IERNA's Heating & Cooling Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Repair’

Before You Buy Your Next Cooling System, Consider This

Monday, July 29th, 2019

outside-unit-of-an-air-conditionerWith summer officially here (and really, did it ever leave?) it’s imperative that you make sure your air conditioning system is fully equipped to handle the excessive heat we get in our little piece of the country.

Of course, if you have an aging cooling system, that might mean it’s time to invest in a replacement. If that’s the case, your natural instinct is probably to assume “the bigger, the better” right?

This isn’t actually such a good idea. When it comes to your cooling system, size does matter, but in the sense that too large of a system can be just as detrimental to your home comfort as too small of a system. When the time comes to purchase a new AC system, be sure to work with pros who will help you find the system that’s the perfect match for your living space.

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Sounds You Never Want to Hear from Your AC

Monday, August 27th, 2018

woman-covering-her-ears-on-white-backgroundAs your AC ages and you spend more days with your system running, you might notice new things arising. Hopefully, these new things are good, like an adjustable fan speed that you never noticed before or a temperature preset feature that you glossed over while reading the manual.

If your realization is less pleasant—for instance, the subtle whooshing noise your AC used to make when it was brand new has progressed into a staccato clunking—then this is the list for you. If your AC is making any of these noises, you should call our amazing team at IERNA’s Heating, Cooling & Plumbing for air conditioning repair in Tampa.

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Repairs vs. Replacement: Troubleshooting Your AC Needs

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

technician working on air conditioning systemIt goes without saying that your air conditioner gets heavy use over the course of the year. If you aren’t already doing so, soon you’ll begin keeping your AC system on consistently to keep your home comfortable this summer season. The last thing you need, then, is a sudden air conditioner breakdown or need for air conditioning repair in New Port Richey, just when summer hits its peak temperatures.

First off, this is why investing in routine maintenance is so important. But even with maintenance, other factors can play a role—such as the age of your air conditioner. The good news in all of this is that most repair needs exhibit clear signs and symptoms before they force your air conditioner to break down entirely. But how do you know the difference between an air conditioner that needs repair, and one that needs replacement?

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Ominous Cooling System Symptoms and What They Mean

Monday, May 7th, 2018

woman covering her ears on a white backgroundSpring has officially sprung, and if you aren’t already, this week is typically when most homeowners start using their air conditioners on a regular basis. Soon, you’ll be using it day and night, and as such you need it to operate under extreme pressure—given our very hot and humid climate. The last thing you need is a sudden breakdown and emergency air conditioning repair when summer is at its peak.

Fortunately, most air conditioning repair needs give out signs and symptoms long before they force your cooling system to shut down. And while we discourage you from attempting to diagnose or repair a faulty cooling system by yourself—they contain potentially dangerous components like refrigerant, which requires formal training and licensing to handle safely—you can still spot the signs that you need repairs, and call our team for expert services.

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Noises You Never Want Your AC to Make

Monday, September 25th, 2017

top view of an outside unit of an air conditionerWhen you live in our area, using your air conditioner to keep cool on a daily basis is pretty much a year-round necessity. Therefore, you should always be keeping a close eye out in case any problems develop. Issues are most likely to develop with AC systems during the summer season—particularly near the end of it—when demand on the system is at its greatest.

This means that right now should be when you are the most watchful for any signs that your system needs professional air conditioning repair in Riverview, FL. One of the most common indicators that something is, in fact, wrong with your cooling system is if odd noises are coming from it during its daily operation. Keep reading to learn some of the more common AC noises that should be cause for concern.

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When Does AC Replacement Make More Sense Than Repairs?

Monday, June 6th, 2016

As summer quickly approaches, we don’t need to be reminded of how hot it will get. With temperatures already increasing, you may be faced with the tough decision about what to do with an air conditioning system that’s been troubling you since the last cooling season.

An AC system isn’t something you can fix on your own. Doing so can actually cause additional damage to your system. Rather, you’ll want to rely on a professional technician’s recommendation and your own budget to decide whether to repair an aging system or replace it. But how do you know for sure which is right?

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Why Is There Water Leaking From My Air Conditioner?

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

One of the most common service calls that air conditioning professionals get is in regards to water leaking from an AC system. It’s an emergency that you certainly don’t want to wait to get fixed if you want to avoid water damage to your home and further damage to your AC system. But why is there water leaking in the first place, and why is it such a typical issue?

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AC Problems: Condensate Drain Troubleshooting

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Are you aware of the role that the condensate drain plays in your air conditioning system? Most homeowners aren’t, however the condensate drain is a vital component to your air conditioner. Your AC is able to cool your house by removing the moisture out of the air. That moisture has to have somewhere to go, and this is where the condensate drain comes in.

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3 Sounds Your Air Conditioner Shouldn’t Make

Monday, December 28th, 2015

Our air conditioners here in Tampa endure an incredible amount of wear and tear throughout the year, and while it’s no longer the hottest time of the year, it’s still hot. After our long summer season, you may begin to notice that your central air unit, ductless cooling system, heat pump, or light commercial unit has started to make an unusual sound. It could be a relatively subtle noise that gets progressively louder, or it might immediately strike you that you’ve got to get on the phone and give us a call. Here are 3 sounds to keep an ear out for:

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Why Schedule AC Repairs at the First Sign of Trouble?

Monday, August 24th, 2015

We know how tempting it can be to ignore problems with your air conditioning system, but we must advise you that it is always in your best interest to schedule any necessary air conditioning repairs in Tampa, FL as soon as you possibly can. Even if you are very close to the end of the cooling season, you should dial our number to have your compromised air conditioner set back on track immediately. The longer you wait to do so, the greater the risk at which you put your AC. Consider the information below, and make sure that IERNA’s Heating & Cooling is the company that you call when your AC is in trouble.

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