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Our team has decades of combined experience in the HVAC and air conditioning repair industry. That makes the expert staff here at Air Works our source for quality services and trusted HVAC knowledge. Explore our blog posts below to see the latest HVAC-related articles. Find out what’s new at our company. Learn more about the recent projects we have completed.


Heat Check: Is Your Furnace Ready for Fall?

Sep 04, 2018
Heat Check: Is Your Furnace Ready for Fall?

You can feel it in the air. The temperatures are beginning to sink down to a comfortable 60 degrees at night, and the cicadas are starting to hum. Summer is ending. Though it’s still balmy during the day, your thermostat will begin displaying fall temperatures soon enough. When it comes to furnace maintenance, the early […]

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How Can I Use a Smart Thermostat in the Summertime?

Aug 23, 2018
How Can I Use a Smart Thermostat in the Summertime?

If you still have an old-fashioned thermostat that’s stuck on one temperature that you have to adjust manually, then you’re not living in 2018. Smart thermostats like Nest are the next big thing in home automation that’s making life more convenient for everyone, especially when they want to save on their electric bills. After you […]

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How Can I Beat the Heat While Keeping Electric Bills Low?

Aug 20, 2018
How Can I Beat the Heat While Keeping Electric Bills Low?

There’s a misconception that you need to have your AC on overdrive to have a cool house. But how can you stay cool when you don’t crank your thermostat down to 68? Keeping your thermostat low means higher energy bills, which can put a damper on your enjoyment of those crisp indoor temperatures. Thankfully, there […]

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Why Your Heating Unit is Blowing Cold Air?

Jan 27, 2018
Why Your Heating Unit is Blowing Cold Air?

There’s nothing worse during the winter than cranking up the thermostat only to discover that your heater is blowing out cold air. But why is it doing that? The HVAC experts at Air Works Heating & Air put together this handy post to help you determine why it’s happening. Learn why your heater is acting […]

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How to Prevent Your Indoor Air Quality from Suffering

Jan 17, 2018
How to Prevent Your Indoor Air Quality from Suffering

To live a comfortable and healthy life, it’s essential that you make sure that your home appliances are working properly. This includes your heating and air systems. If they work well and are taken care of, your indoor air quality can improve. There are also other ways to improve air quality in your house. Here […]

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5 Ways to Stay Warm This Winter While Cutting Costs

Jan 07, 2018
5 Ways to Stay Warm This Winter While Cutting Costs

At this point in the winter, you’re probably starting to notice your heating bill getting bigger. If the thought of finding the energy bill in your mailbox has you filled with dread, you’ve come to the right place. The energy experts at Air Works Heating & Air have compiled this essential list of the top […]

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Top HVAC Tips for the Holidays

Dec 08, 2017
Top HVAC Tips for the Holidays

The holidays are finally here! They can be the most wonderful time of the year, and also the busiest and most stressful. Between visiting family, setting up decorations, the craziness of work, shopping, and more it can be hard to stay sane during the holiday season. The last thing you need is to also be […]

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Cold Weather is Around the Corner. Is Your House Ready?

Oct 28, 2017
Cold Weather is Around the Corner. Is Your House Ready?

Fall is finally here. We’re heading into the time of jackets and scarves. It’s also one of the most temperate times to be in the South. The dog days of summer are over. Now you have the chance to enjoy some football. Not to mention a nice, cool evening on the porch. With the cooler […]

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What Should You Do If Your HVAC Uses R-22?

Oct 14, 2017
What Should You Do If Your HVAC Uses R-22?

In 2010, it became illegal to manufacture or import new cooling equipment within the United States that contained the refrigerant known as R-22. This was due to the damage its greenhouse gas emissions were causing to the environment. Because so many HVAC units made before 2010 relied on R-22, the government allowed a 10-year phase-out […]

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5 HVAC Tips You Need for Fall

Sep 24, 2017
5 HVAC Tips You Need for Fall

Halloween decorations are at stores. Pumpkin spice lattes are on the menu. The leaves will start changing color. Temperatures will begin to drop. These are signs that fall is around the corner. Your heat likely hasn’t been on since mid-April. So you should take time to check it out before turning it on for the […]

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What Size Air Conditioning Unit Is Right for Your Home?

Jul 31, 2017

Now that summer’s in full swing, the heat and humidity can be overbearing. Having an efficient central air conditioning unit as part of your heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system can make your home much more comfortable for you, your family, and your guests. Whether you’re on the hunt for a new air conditioning […]

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What Do We Look For During an “HVAC Inspection?”

Jul 25, 2017

We recommend a regularly scheduled HVAC inspection as part of our customers’ maintenance schedule, as this process helps us discover small problems that we can fix before they become much bigger issues. We cover six areas during this service to be as thorough as possible. Electrical Function Your house’s electrical system is closely tied in […]

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When Should I Replace My AC Unit?

Jun 22, 2017

Get a Free HVAC Quote Your air conditioning system is the unsung hero of summer. Face it, how often do you think about your AC unity? Now how often does it run? The answer to the first questions is likely, “Rarely” while the answer to the second is probably, “Every day.” In the often stifling […]

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7 Tips to Make Your AC Last This Summer

Jun 11, 2017

Now that it’s officially summer, it’s likely your air conditioning system has been cranked to full blast, and with good reason given how stifling the North Carolina heat can be this time of year. This far in off the coast, the density of the heat can be intolerable and even dangerous, so your AC unit […]

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How Air Conditioning Works

May 23, 2017

It might seem like magic. After all, how could your air conditioner blow cold, chilled air throughout your house even when it’s 100℉ outside? Are you wondering how air conditioning works? The real answer might be a little complex, but it certainly isn’t magic—it’s science! In today’s blog post, the HVAC experts at Air Works […]

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What to Do When Your AC Unit Freezes

May 09, 2017

Get a Free HVAC Quote Now that it’s spring here in the Triangle area, many people are starting to turn on their home’s air conditioner for the first time in the year. As we get closer to those scorching hot North Carolina summers, it’s important to have a well-working AC you can rely on. One […]

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Hassle-Free Residential HVAC Services

Apr 18, 2017

We at Air Works Heating & Air have served the Triangle area for over ten years, offering a range of residential HVAC services to homeowners in Raleigh, Morrisville, Cary, Apex, Wake Forest, Creedmoor, Durham, Chapel Hill, Clayton, Holly Springs, and Franklinton. Our NATE-certified HVAC technicians have seen and performed it all, so we’re confident when […]

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3 AC Repairs You Can Avoid

Apr 11, 2017

The time to realize your AC needs repair is not the first 80-degree day of the year, unless you enjoy being uncomfortable in your home. Your HVAC system is an unsung hero in your home, and many people pay no attention to their AC until it goes out and the house begins to get warm. […]

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Winter is upon us!

Oct 13, 2015

Fall is now upon us and Winter is on its way. Now is the time to make sure your heating system is ready for the cold months ahead. Make sure to check and replace the filters in your home if needed. It is also time to have your heating system inspected and cleaned. This will […]

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