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Do You Hear What I Hear? Know If Your AC Is Making Odd Noises

As an Eastern North Carolina homeowner, you expect your air conditioner to be efficient, effective, and — most importantly — quiet. So when anything out of the ordinary happens with your AC system, you’re bound to hear it. Strange and unusual AC sounds can indicate a number of issues with your cooling equipment. AC Sounds [...]

By |2020-06-04T17:41:40+00:00June 30th, 2020|Air Conditioning|Comments Off on Do You Hear What I Hear? Know If Your AC Is Making Odd Noises

How to Cope When Your Commercial AC Breaks Down

A business owner expects the air cooling system to be something they can depend on for providing indoor comfort levels. However, problems can occur that will prevent the system from working properly. In some cases, the AC system could stop working completely, which is a major issue for any business. Find out more about what [...]

By |2020-06-17T15:09:54+00:00June 25th, 2020|Air Conditioning|Comments Off on How to Cope When Your Commercial AC Breaks Down

What Are Some of the Best Money-Saving Tips for Summer AC Service?

Summer’s the season for a few relevant money-saving tips for operating your air conditioner. According to the EPA’s Energy Star program, on a nationwide basis the cost of keeping a home cool accounts for about 15% of a household's annual energy expenditure. The good news is, that percentage has actually decreased over recent years as [...]

By |2020-06-04T17:33:55+00:00June 23rd, 2020|Air Conditioning|Comments Off on What Are Some of the Best Money-Saving Tips for Summer AC Service?

Want to Reduce Your Wait Time for a Cool Home? Learn How

Your home’s heating and air conditioning system plays an essential role in keeping your house — and your family — comfortable. However, if it seems it's taking longer and longer for your home to cool off, or your air conditioner never kicks in, there may be issues that need to be addressed. Ways to Reduce [...]

By |2020-06-18T20:26:19+00:00June 21st, 2020|Air Conditioning|Comments Off on Want to Reduce Your Wait Time for a Cool Home? Learn How

How Does Heat Affect Whether Your AC Components Fail?

Will failing AC components make the coming summer an uncomfortable experience? A central air conditioner incorporates parts that are subject to heavy wear and tear as temperatures rise and the system runs longer cycles to maintain thermostat settings. Here are some things to consider to increase the odds of making it through summer without having [...]

By |2020-06-18T20:25:49+00:00June 20th, 2020|Air Conditioning|Comments Off on How Does Heat Affect Whether Your AC Components Fail?

AC Overheating Is a Common Problem. Here’s How to Stop It.

It may sound strange to think of an air conditioner over heating. However, it's actually pretty common. If your air conditioner uses too much energy or gets overworked, it can trip the circuit breaker. If it does this too often, it can seriously damage the system. Here are some of the most common causes of [...]

By |2020-05-01T21:28:49+00:00May 26th, 2020|Air Conditioning|Comments Off on AC Overheating Is a Common Problem. Here’s How to Stop It.

How Do You Know If Your AC Needs Replacement Before Summer?

Spring’s the season to take note of any warning signs that your AC may need to be replaced. Central air conditioners have an average service life of 10 to 15 years. However, this figure assumes regular annual preventative maintenance and may also vary depending on the average daily hours the system is operated and other [...]

By |2020-04-02T18:25:15+00:00April 30th, 2020|Air Conditioning|Comments Off on How Do You Know If Your AC Needs Replacement Before Summer?

Which Brands of AC Units Are Most Recommended These Days?

Whether you're replacing an old air conditioning system or installing one for the first time, you want to make the best investment possible. We get questions all the time from Eastern North Carolina homeowners who want to know, "What's the best, most recommended AC brand these days?" The good news is that there are several [...]

By |2020-04-02T18:30:50+00:00April 21st, 2020|Air Conditioning|Comments Off on Which Brands of AC Units Are Most Recommended These Days?

Does the R22 Phase Out Apply to You?

The R22 phase-out may have a major impact on your indoor comfort during hot summer weather. R22 was a long-standing refrigerant once standard in air conditioners. However, when R22 was discovered to be depleting the Earth’s ozone layer, the chemical was scheduled to be phased out over a period of years. The Deadline Has Passed [...]

By |2020-02-13T15:39:30+00:00February 6th, 2020|Air Conditioning|Comments Off on Does the R22 Phase Out Apply to You?

What to Know About the Phase Out of R-22 Refrigerant in 2020

In the last months of this decade, the HVAC industry awaits a milestone of its own. When Jan. 1, 2020 arrives, it’ll also usher in the complete ban on the manufacturing and importation of R-22 refrigerant in the United States. Read on to find out what this means for your air conditioner or any other [...]

By |2019-11-01T21:49:55+00:00November 26th, 2019|Air Conditioning|Comments Off on What to Know About the Phase Out of R-22 Refrigerant in 2020