July 9th, 2018
You may not have much cause to meander past your indoor air conditioning unit all that often, depending upon its location in your home. You should be in its direct vicinity at least on a monthly basis, however, because you need to change its air filter at least that often. So what if you are passing by your unit, and you notice that it is surrounded by water? What would you do in that instance? Assume that you have a water leak and call a professional plumber?
Well, the problem with this is that air conditioning systems do not actually use water in their efforts to cool your home. They do not have a water tank of any kind, nor are they fed water for any purpose. So—where the heck is this water coming from? And should I be concerned? The short answers to these questions are frustratingly vague. There are a few potential problems that could be behind it and: maybe. So let’s take a closer look at the issue, and help to determine if you need professional air conditioning repair in Hanford, CA.
June 26th, 2018
We are not in this business for the glitz and the glamor of it. No, our technicians’ main motivation is much simpler—to keep our clients happy and comfortable throughout even the hottest days of the year. Your complete satisfaction is all the recognition that we need.
Sometimes, however, the worlds of AC services and broadcasting collide. That’s what happened when we were asked for some tips and insights on keeping cool as triple-digit temperatures strike this summer. Check out our segment here, and be sure to schedule your AC services with the pros on our team.
Contact Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning for your AC service needs. We strive to provide honest answers and solutions to the problems our customers experience while remaining highly competitive in price, and offer the fastest turnaround you can find!
June 25th, 2018
Most homeowners do not really have a thorough knowledge of how their air conditioning systems work to cool their homes, much less the various components that the system uses to do so. While we don’t expect you to be an expert on such matters—after all, that’s what we’re here for—we do think that it is in every homeowner’s best interest to have a basic understanding of their air conditioning system. That is why we’re focusing on a couple of specific components today.
These components are your air conditioner’s coils. More specifically, the evaporator coil and the condenser coil. These coils perform fairly similar, if reversed functions. Do you know what else they have in common? If they are damaged or even just very dirty, your air conditioner and the overall quality of its performance is at risk. That is why the Fresno, CA air conditioning pros on our team want you to understand just how important your air conditioning coils really are.
June 11th, 2018
If you subscribe to the old adage that variety is the spice of life, then right now is a very spicy time to be alive indeed! Whatever project you are looking to complete around the house, it seems like there are more and more options to consider now than ever before. This is certainly the case when it comes to how you choose to heat and cool your home. Did you realize that you have options when it comes to how you power your home too, though?
Solar energy systems are definitely more popular than ever, and today we are going to look at why that is. After doing so, you may just start to realize that a solar energy system is right for you. The great news is that reading this means that you have already found the company to work with when you decide to take the plunge and install solar panels in Fresno, CA—along with the rest of the equipment that a solar energy system requires.
May 28th, 2018
If you have read our blog before, then you have no doubt seen us touting the virtues of professional air conditioning maintenance. So why are we bringing it up again? Because a new cooling season is upon us, and some information simply bears repeating. At the end of the day, the facts are clear. If you want to get the most efficient and effective performance possible from your air conditioner, then you need to schedule annual AC maintenance with qualified technicians.
Another benefit of routine maintenance is that it keeps the need for air conditioning repair in Visalia, CA at bay. Now, it is important to note that you cannot expect your air conditioner to work with 100% reliability. That simply is not possible. However, you can expect your air conditioner to function as reliably as possible when it is properly maintained. By scheduling service with the pros on our team, you’ll be able to cool your home with well-earned confidence.
May 14th, 2018
Once the heat of summer really gets back into full swing, is your air conditioning system going to be there for you in order to keep your home cool and comfortable? Obviously, investing in good equipment and keeping that equipment well-maintained by scheduling annual tune-ups is going to give your system a good fighting chance. The truth is, however, that even the best and most well-maintained systems will stumble from time to time.
Now, an air conditioner that won’t start up at all or that is pumping hot air into your home is an air conditioner that is obviously in need of professional air conditioning repair services. There are plenty of instances in which you may need AC repairs in Madera that aren’t quite as obvious, though. An AC that is running irregularly is certainly one of them. Just don’t fool yourself into thinking that such problems are “minor” enough to wait on.
May 7th, 2018
Is investing in a new air conditioning system the most exciting way in which to spend your hard-earned money? No, probably not. That doesn’t mean that you are never going to have to make this particular investment, though. Whether you are building a new home that will need a new system, or you’ve got a system in place, AC installations and replacements are part of home ownership.
There is no reason that the process has to be a particularly rough one, though. Today, our Visalia air conditioning service pros want to share some tips about how you can make your next air conditioning installation as smooth a process as possible. When you need any air conditioning service, be it installation, maintenance, or repair, our team is always here for you.
April 30th, 2018
Yes, you can—and no, you do not have to do so with multiple window unit air conditioners installed throughout the house. While these window units do have their uses, such as cooling a single dorm room or maybe a studio apartment, they are far from ideal for cooling an entire house. When the heat comes back to our area, and it will come back hard, you need to know that residential AC system is up to the task at hand.
That is why you should consider using a ductless mini split system in your home. The system may not be ideal for every home or every homeowner, but no system is. For those homeowners that the system is the right fit for, there is nothing that can compare to the many benefits that ductless air conditioning has to offer. Just remember that any air conditioner that you invest in is only as good as your air conditioning service in Clovis, CA.
April 16th, 2018
An incredibly important one, that’s what role it plays! Of course, regular readers of our blog know that there is a lot more information coming below—we just wanted to get that basic answer to the question posed in the title out there right away. Refrigerant plays an integral role in the overall cooling process, which relies on heat transfer, that allows your air conditioner to keep your home comfortable even as temperatures soar outside.
So let’s take a look at precisely what the refrigerant in your AC does for your system—as well as the trouble that may ensue if you have a low refrigerant charge in that system. While we are at it, why not also talk about why you may have a low refrigerant charge to begin with? All that, and more, after this brief message from our—oh, sorry. We got a bit carried away there. Just keep reading, and remember to contact us when you need air conditioning service in Hanford, CA.
April 9th, 2018
We’re inching closer and closer to the summer season, and that means that a lot of homeowners in this area are starting to turn their attention back to their home cooling systems. Annual tune-ups are getting underway, and AC contractors’ phones are starting to ring more and more. Things may be getting busy, but we still want to take the time to share an important AC tip with you.
That tip? Remember to change your air conditioner’s air filter regularly this cooling season. Yes, your AC technician will do this for you during your annual AC tune-up in Fresno, CA. No, once a year is not going to cut it. These filters will typically need to be changed every 1-3 months, and keeping up with it will benefit you in a few ways.