Collier's Comfort Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Why You Need to Repair Your AC at the First Sign of Trouble!

Monday, June 1st, 2020

AC-repairAnd by “repair your AC…” we mean you need to call us for the job! All too often, homeowners convince themselves that they don’t really need to have their ACs professionally repaired just yet. After all, it is still up and running. And it’s still cooling the house. Sort of. Not great. But it’s still running. If you start thinking that way, remember that you deserve better—and so does your AC! There is never a situation where waiting it out will benefit you.

Today, we are going to take a look at some of the ways that scheduling AC repairs in Fort Wayne, IN immediately will benefit you and your air conditioning system. There are short term and long term benefits to consider. Just keep in mind that you’ll only reap those benefits if you leave your AC repairs to trained professionals. Even the best systems are going to require repairs from time to time, and working with great technicians is a must.

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It’s Time for AC Maintenance!

Monday, May 18th, 2020

So, springtime has come and almost gone, but you’re planting the last few sprouts of your garden as you complete your final springtime activities. While most homeowners wouldn’t consider “air conditioning maintenance” a springtime activity, we’d beg to differ! The truth is that right now our HVAC systems aren’t being taxed nearly as heavily as they would be during the summer or winter. Not only that, but technicians at companies like ours have less on their busy schedules, which means it’s the perfect time to schedule service.

Maintenance isn’t a service that’s optional. It’s important to schedule a service like AC maintenance in Fort Wayne, IN because of the sheer amount of benefits it provides. If you’re a homeowner in the area and you’re looking for long term opportunities for savings and increased efficiency, then call our team today!

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Is It Time to Replace My Air Conditioner?

Monday, 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?

Monday, 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?

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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It’s Time for Air Conditioning Maintenance

Monday, 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

Monday, 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

Monday, 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?

Monday, 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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