Upgrade Your Thermostat to Save Money this Summer

May 23rd, 2016

Thermostats have changed a lot in the last few years, but many homeowners still have the same thermostat that has been on the wall for decades. If this is true of your home, it’s probably time for an upgrade. You won’t believe what your new thermostat can do! Continue Reading

An Easy Guide to More Efficient Air Conditioning

May 16th, 2016

Air conditioning systems account for the highest portions of summertime bills for many people in the Merced area. You pay a lot to run your air conditioner. But you may simply accept this and wait for the fall and winter to come and ease costs a bit. Continue Reading

What Causes Water to Leak from an AC System?

May 9th, 2016

It’s one of the most common AC repair calls that technicians get. When water leaks from the AC system, it’s an emergency you cannot wait to get fixed if you want to avoid water damage and further damage to the AC system. But where is this water coming from, and why is it such a common problem? Continue Reading

Why You’re Likely to Have Leaky Air Ducts

May 2nd, 2016

The air ducts in your home are probably leaking air, at least to some degree. Why would an HVAC company assume this? Continue Reading

Are You Setting Your Thermostat Too Low?

April 25th, 2016

You’ve just brought in a heavy load of groceries from the trunk of your car, and your home’s temperature offers no relief from the humidity outdoors. You go to the thermostat and press the arrow that points downward, lowering the temperature so that it cools down fast. The trouble is—it won’t! If the temperature in your home is, say, 82 degrees, it won’t cool down your home any faster if you set it to 77 than if you set it to 68. Continue Reading

Install a High-Efficiency AC Unit Today and Get Money Back!

April 18th, 2016

If you’re in the market for a whole-home air conditioning system, you’re in luck! We know that air conditioners can be expensive, at first. But right now, there are a bunch of specials out there that you can take advantage of. You can save money upfront, you can get cashback, and you can even save on home goods with a Costco cash card! Below, we detail some of our favorite offers out there right now. Call Ace Air, Inc. for more information! Continue Reading

Do I Really Need to Replace My Air Conditioner?

April 11th, 2016

Over the years, your air conditioner has declined in performance and efficiency, and it seems as if your only option is to replace it in order to get through the summer comfortably. If this really is the case, Ace Air, Inc. has installers who are happy to help with this project. However, you should know that replacing the entire unit may not be your only option—or even your best option. If a technician insists, it might be worth it to get a second opinion to find out whether replacement really is the right choice for your unit. Continue Reading

Common Air Conditioner Condensate Drain Problems

April 4th, 2016

When you think about what can go wrong with your AC system, you likely don’t think much about the system’s condensate drain. In fact, this is one of the most ignored—but important—components of your cooling system. The condensate drain connects to a pan that is located below the evaporator coil and collects the condensate that drips off the outside of the coil as the warm moist air passes over the coil. Any time you are dealing with moisture, problems can arise. Keep reading for some common condensate problems. Continue Reading

The Importance of Regular Maintenance for an AC System

March 28th, 2016

Many homeowners never call in a technician to check out the AC and heating systems until something has gone very wrong. But, just like your car, an air conditioner needs a certain amount of attention before the end of its lifespan so that it remains in good condition and costs less to run. Regular maintenance services can benefit you in many ways, as we’ll detail below, and it’s made even easier when you join a maintenance plan. Continue Reading

Repairing an Air Conditioner Early in the Season

March 21st, 2016

The spring weather is finally here, and soon you’ll be keeping your air conditioning system running for large portions of the day. But right now, AC usage may still be fairly minimal. If you turn on your air conditioning system and notice problems, you might be tempted to wait for repairs until a time you really need your air conditioner in good shape, so that you don’t have to pay a technician just yet. Continue Reading