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Signs That It’s Time to Go Ductless!

Monday, September 6th, 2021

woman-sitting-on-couch-turning-on-ductless-air-handler-with-remoteAs we come to the official end of summer, it can be really easy to dismiss your cooling system needs. While it stays warmer longer in our part of the country than in others, it’s still only natural to look forward to when you can start using your air conditioner less and less. But what if you need AC repair in Dacula, GAOr what if AC repair isn’t going to cut it and it’s actually time to replace the system altogether?

A trained and experienced HVAC professional, such as a member of our team, can help you make an educated decision about this. But if you are considering replacing your air conditioner this year, and/or your heater, then you’ve come across the right blog post. It may very well be time for you to think about going ductless. There are many reasons to do so. Read on to learn what they are!

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Pay Attention to These Signs of an AC in Disrepair

Monday, July 26th, 2021

animated-checklist-on-clipboardHave you ever noticed that your air conditioner doesn’t seem to be working quite right? Maybe you’re tempted to put off calling for repairs. If your air conditioner is still running, just not as well as it could be, this is understandable. You want to save your summer vacation money, after all! But unfortunately, delaying repairs could leave you with an even costlier problem, and potentially even the need for premature system replacement.

We encourage our customers to take care of their air conditioning systems as soon as they realize they need repairs. But how do you know when this might be the case? We ask this knowing that you are probably not an air conditioning expert–that’s our job! However, it’s a good idea to know the basics, and to know the signs that you just may have an air conditioner in disrepair. Read on to learn what they are!

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3 Sounds You Should Never Hear from Your Air Conditioner

Tuesday, June 1st, 2021

checklist-with-red-markerAir conditioners are very complex pieces of equipment, with a number of components and actions that make them work flawlessly. But just like any other home appliance, they are subject to natural wear and tear. There’s no avoiding that at some point, you’ll need a repair. In fact, you can expect to need a repair every couple of years or so as parts wear out.

Of course, you can fend off the most urgent and harmful repair needs with routine maintenance. Professional maintenance allows our technicians to fully inspect, clean, and adjust the components that need it. During the inspection part of this process, we look for anything that does need repair so we can alert you to it right away. This way, it has less of a chance to grow into something bigger and lead to a breakdown.

Maintenance isn’t the only way to detect repair needs, however! It’s important that you know the everyday sounds that your air conditioner makes. This way, when it makes an unusual noise, you’ll know that something is amiss. What noises are we talking about? Read on!

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How to Pay Less for More Comfort This Summer

Monday, May 3rd, 2021

woman-looking-comfortable-on-couchSummertime is just around the corner, and with that summer season comes the heat and humidity that we all know very well. So well in fact, that it doesn’t have to be summer to have summertime temperatures. So, you need your air conditioner to be prepared. After all, don’t you want it to operate as efficiently and effectively as possible this year?

Hopefully, you’ve already had or at least scheduled your spring AC maintenance appointment, which allows our technicians to fully service your AC system to ensure good operation. It’s not too late to schedule this if not! In the meantime, there are even more things you can do in addition to maintenance that can help the system work more efficiently. Keep reading as we uncover how to improve efficiency, and therefore pay less for more comfort.

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AC Tune-Up Time: It’s Never Too Late

Monday, July 27th, 2020

two-techs-working-on-ac-outdoor-unitDid you have air conditioning maintenance this past spring? If not, you may think it’s too late. After all, just about any professional HVAC technician will tell you its best to have this service done then (our team included). The reason for this is because it’s before you actually need your system the most.

But, that doesn’t mean it’s ever too late for your AC maintenance. We’d rather have you schedule it “late” than not at all. Your air conditioner and your utility bills will benefit from this. The only time it’s “too late” for AC maintenance is if it’s completely broken down and is beyond repair. But an annual AC tune-up (or biannual, if you have a heat pump) will help prevent those repairs, plus offer the following benefits:

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What to Do When Your AC Won’t Cool

Monday, May 4th, 2020

vent-low-on-wallThis is something we’ve talked about before on our blog, but it’s worth bringing up again, since it’s a problem we get called about each year.

When it comes to finding out what’s wrong with your struggling air conditioner, you’ll need the assistance of trained professional. We understand how essential it is that your broken down air conditioner be repaired right away!

Ideally, you’ll have already had your maintenance session done this year, but if you’re reading this blog post, you either skipped this service or didn’t take care of recommended repairs. So, what should you do now? Read on to find out!

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Beware These Sounds from Your AC

Monday, April 20th, 2020

woman-covering-her-earsWere you aware that summer is the most likely time for your air conditioner to call it quits, or at least start developing problems? It makes a lot of sense, honestly. The system is getting much heavier use than it would in the spring or fall. And all appliances accumulate wear and tear over the years.

Fortunately, you can usually avoid nasty surprise repair needs or sudden cooling system breakdowns, with routine professional tune-ups. These maintenance sessions give our professionals the chance to discover any signs of malfunction or pending repair needs. It also gives us the opportunity to clean out the system and ensure it is operating as it should.

Even if you are diligent about maintenance, though, it’s always smart to be aware of the sounds you should not hear coming from your air conditioning system. The following sounds each indicate that something is amiss within your cooling system.

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How to Prep Your AC for the Off Season

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

An air conditioner unit outside a brick home in a residential neighborhood. The air conditioner is in a back yard in the hot summer season. Service industry, working class.You may still be using your air conditioner a little bit here and there, since fall can certainly pull out unexpected heat waves. But in the coming weeks, we’ll be just about ready to turn off our AC system in favor of our heaters, until next spring.

We do want to mention how important HVAC maintenance is, both for your heating system and your air conditioner. Heating system maintenance is typically recommended around this time of the year, while AC tune-ups are recommended in the spring, before you’ll need your system for the long term.

But aside from maintenance, there are other things you can to do to care for your HVAC system, and prevent Snellville AC repair and heating repair. For instance, did you not that if you just shut off your AC and leave it until you need it again, it can accumulate damage over the winter that can jeopardize its functionality and efficiency? Our community might not get as chilly as other parts of the country this winter, but winterizing your AC system is still important.

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Don’t Ignore Those Funny Cooling System Noises

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

woman covering her ears, on a white backgroundWhen you live somewhere as consistently warm through the summer season as we do, it goes without saying that using your air conditioner on a daily basis is much needed. Since summer has officially begun and the peak of the hotter temperatures is still ahead, it’s important to keep an eye (and ear) out for any potential problems, especially since the need for AC repair in Lawrenceville typically rises this time of year.

So, what are some common signs that you’re even having problems with your air conditioning system? A blaring indication is strange and/or unfamiliar noises coming from said system. There are a few noises in particular that you never want to ignore, which we’ve highlighted below.

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