Professional Heating & Air Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Maintenance’

Air Conditioning Service Helps Lower the Risk of Repairs

Monday, April 16th, 2018

air-conditioning-maintenanceSummers come early and stay late in our neck of the woods, and when the temperatures start to rise, your air conditioner is as vital to your home as the electricity or the plumbing. Breakdowns, when they come, tend to arrive at the least opportune time, and often leave you scrambling to get the problem fixed in the midst of a dreadful heat wave.

Our team moves swiftly and can respond to repair calls very quickly when they’re needed. But we also believe that an ounce of prevention beats a pound of cure. An air conditioning service session now, before summer heat has really begun, can help lower the risk of repairs.

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Air Conditioning Service Helps You Stay Prepared

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

air-conditioning-ventWe’re in the off-season when it comes to air conditioning, and while the weather rarely gets cold here in Lousiana, it’s as mild in January as it will be all year. That makes now an excellent time to get your air conditioner checked and make any adjustments you need to before you must use it again. Warm weather seems to arrive earlier every year, but if you’ve made the proper preparations, you can make sure that your air conditioner is ready to handle anything.

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Winter is a Good Time to Schedule Air Conditioning Service

Monday, December 25th, 2017

air-conditioning-maintenanceAir conditioners rarely have a real off-season here in Louisiana, and there’s always the chance that an unexpected heat wave will bring it into service again.  By and large, however, winter temperatures are mild, which means it’s a good time to give your air conditioner a close look. Considering how often we use ours in this part of the world, it pays to schedule servicing sessions at least once a year, and if it’s been more than 12 months since you last one, now is the perfect time to set one up. What is a servicing session and why should you schedule one? Read on for the answers.

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Air Conditioning Service Can Prevent Repairs Further Down the Road

Monday, October 30th, 2017

air-conditioning-servicesAutumn means cooler temperatures, even here in Lousiana, and that means that your air conditioner can finally take a break after a long hot summer. It also means that you should schedule a maintenance session for your air conditioner as soon as possible. Maintenance most closely resembles a tune-up on your car: it’s a chance for a trained technician to check for possible problems and let you get an early jump on them should any crop up. The aim is to help save you money in improved efficiency, but also to help prevent repairs further down the road. Here’s a little breakdown on how that works.

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Common Signs that You Need Air Conditioning Repair

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

air-conditioning-repairWith high temperatures slowly abating and Louisiana coming out from under a devastating hurricane season, now is the time to take a close look at your air conditioner and determine if it needs any repairs. Even in situations where your home was spared the ravages of the weather, most air conditioners have been running for months on end without any sign of respite. That can take its toll and the sooner you address any problems the system may have, the better off you’ll be.

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Timely Air Conditioning Service Can Make a Big Difference

Monday, September 18th, 2017

air-conditioning-repairMost people in Louisiana are still assessing the damage caused by the unprecedented weather we’ve experienced in recent weeks. That comes on top of the arrival of autumn, which usually signals a time to get your air conditioner serviced. Proper servicing is all the more important this year: it keeps your air conditioner functioning, which is vital to maintaining your home’s comfort level and the health of your family members. The sooner you can schedule timely air conditioning service, the better off your home will be.

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Have You Scheduled Air Conditioning Maintenance Yet?

Monday, May 15th, 2017

air-conditioning-maintenanceSpring is here and summer will be on its way before too much longer. If you’re not using your air conditioner every day by now, you soon will be. Now is the time to schedule a maintenance session for your system, especially if it’s been 12 months or more since the last one. Doing so can pay dividends not only for the summer to come, but for a number of summers in the future.

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Why Is There Frost on My AC Coils?

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Summer comes earlier and earlier every year, and that means your air conditioner is likely going to be put to the test every day. When trouble arises, you need to be ready for it, and one common sign of trouble is frost or ice forming on the air conditioner’s coils. At first glance, it may not seem like much. After all, aren’t air conditioners supposed to be cold? But in point of fact, frost on the coils represents a significant problem and needs to be addressed by a professional before your air conditioner runs for too much longer.

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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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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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