Most homeowners don’t call an air conditioning technician to their homes until the AC unit has broken down. As long as they still feel some airflow to the home, this seems like the most cost-effective option. However, in most cases this is just not true. When an air conditioning system seems to be struggling, you should always try to schedule services ASAP. And even if it is in good condition, regular air conditioning service is always a good idea.
Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog: Archive for June, 2015
Chances are high that you pay little attention to any part of your air conditioning system except the thermostat—until something breaks down, that is. Handling preventive maintenance before a breakdown is the only way to keep the air conditioner running at maximum efficiency and potentially prevent the system from failing in the middle of a hot summer day. Cleaning the outside coils is a vital part of this regular maintenance, and our experts are here to tell you why.
In the summer, your air conditioning system can take up a significant portion of your bills, sometimes as much as 50%. In order to save money, some people believe they must keep the temperature at an uncomfortable setting or turn off the system entirely. Keeping cooling costs low is a lot easier and more comfortable when you follow these 3 tips for saving money on air conditioning—without compromise.
If your home is full of small window or room air conditioners that operate noisily and require replacement after a very short time, it’s time for an upgrade. Ductless air conditioners are efficient and they perform better than even many ducted systems. Here’s a primer on how these systems operate and what makes them such a good choice for a ductless home or a single room.
Even if you have top-of-the-line air conditioning equipment installed in your home, it cannot run properly without the proper maintenance. A well-maintained air conditioner will run into fewer problems over time, keep energy bills low, and potentially last for longer. Here’s how you can make this happen.