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Need Air Conditioning for Your Huntington Home? We Can Help.

The summer has arrived, and with it, the warmer temperatures. Is your home ready for the heat and humidity? Whether you need new air conditioning in your Huntington home, or services for your current AC, All Seasons can help. We provide a full range of air conditioning products and services. That way, you’ll be able to enjoy cool comfort – no matter how hot it gets outside.

When you work with All Seasons, we can help you get into a new air conditioning system. We provide the top names in the industry – Carrier, Mitsubishi, Daikin and York, just to name a few. We’ll install the perfect air conditioning for your Huntington home, whether you need central air or ductless.

And, since we’re a full-service air conditioning contractor, we’re able to meet any air conditioning concern you might have in your Huntington home. That includes AC repair and AC maintenance in addition to new installations. Making sure your air conditioning system is well-maintained is extremely important when it comes to long life and maximum efficiency. And, getting effective repairs in a timely fashion is an important step in keeping small concerns from becoming large, expensive issues.

All Seasons can help you get the air conditioning you need for your Huntington home.

At All Seasons, we make sure you get all the services you need for your Huntington home’s air conditioning system. For your convenience we offer:

  • New Air Conditioning Installation: We offer our customers the highest quality equipment from the best brands, installed to perfection by our skilled technicians.
  • Air Conditioning Service: Regardless of the type of air conditioning service you need in order to stay comfortable in your Huntington home, All Seasons can help.
  • Air Conditioning Repair: When you’re in need of air conditioning repair, you can count on the certified, licensed technicians at All Seasons to get to the root of the problem – and fix it!
  • Ductless Mini-Split Air Conditioning: Limited ductwork? No ductwork? No problem! Ductless AC from All Seasons can help you stay cool – without the need for ducts!
  • Air Conditioning Maintenance Agreements: One of the best ways you can ensure long life and efficiency from the AC in your Huntington home is by getting proper maintenance.

When you need a full-service air conditioning contractor for your Huntington home, count on All Seasons – the comfort control people! We’ll help you with all of your air conditioning needs. Just give us a call at (631) 694-1616 and we’ll be happy to help you.

Pasta Salad for a Crowd

If you have a summer party you’re bringing a dish to pass for, it can be tough to know just how much you should make to feed a crowd. With this pasta salad recipe – you won’t have to worry. It yields about 25 cups, which should be plenty for your gathering. We found the inspiration for this recipe at Holley Grainger. You can customize it with your favorite dressings, veggies, meats, cheeses and pasta, like we did! Enjoy!

Pasta Salad for a Crowd

Ingredients

  • 28 ounces uncooked tri-color rotini
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 jar artichoke hearts, drained
  • 1 large cucumber, diced
  • ¼ medium onion, finely slivered
  • 1 bell pepper, finely slivered
  • 8 oz. block mozzarella cheese
  • 1/3 cup finely grated Parmesan
  • 1 12-ounce bottle balsamic vinaigrette
  • 1 bunch basil, chopped

Directions

  • Cook pasta per package; drain and rinse with cold water.
  • While pasta is cooking, prepare vegetables and cheeses in large bowl.
  • When pasta has cooled, add to the bowl with other ingredients and toss to combine.
  • Pour dressing over pasta mixture and blend well. Refrigerate at least one hour.
  • Add basil before serving.

Is your home for a crowd this summer, too? It can be, when you call All Seasons to help. We’ll make sure your home comfort system is working perfectly. Or, if you need new air conditioning, we’ll be happy to install quality AC in your home that will keep you cool this summer and for years to come. Just give us a call at (631) 694-1616 and we’ll help you get your home summer-ready in no time. And make sure to save us some pasta salad!

Getting Your Deck Ready for Summer

The summer months are on their way, and that means enjoying more time outdoors with friends and family. Nothing is quite as relaxing as an entertaining evening out on the deck. But, if your home’s deck is in need of some maintenance, it may not be as much of a pleasant experience as you’d hope. Fortunately, HGTV has some tips on making sure your deck is summer-ready this year, which we’d like to share with you.

If you have a wood deck, you’ll want to make sure you inspect it thoroughly when the snow melts and the season changes. Wood decking can sustain some damage during the winter months, including the area under the deck as well. Wood can rot and/or grow mildew due to constant wet conditions over the winter months, and nails and screws can rust and fall out. So be sure these conditions don’t exist, and if they do, make the necessary repairs as soon as possible.

Once repairs are made, you should next clean your deck thoroughly. You’ll want to clean your deck with a formulation that is recommended by the stain manufacturer. If you pressure wash your deck, make sure you don’t do so on too high a setting, as this can cause damage to the wood.

