American Comfort Heating and Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Buford’

Does Sizing Matter For Your AC Unit?

Monday, September 6th, 2021

The short answer is that yes, sizing absolutely matters in regards to your air conditioner. But before you take off, we want you to understand that this is not about the physical square footage that your system takes up. Air conditioner sizing is in reference to the square footage of space that your system can cool.

This is more than just choosing a small, medium, or large air conditioner. Sizing your AC unit is a somewhat complicated process that is best performed by an expert during your initial AC installation in Buford, GA. Here are some of the things you should know about sizing your next cooling system.

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New To AC Systems? 7 Ways to Tell Yours Is in Trouble

Monday, August 23rd, 2021
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You deserve to enjoy your new home. You worked hard to get it and you are looking forward to making the most of it, especially during the heatwave.
If you came from a place with a window AC or no AC unit at all, a central AC system can feel like an incredible luxury. It’s your first home with a legit central air conditioner!

But you can’t rely on a malfunctioning air conditioner. When you need your AC fixed, where do you start? You can start right here. We’ve created a brief beginner’s guide to help you determine if you have an AC in need of repairs.

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3 Great Things Heat Pumps Can Do

Tuesday, June 1st, 2021
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Living around here can provide us with some challenges when we are trying to stay comfortable. High temperatures and humidity can leave us feeling overheated and uncomfortable. Thankfully, the addition of a reliable HVAC system can combat that discomfort.

Are you looking for a new comfort system for your home? It may be time to consider the installation of a heat pump. Heat pump mini split systems are incredible split air conditioners that offer great comfort for your home along with some other incredible benefits.

You can learn more about heat pumps in Buford, GA to see if they are the right fit for your home below or contact us to talk with a professional.

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Why An Icy AC is Bad News

Monday, May 17th, 2021
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When we think about ice in our homes it is usually something that creates relief during the summer. For example, adding ice to a big glass of water or iced tea to cool off. Or even grinding up ice to create homemade slushies and snowcones.

That said, ice isn’t a good thing when it shows up on your air conditioner. It’s heating up as we get closer to summer, so you know that the outdoor temperatures aren’t causing the AC to freeze. The question is, what is making your system so cold and why is this a bad thing?

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Give Your Heater a Great Start to the Year

Monday, January 11th, 2021
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We all want to kick off the new year in a good way, especially after everything that happened last year. Whether that means setting resolutions to spend more time with loved ones or simply focusing on improving yourself in some small way, it is a great idea to start the new year with some goals to strive towards.

Just like you want a good start to your year, your heater may need a little attention to get its year started right. One of the best ways to kick the year off for your heater is through heating maintenance in Buford, GA. This service is going to address a lot of issues that might otherwise mess with your system’s ability to do its job. You can discover the benefits of maintenance here and schedule an appointment for a tune-up with our team when you are ready.

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Why a Refrigerant Leak Can Mess With Your Home Heating

Monday, December 28th, 2020
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When you hear the term”refrigerant” you are likely to think of air conditioning systems rather than heaters. Refrigerant is that trusty transfer medium that carries heat out of your home–so what does it have to do with keeping you warm in the winter? It’s a good question with a great answer: your heat pump uses refrigerant!

That’s right, your heat pump, which you know can both cool and heat your home, does its job through the use of refrigerant. So when your system springs a refrigerant leak, it is just as much of a problem now as it was four months back. Let us give you some more details about the issue with a heat pump refrigerant leak so you know why you should schedule a heater repair in Buford, GA with us.

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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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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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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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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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