Air Conditioning Experts Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Maintenance’

Should My Air Conditioner Be Frozen?

Monday, June 26th, 2017

evaporator-coil-air-conditionerSince an air conditioner does cool down the air, many people are not surprised to see that the indoor components of the air conditioner are frozen. Still, this is something that should alarm you. If you’re checking up on your air conditioner, it’s likely because you’re not getting the performance you expect from it. And if the inside coils are frozen, this could give you some indication as to why.

Today, we go over why air conditioners freeze up and why it is definitely a problem that needs repair. For more information, or to schedule your air conditioner repair in Alpharetta, GA, give us a call!

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Cleaning AC Coils: A Little Known AC Maintenance Necessity

Monday, March 20th, 2017

AC_Nature_EfficiencyHopefully, you’ve heard before that it’s important to keep one part of your air conditioning system clean: the filter. The air filter in your AC and furnace (or heat pump, if you have a two-in-one unit) can become clogged with dirt and particulate that makes it more difficult for air to move into the HVAC system. This can cause a number of problems down the line, which is why you should replace your filter about once a month or so.

But this isn’t the only part of your AC system or heat pump you need to keep clean if you expect it to run smoothly. Your air conditioner is home to two important coils—one inside and one outdoors—and today we will focus on the coil outside, the condenser coil.

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Maintain Your Air Conditioner Early and Save Big

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

This year, don’t delay scheduling maintenance for your air conditioning system. The earlier you schedule service for a central air unit, the more money you can save. Air conditioning maintenance is a service that may improve the efficiency and performance of your comfort system for years to come, but only as long as you keep up-to-date with your appointments.

Read on to see how early AC maintenance is a benefit for your home and your wallet, and how you can save even more by enrolling in our maintenance program this season.

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This AC Service Could Save You a Whole Lot of Money

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

One of the most important things you can do for an air conditioner is to change its filter each and every month. It’s also a good idea to do your best to keep the outside unit clean and clear of debris. And if you can figure out a temperature setting that everyone is happy at that isn’t too low, around 78° ideally, keep it here whenever you’re home.

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3 Things to Know about Maintaining an Air Conditioner

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Your air conditioning system is a complex piece of equipment, with lots of electrical components, a large condenser unit, and other complex parts most homeowners know little about. Because of this, it may seem as though there is little you can do to keep your air conditioner from running into trouble.

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Water Leaking from the Air Conditioner: A Common HVAC Emergency

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

It’s one of the most troubling air conditioning issues we come across, and also one of the most common. While a leaky air conditioner can sometimes be an easy fix for a trained technician, repairing the damage that goes along with the leak won’t be easy. Sometimes, a leaky AC results in thousands of dollars in damages to the home. So what can you do if it happens to you? And is a water leak from the air conditioner preventable? Find out in our quick guide.

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Efficiency and Your AC: What to Look for in a New Unit or AC Replacement

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Saving money on your monthly bills is important to you, which is why you try to keep lights turned off when you leave a room, keep the water heater and refrigerator at a reasonable temperature, and run the air conditioner sparingly, if possible. But in our area, turning off the air conditioner completely simply is not an option. The heat and humidity can reach intolerable levels, which is why purchasing an efficient air conditioner that won’t waste so much energy is a good idea.

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The Easiest Ways to Reduce Your AC Operating Costs

Monday, August 17th, 2015

For many, summer is a time for rest and relaxation. This is a time when people like to lounge about in the sun and forget the stresses of life. But when you get an energy bill that reflects high usage of your air conditioning system, you’ll want to do something about it. To help you relax and remain stress-free, we’ve gathered a collection of tips that can help you reduce your monthly AC operating costs with ease.

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Air Conditioning FAQ: What Does the Outside Condenser Unit Do?

Monday, August 10th, 2015

One of the major benefits of having central AC is the ability to keep it out of view from the living areas of your home. The indoor evaporator and blower fan as well as the duct system are all relatively hidden, and all that you can see are the vents that lead out to the room. But when you step outside, one part of the air conditioner is very tough to avoid—the outside condenser unit. This cabinet houses the condenser coils, the compressor, and a large fan, among other smaller electrical and mechanical elements. Let’s take a closer look.

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3 Ways to Upgrade Your HVAC System

Monday, June 8th, 2015

Your HVAC system (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) may perform sufficiently, but are you really getting optimal performance and efficiency from your older AC unit? Could your indoor air quality stand to improve, or would you like to see your monthly bills lowered? Call an air conditioning specialist, and ask about making any of the following changes to your HVAC system.

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