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Is It Time to Schedule AC Repairs?

August 12th, 2019

home-dehumidifiersA broken air conditioner is certainly not something you want, especially during a hot summer day! An AC in disrepair can spell all sorts of trouble for your comfort and your wallet, so what do you do? Why, you call for air conditioning service in Fort Wayne, IN of course!

In order to call for repairs, however, you must first learn to recognize the signs of trouble. Therefore, we have listed some of the most common signs that suggest your air conditioner is on the fritz. All you’ve got to do is keep reading below to find out more.

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Do I Have a Refrigerant Leak?

July 29th, 2019

man-desk-fanIf there is one problem that homeowners really don’t want to encounter with their air conditioning systems, it is the refrigerant leak. Of course, not every homeowner is aware of this! Considering just how vital a role refrigerant plays in your air conditioning system, it should go without saying that a refrigerant leak is a major point of concern. Not sure precisely what we’re talking about? That’s fine, because it’s the focus of today’s post!

Before we go any further, let us clarify that we are not out to alarm you for no reason. Just because you experience some of the symptoms that we mention in this post does not mean that you definitely have a refrigerant leak—and that’s precisely the point. It takes a trained professional not just to resolve refrigerant leak issues, but to diagnose them accurately to begin with. When it comes to problems with air conditioning in Fort Wayne, IN, ours is the team that you want to work with.

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Your AC Really Needs a Fresh Air Filter

July 15th, 2019

man-with-filterEveryone wants to enjoy a great performance from their home cooling systems during the hottest days of summer. How do you get that level of performance quality? By scheduling your AC installation with qualified professionals, enrolling in our HomeSavers Club for your routine maintenance needs, and getting out ahead of any necessary air conditioning repairs in Fort Wayne, IN. There’s one step that is missing from that nearly-complete list, though.

That step is changing your air filter. We know, we know. It sounds like a relatively minor point.  It sounds like something we should handle during maintenance. And we do. However, changing your air filter once a year simply is not enough. Typically, these filters need to be changed every 1-3 months, though a lot of different factors can affect your specific timeframe.  These filters are cheap and they’re easy to get in place, and they can really help to keep some serious problems with your air conditioner at bay.

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Is a Heat Pump the Right AC for Me?

July 1st, 2019

hot-and-coldThat depends. Do you value versatility and efficiency in the systems that you use in your home? If your answer is something along the lines “Yes, obviously!” then a heat pump is obviously a system that you should consider. Is it definitely going to be the right choice for every home and every homeowner? No, of course not. If there were an air conditioning system that were right for everyone, then there wouldn’t be so many options to consider.

Today, we’re going to explore the benefits of heat pumps, as well as how it is that they work and what sets them apart from other air conditioning systems. If you have any questions or if you think that a heat pump might be the right air conditioner for your home, just give us a call. Our team is happy to help you cool your home with the outstanding results that you deserve. So schedule your AC services in Fort Wayne with us!

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It’s Time for Air Conditioning Maintenance

June 17th, 2019

AC-unitAt some point, you are going to need professional air conditioning repair in Fort Wayne, IN. When that time comes, you want to work with skilled professionals that will get the job done right the first time, every time. That is why you want to schedule your AC repairs with us. Given that, we do understand that you want to keep your repairs as minor and infrequent as possible. The key to this is scheduling routine air conditioning maintenance.

The benefits of regular, professional air conditioning maintenance cannot be overstated. In today’s post, we are going to cover why it is that you absolutely owe it to yourself and to your AC to schedule maintenance with our team. Our HomeSaver’s Club makes maintenance even easier and even more beneficial than you’d imagined.  So read on, and remember that you rely on your AC way too much to take any chances with its condition or overall performance quality.

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AC Not Working? Low Airflow Could Be the Cause

June 3rd, 2019

air-filterDoes it feel like your air conditioner isn’t cooling down your home as well as it used to? If it sounds like your air conditioner is working as it should, yet, it’s taking longer to cool the home (and your cooling bill is gradually rising), then you might have an airflow problem on your hands.

There are several potential causes of airflow problems in your AC. An expert in air conditioning in Fort Wayne, IN can pinpoint the cause for you, but we’ll do our best to give you an idea of what the issue could be.

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Want to Avoid AC Troubles? Here’s What NOT to Do

May 20th, 2019

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There’s no shortage of air conditioners questions about what should be done to lower cooling bills, to prevent repairs, and to ensure that it lasts for years and years.

But sometimes, the best way to answer a question is by saying what you shouldn’t do. In this post, we’ll do just that by telling you what not to do to avoid AC problems.

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What Does it Mean to Size an HVAC System?

May 6th, 2019

technicianWhen you hear HVAC technicians refer to “sizing” an air conditioner or heater, they’re not talking about how the unit will fit inside of your home. While that’s certainly part of their expertise and something they should take great care in doing, what this terminology actually refers to is the unit’s output.

It’s going to take a very particular amount of power to sufficiently warm or cool your home. Too much power is bad, and so is too little. We’ll explain the specifics down below, as well as what your options are if your system turns out to be the wrong size.

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Watch Out for These Too Simple Furnace Issues

April 22nd, 2019

frustrated-manWhen anyone tells us they’re having an issue with their furnace, the very first thing we do is tell them to change the air filter! The air filter is crucial to your furnace’s operation, and if it’s clogged up with too much dust, it can cause a whole range of issues.

But what if the air filter isn’t to blame this time? Well, there are plenty of other simple reasons that your furnace may not be performing properly. Some of these issues can be resolved by the homeowner, but if you ever feel like you’re in over your head, don’t hesitate to contact us.

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What Does the Blower Do in a Furnace?

April 8th, 2019

blue-question-markIf you’ve heard much talk about furnaces and their components, you’ve undoubtedly heard about the “blower.” The blower is one of the essential components of the furnace, so we’ll tell you what it is, how it works, and what to expect if it develops problems.

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