Shaw's Air Conditioning & Heating Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioner’

Problems Related to Your Air Conditioner Compressor

Monday, June 29th, 2015

With the days starting to heat up, a lot of people are beginning to rely on their air conditioners to keep comfortable on a daily basis. That added stress is bound to bring up problems with a lot of those systems, which means summer is a good time to be especially vigilant. One of the most dangerous types of air conditioner problems has to do with compressor issues. In order to identify and deal with those issues as quickly as possible, you should know at least a little bit about how the compressor works. Let’s take a look at what your air conditioner compressor does, and the problems that can affect it.

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How a Dirty Air Filter Can Cause Your Whole Air Conditioner to Break Down

Monday, May 11th, 2015

An air conditioner is a pretty complex system, with a large number of parts working together to accomplish what would seem like a relatively simple task. In reality, though, cooling your home is a taller order than you might think. Even a small problem, located in the wrong place, can bring the entire system crashing down. Let’s take a closer look at how your air conditioning can be affected by something as simple as a dirty air filter.

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When Is It Time for a New Air Conditioner?

Monday, April 13th, 2015

As the weather starts to warm up across the country, people are starting to check up on their air conditioners. No one wants to have their air conditioning system fail on them during the hot summer months. While preventive maintenance and thorough repairs will take a system far, there will eventually come a point when it will simply not be up to the task of cooling the home any more. When that happens, it’s time to start looking for a new air conditioner. What are the signs that your air conditioner is reaching the end of its life, though? Read on to find out.

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