AC Comfort Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Top 4 Things Homeowners Wish They Knew Before They Got a New AC

Monday, October 18th, 2021

air-conditioner-units-near-grassAutumn is a good time of the year to make big changes to the comfort system in your home. The weather cools down enough that you won’t need your AC running as often, and it’s easier to schedule an important job like having a new air conditioner installed. Because we live in an area that can experience warm temperatures all around the year, you never want to be caught with a dying air conditioner at any season—so if you think you’re ready for a new air conditioning installation, now is an excellent time.

But don’t jump into it too fast! Many homeowners have made mistakes with an AC installation because of haste and not consulting with a professional HVAC contractor in Houston, TX. Below we’ve listed the top four things these homeowners wish they had known before they plowed ahead hastily getting a new air conditioner.

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Why Aren’t All the Rooms in My House Getting Enough Cooling?

Monday, October 4th, 2021

family-before-electric-fansCentral air conditioning systems exist so an entire house can enjoy comfort. They overtook window air conditioners, which can only cool a limited space (and have other disadvantages as well, but that’s a whole other post). If you have a central air conditioning system that isn’t evenly cooling your house, leaving some rooms much hotter than others, it can mean one of several problems. 

You don’t have to just accept that your AC can’t give you even cooling. You deserve a comfortable house, and we recommend you call for a new AC installation or air conditioning repair in Katy, TX. Below we’ll look at why your AC may have problems with whole-house cooling.

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Warning Signs You Have a Dying AC at the End of Summer

Monday, September 20th, 2021

air-conditioner-with-dirty-coilsThe end of summer doesn’t mean the end of the heat here in Texas. We depend on air conditioners for most of the year, and heat can strike at almost any time. We need to take extra precautions with our residential air conditioning systems so they’re ready to work at a moment’s notice. We need to know when to call for air conditioning repair in Cypress, TX—and also when we’ve got an air conditioning system that’s beyond repairs.

You may be in the latter situation: an air conditioner that’s dying and may not make it to next year, let alone next summer. Hopefully, you can identify a failing AC before it fully breaks down, and in this post we’ll walk you through some of the major warning signs it’s time for an AC replacement.

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Did You Forget AC Maintenance Before Summer? You Still Need to Schedule It!‏

Monday, September 6th, 2021

AC-technician-washing-condenserYour AC does the job of keeping you comfortable in your home. However, to fully rely on it you need to ensure you stay current with its maintenance needs.

Most people schedule AC maintenance just before summer. However, if you forget, it doesn’t mean you should wait another year to have your AC tuned up and inspected. You need AC maintenance every year for you to fully enjoy its benefits.

Here are the major benefits of regular AC maintenance.

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The AC That Does Too Much: When Your AC Won’t Shut Off

Monday, August 9th, 2021

ac-plastic-grillWhen your home’s air conditioning system won’t turn on, you know you have a problem—especially in a scorching Texas summer! But what about the opposite problem, an air conditioner that runs and runs and won’t shut off?

If you don’t think that sounds like too much of a problem—the sort of problem you wouldn’t mind having—here’s a rundown on how a nonstop AC can make trouble:

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What to Look for in a New Air Conditioner

Monday, July 26th, 2021

residential-acIt goes without saying that HVAC systems are essential for modern-day life. Summers are getting hotter each year and come with serious consequences for life and health. Good air conditioning in Cypress, TX can help you overcome any high-temperature issues in your home.

Buying or upgrading to a good quality air conditioner is a worthwhile investment. Not only will it provide much comfort and ideal temperature in your home, an advanced system can also enhance your breathing air quality. You can also consider a heat pump, which provides heating as well as cooling. 

In this blog post, we point out some of the most important factors you should consider for buying an air conditioner.

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Tips for Keeping Cool When Your AC Gives Out

Monday, July 12th, 2021

woman-in-front-of-fan-hand-on-headThere are few things worse for people living in Texas in the summer than to find that their air conditioner has broken down and turned their homes into literal ovens. The hot summer months can leave a house feeling like it is a sauna. We’ve heard of many customers spending on getting hotel rooms after scheduling services for air conditioning repair in Katy, TX, to avoid suffering in the heat while they wait for their air conditioning to work again.

If you pay attention to your air conditioner’s maintenance and repair needs, a complete system breakdown should never occur. If it has happened, you might not need to burn a deeper hole in your pocket by getting a hotel room or suffer in the heat. We’ve written this guide to give you some helpful tips for keeping cool when your AC gives out, and you await repairs.

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A Note to Our Customers About Price Increases

Friday, July 9th, 2021

We want our customers to know about recent price increases due to the pandemic and other disruptions to the supply chain. All major HVAC manufacturers are encountering equipment shortages, causing them to raise prices to retailers like us all across the country—and more price increases are likely to occur in the future.

To help us provide you with the best and most cost-effective service, we recommend that you plan ahead with calls for repairs and maintenance. Most importantly, if you are considering installing new HVAC equipment this summer, such as replacing a faulty old air conditioning system, it’s best to arrange for the work as soon as possible—you don’t want to get caught in the heat at a time when it’s more expensive and challenging to have a new AC installed!

For those who do plan on a new air conditioning installation, there’s another reason to schedule your appointment with us right away: we’re offering 36-Month No Interest Financing on qualifying equipment. This offer expires at the end of July, so call now to get started!

At AC Comfort, Your Comfort Is Our Business! Schedule HVAC service in Katy, TX.

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Here’s Why You Need to Change the AC’s Filter Regularly

Monday, June 28th, 2021

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Have you ever come across a situation where you switch on your AC and it simply doesn’t feel like it is working well enough? You might start to wonder whether this summer is hotter than last year or if there is something wrong with your unit. Fiddling with different modes and temperature settings might not make a difference.

If you are running into this problem with your air conditioning in Houston, TX, there is a chance that it might be a problem with your AC’s air filters. Do you remember when the last time you replaced the air filter was?

In this post, we will talk about why you need to change the air conditioner’s filter regularly to help you understand the importance of taking care of it before you end up having to deal with poor quality cooling and expensive repairs.

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How Much Cooling Can Your AC Do?

Tuesday, June 1st, 2021

blown-awayIt gets hot in this part of Texas during the summer. Our average high in July and August is 94°F, and we all know it can get even hotter. This level of heat puts stress on our home air conditioning systems, and we can expect them to run on most days throughout summer.

This brings up something important about air conditioners: just how much cooling can they deliver to a house? Is your air conditioning system enough to beat the Texas heat during a summer day? How far can you push it?

We’ll answer these questions below, since they’ll help you know the best way to run your AC during another summer scorcher.

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