Atlantic Refrigeration & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog

How AC Maintenance Saves You Money

June 11th, 2018

air-conditioning-repairSummer’s here, and you’ll be running your AC more than ever. This also means your monthly electric bill is about to go up too. This doesn’t mean, however, you must resign yourself to paying any more than necessary. Even if your AC system is running fine, you can still reduce your monthly bill through a regular maintenance schedule. Sounds good? We’ll go through the hows and whys below to explain how investing a little in your AC system now can save you more money over the long haul.

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Does Your AC Do This? You Need Professional Repair!

May 28th, 2018

The HVAC in your house is one of the most important features for your comfort and one of the biggest investments as well. Truth is, though, even the most well-maintained and high-quality HVAC system has a life cycle of about 10 to 15 years. Just like a vehicle, your HVAC needs regular maintenance and just like with your own health, it’s easier to address a problem at Stage 1 than at Stage 4 or 5. Here are a few warning signs that mean it might be time to make an appointment for A/C repair:

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3 Ways to Keep Your Home Cool this Summer

May 21st, 2018

man-cooling-offThings are starting to heat up here in Smyrna, DE! In no time, we’ll be operating our air conditioners at full-tilt, and we’ll need to ensure that they’re working just as they should. How would you rate your home’s ability to stay cool during the summer heat and humidity?

Read on to learn about 3 important ways to keep your home cool this summer, no matter the system, and no matter the size of your home.

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Help! There’s Frost on My Air Conditioning Coils!

April 30th, 2018

frozen-ac-coilsAir conditioning season is coming, and when our summer heat waves hit, you need to be on guard for any problems with your system. Only trained professionals should attempt to diagnose (much less repair) an air conditioner. The system contains potentially dangerous chemicals, and without formal licensing any attempt at repairs could be unsafe.

However, that doesn’t mean you can’t learn to spot the signs that something is wrong, then call in a repair service to take care of it. Among the more subtle symptoms of trouble is the presence of frost or ice on the coils. At first, it doesn’t sound like a big issue. After all, isn’t the air conditioner supposed to be cold? In point of face, however, frost on your air conditioning coils is a sign that you need to turn off the system immediately and call in a repair service.

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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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