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Why Is My Air Conditioner Short Cycling?

October 7th, 2019

woman-on-couch-with-fanNot sure what we mean by “short cycling?” Well, short cycling is a very common problem that homeowners encounter with their air conditioning in Fort Wayne, IN, and the fact that you don’t know it by name does not mean that you’ve never dealt with—or are not currently dealing with—the problem! Short cycling is one of those issues that actually is quite serious, but which doesn’t result in the immediate breakdown of HVAC equipment.

Given the opportunity, however, short cycling can definitely wind up damaging your air conditioner system or heater—perhaps even irrevocably. So keep the following information in mind, and be sure to let a member of our team know if you’re concerned about short cycling with your air conditioner. The issue may actually have a very simple fix, but it could also be quite serious. That means that you need to take short cycling seriously every time, and not just hope for the best.

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Simple Tips for Boosting HVAC Efficiency

September 23rd, 2019

It is only once you are stuck in an uncomfortable room that you realize how important your HVAC systems are. When it is chilly or very warm outside, it is good to know you have a fully functional system keeping the environment in your house comfortable.

Your HVAC unit plays a vital role in making your home a space that you love. What if there was a way to tell it, “Thank you?”

The best way to show your appreciation to your heating and cooling system is to take care of it. There are a few simple practices that you can incorporate into your regular home maintenance that will also improve the efficiency of your HVAC.

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3 Major Benefits of the HVAC Tune-Up

September 9th, 2019

thumbs-upIf we were to tell you that there is a simple way to keep your HVAC systems in the best working condition, would you be interested? We’re willing to be that the answer is yes, which is why we’re posting this today! The simple fact of the matter is that there is nothing better that you can do for your HVAC systems in Fort Wayne, IN, than scheduling routine HVAC maintenance. Provided, of course, that you work with qualified professionals.

That’s why you want to work with the pros on our staff. Our HomeSavers Club makes it easier than ever to keep up with routine HVAC maintenance that your systems need to succeed, and it offers a few additional benefits over the already outstanding perks that maintenance has to offer. If you have any doubts about just how important maintaining your HVAC system truly is, then today’s post should put them to rest. Reach out with any questions that you have. 

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Is It Time to Replace My Air Conditioner?

August 26th, 2019

AC-techniciansThe days are still warm out there, but it’s fairly safe to say that the most intense heat of the summer season is behind us for the year. Does that mean that you won’t need your AC anymore? Not necessarily. Does that mean that you can wait to handle any major AC issues until next summer? Definitely not! If you’re thinking about an air conditioning replacement in Fort Wayne, IN, then you should probably start thinking more seriously right now!

We understand that an AC replacement is nothing to rush into. We also believe in helping our clients to explore all of their options. Just because something’s gone wrong with your air conditioner doesn’t mean that you need to replace it entirely. This is a major investment we’re talking about here. There does come a time, though, when you have to step back and ask—is my air conditioner still worth repairing? That’s different than can it still be repaired.

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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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