Posts Tagged ‘AC Repair’

Air Conditioning Myth: “Hot Spots in a Home Can’t Be Fixed”

Monday, August 8th, 2016

You may notice that during summer there are rooms and spots in your home that don’t receive the same level of cooling as the rest of the building. Conventional wisdom says that there’s really nothing you can do about this: hot spots are just going to happen and they can’t be fixed.

However, this is myth! In fact, it’s one of the biggest myths about air conditioning that you’re likely to hear. If your home has hots spots during the summer when the AC is running, you can do something about it. HVAC professionals can help find out why you’re receiving uneven heating and provide solutions that will help evenly distribute cooling throughout the house. Below are some of the methods to get rid of hot spots. (more…)

Why Does My AC’s Circuit Breaker Keep Tripping?

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Your air conditioner doesn’t use a fuel like gasoline to operate, it uses electricity. The system is large enough that it requires its own circuit breaker in your home’s electrical panel, but what happens when that breaker keeps turning off? And why does that happen? Let’s take a look. (more…)

Noisy Isn’t Normal: Sounds That Means It Is Time to Call for AC Repair

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Most people are familiar with the basic operational sounds of whole home air conditioning. At most, you should hear the fan and maybe a low-level “whhrrr” kind of sound coming from the outdoor unit. Indoors, you may hear the sound of the air moving through the vents as the cool air travels into your home. Whole home AC systems are designed to be quiet, as loud operational noise is a deterrent from using them. As such, if you start to hear sounds beyond the ones described above, it’s time to call your Comfort Central, Inc., technician for help. (more…)

Why Does My Air Conditioner Trip a Breaker Every Time It Starts?

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Your whole home air conditioning system is a complex electro-mechanical unit. Because of its size, it draws a good amount of power for operation – so much so that it requires its own circuit breaker in your system. However, if your ACs breaker keeps tripping, either at start-up or at any point during a cycle, it’s time to call an expert for help to determine what’s happening. (more…)

Why Is There Ice on My AC?

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Seeing ice buildup on certain parts of your air conditioning system may seem normal, especially if you feel the area that is covered in ice, because it will be very cold. But we can tell you without hesitation that this isn’t normal and is indicative of one of several problems with your air conditioning system. Scraping off the ice does not fix the problem because the ice is a symptom of the problem, not the problem itself. So what can cause ice to build on your air conditioner? Let’s take a look. (more…)

AC Concerns: What’s That Sound?

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Every mechanical system will make a modicum of noise when it operates, but there’s a difference between operational sounds and abnormal sounds. However, as the homeowner, it behooves you to know what kinds of sounds are considered to be abnormal so that you know when to call for your Comfort Central, Inc., technician. Here are some sounds that typically indicate that a problem has developed with your air conditioning system. (more…)