Fresh Air Heating & Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioner Repair’

Ice on the AC Coils—It Should Never Be There!

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

frozen-air-conditioning-coilsMost homeowners aren’t experts on how modern air conditioning systems operate. There’s no reason they should be. After all, how many people who use microwave ovens have an in-depth understanding of microwave radiation? Professionals exist to handle services like fixing an microwave or repairing an air conditioning system.

However, there are a few basic misunderstandings of air conditioning that we want homeowners to know about, because it helps them know when to call for air conditioning repair in O’Fallon, MO from our technicians. One common misunderstanding is that ice along the evaporator coils of an AC is perfectly normal. It’s far from normal—it may even warn of an air conditioner in danger of complete breakdown.

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There Is No Such Thing as a “Minor” Refrigerant Leak!

Monday, July 9th, 2018

question-markThere are plenty of times in life when one may be hesitant to recognize a problem, or when one may be quick to downplay just how important any given problem really is. If you own a home and use an air conditioning system to keep yourself and your family comfortable throughout our brutally hot and humid summer season, then you cannot afford to develop this type of mindset in regards to refrigerant leaks. Refrigerant leaks of any size are serious problems demanding prompt attention.

That being said, it begs a rather obvious question: how do you know if there even is a refrigerant leak in your system? It is not as if you are a professional HVAC technician—after all, if you were, you wouldn’t need us to tell you all this. Well, the “silver lining” here, though that may be testing the limits of the phrase, is that a refrigerant leak will typically give you some clear signs that something is wrong and that professional AC repairs in Chesterfield, MO are necessary.

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Spotting the Need for AC Repairs

Monday, June 11th, 2018

AC-manifoldIt doesn’t take a professional meteorologist to realize that the heat and the humidity of the summer season is beginning to ramp up. Sure, we’ve still got some cool nighttime temperatures ahead of us. However, the order of the day for the foreseeable future is not just warm—it’s uncomfortably hot. That is precisely why you want to know for certain that your air conditioner in Chesterfield, MO is ready for action.

Now, a good air conditioning system that is professionally installed and routinely maintained will function quite reliably. That being said, there is really no such thing as a 100% reliable air conditioner. At some point, you’ll find yourself in need of air conditioning repairs. Because sooner is always much better than later when it comes to such repairs, we aim to help you learn to spot the signs that AC repair is necessary.

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