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Top Causes of AC Failure

June 8, 2020
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It’s the first really hot day of summer when open windows, sun-blocking shades, and the ceiling fans just can’t cut it anymore. You resign yourself to finally turning on your air conditioner (AC)—only to find it blowing warm air, making funny noises, or simply not cooperating at all. It’s a scenario we all dread, and…

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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

May 11, 2020
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Spring is the best time to have maintenance done on your home’s ac system. Your Mendota Heights home should be able to rely on your unit during the summer.

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Video – The Importance of Air Conditioning Maintenance

October 2, 2019
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The best time of year to have your AC serviced is spring, even if you reside in a locale with pretty warm weather all year long. Call 651-319-4200 to make your appointment to have one of our skilled and knowledgeable technicians come out to your home to maintain your unit. It’s best to have your…

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5 Ways to Save on Your Summer Energy Bill

August 26, 2019
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The US Department of Energy says that air conditioning can account for 35 to 40 percent of your utility bill here in Minnesota. At Silver Tree Plumbing and Heating, we take energy efficiency seriously. We understand sometimes high energy bills are unavoidable when air conditioning is crucial for comfort during the hot months. That’s why our five simple tips for staying cool and using your air conditioner less may help you cut costs and save money on your monthly energy bill.

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4 Things to Know About Your Air Conditioner

July 2, 2019
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Air conditioning isn’t exactly a stimulating topic to bring up at parties. It’s not something most people think about too excessively. But at Silver Tree, we’re obsessed with it! We want to share with you some things that you may not have known about your air conditioner (AC). We’ve made this list to help you become an informed consumer and get the best out of your purchase.

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4 Signs I Need a New AC Unit

June 12, 2019
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Silver Tree Plumbing and Heating understands that air conditioning is crucial for comfort in your daily life here in Rosemount, MN. A well maintained AC unit, with yearly inspections and monthly filter changes, can last up to 10 or 15 years.

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Does My Air Conditioner Eliminate Mold?

May 31, 2019
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At Silver Tree Plumbing and Heating, we’re often asked, “Do air conditioners kill off mold?” This is a common misconception. A properly maintained and functioning air conditioner (AC) can decrease the likelihood of mold growth.

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3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

May 16, 2019
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A major part of your health relies on getting a good night’s sleep. That’s why it’s not just important to run your air conditioner during the hot summer days. You also need to keep your home comfortably cool at night as well.

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Why is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

April 16, 2019
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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.

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Does Your AC Help With Allergy Symptoms?

March 21, 2019
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Seasonal allergies are a burden for many. Air conditioners, or ACs, when properly maintained, can noticeably reduce symptoms for allergy sufferers. Air filters catch pollen, dust, and other irritants, producing higher-quality air.

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Why is my Air Conditioner Blowing Hot Air?

August 27, 2018

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_post_title saved_tabs=”all” global_module=”200″ title=”on” meta=”on” author=”on” date=”on” categories=”on” comments=”off” featured_image=”off” featured_placement=”below” parallax_effect=”on” parallax_method=”on” text_orientation=”left” text_color=”dark” text_background=”off” text_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0.9)” module_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0)” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” custom_margin=”||0px|” /][et_pb_text admin_label=”Banner Image” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”center” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” _builder_version=”3.0.105″] [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text background_layout=”light” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” _builder_version=”3.0.105″] What happens when you turn on your air conditioning unit and it blows hot…

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What Does SEER Mean?

August 3, 2018

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_post_title saved_tabs=”all” global_module=”200″ title=”on” meta=”on” author=”on” date=”on” categories=”on” comments=”off” featured_image=”off” featured_placement=”below” parallax_effect=”on” parallax_method=”on” text_orientation=”left” text_color=”dark” text_background=”off” text_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0.9)” module_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0)” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” custom_margin=”||0px|” /][et_pb_text admin_label=”Banner Image” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”center” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” _builder_version=”3.0.105″] [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text background_layout=”light” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” _builder_version=”3.0.105″] When it comes to your air conditioner (A/C), a common term used in the…

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Air Conditioning Components

June 28, 2018

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_post_title saved_tabs=”all” global_module=”200″ title=”on” meta=”on” author=”on” date=”on” categories=”on” comments=”off” featured_image=”off” featured_placement=”below” parallax_effect=”on” parallax_method=”on” text_orientation=”left” text_color=”dark” text_background=”off” text_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0.9)” module_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0)” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” custom_margin=”||0px|” /][et_pb_text admin_label=”Banner Image” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”center” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” _builder_version=”3.0.105″] [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text background_layout=”light” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” _builder_version=”3.0.105″] Aside from the professionals, like ours at Silver Tree Plumbing and heating who really…

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3 Signs You May Need a New AC Unit

June 14, 2018

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_post_title saved_tabs=”all” global_module=”200″ title=”on” meta=”on” author=”on” date=”on” categories=”on” comments=”off” featured_image=”off” featured_placement=”below” parallax_effect=”on” parallax_method=”on” text_orientation=”left” text_color=”dark” text_background=”off” text_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0.9)” module_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0)” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” custom_margin=”||0px|” /][et_pb_text admin_label=”Banner Image” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”center” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” _builder_version=”3.0.105″] [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text background_layout=”light” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” _builder_version=”3.0.105″] Air conditioning is crucial for comfort in your daily life here in Mendota Heights.…

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Why is my Air Conditioner Freezing Up?

