McDonald Home Services Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Tips for Commercial HVAC Maintenance

Monday, July 15th, 2024

Having a commercial HVAC system is crucial to maintaining a comfortable environment at your business location. Team members and customers expect to be cool and comfortable during summer and warm in the winter. There are some steps that you can take to care for your HVAC system and ensure it is always working at its best. 

You can keep reading to learn more about our tips for how you can care for your commercial HVAC system on a regular basis. If you ever do need professional care, you can give our team a call for your commercial HVAC maintenance in Sarasota and we will be there to help.

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Tips for Summer AC Maintenance

Monday, July 1st, 2024

If you are looking for ways to keep your air conditioner well-maintained over the summer season, we have some tips to help with just that. After all, summer AC maintenance in Sarasota can help boost energy efficiency and extend the expected lifespan of your unit.

You can keep reading to learn about our recommendations for regular air conditioning maintenance, especially for the hot summer season. If you have any questions, you can always give us a call and we would be glad to offer guidance. 

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Is Refrigerant Working Correctly Inside Your AC?

Monday, June 3rd, 2024

Refrigerant inside of your air conditioner plays a huge role in how well it is able to keep your home cool. When a refrigerant leak happens, there isn’t an adequate enough charge to meet your cooling needs. The air conditioner ends up staying on longer in an attempt to cool your home without the ability to do so.

You can keep reading for more about the signs of refrigerant problems and what needs to be done about them. Then give our team a call for your AC repair in Lakewood Ranch. We can troubleshoot with your air conditioner and get down to the root of the problem, fixing it so that your AC is back to working at its best.

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Symptoms of Mold Growth in Your AC

Monday, May 6th, 2024

Mold growth is dangerous for your home and your family. Sometimes mold growth is easy to identify because you can see it. But other times, mold can grow in dark, hidden spaces, like the inside of your air conditioner.

When this happens, mold is more difficult to identify. You can keep reading to learn more about some of the signs that can indicate mold growth, even if you don’t see an infestation in obvious places. Then, give our team a call to schedule an air conditioning service in Sarasota to stay ahead of a mold problem before it spreads further around your home.

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5 Extremely Common AC Problems

Monday, April 22nd, 2024

Some air conditioner problems are very common. In fact, they are common enough that you shouldn’t be too concerned when these problems pop up inside your air conditioner. They’re usually very easy to fix when they are caught and addressed quickly.

Maybe you’ve been wondering, what is the most common AC repair? We are highlighting five of them. Keep reading to learn more about five common AC repairs and what they mean. Then give our team a call to schedule your AC service.

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Does a High SEER2 Rating Matter?

Monday, April 8th, 2024

When it’s time to install a new central air conditioner in your home, you may be wondering about those SEER2 ratings assigned to AC units. Does it really matter if you go with the baseline efficiency standard or invest in a high-efficiency unit?

The short answer is yes. A high-efficiency air conditioner can go a long way toward saving you money on your monthly energy costs. You can give our team a call to schedule your in-home assessment and learn about Sarasota air conditioning financing. In the meantime, you can keep reading to learn more about the SEER2 rating system and why it matters.

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3 Tips to Make Your AC Quieter

Monday, March 25th, 2024

Most air conditioners operate fairly quietly, but that isn’t always the case. If you find that your air conditioner is a little too loud, there are some steps you can take to help it operate more quietly. If you are concerned about how your air conditioner is operating, you can always give our team a call for Northport air conditioning service.

Keep reading to learn our three tips for quiet AC operation. If you don’t notice a difference with these three tweaks, it’s a good idea to go ahead and schedule a check up for your air conditioner. It’s an important service to schedule annually anyway, and prioritizing service now is a great way to ensure your air conditioner operates efficiently and quietly all spring and summer long.

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How Long Does AC Installation Truly Take?

Monday, December 18th, 2023

You know you need a new air conditioner, and you’re trying to plan ahead as much as possible. But there’s one thing that just doesn’t seem to have a straightforward answer–how long does it actually take to install your air conditioner from start to finish?

If you’re replacing a central AC with another central AC, you can expect four to eight hours in total. But of course, there’s a lot of nuance to AC installation in Bradenton, FL, so there’s a chance that the answer you’re looking for isn’t nearly as linear. Let’s discuss why.

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This Little Sensor Could Be Causing All Your AC Problems

Monday, November 20th, 2023

Your air conditioner turns on when its needs to, then stops when it doesn’t. You don’t think anything of it, except all of a sudden it’s not providing cool air. It’s not warm, but it’s not cold either, so what’s the deal? Well, it could all be due to one little sensor that’s deep in your air conditioner.

When we perform AC repair in Venice, FL, sometimes we run into a unique problem: a sensor on the blower motor. While this does need to be repaired and it’s a DIY kind of fix, the good news is that it’s not the same as a total system breakdown. As long as it’s caught early, there may also be minimal long-term damages to your air conditioner.

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Is It an AC Emergency or Not? Let’s Find Out

Monday, November 6th, 2023

Your air conditioner runs into problems over its 10-15 year lifespan, but not all of them are causes for immediate concern or emergency. But how do you really know which one is and which one isn’t? Since your air conditioner didn’t come with a list of what big problems your AC might run into, we’ll do it instead.

This is how you know if you need emergency HVAC services in Sarasota, FL, or if you can schedule an appointment and have a technician come out at a normal time to help you fix the issue.

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