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A Few AC Repairs You Can Prevent Thanks to Regular Tune-Ups

July 16th, 2018

air-conditioning-maintenance-technician-checks-mainfoldWe’re strong advocates of regular air conditioning maintenance. This is when a NATE-certified HVAC technician makes an annual visit to your house to inspect the cooling equipment, clean and lubricate parts, check refrigerant pressure, tighten electrical connections, and generally make sure that the air conditioner is in great shape for the summer weather.

The biggest benefit of maintenance is that it gives you the peace of mind that your home cooling won’t fail abruptly on you during the hottest days of summer. The preventive maintenance done on the system really does “prevent”: it stops many major AC problems before they get a chance to inflict serious damage and jeopardize your household comfort. Below are a number of repairs for your air conditioner that you can stop from happening if you keep up with maintenance. In fact, 85% of the repairs any AC system may need over its service life can be prevented with this routine professional service:

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The Truth About Refrigerant (It Doesn’t Run Out!)

July 2nd, 2018

ac-unit-repair-with-technicianYou might call it Freon or maybe know it by another brand name, but the chemical refrigerant that’s inside your AC is an essential component allowing the system to do its job. Without refrigerant, your air conditioning system is nothing more than a large central house fan. Fans can help out a bit in hot weather—in fact, we recommend homeowners turn their ACs to “fan only” mode during the milder hot weather to help save energy. But if you want to endure an intense Texas summer, you’ll need an air conditioner system that actually draws heat from the air to cool it down. And for that, the AC needs refrigerant.

But people often don’t understand exactly how refrigerant works in an air conditioner. For example, a question that HVAC professionals sometimes hear from customers is when they should have more refrigerant put into the system. The answer is, “Hopefully, never.” We’re here to give you some facts about refrigerant, which will help you know when your AC needs repair work done.

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How Regular Air Conditioning Maintenance Saves Money

June 18th, 2018

air-conditioner-money-saverAt this time of year, we urge all our customers to have their air conditioning system professionally maintained. It isn’t a difficult job: all it takes is calling our office to schedule a convenient time. The actual job only takes about 1 to 2 hours, and afterwards our technicians will leave you with an air conditioner that’s ready to take on the most extreme heat of the Texas summer.

The biggest benefit of having professional HVAC maintenance for an air conditioning system is the peace of mind it brings. You can relax knowing that your home’s air conditioner has the best chance of making it through the summer without any interruptions. But there are so many benefits to regular preventive maintenance, and most of these benefits result in you saving money.

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Signs You May Need Professional AC Repairs

June 4th, 2018

air-conditioning-plastic-grateAn air conditioning system is a complex refrigeration device. If something goes wrong with one, it almost always needs a licensed HVAC professional to repair it. There are a few basic fixes that can be done by a homeowner, like changing an air filter, but for the most part we recommend you always call for HVAC experts when you’ve got a malfunctioning air conditioner.

If possible, you want to catch AC problems early—before you end up with a cooling system that won’t work at all or a pricier repair. Below are some of the common signs that will tell you it’s time to get the professionals on the job of saving your air conditioner.

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Arrange for a AC Tune-Up Before Summer

May 21st, 2018

tools-on-ac-unitThe official start of summer is only a month away, but the temperatures here are already rising far into the red. You’ve probably already had your air conditioning system running to cool down your home. If you haven’t already arranged for regular spring maintenance for your AC, have it taken care of now—before your cooling system has to do any more work.

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April 24th, 2018

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Welcome to Our New Website

April 24th, 2018

iMarket Solutions has launched AC Comfort new custom website. To learn more about how iMarket Solutions can expand your presence on the web visit:

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