Michall Daimion Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning System Repair’

Should I Add More Refrigerant to My AC Midsummer?

Monday, August 10th, 2020
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This is a common question people have regarding their air conditioning systems. The simple answer is no. But we need to explain the answer because the question comes from a major misunderstanding about how air conditioning systems operate. Amateurs and shady contractors can use this misunderstanding to sell people on services they don’t need and which can damage their air conditioning systems.

We have plenty more to say about why adding refrigerant to an air conditioner is only done as a repair, not as a routine service.

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No, You Shouldn’t See Ice on Your Air Conditioner

Monday, July 27th, 2020
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This a common occurrence for homeowners who have air conditioning: seeing ice forming along the length of your indoor coil and thinking, “Well, that’s not a problem. Why wouldn’t there be ice on something that sends out cold air?”

Except … that’s not how air conditioners work. We understand why people might feel confused, but not only should ice not form on the indoor evaporator coil (or anywhere on the AC), but it’s a sign something is wrong with the AC and it will soon lose cooling power—if not fail completely.

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How to Help Your AC Be Energy Efficient This Summer

Monday, June 1st, 2020
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How often does the air conditioning system in your house run during the summer? The answer is probably somewhere between “a lot” to “all the time.” The AC draws on a large amount of electricity to run, and you expect to see your utility bills rise during this period.

But you don’t necessarily have to see it rise a lot. Below we’ve listed some helpful tips for keeping your air conditioner working at its most energy-efficient this hot season.

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