Climate Control Heating & Cooling Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Air Conditioning Issues You Still Might Run Into

Monday, October 1st, 2018

Air-ConditionersCooler temperatures are ahead, but we’re not quite there yet. There are still going to be a few pretty warm days between now and heating season, which means you’re likely still going to use your air conditioner a couple of times over the next few weeks. You should know what to look for when it comes to air conditioner problems while you’re still using your system. You don’t want to have your air conditioner break down, at any time of the year, let alone now. The following are a few of the more common signs that your air conditioner is in some sort of trouble.

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Should I Replace My Air Conditioner Before Next Cooling Season?

Monday, September 17th, 2018

air-conditioner-techWell, folks, we’re finally moving out of summer and into the cooler fall season. You’re probably looking forward to some relief from the heat, but not so fast! You might still have one or two things you need to take care of before cooling season is over. Namely: whether or not to replace your air conditioner ahead of next cooling season. Now, you’re probably saying to yourself “Comfort Bear, you need to lie down. We’re moving into the heating season. I don’t have to worry about my air conditioner until next year!” Trust me, though, there are some good reasons to consider replacing your air conditioner really early. Let’s go over them below.

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Be Careful of These Common Air Conditioner Issues This Summer

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

air-conditioningAir conditioner issues are common during the summer season. All that use puts added strain on the system, and for many air conditioners that’s enough to create new problems or exacerbate old ones. There are things you can do, of course. Scheduling preventive maintenance is one of the best ways to keep your air conditioner in good condition throughout the summer. You could just try going without air conditioning, but even if you aren’t a sentient-HVAC loving bear (you aren’t, are you?) you probably don’t want to spend the entire summer in the heat. Whether you’ve had maintenance done on your air conditioner this year or not, it’s a good idea to keep an eye out for signs that your air conditioner is in need of repairs. That way, you can call for repairs as soon as possible, and limit the damage to your system.

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Air Conditioning Issues That Can Destroy the System

Saturday, August 11th, 2018

Air-Conditioner-ServiceSeeing as how I’m more adapted to polar environments (fur and such), summer is an especially uncomfortable time for me. I rely on my air conditioner to keep me cool and comfortable throughout the summer season, and am especially careful to keep an eye out for any issues that might crop up with the system. There are many different kinds of air conditioning problems, some of which are merely inconvenient, and some of which can completely cripple the system if you aren’t careful. If you want to protect your air conditioner from the various kinds of issues that can afflict it this summer, you need to be aware of the kinds of symptoms such dangerous problems might give off. The following are a few of the different kinds of air conditioning issues that can completely cripple the system if you aren’t careful.

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Odd Air Conditioner Noises and What They Indicate

Monday, July 9th, 2018

outdoor-air-conditioning-unitsSummer is when air conditioners are put under the most strain, which makes them more prone to developing issues of various kinds. Perhaps you scheduled preventive maintenance for your air conditioner, to make sure that it’s in top condition during the summer season. We certainly hope you did, and if not you should do so as soon as possible. Even if you have, though, you should know that there is still a chance for issues of various kinds to develop in the system. One of the most obvious signs that an air conditioner is malfunctioning is if it starts making odd noises during operation. Let’s go over some of the more common sounds that indicate an issue with the air conditioner.

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3 Causes of Low Air Conditioner Output

Monday, June 25th, 2018

clean-air-filterSummer is the time of year when you need to be on the lookout for signs that your air conditioner is in trouble. The system is going to be put under a lot of strain over the next few months, and you may end up paying a lot in repair costs if you aren’t careful. The best way to prevent your air conditioner from developing issues, of course, is to schedule preventive maintenance for it every year. Even so, you need to be careful of signs that the system is in trouble between appointments. One major sign that your air conditioner is experiencing difficulty is low output. Have a look below at some of the causes of low air conditioner output.

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What to Do if Your AC is Frozen Over

Monday, June 11th, 2018

Frozen-ACThere are a lot of different problems your air conditioner might run into over the course of the next few months. One of the more unusual ones, though, is the system apparently freezing over in the middle of a hot day. While it may seem like a good thing to see ice on your air conditioner when it’s running, it’s actually a serious problem that can cause the system to break down. Read on to find out why this actually happens, and what you should do to address it.

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How The R-22 Refrigerant Phase-Out Might Affect Your AC

Monday, May 28th, 2018

air-conditioner-techAre you using an older air conditioning system? Like, older than a decade? If so, now might be a pretty good time to get around to replacing it. Summer is not far off at all, and with certain changes coming for refrigerant used in older air conditioners you may end up paying through the nose for repairs later on if you’re not careful.

Let’s take a look at the phase-out of R-22 refrigerant, what it means for air conditioners that still use the fluid, and why you should consider installing a new system.

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3 Signs You Need a New Air Conditioner

Monday, May 14th, 2018

air-conditioner-techSpring is almost at an end, and summer is on the horizon. If your home isn’t already prepared to deal with the summer heat, now is a pretty good time to get it ready. That might mean scheduling preventive maintenance for your air conditioner to get it in top operating condition, or it could mean replacing it entirely. You don’t want to go into summer with a system you can’t rely on to keep you cool, after all. If you’re not certain whether or not your current air conditioner has the chops to get you through another hot season, read on for some signs that might help you decide.

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Need a New Air Conditioner? Win one here!

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

From now through April 30th, we’re going to be hosting a contest to give away a brand new Amana air conditioner! One lucky Kansas City resident will receive the air conditioner, and have it installed, absolutely free! If you find yourself in need of a new air conditioning system, this is the perfect chance to get what you need. Enter here for your chance to win!

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