Atlantic Refrigeration & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog

Call Air Conditioning Repair Services for Refrigerant Problems

April 16th, 2018

air-conditioning-repairAir conditioners are far more than luxuries around here when summer temperatures rise and the weather gets hot. If your system breaks down, you may be tempted to attempt repairs on the system for yourself, perhaps in order to save a little money. This is a serious mistake. Air conditioners contain potentially dangerous chemicals like refrigerant, which requires formal training and licensing to handle safely. Indeed, refrigerant problems rank among the most common issues your air conditioner may face.

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Heating Systems Benefit from HVAC Servicing

April 2nd, 2018

heating-system-maintenanceWe’re approaching the end of heating season and temperatures will be rising steadily throughout the next few months. That means you’re going ot be using your heating system less and less, and air conditioners more and more until your heater hardly sees any use at all until next autumn.

That makes now the perfect time for a technician to give your heating system a look and check for any problems. You’d be surprised how many benefits a servicing session can provide.

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Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance Before the Weather Gets Hot

March 19th, 2018

air-conditioning-repairSpring has arrived and summer won’t be too far behind. That means not only scorching temperatures, but high levels of humidity too. In that environment, you need a quality air conditioning system to keep your home cool and comfortable no matter how hot the weather gets. The last thing you need is a breakdown in the middle of the hottest day of the year, or monthly bills that are higher than they need to be.

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Spring Means Air Conditioning Maintenance

March 5th, 2018

air-conditioning-repairWe’re still officially in winter, but spring will be here before you know it, and with it comes an increased need for your air conditioning system. Soon enough, you’ll need to run it every day. The last thing you want is to run into a problem that requires a sudden repair call. No one wants to deal with an air conditioning breakdown in the middle of the hottest day of summer, and while our team can provide swift and effective AC repair services, we also believe that an ounce of prevention beats a pound of cure. With winter coming to a close, you can help your cause out a great deal by scheduling an air conditioning maintenance session in the next few weeks.

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Get HVAC Contractors Involved in Your Project Early

February 19th, 2018

commercial-HVAC-systemsWe’re still in the throes of winter, and new building projects usually don’t start work until the weather has improved. But planning for new construction projects starts right now, and if you’re planning on putting one up, you need a quality HVAC contractor on your side from the first day. Every building needs a quality heating and air conditioning systems, no matter what its purpose is or how large it will be. Our Cold winters and hot summer demand it. And the sooner you can get an experienced HVAC contractor service on your team, the better.

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HVAC Contractor Services Need to Install your System Right

February 5th, 2018

commercial-HVAC-systemsIf you’re looking to install a new HVAC system in your home or business, the smart move is to contract a dedicated HVAC contractor service to perform the operation the right way. Countless problems with heating and cooling systems – both residential and commercial – can be prevented simply by ensuring that the right team installs your system the right way. We’re in the throes of winter right now and big projects like HVAC installation will likely need to wait until spring. But now is the time to start planning such installations, and with a strong contractor service in your corner, you can make sure your new system works exactly as intended.

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How to Respond to a Sudden Heating Problem

January 22nd, 2018

heating-repair-serviceThe East Coast is enduring one of the coldest winters on record and homeowners need their heating systems to function as needed on a daily basis. To do otherwise risks more than you comfort: it can present a health hazard too. Ideally, your system will get through the winter without a sudden heating problem, but if trouble does show up, you need to know how best to respond to it.

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Why Won’t My Heating System Turn On?

January 8th, 2018

furnace-won't-turn-onWe’ve just come through a patch of bad weather, signs of a long winter to come. Meteorologists are predicting one of the coldest on record, which means you need your heating system to run every day without fail in order to keep your home warm and comfortable. There are many subtle signs that you can spot when something is wrong, and at least one not-so-subtle one either. When you turn your heater on and nothing happens, or it suddenly shuts down in the middle of running, you can be fairly certain that there’s a big problem. Performing some basic troubleshooting, followed by a call to a repair technician, is usually the best course of action. 

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Beware of Cracked Heat Exchangers in Your System

December 25th, 2017

heat-exchange-crackedWinter is the time when our heating systems are put under more strained than ever, and when problems arise, they tend to do so just when cold weather hits and you need your system to function the most. It pays to keep a lookout for signs of trouble with your heating system, and call in a repair service the moment you spot one.

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What Causes Low Air Flow in Your Heating System?

December 11th, 2017

low-air-flowForced-air furnaces are a common type of heating system in Delaware and Maryland: generating heated air either through gas-fed burners or electrically powered coils, then blowing the heated air through the same ducts used by the air conditioning system. It’s simple, effective and inexpensive, which is why such heating systems remain so popular. But it can also give you a quick and easy way to spot one of the most common signs of trouble in your heater: low air flow.

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