AAction Air Conditioning & Heating Co. Inc. Blog

Do You Need a New Air Conditioner If Temperatures Are Too High?

May 3rd, 2016

You can feel air coming out of the vents in your living room. You know that the air conditioner is running and that it’s at least trying to cool down your home. The air coming out of the vents might not be hot—just not quite cool enough.

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Could Changing the Air Filter Help Fix Your AC?

May 2nd, 2016

It’s possible! Your air conditioner has a number of parts—some of which use electricity and motors, some of which help refrigerant on its path through the system, and some of which stay still and don’t seem to contribute much at all. Of course, this just isn’t true: every component of your air conditioner is important including the air filter.

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Why You May Need Someone to Clean Your Air Conditioner’s Coils

April 26th, 2016

The outdoor portion of your air conditioner is important to the operation of your system, of course, but many people are unsure of just what it does. Today, we’ll go over a brief overview of what is contained in this unit. But mostly, we want you to know that there is an important component in the outside portion of your air conditioner that you should be careful to keep maintained: the condenser coil.

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The Two Most Important Things to Look for with a New Air Conditioner

April 25th, 2016

When homeowners shop around for a new air conditioner, they typically are not quite sure where to start. Many begin by calling around from company to company looking for the best deal on the installation. However, this is not the right way to go about it if you want to save money. There are two factors in a new air conditioning purchase that greatly impact the overall cost of ownership and how comfortable you’ll be for how long, and you should consider these aspects first and foremost. 

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How UV Lights Can Help to Keep You Healthy

April 19th, 2016

When the weather outside is less than ideal, we keep the windows and doors shut tightly so that the air conditioner (or heater) can operate as intended. As soon as you open up a window, you let the warm air in that you’re trying desperately to keep out by operating your whole-home air conditioner. The advantages to shutting windows and doors are clear, but there are some downsides as well.

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Should Water Ever Leak from an AC System?

April 18th, 2016

There are a few reasons you might be worried when you notice that water is leaking from your AC system. Many homeowners become alarmed, wondering if water should be in the air conditioning system in the first place and whether it will damage the unit. Many worry about water damage and mold growth, and rightfully so.

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3 of the Most Common Repair Calls We Get

April 11th, 2016

If you’ve come across sudden air conditioner issues on a very hot day, you’re not alone. This is the time when air conditioning systems run into the most trouble, as it’s also when they’re taking on the most work. Want to know how your problem compares with the calls we typically get? Don’t worry; we’ve heard it all! Here are a few of the most common calls we get, but give us a call no matter how big or how small your issue.

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Environmentally Friendly Options for Your New Air Conditioner

April 11th, 2016

As a responsible homeowner, you think about how the choices you make at home affect the world around you. You recycle whenever possible, you turn off lights when you leave a room, and you try to keep your air conditioning system operating efficiently by raising the temperature when you’re not home.

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Why a Heat Pump Should Be Your Next Home Comfort Installation

April 5th, 2016

As temperatures mellow out, you’re probably getting ready to shut off your heating system for the winter, if you haven’t already. Hopefully your heater treated you well this winter, heating your home efficiently and effectively. If it didn’t though, and you are looking for a new system to fulfill not only your heating needs next winter but your cooling needs this spring and summer, a heat pump could be the answer.

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Reminder: Change Your AC’s Filter for Better Performance and Efficiency

April 4th, 2016

In order to effectively and efficiently cool your home, it’s vital that you trust a professional to inspect, service, and repair your air conditioner. However, there is at least one task you can do on your own that is essential to your system’s performance and efficiency. This is, changing your air conditioner’s filter.

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