May 30, 2018

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Do I Really Need an Air Conditioning Tune Up?

May 15, 2018
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[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_post_title saved_tabs=”all” global_module=”200″ title=”on” meta=”on” author=”on” date=”on” categories=”on” comments=”off” featured_image=”off” featured_placement=”below” parallax_effect=”on” parallax_method=”on” text_orientation=”left” text_color=”dark” text_background=”off” text_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0.9)” module_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0)” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” custom_margin=”||0px|” /][et_pb_text admin_label=”Banner Image” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”center” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” _builder_version=”3.0.105″] [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text background_layout=”light” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” _builder_version=”3.0.105″] It can be difficult to spend money when you don’t really feel an an…

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How to Save Money on Your Air Conditioning and Energy Bill in the Summer

April 27, 2018

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_post_title saved_tabs=”all” global_module=”200″ title=”on” meta=”on” author=”on” date=”on” categories=”on” comments=”off” featured_image=”off” featured_placement=”below” parallax_effect=”on” parallax_method=”on” text_orientation=”left” text_color=”dark” text_background=”off” text_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0.9)” module_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0)” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” custom_margin=”||0px|” parallax=”on” background_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0)” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial” module_alignment=”center” /][et_pb_text admin_label=”Banner Image” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”center” use_border_color=”off” _builder_version=”3.0.105″] [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text background_layout=”light” use_border_color=”off” _builder_version=”3.0.105″ background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial”] The US Department of Energy says…

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What is SEER?

April 20, 2018

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_post_title saved_tabs=”all” global_module=”200″ title=”on” meta=”on” author=”on” date=”on” categories=”on” comments=”off” featured_image=”off” featured_placement=”below” parallax_effect=”on” parallax_method=”on” text_orientation=”left” text_color=”dark” text_background=”off” text_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0.9)” module_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0)” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” custom_margin=”||0px|” /][et_pb_text admin_label=”Banner Image” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”center” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” _builder_version=”3.0.105″] [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text background_layout=”light” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” _builder_version=”3.0.105″] When it comes to your air conditioner (A/C), a common term used in the…

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Confused on How to Set Your Programmable Thermostat?

August 14, 2017

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_post_title admin_label=”Post Title” saved_tabs=”all” global_module=”200″ title=”on” meta=”on” author=”on” date=”on” categories=”on” comments=”off” featured_image=”off” featured_placement=”below” parallax_effect=”on” parallax_method=”on” text_orientation=”left” text_color=”dark” text_background=”off” text_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0.9)” module_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0)” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” custom_margin=”||0px|” /][et_pb_text admin_label=”Banner Image” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”center” border_style=”solid” _builder_version=”3.0.51″] [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” border_style=”solid” _builder_version=”3.0.51″] With all the options available for setting your programmable thermostat, it’s easy to get…

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Is it Normal For My Air Conditioner to Turn On and Off?

July 24, 2017

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_post_title admin_label=”Post Title” saved_tabs=”all” global_module=”200″ title=”on” meta=”on” author=”on” date=”on” categories=”on” comments=”off” featured_image=”off” featured_placement=”below” parallax_effect=”on” parallax_method=”on” text_orientation=”left” text_color=”dark” text_background=”off” text_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0.9)” module_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0)” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” custom_margin=”||0px|” /][et_pb_text admin_label=”Banner Image” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”center” border_style=”solid” _builder_version=”3.0.51″] [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” border_style=”solid” _builder_version=”3.0.51″] When an air conditioner (AC) turns on and off in rather quick successions, without…

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Why is Air Conditioning Maintenance Important in Minnesota?

July 7, 2017

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_post_title admin_label=”Post Title” saved_tabs=”all” global_module=”200″ title=”on” meta=”on” author=”on” date=”on” categories=”on” comments=”off” featured_image=”off” featured_placement=”below” parallax_effect=”on” parallax_method=”on” text_orientation=”left” text_color=”dark” text_background=”off” text_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0.9)” module_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0)” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” custom_margin=”||0px|” /][et_pb_text admin_label=”Banner Image” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”center” border_style=”solid” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial” _builder_version=”3.0.51″] [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” border_style=”solid” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial” _builder_version=”3.0.51″] When the temperatures in Minnesota…

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How to Save Money on Your Energy Bill This Summer

June 27, 2017

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_post_title admin_label=”Post Title” saved_tabs=”all” global_module=”200″ title=”on” meta=”on” author=”on” date=”on” categories=”on” comments=”off” featured_image=”off” featured_placement=”below” parallax_effect=”on” parallax_method=”on” text_orientation=”left” text_color=”dark” text_background=”off” text_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0.9)” module_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0)” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” custom_margin=”||0px|” /][et_pb_text admin_label=”Banner Image” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”center” border_style=”solid” _builder_version=”3.0.51″] [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” border_style=”solid” _builder_version=”3.0.51″] With the dog days of summer just around the corner, you may be running…

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Benefits of Ductless AC

May 8, 2017

Ductless AC systems can be the perfect answer for that room that’s never quite cool enough or for that new addition you’re building. Read more to find out why.

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What Does Seer Mean?

February 10, 2017

When it comes to you Air Conditioner, a common term used is SEER. SEER is a rating system that is used to measure the efficiency of the AC unit.

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