August 27th, 2018
Low 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.
August 13th, 2018
Heat 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.
July 30th, 2018
In 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.
July 16th, 2018
When 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.
July 2nd, 2018
Air 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.
June 18th, 2018
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.
June 4th, 2018
As inconvenient as it is, summer is the most common time of year for air conditioners to develop problems of various kinds. It makes sense if you think about it. Summer is when the system is placed under the most strain, so of course it’s going to be more prone to breaking down when you need it the most. Preventive maintenance scheduled on a consistent basis goes a long way towards keeping the air conditioner healthy, but it’s not a perfect solution. You still need to be very careful of signs that manifest between maintenance appointments of issues with your air conditioner. Make sure that you call for repairs if you notice any off the problems below with your system.
May 21st, 2018
The daily temperatures are starting to climb as we get closer to summer, and they’re not going to drop for a while. If you haven’t already made sure that your home is ready for the hottest months of the year, now would be a good time. Part of making sure your home is ready for summer is ensuring that you have an air conditioner you can rely on in your home. If your current air conditioner isn’t filling you with confidence about its ability to cool your home over the next several months, you should probably replace it before summer arrives. The following are some of the most common signs that an air conditioner should be replaced.
May 7th, 2018
Summer is just about the worst possible time to have your air conditioner malfunction on you. It’s also when that’s most likely to happen. The added strain placed on air conditioners during the summer is a major cause of all kinds of issues. It’s important that you keep an eye out for signs that your air conditioner is having some sort of problem, so that you can have it repaired as soon as possible. One common sign that indicates an air conditioner malfunction is low output. If your air conditioner isn’t cooling your home as well as it should be, it might be for one of the reasons below.
April 23rd, 2018
Spring is usually the time of year when people start getting their homes ready for the summer heat. That usually means scheduling preventive air conditioning maintenance services, but it can also mean installing an entirely new cooling system. After all, no air conditioner lasts forever. If you are in the market for a new air conditioner, you should take a look at the various options available on the market before you make any decisions. Each air conditioner is suited to a different set of needs and circumstances, so you’re going to want to take a look at all of them before deciding on the best one for you. Have a look at some of the qualities of ductless mini splits below and the advantages that one can offer you if you install one this spring.