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

7 AC Repairs That Can’t Wait

Monday, April 19th, 2021

Every year when we emerge from springtime into the summer, we depend on our air conditioners to keep us comfortable and sane. It’s no mystery why we talk about repairs so much on this blog: they’re an unavoidable part of being an AC owner and something to take seriously. After all, if you’ve been ignoring an air conditioner problem that causes a sudden breakdown on the hottest day of the year, you’ll be more than just frustrated with yourself.

Foresight is important when it comes to AC repair in Palm Bay, FL. If you suspect that your system will need some help in the coming months, then it’s always better to get it dealt with earlier than later. Problems compound or get caused over time, and we want to help you before you reach that endpoint.

So here are just seven reasons why we think you’ll want to call us for quick and easy AC repair.

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Maintenance, Guarantees, Warranties, and You!

Monday, March 22nd, 2021

Those are a lot of big words. If you’re the kind of homeowner who gets bored after reading a word with more than two syllables, then you’re not alone. The more complicated this industry gets, the harder it becomes to really inform homeowners about the important things to remember. There aren’t any high school classes that teach the basics of HVAC equipment, so it’s up to our team and our blog posts to help get you on the right track.

What should you know about professional HVAC service and maintenance? Why are guarantees and warranties so important in this industry? What should you pay for, and what is ultimately optional?

Those are the perfect questions you should ask if you’re interested in HVAC work, like installing a new air conditioner or investing in maintenance. So, let us be the experts and answer all of them!

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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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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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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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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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