Westland Heating & Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Maintenance’

The Importance of Refrigerant in Air Conditioning

Monday, June 4th, 2018

air-conditioner-outsideMaybe you’ve heard about refrigerant, you’re in need of recharging yours, or you’re simply looking to expand your knowledge about how your air conditioner works. Whatever the reason, it’s always a good thing to know how the major systems around your home operate, especially when they’re so vital to your day-to-day comfort. To learn more about this important component to your household electronics keep reading. We’ll go over all the pros and cons for you, and discuss how we can make your life better by cooling things off.

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Beat the Heat with a Spring AC Tune-Up!

Monday, April 9th, 2018

Spring is on the way and that means summer won’t be too far behind. When it comes to your air conditioner, you’re going to need to keep it in good condition, and ensure that it will respond in the middle of our patented heat waves. That starts now with a spring AC tune-up. And with the deal we have going now, there’s never been a better time to schedule a tune-up today.

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Fall or Spring: What’s the Best Time for Air Conditioning Repair?

Monday, October 9th, 2017

air-conditioning-repairWith the coming of autumn comes cooler temperatures. And with that, your air conditioning is likely going to be put out to pasture until the spring comes around once more. We rarely have need for air conditioners during the cold winter months here in Ohio, and indeed you should never even turn your air conditioner on if the temperature drops below 65°F. (It could cause a lot of damage.) If you’re facing an air conditioning repair issue, the question becomes when to schedule it. Should you do it as soon as possible and get it out of the way? Or wait until spring? The answer depends on you.

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How Does Air Conditioning Maintenance Help Your Home?

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

central-air-conditioningWe often tout the benefits of air conditioning maintenance, which most people don’t think about very often. But here in the middle of summer, with temperatures high and your air conditioner needed every day, the benefits can be immeasurable. We recommend maintenance sessions once or twice a year, either at the very beginning or very end of cooling season. If you haven’t had maintenance scheduled for the last 12 months, we strongly recommend setting it up. It can pay huge dividends not only this summer, but for many summers to come.

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An Efficient Air Conditioner Is a Happy Air Conditioner

Monday, June 5th, 2017

air-conditioning-efficiencyAir conditioners see regular use during the hot summer months, and most homeowners are accustomed to paying more in monthly bills when the temperature gets warm. This is to be expected, of course, since the air conditioner in your home needs to run more often in order to keep your home comfortable. But just because you need to pay more for summer air conditioning doesn’t mean you should pay more than is necessary. By improving the efficiency of your air conditioner, you can cut down on the high monthly costs and reduce the wear and tear on the system to boot.

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3 Qualities to Look for in a New Air Conditioner

Monday, April 24th, 2017

central-air-conditioningIf you’re in the market for a new air conditioning system, now is the time to buy. Spring is here, but the weather is still comparatively cool, giving you weeks to plan for an installation before the first high temperatures of summer hits. That lets you determine the exact type of air conditioner you need, as well as scheduling the installation at a date that fits with your schedule, instead of having to rearrange everything in the wake of an unexpected breakdown.

Your technician can be invaluable during this process: helping you determine the right system for your home and the kinds of traits you’ll need for your new air conditioner. More specifically, there are 3 qualities to look for in a new system that you should consider carefully.

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Should I Get My Air Conditioner Serviced Now?

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

In short, yes. May is an ideal month to have your air conditioner serviced. Warm weather is nearly upon us, and it’s essential that every homeowner in Westlake, OH have a powerful, efficient, and reliable whole-house air conditioner. While you may not have turned yours on quite yet, heat and humidity are not too far around the corner. Whether you forgot entirely about AC maintenance until reading this post, or you’re waiting for the right moment, here are some benefits to having your system primed for summer: 

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Why Should I Schedule Fall Maintenance on My HVAC System?

Monday, October 19th, 2015

Autumn makes an ideal season to get both your heater and your air conditioner serviced from a qualified professional. The weather here in Westlake, OH has gotten cool, but still not cold enough to demand your heater run every day. A routine maintenance service session can help your air conditioner wind down while ensuring that your heater is ready to go. But there’s more than that, and if you’re interested in getting the most out of your system, you should schedule a session at least once or twice a year. Why? We’ve laid out some of the most compelling reasons below.

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How to Get Your Air Conditioner Ready for the Off-Season

Monday, September 21st, 2015

Football season has started, and while that doesn’t mean the end of warm days here in Westlake, OH, it does mean that your air conditioner will start seeing a lot less use until it’s finally done for the winter. That makes this the perfect time to get your air conditioner ready for the off-season. A few bits of preparation can save you a great deal of heartache over the winter, and when spring comes again, your system will be ready to go without a hitch. Here are a few steps on getting ready for the off-season.

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3 Ways Preventative Maintenance Helps Your Air Conditioner

Monday, May 11th, 2015

An air conditioning system is like any other appliance. As it runs, it is subjected to stress and strain that will eventually cause a breakdown. That’s of particular concern in towns like Westlake, OH, where summers are hot and the air conditioner needs to run almost daily in order to keep your house cool. A preventive maintenance session, conducted early in the cooling season, can make a huge difference in how your air conditioner functions. This isn’t strictly a repair session: more like a tune-up to address multiple small concerns to keep them from becoming big ones. Here are 3 ways preventive maintenance helps your air conditioner.

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