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What Maintenance Is Needed for a Ductless System?

What Maintenance Is Needed for a Ductless System?

February 28, 2021

A ductless heating and cooling system, or a mini split, is a splendid choice for your Blaine home and a worthwhile investment. It offers many benefits, and you can enjoy them all for years to come if you maintain the system on a consistent basis.

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Power Outage? A Standby Generator Will Help You Weather the Storm

Power Outage? A Standby Generator Will Help You Weather the Storm

February 14, 2021

A standby generator is a lifeline during a power outage. It can keep the lights on, run your refrigerator and oven, enable your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system to continue working, and power your sump pump, among other appliances.

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Furnace Pressure Switches

January 27, 2021

Though you may not give much thought to the furnace in your Blaine home, knowing a bit about it and how it works can come in handy. At Arctic Mechanical, our heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) professionals are always here to help and to answer any furnace questions you may have.

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How Can I Make My Furnace Last Longer?

January 15, 2021

The average furnace lasts between 10 and 15 years. But did you know you can take steps to make it last longer? There is no shortcut or hack to increase your furnace’s longevity.

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How to Eliminate Dust in My Home

December 31, 2020

It’s rampant everywhere around the country and has become the subject of a lighthearted, frequently repeated myth at both the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). Officials at these agencies understand farming does not occur without creating dust. So the EPA and USDA “have never proposed tightening rules on farm dust. And they have told Congress and the American people that they won’t propose stricter standards.”

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blue flames, What are the Different Types of Furnaces?

What Are the Different Types of Furnaces?

December 15, 2020

If you happen to be in the market for a new furnace, you may be overwhelmed by the number of options available. Our professional team at Arctic Mechanical would like to make it a bit easier by providing some basics on the different types of furnaces on the market today. We hope this information can help you make the best decision for your family.

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What Is Short Cycling?

What Is Short Cycling?

November 30, 2020

Short cycling is a term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) world to explain a situation where a furnace or air conditioner turns on and off too frequently. The “short cycle” is the period of time that your HVAC equipment is actually running, and the shorter this cycle, the harder your system needs to work.

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Why Do I Need a Humidifier?

November 13, 2020

Winter is around the corner and with it comes dry air. If you struggle with this in your home, you may benefit from a humidifier.

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A Cracked Heat Exchanger––Know the Signs

October 30, 2020

If you think you have a broken heat exchanger, call our Blaine, MN, office at 612-741-9297.

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How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

October 8, 2020

Although today’s furnaces can generate heat using a variety of fuels, natural gas is one of the most popular. Natural gas furnaces typically use a combination of methane and other carbon-based gases.

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Arctic Mechanical proudly provides HVAC service to Blaine, Circle Pines, Coon Rapids, Fridley, Mounds View, New Brighton, Roseville, Shoreview, Spring Lake Park, MN and the surrounding communities. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 612-741-9297, or request service online today.