Air Conditioning Experts Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Repair’

3 Common Misconceptions about AC Refrigerant

Monday, February 20th, 2017

outside-AC-unit-catsWe’re on a mission to help homeowners have more efficient, high-performance air conditioning systems. And one of the ways we do that is by ensuring we offer you all of the information you need to make informed decisions about your air conditioning.

Misconceptions about AC refrigerant, the chemical component that cycles throughout the indoor and outdoor parts of your air conditioning system, may lead to some problems. You may not know to seek out a technician’s help when you need it, or you may not be able to recognize when your AC system is at risk of failure. Read on, and we’ll try to clear up some of the misconceptions you may hold about the way your air conditioner’s refrigerant is used.

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Condensate Drains and AC Trouble: Maintenance Is Key

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Often, homeowners assume that the troubling leak from their wall or ceiling has to do with the plumbing pipes. But from time to time, it turns out that the pipes are not the problem at all. In fact, air conditioning condensate drain leaks are one of the most common reasons people call us for emergency AC repairs. And when they do, they often have a lot of questions.

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2 Air Conditioning Problems You Should Not Ignore

Monday, April 4th, 2016

If there’s ever a certain time of the year that air conditioner problems start popping up, it’s usually the beginning of the cooling season. Extreme temperatures, which we aren’t too far away from experiencing, truly test the operation and working condition of your cooling system. Ignoring problems now can result in a system failure in the dead of summer, when you need your air conditioner the most. To avoid reaching that point, keep reading for 2 common AC problems you shouldn’t ignore.

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The AC Isn’t Cool Enough: Do I Need More Refrigerant?

Monday, February 29th, 2016

People are quick to ask their technicians, “Does my air conditioner just need more refrigerant?” You might hope that your technician only needs to add some refrigerant (which you may know as Freon) to the system, and it can keep on working as it always has. However, an air conditioner is a complex piece of equipment, and there’s a lot that could go wrong.

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Here’s How Professional Air Balancing Keeps you Comfortable

Monday, January 18th, 2016

You’ve invested your money into a home air conditioning and heating system to stay comfortable no matter the weather. But there are still some rooms in your home (or office building) where you just cannot seem to get comfortable. Problems can occur with the airflow in your home even if you have a brand new high-efficiency system, since many installers neglect to take a look at the ductwork during installation.

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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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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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Why Is There a Lack of Airflow throughout Your Home?

Monday, September 28th, 2015

It’s a common problem in homes with central heating and air systems. In one room, the temperature may be cool and comfortable, while another room has hot spots that are difficult to get rid of. You might check the air vents to make sure they are opened. If so, you may decide to close off the vents in the rooms that are already adequately conditioned in order to direct airflow to a warmer room.

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How Often Should You Replace Your Air Filter?

Monday, September 14th, 2015

One of the most important things you can do for your air conditioning system—and one of the simplest—is to replace the air filter. The air filter is a small component of your air conditioner that has a major impact on its performance. Without the filter, you could end up doing a lot of damage to your air conditioning system if it sucked in debris from around the home and damaged the unit. But a clogged filter is no good either. We’ll detail why this is and why you should change it each and every month in today’s post.

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3 Common Air Conditioning Repairs

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Dealing with a frustrating air conditioning issue? You’re not alone. While some repair needs are not very common, we see many other occurring again and again. We’ve compiled a list of three AC repairs we make more often than you might expect.

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