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

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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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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Why Consider Upgrading to an Inverter AC

Monday, May 4th, 2020
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Your air conditioning system comes in handy in the effort to keep you comfortable for a large part of the year. When you AC comes to the end of its lifespan, it probably goes without saying that you are going to jump on the need to get it replaced as soon as you realize you might be without a cooling system during the next heatwave.

Before you opt to have a system that is similar to your previous one, you may want to consider choosing a unit that offers you a bit of a comfort and energy efficiency upgrade. Yes, modern AC units are going to be increasingly efficient, but at the same time, an inverter AC is going to offer you yet another step up in terms of energy use.

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Are Your Ducts Causing Cooling Problems?

Monday, April 20th, 2020

It is always a good idea to plan ahead, whether that is for school, work, or just things you need to get done around the house. One thing that you will want to be thinking about ahead of time is the operation of your Buford, GA air conditioning system.

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Now is the perfect time to start thinking about what, if anything, might need to be adjusting or fixed for your AC system, before it causes problems for your home comfort in summertime. One thing that you should be checking on that is going to seriously impact your home environment is your ductwork.

Your ducts play a vital role in the operation of your air conditioning, and your heating too if you have a furnace. If either of these systems has been struggling, you may want to check to see if your ducts are the source of the problem.

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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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