American Comfort Heating and Cooling Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Benefits of End-of-Season AC Maintenance

Monday, September 4th, 2023

As summer winds down to a close and fall beckons with cooler temperatures and shorter days, you may be thinking that you’ll soon be able to forget about your air conditioner. However, an unexpected bout of scorching weather after Labor Day is something we’re certainly used to here in Georgia.

If you didn’t schedule air conditioning maintenance this year, you may be surprised to hear us tell you that now is a great time to do so. Sure, before you start using your AC in the spring is the absolute ideal time, but fall is a good time to get it done. Here are some benefits of end-of-season AC maintenance.

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Central AC or Mini Split for AC Replacement?

Monday, July 24th, 2023

The heat and humidity we experience in Georgia are no joke. When it’s time for AC replacement, the first thing that probably comes to mind is a central air conditioning system. It’s understandable. These systems are tried-and-true methods of cooling down your home.

However, if you’ve done any research on new air conditioning systems, you’ve undoubtedly read about heat pumps and mini splits. A mini split is actually a ductless version of a heat pump. That means it doesn’t rely on ductwork to deliver the conditioned air to your home.

There are many pros and cons to both central air conditioners and ductless mini splits. Let’s go over these so you can truly make the best choice for your home comfort.

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5 Signs You Need AC Repair Pronto

Monday, July 10th, 2023

We’re well into summer and by now, you should have a good idea of how your air conditioner is performing. How would you rate its ability to keep your home comfortable so far? Does it get an A+ or is it failing miserably?

When it comes to the head and humidity of a Georgia summer, your AC doesn’t get an A for effort. If you’re AC isn’t keeping your home cool and the humidity low, it’s time to call us for AC repair. Let’s go over 5 AC issues and what could be causing them.

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What Is an Inverter Air Conditioner?

Monday, June 26th, 2023
a temperature gauge showing just the right temperature

Central air conditioners are a traditional type of HVAC system that continues to endure in popularity. Not only have they been around for a long time, but they’ve also come a long way in terms of the technology they use. Despite the popularity of heat pumps, central ACs are still a tried-and-true method of cooling for many homeowners who are reluctant to make the switch. 

Not all of the technological advancements are happening with heat pumps. Central ACs have new features too that make them more eco-friendly. One of these advancements is the creation of inverter air conditioners. They have the ability to help you save money, decrease your carbon footprint, and impress your friends and neighbors with their energy efficiency. 

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Uncommon AC Issues That Are Easy to Miss

Monday, June 12th, 2023

Most homeowners know the obvious signs that their AC is acting up. When it’s making loud, strange noises or isn’t blowing cold air, those are pretty noticeable things that something is amiss. When your AC isn’t working at all, you know to call us for air conditioning repair in Winder, GA promptly.

However, there are some AC issues that tend to be ignored. That’s because sometimes the homeowner might at first attribute the issue to something else unrelated to their air conditioner. Let’s go over some uncommon AC issues so you’ll be aware it might be an AC issue the next time you notice the symptoms.

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Today’s Options For Your Next Air Conditioner Installation

Monday, May 15th, 2023

It’s likely that a Google search on a topic you’ve been dreading has brought you here. Your current air conditioner is struggling or even worse–has broken down completely–and you’re researching your options for air conditioning installation in Winder, GA.

Although no one relishes the day they need to replace their outdated air conditioner, there is one thing you can look forward to, and that’s having a new, efficient air conditioner that’ll easily keep your home cool and comfortable. You’re also likely to enjoy lower utility bills after it’s installed because today’s AC systems are super efficient.  

If you have your mind set on the same type of system you have right now, we encourage you to keep reading. It pays to do some research to learn what your options are for modern-day air conditioning. You may find that a different type of system might serve your needs better. Read on to learn about the many options for AC installation. 

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8 Eco-Friendly AC Tips for Earth Day

Monday, April 17th, 2023
Paper cut of family with house and tree on fresh spring green grass

Earth Day is here and it’s the ideal time to reflect on how eco-friendly you are and to assess areas for improvement. Being eco-conscious is not only good for the planet, but it’s also good for your wallet. Why is that? Because as a homeowner, the decisions you make regarding your home’s systems that require energy to run can either cost a lot or save you money.

Did you know that your home’s HVAC systems account for 46% of your home’s energy use? That’s almost half! That’s why it really pays to examine on this Earth Day just how much you use your AC and to think of ways you can help your air conditioner work as efficiently as possible. Let’s look at eight small ways you can increase your AC’s efficiency to produce big results. 

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Is Your Air Conditioner Ready For the Cooling Season?

Monday, April 3rd, 2023

Spring has certainly sprung up on us suddenly here in Georgia. With the sunny days and warm temperatures we’ve been experiencing, you’ve likely switched from using your heater to using your air conditioner. By now, you probably have an idea of how it’s performing. Are you feeling confident about it or are you concerned you may need central air conditioning repair in Winder, GA?

We’re always here to help with a struggling AC. We’re also here to give you tips on how you can best prepare your air conditioner for the long cooling season ahead. Add these tips to your spring cleaning and home maintenance checklist. Doing so will help keep your air conditioner in tip-top shape. 

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Trust Our Team With Your Home Comfort System Services

Monday, November 14th, 2022

There are times when DIY work is a great idea, such as working together to create some fun decorations for the holiday season or even taking time to repaint a room. Then there are other times when you are far better off getting a service provided by a professional instead of trying to work the issue out yourself. The majority of your home comfort system services fall into the second of these two categories.

Now is a time of year when you may want to get your HVAC system tuned up or even make sure that you get possible repairs taken care of. Here are some of the key system services you may want to have addressed sooner than later which you can count on our team to take care of.

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What Makes a Ductless AC Right For You?

Monday, October 3rd, 2022

Modern technology has provided us with a large number of benefits. One of these benefits is the ability to keep your home cool without the requirement to have ductwork. This means that anyone with a home that is too small to accommodate ducts or was made long enough ago that it can’t have ducts now has an option for their whole home comfort with a ductless system.

Ductless systems in Buford, GA offer great comfort benefits for anyone who chooses to add them to their home. If you’re wondering whether or not this is the right system for you, we can give you more information to help you figure out the answer.

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