Ace Air, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Service’

“Does AC Refrigerant Need to be Refilled Regularly?”

Monday, July 15th, 2019

white-question-mark-in-blue-circle-on-white-backgroundOne of the most common questions that HVAC contractors get about refrigerant is, “how often does it need to be refilled?”

The answer might surprise you, though—it’s “hopefully, never!”

No, AC refrigerant shouldn’t need to be refilled on a regular basis. This is actually a common myth among homeowners, that refrigerant is something that depletes over time, sort of like gasoline does from a car or an oil-powered appliance in your home. This just isn’t the case with refrigerant, however, which continuously cycles through your cooling system or heat pump, transferring heat rather than generating it like other types of heating systems do.

Read on to learn more about this heat transfer fluid!

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Is Your Air Conditioner Making You Sick?

Monday, July 1st, 2019

woman-sitting-on-couch-blowing-noseWe’re not talking about flu symptoms here, but rather—exacerbated allergy and asthma symptoms. These can be just as irritating and more long-lasting than the standard cold or flu!

And the worst part is, yes, it’s likely your air conditioner that’s causing the problem. Well, that’s not quite right either—it’s how you care for your air conditioner and your indoor air that prevents or causes allergy symptoms in many cases.

The fact of the matter is, your AC use may be making your air quality worse. Keep reading to learn more.

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Signs It’s Time for an AC Replacement

Monday, June 17th, 2019

old-air-conditioning-unit-outsideSummer is here! Okay, not officially, quite yet. But last week’s sudden and excessive heat is a glaring reminder that it will soon be here. So if you found your air conditioner was working last week but showing any distressing symptoms, it may be time to start considering if it’s up to the task of getting you through this upcoming summer without breaking down completely.

It goes without saying—you don’t want to be without your air conditioner any longer than you need to be in the middle of the hottest months of the year. Read on for some of the signs that it’s time to replace your AC, and give us a call so we can try to help you beat the worst of the heat and get that AC replaced for you ASAP.

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Is Your Air Conditioner Use Costing You?

Monday, May 6th, 2019

outside-air-conditioning-unit-sitting-on-top-of-money-on-white-backgroundWell, yes, any use of your air conditioner is going to cost you, as you are using energy after all. But what we’re referring to is practices with your air conditioner that may be costing you more than necessary.

The fact is, there are a lot of beliefs that homeowners have about using their air conditioners to help themselves feel more comfortable that:

  1. Don’t work.
  2. Actually hurt air conditioning efficiency, and therefore cause a rise in utility bills.

So, are you making any of the following costly AC mistakes?

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Don’t Wait to Schedule Air Conditioning Service

Monday, September 11th, 2017

ac-repair-maintenanceWhen an air conditioning system just isn’t running the way you want it to, you still may decide to wait before scheduling professional service. After all, it’s nice to keep more money in your pocket, and it might not seem like such an urgent issue at this time.

We understand the desire to put off certain purchases. Sometimes, it’s just the most economical option. But when it comes to your air conditioning equipment, this simply isn’t the case—especially for air conditioners in Turlock. Don’t wait any longer to schedule that AC service!

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Why It’s So Important to Find Qualified HVAC Contractors

Monday, August 14th, 2017

AC-Contractor-SmilingWhen your air conditioner breaks down, you need someone to help bring it back up to speed—fast. Your air conditioner is vital in a climate like ours; Turlock air conditioners work double the amount they do in many other parts of the country. You cannot go without air conditioning for long, but that doesn’t mean you can skimp on a service that’s not qualified to do the work.

Finding someone with the right experience for the job means more than just calling around for favors and advice from friends and family. It means researching qualified HVAC contractors—people with decades of experience, training, and more!

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Everyday Habits that May Lead to Air Conditioning Repair

Monday, July 31st, 2017

low-thermostat-settingIn this part of California, air conditioning repair becomes necessary far too often. We get busy during the hotter months—and while we’re happy for the opportunity to serve our community, we’d rather you had the tools you needed to cool off without having to worry about a major system breakdown.

When you live in a hot climate like ours, you do whatever you can to stay cool and comfortable. Sometimes, the steps we take to attempt to lower the temperature and stay cooler for longer actually wear down the AC equipment and make it more likely to break. Avoiding these everyday habits may reduce your chances and keep the AC running for longer.

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