Ace Plumbing and Heating Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Risks of Skipping Out on AC Maintenance

Monday, June 10th, 2024

We know that it can be tempting to save a little bit of money and skip out on AC maintenance if your air conditioner seems like it’s working great. However, this can leave you at risk for more problems in the years to come. Air conditioning maintenance is an important service, even when your unit is working great without any signs of problems.

After all, air conditioning problems can be very quiet and not noticeable… until they’re significant. You can keep reading to learn more about the steps we take during a professional maintenance appointment and why it is so important for your air conditioner’s efficiency and lifespan. Then give our team a call to schedule your maintenance appointment or air conditioning repair in Chestermere.

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Central Air Conditioning Your Complete Buyer’s Guide is Here

Monday, May 20th, 2024
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Hey there, homeowners! Jack the Professor of Plumbing here. Just to remind you that warm, is an understatement during Alberta summers. Therefore you don’t want to rely on a single fan to keep you cool. I’m excited to help you find the perfect central air conditioning system for your home. Because I want to make sure you make the best choice for your needs. Here’s what you should consider.

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How To Set Your AC During a Heatwave

Monday, August 21st, 2023

This summer has been hot and when you add a heatwave on top of the regular heat, being outside can be downright unbearable. But when you’re inside your home, you expect to be cool and comfortable. The thing is, your air conditioner may not be able to keep up with cooling your home to your usual standard during a heatwave.

Pushing your air conditioner too hard in the middle of a heatwave can leave you calling our team to schedule an appointment for air conditioning repair in Calgary, AB. But when you understand what to expect out of your air conditioner during a heatwave, you can adjust your settings and still keep cool. Read more to learn about air conditioning settings for a heatwave as well as other tips for staying cool.

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How To Avoid AC Repairs This Summer

Monday, June 12th, 2023

If you’re like a lot of families, you have a jam-packed, busy summer planned. Aside from working, your kids may be out of school and you’re trying to fit in family vacations and fun activities. Surprise AC repairs can throw a wrench in your plans.

The good news is, you can stay ahead of AC repairs this summer by scheduling AC maintenance now with our team of professionals and staying on top of your own monthly homeowner maintenance. If you do you have any concerns, you can call us for air conditioning repair in Calgary. Keep reading to learn more about how you can prevent AC repairs and keep your air conditioner running great this summer.

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What Are My Options for AC Systems?

Monday, May 15th, 2023

You have a variety of options when it comes to a new air conditioner for your home. In fact, you have so many options that you may feel overwhelmed in trying to make the right decision. The good news is, our team is here to help. We can help you weigh the pros and cons of different air conditioners for your unique needs and family.

We can help with anything from installation to repair when it comes to air conditioning in Calgary because we are the local experts. Keep reading to learn more about the different types of air conditioners, and then give us a call to schedule your in-home assessment. 

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These Unsettling Noises Mean You Need AC Repair

Monday, March 6th, 2023

In future years your AC unit might be advanced enough to help identify problems early on before they spread. You might think of it like your car’s warning system that offers system lights when something goes wrong. Unfortunately, we don’t have that kind of technology for air conditioners quite yet. Until you have a smart AC unit, it’s your responsibility to pay attention to signs that your HVAC system may need repair.

Sometimes it’s difficult to tell whether AC sounds are normal or not. The best way to differentiate is to listen for new, surprising or unusual sounds. Of course, if you have any doubts it’s always better to be safe than sorry. If you think you need air conditioning repair in Calgary, our team can help. If you hear any or all of the five sounds outlined below, it’s a sign that something is wrong with your AC and needs to be addressed by an expert.

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Common AC Repair Needs 

Monday, August 22nd, 2022

While summer is coming to a close, your AC is still working hard to cool your home until lower temperatures arrive. Your AC may have been put to the test this summer to keep your home cool. That strain can lead to repair needs caused by normal wear and tear. 

Your AC unit has a variety of components that work together to effectively cool your home. When each one is in peak condition, your unit works its best. A single component failure can have rippling effects on your entire air conditioner. If you suspect that you need AC repair in Chestermere, AB, give our team a call. You can review this list of the most common AC repairs that we see. 

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Short-Cycling?

Monday, August 8th, 2022
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You may think of your air conditioner as a single unit, but it is composed of many small pieces and parts. All of these components work together to cool or heat the temperature in your home, control humidity, and filter out contaminants. Any of these components can have a malfunction that contributes to your air conditioner’s short cycling. While most AC units last 10 to 15 years, that doesn’t mean you won’t have a few problems along the way. 

If you think your air conditioner is short cycling and need an expert in air conditioning in Chestermere, AB, give our team a call. We’re familiar with the parts that contribute to short cycling and can identify the problem quickly to get it fixed. 

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What’s an Evaporative Cooler?

Monday, July 25th, 2022

Now that hotter weather is here, many people are looking for environmentally-friendly options for keeping themselves and their families cool during these warmer months. And one of the best ways to fight against the summer heat is using evaporative coolers in Calgary, AB

If you’ve been wondering, “What is an evaporative cooling system,” then you’ve come to the right place. 

We’re going to explore what an evaporative cooler (they’re sometimes called “swamp coolers”) is, how they work their magic, and the benefits of installing one in your home. That way, you can make the most informed decision for your situation and keep yourself nice and comfortable this summer. 

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How to Keep Your AC Great through the End of Summer

Monday, June 27th, 2022
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To get an air conditioner back up and running after sitting inactive for months, some maintenance is usually required. You can avoid waiting several days for a busy repairer and paying a premium or high price for extensive repairs. However, you must perform this preventative maintenance before summer begins.

You can do this by running simple maintenance tasks like replacing the filters, cleaning the condenser coils, or other routines that will ensure the smooth running of your air conditioner. A good air conditioning in Calgary, AB, should help with this.

If your air conditioning is in working condition, your home will be adequately chilled during the hot weather. Make sure you follow these tips to ensure you are covered during the summer:

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