Professional Heating & Air Blog : Archive for October, 2016

Is Your AC Outdated? The Latest Government Info

Monday, October 31st, 2016

It’s been a long and brutal summer here in Walker, LA, marked by high temperatures, catastrophic floods and enough weather-based mayhem to fill an entire decade. We hope that your air conditioner has weathered it all as well as you have. With temperatures falling, now is the time to discuss a government mandate that might affect your unit. If the air conditioner in your home uses R-22 refrigerant, you need to give your friendly service professionals a call immediately.

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Fall Is Here: Time to Get Your Heater Checked

Monday, October 24th, 2016

It’s been a long summer here in Hammond, LA, but temperatures are finally starting to fall as the cooler weather of autumn predominates. Considering everything we’ve been through this summer, it’s more important than ever to schedule a maintenance session for your heating system from a trained technician. Doing so can save you time, money and heartache this heating season.

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Common Water Damage in Air Conditioners

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Water damage has become a pertinent topic of conversation in the Covington, LA area in recent months, with our summer flooding and the news we’ve all seen of Hurricane Matthew in coming months. Our air conditioners are durable and long lasting around here, but water damage is a threat, especially in the face of flooding or even just leaks in the roof. But water damage to air conditioners can come from more than just flooding. Water in the wrong place can short out electrical components, increase friction in moving parts and increase corrosion throughout the system. Here’s a quick breakdown of the ways water can make life tough for your A/C.

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What Constitutes an HVAC Emergency?

Monday, October 10th, 2016

In towns like Springfield, LA, good heating and air conditioning service is vital to a happy household. It goes beyond simple comfort into questions of actual safety. Extremes in temperature — whether high or low — can constitute a danger to your family members, leading to heat stroke, vulnerability to flu bugs and the like. When your HVAC system goes down, you may need it repaired much more quickly than you expect. And if that breakdown occurs after hours or over the weekend, an emergency repair call may be in order. 

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How to Prevent Breakdowns from an Older Air Conditioner

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Late summer is the period when older air conditioners tend to struggle more than they should, and here in Madisonville, LA, “late summer” translates into “any date before Thanksgiving” most years. The weather may be cooling, but that doesn’t mean you’re done with your air conditioner, and with months of daily use already under its belt (to say nothing of the devastating flooding our area suffer through earlier in the year), the chances of a breakdown climb much higher during this part of the year. 

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