of those cost factors below. But first, we’ll explain why boiler maintenance is important in the first place. … Read More

How Much Does Furnace Maintenance Cost in New Jersey?

Oct. 23, 2020
Below, we’ll look at both of these cost factors in more detail, so you can get a better idea of how much it will cost to maintain your furnace … Read More

Why is my Heat Pump Blowing Cold Air? A NJ Tech Answers

Oct. 23, 2020
Have your heat pump on but notice that the air coming from your vents is a little cooler than you’d expect it to be? … Read More

Condensing Furnace vs Non-Condensing Furnace: Which Is Better for My NJ Home?

Sep. 25, 2020
If you’re in need of a new furnace, you may be debating whether to get a more expensive condensing furnace or going with a standard, non-condensing unit. … Read More

How To Prepare Your AC for Winter: An NJ Tech Explains

Sep. 25, 2020
We’ll take a more detailed look at exactly what steps you can take to prepare your AC for winter, and what you’ll need a professional to do to ensure that your AC is ready for hibernation. … Read More

How To Clean Your AC Unit: An NJ Tech Explains

Sep. 02, 2020
If you’ve been told that you need to have your AC system cleaned or have just noticed a bit of dirt buildup on your outdoor unit, you’re probably wondering how to go about cleaning your AC. … Read More

Which Type of Humidifier is Best: Whole-home or Portable? An NJ Tech Answers

Sep. 02, 2020
If you think that a humidifier might be a good option for your NJ home, you’re probably wondering whether you should buy a portable humidifier or if a whole-home humidifier is a better option. … Read More

Why Does My AC Smell Like Mildew? An NJ Tech Answers

Sep. 02, 2020
Notice that your AC system has started to smell like mildew? That’s not a good sign. The most likely reasons your AC smells like mildew include... … Read More

How To Clean Central Air Conditioner Evaporator Coils in NJ

Jul. 28, 2020
In this article, we'll explain how to clean a central air conditioner evaporator coils … Read More

Why is My AC Tripping The Circuit Breaker? An NJ Tech Answers

Jul. 28, 2020
In this article, we’ll look at each of these issues in more detail, so you can get a better idea of what is causing your circuit breaker to trip and what you can do to fix it.  … Read More

Why Is My Ductless AC Leaking? An NJ Tech Answers

Jul. 28, 2020
In this blog, we’ll take a look at why your ductless ac may be leaking. … Read More

Why Is My Water Heater Leaking? An NJ Tech Explains

Jun. 15, 2020
Having issues with a leaking water heater? We understand how frustrating that can be, and we’re willing to bet that you want to get to the bottom of why your water heater is leaking (so you can fix it).   … Read More

Should I Repair or Replace My Hot Water Heater? A NJ Tech Answers

Jun. 15, 2020
So, the question is, how do you know whether you should repair or replace your water heater?  … Read More

Why Is My AC Making a Gurgling Noise? Answers from an NJ Tech

May. 20, 2020
Notice a gurgling noise every time your AC kicks on? Sounds like a problem. That being said, the exact reason for the gurgling noise could be a few different things, including... … Read More

What Are The Benefits Of a Ductless AC in NJ?

May. 20, 2020
There are many benefits to having a ductless AC system in New Jersey, but some of the biggest benefits of ductless ACs is that they are... … Read More

Why Is My AC Filter Wet? An NJ Tech Explains

May. 20, 2020
Tried to change your air filter and noticed that it was wet? That’s an issue. Your air filter should never be wet, and if it is, you should replace it ASAP. … Read More

Why is My Air Conditioner Blowing Hot Air? A New Jersey Tech Explains.

Apr. 22, 2020
There are many reasons your air conditioner might be blowing hot air. … Read More

How Much Does an Air Conditioning Repair Cost in New Jersey?

Mar. 30, 2020
The factor that will have the biggest impact on the cost of your AC repair is the type of repair needed. … Read More

Why Does My AC Make a Slamming Noise When Shutting Off

Mar. 24, 2020
If you hear the slamming sound coming from inside your home, your AC may have one of the following issues... … Read More

How Does Central Air Conditioning Work? A New Jersey Tech Explains

Mar. 17, 2020
Air conditioners certainly are modern miracles. But there’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes to keep your home at a comfortable temperature.  … Read More

Why Is My Gas Boiler Not Heating My Water? A New Jersey Tech Explains.

