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

The Leading Way to Prevent Heater Repairs

Monday, December 24th, 2018

If you are one of the many homeowners who find themselves spending a lot of time and money on heater repairs, we are going to let you in on a little secret. Yes, costly repair bills can be avoided, and we are going to tell you how! The secret to preventing heater repairs is… maintenance! That’s right, regular preventative maintenance is the best way to avoid paying for costly repairs. We know better than anyone that heater repairs can be a nuisance, and almost nobody wants to deal with the hassle of scheduling them. Scheduling preventative maintenance is much less annoying: it’ll save you both time and money in the long run! Plus, it’ll keep your heater running smoothly for many years to come! Keep reading to find out more about the benefits of heater maintenance! 

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Boom, Buzz, Bang: Noises You Should Never Hear from Your AC!

Monday, September 17th, 2018

woman covering her ears with shocked expression on faceWhile other parts of the country may be gearing up for fall and making sure their heaters are tuned-up for the coming chilly temps, we’re still going to be using our air conditioners for several weeks. As such, it makes sense you’d want to do everything you can to make sure yours will get you through the rest of summer and beyond, so you aren’t stuck without it on a day you need it the most.

If you’re ignoring any ominous noises coming from it though, you may very well end up with a broken down system this season, and find yourself in need of prompt Bluffton, SC air conditioning repair services. Of course, we’re there for that! But we’d like to help you avoid it to begin with, if possible.

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“Is My Air Conditioner a Dehumidifier?”

Monday, August 6th, 2018

upright air conditioner blowing air--animatedNo, and in fact relying on an air conditioner to dehumidify your home does more harm than good. More on that below.

If you’ve lived in our area for even just a year, then you’re already well aware of how draining the effects of high humidity can be. If you have a highly-efficient, fully functioning air conditioning system, then you should definitely be grateful. But although this improves your comfort, it’s still not doing enough to give you long-lasting relief from summer weather.

A whole-house dehumidifier will do that for you. This system works with your air conditioner. Sure, you can rely on portable dehumidifiers placed strategically around your home, but this isn’t the same. The whole-house approach gives you better comfort, air quality, and energy savings.

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Allergy Season Is Here: How to Prepare

Monday, April 16th, 2018

Paper cut of family with house and tree on fresh spring green grassThe state of your Bluffton, SC HVAC system can certainly impact your indoor air quality. For instance, if it’s an air conditioner struggling to reach the cooler temperature you have your thermostat set to, then you certainly won’t feel as comfortable indoors as you otherwise would. But when we talk about indoor air quality, we’re referring to much more than merely the temperature of your home.

We’re talking about the presence, or lack thereof, of particles and contaminants that can severely affect the symptoms of those with allergies and asthma. Springtime is allergy season, and while there’s not a whole lot we can do about your outdoor allergies, we can certainly help out in your home!

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What Happens When You Don’t Change Your Home Air Filter

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Most technicians recommend that homeowners replace the air filters in their home once a month, or at least every couple of months. But many homeowners neglect this task because they don’t really see the problem. If the air quality in the home seems fine, why bother?

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Can a Heat Pump Really Keep You Comfortable Year Round?

Monday, November 7th, 2016

If you are looking into a new heating and air conditioning system, you may come across some conflicting information about heat pumps. A heat pump is an all-in-one heating and air conditioning system known for its energy efficiency. But some people question its ability to provide year-round comfort, especially in colder weather.

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Zoning Your Home for Better Efficiency

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Saving money on heating and air conditioning can be easy if you’ve got the right equipment for the job. When shopping for a new heating or air conditioning system (or a heat pump, which does both), be sure to purchase one with the ENERGY STAR label and with a high efficiency rating compared to other systems of its size. In addition, a Wi-Fi thermostat can help you to make energy-smart choices, allowing you to adjust the temperature from the workplace or wherever you are!

And one upgrade many homeowners decide to go with for year-round savings is a zone control system. Zoning your home for heating and cooling can lower your bills and give you more control over your comfort than ever before.

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3 Habits that Make Your AC System Less Efficient

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

The summer season is coming to a close, and yet, your air conditioning system still uses way too much energy to run. If your bills seem out of control, it could be an indication that your air conditioner needs replacement.

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3 Easy Ways to Save Money on Cooling

Monday, August 15th, 2016

When you get home on a hot and humid day, the first thing you do is turn on your air conditioning system. It’s tough to save money on cooling costs when all you want is cold air filling up your home fast. But if you follow a few simple steps, you might be able to cut down costs without giving up on comfort.

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Find Out If You’re Spending Too Much on Home Cooling

Sunday, July 24th, 2016

It seems like your air conditioning costs are out of control in the summertime. But what can you do besides shut off your AC system and stay uncomfortable throughout the day and night?

Chances are high that you’re spending more than you need to. Schedule an energy audit with a qualified technician today to find out if you’re spending too much on these common home and AC system issues.

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