AAction Air Conditioning & Heating Co. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Bluffton SC’

The Problems with Humidity: Why You Need AC Maintenance

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Homeowners are keenly aware of the problems with excessive humidity, because dehumidifiers are quite popular appliances these days. When we think of humidity, we think of being uncomfortable, sweaty, and tired. However, humidity can be a big problem with your health as well, and a well-maintained air conditioner is essential in keeping your home comfortable and healthy. As we often like to tell our community, having no air conditioning in Bluffton, SC can be a major issue.

Humidity can cause a slew of problems if you’re not careful, since many of the issues we usually associate with heat can be associated with humidity as well. What might be a 90-degree day, can quickly feel like a 110-degree day with high humidity, and you’ll soon find yourself having some health problems.

So how can a quality AC maintenance plan help you avoid this? You’ll have to keep reading to find out.

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Why We Never Recommend DIY Heating Repair

Monday, November 13th, 2017

tools-maintenance-repairReady to take on your next do-it-yourself project around the house? Great! We appreciate artists, crafters, woodworkers, and general DIY-ers. Painting the kitchen, making a scrapbook, upcycling an old dresser, and replacing the grout in the kitchen are all admiral projects to take on. However, there are some things that should always be left to the professionals.

When it comes to your heating system, DIY work is rarely if ever a good idea. Repairing a furnace or heat pump can waste more money than it saves. Besides, it’s not worth risking your heating system or your health. When you notice a problem with your heating system, call a qualified contractor. Learn why DIY heating repair may not be your best bet in today’s guide.

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Do You Need AC Repair or Replacement?

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

AC-repair-technicianWe know that every time we show up to fix a home air conditioning system, residents are crossing their fingers, hoping that this problem will only require a quick repair. Of course, we’ll do our best to complete any AC repair in a timely manner, but our main focus is on an accurate diagnosis and a thorough repair. However, there is the possibility that your air conditioner will need replacement.

While you hope the time hasn’t come yet, this may be good news! A new air conditioner will run more reliably and more efficiently. With time, you may actually save money since you won’t have to worry about so many system breakdowns or such high energy bills. To help you decide whether you need an AC repair or a brand new system, we’ve provided some information. However, you should always call a technician to know for sure.

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AC Short Cycling: What Does It Mean?

Monday, September 4th, 2017

AC-in-grassSome problems with an air conditioning system leave you rushing to call in a technician ASAP, like when it only blows out warm air or when it’s completely broken down. Others are more subtle, like when the temperature only drops slightly. Today, we want to focus on an AC problem that often doesn’t set off any alarms.

Short cycling is when an air conditioner runs in brief spurts over and over. It may run for long enough to cool off the home—somewhat. However, it’s going to cause some major problems for your air conditioner.

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The Reason Water Sometimes Leaks from an AC

Monday, June 26th, 2017

drip-drop-waterHopefully, if you’ve ever discovered water leaking from your inside air conditioning unit, it’s been a relatively small problem you could keep under control. However, often air conditioner leaks are only discovered after they have already damaged parts of the home, costing in thousands of dollars in water damage repairs.

That’s why you should call an HVAC technician for AC maintenance each year. They can help to prevent problems like this from making your air conditioner work inefficiently, or more importantly, from damaging your walls, flooring, ceiling, cabinets, and more. We can tell you more about why this happens in the guide below, but if you think water is leaking from your AC, contact us right away!

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