Cool Care Heating and Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Repair’

How to Keep Your AC Safe Around Pets: A Homeowner’s Guide

Monday, May 6th, 2024

Keeping your furry (or feathery) friends cool and comfortable during the summer is important. But pets and air conditioners can sometimes clash. Curious critters might see your HVAC system as a playground, while pet dander can clog filters and reduce efficiency, causing the need for air conditioning repair in Houston. Luckily, there are simple steps you can take to keep both your pets and your AC safe and happy.

In this guide, we’ll explore some general best practices for keeping your HVAC equipment in good shape, regardless of whether you have a playful puppy, a mischievous kitty, or a chatty bird.

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Should My Air Conditioner Have Ice On It?

Monday, June 5th, 2023

Your air conditioner makes things cold, right? So if there’s so much cold that there’s ice forming on the air conditioner, doesn’t that mean it’s doing an extremely good job? No! Ice on your air conditioner is a sign that something is wrong, and the ice itself will make things even worse. Here’s how this happens and what to do about it.

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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!

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4 Signs Your Air Conditioner Needs Repair

Monday, July 19th, 2021

When summertime hits, homeowners and their families tend to spend a lot more time indoors, and your home comfort levels are going to be even more important than during other seasons. But staying at home will be a lot more difficult if your air conditioner stops working, right? This is why you want to ensure that you’re keeping your cooling system in the best possible shape it can be in.

Whether you’re using a traditional central air conditioner or you have a heat pump system, maintenance and repairs are services you want to make sure you’re on top of in order to keep your home as comfortable as possible, as affordably as possible. And while maintenance does make a huge difference, it won’t stop every potential ac repair need you’ll have. This is why it’s important that you be aware of the signs that your air conditioner could be in need. Here are 4 indicators!

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These 3 Steps Will Prevent AC Repairs This Summer

Monday, April 26th, 2021

If you’ve followed our blog for a while, then you may have noticed that we talk about professional maintenance a lot. This is for good reason—it’s an important service for the functionality and efficiency of your air conditioner! Too often though, homeowners see this as a “luxury” service—an optional thing that people only get if they have extra money in their budget. However, maintenance can help protect your system and save you money in the long run.

Professional maintenance gives our technicians the opportunity to locate small problems with your cooling system before they grow into much bigger emergency repair needs, helping your cooling system perform better and last longer. This is great news for your budget, but what actually happens during maintenance?

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Can a Broken Compressor Be Replaced?

Monday, September 14th, 2020

Summer might be “over” in theory next week, but in our area that doesn’t mean much. Our air conditioners are still working hard, and have been for months now.

If your air conditioner is aging, ill-maintained, or has pending repair needs, then you should be especially aware of what can go wrong this time of year–the end of summer is the most likely time for an air conditioner to breakdown. And a common AC repair call we get is in regards to a failed compressor. If this happens to you, what should you do?

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