5 Signs Your AC Needs Repairs

August 15th, 2022

tools-on-ACIt is one of the last things you want to hear at this point in the summer but it is a fairly common situation to encounter. Needing repairs for your air conditioner at this point in the year is something that many people find themselves facing. While it isn’t ideal it also isn’t something to ignore.

The sooner you schedule your air conditioner repair in Fresno, CA to address an issue, the better off you’ll be. A big part of this is knowing when to contact a professional to address those problems. Here are the warning signs that will let you know that it is time to talk to a professional technician.

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Why AC Sizing Is A Big Deal

August 1st, 2022

AC-unitWhen it comes to choosing a certain size for anything (from tires for your car to clothes to wear), you always want to look for the right size. Having something in the right size makes a difference, after all, increasing effectiveness and comfort. And the size of your air conditioner is no different.

Well, okay, so the size for your AC that we are talking about might be a little different. That’s because this type of size doesn’t refer to the physical space that your system sits on. Instead, it refers to the amount of power that your Fresno air conditioner needs to cool down your home.

Having a properly sized AC can be the defining factor in regards to how well your system cools your home. Read on to learn everything you need to know.

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Is It Time To Replace Your AC?

July 18th, 2022

You don’t want to do battle with your air conditioner all summer, do you? We’d say the answer is probably no! After all, this time of year in Fresno is when you need this system the most. However, this time of the year is also the one that can put the most strain on this system and end up being “the straw that breaks the camel’s back.”

Translation: the height of summer is when most air conditioners give out. But remember that you don’t want to be without your AC! How can you get your AC replacement in Fresno before your system completely stops working? Watch out for these warning signs for a start!

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Is It Time To Go Ductless?

July 4th, 2022

If you are looking for a new way to enjoy a comfortable home, you may want to consider choosing a ductless HVAC system. Installing a system for ductless air conditioning in Fresno can take your energy efficiency and home comfort to the next level.

But what if you have a home with ductwork in it? What are the benefits really of a ductless system? We can answer these questions and more below. The team at Donald P. Dick Air Conditioner can help give you the answers you need to make an informed decision about your next air conditioning system.

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Have You Changed Your Air Filter Recently?

June 20th, 2022

There are so many different parts in your air conditioner in Fresno, CA that are highly important but we want to make sure that you don’t forget about your air filter. It is highly important too!

While often passed over when people think about what is going on with their air conditioner, the air filter can be something that plays a big enough role that it can make or break your system operation. If you haven’t considered changing your air filter before now, or you didn’t know that you needed to, now is the time to think about it. Let’s discuss how changing your air filter is one of the easiest ways to ensure better performance from your AC system.

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When to Consider Adding a Dehumidifier to Your Home

June 6th, 2022

Does Your Home Have a Humidity Problem?High humidity levels are great when you are in a nice sauna working up a sweat. But things are different when you are at home, trying to keep cool! All the extra moisture in the air on a humid day makes it much harder to do so. And things are even worse when the inside of your home gets too humid!

If you are finding yourself battling humidity in your home just much as you are outdoors, then it may be a good idea to consider installing a whole-house dehumidifier in Fresno. We can tell you all about the signs that a dehumidifier installation is a good idea for your house.

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What an Icy Air Conditioner Means

May 23rd, 2022

evaporator-coilWhen you see ice, in most cases you’ll relate it to a chilly environment or even a cold food, like ice cream. But what about when you see ice in a situation when it feels like your home couldn’t get much hotter?

What we are getting at is the idea of seeing ice building up on your air conditioner while your home is still too warm. It seems counterintuitive. But what it is, is a sign that something is seriously wrong with your air conditioner.

Read on to learn what causes an icy AC and why it requires expert AC repairs in Fresno, CA.

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Do You Need a New Thermostat?

May 9th, 2022

Setting the Thermostat: Fan On or Auto?You wouldn’t be able to play a video or computer game without a controller or a mouse and keyboard. There would be no way to translate what you wanted your character to get done! Similarly, you can’t operate your air conditioner without a working thermostat. 

Thermostats are the brains of your home comfort operation. A good Fresno thermostat can help you enjoy the best possible control of your home’s temperature. A bad one can undercut your comfort and your energy efficiency.

If you are wondering how you can figure out whether or not you have a bad thermostat that needs to be upgraded, we’ve provided some guidelines to help you figure it out.

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5 Indicators There Is a Problem With Your AC

April 25th, 2022

ac-moneyThings are starting to heat up. These are something like the warm-up laps for your air conditioner before the big marathon. While you aren’t going to have to rely heavily on your AC yet, now is the ideal time to double-check to make sure that your system is operating right.

If your system needs air conditioner repairs in Fresno, you’ll want to make sure to schedule an appointment with a technician as soon as you can. Schedules fill up as the temperature rises and we want to make sure that you get the service you need!

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Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

April 11th, 2022

woman-blowing-noseThe quality of the air in your home plays a large role in your overall comfort. Dirty air is going to hinder things more than you might expect. Poor indoor air quality is going to leave your HVAC system struggling to operate properly. It will also lead to issues with your respiratory health.

You don’t have to take this problem without help though. There is more than one way to address poor indoor air quality. With our expert services, you can enjoy cleaner air and better comfort in your home.

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