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Haunting AC Noises and What They Mean

Monday, November 19th, 2018

outdoor unit of an air conditionerWe have certainly had our share of chilly mornings so far this fall, some of them just in this past week. But as any Austin resident knows, we can still be facing warmer temperatures and heat waves well through winter. That said, if your air conditioner is experiencing any trouble, there’s no time like the present to manage them!

This is especially true for unsettling noises coming from your cooling system. Noises that might seem minor now are always the sign of something amiss within your system, and should therefore never be ignored. But what noises are we referring to, exactly? Keep reading to learn about a few.

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Don’t Let Cooling Inefficiency Get You Down

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

vent in wall near floorThe professional installation of a quality climate control system, like your air conditioning in Round Rock, TX, is absolutely essential not only to your comfort, but even to your health.

And there are a variety of options to choose from when it comes to your air conditioner installation. You may decide to stick with a traditional central cooling system, or perhaps you want to start enjoying the benefits of a year-round heat pump or ductless air conditioner.

Installation is just the beginning, however. If you want that cooling system to work as efficiently as it should, then you have to care for it the right way, by scheduling routine maintenance and by following these suggestions.

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AC Troubleshooting: Problems to Avoid This Spring

Monday, February 26th, 2018

two outdoor units of an air conditionerWe might still have a few weeks of winter left, but as anyone around our parts knows, when spring and summer hit, they hit hard. The seasonal change will bring soaring temperatures and imbalanced humidity, meaning you will want to ensure you have a fully effective and efficient Austin, TX air conditioning system in your home.

One way to ensure this is the case is by scheduling maintenance on a regular basis. For a standard air conditioning system, this means once a year, preferably before you need your system on a daily basis (making now the perfect time to schedule this service). For heat pump systems, which are used year-round, you’ll have to have maintenance scheduled every six months. That’s the only way to ensure that the following potential AC problems don’t creep up on you and leave you with a broken down cooling system on one of the hottest days of the year.

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Everything You Need to Know About Air Conditioner Refrigerant

Monday, March 28th, 2016

Cooling season is here, and across the country people are starting to rev up their air conditioners for the warmest months of the year. Along with all of that air conditioning usage comes a whole slew of questions from customers. What are some signs that my air conditioner needs repairs? When should I schedule maintenance for my system? Do I need to top off my refrigerant? We’re going to be addressing all of your air conditioning questions on this blog throughout the summer, but right now we’d like to focus on one specific topic. Read on to find out more about your air conditioner’s refrigerant.

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Should I Replace My Air Conditioner Before Summer?

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Winter is coming to a close, and summer is just a couple months off. That means that now is the perfect time to get your air conditioning system ready for the warm months. If your air conditioner is not up to the task of keeping your home cool, it’s a good idea to replace it. How can you tell if your air conditioner should be replaced or not, though? Read on to find out.

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It’s Almost Time for Spring Air Conditioning Maintenance

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Spring is almost here, and that means it’s time for preventive air conditioning maintenance. Far too many homeowners hold off on any kind of maintenance until a problem presents itself. However, more often than not this simply leads to more damage from problems that could have been detected earlier. Let’s take a look at preventive maintenance, and why spring is the best time for it.

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Why Replace an Old Air Conditioner if it still Works?

Monday, August 31st, 2015

People tend to really resist the idea of replacing their old air conditioners, especially if they still seem to be working fine. This is understandable. Air conditioners are pretty big investments. They’re often expensive, and the longer they last the more return you get on your investment. However, there are a number of good reasons why you might want to replace your air conditioner once it gets past a certain age. Let’s examine some of those reasons right now.

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Why You Need to Have Your Air Conditioner Evaporator Coil Cleaned

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Your air conditioner is a complex system, with many different parts working together to keep your home cool. One of the most important parts of your system is the evaporator coil, without which the air conditioner would not be able to cool your home. If this coil is not taken care of, it can cause a complete system breakdown. Let’s take a closer look at how the evaporator coil in your AC works, and what happens if it isn’t cleaned.

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What Happens During an Air Conditioning Maintenance Appointment?

Monday, August 10th, 2015

We have written at length about the importance of scheduling air conditioning maintenance, but we haven’t really talked about what specifically happens during an air conditioning maintenance appointment. The better you understand the procedures involved with air conditioner maintenance, the better you’ll be able to recognize the benefits associated with it. Let’s take a look at just a few of the more common air conditioner maintenance procedures.

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What Does Refrigerant Actually Do in the Air Conditioner?

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

We’ve discussed a lot of the different parts of air conditioning systems, and what they do, on this blog. One thing that we haven’t really covered in detail yet, though, is refrigerant. Refrigerant is a vital part of air conditioning systems, but not many homeowners really know how it works. In fact, there are quite a few misconceptions about refrigerant among the general populace. In an effort to dispel some of those misconceptions, let’s take a look at what refrigerant does for the air conditioner.

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