Covenant Heating and Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Service’

End-of-Season AC Repair Tips for Nashville Residents

Monday, September 13th, 2021

Although we’ll still be dealing with warmer temperatures for a while, there is no denying that the official end of summer is just around the corner. Soon enough, it will be time for you to start thinking about your heating system. In fact, it’s not too early to schedule your next heating maintenance tune-up! In the meantime, you’ve likely been using your air conditioner pretty consistently over the last few months, and the last thing you need now is a sudden breakdown or a huge repair issue when you still need the system.

We have some good news! Most air conditioning repair needs show their symptoms way before they force the air conditioner to shut down. So if you notice anything now, give us a call! This way you know you’ll be able to rely on your system to get you through the rest of summer.

Remember, it’s never a good idea to attempt diagnosing or repairing a faulty air conditioner by yourself, especially since there are potentially dangerous components, like refrigerant. However, you can absolutely spot the signs that it’s time to call a pro, and reach out to our team when that time comes. Read on to learn about some of the symptoms that indicate an air conditioner is in disrepair. 

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What You Should Know about Air Conditioner Capacitors

Monday, May 24th, 2021

The one thing you should know about your air conditioner is that it takes a lot of different components working together for the system to function as efficiently and effectively as it’s meant to, and to perform at all. It’s a complex electronic appliance with many wires, switches, motors, and capacitors. When something goes amiss with this system, it’s always solvable—but you need to call on an experienced pro for the job.

If your air conditioner isn’t working, even if you’re sure you know why, it’s time to give us a call. In the meantime, read on to learn about how your AC problems could be connected to one AC component in particular—a capacitor.

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How to Tell When You Need Air Conditioning Repairs

Monday, May 10th, 2021

two-techs-working-on-ac-unitAs much as we’re sure you’d like it to, your air conditioner simply won’t last forever.

Think of it this way—a car with over 150,000 miles on it simply can’t drive like a brand new one—that’s just how stuff works! However, with routine air conditioning maintenance and by staying on top of your AC repair needs, you can keep your air conditioner operating well for at least 10-15 years. This sure beats being disappointed by subpar AC service, right?

Cooling system problems that go unaddressed can unfortunately build up and cause significant damage. A small refrigerant leak, for example, can eventually lead to your compressor working “too hard” to do its job, and failing as a result. And we hate to break this to you, but a failed compressor usually means a failed air conditioner altogether.

But how do you know when your air conditioner needs help?

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AC Installation: Is Bigger Better?

Monday, July 20th, 2020

technciian-talking-about-air-conditioner-with-homeownersSummer is progressing right along, and with it so are warmer temperatures. Is your air conditioner up to the task? If you’re considering a new system this time of the year, chances are it’s a decision you’re a bit rushed on. We urge you however, to not make this decision in haste. Choosing a new air conditioner too quickly could leave you with an ineffective and inefficient air conditioner.

For example, the first instinct of many homeowners is to buy the largest, most powerful AC system on the market, especially if they’ve spent previous summers with an AC that didn’t seem powerful enough. But the fact of the matter is, bigger is not always better. When it comes to your cooling system, size and power do matter, but perhaps not the way you thing. Read on as we explain!

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