Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘air filter’

Here’s a Tip: Replace Your Air Filter!

Monday, April 29th, 2019

Hopefully, by now, you’ve learned to trust the things we say in our blog. Our tips and tricks are meant to save you money, boost energy efficiency, and teach you the ins and outs of the HVAC industry. And now that summer is approaching, today is a great day to read all about the ways to get the most out of your air conditioning system. Trust us, when temperatures soar, you’ll be glad you stumbled across this blog.

This week, we are going to let you in on a little secret…

Okay, it’s not actually a secret. But, what we are going to do is stress the importance of regularly changing out your air filter during the summer. It’s a simple way to ensure that you get the most out of your system. In fact, there are plenty of ways that a clean air filter will benefit you. Keep reading to learn more about the benefits of a clean air filter. 

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Remember to Replace Your Air Conditioner’s Filter Regularly

Monday, April 9th, 2018

air-filterWe’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.

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Don’t Leave a Dirty Air Filter in Your Heater

Monday, November 21st, 2016

If you use a forced air heating system, such as a furnace or a heat pump, then there is a filter in that system that needs to be changed out regularly. If you fail to keep a fresh filter in your system, you are going to notice some problems develop. These problems can be broken up into 3 distinct categories. Those affecting:

  • Efficiency
  • Air Quality
  • Overall Performance

As you’ll see in the following post, keeping a fresh air filter in your heater is a simple way in which to protect its operation. Give us a call if you have any questions about changing your air filter, which air filter to use, or your heating system in general.

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Allergy Sufferer? Get Relief by Improving Air Quality in Your Home

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

Allergy Sufferer? Get Relief by Improving Air Quality in Your Home
The greater Fresno area is famous for having glorious weather all year round. Unfortunately, the downside is that ragweed and allergens also thrive. Despite that, there are many methods that you can employ in order to improve the indoor air quality in your home.

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Here’s Why Your Evaporator Coil Is Frozen and How to Troubleshoot It

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Here's Why Your Evaporator Coil Is Frozen and How to Troubleshoot ItThe evaporator coil is the cooling element in an air conditioning system. This component uses copper tubing to convey the cold vaporized refrigerant that extracts heat energy from warm return air. When all the parts of the air conditioner are in good working order, you should receive nice cool air at the vents. If warm air is blowing from the vents, you may find that the evaporator coil is frozen. Here’s what to do.

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How to Maintain Good IAQ While Remodeling Your Home

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

How to Maintain Good IAQ While Remodeling Your Fresno HomeRemodeling a home is a big undertaking that can have a considerable impact on the indoor air quality (IAQ) within your home. As you make plans and negotiate with contractors, the last thing you want to worry about is maintaining IAQ while remodeling. That’s why we recommend taking the following steps to ensure the air within your home stays nice and clean.

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If You Think Indoor Air Isn’t as Polluted as Outdoor Air, Think Again

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

If You Think Indoor Air Isn't as Polluted as Outdoor Air, Think AgainWith the concerns over smog, car exhaust, dusty Fresno days and pollen, many people think that outside air is more polluted than indoor air. In fact, because outdoor air is cleared by breezes and rain and because pollutants can disperse into the atmosphere, outdoor air is cleaner than indoor air. Managing your indoor air pollution can make your home environment healthier. 

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Learn the Reasons Why Your A/C Is Blowing Hot Air

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Learn the Reasons Why Your Fresno A/C Is Blowing Hot AirYour Fresno A/C system cools your home in much the same way a refrigerator keeps your food cool and fresh, but removing unwanted heat energy. This requires free airflow and all A/C components to be well-maintained and working in sync. If your A/C is blowing hot air and it’s spoiling your comfort, give these troubleshooting tips a try.

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

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Air 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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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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