Premier Heating and Air Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Conyers’

Can I Make Any Repairs to a Faulty AC on My Own?

Monday, July 8th, 2024

When it comes to home AC repair in Covington, GA, who do you trust more? You, or licensed and trained HVAC professionals? We hope all of you answered “the professionals.” But even if you know that HVAC professionals are the best choice when it comes to fixing a malfunctioning AC, you may still feel the temptation to try some fixes yourself. Maybe you can handle a smaller issue and save some money. 

Are there any “small” repairs that you can perform on your air conditioner with a bit of online assistance and the right tools? The simple answer is: no. However, you can troubleshoot your AC to search for a possible simple solution to a problem. Troubleshooting has its limits, however, and once you’ve reached them, you absolutely need to call the professionals to handle the diagnosis and remedy.

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Why Is My AC Only Sending Out Room-Temperature Air?

Monday, June 24th, 2024

When you turn your air conditioning system on during a hot summer day, or the programming on your thermostat activates it, you expect to feel cool air coming from the vents. Nothing is more frustrating than to have your AC turn on when you need it and only get room temperature air coming from the vents. An air conditioner that acts like just a large fan isn’t much good to you on the hottest days of the year.

So, what is happening with your AC that’s cut off the cool air you expect? We handle central air repair in Conyers, GA, and our technicians know plenty about what can go wrong with an AC to make it stop cooling. We’ll look at several below.

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Listen for These Warning Sounds From Your AC

Monday, June 10th, 2024

If you have your home’s air conditioning system professionally maintained before summer arrives (and it’s not too late to schedule it with our team!), you can expect to have few troubles with keeping your house cool when the hot weather settles in. 

However, no amount of maintenance can prevent all AC troubles, and we recommend you keep an eye out for warning signs something is wrong. Or, in this case, keep your ears open…

Strange noises are one of the easiest ways to detect a faulty AC so you can take action. The sooner you call our technicians for air conditioning repair in Conyers, GA, the easier the problem will be for us to solve—and the less likely you’ll get stuck with a non-working air conditioner on a hot summer day.

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Understanding the New AC Efficiency Ratings (EER2/SEER2)

Monday, April 22nd, 2024

We recently discussed the benefits of choosing a high-efficiency air conditioning system for your next installation, looking at how these units consume lower amounts of power to produce quality cooling levels. This brings up another question, however, which is how this efficiency is measured.

A few years ago, we’d have a basic response to explain the AC efficiency measurements universally used in the HVAC industry. But times have changed and we now have a new system in place. It’s not as complicated as you may fear, especially if you weren’t familiar with the previous system. As part of the air conditioning service in Conyers, GA we provide, we’d like to go through the current efficiency measurements for air conditioning systems.

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Why All the Rooms in Your House Aren’t Getting Warm

Monday, January 15th, 2024

Uneven heating is a common problem that people face in their homes during winter. The central heating system is running, parts of the house are warming up to comfortable levels, but some rooms stay cold. If the house has always had this problem, then the issue is likely poor insulation in those rooms. You can improve the insulation or ask our HVAC team for options like using ductless mini splits to help those hard-to-warm spots.

If, however, the uneven heating is a new phenomenon, the HVAC system is probably the culprit. We’re going to look at what might be wrong with the heater and recommend the appropriate heating service in Decatur, GA that may be able to correct it.

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Ways to Lower Those High Heating Bills

Monday, January 1st, 2024

The winter weather means you have to use your heating system to maintain a comfortable indoor temperature in your home. And that also means you can expect to see higher energy bills each month. There’s no way around some increase in your energy costs during winter (unless you’re committed to living in unsafe and miserable conditions), but you don’t have to have the costs become unreasonable. 

If you think you’re currently paying too much to heat your home, you can take several steps to lower those costs. Below are several key ways to get those bills under control.

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We’re Getting Cooked! Why Is My Furnace Overheating My House?

Monday, December 18th, 2023

Staying toasty warm in your home during winter is a pleasure. But you definitely can get too hot to the point where running outside into the cold feels refreshing. If you keep the thermostat in your home set at a pleasant temperature (we recommend 68°F during the day to help save energy), you shouldn’t have a problem with just the right balance of winter comfort.

Unless your furnace has other plans. If your house feels abnormally warm when the furnace is running, you may need to schedule furnace service in Conyers, GA with the Premier team to see what needs to be done. In this post, we’ll look at some reasons that your furnace has decided to crank up to heat to uncomfortable levels.

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How Long Can I Expect My AC to Last?

Monday, September 25th, 2023

The quick and easy answer to the question “How long can I expect an AC to last?” is “Between 10 to 15 years.” However, that’s not the question in the title. The answer to “How long can I expect my AC to last?” is more complex, but we’re going to approach it in this post.

The short version of the answer we’re about to give is that your AC’s service life expectancy depends on several factors, such as how well it’s maintained and if it’s always received prompt AC repair in Conyers, GA when it needs it. If you want to get the longest effective lifespan from your air conditioning system, you’ll need to see that it gets the best treatment.

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The Ways That Ignoring AC Repairs Can Cost You!

Monday, September 11th, 2023

It’s almost the end of summer and you soon won’t have to rely on your air conditioner as much. (Although the summer heat can linger well into October here in Georgia.) This doesn’t mean that you can go ahead and ignore signs you’ve got a faulty unit that needs AC repair in Conyers, GA. Quite the opposite. Neglecting air conditioning repair needs can cost you plenty, and we don’t just mean in terms of money.

Below we’ll look at the different ways that ignoring AC repairs can do damage to your pocket book, your family’s comfort, and even the environment.

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Why Your AC Is Running for So Long

Monday, July 17th, 2023

When your air conditioning system won’t turn on, you know it needs help, probably from professionals who offer HVAC repair in Covington, GA like us. You may not have considered that the opposite problem can occur—an AC that won’t shut off or which runs in cycles much longer than 15 minutes—but it does happen. If it’s happening in your house right now, you’ll want to know what’s going on and to do about it.

An AC that’s running for much longer than it should is a problem all on its own, since it will waste energy and make your house too cold. What could cause this? We’ll look into the possibilities below.

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