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A/C Troubleshooting: Unit Won’t Turn On

If you’ve tried to turn on your air conditioner with no success, you may be wondering if you’re going to need to invest in a costly repair or a complete replacement. It’s rare that a cooling system experiences a catastrophic breakdown with no warning, so the problem with your A/C is more likely among the following minor issues.


Discover Why You Should Buy an HVAC System, Not Just a Replacement Unit

Discover Why You Should Buy an HVAC System, Not Just a Replacement Unit

If you’re looking at the possibility of replacing your air conditioner in the near future, you may be considering whether you should replace only the malfunctioning unit or the entire HVAC system. There are several different factors to consider, so it’s worth looking at both sides.


A Timeline of HVAC Replacements and Maintenance

A Timeline of HVAC Replacements and Maintenance

Is your HVAC system 5, 10, or even 20 years old and still going? Maybe you don’t even know how old your A/C and furnace actually are, nor have an inkling of their maintenance history. That’s not unusual, but it should be remedied ASAP. Use this guide to get a good grasp for your HVAC maintenance timeline and system replacement down the road.


5 A/C Features to Look For When Shopping for a New Cooling System

5 A/C Features to Look For When Shopping for a New Cooling System

A new air conditioning system is a large investment, and to get the most value for your money, you must choose carefully. There are five common cooling system features that should factor into your ultimate decision.


Tricks to Keep Heat Gain in Your Traverse City Home at Bay

Tricks to Keep Heat Gain in Your Traverse City Home at Bay

The flow of heat energy into a home is known as heat gain. This occurs when warmer outdoor air infiltrates the home via leaks in walls, doors and ceilings. Heat from the sun’s rays can also radiate in through any glass on the home’s exterior. Learning ways to limit heat gain can boost comfort and reduce your cooling costs.


Don’t Lose Your Cool: Troubleshoot Frozen Evaporator Coils With These Tips

Don't Lose Your Cool: Troubleshoot Frozen Evaporator Coils With These Tips

While any problem with your cooling system needs prompt attention, frozen evaporator coils deserve top priority since all cooling stops when the coils freeze. Serious and costly mechanical problems may result, the worst of which is a burned out compressor. The evaporator coils sit in the indoor blower compartment and carry the chilled refrigerant that cools your home by absorbing heat from the air.


Your HVAC Tech Should Check the Following During A/C Maintenance

Your HVAC Tech Should Check the Following During A/C Maintenance

Your air conditioner should receive annual maintenance visits performed by a certified HVAC technician. This helps keep the system running smoothly and efficiently while also preventing serious malfunctions. Following are some items that should be checked during an A/C maintenance visit.


3 A/C Condensate Drain Issues You Should Be Prepared to Deal With

3 A/C Condensate Drain Issues You Should Be Prepared to Deal With

An air conditioner’s evaporator coil condenses gallons of water from the air during the cooling process on a daily basis. Normally this condensation flows straight outdoors through the drain system. On occasion, A/C condensate drain issues can crop up that cause foul odors, mold growth and water damage. Knowing how to deal with three of the most common drain problems can help you avoid health concerns, inconvenience and unnecessary expense.


A/C Upgrade? Learn Why You Should Choose a Variable-Speed Air Handler

A/C Upgrade? Learn Why You Should Choose a Variable-Speed Air Handler

When you’re ready for an air conditioning upgrade, make sure you look for features that improve comfort and save energy. Advances in design and efficiency mean that you have more choices than ever before. One of the top A/C features to consider is a variable-speed air handler. Keep reading to learn what an air handler does, along with its benefits. 


Air Conditioner Noises Your System Should Never Make

Air Conditioner Noises Your System Should Never Make

Air conditioners contain mechanical and electronic components that make many different noises while cooling your home. You’re probably accustomed to your system’s sounds and ticks, but some air conditioner noises are signs of potential problems. Read through the following list of common problem noises to see if you can troubleshoot the issue before making a service call.


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