Category: AC Maintenance

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Jan 27, 2023

Air Conditioner Troubleshooting Guide

An HVAC system can develop air conditioning problems. This includes tripped circuit breakers, low refrigerant levels, loose wiring, a frozen evaporation coil, a damaged condenser coil, and several other issues. Some of these issues can be fixed without the help of an HVAC professional. On this page, we have shared air conditioner troubleshooting tips to help you restore the performance of your air conditioning system. The Most Common Problems and How to Troubleshoot Them The AC Won’t Turn On One common AC unit problem is that it will not turn on, and there can be many reasons why it ceases […]

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10 Signs It’s Time To Replace Your Air Conditioner System

You should get regular inspection service for your AC system to ensure it is performing correctly and not just using your electricity. This is a proactive approach to keeping your AC in top condition. However, there are times when the AC has already developed some problems. Although some of these problems can be fixed through AC repairs and part replacement, some issues require replacing the AC system. Here are ten common signs that it’s time to replace your air conditioner. Refrigerant Leaks It is a common misconception that coolant leaks are normal in air conditioners. An air conditioner is designed […]

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Jan 12, 2023

How Often Should Air Conditioning Units Be Serviced?

Nothing is worse than an air conditioner going out on a hot day. Although air conditioners are certain to break down occasionally, if you maintain them properly, they should last a long time and you will have few problems with them. You should have your heating system and air conditioner serviced at least once a year. If you live in a place that is hot year-round, you will need to have it done more often because you will use your air conditioner all year. Home AC Maintenance  There are a few things you can do to maintain your air conditioner […]

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Oct 21, 2022

10 Tips to Make Your HVAC Unit Energy Efficient

Inefficiencies in the HVAC unit can significantly affect your heating and cooling bills and reduce the air conditioning and heating performance of the HVAC. Even energy star-rated models of HVAC can become less efficient over time if regular maintenance is neglected, or if any required furnace repair or AC repair is not done on time.  It can be challenging to identify issues with the HVAC that is not allowing it to perform at its maximum HVAC efficiency; however, if you have the right knowledge, you can find the solution. Here are ten tips to improve the energy efficiency ratio of […]

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Feb 28, 2019

Annual Preventative Maintenance for Your Central Air Conditioner

Spring is inching closer and most Houstonians will soon be turning on their air conditioning systems for the first time in 2019.  We expect our ACs to keep us cool and comfortable in the hot, humid Spring and Summer months.  But many homeowners are setting themselves up for disaster by not having preventative maintenance done on their AC unit each year. When you start your unit for the first time, you should have a professional HVAC technician inspect the system and perform AC maintenance. Benefits of Annual Air Conditioner Maintenance Having your air conditioner inspected annually has several benefits for […]