After cleaning your deck, it’s time to apply a stain or sealant. Much like the snow in the winter, the sun’s rays can also damage your decking, causing it to dry out and split. For best results, you should make sure your deck has been properly stained or sealed every two to three years – if you wait any longer between cycles, you could have permanent damage on your hands.

If you have a composite deck, you won’t need to worry about staining and sealing, but you should check for the same repair concerns, and you should give it a thorough cleaning at the beginning of the season. Regardless of the type of deck you have installed, by following these tips and keeping your deck in good shape, you should be able to enjoy it this summer and for many summers into the future.

And while you’re thinking about maintaining your deck, why not give All Seasons a call to schedule your AC maintenance as well? We can help ensure your system is running effectively and efficiently, so that you and your family can enjoy cool comfort all summer long. Just call us at (631) 694-1616 and we’ll help you get your air conditioning system summer-ready in no time.

Live on Fire Island? Get the HVAC Services You Need!

If you’re in the process of getting your Fire Island summer home ready for the season ahead, don’t forget about your HVAC system. You’ll want to make sure your air conditioning system is prepared for the summer heat, and the best way to do that is by calling All Seasons for maintenance.

But why call All Seasons when you have other HVAC dealers to choose from? Well, not only are we seasoned professionals with years of HVAC experience under our belts – we also have an HVAC boat! That means we can get to Fire Island easily, with all the tools and equipment we need to get the job done right.

Just like our equipment trucks, we keep our HVAC boat completely stocked with all the necessities. We’ll come to your Fire Island home and provide you with the air conditioning maintenance you need to stay comfortable all summer long. Having your system maintained by All Seasons means it will run more effectively and efficiently, and our talented technicians will catch any small problems right away, so those minor repairs can be made before they turn into larger, more expensive ones.

And, All Seasons is able to provide you with repair and installation services as well. So whether you’re having a home comfort emergency, or need maintenance or a new installation, you can rest assured that we’re ready to help you. This summer, keep your Fire Island vacation home cool and comfortable by relying on us. Call us at (631) 694-1616, and we will be happy to help you with all of the home comfort needs of your Fire Island home.

Clearing the Air This Summer

Summer is almost here, and that means so is the warmer weather. Sometimes, the summer heat brings with it humidity, and that moisture can wreak havoc in your home. Excess dampness can amplify odors, and can encourage mold, mildew and bacteria growth. If you or one of your family members is sensitive to odors, chemical vapors and other airborne contaminants, then maybe you should consider installing a home air cleaner.

The benefits of having an air cleaner for your home are numerous. They help keep the air clean and clear by getting rid of odors and chemical vapors, and they help to eliminate other unpleasant pathogens like bacteria, viruses, mold, pollen, dust, pet dander and mites. And, they attach directly to your home’s HVAC system, where they pull in the air and remove and destroy contaminants before circulating the air back through your home. So, when you have an air cleaner installed, you can count on fresh, clean indoor air for you and your family year-round.

And, when you choose to install an air cleaner in your home, not only will your family breathe easier, but your HVAC equipment will perform better. Because the air circulating through your HVAC system is cleaner, that means your system doesn’t have to work as hard. You won’t have to worry about dirt and dust clogging your furnace or air conditioner. And, the filters on the air cleaning systems we install are easy to change, so you’ll be able to count on contaminant-free air in your home winter, spring, summer and fall.

When you choose All Seasons to help you get the air cleaner you need for your home, you’ll discover that we provide many other solutions as well. We can help ensure that your indoor air is healthy by offering you:

  • Purifiers
  • UV Air Purification
  • Filtration
  • Humidification
  • Fresh Air Ventilators

When you need indoor air quality solutions for your home, count on All Seasons – the comfort control people! We’ll help you with all of your air quality needs. Just give us a call at (631) 694-1616 and we’ll be happy to help you.

How to Know if You Need AC Repair for Your Huntington, NY Home

With summer weather coming, it won’t be long before you need to switch on the AC. Maybe, though, you noticed you weren’t staying as cool last summer as you would have liked. Or maybe your energy bills were higher than they had been previously. If you’ve been unhappy with the performance of your Huntington, NY home’s AC system, then it’s likely a wise decision to have it checked out by a qualified technician.

There are many warning signs that the air conditioning system in your Huntington, NY home could have an issue. Some, of course, are more noticeable than others. But the small problems that require an easy fix can often turn into larger, much more expensive repairs down the road. Knowing the signs of potential AC failure are helpful, so you can get the fixes you need right away.

