AAction Air Conditioning & Heating Co. Inc. Blog

3 Common Causes of AC Repair

June 11th, 2018

technician working on air conditionerWith temperatures already approaching the 100° threshold, there is no denying that summer is well on its way, and when it gets here you’ll want an air conditioning system that functions as efficiently and effectively as it should, all season long. This means if your cooling system is struggling to do its job, it’s time to call in the pros and determine if you need AC repair in Savannah, GA.

But what can you expect when our service professionals come out? Well, it will depend on what exactly is wrong with your air conditioner. For instance, if it’s blowing out air but that air doesn’t actually feel cool, then you might have a refrigerant leak. Or, if it’s making strange and unfamiliar sounds, you might have a loose component in the system. Keep reading to learn more about these repair needs and more.

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4 Reasons to Change Your Air Conditioner’s Filter

May 28th, 2018

man holding air filterChanging your air filter is one of those small maintenance tasks that you can (and should) be doing on your own. But why do we say that? You may assume that a dirty air filter causes problems since it contaminates your indoor air and can make you sick. Perhaps that’s the reason technicians tell you to clean or replace it every 1-3 months? While a clogged air filter can have some impact on the quality of your indoor air, it is not the air filter’s intended purpose.

It’s there to do much more than prevent allergens from entering your home’s airstream. The air filter that comes standard with your HVAC systems is there to block particles from damaging the internal components OF those systems. But if an air filter is dirty and blocked, it can do just as much damage. Keep reading for 4 very real reasons we advise you to change your air conditioner’s filter. And when you need reliable Savannah, GA air conditioning services, don’t hesitate to reach out to our team.

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Improve Your Cooling Efficiency with a Variable Speed AC System

May 14th, 2018

residential AC outside unitWe’ve seen a lot of advancements in air conditioning technology in recent years. The reason for this is mostly to improve the efficiency of these systems—helping them cool off your home better but cost less to run. Additionally, higher efficiency means your system doesn’t have to work as hard to do its job, and therefore lasts longer, too.

One such air conditioning advancement is the advent of variable speed cooling systems. Considered a pinnacle in Savannah, GA air conditioning systems, these are highly efficient and a great choice for many homeowners.

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How to Use Your Air Conditioner Most Efficiently This Summer

April 30th, 2018

A heating/cooling vent register on the wall of a home, with open/close leverWith temperatures already on a warming trend, there’s no denying that summer is right around the corner—less than two months away, in fact. As such, we hope you’ve scheduling your Savannah, GA air conditioning maintenance appointment already.

Maintenance, also known as a tune-up, allows our technicians to fully inspect, clean, and adjust your AC system so it will work as effectively and efficiently as it’s meant to all season long.

While maintenance is certainly important, it’s not the end-all when it comes to retaining or even improving your cooling system efficiency. There are a number of steps you can take this summer to make sure you get the most bang for your buck from your HVAC system, all without sacrificing any comfort at all.

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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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