Wall Heating & Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Try This Handy AC Troubleshooting Checklist

Monday, June 24th, 2024
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Oh, no! Your air conditioner stopped working! You must be in serious need of AC repair. Or are you? Could it be that you’ve got a problem you can resolve yourself, without any training or expertise?

True AC problems must be repaired by someone qualified, for many reasons, including safety and making sure you don’t void your warranty. But sometimes, it only seems like there’s an AC problem. How can you tell the difference? Before you call for air conditioner repair, go through this handy AC troubleshooting checklist. Your problem could be resolved in mere minutes.

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7 Sounds Your Air Conditioner Should NOT Make

Monday, June 10th, 2024
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We often use sight-related phrases in English. “See you later!” “Watch out!” But not everything is actually visual. If we say, “Here are some air conditioner problems to watch for,” or “Look out for these signs that your AC needs repair,” we wouldn’t be pointing you in the right direction. In fact, the first sign of an air conditioner problem is usually a noise. Here are some sounds you don’t want to hear your AC making.

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Prepare Your Home for Air Conditioning Installation

Monday, May 27th, 2024
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Having your old air conditioner replaced is quite the process. First, you have to determine that it’s not worth repairing any longer. Then, you have to decide what sort of system to replace it with and select the specific model. Finally, you must make an appointment to have that system professionally installed.

Done all that? Great! But you’re not finished yet.

The appointment itself can be a bit of a mystery to homeowners who haven’t been through it before, or to folks whose last experience with AC installation was twelve or more years ago. What should you expect? How long will it take? And what can you do to prepare your home for your air conditioning installation? We’ll tell you everything.

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Prompt AC Repair Saves the Day—And Saves You Money

Monday, April 1st, 2024
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As air conditioning season rolls around again, and you need to start running your AC unit, don’t forget to keep an eye and an ear out in case of any problems that might require repair. Often, when an air conditioner first encounters a problem, there will be small but noticeable symptoms. Strange sounds are often an early sign. But homeowners don’t always get repairs right away.

If you think a problem is small, you might not feel that it’s very urgent to have it repaired. But it’s all too easy for a small AC issue to quickly develop into a much bigger one that causes greater inconvenience and is more costly to repair. Let us illustrate for you just how much prompt AC repair can help save you from major hassles and help you to save money.

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Summer Is Done—Is Your AC Done as Well?

Monday, October 2nd, 2023
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Ahhh, the relief of the cooling autumn air. It’s even more of a relief if your air conditioner didn’t cope with this summer’s heat quite as well as it used to. Autumn is the perfect time to evaluate how well your AC performed and consider what you need to do to ensure that you’ll have a cool and comfortable home next summer.

Should you try to keep your air conditioner running for another year? Or is it time to get a new one? We’ve got some tips to help you make that decision.

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Late Summer Problems You May Have With Your AC

Monday, August 21st, 2023
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It’s been a long, hot summer since your air conditioning in Alpharetta, GA got a break! Even if you got maintenance before the start of the season, there’s been a lot of wear and tear going on for the last few months. There are certain issues your air conditioner is more likely to encounter in late summer. Here’s what to keep an eye out for.

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Don’t Forget to Have Your AC Maintained (If You Haven’t Already)

Monday, July 24th, 2023
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It’s easy for things to get away from us as the seasons rush by. Before you know it, summer is half gone and you haven’t gotten AC maintenance done! Should you put it off until next year? Definitely not! There are many reasons to have maintenance done on your air conditioner every single year, even if you didn’t get it done before summer really started. 

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Debunking Several Air Conditioning Myths

Monday, July 10th, 2023
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The average homeowner is not an air conditioning expert, and there’s no reason why everyone should have to be. But if the “facts” you believe about air conditioning are things you learned from other homeowners and not from the experts, they may actually just be myths. Here are some things people mistakenly believe about their AC units, and the truths you should know instead.

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What Does a Frozen Evaporator Coil Mean?

Monday, June 26th, 2023
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Air conditioners are meant to make your home colder. But are they supposed to produce ice? Absolutely not! Ice on your air conditioner is not a good sign. When ice builds up on the evaporator coil of an air conditioner, you have two problems: the issue that caused the ice, and the issues the ice will cause. We’ll explain both, and we’ll tell you exactly what to do about it.

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Should You Go Ductless?

Monday, June 12th, 2023
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Back in the 1970s, it became common for newly-constructed homes to be built with a system of ductwork. This made it possible for these new houses to use the central air conditioners that were becoming so popular. But this is no longer the only option for cooling homes. Although many homes do still use these traditional central AC units, there have been some major innovations in the HVAC industry in the last half-century. Ductless systems are one of the options for air conditioning now, and for many people, they’re the perfect choice. Are they right for you?

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