Should I Use a Humidifier When Cooling My Home?

May 2nd, 2016

During the hottest time of the year, you rely upon your air conditioner to keep your home cool and comfortable. However, you must remember that the overall quality of the air in your home is really just as important to your comfort as the temperature of the air in your home is. That is why you may want to team your air conditioner up with a whole-house humidifier in Washington, D.C. Even if the air outside is hot and humid, after all, you may find that the air within your home is too dry. This can prove to be detrimental for a few different reasons, so contact us if you suspect the need for more humidification.  Continue Reading

Why Is My AC Costing So Much to Run?

April 25th, 2016

Modern air conditioning systems are not only more effective and reliable than ever, but more efficient as well. No matter how efficient your air conditioner may be, of course, cooling your home is going to come with a price tag. But if you notice that your air conditioner is costing much more to run than it has in previous years, or if you see a significant and inexplicable jump in cooling costs from one billing cycle to the next, there may be a problem with your air conditioner that is forcing it to work at reduced efficiency levels. If you suspect this to be the case, schedule professional air conditioning service right away. Continue Reading

Why Is My Air Conditioner Short-Cycling?

April 18th, 2016

When you start up your air conditioning system in the summer season in order to keep your home cool and comfortable, you want to do so without any hiccups. The problem, though, is that there is no such thing as a 100% reliable air conditioning system. Even investing in quality equipment, having that equipment expertly installed, and scheduling routine air conditioning maintenance is not enough to guarantee that your system functions precisely as it ought to at all times. When you do encounter problems with your AC, be sure to schedule prompt air conditioning repairs in Capitol Hill. One such problem that you may run into is short-cycling, and it can make cooling your effectively all but impossible.  Continue Reading

Is My Air Conditioner Leaking Water?

April 18th, 2016

The last thing that you want to discover in the middle of a hot summer day is that something has gone wrong with your home cooling system. The unfortunate truth of the matter, however, is that no mechanical system is 100% reliable, and your AC is no exception. There is good news, though. You can count on our technicians to complete any necessary AC repairs in Arlington, VA properly.

One call that we receive from time to time pertains to water leaks in air conditioners. Read on to learn more about why this symptom of leaking water is actually a bit deceiving. Continue Reading

How Will the Size of My Air Conditioner Affect Its Performance?

April 11th, 2016

Investing in a new air conditioner is a pretty considerable expense for most of us, and it is not something that you want to allow any guesswork when doing. That is why we encourage you to work with our knowledgeable technicians if you are ready to schedule an air conditioning installation or replacement in Capitol Hill. That way, you’ll not only know for certain that you’re getting the right AC for your personal preferences, but also that it is of the right size for your home. This is more important than you may realize. Continue Reading

Do You Think It’s Time for a New Cooling System?

April 4th, 2016

When you ponder what you’d do if you had an unlimited supply of cash lying around, you are probably not going to decide that you’d run out and purchase a new home cooling system. Perhaps it’s not the most exciting way in which to spend your hard-earned money, but investing in a replacement air conditioner in Washington, D.C. is a great way in which to ensure that you are able to make it through the most brutally hot time of the year unscathed. We’d say that that is money well-spent. We recommend giving us a call if you think that now may be the right time for an AC replacement.  Continue Reading

How to Spot a Refrigerant Leak This Summer

March 28th, 2016

When in the midst of the hottest weather of the year, the last thing that you want is to discover that your air conditioning system is not functioning precisely as it ought to. However, you must remember that no air conditioning system is guaranteed to operate at peak performance levels at all times. Your air conditioner is a mechanical system, and the occasional operational problem is inevitable. It is always best to have any such problems resolved as soon as possible, of course, which is why it is so important that you learn to recognize early warning signs of AC trouble, such as when you have a refrigerant leak in your system. Continue Reading

Is Your Ductwork Operating Properly?

March 21st, 2016

When you think of HVAC system failures, you probably think of mechanical issues, refrigerant leaks, and other problems that affect your heating and air conditioning units directly. However, you cannot overlook the negative impact that your ductwork can have on your comfort, your budget, and your equipment itself if that ductwork is not in fine working condition. We strongly urge you to contact a member of our staff if and when you need any ductwork services in Washington, D.C. We excel in all manner of air duct services, and we’ll make sure that you are able to deliver conditioned air throughout your home effectively and reliably. Continue Reading

Is Now a Good Time for Air Conditioning Maintenance?

March 21st, 2016

We’ve got a warm day here and there sprinkled throughout the next couple of weeks, but we certainly aren’t going to be running our air conditioners nonstop in the immediate future. Don’t let that fact lead to complacency, though. You don’t want the onset of the summer heat to catch you off guard, nor your air conditioner unprepared. If it has been a full cooling season since you last scheduled routine air conditioning maintenance in Washington, D.C., then now is the time to do so. Keeping up with an annual maintenance program is a necessity if you hope to cool your home as efficiently and reliably as possible.

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Consider a Heat Pump Before Replacing That Heater!

March 14th, 2016

The weather is a bit unpredictable at this time of the year, with temperatures proving to be fairly hot one day, and then dropping well below comfortable levels the next. Even so, most people in this area have their eyes on summer, and now is a great time to consider replacing the heating system that you’re relying on less and less as the season progresses.

If you are considering replacing your heater as even you look forward to the summer season, then take a few moments to familiarize yourself with the heat pump. Heat pumps offer not only a great heating performance, but can actually be used to maintain comfortable temperatures year-round.  Continue Reading