Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Your AC Shouldn’t “Just Work”

Monday, April 26th, 2021

When your doctor asks how you’re doing at a routine check-up, do you say, “At least my body works.” While that might lead to an awkward conversation and a few follow-up questions, the point we’re trying to make is that doctors are more inclined to wonder how your body is doing, rather than if it’s just working at all.

The same goes for your air conditioner. Telling a professional from our team that it just “works” so there’s nothing that needs to be done isn’t really good enough anymore. AC systems all over our area are starting to struggle and homeowners don’t think there’s anything wrong with them until they start grinding and shutting down. At that point, it’s usually too late.

So, it’s time to talk about air conditioning repair in Covington, LA. If your system isn’t working the way you want it to, then maybe there’s something our team can do to change that!

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Short Cycling: What’s the Big Deal?

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

We hear this comment a lot in the HVAC industry. We tell homeowners about the terrible problem of short cycling and what it could mean for their air conditioner, but they respond with “it still works, doesn’t it? What’s the big deal?”

Well, not only will we tell you what the big deal is, but we’ll also talk about why this deal is so big. Short cycling can signify a number of different problems occurring in your air conditioner. Some of them can be fixed quickly, and others will, unfortunately, require the entire replacement of the system. Yep, it’s that bad.

If you’ve gotten here because you think your AC is short cycling, and you need air conditioning repair in Hammond, LA, then you’re in the right place. Let’s talk about everything there is to know about short cycling, and make sure you call us if you still need help.

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What’s That Smell Coming From Your AC?

Monday, March 29th, 2021

If you’re confused by that title, then two things could be happening. The first thing is that your air conditioner doesn’t smell like anything, in which you’re probably at a blog post that’s not going to be much help. Or perhaps you’re one of the many homeowners with a bad smell permeating through your house, who don’t realize that this smell is coming from your air conditioner.

Yes, air conditioners can produce a foul odor for some very specific reasons. Before you ignore what we’re going to say and get to work on your system trying to find where that smell is coming from, remember that you could cause serious damage or void your unit’s warranty if you’re not careful. Leave this kind of work to the experts when it comes to HVAC in Covington, LA. We can get to the bottom of why your air conditioner smells this way and provide clear solutions to the problem!

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The Do’s and Don’ts of AC Repair

Monday, March 15th, 2021

Air conditioners aren’t as simple as you might think. Homeowners, especially those DIYers, love to work on their own air conditioning systems because they think owning them makes them qualified to work on them. After all, with the advent of the internet, you’ve probably got access to some great online tutorials that can walk you through some quick repairs, right?

Nope! Even though it technically is your air conditioner, you might not have the equipment, the training, or the expertise to perform a repair. It doesn’t matter if these are small repairs or something major like a whole component replacement. Our team can provide quality air conditioning repair in Hammond, LA at an affordable price that keeps things like your warranty intact.

Steer clear of unrealistic promises and online tutorials that show you being able to do something that might not be safe.

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Here’s What an AC Tune-Up Can Do for You

Monday, September 14th, 2020
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Let’s be honest, you’ve always thought that air conditioning maintenance was optional, right? After all, it’s advertised like that everywhere. You could join our maintenance program, but you don’t have to. We think this is false advertising and a norm that should be changed.

Air conditioning maintenance is optional in the same way that a check-up with the doctor every year is optional. It’s always a good idea and it can be vital in taking care of problems before they really start to cause damage. We want to change the way you think about air conditioning tune-ups in Livingston, LA. We want you to start thinking about this service like the mandatory one it is, rather than some optional service that doesn’t really matter.

We promise that after you hear about the benefits AC maintenance provides, you’ll be on the same page as us!

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Choosing the Right HVAC System for You

Monday, August 31st, 2020
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HVAC units come in all shapes and sizes. It’s up to us, your friendly neighborhood HVAC specialist to talk to you about the different types of systems.

Is your air conditioner in need of replacement? How about replacing it with a central air conditioner! Is your heater also on its way out? Why not invest in a dual-purpose heat pump? If you’re not sure what these terms mean or how to differentiate between the different systems then this post is for you. We’re the pros when it comes to HVAC systems in Madisonville, LA and we’d like to talk to you about the different systems, so we can narrow down which one is right for you.

Keep reading and remember to call us when you need help with your HVAC equipment!

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3 Silent Troublemakers of AC Efficiency

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

Is your air conditioner having trouble? No, there aren’t gremlins bouncing around the interior of your outside cabinet. That would be much louder and probably cause much more damage than what we’re going to talk about. If you’ve got a gremlin problem, you might need an exterminator rather than an HVAC professional.

For those without gremlins that are dealing with air conditioner problems, we’re here to talk about the more sinister issues. When we say sinister, we mean problems that might not be so obvious from a glance.

These types of problems are why it’s so important to call us for air conditioning in Hammond, LA. Contacting a professional at the first sign of a problem is the best way to stop these more insidious issues in their tracks. Keep reading as we get into the details about just how much trouble some of these problems can be!

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3 Important AC Services to Help Avoid Problems

Monday, July 6th, 2020
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When homeowners get their air conditioner installed, the first thought through their mind is usually, “Finally, it’s over!” Kick back, relax, and feel the cool air enter your home as you flip through television channels—you deserve it!

Down the line, though, you’re going to encounter some problems. Air conditioners, just like any other piece of technical equipment, are going to need their fair share of repairs and maintenance. We’ve gone ahead and listed three of the easiest ways homeowners can be proactive in the health and longevity of their air conditioning systems. If you make sure to sign up for these services when the time comes, you’ll be set for the rest of your air conditioner’s life.

Make sure you call us for your air conditioning service in Madisonville, LA. We’ve got the tools and expertise necessary to get the job done right.

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Which Certifications Matter in the AC Industry

Monday, June 22nd, 2020

We mention a lot on this blog about hiring a professional HVAC technician with the right credentials, but sometimes we don’t specify what those credentials are or what they mean. So, in the spirit of staying factual and keeping you in the loop, we’re going to zero in on some of the more notorious HVAC acronyms, talk about what these certifications mean, and advocate for why they’re so important to recognize.

Certifications matter, and more specifically, certain certifications matter more than others. If an amateur technician is willing to do a job for cheaper but the only qualifications they have to show for their expertise is a degree in computer science, then maybe you should reconsider.

Thankfully, all of the certifications we mention below can be found with our team. When you call us for air conditioning service in Mandeville, LA, you get top-notch service.

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High Bills? Here’s Why

Monday, June 8th, 2020
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Air conditioners run for long periods of time during the summer. They don’t just run on magic, in fact, they run on electricity that is paid for ultimately by you! Just like you have to fill up your car every now and then with gasoline, you have to constantly pay for the stream of energy in your air conditioner to perform its job.

That being said, air conditioners aren’t built to consume that much energy. They’re usually manufactured to consume as little energy as possible, depending on the SEER rating of said unit, which can leave you paying only a small amount for quality cooling. The more advanced technology gets, the more efficient our cooling systems become.

If you’re looking for additional ways to save on your air conditioning in Covington, LA then you’re going to have to look at why your bills are so high in the first place. Let’s take a look.

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