Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for August, 2016

Should I Be Concerned About Short Cycling?

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Yes, you absolutely should be. There are a lot of different problems that may develop with your home cooling system. If the system is still capable of cooling your home effectively, though, you may be tempted to ignore what you see as “quirks” in its performance. The fact of the matter, though, is that you are putting your air conditioning system at serious risk by doing so.

If your air conditioner is starting up and shutting down very quickly, only to start up again before long, it is short cycling. This condition is much more than a minor annoyance. Chances are that you need some type of air conditioning repair in Hanford, CA.

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What Can Lead to Ice Forming on My AC?

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Do you have ice on your air conditioning system? If so, it is important to realize that this is not a sign of your AC working a bit too effectively. Instead, it is a sign that there is actually something wrong with your home cooling system.

There are a few different issues that could cause ice to develop on your air conditioner in Madera, CA. Whatever the precise nature of the problem may be, you can count on our technicians to resolve it properly. Contact us the moment that you notice that your air conditioner is icing up.

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Tankless Water Heater Tips: What to Consider Before Investing

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

While we’re willing to be that you can think of at least a few more exciting to spend your money on than a water heater, the fact of the matter is that no water heater will last forever. If and when you do need to replace your water heater, or if you are buying one for a brand new property, remember that there are multiple options to consider. The use of tankless water heaters in Kingsburg, CA has become more and more common over recent years.

A tankless water heater is not, of course, the right choice for every home or homeowner. Many can benefit greatly from the use of such a system, though. Read on to learn more about some points of consideration, and remember to schedule your water heater services with our team.

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Is My Air Conditioner Leaking Water?

Monday, August 15th, 2016

It is entirely possible that you will discover that there is water pooling around your air conditioner at some point. While this is certainly an alarming scenario, and one that may result in water damage to your property, it’s not exactly a “leak” the way you may be thinking of one. This is because, simply, water is at no point used in the cooling process, and your system does not include water the way that it does refrigerant. Of course, that doesn’t mean that you are imagining the problem.

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Ways to Stay Cool in the Summer When the AC Dies

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Modern air conditioning systems are extremely well-designed and manufactured, and it seems like most homeowners these days understand just how important it is that their systems are routinely maintained by qualified professionals. With that in mind, though, the fact of the matter is that no air conditioner is 100% reliable. It is very possible that you will wind up dealing with a situation in which your air conditioner in Fresno, CA will die.

If and when that happens, keep these tips in mind. You don’t have to wait around sweating bullets in your home. Just remember to dial our number when problems with your air conditioner do indeed develop.

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How Often Should I Have My Refrigerant Recharged?

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

Forgive us for misleading you, but the question posed in the title of this post is a bit of a trick. The correct answer is that you shouldn’t need to have your refrigerant recharged. We’ll get into why this is the case a bit more below. First, let us just remind you that refrigerant plays a serious role in the cooling of your home, and that any issues with your refrigerant levels can cause serious problems. Always hire a trained professional to evaluate and service your air conditioner in Hanford, CA.

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What Is Standby Energy Loss, and How Do I Avoid It?

Monday, August 1st, 2016

It is tough to imagine any system or appliance in one’s home doing more work than the water heater. Yes, we run our air conditioners a lot for much of the year around here. The water heater truly is in action every day, though. With that in mind, it only makes sense that you should do everything possible to get the most efficient and affordable performance possible from your water heater in Fresno, CA. More and more homeowners are realizing that eliminating the risk of standby energy loss is a big part of doing so.

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