What Size AC Unit Do I Need for My Home?

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Choosing the right size AC unit for your home is crucial for many reasons. If it’s too big, it might cool your house quickly but will use too much energy. If it’s too small, it might run all the time and still not cool your home properly. To find the perfect size AC unit, you […]

6 Ways to Extend the Lifespan of Your AC Unit

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Maintaining your AC unit not only helps keep your Fountain Hills, AZ area home cool but may also cause it to last longer. In this blog, Shadrach Plumbing & Cooling offers six simple strategies you can use to extend the lifespan of your AC unit.  While advanced technical knowledge or training may not be needed […]

Spring Maintenance Tips for Your HVAC System

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When the wildflowers start to bloom, we know spring is in the air for Fountain Hills homeowners. The sure tell-tale sign that spring is here is when the mesquite trees begin to bloom. Then you know it’s okay to cheer, shout, or whatever you do to express joy that winter is over.  Spring brings thoughts […]

Most Common Reasons For HVAC Service Call

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If you live in Fountain Hills, Arizona, you know how important it is to have a working HVAC system. The weather here can get very hot in the summer and a bit nippy in the winter. So, when your HVAC system isn’t working properly, it can be a real problem.  In this blog, Shadrach Plumbing […]

8 Common Signs You Need a Furnace Repair

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When it’s chilly outside, you rely on your furnace to keep your home warm and cozy. The last thing you want is for it to stop working. Furnace problems can leave you shivering in the cold, and that’s no fun at all!  Shadrach Plumbing & Cooling doesn’t want you to worry. There are some signs […]

The Importance of Your Thermostat

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Have you ever wondered why your home feels cozy in the winter and cool in the summer? Well, one of the unsung heroes in your house is your thermostat! Shadrach Plumbing & Cooling is the leader in the Fountain Hills, AZ area for all your HVAC needs, including helping you choose the right thermostat for […]

How Efficient Are Electric Air Source Heat Pumps In Arizona?

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When it comes to staying comfortable in the scorching Arizona heat or during the rare chilly nights in the winter, having an efficient heating and cooling system is crucial. Many Arizonians rely on air conditioning to beat the heat, but during the colder months, heating can become a concern. One solution that has gained popularity […]

Preventative HVAC Maintenance: Why It’s Essential

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Hey there, fellow Fountain Hills, AZ homeowners! Today, Shadrach Plumbing & Cooling is going to explore a topic that might not be the most glamorous, but it’s essential for keeping your indoor comfort in tip-top shape – HVAC maintenance.  Shadrach Plumbing & Cooling offers comprehensive maintenance. Call today to schedule an appointment with one of […]

Understanding the Inflation Reduction Act: Energy Rebates in Fountain Hills, AZ

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Hey there Fountain Hills area homeowners! It’s possible you’ve been hearing a lot of buzz about the new Inflation Reduction Act. If you’re wondering what all the hype is about, you’re in the right place.  Today, Shadrach Plumbing & Cooling is diving deep into the topic of energy rebates, specifically focusing on the Fountain Hills, […]

Heat Pump Vs. Central Air – What’s the Difference?

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Here in the Valley of the Sun, outsiders may think we have only sunshine and warm nights. While that’s mostly true, there are times when a cozy and warm heat source is needed. It doesn’t matter if it’s too hot or too cold outside. Every homeowner wants to feel comfortable in their home.  Two popular […]

Replace an Old AC with a High-Efficiency System This Summer 

This Summer Is the Time to Replace Your Old AC with a High-Efficiency System: As the Arizona summer heat intensifies, we all rely heavily on our home HVAC systems to keep us comfortable and cool. However, if your home is still equipped with an old, outdated air conditioning system, you may be missing out on […]

What SEER Rating You Need For the Arizona Heat

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What SEER Rating You Need For the Arizona Heat If you live in Arizona, you know that summers can be brutal. With temperatures soaring above 100 degrees Fahrenheit, air conditioning is a necessity, not a luxury. However, running your air conditioner 24/7 can be expensive, both for your wallet and the environment. That’s why it’s […]

Why a Heat Pump Might Be Right For Your Home

Why a Heat Pump Might Be Right For Your Home

Why a Heat Pump Might Be Right for Your Home A heat pump is a type of heating and cooling system that is designed to transfer heat between indoor and outdoor environments. In Arizona, where temperatures can reach over 100°F during the summer months and average around 65°F during the winter, a heat pump can […]

Reasons Why HVAC Maintenance Is Important

Reasons Why HVAC Maintenance Is Important

Reasons Why HVAC Maintenance Is Important If you live in Arizona’s Sun Valley, you know how important your home’s HVAC system is. Not only is your HVAC system responsible for keeping cool during hot, dry summers, but it’s also very important for the air quality inside your home. Proper maintenance is essential to enable your […]

Why You Should Change Air Filters Frequently in Summer Months

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Why You Should Change HVAC Air Filters Frequently During the Summer Arizona summers are notorious for their hot temperatures, with temperatures frequently reaching over 100°F. During this time, most people in Arizona rely heavily on their air conditioning systems to keep their homes cool and comfortable. However, heavy use of air conditioning increases the need […]

