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

Heat Pump or Furnace: Which Should You Choose?

Monday, December 9th, 2019

Both furnaces and heat pumps are solutions to a constant problem—how to combat the chilly winter temperatures we’re dealing with every year. While it might not be as chilly for us as it is for our northern neighbors, that doesn’t mean cold temperatures aren’t uncomfortable at best and dangerous at worst. That’s why having a reliable heater is just as important for us as it is for anyone else!

Though, with many different types of heaters on the market today, how can you tell which heater will benefit your home the most? With so little time in the winter to test them out for effectiveness, it can be difficult choosing the right system, to say the least.

We’re going to discuss two different types of heaters—the furnace and the heat pump. Both function much differently than the other, but they provide essentially the same service at similar rates of efficiency. If your curiosity peaks during this post, make sure to call us for anything involving HVAC in Richmond Hill, GA.

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Beware These Mid-Season AC Repair Needs

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

AC technician working on air conditionerSure, the official end of summer may be just a few short weeks away. But, if you’ve lived in this area for even just a year then you know the warmer temperatures can last well into October. With that in mind, we hope that your air conditioner is in good condition. You had it professionally maintained before the season began, right?

If not, no problem. In the absence of a total system breakdown, it’s really never too late to schedule maintenance. We just advise that you have this service done at least once a year (or twice a year, if you’re using a heat pump). Anyway, regardless of whether or not you had that pivotal tune-up done, you may still run into the need for air conditioning repair in Richmond Hill, GA before the weather cools off, given that your air conditioner has been working increasingly harder and harder over the past few weeks.

So, you may be wondering—what is it that you should watch out for?

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Furnace Repair FAQ: Is the Pilot Light Out?

Monday, December 25th, 2017

furnace-flameWhen your furnace won’t work the way you need it to, you might look to the usual suspects. Hopefully, you check the thermostat first, ensuring that you’ve got it set in heating mode with the right temperature set. Then, you start to troubleshoot the system by asking questions that may help you to get to the bottom of the problem before you call in a technician.

You may have heard that a simple solution to a furnace that won’t turn on is that a pilot light is out. Maybe you even have some experience relighting a pilot light in the past. However, this isn’t always the issue.

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How UV Lights Can Help to Keep You Healthy

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

When the weather outside is less than ideal, we keep the windows and doors shut tightly so that the air conditioner (or heater) can operate as intended. As soon as you open up a window, you let the warm air in that you’re trying desperately to keep out by operating your whole-home air conditioner. The advantages to shutting windows and doors are clear, but there are some downsides as well.

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Reminder: Change Your AC’s Filter for Better Performance and Efficiency

Monday, April 4th, 2016

In order to effectively and efficiently cool your home, it’s vital that you trust a professional to inspect, service, and repair your air conditioner. However, there is at least one task you can do on your own that is essential to your system’s performance and efficiency. This is, changing your air conditioner’s filter.

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Why Heat Pumps Should Have Professional Maintenance Twice a Year

Monday, December 7th, 2015

We recommend that any air conditioner or heating system receives a professional maintenance visit once a year. Annual maintenance visits ensure that the components are in proper working order, or you can find out about any issues within the system that need repair. This means that your heating and cooling equipment is more likely to run properly and less likely to break down in extreme temperatures. But a heat pump requires a little more attention than your average heater or air conditioner.

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Can You Afford to Replace Your Heating System?

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Eventually, any heating system will wear down to the point that replacing it is the best option for your home. But that doesn’t mean you are prepared to pay the price of a new heater. If you’re worried about the cost of a new heater, we’ve got some good news for you. A new HVAC system is an affordable option for many homeowners, and you may actually notice significant savings over time, especially if you choose a high-efficiency heat pump.

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Should I Wait to Replace My Air Conditioner?

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Your older air conditioner is nearing the end of its life. Any air conditioning system will reach this point eventually, but if it hasn’t broken down yet, why should you schedule a replacement? We’ve got several reasons we think you should not wait for long to replace your older air conditioner, as this can end up costing you a lot more in the long run. Here are a few reasons we think you should consider replacing an AC as soon as a technician advises.

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How Long Will It Take to Install My Air Conditioner?

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

When your older air conditioner finally breaks down for good, it’s an inconvenience for several reasons. You may be without air conditioning on a hot summer afternoon, and a rather busy work day may suddenly be interrupted. You want to know how long it will take to install the system—but no technician can really tell you with certainty without seeing your particular situation.

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Should You Repair or Replace that Older Air Conditioner?

Monday, July 6th, 2015

You’ve been through a lot of hot, humid summers with your air conditioning system, but you’ve recently started noticing it’s not performing up to your standards. Is it time to part ways with your older system? Ask your local technician for advice and consult our quick guide.

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