Canella Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Repair’

Be Aware of These Potential End-of-Season AC Repair Needs

Monday, August 22nd, 2022

air-conditioner-with-techs-workingSummer is nowhere near over and your air conditioner has likely been put to the test!

Of course, you don’t have to worry about this too much if you had your cooling system professionally tuned up last spring. To keep your air conditioner in great working order, it’s important to have professional maintenance done once a year–or twice a year if we’re talking about a heat pump system. This will prolong system life in addition to reducing repair needs and retaining system efficiency.

In fact, we estimate that maintenance can help reduce up to 85% of the repair costs your system might otherwise need in its lifetime. Still, though, it is possible for repair issues to crop up in between tune-ups. Because of this, and because the middle to end of summer is the most likely time for an air conditioner to break down, it’s important that you know the signs of an air conditioner in disrepair.

Read on to learn what some of these signs are, and what they could mean.

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Why Do AC Systems Short-Cycle

Monday, August 24th, 2020

woman-listening-and-holding-hand-to-earLet’s say you’re sitting in your living room, trying to enjoy the comfort of your air conditioner, but it keeps switching on and off in rapid succession. Not only is this an annoying sound, but it’ll make you wonder if something is wrong with your air conditioner as it struggles to keep you cool. And we have some news–something is wrong with your air conditioner.

This phenomenon is known as short-cycling, and it places a lot of wear and tear on your system by forcing it to work inefficiently and ineffectively. This will cause a spike in your energy bills and leave you uncomfortable no matter where you set your thermostat to. To help you out, we’ve uncovered below what exactly short-cycling is, why it occurs, and why it’s bad for your air conditioner. Read on!

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