AAction Air Conditioning & Heating Co. Inc. Blog

Allergy Season Is Here: How to Prepare

April 16th, 2018

Paper cut of family with house and tree on fresh spring green grassThe state of your Bluffton, SC HVAC system can certainly impact your indoor air quality. For instance, if it’s an air conditioner struggling to reach the cooler temperature you have your thermostat set to, then you certainly won’t feel as comfortable indoors as you otherwise would. But when we talk about indoor air quality, we’re referring to much more than merely the temperature of your home.

We’re talking about the presence, or lack thereof, of particles and contaminants that can severely affect the symptoms of those with allergies and asthma. Springtime is allergy season, and while there’s not a whole lot we can do about your outdoor allergies, we can certainly help out in your home!

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It’s Not Too Early to Prevent AC Repair

April 2nd, 2018

technician working on outside unit of air conditionerWhile temperatures are still on the cooler side at night, we’re starting to see those all too familiar 80°+ days already. As such, soon you’ll be relying on your cooling system on a consistent basis to keep you and your family comfortable and healthy. But, is your system in need of Savannah, GA air conditioning repair?

If so, it’s best to take care of any repair needs now, since as we know, midsummer ac repairs can be a hassle. It’s difficult to call in a technician at the last minute during one of the busiest times of the year, and you may be stuck with a malfunctioning cooling system in the middle of one of the hottest days of the year. So, wouldn’t it be better to prevent repairs altogether?

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The HVAC Industry: What You Should Know to Choose Quality Service

March 19th, 2018

quality-contractor-air-conditioningWhether you need a brand-new air conditioning system for a new house or you need a quick repair, it matters who you call to come into your home and provide that service. It’s a big deal to you that your HVAC technician can do the job properly and won’t try to push you into buying some product you don’t actually need, or upcharge simply because you don’t know as much about the industry.

We’re here to help you understand what you need to know to find the right service. The HVAC industry can be a tricky one to navigate, so finding someone you can trust to call to your home for service whenever you need it is key to living a stress-free life with your AC and heating systems.

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Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Wait for Heating Repair

March 5th, 2018

tools-maintenance-repairNobody wants to buy something they don’t actually need. Of course, you need a heater to get through the coldest weather of winter. But do you need to schedule heating repair when you are not using your heater very often, or when the problem doesn’t seem very severe?

When you notice a problem with your heater, and it’s not an emergency situation, you might be tempted to wait a while before scheduling repairs. After all, you can save a little money if you deal with the problem for now and make that repair later…right? We don’t think this is a wise idea.

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Why the Furnace Is Cycling On and Off So Much

February 19th, 2018

question-mark-blueHere’s something you probably already know: your home’s furnace is not meant to stay on 24/7. It should turn on, heat up the home to the temperature on the thermostat, and shut back off for a while. However, this doesn’t mean it should be turning on and off repeatedly, with barely a break in between.

If this is happening in your home, you’re off to a good start: you know something is not quite right. But there are some things you don’t know yet. Is the problem serious? Will your furnace need replacement? A technician can answer these questions for you during your next heating repair, but we’ll give you an overview today.

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Can You Save Money on a New Heater?

February 6th, 2018

piggy-bank-coinIf you’ve got an older heating system, you’ve probably got one big thought any time it starts to run into trouble: “I hope it’s not broken down for good!” The last thing you want to do is replace a heater, as this is usually an expense you haven’t planned for. However, a repair isn’t always the best thing. And a new heater may not be as expensive as you think!

Finding out you may need a new heater is certainly no picnic, but it may not be as bad as you think. There are some ways to save money, if not on your installation then in the long-term. At the very least, there are ways to make the whole process more affordable upfront.

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Heat Pump Repairs You May Need This Winter

January 22nd, 2018

cold-man-thermostat-handsA versatile heating and cooling system in one, the heat pump is what we recommend to so many of our customers looking for heating and air conditioning. It’s highly efficient and can keep you warm throughout the winter, but that doesn’t make it immune to problems.

Heat pumps can suffer from a number of problems in the summer, when it works as an air conditioner, or in the winter, when it works as a heater. Today, we want to focus on problems that tend to occur in the winter—some of which may surprise you!

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Comparing Today’s Top Home Heating Systems

January 8th, 2018

couple-coffee-floorWe’re proud to offer our customers options when they need to pick out a brand-new heater. The lowest-price system simply isn’t your best bet if you want to save money and see continued performance from your heater throughout the years. That doesn’t mean you can’t get a good deal—it just means you should spend time going over your options so you can make an informed decision that fits your home and climate.

However, we understand this can be tough when you don’t have much of a background in HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning). We’re here to offer a comparison between some of the top systems out there, and we’re happy to help you out when you call our friendly customer service representatives!

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Furnace Repair FAQ: Is the Pilot Light Out?

December 25th, 2017

furnace-flameWhen your furnace won’t work the way you need it to, you might look to the usual suspects. Hopefully, you check the thermostat first, ensuring that you’ve got it set in heating mode with the right temperature set. Then, you start to troubleshoot the system by asking questions that may help you to get to the bottom of the problem before you call in a technician.

You may have heard that a simple solution to a furnace that won’t turn on is that a pilot light is out. Maybe you even have some experience relighting a pilot light in the past. However, this isn’t always the issue.

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Common Problems with Industrial HVAC

December 11th, 2017

industrial-hvac-pipesAt home, you might notice the occasional issue with your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment. Commercial and industrial heating and cooling systems have their own set of problems. They get a lot more use than a home heating and air conditioning system may get, and they require even more maintenance. That’s the only way to prevent issues with such large equipment and lower their frequency.

If you own or manage a commercial or industrial property, you’re likely to come across your share of issues, and the following causes may explain these problems. Be sure to call a qualified industrial HVAC contractor to handle these issues!

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