6 Noises that Mean You Need Air Conditioning Repair

May 15th, 2023

If a person isn’t feeling well, they can tell you with words that something is wrong. They might even be able to be more specific and give you a clear explanation of what’s wrong. Unfortunately, your air conditioner doesn’t speak English. But it can let you know that it’s not doing well!

Many AC problems cause specific noises. All you need is a handy phrasebook to help you translate. And we’ve got you covered! Here are the sounds your air conditioner might make when it needs repair, and what those sounds might indicate about what the problem is.

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When Does My Ductless AC Need Maintenance?

May 1st, 2023

When folks have been accustomed to central air conditioning systems or using window units to cool their homes, transitioning to a ductless AC system may leave them with some questions.

Since maintenance is such a critical part of making sure your air conditioner keeps running, questions about maintenance are critical to answer.

One common question is, when does my ductless air conditioning system need to have professional maintenance done? We’ll help you feel confident in knowing not just when, but why.

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The Pros and Cons of Ductless Mini Splits

April 17th, 2023

If you’re looking to replace or upgrade your HVAC system, you may be curious about ductless mini splits. What are the advantages? Are there any downsides? Like any major decision about your home, it’s best to take your time and consider your options. Here are some of the pros and cons for your consideration, so you can decide if a ductless mini split is the right choice for your home.

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It’s Not the Heat, It’s the Humidity! How AC Units Affect Humidity

April 3rd, 2023

You’ve surely heard people say that they don’t mind the heat, that it’s actually the humidity that makes them uncomfortable. Did you know that a higher level of humidity at the same temperature will actually keep your body hotter? Many people think their air conditioner will keep their home’s humidity down, and to some degree it will, but it’s actually not that simple. Here’s some information that will help you better understand how heat, humidity, and air conditioners interact.

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Uncommon Air Conditioner Repairs You Should Know About

March 20th, 2023

There are a lot of air conditioner problems we see every day. Ice forming on the indoor evaporator coils, dirt and debris choking the outdoor condenser coils, leaking refrigerant, and broken fans are all common issues. But once in a while, we see something more unusual. In case you ever encounter one of these uncommon air conditioner problems, you should know that they do sometimes happen.

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Common Ductless AC Maintenance You Don’t Want to Ignore

March 6th, 2023

If you have a ductless mini split, chances are, you’re pretty happy with it. These systems offer efficient cooling and even switch over to providing heat in the winter. This means there’s only one system providing year-round comfort control, so its maintenance needs are different from a traditional AC unit.

Here’s what you should know about the maintenance your ductless mini split needs and when it should happen.

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How to Know if Your AC Is Strong Enough for Summer

February 20th, 2023

When is the best time to consider replacing your air conditioner? Well, it’s ideal for your comfort if you get it done while you don’t need it running constantly. While AC replacements don’t take too long—generally between four and eight hours if major modifications aren’t required—it might not be nice to have your air conditioner out of commission all day during extreme heat. Although hot weather seems far off right now, it’s a good time to think about whether your air conditioner is up for another summer. 

There are a variety of factors you should consider during this process. Most importantly, you should think about how your air conditioner performed last summer, and whether you were satisfied with that. Here are some things to think about.

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How Duct Repair Saves You Money and Improves Air Quality

February 6th, 2023

The majority of the energy people in the US use is put toward heating and cooling their home. This means that your utility bills mostly account for the cost of running your air conditioner and your heater. Wouldn’t it be great to cut that cost? And wouldn’t it be even better if you could lower your bills and raise your air quality by doing just one thing?

Duct repair, when done by qualified professionals, can make a huge difference to both your air quality and your utility bills. Here’s a rundown of why you might need duct repair, what is involved in the process, and how it can benefit you.

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This is When You Know You Need to Replace Your Heat Pump

January 23rd, 2023

There are many benefits to having a heat pump. It provides both heating and cooling for your home. It’s one of the most efficient systems for achieving heating or cooling. It does the job well, keeps your bills down, and is better for the environment. However, nothing lasts forever. 

If you’ve had your heat pump for a long time and are wondering when it will need to be replaced, we’ve got some guidelines for you. 

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Your Ductless Mini Split Needs Maintenance Too

January 9th, 2023

There are so many great things about ductless mini splits. They allow temperatures to be adjusted room by room, making it easy to save money by lowering heat in areas where it’s not needed. They are quieter and longer-lasting than traditional comfort systems. They can be installed in homes without ductwork, they are more efficient than other types of HVAC systems, and they can provide both heating and cooling with a simple flip of a switch when seasons change. 

You have to remember, though, that they are complex systems that do a lot of work. Just like an air conditioner or a furnace, a ductless mini split requires regular maintenance. And because it works all year long, doing the jobs of two regular appliances, it is strongly recommended that you have maintenance done on your ductless mini split twice a year.

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