Premier Heating and Air Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning System Repair’

How to Prevent Your AC From Overheating

Monday, June 24th, 2024
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We often put a lot of work onto our air conditioning systems during the summer. An AC can’t complain about the work it does—but like any machine, it can get overwhelmed. You might find yourself with an AC that abruptly stops working during the middle of a hot summer day. If that happens, you can always rely on our team for the best in air conditioning repair in Dublin, GA. But we know you’d much rather avoid having this happen in the first place.

Good news! There are ways you can relieve the strain on your AC during the summer and make it less likely it will overheat. You can’t stop all troubles, but if you do the following, you’re more likely to stay cool this summer.

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Why Is My AC Only Sending Out Room-Temperature Air?

Monday, June 24th, 2024
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When you turn your air conditioning system on during a hot summer day, or the programming on your thermostat activates it, you expect to feel cool air coming from the vents. Nothing is more frustrating than to have your AC turn on when you need it and only get room temperature air coming from the vents. An air conditioner that acts like just a large fan isn’t much good to you on the hottest days of the year.

So, what is happening with your AC that’s cut off the cool air you expect? We handle central air repair in Conyers, GA, and our technicians know plenty about what can go wrong with an AC to make it stop cooling. We’ll look at several below.

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Why You’re Paying More to Run Your AC Than Before

Monday, June 24th, 2024
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The summer heat means you’ll run your air conditioning system on most days—often for several hours. All the electricity that goes to powering the compressor of the AC will mean a rise in your electricity bill. That’s simply an unavoidable effect of summer weather if you want to manage to stay cool in your home.

But you may find that your summer electricity bills are much higher than you expected. They don’t match how much you’re using your AC. What could be causing this? Below, we’ll look at the most common causes of an AC becoming a power-waster.

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You’ve Got a Runaway AC!

Monday, June 24th, 2024
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You’ve got a runaway AC! The idea of an air conditioner that’s almost continuously sending out cool air may seem refreshing during the hottest days of the summer, but it will soon lead to a house that’s too cold and electric bills that are far too high. It also places an enormous amount of strain on the air conditioner, and that can mean extra repairs and possibly an early need to replace the unit with a new AC installation in Sandersville, GA.

You might think that you can simply raise the thermostat setting to fix this problem. But you shouldn’t: if you push the thermostat higher than you normally would, it means there’s a malfunction somewhere that you need to address. We’ll look at some of the possibilities for a nonstop air conditioner so you’ll have a good idea of how to deal with it.

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Listen for These Warning Sounds From Your AC

Monday, June 10th, 2024
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If you have your home’s air conditioning system professionally maintained before summer arrives (and it’s not too late to schedule it with our team!), you can expect to have few troubles with keeping your house cool when the hot weather settles in. 

However, no amount of maintenance can prevent all AC troubles, and we recommend you keep an eye out for warning signs something is wrong. Or, in this case, keep your ears open…

Strange noises are one of the easiest ways to detect a faulty AC so you can take action. The sooner you call our technicians for air conditioning repair in Conyers, GA, the easier the problem will be for us to solve—and the less likely you’ll get stuck with a non-working air conditioner on a hot summer day.

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Why Isn’t My AC Cooling the Whole House?

Monday, June 10th, 2024
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A central AC has a straightforward job: distribute enough cooled air to the rooms of a house to create an even spread of comfort. There may be some minor temperature fluctuations, such as in rooms with lower levels of insulation or increased sun exposure. But overall, when you’re running your central AC, you can expect to enjoy comfortable conditions in all your living spaces.

If you start to notice uneven cooling in your house, with some rooms comfortably chill and others feeling far too hot, you might have a problem with the AC. The issue might be a basic one you can solve with troubleshooting, or it may require calling our technicians for air conditioning repair in Nashville, TN

Below, we’ll look closer at what may be causing your uneven cooling troubles.

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Mold and Your Air Conditioner: What You Need to Know

Monday, June 10th, 2024
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One of the most common yet often overlooked issues homeowners can face when trying to keep cool during the summer is mold in their air conditioning units. In this post, we’ll address whether an AC can develop mold, the conditions that lead to mold growth, the negative effects of mold on your system, and how regular professional air conditioning maintenance in Perry, GA can help prevent these issues. 

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5 Reasons Why Your HVAC Smells Funny

Monday, May 27th, 2024
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When your HVAC system is running, whether pushing out cool air for our summers or heat for the winters, you shouldn’t smell anything unusual coming from the air vents. If you do notice something that smells off (or just plain awful), it can indicate that your HVAC needs professional attention, such as repairs or HVAC duct cleaning in Swainsboro, GA

Below, we’ll look at five common reasons you may be noticing odd odors from your HVAC system.

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Why AC Refrigerant Leaks Are a Big Problem!

Monday, May 27th, 2024
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Refrigerant leaks are one of the more common troubles that you may run into with your air conditioning system. These leaks aren’t a minor issue, and you can’t simply “refill” the lost refrigerant on your own. To understand why this problem requires professional AC repair in Forsyth, GA, we’ll take a look at how refrigerant works in your AC and why losing it to leaks might mean the end of the cooling system if it’s not fixed.

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AC Noises That Can Mean It’s Time for Repairs

Monday, May 27th, 2024
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One day, air conditioning systems may come with complex self-diagnostic computer systems that will quickly alert homeowners to malfunctions. But current ACs don’t have these capabilities, so it’s up to a homeowner to notice when their air conditioning system begins to behave strangely.

Strange noises are one of the most common warning signs an AC will give that something is wrong. Normally, an AC makes only a few sounds: the whirring of motors, occasional clicking as it shuts down, and the movement of air. When something loud or unusual disrupts this white noise, don’t ignore it. 

Below, we’ll go through some of the more common AC noises that will signal it’s time for you to call us for AC repair in Perry, GA.

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