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Why Your Air Conditioner Output Is Low

Monday, October 9th, 2017

air-conditioner-blowingWe may be in the middle of fall, but we still have a fair amount of hot days ahead of us before the weather is consistently cooler. If you’re still using your air conditioner to keep cool during the day, you need to be on the watch for any signs that the system is malfunctioning in some way. One of the big signs that your air conditioner might be in trouble is if its output is lower than it should be. There are a couple of different causes of low air conditioner output, which we outline below.

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Signs Your Air Conditioner Needs Repairs

Monday, April 24th, 2017

central-split-air-conditionerSummer is not far off at all now. If you’re not already using your air conditioner to stay cool for most of the daylight hours, you will be soon. The more demand you place on your air conditioner, however, the greater the chance that the system will develop some kind of issue. Preventive maintenance can help prepare your system for the added strain, but even it cannot completely remove the possibility of a problem occurring. If you want to limit the damage that might be done to your air conditioner as much as possible, you should keep an eye out for warning signs that the system is in trouble. The faster you can identify the issue, the faster you can have the system repaired.

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How to Keep Your Air Conditioner in Good Shape This Summer

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Summer is not far off. In fact, you’re probably already feeling the rising heat from day to day. If you’re not already relying on your air conditioner to keep your home cool and comfortable, you will be soon. Summer is by far the most stressful time of the year for air conditioners, as daily demand on them rises significantly. If you don’t want to deal with a possibly major problem like an AC breakdown this summer, there are a couple of steps to take in order to keep your air conditioning system in good shape.

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Now Is the Time for AC Maintenance

Monday, March 27th, 2017

We’re getting closer and closer to summer. The weather is only going to get warmer over the next few months. Now is the time to make sure that your home is ready to deal with the summer season, and a big part of that is getting your air conditioner into good shape. If you want to make sure that your air conditioner is in top condition for the next few months, schedule preventive maintenance within the next few weeks.

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The Problem of Air Conditioner Short Cycling

Monday, May 30th, 2016

Is your air conditioner turning itself on and off every few minutes? If so, then you have a problem. That behavior is known as short cycling. While it may seem like a harmless quirk, it can actually cause immense damage to the air conditioner if it isn’t dealt with as soon as possible. Let’s take a look at some of the causes of short cycling, and why it’s such a threat to the system.

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Is Ice on My Air Conditioner a Good Thing?

Monday, March 28th, 2016

Considering how your air conditioner is supposed to be serving your home, it may be encouraging to see ice forming on the system. Unfortunately, air conditioner ice is actually not a sign that your system is performing well. Quite the opposite, in fact. Air conditioner ice is the result of a problem with the system, one that can eventually cause the entire thing to break down. Let’s take a look at what causes air conditioner ice, and how to prevent it.

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Watch for These Air Conditioning Problems

Monday, March 14th, 2016

The days are starting to warm up as we move out of winter and into spring. As the temperature rises, more and more people are going to start relying on their air conditioners to keep cool on a day-to-day basis. All of that added use results in more stress on the system, which means a greater chance for things to go wrong. If you want to keep your air conditioner in the best possible shape, you should keep an eye out for the following problems.

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Why Odd Noises Are Coming from Your Air Conditioner

Monday, June 29th, 2015

If you’ve had your air conditioner for any length of time, you’re probably familiar with what it normally sounds like when it runs. Sometimes, however, you’ll turn on your air conditioner and be greeted with a completely different set of noises. This typically indicates a problem with your air conditioner, though the kind of problem ranges in severity from minor to serious threat. If you’re not familiar with what each sound means, though, it can be difficult to tell whether it’s an emergency or not. Let’s take a look at some of the common noises, and what they mean.

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The Role of Refrigerant in Your Air Conditioning System

Monday, June 1st, 2015

You don’t need to know every detail of how your air conditioning system works in order to operate it. However, it’s a good idea to know some of the most important parts of the air conditioning system, so you know when to call for repairs. With that in mind, let’s take a look at one of the most vital components of your air conditioner: the refrigerant.

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How Ice on Your Air Conditioner can Cause a Complete Breakdown

Monday, May 18th, 2015

You may think that ice on your air conditioner is a good sign. After all, the system is supposed to be cold, right? Actually, as counterintuitive as it may seem, ice on your air conditioner is a very bad sign. In fact, if not treated right away, it can cause the entire system to break down. Read on to find out more about why ice forms on your air conditioner in the first place, the damage it can cause, and what to do about it.

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