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Beware These AC Repairs!

Monday, August 26th, 2019

Your AC is your best friend (well, at least during the summer), so of course, as you would any of your friends, you take care of it! But here’s the thing: sometimes things happen, and you could find yourself dealing with a less-than-perfect system. Not only will an AC in disrepair cost you your comfort, but it’ll also put quite a big dent in your budget!

So below, we’ve listed some of the most common AC repairs that we think you should be wary of. All you’ve got to do is keep reading, and remember to call us when you need HVAC in Round Rock, TX.

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Here’s Why a Refrigerant Leak is a BIG Deal

Monday, August 12th, 2019

Is there a “hissing” or “bubbling” sound coming from your air conditioner? Do you notice any liquid leaks that are not water or condensation? Not to sound the alarm or anything, but an air conditioner leaking refrigerant can be an awful problem for both the environment and your wallet. As with most AC problems, the earlier you notice the symptoms, the better! Depending on the type, refrigerant can be a complex combination of chemicals kept at a high pressure to transfer heat away from your home. It’s a promising idea to have some rough knowledge about what type of refrigerant you might be dealing with, and the consequences of a leak.

Not convinced? There’s plenty of information out there about refrigerants and what they mean for the environment and for homeowners. We can help you parse through the data to find what’s important for you, and what can help inform your decision next time you’re dealing with a leaky AC.

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Oh You’ve Got (AC) Trouble!

Monday, July 15th, 2019

ac-ready-summer-tipsAn air conditioner in disrepair can certainly spell trouble for your comfort and your wallet, so of course, during a hot summer day in Texas, a broken down AC is the last thing you need! Therefore, it is important that you learn to recognize the signs of trouble!

There are plenty of ways to tell that your air conditioner is on the verge of a breakdown, and below, we have listed some of them for you. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to learn more! (Oh yeah, and remember to call for repairs as soon as possible!)

Now, back to what we were saying:

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Does Your Heat Pump Need Repairs?

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

If you own a heat pump, you know how great they are–they’re super efficient, highly effective, and can provide comfort year-round with just the flip of a switch. But no matter how efficient or effective your heat pump is, it is going to require repairs from time to time, and when this happens, it is best to contact a professional for air conditioning repair in Georgetown, TX as soon as possible.

There are a number of signs that suggest your heat pump needs repair, and for your convenience and peace of mind, we have listed some of them for you. All you have to do is keep reading below to find out more! 

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Here Are Some of the Most Common AC Repairs

Monday, April 8th, 2019

Summer is coming! The birds are chirping, the temperature is rising, and all over Texas, you can hear the sounds of air conditioners being switched on. You depend on your air conditioner all summer long to keep you and your family cool and comfortable when temperatures outside are not quite so comfortable. But, what do you do when a problem arises? You schedule air conditioning repair in Austin, TX, of course!

There are a number of issues your air conditioner may experience during the summer, so it is important that you’re aware of them. So below, we have outlined some of the most common air conditioning repair needs. Keep reading below to find out more! 

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Can I Use Duct Tape to Fix My Ventilation System?

Monday, June 18th, 2018

A worker is sealing two sections of house attic vent duct insulation with aluminum foil tape. The foreground is a section of truss and the background is OSB sheathing for the roof.Have you ever heard this saying? “All you need to have for a fix-it job is one of two things—if it doesn’t move and it’s supposed to, you want WD-40. If it moves and it’s not supposed to, you need duct tape!”

Yes, duct tape can resolve just about any fix-it situation … temporarily. That’s right, duct tape is not actually appropriate to use on ductwork breaches. Who would have thought?

One of the biggest “energy thieves” in the standard home, and cause for AC repair in Round Rock, is from leaks in the air ducts, which is not likely something you think about a whole lot. But proper duct sealing from HVAC experts can stop your AC system form losing as much as 30% of the air that moves throughout the duct system.

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AC Repairs: When a Capacitor Fails

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

two technicians working on the outdoor unit of an air conditioning systemTemperatures are cooling down a bit now as we progress into fall, but if history is any indication—and it usually is—we could easily find ourselves facing an 85°+ heat wave in the “dead of winter.” Therefore, it’s imperative that you have a fully functional and efficiently operating air conditioner. Hopefully, you had your cooling system professionally maintained before summer, but regardless of whether you did or not, there are still some AC problems you may run into.

The long summers we have here, and the amount of labor those summers force your cooling system to go through understandably puts a lot of stress on the system, which can lead to components breaking down, warranting a call for AC repair in Austin, TX. One call we receive fairly often ends up being a problem from a failed capacitor.

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What it Means When Your AC Ices Over

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Many homeowners are confused when they find ice forming on their air conditioners, especially during the heat of summer. Does this mean that the system is doing particularly well? Is it putting out more cool air than normal? No, in fact, quite the opposite. Ice on your air conditioner is a sign that the system is in distress, and it can typically be narrowed down to one or two specific problems. Let’s take a look at those problems, and the consequences they can generate for your air conditioner.

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