How to Handle Ice in Your AC

Monday, September 20th, 2021
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Your air conditioner is made to keep things cool, but never so cool that there is ice build-up in your home. That’s what your freezer is for, not your air conditioner. But maybe you’ve noticed that there is ice not in your home but in your AC system. This isn’t a good sign, unfortunately.

When ice starts to collect within your air conditioner it is because the system is starting to have some serious trouble. And that serious trouble is rapidly going to mess with your comfort. Fall may be approaching but we still have weeks of warm weather left, so let’s take a moment to figure out what’s wrong with your AC and how to fix it.

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What You Need to Know About Refrigerant

Monday, August 2nd, 2021

There are a lot of parts that make up your air conditioner and they are all pretty essential to the process of cooling your home. From blower motor belts to fans right down to the return air duct filter, you need each and every part of your AC working in harmony to keep the house comfortable. This, of course, should also include the refrigerant in your system.

Refrigerant isn’t necessarily a “moving part” but it is still essential to the cooling process. We’ve found that there is a lot of misunderstanding about what refrigerant is and what its role is in your AC so we want to give you a quick explanation. The more you know about refrigerant, the better able you’ll be to know when you need to reach out to us for AC repairs in Prescott Valley, AZ.

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These Issues Indicate an AC In Need

Monday, July 5th, 2021

The last thing anyone wants in the middle of a bad heatwave is for their air conditioner to break down. And yet, that is a prospect someone may have to face if they ignore their system’s need for professional AC repair in Prescott Valley. Ignoring repair needs won’t make things better–instead, it will put your home comfort and the longevity of your system at great risk.

We know that some people wince at the thought of paying for AC repairs but we can assure you that it is well worth the price. This is because professional repairs address the root cause of the problem to ensure your AC is able to perform optimally for the longest amount of time.

Do you need to schedule repairs for your air conditioning system? Here’s how to find out.

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Does a Broken Compressor Mean a Repair or a Replacement?

Monday, August 24th, 2020

There are so many parts within your air conditioner that you can’t do without. Your compressor is one of them. Think of it similarly to a human body, your AC system’s thermostat is the brains of the operation, your refrigerant is the blood, and the compressor can be thought of as the heart. As you can imagine, a problem with the AC compressor is a serious issue.

The question is, however, when something is wrong with your compressor, do you need an AC repair in Prescott Valley, AZ or an AC replacement? We can let you know how to tell the difference between these two service needs for your system so you know what to call us for.

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What Does an Icy AC Mean?

Monday, June 15th, 2020
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If you were to look in a refrigerator and see a small amount of ice around the edges of a drawer or the back of a shelf, what would you think it was an indication of? You’d probably recognize it as a sign that your fridge is working a little too well! So, what if you noticed the same thing in your air conditioner?

Contrary to what some may think, the build-up of ice in your air conditioner is actually a bad thing, rather than a sign that your AC is working double-time. Let us explain what an icy AC means, what causes it, and how to address the problem to save your system.

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5 Signs You Need to Schedule an AC Repair Service

Monday, May 18th, 2020

You’ve just come back from a long morning of playing on Tempe Lake and you are looking forward to taking a nice cool shower and relaxing in comfort in your home as the temperature reaches its peak for the day. Since you have a Wi-Fi thermostat, you whip out your phone before you get in the car and make sure that the AC is going to have the house at the right temperature by the time you get back.

Imagine your surprise when you walk in the door and find your home is only a degree or two cooler than the air outside. You probably wouldn’t be happy if this happened to you–and neither would we! If you are anything like us, you probably would want to understand what is wrong with your system and how to get it fixed as soon as possible.

We can help with that.

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