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Four Ways to Change Your Home’s Air Quality for the Better

October 19, 2018

When you think of air pollution, what pops into your mind? A giant smoke stack? Cars spewing exhaust? A trash incinerator? Chances are you may not have considered your own home is full of air pollution. According to the EPA (U.S. Environmental Agency), you may be exposed to 2-two to five times more airborne pollutants…

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5 Reasons to Schedule Fall Furnace Maintenance

October 4, 2018

Once the cooler weather hits here in Baldwin City, KS, this fall, you are going to want the inside of your home toasty and comfortable. This means turning on your furnace. Long before the first night you’ll want it, you should have your furnace cleaned and checked by a professional from Smith Service Company. You…

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Leaky Ducts

September 24, 2018

Ductwork is a hidden element that is crucial to your home comfort. Ductwork is the system by which warm or cool air circulates throughout your home. It is essential to have well maintained and cared for ductwork in your home. Most of it is hidden behind walls or in places that are not a frequently…

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Clogged Air Filters

September 6, 2018

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 serious problems up…

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Air Conditioner Problems

August 21, 2018

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 allows warm, humid air inside. Make sure that windows and doors…

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Save Money on Your AC & Energy Bill This Summer

August 8, 2018

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 our advice may help you save money on your…

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What Does "SEER" Mean?

July 27, 2018

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 of the air conditioner’s cooling capacity to power input, i.e.,…

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Why is my Air Conditioner Freezing Up?

July 19, 2018

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…

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4 Things That Make Your Air Conditioner Lose Efficiency

June 29, 2018

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 potential, so we’ve compiled a short list of small…

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

June 14, 2018

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 quickly and then…

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The Smith Service Company proudly provides HVAC service to Baldwin City, De Soto, Eudora, Gardner, Kansas City, Lawrence, Olathe, Ottawa, Tonganoxie, and the surrounding Kansas communities. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 785-594-8800, or request service online today.