Intelligent Air Services Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Repair’

Is It Time to Replace Your Air Conditioning System?

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

Do you think your air conditioning system in Austin, TX is on its last legs, or it’s too old to make it cost-effective to keep it around? Finding this out in the middle of another hot Texas summer is unpleasant—but the sooner you schedule a replacement air conditioning system, the better off you’ll be. Don’t delay with calling our technicians to arrange for a new central AC right away.

“But wait a minute,” you’re thinking. “How do I know for certain that it’s time to replace my air conditioning system?” We can help you figure out when to call our experts for AC services. When in doubt, arrange for a consultation, and we can help you make the choice about whether you should repair or replace your current AC.

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Do You Have the Right Service for Heating Repair?

Monday, February 26th, 2018

new-heating-systemThe end of winter tends to see the most heater breakdowns and repair calls in our neck of the woods. Heating systems have been running regularly for months now, and while temperatures will start going up again soon, there’s still a few more weeks to get through where our heating systems will be vital. If your system is experiencing trouble and has a serious breakdown, you need a qualified heating repair company to arrive and get the problem fixed right away.

But which service should you call? There are a number of qualified companies throughout the greater Austin area, and in the end, only the homeowner can determine which service is the best fit for their needs. There are, however, several qualities you should look for in service you call that can make that decision easier. We’ve included a list of the most important below.

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Air Conditioning Repairs Shouldn’t Wait Until Spring

Monday, November 6th, 2017

air-conditioning-repairCooler weather has arrived, and while we still get a few periods of intermittent heat here in Southern Texas, most homeowners have turned off their air conditioners and turned on their heaters. It can be easy to ignore any lingering signs of trouble with your air conditioning system: things you may have ignored over the summer since our lengthy heat waves made the prospect of turning off the AC difficult at best.

But those repairs should be dealt with sooner rather than later, and waiting until spring means the issue is likely to get worse. Now is the ideal time to handle any problems with your air conditioner, since you have all winter to schedule the repairs with a trained technician. 

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When to Replace an Older Air Conditioner

Monday, July 31st, 2017

air-conditioning-replacementAir conditioners are designed to last for many years, and with proper care and maintenance, you can stretch that timetable much further. But sooner or later every system needs to be replaced, and with our summers longer and hotter than ever, you may be forced to make that decision in the middle of a blazing heat wave. The question of replacement is usually triggered by a repair call, though that’s not always the case. 

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What Does the SEER Rating Mean for Your Air Conditioner?

Monday, June 5th, 2017

air-conditioning-efficiencySummer is here in all but name, and that means you need an air conditioner to function every day in order to keep your home comfortable. If you need a new air conditioner, now is the right time to install it. An older air conditioner on its last legs won’t be able to handle the coming months of high temperatures, and installing a new one now means you won’t have to worry about whether your system is up for the job in the hot weather to come.

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Watch for These Problems with Your Air Conditioner

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Spring has officially arrived, and soon enough summer will be here again. High temperatures seem to arrive sooner every year, and without a reliable air conditioning system in your home, you’re apt to feel the heat far more often than you’d like. If there are any problems with your air conditioner, now is the time to take notice of them and plan for repairs. Only a trained technician can properly diagnose any problems that arise, but you can help your cause out by looking for certain common signs of a problem with your air conditioner. We’ve provided a short list below.

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Signs That You Need Air Conditioning Repair

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Austin, TX can get hot in the summer, and with months of high heat already behind us, your air conditioner will still be called upon to perform every day without a break. That increases the risk of a serious breakdown, and while good maintenance and careful use can reduce the chances of air conditioning repair, now is usually the most likely time of the year to suffer something significant. A good repair technician can help, but before that happens, you need to be able to spot the signs that something has gone wrong. The exact causes vary, but some of the more common symptoms of serious trouble with you AC unit include the following:

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3 Reasons Not to Wait for Air Conditioning Repair

Monday, August 17th, 2015

We’re in the middle of August, which marks the final stage of summer cooling season before Austin, TX segues into fall. That means your air conditioning system will likely be put to more use than ever, and with months of steady work already behind it, it means a greater chance of problems developing. When a major issue arises—something bad enough to halt the system in its tracks—you naturally want to get it repaired as quickly as possible. But when the damage isn’t so bad—when it’s not enough to stop the system from cooling your home—then many people have a tendency to wait on repairs, figuring they can schedule it after the weather cools down a bit. This can be a gigantic mistake. Here are 3 reasons not to wait for air conditioning repair, no matter how close to the end of summer it is.

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How to Tell If Your Air Conditioner Is Having Problems

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Austin, TX bakes every summer amid high heat and staggering humidity levels. We need our air conditioning systems to function every time we turn them on, and when problems arise, they need to be dealt with as quickly as possible. The good news is that there are many qualified service technicians in the Austin, TX area to fix any issues with your system. But before they can come in, you need to spot the signs that something is wrong. Air conditioners are delicate devices and experience numerous different types of problems. But a few common symptoms tend to appear over and over again, and if you spot them, you can help fix the problem before it gets much worse.

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What Makes a Heat Pump Different from a Standard Air Conditioner?

Monday, April 27th, 2015

When it comes to residential heating and air conditioning in Austin, TX, a heat pump is a great installation. Heat pumps use the basic operating principles as an air conditioner to siphon heat from one location and release it in another. (A process known as heat exchange.) The major difference between an air conditioner and a heat pump is that a heat pump can move heat both directions: it can release it outdoors or release it indoors. With only a change on the thermostat, a heat pump changes from an air conditioner into a heater.

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