Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning’

Beware These Noises Coming from Your AC

Monday, June 17th, 2019

woman-covering-her-earsAs you might imagine, summertime is the most likely season for your air conditioner to call it quits—or at the very least, start to experience operational problems. After all, it’s getting much heavier use than it does in the spring or fall. All mechanical systems accumulate wear and tear over the years.

There’s good news, though! You can usually avoid surprise repairs or sudden air conditioner breakdowns with routine professional maintenance. This gives our pros the chance to uncover any signs of repair needs or malfunction. It also allows us to comprehensively clean out the system to make sure it is properly functioning.

Even with diligent tune-ups, however, it’s always wise to be aware of the sounds you should (and should not) hear coming from your cooling system. The following sounds indicate something is wrong and you should give our techs a call right away. (more…)

How to Cool Your Home More Efficiently

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

white-vent-on-white-wallIf there’s anything you’d like to know about using your air conditioner, it’s probably how to save money. How can you use your cooling system most efficiently in order to lower your energy bills, without sacrificing comfort?

The good news is, in addition to scheduling routine tune-ups for your air conditioner, there are a number of low-cost or even free ways to boost your air conditioner’s efficiency. Read on for some tips on how to do so, and be sure to contact our team if you suspect any problems with your system. (more…)

What to Do if Your Air Conditioner Output Drops

Monday, September 28th, 2015

It’s almost time to shut down your air conditioner for the year, but we still have a few weeks of warmer weather before the fall really kicks in. That means you are probably still using your air conditioner on a regular basis, and it also means that you need to keep an eye out for problems. One of the most obvious problems that can affect an air conditioner is a complete lack of output. Read on to find out what to do when this occurs. (more…)

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. (more…)

Why You Should Replace That Old Air Conditioner, Even if It’s Working

Monday, September 7th, 2015

Air conditioning systems are remarkably sturdy, and can last a very long time with proper care and maintenance. Just because you can get your air conditioner to outlive you, though, that does not mean you should. Once air conditioners get to a certain age, it is a good idea to replace them even if they are still running they way they should. Let’s take a look at some of the reasons why you may want to replace an old air conditioner, even if it is working. (more…)

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. (more…)

Why You Should Trust Professionals to Install Your Zone Control System

Monday, August 17th, 2015

A zone control system is a great way to improve your air conditioning and heating systems. It provides a much finer degree of control over your climate, especially in terms of differences from room to room. As great as a zone control system is, however, it is not a system that should ever be installed by anyone but a professional. If you’re tempted to install a zone control system all by yourself, read on for an explanation of why you should always trust a professional instead. (more…)

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. (more…)

Air Conditioner Noises You Should Listen For

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Now that we’re in the middle of the summer season, most people are using their air conditioners to keep themselves cool on a day-to-day basis. That’s all well and good, but it does mean that those air conditioners are placed under more stress than usual. That means more chances for problems to crop up, so you need to be on the lookout for your air conditioner’s health. (more…)

3 Reasons You Need a New Thermostat

Monday, July 13th, 2015

When it comes to upgrading their climate control, many people tend to focus on things like their heaters or air conditioners. This makes sense, as those systems are obviously the ones that do the majority of the work. However, those climate control systems do not operate independently. Every climate control system you have relies on a thermostat to give it instructions. Without a thermostat, your climate control would be virtually non-existent. If you’re in the market for a new heater or air conditioner, have a look at these 3 reasons why you should upgrade your thermostat as well. (more…)