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Why Is My AC So Noisy During Cooling Cycles?

Monday, July 15th, 2024

Sometimes air conditioners operate louder than they should. This may be a specific problem that needs to be addressed, but sometimes certain air conditioning units are simply louder than others. The good news is, you can do something about it either way.

Reading to learn more about how air conditioning repair in Salem can help with a noisy air conditioner. We can also offer other solutions if your AC is operating perfectly normally albeit louder than you would like. 

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How Do You Choose a New Air Conditioner When the Time Comes?

Monday, July 1st, 2024

If it is nearing time for you to replace your current air conditioner with a newer model, you may feel overwhelmed by the options available–but that is what our team is here for. We are the experts at air conditioning installation in Salem and we can answer all of your questions.

Just keep reading to learn more about some of the important factors to consider when choosing a new air conditioner. Then give our team a call to schedule your in-home assessment where we can review the details with you and help you select the perfect solution for your family.

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3 Things to Consider When Upgrading Your AC

Monday, June 17th, 2024

If it’s time to upgrade your existing AC to a newer model, you want to make a wise decision. After all, choosing the right air conditioner can go a long way toward keeping your home more comfortable and saving you money on your monthly energy costs. 

When you’re ready to talk about an ac installation in Eugene, give our team a call to schedule your appointment. Ahead of that appointment, you should learn more about the factors to consider when selecting a residential air conditioner–like SEER2 ratings, sizing, and ducted vs. ductless models.

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Does My AC Have a Refrigerant Leak? 

Monday, June 3rd, 2024

There are many different air conditioning problems that can impact how your unit operates to cool your home. Some are more serious and others are less serious. Refrigerant leaks are one of the more serious concerns that you need to address right away if you suspect you have one in your air conditioner.

Just call our team to schedule AC repair in Eugene, OR, whether you think your AC has a refrigerant leak or something else going on. In the meantime, you can keep reading to learn more about some of the signs that your air conditioner has a refrigerant leak.

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How Does My AC Manage Humidity Levels?

Monday, May 6th, 2024

Did you know that your air conditioner helps to balance humidity levels inside your home? You may be wondering exactly how this works and why your air conditioner acts as a dehumidifier for cooling. You can keep reading to learn more about how your air conditioner helps to balance humidity and what the limitations are for doing so.

Then you can give our team a call to schedule your Eugene AC installation or service appointment if you’re concerned about humidity levels in your home. You can also talk to us about your options for installing a dehumidifier alongside your air conditioner and how that might benefit the unit itself along with your home and family.

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Should I Upgrade to a Ductless Mini Split?

Monday, April 22nd, 2024

When it is time to replace your existing HVAC system with a newer model, you may be considering a wide variety of options. Among them is the ductless mini split. It is one of the more unique HVAC systems available for homeowners and offers a variety of benefits.

If you want to schedule a heat pump replacement in Eugene, give our team a call for your in-home assessment. We can talk to you about how a ductless mini split would work for your home and family so you can decide if it is the right solution for you. You can also keep reading to learn more about how a ductless mini split works, as well as the pros and cons.

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Air Conditioner Care Tips for Pet Owners

Monday, April 8th, 2024

When you have a pet, they are more than just an animal living in your home. They are family, too. But when you have pets, they can add strain to your air conditioner because of fur, dander, and a natural curiosity for getting into things they shouldn’t.

Having pets means keeping up with air conditioning service and staying ahead of problems is even more important. Whether you need maintenance, repairs, or HVAC installation in Eugene, our team is here to help. You can keep reading to learn about some ways that you can help protect your air conditioner from pets, including maintenance steps that can help alleviate strain on your unit.

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Factors to Consider Before Replacing Your AC

Monday, March 11th, 2024

As your air conditioner gets older, it becomes more and more likely that you’ll need to invest in a replacement. But before you replace your unit with a new model, there are a few things to consider. For example, you may be able to invest in repairs that can keep your unit operating and cooling your home effectively.

If you have a mini split not cooling in Eugene, give our team a call to schedule service. We can troubleshoot to figure out what’s wrong with your AC and help get it working again. You can keep reading to learn more about the things that you should consider before deciding to overhaul your existing AC with a new model.

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Why an AC Might Kick on Hard

Monday, September 11th, 2023

Your air conditioner works on cycles. Once the temperature in your home gets too high, your thermostat signals for your air conditioner to kick back on and begin cooling your home again. But sometimes your air conditioner may turn on hard enough that it makes a loud sound. This can be very concerning and always deserves immediate attention.

If your air conditioner kicks on hard, you can give our team a call to schedule a service appointment. After all, it’s always better to be safe than sorry. We can check out your unit and make sure that nothing is wrong. You can also keep reading to learn more about reasons that your AC might turn on hard, and when you should be concerned.

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Everything to Know About the Reversing Valve

Monday, July 17th, 2023

One single component is what sets a heat pump apart from other HVAC options, and that is the reversing valve. It allows your heat pump to alternate effortlessly between heating and cooling without the need for two separate units.

But if your mini split is not working in heat mode, you may be wondering what to do about it. You can keep reading to learn more about the reversing valve, how it works, and some troubleshooting tips in case it stops working. Then give our team a call to service your heat pump if you’re experiencing problems.

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