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HVAC Maintenance

Why You Need Annual AC Maintenance in Las Vegas

With a subtropical climate, Las Vegas has long and hot summers. During the months of summer, your house can feel like an oven during the day as temperatures rise. This is why a heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system is a crucial component in the house. Though HVAC systems are durable, they are still subject to wear and tear, which can reduce performance. As such, to protect your loved ones from the excessive heat and undue discomfort, it is...

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How Do I Size My HVAC System?

The last thing you want to face in your Las Vegas home or office between May and September is air conditioning malfunction. That’s not to say that an absentee heating unit on a cold December night is any more welcome. Vegas’ desert climate definitely runs to extremes, which is why it’s critical to have a properly sized HVAC unit installed. An inaccurately sized HVAC unit has consequences that can quickly become much more than just an inconvenience. It leads to...

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Hvac Care For Pet Owners

We love our furry pets, but the hair and dander floating around can wreak havoc on your HVAC filter and can have a negative impact on the air quality in your home. While this may seem a small price to pay for the enjoyment of having dogs or cats, there are some special considerations for having pets in your home. Here are some preventative HVAC maintenance steps you should take to protect your HVAC system from the damage caused by...

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Are HVAC Service And Maintenance Programs Worth The Cost?

An HVAC system is an expensive investment. You’re putting thousands of dollars into your ongoing comfort, and you want to be sure that the system you’ve purchased continues to function as it should for many years to come. Most systems come with a warranty that will cover you for a little while, but it’s also likely that your contractor offered HVAC service and maintenance with the installation. Many people are justifiably concerned as to whether it’s worth the investment for...

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Remodeling? Options For Heating And Cooling A New Addition

At some point in time, almost every homeowner wants to improve their living space. While sometimes this involves a facelift to your kitchen or bathroom, or finishing the basement, the most extensive renovation projects involve creating an entirely new addition to your house. When creating an add-on, you have to consider how to heat and cool it, so it’s comfortable all year round. The Las Vegas climate is arid and presents challenges all its own. It’s important to work with...

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Things Don’t Sound Right? When To Get Your HVAC System Inspected

Now that we’re making the transition from cold weather to those lovely springtime temperatures, it’s soon going to be time to turn on the trusty air conditioner. It’s one of the joys of home ownership – hearing the AC turn on after an extended break and feeling the rush of cool air into your house. But, what if that cool air is accompanied by lots of little noises, everything from a distinct bubbling sound to rattling and clanking noises? What...

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7 Questions To Ask Before Hiring An HVAC Technician

While you might not know which questions to ask to determine what’s going on with your malfunctioning HVAC unit, you should know which questions to ask the HVAC technician who’ll be servicing your unit. The HVAC repair replacement pros of Legacy Air are here with seven essential questions to ask before deciding on who will take care of you and your heating and cooling needs. 1. ARE YOU LICENSED, BONDED AND INSURED? You wouldn’t trust your healthcare needs to a physician...

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The Ultimate Fall/Winter HVAC Maintenance Checklist

As the winter season approaches, most homeowners are focused on getting their houses ready for the cooler months ahead. While every system in your home needs attention in the lead-up to the cold weather months, it’s crucial that you perform maintenance on your HVAC system. Fall and winter can be a very stressful time of year for your HVAC system, and if you don’t perform the right maintenance tasks, then you may have to deal with expensive repairs and outages...

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Filters & Filter Maintenance

When choosing a filter there are three things to consider: Cost Purpose Functionality If you are used to buying a filter at your local hardware store or big box retail stores you are probably thinking that cost is not that big of an issue. You can find filters ranging anywhere from a few dollars to upwards of $20+ for others Common Filter Types Fiberglass Filtersare probably the most common. They also happen to be the cheapest (Go figure). These filters have...

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