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

Malfunctioning AC Compressor: Should You Repair or Replace the System?

Monday, September 2nd, 2019

compressorThroughout the years, there are a number of problems that can crop up with an HVAC system. Especially in the case of an air conditioner, which goes through a lot of work during our long summers!

You might find yourself facing issues like refrigerant leaks, failed capacitors, or even damaged ductwork. Fortunately, most of these are relatively easy to have repaired, and in many cases are possible to prevent.

There is one air conditioner problem, though, that’s particularly unpleasant to face and doesn’t have an easy solution, and that’s a broken down or damaged compressor.

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How to Use Your AC Efficiently This Summer

Monday, May 13th, 2019

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You probably won’t meet a lot of neighbors in the Nashville area who aren’t grateful for the use of central air conditioning. It’s necessary to not only make homes in our area comfortable, but bearable! However, if your AC system isn’t working the way you expect it to, then it may be time to call in for repairs, particularly if you skipped your preventive maintenance appointment (it’s not too late to get this on your schedule, as a side note!)

Repair needs aren’t the only reason that your AC system may not be working as efficiently as it normally does, though. This is good news! This means there may be something you can do about it. Read on for some tips on how to use your air conditioning system most efficiently this summer, and give us a call if you suspect any operational or performance problems.

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No, Your Central Air Conditioner Shouldn’t Sound Like That

Monday, April 15th, 2019

woman-covering-ears-so-she-doesnt-hearIf last week was any indication, summer is well on its way. And unfortunately, summer is the most likely season for AC system to develop problems. After all, they’re placed under a lot of stress this time of the year, and the wear and tear on the components makes it more likely for it to break down.

It’s important to have your air conditioner checked out by a pro if you notice any signs it’s malfunctioning, and to have it regularly maintained to prevent the worst of repair needs. We’ve provided a guideline below of some of the common signs you can watch for—or rather, sounds you can listen for—that indicate a malfunctioning air conditioning system.

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Why Your Next AC Installation Should be a Heat Pump

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

white question mark on blue background circle iconTypically, springtime is the season in which many homeowners get rid of their old air conditioners and invest in a Nashville, TN air conditioning installation. But if you were uncertain of whether or not to replace your air conditioner at the beginning of the cooling season, perhaps you’re thinking about it now, near the end.

If you are considering a new air conditioner, or even a new heater, sometime soon, then you would do well to consider a heat pump. Heat pumps operate on the same principles as air conditioning, but can be used as a heating system, too. Keep reading below to learn about how this works and what makes a heat pump a worthy investment for many homeowners.

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Friday, April 14th, 2017

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Call Covenant Heating and Cooling for all your air conditioning, heating, indoor air quality, electrical, geothermal, variable refrigerant flow, and commercial service needs.

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