Feb. 25, 2020
We wish we could tell you there was one simple answer to explain why your boiler isn’t heating your home’s water. But the truth is, there could be a variety of underlying issues here. … Read More

Why Is My Boiler Leaking Water? A NJ Tech Answers

Feb. 25, 2020
Well, there are a variety of reasons your boiler could be leaking, and the reasons vary depending on where the leak is coming from. … Read More

Everything You Need To Know About the R-22 Phaseout

Jan. 28, 2020
Here's the bottom line: if you have an AC system that uses R-22 refrigerant, it's only a matter of time until you'll need to replace your system. … Read More

What To Do If Your Gas Furnace Pressure Switch is Stuck Open

Dec. 17, 2019
If your furnace is showing a pressure switch error, it can be concerning. The good news is that usually, an open pressure switch error isn’t an extremely extensive (or expensive) fix.  … Read More

Why Does My Boiler Make A Banging Noise When Turned On? An NJ Tech Answers

Dec. 17, 2019
If you hear one loud bang when your boiler first turns on, the most likely reason is delayed ignition. … Read More

What to Do If Your Furnace Is Not Igniting: An NJ Tech Answers

Nov. 12, 2019
Having trouble getting your furnace to ignite? That’s the last thing you want to deal with during the NJ winter.  … Read More

The Benefits of Annual Furnace Maintenance

Nov. 06, 2019
Investing in annual furnace maintenance can... … Read More

Why is My Air Filter Black? An NJ Tech Answers

Oct. 10, 2019
If you’ve recently changed out your air filter and noticed it was black, you’re experiencing something called “black soot deposition. … Read More

What to do if Your Gas Furnace Pilot Light Won’t Stay Lit: An NJ Tech Explains

Sep. 27, 2019
Here’s our quick suggestion: If your gas furnace pilot light won’t stay lit, you should probably call a technician. More than likely, the issue with your pilot light will require a professional to diagnose and repair. … Read More

What’s the Cost Difference Between Electric Heat vs. Gas Heat? An NJ Tech Answers

Sep. 27, 2019
Here’s the bottom line: Electric heating systems are typically cheaper to install but cost more to operate on a month-to-month basis, whereas gas heating systems cost more to install but cost less month-to-month. Why? … Read More

Why is my AC Making a Loud Buzzing Noise? A NJ Tech Answers

Aug. 30, 2019
If your AC is making a buzzing noise, it’s usually a strong indication that your system is having an electrical issue.  … Read More

Help! My Air Conditioner Keeps Running When Turned Off: A NJ Tech Explains

Aug. 28, 2019
Before you assume there’s an issue and call a professional, check the weather. If it’s extremely hot outside, your AC may be running longer or more often than usual to compensate for the temperature outside. … Read More

How Much Water Should Drain from your AC? A NJ Tech Explains

Aug. 28, 2019
During the summer, when it’s humid, it’s normal for your AC to drain anywhere from 5-20 gallons of water per day. … Read More

Signs Your AC Needs to Be Replaced: A New Jersey Tech Answers

Aug. 28, 2019
Trying to figure out whether it’s finally time to replace your AC system? We know that a new AC system is a big investment, so you probably want to be sure you actually need a new AC before buying one. … Read More

Why is My Air Conditioner Constantly Running? A New Jersey Tech Answers

May. 31, 2019
If your AC is running constantly, there is likely an issue with your AC system. … Read More

Electric Furnace vs. Gas: Which is Better? A New Jersey Tech Explains

Mar. 21, 2019
Electric vs. gas, which is better? While both systems have pros and cons, we suggest a gas furnace for homeowners living in New Jersey.  … Read More

Why Does My Furnace Turn on but No Heat is Coming Out? A New Jersey Tech Explains

Nov. 06, 2018
Is your furnace blowing cold air? We’ll explain the common causes and what you can do to get your furnace working properly again. … Read More

What Size Ductless AC Do I Need for My New Jersey Home?

Nov. 01, 2018
We’ll share some of the factors that determine ductless sizing and how to make sure you get the correct size for your home. … Read More

Does a Humidifier Help with Allergies and Asthma? A New Jersey Tech Answers

Nov. 01, 2018
If used correctly, humidifiers can be good for people with asthma and allergies because they keep passageways from becoming dry and inflamed. … Read More

How Many Ductless Units Do I Need to Cool My New Jersey Home?

Sep. 19, 2018
The general rule-of-thumb is that you’ll need a separate indoor unit for every room you need cooled. … Read More

Ductless vs Central AC: Which Is Better for My New Jersey Home?

Sep. 19, 2018
The answer?
Well for most homeowners it comes down to budget—what you're willing to spend upfront for an AC installation in the New Jersey area. … Read More

How Does a Programmable Thermostat Save Energy? A NJ Tech Explains

Jul. 20, 2018
Programmable thermostats have the potential to save a significant amount of energy—as long as you program them correctly. Click to learn how to properly use programmable thermostats to save energy (and costs). … Read More

Can You Put 410a in a R22 System? A NJ Tech Explains

Jun. 29, 2018
The answer: No. Putting R-410A refrigerant into an AC unit that was designed to use R-22 will cause the unit to die soon after it tries to run. … Read More

Single-stage vs Two-Stage vs Variable Speed ACs: Which is Best for New Jersey Homes?

