Complete Air & Heat, Inc Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Can an AC Live Forever? Our Replacement Guide

Monday, June 29th, 2020
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When homeowners think of their air conditioners, they like to believe they’ll last as long as they need them to. With enough targeted repairs, maintenance, and part replacements, it should be able to last forever, right? Well, not exactly.

First of all, air conditioners are only built to last between 10 to 15 years. While they might last longer, that’s not always a good thing. Efficiency levels decrease regardless of the condition your system is in. They tend to react to wear and tear by consuming more electricity, providing less cooling power, and overall just doing a poor job. There’s nothing our air conditioning services in Palm Bay, FL can do to fix that.

Except for air conditioning replacement services! If your AC is reaching old age and is becoming a burden on you and your family, our replacement services can give you a brand-new solution to your comfort needs. Keep reading as we discuss just what this service entails.

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What Happens When You DON’T Call for AC Repair?

Monday, June 1st, 2020

We know that most homeowners don’t even want to start thinking about this kind of situation, but it happens more often than you’d think. Sure, it could make someone’s hair fall out just reading about a neglected air conditioner on a hot day, but it’s important to understand what could go wrong. While curiosity killed the cat, reading about failures never killed anything, so let’s get into the details.

AC repair in Cocoa Beach, FL is not just important to have done on a problematic air conditioner—it needs to be called in a reasonable response time. If your AC starts making noise and you decide to call for repairs two or three years later, the visit with your HVAC technician will probably be filled to the brim with bad news.

We’re proponents of avoiding bad news, so we’ll talk about what could go wrong here and hope that all of you reading this avoid these next few points!

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The Benefits of an Air Filter Change

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Air filters are seldom what homeowners think of when they think about their air conditioners. While we wish this weren’t the case, homeowners tend to forget that their HVAC system has an air filter to begin with, which is why these components go so neglected in so many homes.

The problem with this neglect is that air filters are actually a vital component of your comfort systems. So much so that they can actively hurt your air conditioner’s ability to cool your home, raise your bills, and lower the lifespan of your system if they’re neglected.

That’s why we’re writing this blog. Think of it as a subtle reminder to change your air filter as we go into the details about why this is so important. If you’re one of the homeowners who listens to our advice, you could stave off AC repair in Rockledge, FL, and help your system meet comfort goals that make you happy.

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Everything You Need to Know About Emergency AC Repair

Monday, May 4th, 2020

What constitutes emergency air conditioning repair? Well, many homeowners ask that very same question, hoping to do whatever it takes before they’re forced to call a professional HVAC technician for repairs. The truth is, the earlier you call for a repair, the better—and there’s usually little a homeowner can do on their own to fix their system.

So, today we’re going to go into more detail about what constitutes the most common emergency AC repairs and whether or not your air conditioner could use the help of a professional. While we’re mainly trying to keep you informed and your air conditioning system in good condition, we’re also trying to remind you that we’re a team that provides Indialantic air conditioning repair services when you need them.

So if any of the following AC repairs sound familiar, remember to give our team a call to have them fixed as soon as possible.

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Are You Dealing with a Refrigerant Leak?

Monday, April 20th, 2020

Whether or not you’re positive that you’re dealing with a refrigerant leak, you should always be wary that this could be the root of the problem. If you’re then starting to wonder what these problems could be, then we’d politely like to ask you to keep reading as we’ll get into greater detail below.

Problems occurring in an air conditioning unit can be all over the place, and unless you’re a professional HVAC technician, it can be nearly impossible for a homeowner to tell what the root cause of the issue is. However, giving you some detailed information about causes for problems like a refrigerant leak could help you determine that this isn’t something you should ignore. In fact, if anything below seems remotely familiar, then you should call our team to repair your air conditioning in Rockledge, FL.

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What’s Wrong with Your Air Conditioner?

Monday, April 6th, 2020

Is your air conditioner on the fritz? Regardless of how major or minor the problem might be that you’re experiencing, air conditioners need attention in order to stay running for a long time. When minor aches and pains develop in a system, they can compound and cause breakdowns or start racking up your energy bills if you’re not careful, so knowing when to call for repairs is essential.

Thankfully, we’re in the business of AC repair in Palm Bay, FL, and we know exactly what a problematic air conditioner looks like. From low airflow to lukewarm air coming from the vents, to even the various noises a system can make, we have a long list of issues that could be happening. The only person who matters when it comes to scheduling AC repairs is you, so keep note if any of the following problems look familiar!

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Avoid Summer AC Repair with Springtime Maintenance!

Monday, February 24th, 2020

When is the best time to get an air conditioner inspected or maintained? That’s a good question that’s not simple to answer.

While we might tell many homeowners they should get air conditioning maintenance in the spring, we might not tell them why it’s important or when in the spring the best time might be. After all, spring lasts for a while, and in our area, we tend to use our air conditioners more than most.

If you’re looking to stave off air conditioning repair in Palm Bay, FL as much as possible, then you’re going to want to schedule a maintenance appointment. Let this blog post be your guide in determining when and how to set up an appointment like this. Just remember this service can provide a wide variety of benefits to enjoy while also reducing the number of repairs your system will need overall.

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Dispelling These 3 AC Myths

Monday, December 30th, 2019

Air conditioners are complex machines that cool the air in our homes. They’re not magic boxes that cool air with the flick of a wrist. To understand the inner workings of an air conditioner requires some scientific background knowledge.

So today we’re going to talk about the science behind air conditioning so we can dispel a few myths about the process and what these systems can or cannot do. There’s no point in pretending that your air conditioner can do certain tasks when there’s no research or data that supports that conclusion. You wouldn’t believe the number of calls we get for AC repair in Rockledge, FL where homeowners have been duped into believing a common misconception about air conditioning that has lead to an expensive repair or replacement.

Avoid making mistakes by doing the research. Keep reading and we’ll discuss just what we mean by that.

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How to Tell If Your AC Is Incorrectly Sized

Monday, December 16th, 2019

Incorrectly sized air conditioning units are more common occurrences than we’d like to see. While a problem like this might not sound like a big deal to homeowners initially, they can become incredibly problematic and cost large amounts of money to replace. Nothing feels worse than having to replace your semi-new air conditioner because it just can’t effectively cool a home of this size.

Whether there were new additions to your home, new ventilation systems were put in, or your AC system was installed by an amateur who forgot to size it accordingly, an incorrectly sized system needs to be addressed as soon as possible.

For those of you who are unsure whether or not your AC is the right size, take a look below at some of the tell-tale signs. If it’s starting to look like something is amiss, call our team for air conditioning service in Melbourne, FL.

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Everything You Need to Know About Short-Cycling

Monday, November 18th, 2019

While snowstorms hit our friends up north, we’ll still be struggling with heat and humidity down here. People often say that a dog is man’s best friend, but we’d happily replace that with an air conditioner since an air conditioner can make a hot and humid day bearable.

However, if you’re constantly dealing with a malfunctioning air conditioner, it’s incredibly important to understand the signs of a system that’s on its last legs. One of these signs is short-cycling, which is a process where an air conditioner can’t complete a full cycle and starts causing problems for certain interior components. This can be a life-ending problem for an air conditioner since thorough cycling is incredibly important both to efficiency and correctly cooling air. Let’s see if short-cycling is something you’re dealing with and whether AC repair in Melbourne Beach, FL can solve it.

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