How an Air Filter Helps Your AC System

Monday, September 28th, 2020

air-filterThere are so many different parts to your air conditioning system, from the ductwork to the blower motor to the electrical wiring. With all these different intricate parts, the importance of your air filter often gets brushed under the rug. However, your air filter is incredibly important and it can be the thing that can make or break your system’s operation and efficiency. It is also one of the easiest things to keep an eye on and change out to keep the air flowing freely through your AC unit.

If you are looking for ways to help improve the system for your HVAC service in Fresno, CA, you can start with your filter. Let us explain why.

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5 Reasons to Consider Going Ductless

Monday, September 14th, 2020

Living through a Fresno summer season takes some help from a good cooling system. If you’ve been trying to get by with a window unit AC or a lot of fans (which don’t actually create cool air), this last round of heatwaves may have been the thing to finally make you say enough is enough. When you are ready, you can reach out to our team for AC installation in Fresno, CA.

When you are getting ready to schedule that installation appointment, you may want to take some time to figure out if a ductless air conditioner may be a good fit for you. These systems are great for anyone who is ready to enjoy comfort without the use of ducts. Here are some perks to these systems.

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Your AC Issue May Be in Your Ducts

Monday, August 31st, 2020

duct-interiorThe heat here in Fresno has been nothing to scoff at. With temperatures reach ing into the 90s, we all need to have an air conditioning system that can keep the home cool and, well, livable. So if there is something going on with your air conditioner, you want to address it as quickly as possible unless you really want to test out turning your home into a sauna.

If you are in need of air conditioning repair in Fresno, CA, there is more than one possible source of the problem. Your ductwork may be the part of your system creating issues rather than your condensor unit or your evaporator unit. Here is what might be going wrong.

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The Size Of Your AC Matters

Monday, August 17th, 2020

AC-topviewThere are plenty of factors that are involved in getting a new air conditioner installed in your home. When you get a new system installed you want to make sure that you get a professional to come by to perform this air conditioning service in Fresno, CA. A professional will know exactly how to get your new AC unit connected to your ducts, properly settled, and also correctly sized.

Now when we talk about properly sizing a system, you may not realize how important this is. Size matters when it comes to your air conditioning system.

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5 Repairs Your AC System May Need

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

AC-unitYou need to schedule timely repairs for your air conditioner if you want to enjoy reliable home cooling all summer long. Ignoring a repair need only allows it to get worse and can even lead to a full system breakdown. If something is wrong with your air conditioning unit, you want to reach out to our team of professional technicians for AC repairs in Fresno.

When you schedule your repairs with the team at Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning you will enjoy prompt and helpful service every time. There is more than one possible repair your AC system may need so be sure to know what warning signs to watch for.

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Are You Losing Your Refrigerant?

Monday, July 20th, 2020

AC-technicianWhen you think about what can go wrong with your air conditioning system, do you ever consider your refrigerant levels? There are times that people may think they need a refrigerant refill but this isn’t actually something you should need unless there is a serious problem in your AC system.

Some people think that their refrigerant is going to get “used up” over time when this isn’t at all how the air conditioning unit works. You are only going to encounter low levels of refrigerant when there is a leak in your refrigerant line which is an air conditioner repair in Fresno that you will want to address quickly for the sake of your comfort this summer.

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Why You May Want to Get a Smart or WiFi Thermostat

Monday, July 6th, 2020

The thermostat in your home may seem to be no more than a simple “on-off” switch to a lot of people but the reality is that without your thermostat you’d be pretty uncomfortable. The right kind of thermostat doesn’t just switch your HVAC systems on and off either, it can also let you know what your energy usage looks like. That is why we recommend a Smart or Wi-fi thermostat for your home in Fresno–because it can offer these benefits while optimizing your comfort.

If you still have an older thermostat in your home, it may be a good idea to schedule a Smart thermostat installation in the near future. We can provide this service so that you will enjoy a more comfortable and efficient summer season.

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Warning Signs of a Failing Solar Water Heater

Monday, May 11th, 2020

woman-in-showerThe sun has been coming out and the temperatures are on the rise. This has gotten a lot of us up and out to try to enjoy the warmth while staying as safe as we can at the same time. The end result is often that we come back sweaty and maybe a little dirty, depending on what the activity was. When you get home, you probably are going to want to enjoy a nice, warm, cleansing shower.

This is going to be hard to achieve is your water heater isn’t working. A water heater that needs repairs, or has advanced far enough to require a full replacement won’t be able to provide the warm water you are searching for. This is problematic for your desire for a cold shower and makes washing your hands effectively a little difficult too.

The goal is to catch the signs that your solar water heater is struggling before it fails.

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“What Can I Use Solar Energy For?”

Monday, April 13th, 2020

sunlight-and-solar-panelsDid you know that, out of the 365 days of the year, at last 271 of those days are filled with sunshine in Fresno, CA? It’s true! This doesn’t always mean it’s warm but it does mean that, for more than half the year, our city is bathed in light from the sun.

Of course, when you live somewhere with that much sunshine, you should be able to take advantage of it a little to improve your life, and we don’t mean by suntanning more often. We are actually talking about putting that sunlight to work for you with solar panels in Fresno, CA.

If you are wondering how solar panels work and what they can be used to power in your home, we can give you the answers you are looking for.

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Make Sure Your AC System is Ready!

Monday, March 30th, 2020

outdoor-AC-unitsThe sun is taking up more of the day again as we delve deeper into spring. While mornings and nights are still pretty cold, there are some days that we have seen pretty warm temperatures, so much so that it may be prompting you to wonder if you may need your air conditioning system in the near future.

Before you kick on your cooling unit though, ask yourself whether you are sure that it is in the best condition to do its job efficiently or not. If you haven’t gotten your yearly scheduled AC maintenance in Fresno, CA, it is likely that, even if your system runs throughout the summer it will be at a higher cost to both you and your AC’s lifespan.

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