With winter approaching, is very important to take the proper steps to prepare your air conditioner for the off-season. If you don't properly cover up the condenser unit, you can end up having problems with your AC system. By protecting the condenser unit and giving it a quick cleaning, you can ensure that it is ready to go when the temperature starts to heat up again and you want to use your air conditioner.
Does your circuit breaker trip when your air conditioning system is running? If so, and this phenomenon started recently, you are likely puzzled and worried about whether or not you have a serious electrical or HVAC issue. Perhaps you have been resetting the circuit breaker when it trips; this is something that you need to stop doing immediately, because the breaker may be tripping in response to serious safety issues. The following things should be checked to ensure that they are not the reasons why your circuit breaker and AC do not appear to be harmoniously working together.
Do you live in an area where you consistently need to cool your home but never need to heat it? Instead of having a standard, ducted AC system installed in your new home, consider having a mini-split AC system installed instead. Here's a closer look at what a mini-split AC system is, and why it's such a good choice in homes that need only cooling – no heating. What is a mini-split system?
Are you puzzled as to why your central air conditioning system has to be on for a long time before your house reaches a desirable temperature? Numerous things can go wrong with a central air conditioning system that causes inefficiency. Below, you will discover a list of some of the possible problems that a central air conditioning system might have that leads to inefficient cooling. Air Leaks Out of the Ventilation System
If you are planning on overhauling your air conditioning in the near future, then you have a couple of decisions to make. You might think that a central air conditioner is your only choice, but there is actually a pretty big variety out there. One of your options is to get a window-based air conditioner. What is a window-based air conditioner? Although you might have seen one of these before, you might not understand exactly how they work.
My name is Maura, and I am certified in HVAC installation and repair. I have many clients who call me in a panic because they have turned on their air conditioners and nothing has happened. Your air conditioning technician will get to you as soon as possible, but there are some steps you can take while you are waiting. You might just find that you are able to fix the problem on your own, although you will still want to have a professional assess the situation. In this blog I will take you through some common reasons your air conditioner might not be working and show you some easy temporary solutions.