What to do About a Rusty Air Conditioner

October 1, 2019

Your air conditioner was designed to withstand rain, wind, ice, and sunshine. However, your unit can still develop rust over its lifetime. If you’re noticing rust, that might be a sign of serious trouble for your system. Here’s what to do with that rusty AC unit in your home. Are There Any Dangers? Rust can happen in all areas of the United States. However, it’s more common in coastal areas. When the salt air settles in your unit, the corrosion process begins. If you ignore the rust and allow it to continue to corrode, your warranty might even be voided...

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3 Cooling System Myths

August 25, 2019

When a cooling system is working properly, it can keep a home at a comfortable temperature inside no matter what the temperature is outside. However, it is important to be able to separate fact from fiction when it comes to keeping the AC in good condition. Let’s go over a few common cooling system myths that you should feel free to disregard. 1. Maintenance Means Changing the Air Filter While changing an air conditioner’s air filter is an important part of keeping it in good shape, it is not the only task that needs to be completed. In addition, you...

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A Guide to Fixing Hot Spots in Your Home

August 15, 2019

A hot spot is an area in your home that remains warm even when your air conditioner is running. This annoying phenomenon may cause you to avoid using that part of your living space. Fortunately, you can determine the cause of the hot spot and remedy the situation so that your entire home has a uniform temperature. Let’s look at four potential fixes for your hot spot. Account for the Effect of The Sun If your home is exposed to the sun for any part of the day, certain areas could naturally get a few degrees warmer. If you turn...

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Your Guide to Keeping Your Older Home Cool

August 5, 2019

Older homes have a reputation for being less airtight and energy efficient than new houses. However, this does not mean it’s impossible to keep an old residence cool. Here are some tips for keeping temperatures down in your older home all summer long. Update and Service Your Equipment A big problem with older homes is that the HVAC unit and ductwork may be very old. Older equipment usually does not run as well, so you might be using a lot of power without actually getting any cooling. If your AC system is more than 10 to 15 years old, it...

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5 Reasons for AC Airflow Problems

July 20, 2019

Airflow issues are a common AC problem for residents in the Dallas/Fort Worth region. They are usually present if you notice pressure imbalances, uneven hot and cold spots in your home, or weak air output. Taking care of these issues in a timely manner is a good way to avoid compressor failure and help your home stay cool throughout the summer. 1. Debris on the Condenser Unit The condenser unit of your AC system is exposed to the elements because it sits outside of the unit. You should check to make sure that there is not any yard debris blocking...

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How HVAC Is More Than Air Conditioning

May 22, 2019

We make many service calls at during the hot Dallas/Fort Worth cooling season. If there is a problem with your air conditioning system, you know that it needs to be fixed quickly. Homes and businesses can get very uncomfortable when the AC breaks down. The technicians that come out can do more than work with air conditioners. They have been trained in the broad scope of climate control technology known as HVAC. What’s the difference between the two? Air Conditioning Systems: Keeping Things Cool An air conditioning system has one primary purpose: to keep things cooler in the warmer months...

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3 Reasons You Need to Choose a Professional AC Company

May 2, 2019

If your air conditioning unit is not working, it may be tempting to try and repair it by yourself, but you should really leave those repairs to a professional AC company. Here are three reasons you need to hire a professional company for all your AC repairs and projects. 1. Professionals Are Properly Trained If you go to the website of a trustworthy air conditioning company, you can see their certifications. A company should have NATE-certified technicians. This qualification guarantees that your technician is knowledgeable about cooling industry standards. A cooling system is complex, and someone without training should not...

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