Frequently Asked Questions
If you're a homeowner, there's a good chance you'll need to know the answer to at least one of these questions at some point! This is a list of the most commonly asked questions on air conditioning and heating, as determined by our customers.
Why is my air conditioner still running but not cooling?
There are a few things that could be causing this issue. One possibility is that your air conditioner is low on refrigerant
. If this is the case, it will need to be serviced. Another possible reason is that your air filter is dirty and needs to be replaced. Finally, if your air conditioner is old, it may need to be replaced.
What is the best way to troubleshoot a ductless mini-split?
The best way to troubleshoot a ductless mini-split
is by checking the filter first. If the filter is dirty, it may cause low airflow and your unit will not be able to cool your home as effectively. Next, you should check all of the wiring and connections on the outside unit. Also, make sure that there are no leaks in your air ducts.
What is the best way to find out whether there's a Freon leak?
The best way to find out if there is a freon leak
is by using a freon leak detector. This device will emit an audible sound when it comes into contact with freon. You can also use a soap and water solution to check for leaks. Simply wet the suspected area and wait for bubbles to form. If there are bubbles, then you have a leak.
Is it possible for a faulty thermostat to cause my furnace to cease operating?
Yes, a faulty thermostat
can cause your furnace to stop operating. A common example of this is when the batteries in the thermostat are drained and need to be replaced. If your thermostat is not working correctly, it may cause the furnace to overheat and shut down.
How do I determine if my heat pump requires refrigerant?
You can determine if your heat pump requires refrigerant by checking the pressure gauge on the unit. If the pressure is low, then your heat pump may need additional refrigerant. It is also a good idea to have your heat pump serviced
annually to ensure that it is running properly.
Is it safe to operate an air conditioner without a filter?
It is not safe to operate an air conditioner without a filter. If you do not have a filter, your unit will become clogged with dirt and dust. This can cause the coils to freeze up and will lead to decreased performance and increased energy consumption. Additionally, it can also cause the unit to fail. It is therefore imperative that you replace your air filter
on a regular basis.
How often is ductwork maintenance required?
is typically required every 3-5 years. During this time, the ducts will be inspected for leaks, damage, and clogs. If any problems are found, they will be repaired or replaced. It is important to keep your ductwork in good condition, as it can affect the performance of your air conditioner or furnace.
If you still need your questions answered on heater or AC issues give us a call or schedule service!