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What is a Ductless Mini Split Air Conditioner?

December 21, 2017

There’s a new Air Conditioning technology in town, and it’s duct-less. It works in residential, commercial and industrial applications. Instead of a duct system, there is one outdoor unit, and indoor units in each of the zones that you want to treat. Many of these systems can cool in summer and heat in winter. The…

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Air Cleaners vs Air Filters

December 13, 2017

When trying to improve the indoor air quality in your home, you may consider installing an air cleaner or air purifier. These devices filter unwanted contaminants out of your home’s air—allowing you to breathe easier and healthier air. But, how do you know what the difference is between air cleaners and air purifier and which…

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Heat Pump vs. Furnace

November 28, 2017

Looking to install a new heater in your home? Your two most popular choices in Lake Charles, LA, are a heat pump and a furnace. But which one to choose? Each one has its own advantages and disadvantages when compared to the other. Here are some things to consider to help you in your decision-making…

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Transitioning Your Heat Pump

November 14, 2017

As cooler temperatures approach here in Lake Charles, LA, you will need to transition your heat pump from being a cooling source to supplying heat. It is time to schedule maintenance before temperatures drop and you need the heating system to function properly. Some Things You Can do at Home: Replace the air filter. Remove…

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The Importance of Filter Replacement

October 18, 2017

Most people don’t realize how pivotal the HVAC filter is to both their homes and their HVAC system. Here in Lake Charles, you may only think about your filter when the seasons change, particularly transitioning from the warmer temperatures of summer to the cooler temps of winter, but filters need more attention than that all…

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Why is My AC Freezing Up?

October 16, 2017

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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Why is My AC Making Noise?

September 21, 2017

Your air conditioning unit will always make some noise when running, and older units are louder than newer ones, so consider the age of your unit before getting too concerned about the noise that it is making. At Trouth, we recommend a maintenance inspection at least once a year to inspect the health of your…

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Heat Pump vs. Air Conditioner

September 5, 2017

Whether you have a new construction or remodel, or it is simply time to replace your HVAC system’s components, you will eventually need to make the decision about installing a heat pump or air conditioner/furnace system. What is the Difference Between a Heat Pump and an Air Conditioner? In warm weather, the function of an…

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Does My Air Conditioner Kill Mold?

August 28, 2017

Your air conditioner can do several things––keep your home’s indoor air cooler than outdoor temperatures, help to keep indoor airborne allergens at bay, and help keep your home’s humidity low. But one thing it cannot do is kill mold. It can help prevent mold, but once it exists, your air conditioner cannot kill it. If…

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Why is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

August 7, 2017

What happens when you turn on your air conditioning unit and it blows hot or warm air? There are many reasons this might be happening, but we know it is not acceptable here in Sulphur. We want to keep you cool at Trouth Air Conditioning, so here are a few simple things that you can…

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