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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

Why Is My AC Freezing Up?

Houston is a city that gets very hot in the summer and air conditioning is a necessity, not a luxury. If your air conditioning is not working properly, you want to get it fixed as soon as possible.  The main job of an air conditioner is to remove heat from the air. Airflow is extremely important for this to take place. When there is not proper airflow, a component inside your air conditioner called an evaporator coil may freeze. When the evaporator coil freezes, you need to turn the air conditioner off. You should do a bit of troubleshooting to […]

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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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Dec 12, 2022

How to Choose an HVAC Contractor?

Almost every homeowner will eventually have a reason to contact an HVAC contractor, whether for the repair of a malfunctioning freezer or for assistance with heating and cooling installation. HVAC stands for “heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration,” and qualified HVAC professionals are experts in a variety of systems that keep your home comfortable year-round. Whether you choose an HVAC company or an independent contractor, knowing what qualifications to look for and what questions to ask can save you time, money, and stress. What to do Before Hiring an HVAC Contractor Any homeowner would be wise to establish a relationship […]