Cooling Unlimited, Inc. Blog : Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

My Refrigerant is Leaking! What Do I Do?

Monday, June 10th, 2019

blue-question-mark-graphicThere are a few common troubles that homeowners run into with their air conditioner during this time of year. A couple of the top ones are low air output, trouble getting cool, and leaks. Believe it or not, all three of these problems typically stem from the same source—leaking refrigerant.

Refrigerant is one of those aspects of an air conditioning system that’s often overlooked or misunderstood by homeowners. We want to clear a few things up about this system so that you can avoid air conditioning trouble in the future. If you want to understand your air conditioning in Andover, MA, make sure you contact our team. We have educated professionals that are ready to help you.

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5 Key Signs That Your AC is on the Fritz

Monday, May 27th, 2019

air-conditioning-maintenanceIt’s not quite summer yet here in Boston, but we’ve had our fair share of warm weather already. If you’ve turned on your air conditioner and noticed that your air conditioner has had some issues, it’s time for you to schedule air conditioning repair in Boston, MA.

We know that it’s pretty hard to find a great air conditioner technician in the Boston area. That’s why we work hard to ensure that our services are always founded on honesty and integrity. Make sure you come to our team for a great job.  

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4 Great Alternatives to Standard Central Air Conditioning

Monday, May 13th, 2019

woman-feeling-hot-and-trying-to-refresh-in-summertime-heatAre you thinking about upgrading your air conditioner this spring? If you’ve done any research on systems on the market and realized that central air conditioning isn’t for you then you might be a little stressed. Central air conditioning systems dominate the air conditioning market, but they’re not the only way to cool your home.

If you’re looking for excellent HVAC services in Andover, MA and have a smooth sailing summer then make sure you come to the experts at our team first. We can walk you through all the systems available and, more importantly, let you know what’s best for your home. Contact our team today.

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It’s Spring! Time to Maintain Your Air Conditioner

Monday, April 1st, 2019

air-conditioning-servicesNow is winter over? No, not exactly. But it’s never too early to get your air conditioner ready for the balmy Boston summer that’s right around the corner. We find that homeowners are hesitant to schedule maintenance services. We understand why—maintenance services seem unnecessary when your air conditioner shows no sign of trouble. Trust us though, your maintenance services are essential for the overall efficacy of your heating system.

If you’re ready to really prepare your cooling system for the high heat of summer then it’s time for you to contact a professional heating technician from our team. If you have any lingering air conditioning problems from last summer, it’s the right time to rectify these issues. Contact our professional team for air conditioning maintenance in Boston, MA. Our air conditioning maintenance services are thorough and will keep your home comfortable this summer.

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How Dirty Filters Affect Air Conditioners

Monday, August 6th, 2018

The air filter is a lifesaver for your air conditioner, but it’s also one of the biggest inconveniences.man-with-air-conditioning-air-filter

For your AC, it’s essential to keeping dust and dirt out of the sensitive components. For you, it’s another thing to add to your list of reminders. That’s because the air filter will get clogged with dirt, and if you don’t remember to change it regularly, it can cause a whole range of problems that appear more drastic than they really are.

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What a Refrigerant Leak Means for Your AC

Monday, July 9th, 2018

aid-conditioning-coilsWhen you run your air conditioner, does it fail to cool the room? Do you also hear a sound like hissing or gurgling? It might be a refrigerant leak.

In order for your AC to operate properly, it needs to be full of refrigerant at all times. If that refrigerant begins to leak, your AC will no longer be able to cool your home properly.

Above all, it means that your AC needs immediate attention, so make sure to pick up the phone and be ready to call an expert of HVAC in Boston, MA. Other than that, it can also mean a few other things.

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Wow, What Is that Sound Coming from Your AC?

Monday, June 11th, 2018

old-ac-unitYou’re having a cookout in your backyard and suddenly your AC unit begins making a horrible grinding noise. All eyes inevitably turn toward you wanting to know what that’s all about. Or maybe you have guests over for dinner, and horror movie-style squealing and shrieking begins coming out of the AC vents throughout your house. Once again, everyone will look to you as if to ask, “How could you let this happen?” Don’t worry: There are a variety of causes (and cures!) for these noises coming from your AC which we’ll cover below.

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Check for Signs You Need an Air Conditioning Replacement

Monday, May 14th, 2018

air-conditioning-replacementSummer is on the way, and soon enough, temperatures in the area will be soaring. You’re going to need your air conditioner to work as expected for days and weeks on end, and if you have an older system, you may be worried about its ability to reliably get you through until the fall.

If you need a replacement system, now is the time to schedule an installation. Doing so lets you enjoy the full benefits of a new air conditioner, including improved efficiency and iron-clad reliability. It will also prevent you from having to scramble if your old system collapses in the middle of a heat wave. A new system can be installed in the place of the old one reasonably easy and a trained technician can help you find the perfect system for your home. 

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Call an AC Repair Service if You Experience Short Cycling

Monday, April 30th, 2018

install-new-air-conditionerAir conditioning season is just beginning, but soon enough, we’ll be in the grips of another heat wave, and when that happens, you need your air conditioner to work tirelessly for days or even weeks on end. (That’s one of the reasons why we recommend air conditioning maintenance every year: to make sure your system is up to the task.) If your air conditioner experiences problems during the summer, the sooner you can identify the issue and get it treated before the damage spreads. Most signs that you need air conditioning repair are subtle, but occur days or weeks before an actual shutdown. By acting quickly in the face of them, you could spare yourself a lot of grief.

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Tips to Cut Down on Summer Air Conditioning Bills

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

install-new-air-conditionerSpring has officially arrived, and that means summer won’t be far behind. Temperatures in the area can soar into triple digits, accompanied by the kind of humidity that only New England can offer. Your air conditioning system is going to be called into action early and often, and that means your summer cooling bills are going to go way up. But just because they’re higher doesn’t mean they should be any higher than necessary.

There are ways to cut down on summer air conditioning bills. Some of them you may already practice as a matter of course: setting the thermostat to 78 degrees on hot days, for instance, and wearing light clothes and hydrating during the heat of the day.  But there are more significant steps you can take not only for this summer, but for a number of summers to come. Here’s a brief list of ways you and your air conditioning technician can really cut down on those bills.

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