Westland Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Our Guide to Affordable AC Installation

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

So, you’ve finally decided to take the plunge into whole-home air conditioning!

Let us first start off this blog by congratulating you. You must have spent a lot of time budgeting, doing your research, and parsing through the details before making this decision. We commend you! Air conditioning can be an expensive investment, but it’s one that absolutely pays off. Nothing feels better than the cool comfort that comes from a brand-new air conditioning installation in Strongsville, OH.

It doesn’t matter if you’re at the beginning of the process or you’re just about to close out the deal, we’re here to help with our guide to affordable AC installation. Don’t forget to call our team if you need guidance choosing the right system or having it installed properly. We are always happy to help new and old customers alike with their cooling needs!

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The Advantages of a Ductless AC

Monday, July 26th, 2021

Ductless air conditioning has been around for quite some time, but we still find homeowners who aren’t too familiar with them. Don’t worry, it’s not your fault! Technology, especially in the HVAC industry, can be a little complex and hard to understand. That’s why we’ve taken it upon ourselves to help curious and cautious customers alike gain some information about these nifty systems.

Ductless air conditioners aren’t only for homeowners who don’t have ducts. They’re incredibly efficient and effective at cooling many different types of homes. If you’re looking to expand your horizons or invest in a ductless AC in Strongsville, OH, then we want you to keep reading. These systems are perfect for certain homes in our area and you could see a great leap forward in terms of better comfort and temperature control!

In this blog we’ll talk about some of the best advantages a ductless HVAC system has to offer!

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What’s That Noise?

Monday, July 12th, 2021

We’re in the middle of the summer which means temperatures are hot and staying hot. Your air conditioner needs to be up to the task of keeping your home comfortable at an affordable price. And if it’s not, then you can always call us! We’ll help you no matter what the problem might be.

That being said, sometimes the problem with your air conditioner is obvious. Maybe you’ve changed the reading on your thermostat and you’re greeted with a hissing or bubbling noise? Or perhaps the moment you get home and kick the system on, it starts shrieking? These are never problems to be ignored, and they can be the biggest reason why you’re experiencing poor comfort.

Our team is available to provide air conditioning repair in Strongsville, OH when homeowners need it. Your comfort is our main priority and we want to inform you with this blog post about the different noises your system might make and what we can do to help.

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A Handy AC Glossary for Homeowners

Tuesday, June 1st, 2021

It doesn’t feel good to read a whole blog post about your air conditioner, only for it to barely make sense because of the inclusion of industry-specific words you’ve never heard before.

We understand how frustrating that can be. That’s why we want to give you a basic tutorial on how to read certain terms that have to do with your AC. After reading this, when you’re confronted with a strange blog post or an amateur trying to tell you that you need air conditioning repair in Strongsville, OH because your “AC is short cycling,” you’ll know they’re not kidding around.

We’ll go over some of the most common phrases and terms we use in the HVAC world. Feel free to call our team if you’ve got any more burning questions about your air conditioner or some other terms you might have come across online.

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Our AC Maintenance FAQ

Monday, May 17th, 2021

“What is air conditioning maintenance? Why would I need to purchase AC maintenance when my system is doing just fine? Why does AC maintenance cost so much?”

Don’t worry, we’re used to these types of questions, and we welcome them with open arms. Maintenance isn’t something that every homeowner is familiar with, so we understand why so many people either think it’s a scam or don’t buy into the necessity of it. While we understand why people think this way, we want to align our customers’ expectations with reality.

Yes, an air conditioning tune-up in Rocky River, OH is absolutely vital for your system. To provide more context as to why it’s vital and how it is performed, keep reading our AC maintenance FAQ to get the answers you need from a trustworthy source.

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3 Steps to Help Retire Your AC This Year

Monday, September 21st, 2020

It can be sad to say goodbye. Our air conditioners did an excellent job of keeping us cool, or perhaps they struggled a little bit. Either way, we’re going to need to retire them soon. As temperatures drop, you’ll need a heating solution for your home’s HVAC in Westlake, OH that can get the job done. While our next few blog posts will be talking about heating needs, we’re still going to mention a last few bits of advice about air conditioners before we say goodbye to them.

The truth is that most homeowners don’t retire their air conditioners the right way. When they pull them out at the start of summer the following year, they’re often surprised by problems that were either already there before, or the product of neglect during the winter. So let’s talk about what we can do to better help our cooling systems hibernate while we get ready for fall.

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Here Are Your AC Options

Monday, September 7th, 2020

When considering a new AC installation or a replacement, you’re going to need to know what’s out there. You don’t want to just replace your old air conditioner with another old, out-dated model, do you?

No, don’t worry. We’re not here to upsell you on the latest and greatest AC gadget you don’t need. What we’re here to talk about are reliable, effective cooling methods that not enough homeowners know about. From a heat pump installation to a central AC installation in Strongsville, OH, there are options out there that you’re better off knowing more about.

Do you think the subject of air conditioning is boring? Well, we’d beg to differ! We promise the information we’re about to get into has everything to do with saving you money and keeping that extra few bucks in your pocket for your next vacation.

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4 AC Noises You Should NEVER Ignore

Monday, August 24th, 2020

Let’s say you’re sleeping soundly one night and you hear a bump. If you had a long day or you’re having some great dreams, it’s usually a good idea to ignore it and go back to sleep. While horror movies might have us think that everything that goes “bump in the night” is bad, that’s not usually the case for any homeowners out there.

However, the real horror story are the noises you might hear in the night coming from your AC that signal big problems. When these type of noises occur, regardless of if they’re during the day or at night, they typically require AC repair in Strongsville, OH. When they’re ignored, unlike other noises that might come up in our home, they tend to become more expensive to fix and can lead to your air conditioner breaking down!

How about we avoid a breakdown and talk about what these noises mean and why you shouldn’t ignore them!

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Assess the Condition of Your AC

Monday, July 27th, 2020

How is your air conditioner doing? No, we’re not asking you to go outside and physically ask your outdoor AC cabinet how it’s doing. It’s not going to give you any answers. We’re talking about the condition of its mechanical components and the cooling power it produces. Is it working to your standards?

Too many homeowners think that their air conditioner works, and that’s all they need to know. Not many people like to think about how their air conditioner is working, or more specifically if it’s working well enough. How long does it take for your home to cool off? How high are your energy bills? Does it cool your home without making strange noises or causing a ruckus?

Be sure to keep reading as we prompt you to pay closer attention to your air conditioning in Strongsville, OH. We’ll get to the bottom of whether or not your AC is in good condition.

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AC Repair FAQ

Monday, June 1st, 2020

Air conditioners need to be repaired at least a few times during their service lives. The only problem is that in order for a professional to perform sensible repairs that are needed for your AC, you’ll need to call us when you suspect a problem. This is probably the most important, and often neglected, part of the process.

In order to mitigate that issue, we’ve included a brief FAQ centered on repair issues and when to call a professional for help. Ideally, we’d ask that you call us even if you’re not sure if there’s a problem or not, but most homeowners want a more specific response than that—so here you go!

AC repairs in Westlake, OH aren’t to be scoffed at. Don’t let heatwaves take you by surprise and cause a small issue in your AC to get much worse. Call us today!

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