Air Conditioning Articles

5 Common AC Problems

March 29, 2024
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Interstate Heating is always eager to educate our Wisconsin area customers on heating and cooling home care. Whether you have an AC, furnace, heat pump, or ductless mini split, we want you to get the most out of your investment. Continue Reading

Video – Energy Saving Tip 5

August 30, 2023
Video - Energy Saving Tip 5. Window looking out to front porch and American flag.
Keep your windows closed day and night. This will keep your home cool and prevent your AC from using more energy. Continue Reading

How Environmental Issues Can Affect Your AC

August 2, 2023
How Environmental Issues Can Affect Your AC. Dad cleaning windows and sweeping floor.
When you’re looking at how your air conditioner works, it can depend on a wide variety of factors. Most people realize that the brand you select, the size, the features, and the efficiency rating all play a role in how well an air conditioner will cool your Mequon home.  Continue Reading

Video – Stay Cool During the Summer

July 19, 2023
Video - Stay Cool During the Summer. White dog sticking head out car window.
Schedule a clean-check today. Continue Reading

When Do I Replace My Air Conditioner?

July 5, 2023
When Do I Replace My Air Conditioner? Woman on the phone attempting to cool herself with a fan.
Sometimes, life moves incredibly fast. You could have sworn you just bought your air conditioner. But lately, it doesn’t seem to be working so well. You check the box and are shocked to find out you’ve had it for a decade. Where did the time go? Continue Reading

Why Is My AC Making Noise?

June 7, 2023
Home inspector, repairman, adjuster examines air conditioner units at a customer home. He is using his digital tablet to record results.
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. Continue Reading

Is HVAC Preventative Maintenance Worth It?

September 15, 2022
Air conditioner with maintenance tools and service reminder in residential back yard. Is HVAC Preventative Maintenance Worth It?
Want to know the best way to stop problems with your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system before they start? Create a preventative maintenance plan. Continue Reading

Air Conditioning Basics––Did You Know?

August 17, 2022
AC_B_003 Everything You Need to Know About Your Air Conditioner. Air conditioning units outside someone's home.
Today’s air conditioner (AC) is based on a prototype invented in 1902 by Willis Carrier, an engineer from Buffalo, New York. Unlike earlier forms of cooling, Carrier’s model controlled the temperature by removing heat and humidity from the air. Continue Reading

5 Ways To Save Money on Your AC and Summer Energy Bill

July 19, 2022
Person adjusting a wall thermostat with dollar sign symbol on the display. Reduce AC and Summer Energy Bill.
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?   Continue Reading

3 Telltale Signs It’s Time for a New AC

May 9, 2022
Picture of an old, rusty air conditioner.
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.  Continue Reading

Spring Money-Saving Tips

April 12, 2022
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Everyone loves to save money, and it’s a good idea to review different aspects of your budget now and again to see if there are more opportunities you have missed in the past. In the springtime, considering how you can reduce your energy bills is always a great idea. Continue Reading

Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

March 18, 2022
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An air conditioner (AC), just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At Interstate Heating Co., we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned at least once a year. The optimum time is in the spring to ensure your system will run with the most efficiency during the hottest summer months. You need to be able to rely on your air conditioner for your comfort here in Germantown. Continue Reading