Just like other mechanical devices, your air conditioner requires basic cleaning to function optimally. Dirt buildup on the surfaces of your AC condenser coil reduces the coils’ ability to release the heat captured from your home’s indoor air to the outside. The long-term health of your air conditioner is negatively affected as a result. You may, therefore, […]
A broken-down compressor is one of the costliest A/C repairs. It’s a major component of your outside unit. In some cases, when the compressor fails, the best option may be to have a full air-conditioning system replacement. So when is getting a new AC compressor advisable and when should you consider replacing the outside unit […]
Replacing your home’s windows is a big step toward energy efficiency. Considering what’s involved, it’s a good idea to consider the most energy efficient windows you can find and afford. Frames that don’t conduct heat and glass that blocks heat transfer and ultraviolet (UV) light are the best choices for the Arizona climate.
If you’re expecting only cool comfort this summer but also notice a burning smell from an AC vent, that’s not only an inconvenience — it’s a definite red flag. An air conditioner that is functioning properly should not generate unusual odors — especially those that may indicate that something in the system is overheating.
Is your refrigerator running? Even if it is, it might not be for much longer. It’s important to recognize the signs your refrigerator is dying. If it breaks down unexpectedly, especially in the middle of summer, it can be disastrous. Here are a few signs your refrigerator is dying — meaning you should start looking for […]