Another Late Summer Air Conditioning Issue: Failed Capacitors

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Two week ago, we blogged about some of the common air conditioning malfunctions that you may encounter at the end of another long, blazing hot summer in Las Vegas. It’s very important for us to protect the performance of our home cooling systems in a place that stays as warm year-round as the Las Vegas valley, so we encourage you to go back to that post and look over the warning signs that can tell you it’s time to call for repairs.

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3 Tips for Saving Money on Air Conditioning

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Homes in Las Vegas devote a large amount of their monthly energy budget to the electricity that powers the air conditioning systems. These costs will rise during the middle of the year, but there isn’t any extensive downtime period for air conditioners in this climate. However, there are ways that you can get those high cost to move down. You may be wasting money with your air conditioner and not even realize it. We have some tips on how to rein in some of the year-round AC bills.

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Keep a Close Watch for Air Conditioning Problems at the End of Summer

Monday, August 17th, 2015

The idea of an “air conditioning season” doesn’t really exist in Las Vegas, NV. Air conditioners will do work throughout the year. But there is no question that the summer heat puts an especially heavy level of stress on the cooling systems in buildings all throughout the Las Vegas Valley. That is why it is especially important that you watch out for air conditioning repair issues during the close of the summer season. Think about all the work the AC has done for your home and what that might mean for the air conditioners components; if your air conditioner is going to experience malfunctions during the year, this is one of the most likely times for it to occur.

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How Refrigerant Works in Your Air Conditioner

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Although air conditioning systems are a basic part of life in the Las Vegas valley, very few people understand the way that these appliances work. It takes years of professionals training to become an air conditioning technician, but we can give you a very brief rundown on one of the essential parts of how an AC cools down a home: refrigerant.

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3 Sounds You Don’t Want to Hear from Your Air Conditioner

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Air conditioners are complicated systems, and they don’t come with a computer that can instantly detect a problem and inform homeowners of what is wrong. (In the future, maybe, but not right now.) But ACs do have a method of giving their owners early warnings of problems, and that’s with odd noises coming from their cabinets. If strange sounds interrupt the standard calming white noise of the fans and the compressor in an AC, you should contact HVAC repair professionals right away to look into it. Below are three of the more common sounds that you don’t want to hear from the air conditioner:

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