What You Need to Know About Heat Pump Refrigerant

Monday, September 26th, 2016

As summer slowly comes to a close, it’s important that you make sure your heat pump is ready for the coming heating season. Part of keeping your heat pump in good condition all year-round is making sure it’s refrigerant system is intact. Read on to find out more about how your heat pump uses refrigerant, and when more is required. (more…)

Why Your Air Conditioner Shouldn’t Be Used As a Dehumidifier

Monday, September 19th, 2016

Ah, humidity. The bane of coastal dwellers everywhere. High humidity can be a nightmare for a number of reasons, especially during the summer. It promotes mold growth, makes it harder for your body to cool itself, and causes everything to feel unbearably sticky. If you’re trying to beat the humidity, you’re going to need something a bit stronger than an air conditioner to do it. Read on to find out why you need to install a dedicated dehumidifier in your home. (more…)

Where AC Ice Comes From, And Why It’s a Problem

Monday, September 12th, 2016

Summer is almost over, but that doesn’t mean that you get to let your guard down when it comes to air conditioning problems. If you happen to notice ice forming on your air conditioner, it means that you have a pretty serious issue. Read on to find out where that ice comes from, and the kind of damage that it can do to your air conditioner. (more…)

What It Means When Your Heat Pump Makes Weird Noises

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

If you’ve been using your heat pump for longer than a couple weeks, you’re probably eminently familiar with the kinds of noises that it makes during operation. If the system starts to make strange noises while it’s running, it tends to indicate a problem with the system. Let’s take a look at some of the strange noises that your system might make, and what they mean. (more…)