Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioner Repair’

The Role of Your Refrigerant

Monday, June 22nd, 2020

Air conditioners are great inventions that keep our homes cool and comfortable. Modern homeowners usually don’t need to know much about the how and why behind what makes their air conditioners cool their homes. If we asked a random person on the street how an air conditioner worked, we wouldn’t be surprised if the answer was, “Not sure. Maybe, magic?”

That’s okay! It’s our job to know what makes your AC system tick, but we also enjoy sharing that information with you. That is why we want to tell you about one of the key components in your air conditioning system that is responsible for keeping you cool: the refrigerant.

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Size Does Matter: Trouble with an Incorrectly Sized AC

Monday, September 2nd, 2019

An incorrectly sized air conditioner could mean big trouble for you and your wallet in the near future. Like an incorrectly sized engine in the wrong car, you could find yourself with a failed air conditioner on the hottest day of the year and no idea how it happened. Homeowners like to think that all air conditioner problems are in the same category, that eventually you can get them fixed and your AC system will be like new.

Unfortunately, that’s not true. A filter issue or a thermostat miscalibration is one thing, but having your air conditioner be the wrong size for your house can shortly lead to the need for a new AC system. Imagine trying to get new tires on your car only to find out that you need to buy a whole new car because the whole thing is ruined.

It sucks right? Well, perhaps what we’re about to talk about could help you get solid AC repair in Gresham, OR for your incorrectly sized unit.

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Two Truths and One Lie About Air Conditioners

Monday, September 17th, 2018

blue-question-markHave you ever played “Two Truths and a Lie?” It’s the perfect ice-breaker for meetings and classrooms. We think it’ll be just as fun when talking about air conditioners.

Here’s how it works: we’ll give you three statements about air conditioning, and only two of them are true. Without looking below, write down which one you think is the lie:

  • The refrigerant in the system never needs to be changed.
  • An air conditioner that’s too big is better than one that’s too small.
  • Air fresheners can create leaks in copper refrigerant coils.

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