What Can I Do if My AC Doesn’t Turn On?

If your air conditioner doesn’t turn on or isn’t working all of the sudden, you’re thinking, “Uh oh.” Summer in North Carolina is a challenge without an AC!  If you contact us before 6 p.m., we’ll come out that same day to take a look. Of course, you may want to troubleshoot your AC problem first before calling a Triangle AC repair team. If you’re the DIY homeowner, here are some items to check:  Thermostat…

Read This Before Adding Refrigerant to Your AC

Your air conditioner’s refrigerant is probably the one component of your cooling system that you don’t give much thought to — and yet it plays a significant role. Without the right amount of refrigerant, your air conditioner will not function properly. Of course, you want to keep your air conditioner running during a North Carolina summer! But don’t worry; you don’t have to add more refrigerant to a working system. What may happen is a…

Tips To Keep Your Air Conditioner Running All Summer

The Triangle in North Carolina can really heat up, and your HVAC system has to keep up with all of it. You don’t want to risk your air conditioner failing to keep up. Luckily, all it takes is a few DIY tricks to keep your air conditioner running all summer.   Air Conditioning Filters The first thing you need to remember is to clean the filters and change them periodically. When your filters are dirty…

Common Problems That Affect The Cooling In Your Home

A properly running air conditioner is important for both your overall home comfort and your pocketbook. Unfortunately, your Triangle home cooling system may experience several common AC problems that can put a damper on a summer day. Such problems often arise from poor installation, faulty operation, and/or inadequate maintenance and processes. For example, for most efficient AC operation, it’s important to keep windows and doors closed while the system is running. Other common AC problems…

Reduce The Need To Run Your Air Conditioner This Summer And Save Money

It may seem difficult to keep cool during a hot Raleigh Durham  summer without racking up expensive electricity bills. Fortunately, it’s easier than you think to reduce the need for home air conditioning and save money all summer long. Tighten and insulate your home: Reduce the amount of air infiltration into your home. Seal gaps and cracks in your home’s outer envelope, including around windows, doors and attic floor penetrations. Caulk, weather stripping and expanding…

The Future Of Air Conditioning – What’s Happening To R22 Refrigerant (Freon)?

The HVAC industry is changing in order to provide a cleaner environment. Currently over half of central air conditioning units in the U.S. still use R22 refrigerant. R22, often called by its brand name Freon, is a type of gas that has been widely used in air conditioning and refrigeration systems. In recent years it has been added to the list of substances that are known for causing ozone depletion. Because of this, R22 is…