Climate Masters Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Is it Too Late for Air Conditioning Maintenance?

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

AC-MaintenanceLook, we admit that it’s a little late to be scheduling air conditioning maintenance for your system. Too late, though? Never. Air conditioning maintenance is one of the best things that you can do for the health of your system. If you’re not sure whether or not you should schedule it this season, read on to find out why it’s a good idea.

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Should I Replace My Air Conditioner?

Monday, August 20th, 2018

ACYou can get quite a few years out of your air conditioner if you take proper care of it. No matter how well you take care of it, though, you will still need to replace it at some point. It’s best that you familiarize yourself with the signs that your air conditioner is getting close to the end of its lifespan, so that you know when to replace it. It’s not fun to be blindsided by your system breaking down entirely when you aren’t prepared for it. With that in mind, have a look at the following signs that you need a new air conditioner.

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Schedule AC Maintenance to Keep Your System in Good Shape

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

AC-Maintenance Have you ever avoided checking your bank account when you were younger because, hey, as long as you don’t check it you’ll have enough money, right? It’s a common thing for people to avoid taking proactive, preventive steps to keep their bank accounts, bodies, cars, etc. in good condition. Lots of people wait to deal with issues until they start to notice symptoms of a problem, because they don’t want to be bothered or deal with the anxiety of dealing with issues early, or what have you.

The problem with doing that is that it doesn’t actually make those problems go away. It just gives them more opportunities to harm you before you correct them. Have a look at why neglecting air conditioning maintenance is just setting yourself up for further issues in the future, and how scheduling maintenance on a regular basis actually grants a lot of advantages.

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Why Your Air Conditioner is Making Weird Sounds

Monday, July 9th, 2018

Air-conditionersI don’t know. Maybe it ate something weird for lunch? All jokes aside, though, air conditioner noises are not something you want to ignore. They often indicate an issue in the system has progressed far enough to start negatively affecting its operation. Now, that may be a minor inconvenience, or it may be a major threat that could cripple the entire air conditioner if you don’t act quickly.

The only way to tell for certain is to contact a professional and have them check it out. We recommend that you do that right away. Now, while you’re waiting for your technician to arrive, here are a few common noises that your air conditioner might be making that indicate a problem.

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Should I Install a New Air Conditioning System?

Monday, June 25th, 2018

AC-CashI dunno, should you?! But seriously, folks, it’s very important to be able to tell whether or not your air conditioner is in need of replacement before you use it for another summer. If you go into the hottest season of the year with a system that isn’t up to the task, you’re just begging for it to break down on you at the worst possible time. The best way to confirm whether or not your system is up to the task is to have a technician check it out for you every spring. If you aren’t sure, though, here are a few tips to help you decide whether or not it’s time to call in some professional help.

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3 Air Conditioning Problems to be Aware Of This Summer

Monday, June 11th, 2018

Air-Conditioner-TechSummer is heating up, which means more strain on your air conditioner. More strain equals more wear and tear, which means more opportunities for new problems to develop or old problems to get worse. Even if you scheduled preventive maintenance for your air conditioner this past spring, you still need to be on alert for any possible signs of problems developing in the system. The faster you can have the issue repaired, the better off your system will be. Have a look at three of the more common air conditioning problems you may run into below, and their warning signs.

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Tips for Improving Your Cooling Efficiency

Monday, October 16th, 2017

air-conditioner-cashWhile most of the rest of the country prepares for the heating season, we continue to rely on our air conditioners to keep us cool during the daylight hours. While comfort is important, of course, so is cost-effectiveness. Nobody likes to choose between getting a massive bill at the end of every month or going without climate control. Fortunately, there are a couple of different things that you can do to help improve your air conditioner efficiency. Read on to find out how!

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How to Determine if You Need a New Air Conditioner

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

air-conditionerThe weather may be cooling off ever so slightly, but you’re probably still not going to have to use your heater any time soon. It’s important that you keep a close watch on your air conditioner for as long as you’re using it, to make sure that it’s still up to the task of keeping your home cool for the foreseeable future. If not, it’s a good idea to replace it now rather than wait for it to break down entirely. There are a number of symptoms that may indicate that it’s time for a new air conditioner, some of which are listed below.

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Which Cooling System is Right for Me?

Monday, September 18th, 2017

ductlessHaving a problem with your current cooling system? Air conditioner decide to break down on you in the middle of a heat wave? Summer is just about the worst time to have your cooling system break down on you. It’s also the time of year when it’s most likely to happen. The good news is that if you do have to replace your cooling system this summer, there are a lot of different options to choose from. Let’s go over a few of the options you have available to you, and their different advantages.

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Short Cycling, and the Threat it Poses to Your Air Conditioner

Monday, August 21st, 2017

air-conditioner-repairHave you noticed your air conditioner turning itself on and off every couple of minutes? If so, you have a pretty big problem. That behavior is short cycling, and it’s not something you want to allow to continue for any length of time. The first thing you should do when you notice this behavior is shut down the air conditioner and call for repairs. Let’s have a look at what causes short cycling, and why it’s such a serious threat to the air conditioner.

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