Climate Masters Blog: Posts Tagged ‘AC Repair’

How a Dehumidifier Helps Your Air Conditioner

Monday, May 22nd, 2023

As part of the cooling process, your air conditioner also helps to dehumidify your home. But, there’s only so much that your air conditioner can do when it comes to humidity. And living in Florida, we have much higher humidity levels than in other areas of the country, so it’s definitely a concern. 

Your air conditioner may need some help when it comes to dehumidification in AC. In fact, investing in a separate dehumidifier can actually be a huge benefit to your air conditioner. Keep reading to learn more about the benefits of a dehumidifier for your air conditioner. 

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5 AC Sounds That Are OKAY To Hear

Monday, July 18th, 2022

two-technicians-working-on-air-conditionerMost people assume that if their AC unit is making noise, it’s probably a bad thing. The number of blogs you’ll read that warn about strange AC sounds doesn’t help put your mind at ease either.

But don’t get too upset yet! AC units are not silent — they make a certain amount of noise as part of their normal operation. Let’s put your worries to rest and discuss the sounds that are OK for your AC unit to be making. 

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5 Sounds You Don’t Want Your AC Making

Monday, May 23rd, 2022

woman-holding-hand-to-ear-to-listenThe sound of your AC kicking on is one of the sweetest sounds in the world… unless you hear one of the noises we’re about to mention below.

There are many reasons why your AC might start making strange noises, but all of them point to the need for a technician. Having a professional take a look at your AC can get to the root of the problem quickly, without costing you more time, money, or comfort than it needs to.  

At Climate Masters, we always encourage homeowners to schedule a springtime tune-up to make sure their AC is in top shape for summer. If you have already started to run your air conditioner and notice any of these sounds, don’t hesitate to give us a call.

Let’s take a closer look at sounds you never want to hear from your AC and what they might mean.

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Your Air Conditioner Needs Repair If…

Monday, June 24th, 2019

AC-MaintenanceSometimes you run into really dire air conditioning problems—one day your air conditioner works and the next day it doesn’t. A lot of people think that problems like these are simply unavoidable. In actuality though, you can avoid these types of problems by staying educated. Knowing the signs of air conditioning problems can help you avoid a major problem in your home. If you notice something a little “off” about your air conditioning system it’s time to contact our team for air conditioning service in St. Augustine, FL. If you’re unsure of the signs pointing to major air conditioning problems make sure that you keep reading below.

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Why Isn’t My Air Conditioner Working?

Monday, May 27th, 2019

air-conditioner-repairSo many other homeowners across the country are just now preparing for the weather to heat up but as Florida residents, we know that summer is more or less a year-round thing. If you’ve already started to run your air conditioner and you’ve noticed that the performance of the system is less than satisfactory then you might want to contact a professional for air conditioning service in St. Augustine, FL. We’re proud to say that each and every member of our team is NATE-certified, licensed, and educated so that they can provide you with the best service possible.

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Why is My AC Breaking Down so Often?

Monday, September 26th, 2016

All air conditioners need repairs every once in a while. However, for most of the air conditioner’s life those repairs should be pretty few and far between. If your air conditioner is breaking down multiple times a year, it could be an indication of a more serious problem that needs to be dealt with. Let’s take a look at why your air conditioner might be breaking down so often.

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When More Refrigerant is Required

Monday, August 15th, 2016

We often have homeowners ask us if they need to add more refrigerant to their air conditioning systems. While it’s true that there are times when more refrigerant is required for your air conditioning system, those times are few and far between. Let’s take a look at how your air conditioner uses refrigerant, and when it needs more added to it.

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3 Ways to Keep the Entire Family Cool this Summer

Monday, July 4th, 2016

It’s hot and humid outside and all you hear is complaints. Has the air conditioner broken down? Is it still working but barely? Is it cool but also clammy inside? There is plenty that can go wrong with your AC, and it’s frustrating when you’re in charge of making sure it works correctly.

Your air conditioning system in St. Johns, FL may be working as hard as it can, but sometimes it’s not enough. If your family needs to cool down this July, here are some tried-and-true ways: 

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Why Ice is Forming on Your Air Conditioner

Monday, April 18th, 2016

As you start to use your air conditioner more and more often this summer, you may notice ice starting to form on the inside part of the system. This is a sign that your system is in serious trouble. Read on to find out why ice forms on your air conditioner, and the kind of damage it can do to your system.

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Do You Think Your Air Conditioner May Have a Refrigerant Leak?

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

An electro-mechanical system like your air conditioner can develop a number of problems. Among the more common problems the cooling professionals from Climate Masters see are refrigerant leaks. The thing to keep in mind about these kinds of leaks is that they aren’t always visible. This is because refrigerant runs throughout your entire AC system as it completes a cooling cycle, so a leak can develop anywhere the refrigerant is. However, there are some fairly distinct signs your AC will give if a leak has developed:

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