Touchstone Heating & Air Inc Blog : Archive for May, 2016

The Problem with Air Conditioner Ice

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

If you notice ice forming on your air conditioner this summer, your system is in trouble. Air conditioner ice is caused by an issue with the air flow in the system, which can dramatically lower the output and eventually cause a full breakdown. If you don’t deal with the problem soon, you may end up paying far more than you need to in repair costs.  Lets’ take a look at what causes air conditioner ice, and why it’s a problem.

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How Improperly Sized Air Conditioners Cause Problems

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

The size of an air conditioner has a huge effect on how well it works in a given home. Yet, it’s one of the most ignored when homeowners are looking for a new air conditioning system. If you don’t have a properly sized air conditioner installed in your home, you’re going to be dealing with a lot more issues than you otherwise would have to. Read on to find out more about what happens when your air conditioner is the wrong size.

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The Benefits of Installing a Ductless System This summer

Monday, May 16th, 2016

If you’re in the market for a new air conditioning system, you have plenty of different options to choose from. Central air conditioning is always available, but before you go for the more obvious choice you should look at what some of the other systems have to offer. Let’s take a look at ductless air conditioning, and what it can do for you this summer.

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Strange Air Conditioner Noises to Listen for

Monday, May 9th, 2016

The more you use your air conditioner, the more strain the system is going to be put under. So, summer is going to naturally be a more stressful time for air conditioning systems. You should be especially vigilant for warning signs that your air conditioner is in need of repairs during this time of year. One of the most common signs that your system needs repairs is strange noises coming from it during operation. Let’s go over some of those strange noises now.

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How Zone Control Can Make Your Air Conditioner More Efficient

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Cooling season is here, and you’re probably already taking steps to make sure that your air conditioner is up to the task of keeping your home comfortable all summer long. Maintenance and duct sealing are nice, but they aren’t the only way to make your air conditioner more effective this summer. Read on to find out more about zone control and the benefits that it provides.

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