Is Your Air Conditioner Making This Ominous Sound?

Monday, September 19, 2016

It’s no secret that we rely on our air conditioners pretty heavily around these parts. Our cooling systems keep us cool and refreshed with the heat and humidity become unbearable. And while many parts of the country are getting ready to shut theirs down for the summer, the opposite is true for us.

Since we’ll likely still be using our systems well into the holiday season, it’s important to take care of any potential repair needs that come up. And one sign of these pending repair needs is a banging noise coming from your system. This is one ominous sound that should never be ignored. Keep reading to learn why.

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Do You Need an Air Conditioning Coil Replaced?

Monday, August 29, 2016

Even if your air conditioning system is very well maintained on a regular basis, you can still encounter problems with it every now and then. Of course, having a quality system installed by an experienced professional will help you further protect against issues, but to expect 100% efficiency throughout its entire lifespan may be unrealistic.

One of the most distressing symptoms a homeowner might face with their air conditioning system is a leaking coil. Keep reading to learn more about how to determine if you have a leaking coil, and why this is harmful to your air conditioner.

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Air Conditioning Compressor Problems to Watch Out For

Monday, August 8, 2016

When you live in a state such as Florida, you need an air conditioning system that you can rely on to effectively and efficiently cool your home. This means that each of its components needs to function as it should. One of these components—the most important one there is—is the compressor.

The compressor serves as the “heart” of your air conditioner, applying energy to the system’s refrigerant and then delivering it through the coils to carry about heat exchange. If the compressor doesn’t work as it should, then your AC system simply can’t provide cooling to your living space.

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2 Abnormal Air Conditioner Sounds to Keep an Ear Out for

Monday, July 18, 2016

You know the particular sounds your air conditioning system makes more than anyone else does. It’s true; while in operation your air conditioner can be pretty noisy. However as you use your air conditioning system more and more frequently this season, it’s important that you listen for any unusual noises you haven’t discovered before.

Strange air conditioner noises typically indicate a problem that needs to be repaired right away. Keep reading to learn more about two common air conditioner noises that should prompt professional repairs right away.

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What Happens During Professional Air Conditioning Maintenance?

Monday, June 27, 2016

We cannot stress enough the importance of good, professional air conditioner maintenance. This is especially the case in Florida, a state where the majority of residents use their air conditioners for ¾ of the year, if not more often. Routine maintenance is vital to getting the very best performance that your cooling system has to offer.

It’s natural that you might question the value of maintenance. However, we’d like to give you a basic understanding of just what occurs during this regular check-up so that you know how important it really is. Keep reading to learn more about what your HVAC professionals actually do during maintenance.

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Avoid These Common Air Conditioning Mistakes

Monday, June 6, 2016

With the temperatures we’ve been experiencing, it may feel to you as though summer is already here. However, temperatures are going to continue to rise, meaning that you’ll soon be placing even more of a demand on your air conditioner to keep your home cool and comfortable.

In order to ensure that your AC system runs as efficiently as possible to avoid paying more than you should have to in monthly energy bills, you’ll want to keep in mind that there are many false assumptions about air conditioners and how to make them work better. Keep reading for some common mistakes people make when it comes to understanding their AC.

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What Are the Most Commonly Needed AC Fixes?

Monday, May 16, 2016

The weather around here is only getting warmer, with most homeowners in the area already turning on their air conditioning systems for the season. Hopefully you have not found any detrimental problems with your system that require emergency repairs. However, it’s important to take care of small repair needs now so that you have a better chance of fending off those bigger emergencies.

You are already one step ahead of the game if you’ve scheduled a maintenance appointment for your cooling season. However, it’s vital to be aware of the common air conditioning problems that may call for repairs, regardless if you are up-to-date on maintenance or not. Read below for a few of the most commonly needed AC fixes.

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Can a Bad Capacitor Hurt My Air Conditioner?

Monday, April 18, 2016

To learn about the negative effects of a bad capacitor, you must first understand what a capacitor is and how it functions. A capacitor is one of the most essential parts of the electrical system in your air conditioner. Without it, the motors that power the compressor and the fans wouldn’t be able to function.

Think of capacitors like short-term batteries. They are small, cylindrical objects that have the ability to store energy within an electrostatic field. They are attached to motors, and either send a jolt to start up the motor (start capacitor), or a regular series of jolts (run capacitor) to keep the motor running. In your AC system, capacitors work with three different motors. These are the compressor, the blower motor, and the outside fan.

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Warning Sounds from Your Air Conditioner and What They Mean

Monday, March 28, 2016

When you live in a climate like ours, a working air conditioner is imperative. Keeping up on your AC maintenance appointments can help you potentially avoid any big repair needs, however even a well maintained AC system can run into problems every now and then. It’s important to tackle these issues right away, since you don’t want to be stuck with a non-functioning air conditioner in the dead of summer. What are some warning sounds you should listen for, and what do they mean?

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Some of the Major Benefits of Air Conditioning Maintenance

Monday, February 29, 2016

As spring quickly approaches, warm weather is sure to have Conway, FL residents turning on their air conditioners soon. Is your AC system ready for the heat? If you haven’t scheduled an air conditioning maintenance appointment in the last year, it may not be! AC maintenance is the number one method to prevent major air conditioner problems down the road.

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