Service King Plumbing & HVAC Blog : Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

What Might be Causing Low Air Conditioner Output

Monday, July 16th, 2018

Frozen-CoilSummer is when your air conditioner is most likely to develop some kind of problem, even if you have maintenance scheduled for it on a regular basis. A malfunction in your air conditioner can manifest in many ways, some of which are more obvious than others. It’s important that you be able to identify when your air conditioner is giving off signs of an issue, so that you can have it repaired as soon as possible. One of the more common signs of an air conditioner issue is low output. Have a look below at some of the reasons why your air conditioner might not be cooling as well as it should be. (more…)

Have You Scheduled Air Conditioning Maintenance Yet?

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Air-Conditioner-ServiceAir conditioning maintenance is one of the most beneficial services you can schedule for your air conditioner. If you haven’t scheduled it yet, you should really do so as soon as possible. The more you use the air conditioner during the summer, the more strain it’s going to be put under. This will make it much more likely for problems to develop over the next few months. Read on to find out how air conditioning maintenance helps keep your system in top condition during the summer. (more…)

Why Your Air Conditioner is Making Those Weird Noises

Monday, September 25th, 2017

air-conditioner-repairWe still have a bit of hot weather left to get through before things start to cool off, which means that you’re probably still using your air conditioner to stay cool during the day. That’s fine, as long as you stay aware of the possibility of your system developing some kind of malfunction under the increased strain.

The faster you can have a malfunctioning air conditioner repaired, the better off it will be. One of the most obvious signs that your air conditioner is in trouble is if it is making unusual noises during operation. Let’s go over some of the odd noises that your air conditioner might make when it’s malfunctioning. (more…)

3 Warning Signs That Your AC Needs Repairs

Monday, August 28th, 2017

air-conditioning-repairYou should be on the lookout for warning signs that your air conditioner is in trouble, especially during this time of year. Summer is when demand on air conditioners is greatest, which adds to their wear and tear and makes problems more likely to occur. If you know what to look for, though, you can call for repairs and have your air conditioner fixed faster. Faster repairs mean less damage to the air conditioner, keeping it in better condition for longer. Let’s have a look at three of the more common warning signs that your air conditioner is in need of repairs. (more…)

Should I Replace My Air Conditioner, or Have it Repaired?

Monday, July 31st, 2017

Air-Conditioner-TechnicianWith summer upon us, the strain on your air conditioner is likely quite a bit higher than at other times of the year. The more you rely on your air conditioner to keep your home cool, the more wear and tear the system is going to experience. That will make problems more likely to occur, and could even cause the system to permanently break down. If your air conditioner is experiencing issues, and you’re not sure whether or not to replace it, read on. (more…)

Air Conditioner Problems You Should Be Aware Of

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Air conditioning season is coming to an end, but new issues could still pop up in your system as long as you’re using it. It is important that you keep monitoring your air conditioner right up until you stop using it for the year, in order to make sure that no damage is inflicted on your system. With that in mind, read on to find out more about some of the air conditioner problems that you need to be aware of. (more…)

Signs That You Need to Replace Your Ductless Air Conditioner

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Ductless air conditioners, like all systems, have a limited lifespan. No matter how well you take care of them, they will eventually need to be replaced. What is important is that you recognize the signs that your ductless system is reaching the end of its lifespan. You don’t want to have your first warning sign be when your system gives out on a hot day. Read on to have a look at some of the more common signs that you need to replace your ductless air conditioner. (more…)

What Can Happen if You Don’t Change Your Air Conditioner Filter Often Enough

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Were you aware that your air conditioner actually contains a filter to protect itself from dust and debris? It’s true, every air conditioner uses an air filter in order to make sure that only air is cycled through the system. Like all air filters, this one needs to be cleaned or replaced every few months in order to remain effective. If this does not happen, it can cause all sorts of problems for your system. Read on to find out how a clogged air filter can cause serious issues for your air conditioner. (more…)

How to Keep the Cool Air Flowing this Summer

Monday, July 6th, 2015

Crisp, cooled air is what we all want when the heat and humidity conspire to make our lives a bit uncomfortable here in Lake in the Hills, IL. But it’s not always so easy to come by. You have to take the steps necessary to ensure that your AC functions just as it should, and that your home has what it needs to maximize your family’s comfort, whether you’re entertaining guests on the weekend or just trying to get some sleep. Here are some pro tips for keeping your home cool this summer. (more…)

Why You Should Install Ductless Air Conditioning This Summer

Monday, June 15th, 2015

The busiest season for air conditioning is just getting into full swing, and that means that keeping cool is a top priority for a lot of people. If you’re in the market for a new cooling system this summer, you should have a look at some of the alternatives to traditional air conditioning systems. For example, have a look at ductless air conditioning. Let’s examine what makes ductless air conditioners unique, and the advantages that they can provide. (more…)