PRK Services, Inc. Blog : Archive for May, 2016

Ductless Problems to Watch for This Summer

Monday, May 30th, 2016

If you’re using a ductless system to keep cool this summer, you should be more vigilant than usual for any problems that might crop up. The added stress that comes with increased usage makes it more likely for issues to occur with the system. The faster you get them repaired, the better off the system will be overall. Let’s take a look at some of the common symptoms of ductless problems you may run into this summer.

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Make Sure Your Air Conditioner is Properly Sized

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

If you’re in the market for new air conditioner this summer, you have a lot to think about. While you’re thinking about whether you want a central or a ductless system, and all of the other factors that come into play, don’t forget about properly sizing it. Installing an air conditioner that’s the wrong size will only cause problems for you down the road. Read on to find out what tends to happen when an air conditioner is not sized for the home in which it is installed.

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The Benefits of Installing a Humidifier This Summer

Monday, May 16th, 2016

When the temperature starts to heat up outside, the number one priority for a lot of people is making sure that their air conditioners are in good shape. That’s all well and good, but it’s not the only thing you should be concerned about in terms of air quality this summer. Humidity levels can also be thrown out of balance by the dry summer air, as well as air conditioner overuse. Let’s take a look at the effects of low humidity, and how a humidifier can benefit you this summer.

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Why Your Heat Pump is Stuck in Heating Mode

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Heat pumps are well known for their ability to switch back and forth between heating and cooling functions. In fact, it’s the primary reason that most homeowners install one in the first place. However, this ability makes heat pumps more complicated than the average air conditioner, which also makes them more prone to certain problems. One of those problems is becoming stuck in one mode or another. If your heat pump isn’t cooling the air in your home, read on to find out why.

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Air Conditioner Noises You Should Listen for

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

As you start to rely on your air conditioner more and more often, the strain on the system will increase. That makes it more likely for problems to develop the further into the summer season you get. You should call for repairs as soon as possible if and when you notice a problem with your system. One of the early warning signs that your air conditioner is having issues is strange noises coming from the system. Let’s examine some of the more common problem noises now.

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