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Tips for Keeping Your Air Conditioner in Proper Shape

October 23rd, 2017

air-conditioner-maintenanceThe days continue to be fairly warm around here, even as other parts of the country start to fire up their heating systems to stay comfortable. If you’re still relying on your air conditioner to keep you cool on a daily basis, it’s a good idea to take some steps to make sure that it stays in top operating condition. If you’re not sure what you should be doing to make sure that your air conditioner is able to cope with the strain of daily use, don’t worry! We’ve outlined the two most important tips you should follow below.

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Tips for Keeping Your Air Conditioner in Proper Shape

October 9th, 2017

air-conditioner-maintenanceWe’ve got some hot days still to come before the weather starts to appreciably cool off. That means that you’re still going to be using your air conditioner to stay comfortable for the next few weeks. If you want to avoid issues developing from the constant demand, there are a few things that you should do to. Have a look below at a couple of the best tips for keeping your air conditioner in good shape.

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Be Sure to Schedule Heat Pump Maintenance This Fall

September 25th, 2017

heat-pump-maintenanceIt may seem hard to believe, but we’re coming to the end of the summer season. That means that soon you’ll be relying on your heating system to keep your home comfortable, rather than your air conditioner. That is, unless you’re using a heat pump as a climate control system. If that’s the case, you’re going to need to make sure that you schedule maintenance for the system before you start using it heavily this fall. Yes, even if you’ve already had the system looked at this year. Read on to find out why it’s important to schedule maintenance for a heat pump system twice a year.

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Should I Replace My Heat Pump Before Heating Season?

September 11th, 2017

heat-pump-replacementWe’re getting close to the end of summer, hard as that is to believe. Doubtless, you’ve been cranking your heat pump all summer, to try and keep your home as cool as possible. With winter on the horizon, though, your heat pump isn’t going to get a break any time soon. It’s a good idea to evaluate your system, especially if you’ve had it for a while, to see if it’s going to be able to reliably heat your home over the cold months. If not, then now is the time to install a new one. If you’re not sure whether or not your heat pump needs to be replaced, read on.

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Factors in Low Air Conditioner Output

August 28th, 2017

air-conditioner-repairIs your air conditioner not blowing as much cool air as it should be? Is it not blowing much air at all? Summer is the time of year when air conditioning systems are most likely to experience various problems. One of the first signs that your air conditioner is experiencing issues is a drop in output. If your air conditioner is not putting out as much output as it should be, there could be a number of different reasons why. Let’s take a look at some of those reasons below.

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Why Your Heat Pump Output is Low

August 14th, 2017

heat-pump-repairYou really don’t want to have your heat pump start malfunctioning on you in the middle of a boiling Texas summer. Unfortunately, it’s more likely to happen then than at other parts of the year. The added demand puts more strain on the heat pump, which means more wear and tear and more chances for parts to fail. You can mitigate a lot of this with regular professional maintenance, which you hopefully had done before the start of the summer this year. Even if you did, though, that’s no guarantee that you won’t have to deal with problems of any kind.

If your heat pump output is lower than it should be, that’s a prime indication that something is wrong with the system. Have a look below at some of the reasons why this might be happening, and what you can do to fix it.

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Call for Repairs if Your Air Conditioner is Making These Noises

July 31st, 2017

air-conditionerSummer is an extremely stressful time for air conditioners. The more you rely on your AC to keep your home cool during the daylight hours, the more wear and tear it’s going to accumulate. That means you’re going to have a higher chance for your system to develop issues. While you may not be able to completely prevent your air conditioner from developing problems, you can keep the system in better condition by knowing when to call for repairs. One of the most common warning signs that your air conditioner is having issues is to listen for any strange noises coming from the system.

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Signs That Your Air Conditioner Needs Repairs

July 17th, 2017

air-conditionerWell, here we are in the middle of summer. Chances are, you’re running your air conditioner throughout the day just to prevent your home from becoming an oven. You should know that doing that will make problems much more likely to occur, though. More demand means more wear and tear, after all. The good news is that if you know what to look for you, can prevent most of the damage if a repair issue does come up. The faster you can recognize an issue and have it repaired, the more damage you can prevent and the better off the system will be.

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Make Sure You Schedule Heat Pump Maintenance Before it Gets Too Hot

July 3rd, 2017

heat-pumpSummer is officially here, though we’ve been feeling it in this area for quite a while. As the temperature from day to day starts to rise, you’re no doubt going to be putting more demand on your heat pump to keep cool. More demand means more wear and tear on the system, which means an increased chance of problems developing. If you want to make sure that your heat pump stays in good condition for the rest of the summer, it’s in your best interest to schedule preventive maintenance for it as soon as possible. You should do this even if you had the heat pump looked at in the last year.

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3 Signs It’s Time for a New Air Conditioner

June 19th, 2017

air-conditionerSummer is here, which means now it’s more important than ever to ensure that your air conditioner is up to the task of keeping you cool. If your system can’t get you through another hot summer, it’s important that you replace it now. Otherwise, you run the risk of having the system break down in the middle of one of the hottest days of the year. Have a look at three of the most common indicators that your air conditioner needs to be replaced.

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