Area Heating & Cooling, Inc. Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Air Conditioning Problems You Should Watch for This Summer

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Air-ConditionersWe may be coming to the end of summer soon, but we have a couple more weeks of warm weather still to get through. You’re probably still using your air conditioner on a fairly regular basis to keep cool throughout the day, and that means you have a greater chance of the system developing issues. If you want to keep your air conditioner in good shape and finish out the summer strong, you should keep an eye out for early signs that the system is in need of repairs.

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Why is My Air Conditioner Frozen Over?

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

Frozen-ACIt may seem like a good thing to have ice on your air conditioner during a hot summer day. That means that it’s working well, right? Wrong, unfortunately. Ice on your air conditioner is actually a sign that the system is dealing with a problem. While that problem may be little more than a nuisance at first, it can cripple the entire system if it isn’t dealt with in-time. Have a look below at what causes air conditioner ice, and how you can stop it.

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Keep Your Air Conditioner in Good Shape with These Tips

Monday, August 20th, 2018

air-conditioner-techStress isn’t a good thing for anyone, and it’s not good for your air conditioner either! Unfortunately, your air conditioning system is put under a lot of stress while you’re using it to combat the summer heat. We’re not saying you should avoid using your air conditioner. What good is it if you’re not going to use it? What we are saying, though, is that you should take some steps to make sure that your air conditioner is as healthy as possible over the next few months. The following are just a few of the better ways to keep your air conditioner in top condition this summer.

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Why is My Air Conditioner Frozen Over?

Monday, August 6th, 2018

Frozen-ACIt may seem like a good thing to have your air conditioner ice over on a hot day. Unfortunately, the exact opposite is true. Air conditioner ice is symptom of a serious issue in the system, one that will need to be corrected before it can be restored to proper operation.

If your air conditioner is frozen over, read on to find out more about why it happens and what you can do to deal with it.

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The Various Causes of Low Air Conditioner Output

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

FilterSummer is just about the worst time to have your air conditioner malfunction on you. It’s also the time of year when it’s the most likely to happen. All the strain on the air conditioner makes it more likely to develop issues related to wear and tear over the course of the summer.

Hopefully, you already had maintenance done on your air conditioner during the spring to keep the system as healthy as possible. even if you have, though, you need to keep an eye out for signs that your system is in trouble over the next few months. The best way to do that is to know the signs that your system is in trouble. One of the more obvious signs that your air conditioner is in trouble is if its output starts to suffer.

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Why Your Air Conditioner is Making Odd Noises

Monday, July 9th, 2018

ACSummer is the most common time for air conditioning issues, which should come as no surprise. It’s the most stressful time of year for those systems, after all. Preventive maintenance can go a long way towards preventing your air conditioner from developing problems due to stress, which is one of the reasons we recommend doing it every year. However, it’s not a perfect solution. You still need to keep an eye out for any warning signs of issues arising between appointments. One of the more common signs that your air conditioner is struggling is if the system is making odd noises. The following are a few common noises that indicate an issue with the system.

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You Might Want to Install a New Air Conditioner Before Summer

Monday, June 11th, 2018

Air-Conditioner-TechOkay, summer has technically already started, but the warmest weather is yet to come. If you’ve started the season with an old worn down air conditioner, and you’re not sure whether or not it can get you through the summer heat, now is a pretty good time to have a new one installed. You don’t want to have your air conditioner break down on you in the middle of the hottest months of the year, do you? Have a look at the following signs that it’s a good idea to install a new air conditioning system.

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Now is a Good Time to Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance

Monday, May 28th, 2018

Air-ConditionersYou’re going to be using your air conditioner quite a bit over the next few months. All that added demand is going to put a lot of strain on the system, which will in-turn increase the odds of a problem occurring in the system.

Which is not to say that you should avoid using your system at all during the summer. Rather, you should simply make sure that the odds of a problem occurring in the air conditioner are as low as possible. Let’s go into why air conditioning maintenance is so important for the system, and why you should schedule it sooner rather than later.

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Careful of These Common Air Conditioning Issues

Monday, May 14th, 2018

air-conditioner-techAs the weather starts to warm up, you’re probably going to start using your air conditioner more and more often to stay comfortable on a daily basis. Added usage means added strain on the system, which in-turn means more chances for problems of various kinds to develop. Preventive maintenance will help keep the odds of chances cropping up low, even during the summer. However, you still need to keep an eye out for any signs that the system is malfunctioning. Even with preventive maintenance, your air conditioner can develop issues under certain circumstances. The following are some of the more common air conditioning problems, and their symptoms.

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Should I Replace My Air Conditioner Before Summer?

Monday, April 30th, 2018

Air-conditionerWe’re finally starting to get some warm weather, and before long summer will be upon us. That makes now the perfect time to decide whether or not you should replace your air conditioner. If your current air conditioner isn’t up to the task of keeping you cool for another season, it’s better to replace it now than to wait for it to break down on you in the middle of a heatwave. Not sure if you need a new air conditioning system? Read on for some factors that might help you decide.

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