3 Reasons Your Ductless Mini Split Isn’t Blowing Cold Air

3 Reasons Your Ductless Mini Split Isn’t Blowing Cold Air

3 Reasons Your Ductless Mini-Split Isn’t Blowing Cold Air Outdoor temperatures here in Fountain Hills are on the rise. With April and May averages usually hovering in the 80s to mid 90s, no one wants to be without the comfort of AC.  If you’re experiencing challenges with your ductless mini-split, there are several reasons why […]

How to Tell If It’s Time For a Water Heater Replacement

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How to Tell if It’s Time for a Water Heater Replacement  Every home has a water heater and most likely it’s used every day for bathing, laundry and general cleaning. However, like all appliances, water heaters eventually need to be replaced. Knowing when it’s time for a water heater replacement can save you money and […]

5 Reasons Your Gas Furnace Is Making Loud Noises

5 Reasons Your Gas Furnace Is Making Loud Noises

5 Reasons Your Gas Furnace Is Making Loud Noises Shadrach Plumbing & Cooling has been serving Fountain Hills, Arizona homeowners’ heating needs since 2021. The professionals at Shadrach know gas furnaces and have the expertise to handle any furnace repair you may need.  If your gas furnace is making loud noises, it’s always best to […]

How Heat Pumps Work in Cold Weather

How Heat Pumps Work in Cold Weather

How Heat Pumps Work in Cold Weather Heat pumps are a versatile and energy-efficient option for home comfort in any season, whether the middle of a Fountain Hills summer or during our brisk winter nights. Because they operate off electricity, they are both economical and a clean energy source. For these reasons, many homeowners are […]

How to Tell If You Have a Cracked Heat Exchanger

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How to Tell If You Have a Cracked Heat Exchanger Even in the Valley of Sun, furnaces are needed to keep us warm during those chilly desert nights. Avoid an unplanned heating emergency by scheduling regular furnace maintenance. Having your furnace cleaned and inspected annually ensures it’s ready when needed.  A serious heating repair that’s […]

Most Energy-Efficient Heating Solutions For Winter

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The Best Energy-Efficient Heating Solutions for an Arizona Winter Some believe if you live in Arizona you never need to worry about a heating option during the winter months. It stays toasty warm all the time, right?  Those of us who live in the Fountain Hills area know that even though we’re blessed to have […]

Is It Worth Repairing an Old Furnace?

Is It Worth Repairing an Old Furnace?

Is It Worth Repairing an Old Furnace? Now that the temperatures in the Fountain Hills area have started to drop, you may be wondering if you should repair or replace your furnace? The answer depends on your individual circumstances and several other factors you should consider. One situation we’re sure you want to avoid is […]

Are Heat Pumps Effective in Arizona Weather?

Are Heat Pumps Effective in Arizona Weather

The Sun Valley climate is hot in the summer with mild winters. In Arizona, the heat pump could likely be classified as the perfect home comfort solution. Shadrach Plumbing & Cooling is a proven leader in the local HVAC industry. Our technicians are highly trained and capable of doing a heat pump installation for you. […]

3 Reasons to Change Your Air Filters Every Month

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Dust is a real problem in the Fountain Hills and the surrounding Sun Valley. While many areas of the U.S. brace for snow, ice, hurricanes or other extreme weather events, we’re plagued with ‘walls of dust.’ This reason alone is enough to regularly change the filter in your HVAC system. Regular HVAC maintenance performed by […]

How Ductless Mini Splits Can Be Used for Heat & AC

How Ductless Mini Splits Can Be Used for Heat & AC

Can Ductless Mini-Splits Be Used for Heat & AC? Ductless mini-splits are a wonderful solution as either the primary heat for a home or as a supplement to other heating sources. They are appropriate for both commercial and residential HVAC applications and are an economical choice with a relatively easy installation process. Mini-splits require no […]

Heat Pump or Furnace? What’s Best In Fountain Hills, AZ?

Heat Pump or Furnace

Heat Pump or Furnace? What’s Best In Fountain Hills, AZ? Since Arizona winters tend to be mild, either an electric heat pump or a furnace is a good choice for heating your Fountain Hills area home. Many homes in the Valley of the Sun have natural gas, so a natural gas furnace is a good […]

Everything There Is to Know About the SEER Rating Mandate

SEER Rating Mandate Information

The 2023 SEER Rating Mandate & What It Means The HVAC industry uses equipment efficiencies to help homeowners choose which air conditioning or heating units are best suited for their homes and needs. Efficiency standards are based on the Department of Energy’s SEER ratings, which were initiated in the mid-1980’s to measure an air conditioner’s […]

Are Electric Air Source Heat Pumps Good For Arizona’s Mild Weather?

Electric Air Source Heat Pumps

How Efficient Are Electric Air Source Heat Pumps in  Arizona? Temperatures in the Fountain Hills, Arizona area range from oppressively hot during the summer months to cool in the winter. It’s rare for the mercury to dip below 40 degrees Fahrenheit, making electric source heat pumps an efficient choice for total home comfort in the […]