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What You Need to Know about Arizona Air Quality

Life in Arizona is great – we enjoy the beautiful outdoors, magnificent sunsets, abundant sunshine and more. Unfortunately, folks living and working in the Phoenix area also tolerate some extremely poor air quality.

Arizona air quality has always had some natural challenges, which is why the Arizona [...]

How to Fix a Frozen Air Conditioner

Arizona is famous for its hot days, and few people realize that this can lead to a frozen air conditioner. How is that possible?
A common cause of a frozen air conditioner in Arizona is a blocked air filter, which restricts the airflow needed to keep [...]

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How Do You Know if Your Air Conditioner is Working Properly?

One of the most common questions we receive at Howard Air is how to tell if an air conditioner is working or if the unit is in need of maintenance. Aside from putting their hands over the vents to feel for a gust of [...]

Is it Better to Run My Air Conditioner All Day?

As the temperature rises, we’re all inclined to keep things chill at home. But balancing how we use our air conditioners is going to impact how much the electric bill rises with the heat.

Here at Howard Air, we have some tips to help [...]

5 Signs that It’s Time to Replace Your Air Conditioner

How long does a central air conditioner last? In Maine, it could last a lifetime. In Phoenix, it may not last 15 years. Our hot desert climate and our usage all take a toll on air conditioners. Even if you had a system installed [...]

What are the Best Types of Air Conditioners for Arizona?

Getting the right air conditioner for your home is important, especially during our triple-digit summers here in Arizona. At Howard Air, we know how important it is to choose the right air conditioning system for your home to ensure your comfort and make sure [...]

7 Tips to Make Your Air Conditioner Work More Efficiently

With Phoenix air conditioners running through long, hot summer days, energy efficiency is not a luxury. Knowing how to make an air conditioner work better saves you money, but it also increases the life of your system.

7 Ways to Make Your A/C Unit Blow [...]

How Dirty Air Ducts Can Ruin Your Indoor Air Quality

Around Phoenix, air quality is often on people’s minds. Our outdoor air quality varies, but is seldom as good as we would like. Indoors, homeowners and business operators strive for clean, breathable air, but dirty air ducts often lower the indoor air quality.

How [...]

Package vs. Split Air Conditioners: Which is Better?

For any Phoenix homeowner or business lacking central air conditioning, the decision to go with a packaged air conditioner or a split system may seem less important than just getting some glorious, cooling comfort ASAP.

Yet each method – package unit vs. split system – offers [...]

How Cleaning Air Ducts Minimizes Energy Loss & Saves Money

At Howard Air, we get a lot of calls from interested customers wondering how to clean air ducts. We politely remind them that air duct cleaning is not normally an amateur task. This sometimes makes our callers disappointed, but the energy savings from hiring [...]