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

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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These AC Noises Mean Trouble

Monday, May 15th, 2023
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What in the world is that noise? Is that your air conditioner? You know it shouldn’t be making that sound, right? Well, never fear. We’re here to help. Your air conditioner doesn’t have many options for letting you know that something is wrong, but it certainly can make noise. If you’re hearing something funny or unexpected from your AC unit, check this handy list to find out why it might be doing that. 

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Why a Refrigerant Leak Means You Need Repairs

Monday, April 17th, 2023
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While there are many critical components in an air conditioner, it is the refrigerant itself which does the job of absorbing heat from inside your home and carrying it outside to be released. Your AC unit was manufactured with all the refrigerant it should need for its entire lifetime. It doesn’t need to be refilled … unless you have a refrigerant leak. 

How do refrigerant leaks happen? How can you tell if your AC’s refrigerant is leaking? And what needs to be done about it? Here’s all the information you need.

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5 Reasons to Book an AC Tune-Up Today

Monday, April 3rd, 2023
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Ahhh, spring in Georgia! Is there anything lovelier? But don’t forget that it’s also a warning sign: summer is coming, and you’ll soon be getting overheated. How can you be sure that your air conditioner is in peak condition for the hot months ahead? By getting a tune-up, of course. Here are 5 reasons why scheduling AC maintenance in Monroe, GA should be at the top of your springtime to-do list.

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Surprising Causes of Problems With Your AC

Monday, March 6th, 2023
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We see air conditioner troubles every day. Some of them are quite common, and no one is surprised. Others can come as quite a surprise to the customer, and sometimes even to the technician. But no matter what the problem is, and no matter how it was caused, you deserve to have your home at a comfortable temperature and we want to help you get it there.

Here are some of the less common air conditioning issues that we sometimes run into. How surprised would you be to discover these?

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