Westland Heating & Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for July, 2016

How High Humidity Affects Your Air Conditioner

Monday, July 25th, 2016

It’s hot in Bay Village, OH, and we’re not just talking about the Cavaliers. Temperatures soar every July and for that you need a strong, reliable air conditioner to keep your home comfortable. Unfortunately, we also deal with sweltering humidity as well, and that can have a huge impact on your system. The good news is you can take steps to addressed it, but it helps to understand how high humidity affects your air conditioner to get a sense of what you need to do to fix it.

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How to Make the Best Use of a Ductless AC System

Monday, July 18th, 2016

If you’ve just had a new ductless mini-split air conditioner installed, congratulations! With summer on the rampage here in Rocky River, OH, it can make a huge difference in your monthly cooling bills. The same holds true if you have an existing ductless system, of course, though only if you use it the right way, with an eye on enhancing your savings without being charged an arm and a leg in the process. Ductless systems let you do that very easily. You just need to know the right way to do it. 

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What to Look for in an Air Conditioning Service

Monday, July 11th, 2016

Westlake, OH gets hot every summer, with high humidity accompanying it that can make your home feel like a swamp. A good air conditioner is far more than a luxury in such circumstances, ensuring that your home remains cool and comfortable no matter how high the mercury rises. But in order to do that, you need help from a qualified technician to install, repair, maintain and replace your air conditioner. A good service will ensure that your AC works exactly as it should, and that it will last a good long time. A poor service will conduct repairs half-heartedly and may end up costing you untold amounts in unnecessary work. But how are you to know a good service from a fly-by-nighter? Every service is different, of course, but here are a few pointers to help you out.

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Signs of Trouble with Your Water Heater

Monday, July 4th, 2016

We recommend regular maintenance for your water heater here in Bay Village, OH, in part because problems with it don’t tend to arise until it’s far too late. We rarely notice our water heaters, since they usually operate silently and are often tucked away in the basement or another part of the home that we don’t visit every day. By the time you spot signs of trouble, the problem may be very serious indeed. That makes it all the more important to be able to notice the early signals and summon a trained plumber to address them right away. They could spell the difference between a comparatively simple water heater repair job and a very costly one.

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