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

5 End-of-Season AC Repairs

Monday, October 19th, 2020
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When you go on a long road trip across multiple states and then loop back to return home, do you just leave your car to rest for several months after putting it in park? We certainly hope you’d say no. When you put a machine like your car through a heavy amount of use, it is likely a good idea to have a professional give it a look to make sure it doesn’t need any major repairs.

The same mindset should apply to your air conditioner. We are all starting to prepare for the cooler temperatures that the fall season will bring with it. While this does mean that your air conditioner is going to be “resting” for a few months, it doesn’t mean that it might not need an air conditioning repair in Buford, GA before you shut it down. Heavy use throughout the summer may have created problems that you should address before you shut your AC down for the next several months.

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Does Your Heat Pump Need Help?

Monday, October 5th, 2020
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Your heat pump is ultimately your best defense against having to deal with an uncomfortable home. With its many perks, your heat pump has the ability to provide incredible year-round comfort without costing you the entirety of your life savings. But this doesn’t mean that this system is infallible.

A heat pump, just like an air conditioner or furnace, can and will develop repair needs. That’s just the reality of it. If you need heat pump repair in Buford, GA it is going to be beneficial to get the issue taken care of in a timely manner. These are some of the repairs that your heat pump may need.

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5 Tips to Help You Save Energy

Monday, September 21st, 2020
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Keeping your home comfortable shouldn’t mean that you have to destroy your life savings. Especially with how much extra time many of us are spending at home, affordable comfort is vital. A good Gainesville, GA HVAC system should be able to provide you with comfortable home cooling while ensuring your monthly bills don’t spike.

If you have noticed that your monthly bills are increasing but your home comfort isn’t where it is meant to be, this isn’t something to ignore. Thankfully, we have some great tips to help you save energy and save some cash too without compromising your comfort.

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Why You Need to Check Your AC Filter

Monday, September 7th, 2020

Have you ever thought about what goes on inside your air conditioning in Atlanta, GA? If not, we don’t blame you, not a lot of individuals do! That’s our job. However, our job is also to give you the tools to make sure your AC system works well. That is why we want to tell you more about the best defense against dirt-based problems in your AC unit: your air filter.

Believe it or not, this little membrane has a big job to do. Let us tell you a bit more about why your air filter is so important to your comfort and your air conditioner’s operation.

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The Problem With a Dirty Evaporator Coil

Monday, August 24th, 2020
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Do you know what the evaporator coil in your air conditioner does? This part of your system is responsible for cycling refrigerant so that it can absorb heat from the air blown over the coils. This coil is quite vital to the cooling process. With that said, it makes sense that when something goes wrong with the coil, it will impact the comfort in your home.

But, wait, can dirt really have that big of an impact on your air conditioner? The truth is, yes, when dirt starts to collect on your evaporator coil it is going to hinder the cooling process. Here is the reason why a dirty evaporator coil is such a problem and how to avoid it.

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It Is Never Too Late For AC Maintenance

Monday, August 10th, 2020
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Okay maybe “never” isn’t quite right. If your air conditioner is completely broken down and inoperable, then it is too late for maintenance, and for repairs too. However, if your AC is still working and simply hasn’t gotten its yearly tune-up yet, you are in luck–
American Comfort Heating and Cooling can still provide the service you need.

Maintenance that is scheduled late in the season will always be a better option than skipping this service entirely. This is especially true if you want to avoid that breakdown from occurring early!

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What are the Perks of a Heat Pump?

Monday, July 27th, 2020
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Heat pump mini splits are systems that are ideal for home comfort all year long. Whether you need to install a system into a home that’s been struggling to get by with a window AC unit, or you need to replace a faltering central air conditioner, a heat pump is a great choice for the modern Georgia home. And we can provide the services that get this system installed properly.

When it comes to choosing a comfort system you want to make sure you find the one that suits your needs best. When you are thinking over your Atlanta, GA HVAC system options, you should take some time to consider the benefits that can come with a heat pump.

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Why is Your AC Icy?

Monday, July 13th, 2020

When the temperature turns up in Georgia, most of us want to keep things cool in our homes–downright chilly in some cases. With that said, you don’t want your air conditioner to get too cold. What we mean by that is that sometimes, your AC system might seem to get colder than your home and will ice over–and this isn’t a good thing.

All too often homeowners believe that scraping that ice off their system is the solution and then they can just continue on with running their AC. This couldn’t be further from the truth and here’s why.

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Does Your AC Need to Retire?

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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