Jim McDonald & Sons Blog: Posts Tagged ‘AC Repair’

What’s Wrong With Your Drain Lines?

Monday, April 12th, 2021

Believe it or not, your air conditioner has to deal with a fair share of moisture every year. As it cools your home, it also dehumidifies it and draws water out of the air as a byproduct. That’s why every air conditioning system has a condensate line that allows condensing water to travel out of the unit and outside where it enters the environment. Interesting, right?

That is until your drain line starts causing some serious problems for your home comfort, your air conditioner, and more. It can clog, it can be dirty and cause mold to grow, and it can even cause so much damage that it causes your ductless mini split or other air handlers to fall off the wall because of moisture.

Today, we’re going to focus in on common drain line problems and point you in the direction of our air conditioning repair in Sarasota, FL if you need professional help.

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Why Is Your AC Struggling?

Monday, March 29th, 2021

Why is the earth round? What’s the meaning of life? Certainly, there are some questions that you’ll just never know the answer to, right?

We hate to be harsh, but that’s not true. There absolutely is an answer to the question of “why is my AC struggling?” and we hope to answer it right here and now. Sure, if you don’t really care about the answer to that question, you can always just call our team of professionals to repair your system lickety-split. But most homeowners want to know the ins and outs of their system and exactly how much money they should be spending on it.

So, let’s talk about why your air conditioner is having a rough time. We’ll go through some clear reasons why you need to call us for air conditioning repair in Sarasota, FL. Don’t worry, our phone lines are open and we’ll even provide a handy link at the bottom to get you in touch with us!

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Giving Your AC a Grade for the Year

Monday, October 26th, 2020

Now that fall is in full swing, you’re probably nervously awaiting your kid’s report card at the end of the semester. Though, report cards are a good way to measure the success of a school’s program and how hard your kid is working to achieve those good grades. Why can’t the same set of principles be adhered to something else, like air conditioning?

Our air conditioners get a lot of use throughout the year here in Florida. Giving your system a year-end grade can be a really good way to gauge when to invest in repairs, maintenance, or even a replacement down the line.

Today, we’ll give you a good AC grading system that can help you break things down. If your suffering AC needs air conditioning service in Bradenton, FL, then don’t hesitate to tell us what grade you gave it and why!

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Do You Need AC Repair This Week?

Monday, October 12th, 2020

What’s the point of asking about when you need AC repairs? From a homeowner’s perspective, doesn’t it not matter as long as you get them done soon? Well, that might be true. But how soon will you be getting them done?

The fact of the matter is that we don’t have much time left in the cooling season for AC repairs. It can be incredibly easy to accidentally forget about a necessary repair need when you let your AC off the hook for a few months in winter, only to be frustrated when it breaks down in the next cooling cycle. Air conditioning repair in Sarasota, FL doesn’t wait for you to be ready or remind you when it’s necessary. It’s up to you to understand the urgency of your air conditioner’s repair.

So, how urgent are your AC repairs? Well, let’s find out!

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What’s Wrong with Your Compressor?

Monday, September 28th, 2020

The weather is a little different down here in Florida. Everyone else all over the country is busy gearing their heating system up for a rough winter, and we’re still encountering air conditioner problems that could be obnoxious for the future. Many hot days are still yet to come for us, so it’s vital that your air conditioner works as it should.

When was the last time you thought about your system’s compressor? A few months ago? Never? Do you not even know what the compressor is? That’s really no problem for us.

As your experts in air conditioning repair in Venice, FL, we’re here to talk about your system’s compressor. We’ll talk about what it does and detail some common issues that usually plague this component. Does that sound good?

Keep reading and remember to call us if you encounter compressor problems.

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Noisy Nuisances: Sounds Your AC Might Be Making

Monday, August 17th, 2020

Ah, one of the oldest AC tricks in the book. Systems that make a noise during the middle of the night, or on a hot day, are often trying to tell you something. Whether you’re ready to listen to your air conditioner or ignore it is another matter entirely.

As your local, neighborhood HVAC professionals, we’re here to talk about some of those noises you might hear your AC make. No, we’re not talking about the sound of air coming from your vents, or the gentle click of the system turning on. We’re talking about abnormal noises that signal something is “off.” If you ignore these types of noises, you’re bound to need expensive AC repair in Sarasota, FL sometime in the near future.

So, keep reading and make sure you pay attention to what your air conditioner is trying to tell you!

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5 Signs of an Aging Air Conditioner

Monday, May 11th, 2020

Air conditioners don’t last forever, and age is one of the primary factors that should be considered when thinking about replacing yours. While many homeowners are fine with letting their old system keep cooling their house because it’s still doing an okay job, the fact is that you could be using more energy and paying more than you normally would with a newer replacement model.

We get it, AC repair in Sarasota, FL can be a good service to call for when you’re being a responsible homeowner. However, too many homeowners tend to repair their air conditioners that are just too old to be still working in peak condition.

While we often recommend air conditioner replacements, today we’d like to talk about why we offer this kind of service so much. AC repairs can be vital for your system, but when you’re dealing with an aging air conditioner, you’re going to have to think about the future.

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