Make Sure You Have a Properly Sized Air Conditioner

May 23rd, 2016

When you first start looking for a new air conditioner, you may be tempted to go with whatever one fits in the space you have allotted to it. As long as all the other factors line up with what you want, the actual size of the system doesn’t matter all that much, right?

Wrong. The size of an air conditioner is very important, and determines whether or not it can properly condition the home in which it is installed. Let’s take a look at what happens when your air conditioner is not sized properly for your home. Continue Reading

Beware of These Common Air Conditioning Problems

May 16th, 2016

Summer is here, and with it comes a lot of extra demand on air conditioning systems across the country. The more you use your air conditioner, the more wear and tear is going to build up on the system. More wear and tear means more chances for problems to occur. If you want to keep your air conditioner in the best possible condition, you should make sure that you know the symptoms of a problem with the system. That way, you can call for repairs as soon as possible and mitigate some of the damage. Let’s look at some of the common air conditioning problems you may have to deal with this summer. Continue Reading

Common AC Problems to Look for This Summer

May 9th, 2016

As the summer wears on, you’re going to start relying on your air conditioner more and more often to keep your home cool. That means that the strain on the system is going to keep increasing, which means there are greater chances for problems to crop up. If you want to keep your air conditioner in the best possible shape, you’re going to need to keep an eye out for signs that the system needs repairs. Read on for some of the common air conditioning problems that you might face this summer. Continue Reading

How Duct Sealing Can Help You This Summer

May 2nd, 2016

Before you get into the full swing of summer, it’s a good idea to make sure that your air conditioner is prepared for it. Preventive maintenance is a pretty good idea, but it’s not the only way to make sure that your air conditioner is as prepared as possible. Let’s take a look at duct sealing, and how it can benefit your air conditioner this summer. Continue Reading

When to Replace Your Air Conditioner

April 25th, 2016

Air conditioners are built to last a pretty long time, depending on how well they’re maintained. No matter how well you take care of your air conditioner, however, there will come a time when it just won’t be able to make it through another season. If your air conditioner is not able to keep you cool for another summer, it’s best to replace it now. You don’t want it breaking down on your for good in the middle of a hot summer day, right? Let’s take a look at some signs that you need a new air conditioner. Continue Reading

Consider Installing a Heat Pump This Summer

April 18th, 2016

As the days continue to warm up, people are starting to get their air conditioning systems ready for the hottest months of the year. For some of us, though, now is the time to install a completely new climate control system. If you’re in the market for a new air conditioning system, consider installing a heat pump. Read on for more information about how heat pumps work, and the advantages that they offer. Continue Reading

The Problem of Air Conditioner Ice

April 11th, 2016

As you start to rely on your air conditioner more and more often this summer, you may notice at some point that your system is icing over. This may seem like a good thing, considering that air conditioners are supposed to be cooling your home’s air. However, air conditioner ice is actually a symptom of a pretty big problem that needs to be dealt with. Let’s take a look at what causes air conditioner ice, and why it’s a threat. Continue Reading

Bi-Annual Heat Pump Maintenance, And Why It’s Necessary

April 4th, 2016

As we get closer to summer, a lot of people are going to start scheduling preventive maintenance for their air conditioning systems. This helps mitigate the extra stress the system is put under during the hottest time of the year, when it’s probably going to be operating on a daily basis. If you are using a heat pump to cool your home, you may have gotten it professionally checked as little as six months ago. Believe it or not, that’s not soon enough to make sure that it is in the best possible shape for summer. Read on to find out why heat pumps need bi-annual preventive maintenance. Continue Reading

Signs That You Need a New AC

March 28th, 2016

Summer is almost here, and that means it’s time to make sure that your air conditioning system is in the best possible operating condition. For some of us, though, no amount of repair or maintenance will be able to keep the air conditioner operating through another summer. If your air conditioner isn’t able to serve you for another season, it’s best to get it replaced now before it has the chance to die on you in the middle of a hot summer day. Let’s take a look at some signs that you need a new AC system. Continue Reading

AC Problems to Watch Out For

March 21st, 2016

As the weather starts to warm over the next few months, you’re probably going to start relying on your air conditioner on an increasingly regular basis to keep your home comfortable. All of that added use has a cost beyond your monthly bills, though. The more you use your air conditioner, the more strain you’ll place on the system. That makes it more likely for various problems to show up over time. Read on for some of the more common AC problems you should watch for this spring and summer. Continue Reading