Archive for April, 2016

Causes of Low Cooling Levels in Your AC

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Oxford, MI experiences hot summers, which means you need your air conditioner to function as advertised at all times. Imagine your concern when you turn on the air conditioner for the first time all year, only to find that the air coming out of your vents isn’t especially warm. Low cooling levels in your air conditioner can stem from many sources, but now is the time to deal with them, before summer arrives in earnest and you need your system to work. Here’s a quick breakdown of possible causes: (more…)

3 Reasons to Maintain Your Air Conditioner This Spring

Monday, April 18th, 2016

With spring officially here in Davison, MI, the time has come for homeowners to get their air conditioners ready for the summer. The weather is still comparatively cool but it will be hot before you know it, and if you air conditioner encounters sudden problems, it’s going to leave you stranded just when you need it the most. You can reduce that risk by schedule a maintenance session for your air conditioner this spring: designed to tighten loose bolts, lubricate moving parts and attend to all the little details that can add up to a big problem if you don’t address them. There are numerous reasons to schedule a maintenance session this spring. We’ve listed three of them below to help you better understand why we stress it so much. (more…)

How Does Air Conditioning Use Refrigerant?

Monday, April 11th, 2016

With spring here in Flint, MI, homeowners are getting ready for another long, hot summer. That means  making sure your air conditioner is in peak condition and reporting it to a repair technician anytime there are problems. But few people understand how air conditioners work, which includes the way it makes use of refrigerant. Most people assume that it consumes refrigerant like an engine consumes oil, but in fact the opposite is true. Understanding how air conditioners use refrigerant is the key to understanding a fair number of repair issues. (more…)

Size and Efficiency in Your New Air Conditioner

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Michigan summers are as hot and brutal as the winters are cold and snowy, and with spring here, you may be considering a new air conditioner to help you fight the heat. This is a smart decision and now is the ideal time to think about a new system for your Oxford, MI home. Among the factors you need to consider are the size of the unit – by that we mean its power output levels – and its efficiency as measured by its SEER rating. Your technician can help guide you in the right direction, but the more you understand about size and efficiency in your new air conditioner, the more informed your decision will be. (more…)