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

Tips For Better Energy Efficiency

Monday, June 27th, 2022

This is the season when you’ll be relying on your air conditioner more heavily than most of the other systems in your home. When the heat and humidity outside get to be too much to handle, this system is meant to keep your home as comfortable as possible. But the comfort level shouldn’t come at an excessively high cost.

Summer is when people use their air conditioners the most and it is also when they see some of the worst energy bills they may have ever experienced. While a high energy bill can be a warning sign that you need to reach out for an air conditioning repair in Buford, it can also be an indicator that you need to adopt some more energy-efficient habits.

Here are some tips that we would advise taking note of to optimize and minimize your home energy efficiency without increasing your monthly bills.

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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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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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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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