Home Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog

Why Isn’t My Home Cooling Evenly?

August 14th, 2017

service-timeWhen you use a whole-house cooling system, like a central air conditioner or a heat pump, you should be able to cool your entire home evenly and effectively. While warm or hot spots in your home may be preferable to an entire house that is uncomfortable, they still restrict you from living in the comprehensive comfort that you deserve and should demand of your system. There are a lot of different reasons as to why your air conditioner may be failing to cool your entire house evenly.

The tricky part of the situation is the fact that the problem actually may not even lie with your air conditioner itself. If this is the case, you need qualified professionals to figure out precisely what is wrong. Our technicians are some of the finest in the industry, and our experience combined with the wide array of services that we offer makes us the company to call when you can’t cool your home successfully.

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Take Note if Your AC Starts Making These Noises

July 31st, 2017

air-conditioning-repairOhio may not be the sun-blasted wasteland that other states are during the summer, but it’s not exactly hospitable if you don’t have a way to keep cool. If you’re using an air conditioner to keep cool this summer, you should know that it’s much more likely to develop problems during the hottest months of the year.

You may not be able to completely stop issues from developing with your air conditioner, but you can at least make sure that any issues that crop up are detected and dealt with as quickly as possible. One of the best ways to detect problems early is to listen for any weird noises coming from the system. Let’s go over some common sounds that indicate a problem with the air conditioner.

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What Ice on an Air Conditioner Means

July 17th, 2017

woman-with-fanYou could be forgiven for thinking that ice on your air conditioner is not really cause for concern. Maybe you just set your temperature too low or something, right? After all, an air conditioner is there to keep things cool. Unfortunately, this really is not the case. Quite the opposite, in fact. If your air conditioner has ice on it, then there is something wrong with your system. The good news is that it may not be an incredibly serious problem.

Of course, there is a flip side to this good news. The problem could be quite serious indeed. Here are a few tips for what to check if your air conditioner is icing over, and when you need to bring in trained professionals to resolve the problem. With the heat of summer at its peak, you really do not want to be taking any unnecessary risks with your air conditioner or its overall performance quality. We can handle your AC repairs in Vandalia, OH.

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AC FAQ: Has It Sprung a Leak?

July 3rd, 2017

question-markWhat would your first thought be if you walked by the indoor unit of your air conditioning system, only to wind up with a pair of wet socks due to a big puddle surrounding the unit? For most, it would probably be something along the lines of “wait, what?”. It is a very odd scenario at first take, we’ll grant you that — especially if you happen to be aware of the fact that your air conditioner does not use water in its operation.

That does not mean that those wet socks and that puddle of water are just figments of your imagination, though. It simply means that they may not be the result of a leak in the sense that you’re thinking of. There are a few different reasons why you may encounter this issue, and some may require that you schedule professional air conditioning repairs in Vandalia, OH.

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Is Your Air Filter Dirty?

June 19th, 2017

filterIf so, what are you waiting for? Change it out, right away! Keeping a dirty air filter in your air conditioner is one of the best ways in which to impede its performance, compromise your budget, and potentially damage your system, all while enjoying a weaker performance and paying more for less comfort. Does a single word in that sentence sound at all enticing to you? Then, again — what are you waiting for?

We know that we have frequently warned against servicing your air conditioner on your own, and we will continue to do so. For the most part, your air conditioning maintenance in Dayton, OH is something that only trained professionals can handle. That being said, changing your air filter is one maintenance task that you can — and should — handle for yourself. Read on to learn more about the benefits of keeping your air filter fresh.

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How UV Germicidal Lights Help You

June 5th, 2017

UV-air-purifierDuring the summer season, it is easy to focus most of your attention on the temperature within your home when it comes to your overall comfort. There is no overstating just how important it is that you have a great air conditioner working for you in your home during the hottest time of the year. That being said, there is also an unfortunate oversight that a lot of homeowners make. This is failing to ensure that they are maintaining great indoor air quality in their homes, as well as comfortable temperatures. Fortunately for you, we can help you to bridge the gap and boost the air quality throughout your home.

In many cases, removing airborne pollutants such as dust and dirt from the air in your home may be enough to satisfactorily improve upon your indoor air quality. However, there are certain situations in which removing pollutants from the air alone may not be enough to really improve upon the condition of the air in your household. When dealing with biological pollutants, such as viruses, mold, and bacteria, for instance, you’ll need to destroy them. That is why you may require UV air purifiers in Vandalia, OH.

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AC Problems: Blowing Warm Air

May 22nd, 2017

Warming temperatures can be a welcome change of pace around here, especially after a particularly long and cold winter season. It is much more difficult to really get out and fully enjoy the heat of the winter season, though, when you do not have a great air conditioning system available with which to effectively and reliably cool your home. That is why any problems with your air conditioner in Dayton, OH are of such concern.

There are a number of different issues that you may encounter with your home cooling system. Shy of a complete system breakdown, an air conditioner that is blowing warm air from its vents is probably the most alarming. Surprisingly, though, there may actually be a very simple fix to such situations. As is always the case, however, it could also be something rather serious. Here are some tips to help you handle the situation should your AC begin blowing warm air.

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Can Ductless Air Conditioning Save Me Money?

May 8th, 2017

ductless-blower-with-remoteIt is certainly possible! As is the case with any HVAC system, a ductless mini split is not necessarily going to be right for every home or every homeowner. That being said, for those that the system is the right fit for, there are many benefits to be enjoyed. Financial savings are one of them. Today we are going to take a look at a few of the ways in which opting to go ductless when cooling your home can save you money.

Before we do, we want to remind you that no air conditioner, ductless or otherwise, is going to work at peak efficiency and performance levels if it is not properly installed and serviced. You’ll have no doubts in this regard when you choose to work with us. Our technicians are here to ensure that you get the very best performance that your ductless mini split in Vandalia, OH has to offer.

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Signs That You Need AC Repairs

April 24th, 2017

AC-repair-technicianNow that the winter season is officially behind us, many homeowners in the area are eagerly awaiting the arrival of the warmer weather. As much of a relief as the hot summer temperatures can be after a frigid winter and a chilly spring, though, things can take a turn if your AC is no able to cool your home effectively and reliably. No air conditioner is perfect, which is why you should learn to recognize the need for air conditioning repairs in Dayton, OH.

The sooner that any problems with your air conditioner are resolved, the better off your system is going to be. Do not put your air conditioner at further risk of damage due to inactivity when problems do arise. Act quickly, have the problem(s) resolved by trained professionals, and enjoy the great performance that you deserve from your home cooling system. 

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Ready to Replace Your Air Conditioner?

April 11th, 2017

thermostat-rising-in-sunIf you are still on the fence about whether or not to invest in a new air conditioning system before the hottest weather of the year arrives, you are starting to run low on time. Ideally, you will have your brand new AC system installed and running by the time you really need it. That may not be just yet, but the real heat of the summer season does have a way of sneaking up on us.

Of course, we completely understand that this is a big decision to make. For most homeowners, the expense of a new cooling system is a major investment. You also want to ensure that you get the best return possible on the investment that you’ve already made in your existing air conditioning system. Here are a few points to consider if you’re thinking about an air conditioning replacement in Vandalia, OH.

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