Service King Plumbing & HVAC Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning’

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 Consider Installing a Heat Pump

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Air conditioning is a pretty hot topic during the summer, if you’ll pardon the pun. As popular as central air conditioning is, though, it’s far from the only option you have available for home cooling. Take heat pumps, for example. These systems have been around for a long time, but are finally starting to grow in popularity as people realize the incredible benefits that they provide. Read on for a closer look at those benefits. (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…)

What You Need to Know About Your Air Conditioner Compressor

Monday, June 8th, 2015

Of the many parts that make up your air conditioning system, the compressor is arguably the most important. This is not because the compressor is responsible for actually cooling your home. At least, not directly. Instead, the compressor is the part that keeps your air conditioner running smoothly. It is what keeps a steady rhythm during operation, and without it your system would be unable to function. Read on to find out more about the compressor, and the issues that can affect it. (more…)

How Duct Sealing Can Save You Money on Air Conditioning

Monday, May 18th, 2015

You probably don’t think about your ducts all that often. Who does, really? Your ducts are designed to be out of sight and out of the way. They aren’t really supposed to attract attention. However, that doesn’t mean that they don’t need help every once in a while. With summer fast approaching, it’s about time we take a look at one of the most important services that can be provided to ducts: duct sealing. (more…)

Why Air Conditioning Maintenance Is So Important

Monday, May 11th, 2015

No one wants to experience an air conditioner breakdown. It’s inconvenient, expensive, and often time-consuming to fix. So most people are pretty good about scheduling air conditioning repair when they think there is a problem with their system. However, far fewer people are as diligent about preventive maintenance. Preventive maintenance is a vital part of keeping your air conditioner in good condition. Read on to find out more about why air conditioning maintenance is so important, and why you should schedule it this spring. (more…)

When is it Time for a New Air Conditioner?

Monday, May 4th, 2015

Air conditioners, like any machine, are not invincible. As great as it would be to install an air conditioner and never have to worry about it again, eventually you’ll need to have it replaced. When that time comes, it’s best not to hesitate. If you wait until your old air conditioner gives out completely before looking for a new system, you will likely find yourself without air conditioning for several days. Considering that summer is almost here, that would not be a comfortable thing. Read on to find out more about when it’s time for a new air conditioner. (more…)

Signs That You Need Air Conditioning Repair

Monday, April 13th, 2015

Winter is finally over, which means we’re now moving from the heating to the cooling season. In the next few months, things are going to really start heating up outside. When that happens, you’re going to want to be sure that your air conditioner is up to the task of keeping your home comfortably cool. The best way to make sure of this is to know the signs of a problem with your system. The faster you can identify a problem with your air conditioner, the faster you’ll be able to get it repaired and back to prime condition. Let’s examine some of the signs that you need air conditioning repair. (more…)

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