Air Conditioning Experts Blog : Archive for October, 2015

Make Those End of Season AC Repairs Today!

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

When you start to notice problems with your air conditioning system towards the end of the hotter season, you may feel unmotivated to schedule repairs. After all, it seems that repairs can wait until the next season if you only need to run your AC for a few more weeks. But we always tell homeowners that repairs should never wait for a more convenient time. Here’s why you should schedule air conditioning repairs today!

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Don’t Have a Programmable Thermostat? How It May Be Costing You

Monday, October 26th, 2015

One of the most important components of your air conditioner is also one of the smallest: the thermostat. This temperature regulator communicates to the air conditioning system when it is time to run and when it needs to shut off. This may seem like a simple device with a simple job. But the better the thermostat, the more smoothly the process can run along. We recommend programmable thermostats to our customers who still rely on older manual thermostats to control their air conditioning and heating systems, and here are some reasons for this suggestion.

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3 Reasons to Schedule Air Duct Cleaning Today

Monday, October 19th, 2015

Some parts of your home are harder to clean than others. Dusting off the top of the ceiling fan or cleaning out the rain gutters are more difficult tasks than something like rinsing dishes. In fact, some parts of your home are so inaccessible that you should allow a professional to do the work. This includes the air ducts, one of the most overlooked areas of a home HVAC system.

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The Benefits of a Well-Sealed Home and Duct System

Monday, October 12th, 2015

You probably already know how important it is to keep the windows and doors shut when you are running your air conditioning system. Open windows allow warm air to enter the home, which makes you a lot less comfortable, and defeats the point of running the AC in the first place. The air conditioner is forced to work a lot harder, running up your bills to an extreme. But is your home really sealed enough to maximize the efficiency of your cooling system?

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AC FAQ: What Does Refrigerant Do?

Monday, October 5th, 2015

We get a lot of questions about a chemical blend called refrigerant (commonly referred to by a trademarked name, “Freon”). When we show up to inspect an air conditioner that is struggling to cool a home, customers often ask: “Do I just need more refrigerant?” But more often than not, this isn’t the only problem with a broken AC.

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