Three Signs That You Need AC Repair For Your Huntington, NY Home

Airflow Seems Limited. Have you noticed that the airflow through your ducts seems limited, or that some rooms are cooler than others? There are a couple of different possibilities in this case. The first one is a relatively simple fix. If the airflow is weak, there’s a possibility you need to change your filter or clean out your ducts. And, making sure your filter and ducts are clean not only helps your AC system perform better; it also helps keep the air in your home cleaner and fresher. Worst-case scenario? You may be having compressor issues. So, if you notice limited airflow, you should call a professional for help.

Leaks Around Your Unit. Never ignore it when you notice that there seems to be excess dampness around your Huntington, NY home’s AC unit. You could possibly have a clogged condensate drain, and while not a serious issue, ignoring it could cause mold growth in your AC unit. A more serious concern is a refrigerant leak, which could be harmful to you and the environment. Not to mention, without the proper refrigerant levels, your system won’t perform optimally. Call in a qualified tech to get to the root of the problem. They’ll easily be able to get your condensate drain unclogged. And, if you have a refrigerant leak, they’ll make the repairs you need right away and get your unit charged with the right amount and type of refrigerant.

Strange Noises. If the AC system at your Huntington, NY home is making strange sounds, you should shut it off and have it checked out by an expert right away. Sounds like grinding, screeching and squealing are all indicators of a mechanical failure. While it could be something as simple as parts needing lubrication or belt replacement, it could be a sign that your unit is in need of replacement.

Of course, regular air conditioning maintenance can help prevent premature system failure. Your technician will make sure everything is clean, parts are properly lubricated and refrigerant levels are appropriate. They’ll perform a thorough inspection of your system, and make any small repairs to your Huntington, NY home’s AC system, before they become larger, more expensive repairs.

When you need air conditioning services for your Huntington, NY home, count on All Seasons – the comfort control people! We’ll assist you with all of your air conditioning needs. Just give us a call at (631) 694-1616 and we’ll be happy to help you.

AC Tune Ups for Optimal System Performance

This is the time of year when people start to think about summer cooling. Is your air conditioning system ready for the warmer weather ahead? It can be, when you make sure you get the preventive maintenance you need in the spring. Getting an AC tune up is one of the most important things you can do for your home cooling system, but why?

According to the Department of Energy (DOE), there are many reasons why you should have your AC system tuned up on an annual basis. The main reason, however is that your system will not perform optimally without it. The DOE says, “Neglecting necessary maintenance ensures a steady decline in air conditioning performance while energy use steadily increases.”

What does that mean for you, the homeowner? Without proper maintenance, your AC system simply will not perform as well as it should. You won’t be able to adequately cool your space, and chances are, your system will run harder than it needs to. And, that can lead to wear and tear, and eventually, system failure. Additionally, it will require more energy to operate your system – and that will lead to higher utility bills.

So, how does an AC tune up ensure optimal system performance?

When you choose to have your air conditioning serviced by one of the qualified technicians at All Seasons, your AC will receive the tender loving care it needs to run perfectly throughout the summer months. We’ll make sure the filter is clean, and if not, we’ll replace it. And we’ll clean your coils, straighten your coil fins, and make sure your condensate drain is working properly.

Additionally, we’ll check refrigerant levels and make sure there are no leaks. If your air conditioning system is in need of refrigerant, we’ll charge it with the proper type. Not every system uses the same kind of refrigerant, and it’s important to make sure the correct kind is used for optimal system performance. We’ll check belts and electric components, and we’ll look for any small concerns that could be come large – and expensive – issues down the road.

The AC tune up you need for optimal system performance is just a phone call away. Count on All Seasons – the comfort control people! We’ll help you with all of your air conditioning needs. Just give us a call at (631) 694-1616 and we’ll be happy to help you.

Looking for a Refreshing Spring Dish? Try This Spring Roll Salad.

Spring is here, and that means our thoughts are turning to lighter things, including tasty salads and foods compared to heartier winter fare. Why not start the season off right with this crispy, crunchy salad from Tablespoon, inspired by the spring roll? This easy salad is chock full of flavor as well as nutritious veggies, so you can enjoy it any time you’d like. Take it to work for a healthy lunch, or share it at a party with friends. However you prefer to serve it, we’re sure it will help you “spring” into the season – deliciously!

