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Keep Your AC Filter Clean

Monday, July 8th, 2019

air-filterFor the most part, air conditioning maintenance in Colton, CA, is not a job that you can handle on your own. The process is much more complex than many homeowners seem to realize. During maintenance, electrical components and connections are tested, moving parts are inspected and lubricated as needed, and much more. However, there is one maintenance task that you can and should handle on your own, and it is a vitally important one—though too frequently overlooked.

We are talking about changing your air filter. Sorry if that is not as exciting a prospect as you were thinking, but everything we said above is true. A dirty air filter in your air conditioning system will have much more serious consequences for your home cooling system than you may realize. If you’re serious about getting the most from your AC, then you need a fresh filter in place.  It’s a simple and affordable way to optimize cooling performance.

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Why Is Water Leaking From My Air Conditioner?

Monday, June 24th, 2019

water-dropletsWhen your air conditioning system is running, you’ll occasionally hear the sound of dripping water coming from the indoor cabinet. This is normal. You’re hearing condensate from the evaporator coil falling from the coil down into a pan.

The reason water develops in an air conditioner is because of the evaporation of cold refrigerant along the indoor evaporator coil. The process of evaporation removes heat from the air to cool it. But as a side-effect, the evaporation also causes moisture in the air to condense in droplets along the coil’s surface. Below the coil is a shallow pan—the condensate pan—which catches the water. A motorized pump then removes the water out a condensate drain and outdoors where it’s deposited on the ground.

But this drainage system doesn’t always work the way it should—and you may end up seeing water dripping from the indoor compartment.

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How Air Conditioning Maintenance Improves Energy Efficiency

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Here in Colton, CA, air conditioning systems are as necessary as electricity and running water. Temperatures in the summer can climb well over 100 degrees, with plenty of dust and low air quality to boot. A good air conditioning system keeps your house cool and comfortable, even during the most unpleasant summer days. Most residents are accustomed to paying higher energy bills in order to gain that comfort. But you can help lower those bills with regular air conditioning maintenance via our Comfort Club, which entitles you to a number of additional benefits! Here’s how air conditioning maintenance improves energy efficiency.

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