Latest Articles from Central Carolina

Window Coverings to Warm Up

  With cooler temperatures around the corner, you might be getting your house prepared to heat up without spending as much as you did last winter on your energy bills. A simple way to make a big difference is by using window coverings strategically. The Department of Energy says that… Read more »

Home Preparation for Emergencies

  Hurricane season is in full swing and the time of year when most house fires happen is around the corner. If you haven’t already, now is a good time to go through your home safety checklist. Here are some things to check. When we turn our clocks back we… Read more »

An Unresponsive Furnace

Your furnace is one of the most important parts of your home and one of the most costly to repair. So what do you do when it appears to be broken? If your furnace isn’t working, first try simply changing the filter. Often this is the issue. (This should be… Read more »

Light Your Closet Without Wires

  How do you properly get dressed in the morning if you get up before the sun or you’re trying to keep the lights dim to let your spouse sleep in? Are you digging around in your closet while holding up your phone’s flashlight? It’s time to put in some… Read more »

How You’re Killing Your AC

  Air conditioning units should last for 15 years or more if properly maintained. Most of us, though, aren’t taking the steps we should to take care of this important and expensive part of our home. Change the filter at least once every few months—more if you have allergies or… Read more »

Go Green to Save Green 

  Even if you don’t care much about the environment, going “green” can save you quite a bit of money! Here are a few ways you can save by making changes around your home. Low-flow showerheads save on energy usage AND water. They can reduce your water usage by up… Read more »

Keep Cool Without Central AC

  We all know central AC is great but can be expensive. What are some other options to look into? Whole-house fans use 90 percent less energy than air conditioners, and typically cost less than $1000, even with installation. They draw cool morning and evening air through open doors and windows… Read more »

Tips For Cooling Down Homes This Summer

With June, July and August come some very hot rooms in the house—particularly those upstairs. Sure, you could blast the air conditioning, but that can lead to cold rooms downstairs and very high electric bills! So what can you do instead? Check out these tips for cooling down homes during… Read more »

Keep Your Crawl Space Dry

Its one of the last places you might think about—or want to deal with—in your house. However, as you may know from house hunting or your own bad experiences in your home, this is an area you should not overlook. How do you keep your crawl space dry? Outside sources… Read more »

Celebrating 50 Years of Air Conditioning Service

  From a small 6-employee air conditioning business in 1967 to the largest provider of residential air conditioning services in the Piedmont Triad—Central Carolina Air Conditioning, Plumbing & Electrical has come a long way in 50 years. May 2017 marked 50 years for the company, which was founded by Richard… Read more »