Hometown Heating and Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Services’

Was This Summer Your AC System’s Last?

Monday, October 11th, 2021

How comfortable were you this summer? Really think about it. Yes, when we are going outside and spending time in the heat, we expect to be hot but the same shouldn’t apply to when we are in our homes. If you found yourself struggling to stay cool over the past several months it likely means you need an air conditioning service in Pleasant Hill, CA.

If you had an especially uncomfortable summer, it may mean that you need to call about a system replacement, rather than the usual repair. Let’s look at the signs that will let you know your AC has seen its last summer.

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Noises You Never Want to Hear from Your AC

Monday, July 19th, 2021

Do you remember the Jetsons cartoons? The futuristic family who had everything automated? They probably had an air conditioner that could talk to them and tell them when something was wrong, reporting back on what to do about it and how much longer their air conditioner would last with this problem.

While that’s not our current reality, and the Jetsons probably missed a lot of what would and will be possible this decade, your air conditioner does try to tell you when something is wrong. But it’s up to us to listen. Read on as we uncover some of the sounds your air conditioner might make when something is amiss, and then give us a call to fix it.

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What’s Wrong with a Short-Cycling Air Conditioner?

Monday, June 22nd, 2020

One of the most common, and most frustrating, problems for an AC system is short-cycling. This problem is both a symptom of a repair need and the cause of further issues. Although sometimes there is a simple fix such as changing your air filter, in many cases short-cycling requires a much bigger repair, and the best thing you can do is contact an HVAC professional.

After all, unless short-cycling is resolved, it will eventually lead to an early demise for your air conditioner, and will waste a lot of energy until then.

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Common Cooling Efficiency Mistakes

Monday, May 25th, 2020

When it comes to keeping your home comfortable, it makes sense that you’d like to do so as efficiently as possible. After all, who wants to pay more than necessary to keep their home at a reasonable temperature during the summer?

However, there are a number of mistakes homeowners often make regarding their AC use, and it actually works against them. Many folks believe these myths because they have been told they can save money when the contrary is true. Read on as we uncover some of the most common cooling efficiency mistakes.

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Yes, You Need a Pro for Your Air Conditioner Installation

Monday, May 11th, 2020

One of the questions that many homeowners have about air conditioners is whether they can install one on their own.

Sure, if it’s a window unit or portable system!

The fact is, there are some intricate steps involved with an air conditioning installation, and if any of these steps are done incorrectly or hastily, it could lead to problems later on. Overall, AC systems are complex, and require a trained and experienced professional to manage.

We understand the sense of urgency though. If you’ve found yourself in need of a new air conditioner this time of the year—when temperatures are beginning to rise. If you’re shopping for one right now it means you need it now. But the thing is, rushing into a purchase like this can leave you sacrificing your comfort and cooling performance. Read on as we uncover a few reasons you need a professional for your installation.

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