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AC Maintenance Checklist. Cheerful man using smart phone at home office.

AC Maintenance Checklist

April 30, 2024

Can you imagine a scorching hot day here in Ankeny without air conditioning? During those dog days of summer, your air conditioning system can be your very best friend.

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Why Is a Home Dehumidifier Important? Glass door with condensation and a tree, high humidity.

Why Is a Home Dehumidifier Important?

April 15, 2024

Our professionals at C and K, Inc. want to provide you with the information to create a healthy, comfortable environment for you and your family. Here is some important information about dehumidifiers and the role they play in your home’s health and comfort.

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Spring Forward to Fresher Air

April 15, 2024

As the days grow longer and the flowers start peeking out, signaling spring’s arrival, it’s time to talk about something close to my heart (and lungs)—the air we breathe inside our homes. C and K Inc. is always on the lookout to ensure your comfort isn’t just about temperature, but the quality of air around you and your loved ones.

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5 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

March 31, 2024

What do you think of when you hear about air pollution? You might immediately imagine a giant cloud of smoke, cars spewing exhaust, or a trash incinerator––but have you ever thought about your own home in Ankeny?

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Why Is My Garbage Disposal Humming? Water running from tap into kitchen sink.

Why Is My Garbage Disposal Humming?

March 15, 2024

Your garbage disposal could be humming for any number of reasons. You may be able to resolve the issue on your own, but if you can’t or would rather leave it to the professionals, C and K, Inc. is here for you. Our experts can arrive to diagnose and resolve the problem in no time!

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5 Plumbing Problems Costing You Money

February 15, 2024

An ostrich hiding its head in the sand to avoid danger is actually a myth. But it is no myth many Iowa homeowners will ignore plumbing problems, hoping they will just go away. Not As Simple As Drip, Drip Go Away In actuality, this way of thinking can be a costly mistake, as problems rarely…

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Video – What Is a Heat Pump?

January 30, 2024

A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from inside your home to outside or from outside to inside. In the winter a heat pump works like a heater, extracting heat energy from outside and transferring it inside. In the summer the process reverses and it will remove heat from your home and transfer it outside similar to an air conditioner.

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How to Spot a Cracked Heat Exchanger. Man coughs in his elbow while sitting on sofa at home.

How to Spot a Cracked Heat Exchanger

January 15, 2024

At C and K, Inc., we take the safety of our customers in Iowa seriously. That’s why we want you to know how to spot a cracked heat exchanger.

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Help! I Have No Hot Water

December 29, 2023

There are few things more annoying than running out of hot water in the middle of a shower. But do not fret if this happens. It is more than likely an issue with your hot water heater.

It may be something very simple you can take care of yourself. However, some fixes do need the assistance of a professional plumber.

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How to Determine Heat Pump Efficiency. Couple sitting on the floor drinking out of mugs and eating breakfast.

How to Determine Heat Pump Efficiency

December 15, 2023

If you are in the market for a new heat pump, efficiency is probably a key factor in your search. The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has a universal ranking system for heating and cooling units that serves to help. 

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