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…)

How to Identify Refrigerant Leaks in Your Air Conditioner

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Refrigerant is the fluid that your air conditioner uses to cool your home. The system evaporates refrigerant to absorb thermal energy from the air in your ducts, then condenses it outside to vent the collected heat. Without refrigerant, the air conditioning system would not be able to cool your home properly. This is why you should keep an eye out for refrigerant leaks in your AC, which could cause it to break down. Let’s take a look at how you can identify refrigerant leaks in your air conditioner. (more…)

Call for AC Repairs as Soon As You Notice This

Monday, March 21st, 2016

The weather is starting to heat up, and pretty soon you’re going to start using your air conditioner on a regular basis. The more often you use your air conditioner, the more strain you’re going to put on the system. This can lead to a number of different problems, depending on the state of your air conditioner before you put it under this increased stress. Let’s take a look at one specific type of problem that can occur with your air conditioner this summer: short cycling. (more…)

Why Are My Air Conditioning Bills Going Up?

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Fall is officially here, and as we get closer to the cold season, you are probably going to start using your air conditioner less and less. It will likely come as a shock, then, if your AC’s operating cost appears to rise. If you are paying more and more to operate your air conditioner from month to month, you should have a professional examine the system as soon as possible. Let’s have a look at some of the possible causes of higher air conditioning bills. (more…)

Why Your Air Conditioner Can’t Function Without Refrigerant

Monday, August 31st, 2015

The vast majority of homeowners don’t know how their air conditioners work. Truth be told, they don’t really need to. However, a little knowledge about how your air conditioner works can help you in one major way: it can make you more aware of possible problems that can affect your air conditioner. For that reason, you should know a little bit about the vital parts of your air conditioning system. Let’s take a look at the refrigerant that makes your air conditioning system work. (more…)

Common Air Conditioner Problems

Monday, August 24th, 2015

There is a truly astounding number of ways that an air conditioner can malfunction. Some of these ways are minor, some are major, but all of them need to be dealt with as soon as you notice them. The reason that you need to address air conditioner problems so quickly is because all air conditioner issues are progressive. Even a minor problem can grow to threaten the whole system if you let it develop for long enough. For that reason, you should always keep an eye out for signs that your air conditioner is in trouble. Let’s take a look at a few of the common signs that your air conditioner needs repairs. (more…)