Heat pumps are amazing! They’re able to both heat and cool your home, and they’re remarkably effective and efficient. In many ways, they’re very similar to air conditioners. But they do have some key differences. As experts in heat pump and AC maintenance in Houston, there’s something we don’t want you to forget. One of the most important things to remember about heat pumps is their maintenance needs. Unlike an AC unit, it needs twice-yearly maintenance. Here’s why.
Cool Care Heating and Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category
Yes, Your Heat Pump Needs Maintenance Twice a YearMonday, May 22nd, 2023
How to Know if Your AC Is Failing You EarlyMonday, May 8th, 2023
With regular maintenance, an air conditioner should be able to keep your home cool and comfortable for at least ten years, and often more like fifteen. However, there are certain things that can lead to an early air conditioner death. Replacing your AC system is expensive and time-consuming. It’s far better to avoid that if you can! So what causes early AC failure? And how can you prevent it?
The key component here is the compressor. When that fails, chances are, your air conditioner is done for. Here’s why.
These Sounds Spell Disaster for Your Air ConditionerMonday, April 24th, 2023
Oh, no. Is that noise coming from your air conditioner? It never made that sound before! What could it possibly mean?
If you don’t speak air conditioner, you won’t know what it’s telling you. What you need is a phrase book, like tourists take to distant countries, that will help you decode some of the messages your air conditioner might send. And we’ve got one right here for you!
Uncommon Reasons You May Need AC RepairMonday, April 10th, 2023
There are many problems that can happen with air conditioners that we see every day. Fan troubles, iced-up coils, refrigerant leaks, short cycling, and airflow problems are all very common. Only once in a while do we see a truly unusual AC issue. Here are some standouts. If they happen to you, rest assured that a repair is indeed possible.
What Happens During Air Conditioner Maintenance?Monday, March 27th, 2023
It’s that time of year again! The weather is warming up, it won’t be long before you need to use your air conditioner, and scheduling AC maintenance needs to be at the top of your to-do list. We often talk about just how important it is to have your air conditioner maintained every year, and list the benefits you’ll reap from having that done. Now, we’d like to give you some details about what the process entails. Here are the critical steps that your qualified technician will go through during maintenance to make sure your AC unit is in top condition.
This is How Long an AC Installation Really TakesMonday, March 13th, 2023
There are so many things to consider when you need a new air conditioner. What new options have become available since you last needed to replace your AC unit? How much do they cost? What capacity does your home require? When can you schedule the installation? Something that might be helpful to know is how much time to plan for your AC installation and we’d like to be up-front about what to expect.
What’s the Best Way to Prevent AC Repairs?Monday, February 27th, 2023
When you are in dire need of air conditioning repairs, it is quite a hassle. You might be dealing with a miserably hot home, trying to schedule an appointment soon enough, taking time off work, and then having to pay for the repairs. But we’ve got a recommendation that can help you to avoid that whole mess altogether.
Read on to find out the one thing that can keep your air conditioner from requiring repairs, and even extend its lifespan!
Don’t Neglect These Potential End-of-Season AC Repair NeedsMonday, October 24th, 2022
As the weather cools down and you start to enjoy autumn events and celebrations, it’s easy to forget about your air conditioner. It’s done a lot of work during the summer, and perhaps you’re thinking it deserves a bit of rest. But just how exhausted is your air conditioner? Taking a break for the season won’t resolve any actual problems, so if your air conditioner is exhibiting any of these warning signs, you should get your AC repaired so it will be ready again when you need it.
Why Now Is the Best Time to Replace Your Air ConditioningMonday, October 10th, 2022
If you’ve had the same air conditioning system for many years, you might be wondering how much longer it will last. It’s always better to know your options before your air conditioner fails entirely, and we believe our customers deserve all the information they need to make the best decision for their homes and their families. Right now, there’s some new information that may affect your decision.
We’re going to help you determine whether your AC unit is ready for replacement and what you can do about it, especially in light of these new considerations.
5 Signs You Need AC RepairMonday, September 12th, 2022
Air conditioners in Texas really have their work cut out for them. The cooling season is long and sometimes the temperature outdoors is over 100°! The summer might be ending for school-age kids, but we know you still need your air conditioner to have your back during the hot early-autumn days. In gratitude for all our air conditioners do for us, and in the hope of your air conditioner lasting through the rest of the cooling season and far beyond, let’s make sure you know how your AC system lets you know when it has a problem.