It’s Still Spring, So Don’t Delay With AC Maintenance

Monday, May 13th, 2019

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Air conditioning maintenance can be done at any time of the year—but it makes the most sense and does the most good to have it done in the spring. That way, the air conditioning is tuned-up and repaired (if it needs repairs) right before the hot weather arrives. The timing couldn’t be better!

If you haven’t arranged for an AC maintenance appointment with an HVAC technician yet, please do it as soon as you can. Summer and the hot, humid weather is coming up fast.

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Does AC Repair Still Matter in November?

Monday, November 26th, 2018

Your air conditioner probably isn’t running right now, and you may not have to turn it back on except on occasional days for the foreseeable future. After all, it’s late autumn now and the official start of winter is less than a month away—this is what we in the HVAC business called the “heating season,” when furnaces and other heaters do the heaviest of their workload for the year.

But after saying all that, we still assert that air conditioning repair in Haughton, LA still matters, regardless of the season. We’ll explain further below.

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How Old Is “Too Old” for an Air Conditioning System?

Monday, November 12th, 2018

air-conditioning-scrapheapMaking upgrades or full replacements to your air conditioning system are good projects to schedule during fall and even winter. After all, you don’t often need the AC working during these seasons, so you can take time to plan for the best outcome and won’t have to worry about being without a cooling system while the work is done.

You may be considering putting in a new AC, but are uncertain because you don’t know if your current one is old enough to be considered too old. Below, we’ll look at some of the facts about air conditioning system age to help you think about a replacement. For the Bossier City, LA, air conditioning service from professionals that will make the choice much easier, you only have to call us.

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How the High-Efficiency AC Works So Efficiently

Monday, October 15th, 2018

air-conditioner-on-leavesIt’s October, so why are we writing a post about air conditioning? Because there is no better time than the fall to make significant upgrades to your HVAC system, whether it’s the heater or the AC. This is when you’ll find our expert technicians have extra time to help you with installing and maintaining equipment. If you believe your current AC just had its last productive summer of cooling, you’ll find it straightforward arranging for a replacement air conditioning in Bossier City, LA with our team.

We recommend you think about putting in a high-efficiency air conditioner. These systems can save significant amounts of money over their service lives, and most are better at providing even cooling around the house.

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October May Not Let Up With Heat: Look Out for AC Problems

Monday, October 1st, 2018

autumn-backgroundThe Halloween Season is when we can expect the crisper, cooler weather to arrive. But there’s no guarantee we’ll experience this break from the heat all month long. The hot weather can linger far into the fall, so we can’t stress enough that you must keep a watch on your AC system during this period so you won’t end up with an emergency.

Air conditioner burn-out

We’ve addressed this is another recent post, but an air conditioner is at higher risk of failure at the end of the season. August is probably the worst time for this because the system is still running on an almost daily basis. But the stress and strain from all those months of operation are still around in October, so a hot day can end up pushing the system over the edge so it fails. There are times when this can happen without warning, but they’re rare. Usually, an air conditioner approaching a critical failure will show signs:

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Why Go Solar With Your AC? Here Are Some Great Reasons!

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

solar-panel-on-roof-of-homeAlthough we’re approaching the end of the summer, the coming fall is a good time to think about the future of your air conditioning in Benton, LA. When the weather cools and you won’t need to worry about using the AC for comfort each day, you can make plans for upgrading or even replacing it. If this summer seemed like it might be the last for your current air conditioner, or if you’re looking for a system that drains less power and eases the pressure on your monthly budget, then this fall is a good time to go shopping for a new cooling installation.

We encourage you to consider a solar-powered air conditioning system.

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August Can Be Cruel for an AC! Watch for These Problems

Monday, August 20th, 2018

dog-sleeping-on-floorThe dog days of summer are here. Although this saying is based on Greek and Roman constellations—when the star pattern Sirius the Dog is on the horizon—most of us think of it as a time when dogs are panting on porches next to people trying to fan themselves off. Of course, if you have a working air conditioning system in your home, you won’t need to be fanning yourself on the porch, and your dog will probably not need to pant so much.

But August’s dog days can sometimes put air conditioners out of commission. Most ACs run steadily from June onward, so all the accumulated work stress can lead to an air conditioner that’s at a much higher risk of malfunctioning in August. Below are some air conditioning problems to watch for during this late summer period of high heat and humidity. You can call us for the professional air conditioning service in Haughton, LA, that will get your AC back on track.

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Should I Just Replace a Noisy Air Conditioner?

Monday, August 6th, 2018

woman-surprised-by-loud-noiseRattle and whir—an air conditioning system can really turn into a major piece of noise pollution, can’t it? If you dread having to turn on your AC because it sends a racket through your home and disturbs the summer peace, you may have to make a decision about replacing it.

Yes, sometimes you should replace an air conditioner that’s making a lot of noise. But a noisy operation isn’t an automatic reason to scrap an AC. Let’s go a bit deeper into the Case of the Loud Cooling System.

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Why Your AC Is Leaking Water

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

water-lineHave you ever stopped to listen to your home’s air conditioning system as it runs? We recommend doing this occasionally, since it can sometimes identify when there’s a malfunction in it (you don’t want to hear grinding or hissing noises, for example). One sound you’ll occasionally hear that isn’t an indication of a problem is dripping water. Your air conditioner doesn’t use water to cool down the air—only special evaporative coolers do that—but water is a byproduct of how it works.

And where there’s water, there can be water leaks. You might see water dripping from your air conditioner at some point. It usually means the air conditioner must be repaired. We’ll explain why.

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My AC Is Running All the Time—What’s Wrong?

Monday, June 25th, 2018

air-conditioning-compressorWe may joke about how during our hot and humid Louisiana summers the air conditioners have to be running nonstop. Of course, there are cooler spells and evenings when ACs power down, and no air conditioner needs to power the compressor constantly to meet a home’s cooling demands. (At least, not if it was correctly sized for the space when it was installed.)

If you do notice that your air conditioner’s compressor is running constantly rather than cycling down as it’s supposed to, you may have a malfunctioning cooling system. Below we’re going to look at some of the reasons you’ve got a runaway air conditioner.

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