Is Your Air Conditioner Frozen? Learn Why Here

Every air conditioner has the potential to freeze. While this is a strange sight, especially when the temperatures reach triple digits, the fact is, this is when it is most likely to happen. A frozen air conditioner is a very common issue, and in some cases, it’s an easy fix. In other situations, however, you will need the services of an AC repair tech. Continue reading “Is Your Air Conditioner Frozen? Learn Why Here”

Common Causes of Bad Air Conditioner Smells

When it is hot outside, the first thing you may do when you get home and your house feels stuffy and warm is to switch on the air conditioner to get some cool air circulating. However, there isn’t anything comfortable or relaxing about cool air carrying a bad or strong odor that spreads throughout your entire home. If you are ever wondering “why does your air conditioner smell,” then get to know some of the most common smells that you may encounter. Continue reading “Common Causes of Bad Air Conditioner Smells”

How to Get Your Air Conditioner Ready for Winter

Hello and welcome winter. If you are like most people, you have been waiting for a while. When fall ends and winter officially arrives, do you know what to do to ensure your heating equipment is winter-ready? If not, you could be putting it at risk and this risk can lead to extremely expensive repairs come spring. Continue reading “How to Get Your Air Conditioner Ready for Winter”

Are You Comfortable in Your Own Home? HVAC Tips

Regardless of the temperature outside, your heating and cooling equipment should keep you comfortable inside throughout the year. However, if you home never seems to reach that “magic” temperature, there may be a number of issues contributing to the problem. In many cases, it could be your HVAC system – but, be sure to try the tips here before calling for help. Continue reading “Are You Comfortable in Your Own Home? HVAC Tips”

5 Ways to Stay Cool and Save Money with Your AC

When the temperatures go up outside, if you are like most people, you’ll retreat indoors to remain cool and comfortable. At this point, your home’s air conditioner will be your best friend. Unfortunately, blasting this cool air all summer long can result in rather costly cooling bills. Continue reading “5 Ways to Stay Cool and Save Money with Your AC”

Is Your AC Leaking Refrigerant? 5 Signs to Watch For

One of the most common issues experienced by any air conditioning system is a refrigerant leak. The job of the refrigerant is to cool your home by removing the warm air inside your AC system and relocating it outside. However, for several reasons, the refrigerant may begin to leak. Not only can a refrigerant leak cause efficiency and performance issues, but it can also cause serious health problems for anyone exposed to the problem. Continue reading “Is Your AC Leaking Refrigerant? 5 Signs to Watch For”

Reasons to Avoid Closing the Vents in Unused Rooms

There is some old, but misleading advice out there that states you should close the air conditioning vents in any room you aren’t using. With this being said, you should know that it will help to reduce your energy costs, because you are only cooling the rooms you use. Even though this sounds good in theory, it may have the opposite effect – or worse. Continue reading “Reasons to Avoid Closing the Vents in Unused Rooms”

Problems Associated with Installing an Oversized Air Conditioner

Do you have a bigger air conditioning unit in your home than what you need? It’s crucial that you understand, when it comes to your air conditioner – bigger isn’t always better. A larger AC is louder, more expensive and harder to find space for. The list really goes on and on. However, you may believe the misconception that a bigger unit is going to help save you money. Here, you can learn some of the specific issues related to an oversized air conditioner in your home. Continue reading “Problems Associated with Installing an Oversized Air Conditioner”

The Potential Dangers of Window AC Units in the Summer

Recently, “Good Morning America” did a piece on the fire risks associated with window AC units. In fact, according to the National Fire Protection Association, these units were the cause of more than 2,800 home fires each year. Continue reading “The Potential Dangers of Window AC Units in the Summer”