Complete Air & Heat, Inc Blog: Posts Tagged ‘AC Repair’

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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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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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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Don’t Falter, Change Your Filter!

Monday, November 4th, 2019

There are a lot of rumors going around about what the air filter does inside of your air conditioner. While it is an important component of the cooling process, the air filter doesn’t do what many homeowners think it does—and this can cause some huge problems when it doesn’t get changed as often as it should.

We like writing about air filters because they’re a quick solution that can make your air conditioner function much more efficiently, without the need for an HVAC service professional. Air filters can be changed by homeowners and are often a great first step before calling a service professional for AC repair in Indiatlantic, FL.

However, knowledge is power, and in such a warm and humid climate like ours, it’s generally smart to know some information about how your air filter works and why changing it can be such a good idea.

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Serious Signs of AC Repair

Monday, October 21st, 2019

Air conditioner repairs can range from minor inefficiencies to catastrophic failures and shutdowns. It can be anxiety-inducing to constantly think that your air conditioner is on the verge of needing serious AC repair in Satellite Beach, FL. Our climate is too hot and too muggy to risk AC failure regularly. That’s why it always pays off to be a vigilant owner of an AC system, because noticing the signs of problems before they become major can save you money and stave off the heat.

However, some problems are harder to notice if you’re not well-acquainted with air conditioning systems. Even the most watchful and careful homeowners can be surprised by air conditioner problems, but our purpose here is to inform you about the more uncommon and hard to notice symptoms of a failing air conditioner.

Give us a call and let us know if any of our helpful AC tips have kept your AC running smoothly, or let us know if you’ve got problems that need fixing. We always love to hear success stories!

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