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Does Your AC Need to Retire?

June 29th, 2020
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This is not the season to find out that the air conditioner that has served your home for years has given up the ghost. However, all too many people encounter a system that is in need of retirement right when they need its cooling comfort the most. If you have recently noticed your AC isn’t up to the task like usual, you aren’t alone.

Check out these indicators that your AC needs to be replaced so you can be prepared for the switch ahead of time.

If your air conditioner needs to be replaced, you will want to get this service taken care of ASAP so you can enjoy the benefit of having an effective and efficient cooling unit again. But maybe you are worried that you might be jumping the gun and replacing an AC that just needs repairs. We want to help.

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Why Only Professionals Should Be Allowed to Service Your AC

June 15th, 2020

When your air conditioner starts to stutter and struggle to do its job, it means you likely need an AC repair service. All too often though we have arrived at a home after someone has tried to resolve this issue using an amateur’s services or a DIY solution. We want to let you know that this route never pays off–you should always reach out to a professional HVAC contractor in Decatur.

If you have a question about why professional HVAC work is always worth it we are happy to answer your queries. You should know exactly why it is better to have a professional perform your system repairs.

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How Is My AC Supposed To Work?

June 1st, 2020
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Your air conditioner is an important part of your home. While it may not be something that provides you with a meal or offer you a cushioned place to read, it makes those activities a lot better simply by keeping you cool. Imagine how uncomfortable curling up with a book would be without a source of cool air!

Yes, your AC is important and it is also a complicated system. Most people think of the operation of their unit in terms of “if it works it works” and leave it at that. Now, we don’t want to get into too much detail but we do want to give you a quick overview of how your AC does what it does so you can have a better idea of what to look for when it isn’t operating quite right.

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5 Sounds That Indicate You Need AC Repairs

May 18th, 2020
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There are sounds that you enjoy hearing during the summer season: kids splashing in the pool, food cooking on the grill, the music of crickets, and the steady hum of your air conditioner.

Along with this, there are sounds you definitely don’t want to hear during the summer. For example, if you walk outside to do some gardening and notice that your air conditioner’s outdoor unit is emitting a particularly awful screeching noise, it is going to be an event that ruins your day for a couple of reasons: one, that noise is irksome and two, it means you need to schedule an AC repair in Buford before your system breaks down.

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Why Consider Upgrading to an Inverter AC

May 4th, 2020
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Your air conditioning system comes in handy in the effort to keep you comfortable for a large part of the year. When you AC comes to the end of its lifespan, it probably goes without saying that you are going to jump on the need to get it replaced as soon as you realize you might be without a cooling system during the next heatwave.

Before you opt to have a system that is similar to your previous one, you may want to consider choosing a unit that offers you a bit of a comfort and energy efficiency upgrade. Yes, modern AC units are going to be increasingly efficient, but at the same time, an inverter AC is going to offer you yet another step up in terms of energy use.

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Are Your Ducts Causing Cooling Problems?

April 20th, 2020

It is always a good idea to plan ahead, whether that is for school, work, or just things you need to get done around the house. One thing that you will want to be thinking about ahead of time is the operation of your Buford, GA air conditioning system.

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Now is the perfect time to start thinking about what, if anything, might need to be adjusting or fixed for your AC system, before it causes problems for your home comfort in summertime. One thing that you should be checking on that is going to seriously impact your home environment is your ductwork.

Your ducts play a vital role in the operation of your air conditioning, and your heating too if you have a furnace. If either of these systems has been struggling, you may want to check to see if your ducts are the source of the problem.

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3 Potential Repairs for Your Central AC System

April 6th, 2020
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As the temperatures start to rise in Georgia, it is reassuring to know that you have a working and reliable air conditioner that will keep you comfortable. The question is, however, are you sure that your AC is actually going to be as reliable as you believe it will be?

If you skipped your maintenance appointment last spring or you didn’t have your technician come by to check on your system at the end of the cooling season, you may have an air conditioning unit that has a repair need that you don’t know about. And this can be problematic because you might become uncomfortably aware of that repair need at the worst possible time. As you prepare to switch from heating to cooling your home, be aware of some of the potential repairs you may need and how to identify them before your system breaks down in the middle of July.

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Can I Still Fix a Refrigerant Leak?

March 23rd, 2020
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Spring is here, which means summer is fast approaching. Whether you have taken time to think about it or not, you should be turning your mind to mull over the condition of your AC unit. While there are still clouds and rain around Buford, we all know how quickly the weather and shift to warmth and humidity.

Now is the best time to have a professional out to your home to give your air conditioning system a good once over. This will allow them to look for any potential areas that need to be tuned up or even alert you to any incoming needs for AC repair in Buford, GA.

One such potential problem that you would want to be aware of ahead of time is a refrigerant leak.

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Ducted or Ductless: Which AC System is Best for You?

March 9th, 2020
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That’s it! Last summer was the last season that you are going to sweat through while trying to achieve comfort through a window AC unit. You are done with this system and you are going to reach out for AC installation in Buford…as soon as you decide on what type of new system you want to install.

Not sure whether you should invest in ducts or not? Let us help by providing you with some helpful information.

There are so many air conditioning systems on the market nowadays and you have a lot to choose from in terms of efficiency and power. However, one choice that you can decide on early that will help you narrow the field is whether you want a ducted or ductless system.

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Time To Check on Your AC System

February 24th, 2020
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Lately, the weather hasn’t exactly been warm so you haven’t been thinking about your air conditioning system all that much. If anything you might be looking forward to a day of high temperatures and iced tea. But before we reach that sweltering season, we want to make sure that your HVAC system, specifically your AC, is ready for what is to come.

Now is actually the perfect time to look into getting your air conditioner into fighting shape. After all, what better time to get a system worked on than when you don’t need it!

If you aren’t 100% sure about scheduling a check-up for your AC unit, we want to give you some information on why opting for early maintenance and repairs benefits you.

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