May. 16, 2018
Variable-speed air conditioners provide the most comfort and highest efficiency, but they're also the most expensive—which forces some homeowners to cross this option off the list. … Read More

How Much Does It Cost to Install a Ductless AC in New Jersey?

May. 15, 2018
The cost to install a ductless mini-split AC in New Jersey ranges from $4,500 to 12,000+. … Read More

How Much Does it Cost to Install a Home Thermostat in New Jersey?

Apr. 12, 2018
The cost to install a new thermostat in New Jersey ranges from $200 to $400+. … Read More

How Often Should I Change My Furnace Filter? A New Jersey Tech Explains.

Jan. 16, 2018
The general answer is to check your filter every 1-3 months and change when dirty. But that’s a rule of thumb. Check our detailed guidelines to get an answer customized for your home. … Read More

MERV 8 vs MERV 13: Which Air Filter Is Best? A NJ Tech Explains

Nov. 07, 2017
The filter that’s best really depends on what you’re trying to do: MERV 8 is best for keeping your HVAC system free of contaminants but MERV 13 is better for improving indoor air quality. … Read More

What’s the Difference Between a Combi Boiler and a Traditional Boiler? A New Jersey Tech Explains.

Nov. 02, 2017
A combi boiler heats water on demand while a regular/traditional boiler stores the hot water. We’ll explain more. … Read More

Why Is My Boiler Letting Out Steam? A New Jersey Tech Explains.

Oct. 31, 2017
If your boiler is letting out steam, it’s most likely coming from the pressure relief valve due to unsafe pressure levels (or the valve needs to be replaced). … Read More

When Should I Replace My Boiler? A New Jersey Tech Explains.

Oct. 10, 2017
Think you might be due for a new boiler? Here are some signs that indicate you should replace the unit ASAP. … Read More

How Much Does a Furnace Repair Cost in New Jersey?

Oct. 04, 2017
Here’s the short answer: it depends. Want to know what the cost depends on? We’ll tell you… … Read More

How Often Should a Gas Furnace Be Serviced? A NJ Tech Explains

Sep. 27, 2017
Your gas furnace should be maintained once a year to avoid a voided warranty, higher than normal heating bills and carbon monoxide poisoning. … Read More

Why Is My Boiler Making a Loud Humming Noise? A New Jersey Tech Explains.

Sep. 14, 2017
Not quite sure where to start investigating? Don’t worry, we’ll take a closer look at these 3 issues and show you what you can do to stop the humming. … Read More

Electric vs. Gas Heating: Which is better for my New Jersey home?

Aug. 24, 2017
Electric or gas heating? That’s the question. In this article, we’ll explain what we recommend for New Jersey homeowners, and how much it costs... … Read More

What Humidity Level Should My Home Be In the Summer? A NJ Tech Answers

Jul. 28, 2017
In the summer, your home’s humidity level should be between 30%–45%. … Read More

My AC Is Blowing, But Not Cold Air…A New Jersey Tech Explains

Jul. 10, 2017
“Why is my air conditioner blowing air, but it’s not cold?” … Read More

How Do I Unclog My AC’s Condensate Drain Line? Answers from a NJ Tech

Jul. 06, 2017
Clearing your AC’s condensate line is simple. Just follow these 3 steps. … Read More

MERV 8 vs MERV 11 Filters: A NJ Tech Explains the Difference

Jun. 26, 2017
Many New Jersey homeowners ask us about MERV ratings, especially when it comes to choosing between MERV 8 and MERV 11 air filters. … Read More

Why Is My Furnace Leaking Water? A New Jersey Tech Explains

Dec. 15, 2016
Is water leaking at the base of your furnace? Don’t panic—we’ll help you troubleshoot this issue.

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What’s the Cost to Install a Gas Furnace in New Jersey?

Oct. 21, 2016
Several variables will affect the cost of your furnace, with some being more costly than others. … Read More

What’s the Cost to Install a Central Air Conditioner in NJ?

Sep. 15, 2016
So, you wanna know how much installing an air conditioner costs? … Read More

Air Conditioner Not Dehumidifying Well? A New Jersey Tech Explains Why

Jul. 15, 2016
Have you cranked your thermostat way down but still feel all sticky and sweaty?  … Read More

“How Often Should My Air Conditioner Need a Freon Charge?” A New Jersey Tech Explains

Jun. 27, 2016
An AC doesn’t “use up” refrigerant. So you should never need to recharge your air conditioner with more Freon—unless there’s a leak. … Read More

The Invisible & Dangerous Indoor Air Pollution Problem in Your Home

Dec. 11, 2012
The term “air pollution” probably summons up images of brown, cloudy air in dense metropolitan areas like New York and L.A. But a study done by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reveals that the pollution in your home could be much worse. … Read More