Advanced Mechanical Services Blog: Posts Tagged ‘air conditioning repair’

My Air Conditioning System Isn’t Cooling Enough

Monday, May 28th, 2018

flushed-man-feels-hot-in-front-of-manWhen the temperature heats up in the summer, you want to know you can trust your air conditioner to do the job it was built for. If you set the thermostat to a comfortable level (we recommend keeping it around 78°F during the day), you should expect the air conditioner to keep up with the heat and maintain a pleasant temperature throughout the house.

But what if your AC has trouble this summer? It could happen, and there are a number of reasons—most of which you can have solved with Livingston, NJ air conditioning repair from our professionals.

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No, You Don’t Need to Regularly Put More Refrigerant in Your AC

Monday, August 7th, 2017

question-markThis is a misunderstanding we often run into with customers: the idea that the refrigerant that circulates through an air conditioning system must be regularly “refueled.” (The actual correct term is “recharged,” because, as we’ll discuss below, refrigerant isn’t a fuel.) The truth is that as long as your central air conditioner doesn’t have leaks along the refrigerant line or at any of connection points, it should never need to have any more refrigerant added to it. The amount of refrigerant in it when it’s installed should work for the rest of the system’s service life.

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4 Reasons Your Air Conditioning Costs Are Rising

Monday, July 24th, 2017

air-conditioner-money-saverWhen an air conditioning system comes on for the summer in New Jersey, you expect to see a rise in electrical bills. There’s no avoiding this cost increase if you want to cool down your home to comfortable levels. But if your electric bills seem as if they’re climbing higher than ever even though you don’t think there’s a comparable increase in how much you’re using the AC, you may have a larger problem. It could be with the air conditioner, the ventilation system, the thermostat, or elsewhere.

The trouble might be an easy one to remedy. In other cases, however, you’ll have to call on HVAC professionals for assistance. For service for your air conditioning in Palisades Park, NJ or elsewhere in the Tri-State Area, make sure you only turn to professionals.

Below are four common causes of a rise in cooling costs:

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Air Conditioning Maintenance: A Spring Essential

Monday, May 1st, 2017

service-reminder-badgeWhat do you think of in connection to the word spring? We can tell you easily what we think of: air conditioning maintenance! As HVAC professionals, one of the most important jobs we handle for our customers during the year, one that we know is essential, is performing maintenance inspections, tune-ups, and cleanings for air conditioning units. There is no better way to prepare a home’s air conditioning system for the rigors of another summer than to schedule maintenance during the pre-season.

In fact, if you’re reading this now and are thinking, “Hmm, I haven’t gotten around to AC maintenance yet this spring,” then it’s now time to contact our HVAC experts and get on our work schedule!

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It’s Time to Prepare Your AC for Hotter Weather

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Air-conditioner-repairmanThe temperatures in New Jersey are revving up for the eventual summer—although we can still expect a few surprises here and there during April and May. Nevertheless, this is the right time to see that the household cooling system is ready for yet another hot and humid middle of the year. There are steps you can take on your own to help with air conditioning preparation. Others will require the assistance of our HVAC professionals. Let us help you handle your air conditioning service in Paramus, NJ and the surrounding areas.

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Don’t Ignore Late Summer Air Conditioning Problems!

Monday, August 29th, 2016

In a few weeks, fall will officially start. That means temperatures starting to cool down as the season changes for the end of the year. It also means that people are more likely to ignore a malfunction with their air conditioning systems. “What’s the point of scheduling a repair when I’ll soon have to shut the AC off and not use it for a couple months?” people think to themselves.

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