Fort Collins Heating & Air Conditioning Blog

3 Air Conditioning Sounds to Listen For

July 25th, 2016

Your air conditioner is hopefully up and running reliably and effectively, considering how hot this summer season has been so far. If you are serious about cooling your home, you really need to know for certain that your air conditioner is not just running, but that it is actually running properly. If it is making strange, unfamiliar sounds, this is probably not the case.

Don’t worry, though. Just give the professional technicians on our staff a call the moment that you realize that your system is operating more noisily than usual. We can handle any AC repairs that you may need in Loveland, CO.

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Is My AC Drying Out the Air in My Home?

July 18th, 2016

When most people think of the summer season, they think of hot, humid air. However, we actually run the risk of drying out the air in our homes excessively during the summer season. How can this be possible? The answer, which comes as a surprise to some, is simply by running our air conditioners in order to cool our homes.

If you’ve never considered that your AC could be dragging down the air quality within your home, you need to give the situation some attention. If you determine that the air in your home is too dry, using a whole-house humidifier in conjunction with your air conditioner may be necessary. Contact us to learn more about using such humidifiers in Fort Collins, CO.

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Why Consider the Use of a Heat Pump?

July 11th, 2016

Chances are that you don’t need us to point out just how hot the weather is at this point. It’s going to be a while yet before temperatures begin to cool off, so hopefully you have a reliable and effective air conditioning system in place. If you’ve come to realize that your system just won’t cut it for the rest of the season, or if your AC has broken down entirely, though, we are happy to handle your replacement services.

One option that we often urge homeowners to consider is the heat pump. There are many benefits that you can enjoy as a result of using a heat pump in Fort Collins, CO. Read on, and contact us with any questions that you may have. 

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Why Am I Paying So Much to Cool My Home?

July 4th, 2016

You’ve no doubt been running your air conditioner somewhat regularly at this point in time. Summer got off to a hot start, and it’s going to be a while before any sort of lasting relief sets in. If running your AC has come with the shock of very high energy costs, you may want to start thinking about ways in which to cool your home more efficiently and affordably. Following, you’ll find some examples of common reasons for an inefficient cooling experience. If you have any further questions, or you require any air conditioning services, remember that we are the company you can trust.

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Why Is There Water Surrounding My Air Conditioning Unit?

July 4th, 2016

When the heat of summer is at its zenith, you really don’t want to face discomfort just because your air conditioning system has developed a problem of some kind. The fact of the matter, though, is that your AC, like any other mechanical system, is not 100% reliable. At some point, it is very likely that you are going to encounter an operational problem of some kind with your AC.

One situation that we encounter from time to time is a “water leak” in an air conditioner. That description is a bit misleading, however, as your air conditioner does not actually use water in its operation. That does not mean that you are imagining the problem, though. 

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Does My Air Conditioner Need a Leaking Coil Replaced?

June 27th, 2016

There are a number of different problems that you may encounter with the air conditioning system that you rely upon in order to keep your home cool and comfortable. Investing in a good system from a trusted manufacturer and scheduling routine air conditioning maintenance will help you to keep the risk of repair needs to a minimum. Ultimately, though, there is no way in which you can hope for any air conditioner to operate 100% reliably. One of the most distressing of all problems that you may encounter with your air conditioning system is a leaking coil. You will learn a bit about how to spot a leaking coil, and what that may mean for your system, below.

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What Are Anode Rods, And Why Are They Important?

June 20th, 2016

Do you use a tank water heater in order to heat water for use throughout your home? If so, you have an anode rod in that water storage tank, and it serves a vital purpose in there. You may not know the component by name, but it is important that you familiarize yourself with it and its operation. After all, your anode rod is going to have to be replaced eventually, and you need to keep its condition in mind. Before we get ahead of ourselves, though, read the following post to learn more about what your anode rod does for your water heater in Windsor, CO.

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Why Should I Use an ERV This Summer Season?

June 13th, 2016

When you think of keeping your home comfortable and everyone within that space happy throughout the summer season, your mind probably instantly jumps to your air conditioning system. During the hottest time of the year, your air conditioner is going to put in a lot of work in order to keep your house cool, after all. However, you really cannot afford to overlook the importance of your indoor air quality during the summer months, either. Too often, homeowners sacrifice the indoor air quality in the name of efficient cooling. This need not be the case, however, so long as you use an energy recovery ventilator.

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What Goes On During an AC Tune-Up?

June 6th, 2016

You’ve heard it said time and time again. You must schedule routine air conditioning maintenance. Routine air conditioning maintenance is the best way in which to keep your system up and running at peak performance and efficiency levels. Schedule AC maintenance every single year.

What you may be wondering, though, is precisely what goes on during an air conditioning tune-up that makes it such an indispensable service. We are happy to enlighten you a bit. Read on to learn a bit more about the specifics of air conditioning maintenance, and remember to call our number if you want to ensure that you receive the very best that your AC has to offer.

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Why Hire a Professional to Clean My Air Ducts?

June 6th, 2016

When you are going about your spring cleaning projects, you probably don’t give the conditions inside your ductwork all that much thought. If you really want to get the most from your air conditioning system this summer, though, we strongly recommend that you take the time to call our number and schedule professional duct cleaning in Fort Collins, CO. When your air ducts are dirty within, there is no way in which you can expect your AC system to truly excel, or to enjoy the type of environment that you deserve in your home. Consider the following, and let us know if you have any concerns about your air ducts.

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