Air Conditioning Experts Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning’

How Humidity Affects Home Comfort—And Costs You More

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

hot-fan-man-computerWhen it starts to get hot outside, nothing sounds better than splashing around in a nice, cool pool, or running through a sprinkler like you did when you were young. Water can help us to cool down—unless, surprisingly to some, it’s in the air.

Humidity levels tend to rise as temperatures do. Humidity refers to the amount of moisture, or water vapor, in the air. And even though it doesn’t actually affect the temperature, it can make the air feel a lot warmer than it is. In your home, it could be the reason you’re spending too much on air conditioning in Roswell, GA.

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What Is the Best Setting for My Air Conditioner?

Monday, April 25th, 2016

We get this question a lot, and we know it can be tough to figure out. You don’t want to set the temperature so high that you’re uncomfortable, but you don’t want to lower it so much that your monthly bills skyrocket. So what’s the best temperature for your home?

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What Should You Do When Water Leaks from the AC Unit?

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Most people assume there’s an issue with their plumbing components when they notice a leak somewhere in the home. However, it’s actually quite common for an air conditioner to be the source of the problem. Learn why an AC leaks below and what you should do when your air conditioner puts your home at risk for water damage. 

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A Guide to Insulating Your Home in the Summertime

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Your air conditioner is not the only factor involved in keeping your home cool.  As you know, you have to shut all the doors and windows if you expect your home to cool down quickly. And when it’s not too hot outside, keeping the blinds closed and shading the home from the sun may be enough to stay comfortable. Your air conditioner removes heat from the home, but it’s up to you to help the heat stay out. And one significant way you can block the heat is with the proper insulation.

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3 Important Reasons for Monthly Filter Changes

Monday, July 27th, 2015

We know that your life can get busy, and it’s hard to remember to do the little things that help to keep your home systems maintained. But we think it’s important to make an extra effort to remember to change your home’s air filter each month. Write it down in a calendar, set a reminder on your phone, or do whatever else you have to do to remind yourself: a filter change is so important for your bills, your home, and your health.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Making This Noise?

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Homeowners tend to recognize the sounds that mean the components of their homes are running smoothly: the clanking of ice in the icemaker, the ticking of a clock, and the hum of an air conditioner, for example. So when something begins to make an unusual sound, it’s an alarming feeling. When that air conditioner starts to perform loudly or makes a noise you are not used to hearing, you’re right to be concerned. Call a technician if you hear these noises or any others that come as a surprise.

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Can You Repair an AC on Your Own?

Monday, June 1st, 2015

These days, there are a lot of websites and guides out there that aim to help you tackle many home projects on your own. From fixing a leaky sink to building a TV stand, the internet can help you begin nearly any task on your own. But not every home repair should be attempted as a DIY project, and one example is a broken air conditioner.

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Finding an Efficient Air Conditioning Replacement System

Monday, May 25th, 2015

When you install a new air conditioner, your first thought may be the initial cost. But as any air conditioning technician will tell you, a more important consideration is the efficiency of the unit. A system that uses less energy will likely offset the cost of installation later on. And a more efficient system may last longer and run into fewer problems over time. Here’s how you can get your hands on a more energy efficient air conditioning unit.

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Replacing Air Filters Helps to Save Energy!

Monday, May 18th, 2015

One of the quickest ways to save energy each month is to replace (or clean) your air filter. Air filters aren’t just a means of keeping the air you breathe clean—though that is certainly a major plus. They also help to protect your air conditioner from damage, as long as they are clean. If the air filter is clogged, your AC ends up consuming far more energy than it has to. Take a look at why this is in today’s guide.

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Why Is There Ice on My Air Conditioner?

Monday, May 11th, 2015

It’s becoming exceptionally hot outside these days—so how could ice form on the inside of your air conditioner? For many people who notice this issue with the indoor air handler of their air conditioning system, it may seem like a good sign. After all, the air conditioner is meant to cool down the home, so what’s the problem with a little frost? But ice on the inside coil is a major issue, and one that requires professional attention. This guide explains why.

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