How an Air Conditioner Works: 7 Parts You Need to Know

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

How an Air Conditioner Works: 7 Parts You Need to KnowAir conditioners are complex machines that manipulate refrigerant to cool your Fresno home. If one component of the air conditioner isn’t functioning correctly, it can affect other parts or the entire air conditioner. To enjoy maximum cooling efficiency this season, it helps to know how an air conditioner works so you may better identify problems and realize the importance of maintenance.

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How to Weatherize Existing Windows and Boost Your Home’s Efficiency

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

How to Weatherize Existing Windows and Boost Your Home's EfficiencyInsulated windows can offer a boost to your home’s efficiency, but for many homeowners, the cost and hassle of a window replacement simply isn’t worth it. The good news, though, is that you can weatherize existing windows to keep your efficiency high and your energy costs low.

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Consider These Options for Home Ventilation in Fresno

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Consider These Options for Home Ventilation in FresnoThings are starting to heat up in Fresno. Before you resort to blasting the air conditioner, consider three home ventilation options that help you stay cool for much less.

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A How-To Guide to Air Conditioner Maintenance for the Homeowner

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

A How-To Guide to Air Conditioner Maintenance for the HomeownerWhile you should schedule professional air conditioner maintenance yearly, you can complete plenty of tasks yourself without any training or access to special tools. Follow this how-to guide to keep your A/C in good shape between formal tune-ups.

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Why Insulation Matters in Spring and Summer

Monday, May 18th, 2015

In the minds of many, insulation is something with which to concern oneself during the cold winter season. Those homeowners with a better understanding of how their homes work, though, know that insulation plays a major role in their homes throughout the entire year, not just during the coldest days of winter. That is why you should schedule any necessary insulation services with a member of our staff today. Doing so will allow you to enjoy all of the benefits that insulation has to offer during the spring and summer months. If you have any questions regarding your insulation needs, or if you are ready to schedule professional insulation services in Fresno, CA, give Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning a call today.

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At What Point Should I Consider Whole-House Dehumidification?

Monday, May 18th, 2015

With all that can go wrong with the quality of the air in one’s home, the pursuit of great indoor air quality  may seem rightly daunting. The good news is that, by working with the IAQ specialists on our staff, you can overcome the specific air quality issues which plague your comfort and put your health — and even the condition of your property — at risk. One of the most common problems that homeowners experience is the presence of excessive moisture in the air filling their homes.

In such events, the use of a whole-house dehumidifier is strongly encouraged. Determining if such a system is right for you can be tricky, though. Call Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning if you suspect that you may benefit from the use of a dehumidifier in Fresno, CA.

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7 Ways to Keep Cooling Costs Down Without Compromising Comfort

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

7 Ways to Keep Cooling Costs Down Without Compromising ComfortA large portion of your energy bill is comprised of cooling costs. But how can you cut down on this expense without sacrificing your comfort? Here are eight ways to keep those air conditioning costs down while still staying cool.

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5 Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality and Keep Dust at Bay

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

5 Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality and Keep Dust at BayIt’s impossible to completely eliminate all the dust in your home, but you can definitely keep it at bay. If you have dust allergies or just want to improve indoor air quality, try these tips to keep dust to a minimum.

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At What Point Should I Schedule AC Repairs?

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Deciding when to break out the checkbook and schedule air conditioning repair services can be tough for some frugal homeowners. However, we here at Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning feel compelled to tell you that it is always best to do so prior to the complete breakdown of your home cooling system. The old adage about not fixing it if it’s not broken does not really apply here, as even the most “minor” of air conditioning problems can lead to serious headaches and system failure down the road. That is why we’ve put together a few tips for you to help to determine if the time for air conditioning repairs in Fresno, CA has arrived. Contact us the moment that you believe your air conditioner is compromised. 

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3 Reasons to Opt for Zone Controlled Cooling

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Modern technology makes it easier than ever before to cool your home in an effective manner. There are also more options now available than ever before when it comes to ways in which you may choose to cool your home. Of course, all of this doesn’t really change the fact that cooling one’s home can still be a costly endeavor. The good news is that there are also ways in which modern homeowners can go about upgrading their cooling systems of choice. Consider the use of a zone control system in Fresno, CA if you truly want to get the most from your home cooling system. Contact Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning today for more details about our zone control system services. 

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