Cooling Unlimited, Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘AC Repair’

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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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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Qualities of a First-Rate HVAC Service

Monday, June 12th, 2017

air-conditioning-repair-serviceWhen trouble arises with your air conditioner, you need to move fast to get it repaired. Laymen should never attempt to repair an air conditioner themselves: it takes training and licensing, and components such as refrigerant can be actively dangerous if handled improperly. Your best bet in the face of trouble is to shut the system down and call in a professional service right away. But how can you tell which one is best suited for you? We have tons of HVAC repair companies in the area? How do you parse the good from the bad, especially in the face of a breakdown that could leave your home as hot as an oven in a matter of hours. Luckily, there are a few telltale signs that separate the merely adequate from the first-rate on this front.

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Do You Need a New Air Conditioner?

Monday, May 8th, 2017

ac-condensing-unitSpring is here, and that means summer will be here in just a few short weeks. If your air conditioner is on its last legs, you may be in need of a new one. If you do, now is the time to replace the old unit. You still have several weeks to do so before the temperatures get too hot, which gives you time to schedule a replacement at your leisure. Contrast that with scrambling in the face of a more serious meltdown in the middle of summer, when you have to rush to get the new system in place.

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Why Does Frost Form on AC Coils?

Monday, April 17th, 2017

If you’ve ever checked your air conditioner, you may have encountered frost or ice forming on the evaporator coils. Laymen don’t tend to worry about it too much. Since air conditioners are supposed to generate cool air, the presence of frost or ice seems normal. Unfortunately, the truth is much different. Not only does frost on the coils constitute a serious problem, it will only grow worse if you let it.

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