Inside-Out Chinese Spring Roll Salad

Ingredients

  • Black sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1 tsp. minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp. soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp. sriracha sauce
  • 1 tbsp. plum
  • 1 tbsp. sesame seed oil
  • 2 tbsp. lime juice
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 carrot, peeled and chopped into matchsticks
  • 4 radishes, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • ½ cup sliced water chestnuts
  • ½ cup chopped red pepper, cut into matchsticks
  • ½ cup peeled and chopped cucumber
  • ½ cup bean sprouts
  • 1 cup chopped baby corn
  • 1 cup chopped radish leaves
  • 3 cups shredded green cabbage

Directions

In a large bowl combine veggies and toss lightly. In a separate small bowl, whisk together lime juice, sesame oil, plum sauce, sriracha, soy sauce, minced ginger and garlic. Pour mixture evenly over salad in large bowl; toss lightly to combine. Sprinkle with sesame seeds when serving.

At All Seasons, we can help your home comfort system get ready for spring by providing you with top-notch service. When you call us for annual maintenance, your system will receive the service and tune-up it needs to run its best all summer long. Just give us a call at 631.694.1616 and we’ll be happy to help you.

Welcome Fine Feathered Friends to Your Home This Spring

Springtime has arrived, and soon the trees will be budding, flowers will be blooming, and birds will be singing their morning wake-up songs. Do you love watching and listening to songbirds, but aren’t sure how to attract more to your yard? The National Wildlife Federation offers some simple tips on how you can welcome birds of all sorts to your home this spring. These suggestions will help you attract birds of all sorts, from migratory species to birds that stay on Long Island all year long.

Provide Water: Birds need water, just like any other living thing – especially migratory birds. Sometimes, especially in winter and spring, it may be hard for them to access a birdbath, however. Offering a source of moving water will help the birds locate it by sound. You can find specialty products such as small fountains and bubblers at most bird supply stores.

Offer an All-You-Can-Eat Buffet: Not all bird species eat the same thing, so offering a variety of nutrition sources is key to getting many different types of birds to visit your lawn. Black oil sunflower seed is popular among a number of wild birds, including jays, chickadees, and cardinals. Smaller birds, like the goldfinch, enjoy thistle, and a mix of seed types can attract many different birds (and the neighborhood squirrel).

Offering suet and peanut butter treats in the winter can help keep the local bird population happy and healthy. And, if you’d love a visit from the tiny hummingbird, offer a nectar (sugar water) feeder. Avoid the red-dyed nectar, though.

Leaf it Up: Want to attract birds that like bugs, such as robins and towhees, to your yard? Then place a few small piles of leaves around your yard. This will create a natural habitat for insects that birds love to munch, such as grubs.

Create a Bird Sanctuary: Having plenty of different types of food to go around certainly helps bring birds to your yard, but there are other measures you can take to ensure your home is the neighborhood hangout. Place feeders closer to shrubs and trees (with some allowance for any cats who may be lurking about) and birds will dart out to enjoy some seed from their safety cover in the vegetation. And, remember to keep up with feeding the birds year-round. You can help them survive the cold winters, and they’ll return for generations to your yard.

Having your air conditioning system break down during warm weather is, as they say, for the birds. Why not give All Seasons a call this spring for the seasonal maintenance your AC needs to run its best? Just give us a call at 631.694.1616 and we’ll be happy to help you.

Spring Maintenance from All Seasons Helps Your AC Run All Summer Long

If you have an air conditioning system in your home, chances are it was an investment. And, like any other costly equipment, you want it to last a long time and run effectively and efficiently. Of course, you make sure your vehicle is well maintained, from oil changes to new tires and wiper blades. But, do you do the same for your AC?

When you work with the professionals at All Seasons, you can count on expert seasonal maintenance for your air conditioning system. We offer AC maintenance agreements that help your system run more smoothly and use less energy – and that translates into savings for you on your utility bills. We’ll provide you with a precision tune-up for your system, and make sure any small repairs are made to your system before they become larger, more expensive ones.

How Maintenance Helps Your AC

The Department of Energy indicates that keeping your AC properly maintained is key to system longevity and effectiveness. They recommend that the air conditioner’s filters, coils and fins receive regular maintenance in order to work properly throughout its years of service. For instance, filters left unchecked can block normal airflow, thus greatly reducing system efficiency.

At All Seasons, we’ve been helping people on Long Island get the air conditioning maintenance they need for 50 years. You can trust us to help you stay cool all summer long as well. We know every lifestyle – and every home – is different, so we offer AC maintenance agreements suited to your unique needs.

Getting spring service for your air conditioning system can help it run great all summer long. When you need an air conditioning maintenance agreement, count on All Seasons – we’re the comfort control people. We’ll help you with any air conditioning need you may have. Just give us a call at 631.694.1616 and we’ll be happy to help you.