American Comfort Heating and Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘AC Repair’

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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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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How Is My AC Supposed To Work?

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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Can I Still Fix a Refrigerant Leak?

Monday, 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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Time To Check on Your AC System

Monday, 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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Don’t Ignore These “Harmless” AC Issues

Monday, May 20th, 2019
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Surely, you’ve heard of the “domino effect.” The internet is full of videos where one domino starts a chain-reaction, knocking down hundreds of thousands of dominos to form intricate patterns or pictures.

There’s a “domino effect” in your air conditioner, too, but it’s not nearly as cool or pretty. Unfortunately, we are talking about what happens when one component of your AC malfunctions. More often than not, that malfunction causes more damage or, in the best-case scenario, lowers efficiency.

In this post, we’ll talk about two “harmless” problems that can cause serious a serious domino effect on the rest of your AC.

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Don’t Make These Costly Air Conditioning Mistakes

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

Running an air conditioner couldn’t be easier than setting it and forgetting it, right?

Actually, that is true for the most part. If you set your thermostat to a good program, you won’t have to do much to keep monthly expenses low.

But sometimes, homeowners become misinformed and make some mistakes when running their air conditioners. These mistakes can be costly, and they might even lead to the need for AC repair in Buford, GA. Here are just a few of that you should avoid:

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