Air Conditioner

Why Is My Air Conditioner Blowing Warm Air?

Summer is in full swing. While barbecues and pool parties are great ways to enjoy the summer season, we all rely on the comfort of our homes to provide a much needed respite from the heat. This is when we count on our air conditioners the most. This is also the busiest season for HVAC

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Is Your Air Conditioner Making You Sick?

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Do you ever find yourself feeling stuffy and fatigued even when you’ve stayed inside for most of the day? The point of your air conditioner is to make your home more comfortable — cooling and protecting your home in the hottest days of spring and summer. If your air conditioner is not well-maintained, however, it

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Should You Repair Your AC or Replace It? [Infographic]

Having a working Air Conditioner during the summer months in Northern California is an essential. When you’re caught unexpectedly without that fresh cool air blowing through the vents, it’s easy to go into panic mode because: “Too Hot. Need Air”. Before you make the jump into replacing your entire AC system, or choosing to whip

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My Air Conditioner Won’t Turn On

My Air Conditioner Won’t Turn On - Service Champions

There are few things more frustrating than your air conditioning system not working when you need it. What do you do if your AC won’t turn on? There are 5 likely culprits when your air conditioning system won’t turn on. Some you can check yourself, and some you should call a professional to safely evaluate

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How to Prepare Your Air Conditioner for Cooling Season

How to Prepare Your Air Conditioner for Cooling Season - Service Champions

The temperatures are warming up, creating less need for heating and more need for cooling. To ensure that your air conditioner is running safely and efficiently to increase your comfort and save money, follow these spring air conditioner maintenance tips. Change Your Air Filter Cleaning or replacing your filter will save you money, extend the

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What You Need to Know About the EPA HCFC-22 (R-22) Phaseout

What You Need to Know About the EPA HCFC-22 (R-22/Freon®) Phaseout

The most common type of refrigerant used in air conditioning and refrigeration equipment is HCFC-22 (or R-22). If your air conditioner or heat pump was manufactured before 2010, it most likely uses R-22 refrigerant. (You can find out what type of refrigerant your air conditioner or heat pump uses by checking out the nameplate on

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4 Different Types of Dehumidifiers and How They Work

Different Types of Dehumidifiers and How They Work

High humidity in summer is extremely uncomfortable. The more humid it is, the harder it is for the body to transfer heat to the air. Unfortunately, San Francisco and the surrounding Bay Area are among the top 10 cities in the United States where the average humidity is above 72.5%. According to the World Data

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How to Keep Air Conditioning Costs Down

How to Keep Air Conditioning Costs Down

Summer will be here before you know it and electricity rates are continuing to climb. Quite frankly, we are also very concerned about rising energy bills. While there are energy-efficient A/C systems that homeowners can invest in to cut down on cooling costs, let’s admit it—not everyone can upgrade to the latest cooling technology. HVAC

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How to Prepare Your HVAC System for Spring

How to Prepare Your HVAC Air Conditioning System for Spring

Spring is the season to spring into action against poor indoor air quality and winter clutter. It’s also the ideal time to prepare your HVAC system for the warmer upcoming months. Since it still feels like winter, not many homeowners are prioritizing getting their HVAC system prepped for spring. Soon spring will bring forth a

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