It’s Time for a New Air Conditioner if Yours Fits This List

October 22nd, 2018

Air-ConditionersAir conditioners don’t last forever, and sooner or later you’re going to need to replace yours with a new one. That means that you should keep an eye out now for the signs that your system is getting close to the end of its life. If your air conditioner can’t get you through another summer, then it’s better to just replace it and not have to worry about it next year when you’re going to want to start using it as soon as the weather starts heating up. The best way to tell for certain whether or not your air conditioner is in need of replacement is to contact a professional technician and have them take a look at it for you. Before you make that call, though, you might want to first take stock of whether or not your system fits the following list.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Iced Over?

October 8th, 2018

Frozen-ACAir conditioner issues come in many different forms, some of which are more obvious than others. One of the more common air conditioner issues that often gets misconstrued is the presence of ice on the coils of the system. Air conditioner ice may seem harmless, but it is actually an indication of a serious problem with the system. If your air conditioner has ice on it, you should call for repairs as soon as possible. Read on to find out more about why ice forms on an air conditioner, and what you can do to prevent it from happening to yours.

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Keep Your Air Conditioner Efficiency High With These Steps

September 24th, 2018

Air-Conditioning-TechSummer may be coming to an end, but we still have a bit of warm weather to get through before things start to consistently cool off. That means there’s still time to make sure that your air conditioner finishes the summer off as strong as possible. There are a number of steps that you should take to keep your air conditioner efficiency high, and make sure that any issues that come up are dealt with promptly. Follow the steps below, and your air conditioner will be in much better shape by the time summer finally comes to an end.

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Which Air Conditioner Type Is Right for Me?

September 10th, 2018

air-conditioning-collageInvesting in a new air conditioner is a process like any other. You’ll need a budget and a trained professional, to start, and then you’ll also need to consider what type of air conditioning system matches your needs. It’s not so easy as it sounds due to the number of different factors that might affect your decision.

No two homes (or homeowners) are the same so keep an open mind during the initial consultation with your air conditioning service specialist in Santa Fe, NM. Read on for details about some of the major systems you have available.

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Why Your Air Conditioning Output Is Low

August 27th, 2018

air-filterLow air conditioning output is always a frustrating experience in the middle of summer, when the air outside threatens to cook any living thing that steps into it long enough. You obviously want the most out of your air conditioner during this time, so it’s a good idea to call for repairs if it’s not generating as much output as it should be. While you’re waiting for your technician to arrive, though, why not read on and find out why your system might not be cooling as well as it should be.

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Is It Time for a New Heat Pump?

August 13th, 2018

heat-pumpHeat pumps have a lot of different advantages to recommend them. They are energy efficient, space efficient, and all-around convenient! However, there are a couple of things you need to be aware of if you are currently using one for your home. Mainly, you need to be aware that heat pumps actually wear down faster than other kinds of systems. They’re used twice as often as traditional air conditioners or heaters, after all. Sooner or later, that wear and tear will lead to you needing to replace the heat pump. If you’re not sure when to replace your heat pump, read on for some initial warning signs that your current one is reaching the end of its life.

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This One Simple Issue can Cripple Your Air Conditioner

July 30th, 2018

Frozen-ACIn a perfect world, your air conditioner would never break down at all and you could enjoy the summer without worrying about it. But, as we’re sure you’ve noticed, this isn’t actually a perfect world. It’s also incredibly easy for your air conditioner to malfunction and break down at exactly the worst possible time.

The best way to make sure this doesn’t happen is to schedule preventive maintenance for your air conditioner every spring. This will keep the odds of a serious issue cropping up with your system pretty low. Still, it is a good idea to know what kinds of issues your air conditioner can run into if you’re not careful.

With that in mind, let’s go over a single, fairly easily solved problem that can nevertheless cripple your air conditioner if you aren’t cautious.

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Problems Caused by a Bad Thermostat

July 16th, 2018

old-thermostatWhen people focus on upgrading their HVAC systems, a lot of the time they focus on the main body: the heater or the air conditioner. The thing is, though, you can run into all sorts of problems with your air conditioner or heater even if the main parts of those systems are perfectly fine. The thermostat is the core of your HVAC systems, and keeping it functioning properly is just as important. Have a look at the following ways a bad thermostat can completely mess up your air conditioner this summer, and what you can do if your thermostat is not working the way it should be.

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Air Conditioning Noises That Indicate a Serious Problem

July 2nd, 2018

FanAir conditioning problems are much more common during the summer, when a cooling system is under a lot more work stress. That stress increases wear and tear on the system, making it more likely to break down in a number of different ways. Hopefully, you’ve already had a professional check out your air conditioner this year to make sure it’s in top condition. Even if you have, though, you still need to make sure that you are watching and listening for any additional signs that your air conditioner is malfunctioning. One of the most obvious signs that an air conditioner is not working properly is if it starts to make odd noises during operation. The following are some common noises that indicate a problem with your air conditioning system.

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Tips For Increasing Your Air Conditioner Efficiency This Summer

June 18th, 2018

air-conditioner-maintenance You are probably already using your air conditioner quite a bit on a daily basis, and that’s only going to increase as we get further into summer. All that added demand is going to cost you a pretty penny if you’re not careful, not to mention the strain it puts on the air conditioner. Fortunately, there are ways to make sure that you get through the summer in comfort without breaking the bank … or your air conditioner. Have a look below for some tips on increasing your AC efficiency.

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