Touchstone Heating & Air Inc Blog : Archive for August, 2017

The Simple Step that Makes Your Air Conditioner Live Longer

Monday, August 28th, 2017

technician-changing-filter-ventRegular maintenance, as we’ve discussed before, is key to keeping your air conditioner running smoothly for longer. This is something that should always be handled by a professional technician, someone who knows the ins and outs of central AC systems and can spot AC repairs sooner. Regular tune-ups involve many steps, but not every step of air conditioning maintenance can (or should) be handled by the pros.

Completing this one simple step, once a month at least, can make your air conditioner run better, last longer, and use less energy—meaning that overall, you save!

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4 Common AC Repairs: Don’t Wait to Fix These!

Monday, August 14th, 2017

AC-repair-contractorYour air conditioner is, of course, more than just a box that shoots cold air out. It’s a complex collection of mechanical and electrical components that all work together towards a goal of removing heat from your home’s air in order to move refrigerated air into it.

That said, when any single component runs into trouble, the entire air conditioner may be soon to follow. It doesn’t take long for one worn-down part to begin wreaking havoc for the entire system. The other parts have to compensate for the loss, and that can cause wear that’s tough to remedy.

Don’t let your air conditioner go into a state of disrepair for longer than you should. Check out a few of the most common AC repairs we make and learn why you shouldn’t wait to call for repairs.

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