Collier's Comfort Blog: Posts Tagged ‘air conditioner’

Why Is My Air Conditioner Short Cycling?

Monday, 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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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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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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Is a Heat Pump the Right AC for Me?

Monday, 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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