Climate Control Heating & Cooling Blog

How Duct Cleaning Improves Your Air Conditioner Efficiency and Indoor Air Quality

August 20th, 2018

duct-cleaningDuct cleaning is not one of those things that homeowners often think about. After all, the ducts are not the flashiest parts of your home. At least, I certainly hope they’re not. Take it from a bear who knows, though, keeping your ducts healthy is just as important as making sure that your air conditioner is functioning properly. After all, they’re two parts of the same system! The ducts serve as the lungs of your home. If they’re not in good shape, your air conditioner won’t be able to cool your home effectively. Poor ducts also have a negative effect on the quality of the air itself. Let’s take a look at why it’s so important to keep your ducts as clean as possible.

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Air Conditioning Issues That Can Destroy the System

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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Climate Control Will Soon Be Providing an HVAC System to a Local Veteran Family!

July 24th, 2018

Climate Control Heating and Cooling Giving back to Veterans

Hi, everyone! Comfort Bear here with some exciting news for veteran families in Kansas City. You could soon be the recipient of a brand new HVAC system! Check out the details below to find out how to enter to win this renovation.

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3 Signs Your Water Heater Needs Replacing

July 23rd, 2018

tank-water-heaterHey, folks! Your friendly neighborhood comfort bear here. From now on, I’ll be taking over as the primary source of blog information for Climate Control on this site. It may seem like a weird choice to have a bear blogging about climate control, but I can assure you that I’m very well qualified. If there’s one thing bears care about, after all, it’s staying comfortable in our environment.

Today, we’re going to be discussing ways that you can tell that your water heater needs replacing. I don’t mind taking ice cold showers, but I’m told that it’s a bit less refreshing for people without fur. So, let’s get right to it!

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Odd Air Conditioner Noises and What They Indicate

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

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

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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Congratulations to the Winner of Our Can’t Bear the Heat Contest: Julie Huff!

June 4th, 2018

We have a winner of our Can’t Bear the Heat Contest! Congratulations to Olathe resident Julie Huff, who has won a free Amana air conditioner unit! If you need a new air conditioner, or just need to get your current air conditioner ready for the summer season, contact us today to schedule an appointment. 

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

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

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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