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As the Weather Cools, Don’t Neglect Your AC

October 15th, 2018

High efficiency modern AC-heater unit, energy save solutionOkay, so the weather hasn’t quite started cooling down yet. With temperatures in the last couple weeks still hovering in the mid-80’s, you may still be using your air conditioner quite a bit. And if it does have operational problems, they’re probably hard to ignore.

Still though, as the weather does cool down in coming weeks, it can be tempting to set aside your AC problems for now and “just deal with them next spring.” This can end up being a big mistake, costing you in comfort, and potentially leading to a premature replacement for your air conditioning in Rincon, GA.

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Expert AC Tips from the Pros

October 1st, 2018

Service technician with a customer. Plumbers, electricians, cable repair, etc.While other parts of the country enjoy wearing their heavy scarves and drinking their pumpkin spice lattes, we still have some warm—really warm—days to contend with. With that said, we hope your air conditioner is ready to handle it. But what if you’re approaching the end of summer only to discover that your cooling system isn’t giving you the performance you deserve?

It may be due to something simple, such as a clogged air filter that needs replacing. On the other hand, it could mean it’s time for replacement, in which case you should give a HVAC contractor in Savannah, GA a call as soon as possible. We can help you make an educated decision about what type of air conditioner is best for your specific home and needs.

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Boom, Buzz, Bang: Noises You Should Never Hear from Your AC!

September 17th, 2018

woman covering her ears with shocked expression on faceWhile other parts of the country may be gearing up for fall and making sure their heaters are tuned-up for the coming chilly temps, we’re still going to be using our air conditioners for several weeks. As such, it makes sense you’d want to do everything you can to make sure yours will get you through the rest of summer and beyond, so you aren’t stuck without it on a day you need it the most.

If you’re ignoring any ominous noises coming from it though, you may very well end up with a broken down system this season, and find yourself in need of prompt Bluffton, SC air conditioning repair services. Of course, we’re there for that! But we’d like to help you avoid it to begin with, if possible.

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Beware These Mid-Season AC Repair Needs

September 3rd, 2018

AC technician working on air conditionerSure, the official end of summer may be just a few short weeks away. But, if you’ve lived in this area for even just a year then you know the warmer temperatures can last well into October. With that in mind, we hope that your air conditioner is in good condition. You had it professionally maintained before the season began, right?

If not, no problem. In the absence of a total system breakdown, it’s really never too late to schedule maintenance. We just advise that you have this service done at least once a year (or twice a year, if you’re using a heat pump). Anyway, regardless of whether or not you had that pivotal tune-up done, you may still run into the need for air conditioning repair in Richmond Hill, GA before the weather cools off, given that your air conditioner has been working increasingly harder and harder over the past few weeks.

So, you may be wondering—what is it that you should watch out for?

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Who Should You Choose for Your AC Installation?

August 19th, 2018

technician installing outside unit of an air conditionerWith the official end of summer just a little over a month away, we hope that your air conditioner served you very well. But, what if yours was on its last leg? Or has already broken down? Whether this is because it wasn’t maintained at the beginning of the year or it’s simply an aging system ready for retirement one thing is for sure—if you need a new air conditioner you want a trusted Hilton Head HVAC company for the job.

Why is it so important to turn to a professional for this type of work? And what contractor should you choose for such a job?

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“Is My Air Conditioner a Dehumidifier?”

August 6th, 2018

upright air conditioner blowing air--animatedNo, and in fact relying on an air conditioner to dehumidify your home does more harm than good. More on that below.

If you’ve lived in our area for even just a year, then you’re already well aware of how draining the effects of high humidity can be. If you have a highly-efficient, fully functioning air conditioning system, then you should definitely be grateful. But although this improves your comfort, it’s still not doing enough to give you long-lasting relief from summer weather.

A whole-house dehumidifier will do that for you. This system works with your air conditioner. Sure, you can rely on portable dehumidifiers placed strategically around your home, but this isn’t the same. The whole-house approach gives you better comfort, air quality, and energy savings.

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“Is a Heat Pump Worth the Hype?”

July 23rd, 2018

white question mark on blue backgroundIt depends on what you’re looking to get out of your air conditioning system (or heater, which we’ll get to in a moment), but, yes, in most cases the professional installation of a Savannah, GA heat pump system is absolutely worth the hype.

With as warm and humid as our weather gets during summer, it goes without saying that a properly functioning and efficiently operating air conditioner is a must. Of course, preventive maintenance for any HVAC system will help ensure this is the case, but no cooling or heating system lasts forever—eventually you’ll need to replace yours. And yes, when that time comes, you’d do well to consider a heat pump.

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Are Heat Pumps More Efficient Than Traditional AC Systems?

July 9th, 2018

white question mark on blue backgroundIf your air conditioner had any trouble performing last year, then you may be in the midst of debating a newer one. Homeowners usually make this purchase in the spring, before the weather warms up too much, but it’s never too late to improve your comfort! It’s better to replace it now than to attempt getting through another summer season with a struggling cooling system.

When you are ready to replace your AC, you can reach out to our team for professional, and reliable, AC services in Savannah, GA. In the meantime, we’d like you to explore your options when it comes to choosing the best system for your home. You may have a traditional central air conditioner now, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that’s what will work best for you moving forward. You could do well to consider the installation of a high-efficiency heat pump system.

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How to Breathe Healthier Air in Your Home

June 25th, 2018

woman sitting comfortably in homeIf you’re worried about your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ), you should be. Pollutant levels can be 100 times higher inside than outside. There are two reasons for this. First, your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system typically recirculates the same air throughout your house with no fresh air being introduced. Second, new homes are being constructed with more airtight features to aid energy conservation. Given this, we’ll look at four different methods to help you breathe healthier air in your home.

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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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