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When a Cooling System Won’t Cool

September 11th, 2017

hot man sitting in front of fanWith temperatures around our area not cooling down anytime soon, there’s no denying that your cooling system still has a lot of work cut out for it. Surely, you’re grateful for the cooling output it has given you so far. But what if it isn’t working as efficiently or effectively as you think it should be, or even as it was at the start of the season?

The easy answer is to call your local Austin, TX air conditioning repair professionals that we have on staff. We’d like to help you understand why your system may not be performing at its best, in the meantime. One of the common repair issues we get calls for is in regards to air conditioners that won’t cool, so that’s the issue we’ll be focusing on here. What could cause this troubling AC symptom?

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Never Underestimate the Importance of Professional HVAC Services

August 28th, 2017

two technicians standing near outside unit of air conditioner with toolsSummer is about to come to a close, though that doesn’t typically mean much for Austin residents, who tend to use their cooling systems almost year-round. What it does mean, however, is that now is a good time to assess if your air conditioner is in good shape.

Has it started making clanging noises? Did the blower fan shut off? Does your AC seem to be struggling to provide you with cool air? These are all completely valid reasons to call in a professional Austin, TX HVAC contractor. Of course, you may be tempted to just look up a “how-to” video online and figure it out on your own. But that could be a mistake.

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Enroll in a HVAC Maintenance Plan to Your Benefit

August 14th, 2017

two hvac technicians inspecting the outside unit of an air conditionerThe thing about Austin, TX HVAC maintenance is that many homeowners believe it’s a luxury service rather than a necessity to keep a heating and cooling systems working efficiently and effectively. But without yearly maintenance—or bi-annual maintenance if you have a heat pump—your system has no chance of working as efficiently and effectively as it should throughout its lifespan.

This is where enrolling in a maintenance plan comes in—this will ensure that your system gets checked on as routinely as it should. But why does this matter?

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How Can You Help Your AC Out This Summer?

July 31st, 2017

help-ac-out-this-summerWhen summertime hits, we all know that there is no escaping the heat—at least, not without a fully functioning and efficient air conditioning system. But what if yours isn’t working the way you expect it to? Or perhaps your energy bills are higher than they should be?

It could be that you’re in need of Austin, TX air conditioning repair services, in which case we’re happy to help. But there are other steps you can take—even if your air conditioner has nothing wrong with it—to improve its efficiency and lower your cooling costs. Keep reading to learn more about how to help out your AC and your budget this summer.

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3 Noises You Don’t Want to Hear Your AC System Making

July 17th, 2017

3-noises-air-conditioner-dont-wantWhen you live someplace as consistently warm throughout the year like we do, it goes without saying that using your air conditioner on a daily basis is a necessity. Since we’re nearing the peak of the hottest time of the year now, however, it’s important that you keep a close eye out in case any problems develop. Problems with your cooling system are more likely to occur during this time of the year.

One of the most common signs that you are having issues with your AC that require air conditioning repair services in Georgetown, TX is that it’s making weird noises during operation. There are 3 sounds in particular that you never want to hear coming from the AC system. We’ve covered them below, and what they may mean.

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Why Does My AC Keep Tripping the Circuit Breaker?

July 3rd, 2017

ac-keep-tripping-circuit-breakerBeing stuck with a malfunctioning air conditioner can be pretty disheartening. Especially during this time of the year, considering how high our temperatures already are, and how much they’ll climb in the coming weeks. But what if you’re unsure if your air conditioner is actually experiencing trouble? Perhaps your AC system shut off, and you found that you just needed to reset the circuit breaker for it to come back on.

That’s great for the time being, but if you find yourself with a broken-down air conditioner again shortly after this, then there is definitely trouble brewing. Your cooling system shouldn’t trip the circuit breaker that often, and if it is doing so then you need to find out why and have the source of the problem repaired.

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The History of Duct Tape—And Why You Should Care

June 19th, 2017

Summer is almost upon us, although in our area summer can seem to be a year-round affair. That being said, it’s essential to make sure that our air conditioners and all of their components are functioning as effectively and efficiently as they can, in order to keep our households comfortable. Routine air conditioning maintenance is the leading way to ensure this is the case, but there’s more to improving and maintaining efficiency than that.

This brings us to our leading subject today: your ductwork. When damaged or leaking, your air ducts serve as one of the biggest “energy thieves” there is in your home. Proper Taylor, TX duct sealing services will stop your HVAC system from losing 20%–30% of the air that moves through the ductwork. Now, you may be thinking, “Great! I’ll just slap some duct tape up there.”

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Tips to Get Your AC Ready for Summer

June 5th, 2017

ac-ready-summer-tipsWe know, you’re probably thinking, “but it’s already hot outside!” This is precisely our point, though—with summer temperatures already here, the time to prepare your air conditioner for consistent hot weather, if you haven’t done so already, is now! Make sure that your air conditioner is ready to cool down your house, and save you some money while doing it, by keeping the following tips in mind.

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Have You Scheduled Your Commercial AC Maintenance Yet?

May 22nd, 2017

commercial-ac-maintenance-scheduledThe fact of the matter is, Texas residents don’t get much of a reprieve from sweltering temperatures at all—at least, not compared to other parts of the country. But that doesn’t mean you should wait for a cooler week to schedule your Hutto, TX commercial air conditioning services. In fact, timely commercial AC maintenance is even more important for businesses in our area than elsewhere, given how reliant we are on these systems.

Scheduling your commercial air conditioning maintenance now means avoiding the most severe of repair troubles, energy waste, and premature system breakdowns. Proper air conditioning care not only affects the comfort for employees, customers, clientele, and/or tenants, but is essential in protecting equipment from overheating and otherwise accumulating damage. Homeowners only need to worry about the comfort of a few people, but as a commercial property owner or business manager, you must concern yourself with the comfort of many.

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Why Isn’t My AC Working Right?

May 8th, 2017

ac-isnt-working-rightAny homeowner who has lived here at least a year knows that temperatures never really cool down enough to turn our AC systems off for as extended period of time as in other parts of the country. As such, you need your cooling system to operate as efficiently and effectively as it’s meant too all year long. So if it seems to be struggling right now, it’s the perfect time to schedule professional Georgetown, TX air conditioning services—before the hottest of summer temperatures come to greet us.

The type of repairs or service you need will depend on the kind of trouble you’re having with your air conditioner. For instance, if it is blowing out warm air, you could have a refrigerant leak. Or, if the system is making loud and/or unfamiliar noises, there may be a loose component. Read on to discover some of the common causes of an AC malfunction.

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