Don’t Put Off This Air Conditioning Repair

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

AC-repair-maintenance-toolsThere are plenty of things we put off even though we know we shouldn’t. You might decide that you can wait to put gas in your car, even though you know it’s a bad idea to drive around while you’re low on fuel. You may decide to wait to scrub the floors or wash the windows, even though you know the area will become more difficult to clean the longer you wait.

Waiting too long just makes things difficult, and when it comes to AC repair, it may actually make your wallet lighter. The longer you wait to repair your air conditioner, the worse a problem can get, especially if the system is short cycling. Today, we go into this common AC issue and explain why it’s so damaging to your air conditioner. Don’t put off repairs!

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How Does an Air Conditioner Freeze in the Heat?

Monday, September 18th, 2017

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A normal evaporator coil.

Air conditioners are not supposed to freeze. While many of the same components are used for your home freezer, you might be surprised to know that a freezing air conditioner is actually a bad thing. As you’ll see below, it forces your air conditioner to work harder than it’s meant to and can cost you more of your monthly bills. So why is it, then, that an air conditioner does freeze—typically during one of the warmest days of the year?

The indoor coil portion of your air conditioner is most vulnerable to freezing. And, even though it’s not supposed to, this tends to happen on a very hot day. How can this be? And, what’s more: what should be done? We help you answer these questions and more in today’s post, but please call our team for urgent air conditioning repairs.

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What Should You Do When You Need Emergency AC Repair?

Monday, August 21st, 2017

contractor-smile-air-conditionerTexas air conditioners take a lot of hits throughout the year. All that energy use and wear and tear throughout most of the year can take its toll on your AC system, and it’s most likely to break down when it’s working hardest—in the middle of a hot day when you need it most! In our area, a broken air conditioner is an emergency, but don’t panic.

We want to help you feel prepared should your air conditioning system breaks down suddenly without warning. If you’ve got children in the home or if a resident is sick or elderly, this is vital information. For more, reach out to our friendly team today!

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4 Things that Affect Air Conditioning Efficiency

Monday, July 24th, 2017

air-filter-in-ductsEnergy efficiency is a hot topic in modern appliances. The more efficient your oven, dishwasher, or clothes dryer is, the more you can save. With an air conditioner, the potential to save is even higher with a more efficient system, especially if you live in Texas.

The cost of running your air conditioner is incredibly high in the summer, and you might be looking for ways to make your unit more efficient. But there are conditions within the system and around the home that can have an effect on how much you spend.

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Why Won’t the Temperature of My AC Go Low Enough?

Monday, July 10th, 2017

thermostat-dial-wallWhen you get home after any amount of time spent outdoors in the Texas heat—even on the walk from the driveway to your front door—you hope to be greeted by a nicely chilled home. Many people walk straight to the thermostat and lower the temperature settings as much as they go or to a temperature they think will make the heat more bearable.

If you turn the thermostat down to about 72°F and it’s a scorcher outside—say about 95°F or higher—you may be disappointed to find the temperature never quite reaches that setting. The air conditioner may run constantly, never achieving this low setting. Should you be worried?

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The Easiest Way to Prevent AC Repair

Monday, June 12th, 2017

air-filter-ventWe understand that people don’t love to call in a technician to fix something in the house. While we do everything we can to provide you with a positive experience, it’s still money you didn’t plan on spending and time you’d rather not take out of your day. We offer convenient scheduling and fast emergency service for your AC repair needs. Still, we want to help you prevent such emergencies from happening in the first place.

There are ways to prevent your air conditioner from failing when you need it most, or at least to reduce the chances of system failure. The first is thorough annual maintenance, which includes tuning up the system, making adjustments here and there, and cleaning the outside coil. Unfortunately, you cannot do this on your own and will need to schedule an appointment with a technician. But there is one easy thing you can, and should, be doing to help avoid repairs.

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Why Does My Air Conditioner Need Repair Already?

Monday, May 29th, 2017

tech-ac-maintenance-repairIt’s the beginning of the season, so what’s up with all of these problems with your air conditioner? You expect your AC system to run smoothly for most of summer. If it’s going to break down, it tends to happen in the middle of a hot season that really took its toll on your air conditioner.

Of course, your air conditioner could break down at any time. If your air conditioner needs repair this spring, and you want to know what could’ve gone wrong, read on! To schedule AC repairs in Vidor, TX with a team that will help you out fast, call Air Services Unlimited today.

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Why Do the Lights Dim When the AC Comes on?

Monday, July 25th, 2016

We’ve heard about this issue surprisingly often. The air conditioner cycles on, and as it does, the lights in all or part of the home dim. It’s a strange problem, and it may seem like something you’re just stuck with. But if you call the right people, you may be able to resolve the issue relatively easily.

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Why Water Sometimes Drips from AC Systems

Monday, May 16th, 2016

Something we’d like to point out first and foremost is that water drips from every conventional central air conditioning system. It’s all part of how your air conditioner keeps you cool!

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Why You Don’t Need to Add Refrigerant to Your Air Conditioning System

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Most homeowners understand that their air conditioning systems need refrigerant to work, but there can be great misconceptions about how refrigerant is used in the system. It is important to understand how refrigerant is utilized in your air conditioner because then you’ll understand why refrigerant is not something that gets added every year. The AC experts from Air Services Unlimited have explained more for you below.

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