Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Some people really enjoy the summer months in Orange County which can be filled with trips to the beach, visits with family and friends and cookouts to remember. At the same time, hot weather can be quite difficult on people who don’t like being in an environment with high temperatures. This summer, however, there are a few things you can do to keep yourself cool and comfortable in your home during summer starting with your windows and your trusty air conditioning unit. Shady Times A good starting point to consider is the amount of sun that is being let into a home. While it might be ideal for people to open up shades and blinds in the early morning, such actions can allow additional heat into a home for the entire day. When that occurs, it can be increasingly difficult for an air conditioner to keep a home cool. Instead of opening the shades, consider opening them at a different point in time.
There are some arising situations that mandate the need for immediate air conditioning repair. For example, when the AC goes out completely on your Orange County home or begins blowing hot air on a warm day, it is critical to get it repaired as soon as possible before it gets dangerously hot inside. On the other hand, some repair issues are seemingly less serious, such as if the AC is running for a longer period of time than usual or if it is making a strange sound. As long as the unit continues to keep your home cool, you have ample time to schedule your repair service at your convenient time. With this in mind, it is important to think about a few points when scheduling AC repair service.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Friday, February 5, 2016
Did you know that about 50% of your energy costs goes to heating and cooling? It comes as no surprise then that most homeowners are constantly on the lookout for ways to make their heating and cooling systems energy efficient, especially since this translates to a lower utility bill at the end of the month. Fortunately, it is possible to reduce air conditioner energy use with proper maintenance. Here are some ways you can lower your cooling costs by improving the energy efficiency of your air conditioning unit, whether in Orange County or anywhere else. Air Filters Replacing or cleaning air filters routinely is a must. At the very least, you should change your air filter every three months.
Thursday, February 4, 2016
Even if there are countless reasons your air conditioner is conking out, there are common problems that most air conditioners face at one point in their existence. Understanding what these are may help you understand what your technician is talking about when they speak to you about the possible fixes. Better yet, you can fix some of these on your own. Take a look at the common problems that your air conditioner may be facing before you call an air conditioning repair professional in Orange County, CA. Dirty Coils and Filters If the filters and air conditioning coils gather too much dirt, it could hinder the working process of your air conditioner, causing the compressor or fans to fail prematurely. To solve this, you can clean the air conditioner with a pump sprayer and a professional coil cleaning solution or an aerosol spray foaming cleaner.