Sound Heating and Air Conditioning Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Maintenance’

What Does Dirt Do to an Air Conditioner?

Monday, June 4th, 2018

An old air conditioner unit, in need of updating, sitting in tall weedsAs a homeowner, you probably do all that you can to keep your home clean. After all, a clean home is a happy home, right? This cleanliness probably involves the removal of dust from spaces like your furniture and the floor, even ceiling fans and light fixtures. But what about your air conditioning system?

Just because this appliance and the attached ductwork are out of sight does not mean they should be out of mind. Your air conditioner is a major investment in your overall home comfort, and dust, dirt, and debris within it can cause problems for people with allergies and asthma, as well as problems with the AC unit itself. This is why air conditioning maintenance in Tacoma is so important—a huge component of that is a comprehensive cleaning. But why does this matter so much?

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How to Best Avoid Midsummer AC Problems

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

avoid-midsummer-ac-problemsWe may still be experiencing cooler temperatures, and in fact most of the year in the Seattle area can be considered the “heating season.” But that doesn’t mean that when summer weather does hit that we want to be stuck with a broken down air conditioner. Imagine being in the middle of a heat wave when your cooling system breaks down.

Midsummer air conditioning repairs are nothing short of a hassle. Surely, you’d rather take preventative measures to reduce the chance that this will happen at all. The main preventive measure you can take is to invest in Seattle, WA air conditioning maintenance.

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AC Maintenance: It’s That Time of Year!

Monday, March 27th, 2017

ac-maintenance-timeOur recent weather may have you wondering why we are talking about air conditioning systems, but like it or not, warmer weather is only a few short months away. And when it hits, you’ll be grateful for a fully functioning, efficient AC system.

Of course, an air conditioner can only work as efficiently as it’s meant to with quality Gig Harbor, WA air conditioning maintenance. If you haven’t scheduled your annual tune-up yet—or biannual if you have a ground-source heat pump—then now is the time to do so, before your air conditioner’s heaviest period of use.

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Is It Too Late for Air Conditioning Maintenance?

Monday, August 15th, 2016

No matter what type of air conditioning system you have—a central unit, ductless system, heat pump—you want to make sure that it has the ability to cool your home efficiently and effectively, even as we near the end of summer. With temperatures still keeping us pretty warm, your air conditioner needs all the help you can give it. Therefore if you haven’t scheduled preventive maintenance in the last year, now is the time to do so. It’s never too late! But why is AC maintenance so essential?

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Late Summer Tips to Keep Your AC System in Good Shape

Monday, August 8th, 2016

When it comes to preventing problems with your air conditioning system, there is no better way to do so than by scheduling routine maintenance. Ideally, you’d schedule this before the cooling season begins to ensure that your system functions efficiently and effectively all summer long. However, if you’ve skipped this appointment for any reason, it’s never too late to call our HVAC professionals.

In the meantime, there are steps that you can take between maintenance appointments to help ensure that your AC system stays in good shape and will continue to perform well next year. We’ve shared some tips below about what you can do.

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AC Maintenance: What Does It Involve?

Monday, May 9th, 2016

We all know how important it is to take care of appliances and electronics, but it’s easy to ignore or neglect maintenance tasks, or even not see the value in maintenance. In order to ensure a properly functioning system, however, it’s necessary to schedule AC tune-ups at least once a year. But what does air conditioning maintenance actually involve?

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Why You Should Get Your Air Conditioner Checked This Spring

Monday, March 14th, 2016

Winter is coming to an end, and while summer is a little ways off the days are already starting to warm up. You may not be using your air conditioner on a regular basis for a little while yet, but that’s no reason to neglect it. If you want to get your home ready for summer you should start right now. Let’s take a look at air conditioning maintenance, and why you should schedule it every spring.

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Is It Too Late for Air Conditioning Maintenance?

Monday, September 21st, 2015

Fall is here, and that means it’s almost time to shut down your air conditioner for the year. If you’ve missed the opportunity to have air conditioning maintenance done earlier in the year, you may be wondering if it’s too late to do it now. The answer is “no”! It’s never too late to have air conditioning maintenance conducted on your system. Read on for reasons why you should schedule professional air conditioning maintenance for this fall.

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Common Air Conditioning Maintenance Steps

Monday, August 31st, 2015

We have written about the importance of air conditioning maintenance before, but we haven’t really discussed the steps involved with it. It is important to understand at least a few of the different procedures involved with air conditioning maintenance, as it will help you understand why it is so important in the first place. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the common air conditioning maintenance steps.

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Why You Should Check Your AC Air Filter Every 3 Months

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Did you know that your air conditioner has an air filter? Did you know that you need to clean or change that air filter every few months? If not, you should definitely read on. Every air conditioner contains an air filter. While it is one of the simplest and cheapest parts of the air conditioning system, it also happens to be one of the most important. Let’s look at how the air filter operates within your air conditioning system, and what can happen if you don’t clean or replace it often enough.

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