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Clogged Air Filters

Clogged Air Filters

Air filters are used to keep the air in your home or office clean and to keep your furnace or air conditioner clean. Dirt from the air can clog your air filter and cause your appliances to work double time to get air through your home. This extra effort can cause some...

Air Conditioner Problems

Air Conditioner Problems

In the hot Baldwin City 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: When windows and doors throughout the home are open, it...

Save Money on Your AC & Energy Bill This Summer

Save Money on Your AC & Energy Bill This Summer

The US Department of Energy says that air conditioning can account for up to 47% of your utility bill. At Smith Service, we take energy efficiency seriously. Here in Baldwin City, KS we understand that air conditioning is crucial for comfort during the hot months and...

What Does “SEER” Mean?

What Does “SEER” Mean?

When it comes to your air conditioner (A/C), a common term used in the HVAC business that you’re likely to see everywhere is your air conditioner’s SEER. But what exactly is this odd abbreviation? SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. It’s a rating system...

Why is my Air Conditioner Freezing Up?

Why is my Air Conditioner Freezing Up?

A freeze up is when a layer of ice forms on the outside of your AC unit. Whether you have a window unit or a central air system the causes and effects of this, as well as the solutions, are the same. The ice build up on your AC unit creates an inability to cool...

4 Things That Make Your Air Conditioner Lose Efficiency

4 Things That Make Your Air Conditioner Lose Efficiency

Smith Service Co. strives to do our best to ensure your air conditioner, or AC, is running smoothly and effectively. But sometimes there are external factors that could be causing your unit to run less efficiently. We want you to experience our product to its fullest...

What Size Unit Should I Get for My Home or Office?

What Size Unit Should I Get for My Home or Office?

Having the right sized air conditioner is a key component in cooling your space effectively. A unit that is too small has to run constantly, playing catch up all day trying to fill a space that it isn’t designed for. A unit that is too big will turn on, cool the space...

CO Detector

CO Detector

Smith Service Company, Inc. provides maintenance and service on all possible CO producing appliances as well as Carbon Monoxide detectors for your home and office. What is Carbon Monoxide? Carbon monoxide is a poisonous, odorless, tasteless gas. It is formed by the...

Central Air Conditioning Basics

Central Air Conditioning Basics

Here are 4 of the main parts to your central air system: Condenser This is the outside metal unit. This is where the gas from the compressor is condensed into a liquid. The gas that enters the condenser is very hot. The temperature is then lowered so that the gas can...

What to Do If You Have No Hot Water

What to Do If You Have No Hot Water

There are few things more annoying than running out of hot water in the middle of a shower. But don’t panic. It’s more than likely something with your hot water heater. Typically it may be something simple that you can take care of yourself. However, some things do...


The Smith Service Co. services Baldwin City, Lawrence, Ottawa, Gardner, De Soto, Eudora, Olathe, and the surrounding Kansas communities with their heating and cooling needs. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 785-594-8800, or request service online today.

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