1. Should I Repair or Replace My Air Conditioner?

    When you start to have problems with your HVAC unit, it can be a tough call: do you repair the unit or replace it? Cates Heating and Cooling wants you to get the most out of your air conditioner, but we also know that there are times when you should just start fresh, so we…

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    Will My Home Warranty Cover AC Replacement?

    Buying a house is a big expense, and it is normal to be concerned about what all can go wrong. You may worry about plumbing problems or your air conditioner breaking down, and these large expenses can be a financial drain. This is about the time when someone will recommend a whole home warranty. But,…

  3. What is the Difference Between a Wi-Fi Thermostat and a Smart Thermostat? Which One Should You Get?

    Thermostats keep getting more and more high-tech, and while this generally means better energy efficiency and money savings, it can be difficult to keep up with the latest and greatest thermostats on the market. With so many different options, it is hard to know just what each type of thermostat is, and which one would…

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    Why You Should Have a Home Generator and How to Pick One

    You probably expect to have electricity 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, but that might not be the case. It is likely that you will experience a power outage at some point during your home ownership, and it could range from just a few minutes to days without power….