Balanced Air, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning System Repair’

Troubles You Might Have With a Ductless Mini Split System

Monday, June 10th, 2019

ductless-mini-split-on-the-wallThe headline might make it sound as if we aren’t in favor of using ductless mini split systems (a.k.a. ductless heat pumps) for home heating and cooling. But we are! We think ductless heat pumps are one of the best solutions for home comfort around, especially for older homes or smaller homes without room for ductwork. Ductless mini split systems are convenient, easy and fast for professionals to install, improve indoor air quality, and have excellent energy efficiency.

But, like any HVAC system, ductless mini splits may need to be repaired at some point. They don’t suffer from the duct-related problems that can plague standard heat pumps and air conditioners, but there are a few specific repair issues they can suffer from. We’re going to go over a few of the ductless heat pump problems you encounter.

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The Dangers of Refrigerant Leaking From an Air Conditioner

Monday, May 27th, 2019

air-conditioning-maintenance-technician-checks-mainfoldYour home’s central air conditioner is a type of refrigeration system, like a freezer or a fridge. It cools down air by removing the heat from it with chemical refrigerant. The refrigerant circulated through a set of indoor and outdoor coils, evaporating in the indoor coils to draw heat from the air and then condensing in the outdoor coils to release the heat.

Because refrigerant is so essential to the operation of an air conditioner, any refrigerant leaks are serious issues that need to be fixed with professional air conditioning repair in Trinity, FL as soon as possible. Losing refrigerant from an air conditioner not only threatens comfort in a home, it eventually leads to a full air conditioner breakdown that permanently harms the compressor.

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5 Facts You May Not Have Known About Your Air Conditioner

Monday, April 1st, 2019

air-conditioner-evaporator-coilYou probably don’t know much about the central air conditioner in your home except that it cools you down on hot Florida summer days. You may know it works similar to a refrigerator, moving refrigerant between two sets of coils, and that it uses a compressor to run. But unless you work in the HVAC industry or are enthusiastic about the science of refrigeration systems, this is probably where your knowledge stops.

And that’s fine! It’s why you have HVAC professionals like us around when you need AC repair in New Port Richey, FL or any other air conditioning service. Only technicians with special training and tools should handle fixing or installing a central air conditioner. You can trust any job to us.

But we thought it would be fun to share some facts about your air conditioner you may not have known. These facts won’t allow you to do any DIY work on the AC, but they will help you understand how the system works.

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Why You Only Want a Professional HVAC Contractor to Fix Your AC

Monday, September 17th, 2018

tools-on-ac-unitThe end of the summer can bring with it the worst heat of the whole season. Here in Tampa Bay, we can expect to have hot weather strike any time of the year, including winter. This makes air conditioning systems essential parts of our homes—and it also makes keeping them in good repair a vital part of living in our climate.

If you notice your AC isn’t working as well as it should, or maybe isn’t working at all, you may feel tempted to open up the HVAC cabinet and tinker around. How hard can it be to make a few adjustments to get an air conditioner working again?

Well … plenty hard! Air conditioners aren’t just big fans. They’re complex refrigeration equipment. To repair an air conditioning system, you must have licensed professional HVAC technicians do the work. Here are a few reasons professionals are the only people to turn to in your hour of AC need:

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Early Warning Signs You’ve Got AC Trouble

Monday, June 11th, 2018

air-conditioning-systemWhen the hot Florida weather really settles in, you can expect steady work from your home’s air conditioner. If you’ve already had HVAC professionals inspect and tune it up, you can expect it to work with few problems over the season. However, you shouldn’t let indications that something might be wrong slip past you just because you were diligent about maintenance. Problems can afflict even the best cared-for air conditioning system, and the sooner you hop on getting the system repaired, the better off you—and the AC—will be.

Below are some of those early warnings that it’s time to call for professional air conditioning repair in Wesley Chapel, FL with our team.

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Sign Up for AC Maintenance Before Summer

Monday, May 28th, 2018

air-conditioning-maintenance-technician-checks-mainfoldThe weather is warming in Florida, although we’re still dealing with frequent rains. More sun and more heat is on the way, of course, and right now is the best time to ensure your home’s air conditioning system is ready for another hot Florida summer. How can you know your AC is prepped for the coming season? It’s actually simple: call for HVAC professionals to maintain your air conditioner with a thorough inspection, cleaning, and tune-up.

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