Archive for July, 2016

Get a Heat Pump Installed Today

Monday, July 25th, 2016

July isn’t the best time to get a new air conditioner installed here in Flint, MI, but sometimes you have no choice. Alternatively, you might be looking ahead to a cold Michigan winter and making timely plans to get your heater replaced. If you’re looking into a new system, you should consider the benefits of a heat pump over other types of air conditioning. Heat pumps weren’t always a great fit for our part of the country, but recent advances have made them a very viable option. Let’s break down the basics to give you some idea of whether a heat pump is a good fit for you. (more…)

3 Things to Look for in a New Air Conditioner

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Ideally, purchasing a new air conditioner should wait until fall has arrived and you have the luxury or time to make your decision carefully. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always work that way, and sometimes you need to install a new air conditioner quickly in the middle of our scorching Davison, MI summers. We can move quickly to do so, but the need for speed doesn’t preclude answering some basic questions about your unit. The better able you are to address them, but more suitable your new air conditioner will be to your home and the better it will work for you once it’s online. Here are 3 important things to look for as you conduct your search. (more…)

How to Spot Leaking Refrigerant in Your AC

Monday, July 11th, 2016

Leaking refrigerant is one of the most common problems air conditioners have to contend with, and with summer in full bloom here in Flint, MI, it’s not a problem you can afford to ignore. Air conditioners depend on a set amount of refrigerant to work (the exact amount depends on your AC), and when leaks spring up, it can throw the whole system off. It creates a cascading effect that just gets worse and worse until the system suffers a massive breakdown. The sooner you spot leaking refrigerant in your AC, the better. The signs are subtle, but if you know what to look for, they should be easy to notice. They can include (but are not limited to) the following: (more…)

Watch Out for Low Air Flow in Your AC

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Summers in Davison, MI are very hot and you need your air conditioner to function at its peak at all times. The sooner you can spot signs of a problem, the faster you can get that problem treated and the less risk you run of suffering a breakdown just when you need your system the most. Among the most common problems to look for is a reduced air flow in your AC, either in one duct or in many. It may not seem like a big deal, but it indicates a serious issue that you need to take care of right away. (more…)