JMS Air Conditioning and Heating Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Is it Easy or Hard to Switch to a Ductless Unit?

Monday, July 1st, 2024

Switching to a ductless mini split HVAC system is an excellent idea. When you think about switching from a central air conditioner with attached ductwork, it may seem like an overwhelming project. Worry not – that is what our team is here for!

We make it easy to switch to ductless cooling in Los Angeles. You can keep reading to learn more about what happens when we install a ductless mini split system in your home. Then you can decide if making the switch is the right decision for your family.

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3 Reasons Your Air Conditioner Smells Bad

Monday, June 17th, 2024

If your home suddenly smells bad, you may be wondering where that odor originated. Since your HVAC system blows air throughout your home, there’s a chance that it picked up an odor from something else and distributed around. But there’s also a chance that your air conditioner itself is in fact to blame for unusual smells.

If you think that your AC is the source of a bad odor in your home, give our team a call to schedule AC repair in Glendale. You can keep reading to learn three causes of bad odors and why each one is dangerous for your home and family. in fact, if you notice any of the bad odors we are listing below, you should turn your air conditioner off until our team can take a look at it.

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Is Refrigerant a Problem Inside Your AC?

Monday, June 3rd, 2024

There are a variety of different problems that can negatively impact how your air conditioner operates. Refrigerant line troubles are a big one. You can keep reading to learn more about the signs that the refrigerant lines in your air conditioner are causing problems in operation. 

Then give our team a call for Santa Clarita air conditioning service so that our team can troubleshoot your AC problems and determine whether or not refrigerant leaks are causing them. We can get down to the root of the problem and fix it so that you don’t face the same problem again.

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4 Things You Should Ask an HVAC Contractor Before Scheduling Service

Monday, May 20th, 2024

When you have a major HVAC problem, it’s easy to feel like you have to schedule service right away. But we encourage you to slow down and take your time so that you select the right HVAC contractor for that job. In fact, we are highlighting four questions that you need to ask before ever committing to service with any technicians.

You can keep reading to learn more about why these four questions are crucial so that you can identify the contractor that is best for your home and unique HVAC needs. Then give our team a call to partner with one of our Los Angeles HVAC contractors. And yes, we do encourage you to ask us the same questions highlighted below. We are happy to answer these and any other questions you may have.

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How Do You Pick a New AC Unit When It’s Time for an Upgrade?

Monday, May 6th, 2024

If it’s time to upgrade your older air conditioner with a newer model, you may be wondering what unit is the best choice. After all, there are a variety of different options on the market for you to choose from. How do you know which one is right for your home and family?

You can keep reading to learn more about your different upgrade options and the pros and cons of each one. This can help you make an educated decision. Of course, you can also give our team a call to ask any questions or schedule your appointment for AC installation in Los Angeles.

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4 Signs You Have AC Repair Needs

Monday, April 22nd, 2024

Did you know that there are times when your air conditioner is experiencing problems and you don’t even realize it until the signs become obvious? We’re highlighting four key signs that can indicate your air conditioner is in need of a repair appointment. Some of the signs are obvious, but others are ones you really have to look for.

If you notice any of the signs below, give our team a call to schedule an air conditioning repair in Los Angeles. You can keep reading to learn more about four common signs that can indicate your air conditioner needs repairs. By paying attention to be signs, you can largely stay ahead of problems and prevent unexpected air conditioner breakdowns.

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Is it Time to Schedule AC Maintenance?

Monday, April 8th, 2024

It’s officially springtime, and temperatures are warming up. We already use our air conditioners for 9 to 10 months out of the year here in Southern California. But as temperatures heat up, demand for our air conditioners will increase.

If you haven’t already scheduled air conditioning service in Santa Monica for your unit, now is a great time to do so. Our team can look over your air conditioner and ensure it is ready to face the heat of the summer. You can keep reading to learn more about how to know if now is the time to schedule AC maintenance and also review the benefits of this valuable service.

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Heat Pump, AC, and Heating Repairs We Do

Monday, January 1st, 2024

HVAC repairs can vary greatly from one heating system to another. Below we are highlighting some common repairs for heat pumps, air conditioners, and heaters. No matter what type of HVAC system you have installed in your home, you can use this guide to identify problems early and get them fixed before your HVAC unit breaks down completely.

Just give us a call anytime you need HVAC repair in Los Angeles. Our team can help with all of your problems, big and small. You can also keep reading to learn more about common repairs for different types of HVAC systems. If you notice any of the signs below, it is important to schedule service sooner rather than later.

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What Is an Inverter AC and Do I Need One?

Monday, November 20th, 2023

Typical air conditioners run on a single-speed setting from the compressor motor. An inverter air conditioner offers the automated ability to adjust compressor motor speed to offer more customized cooling needs and improved efficiency. 

When it’s time for you to invest in a new air conditioning installation, an AC with inverter technology may be the best route to take. You can keep reading to learn more about how inverter technology works and why it is beneficial for your home, family, and even the air conditioner itself.

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R-410A Refrigerant: What You Need to Know

Monday, November 6th, 2023

You’ve probably heard that certain kinds of refrigerants are dangerous to use. You may be wondering if your air conditioner uses an outdated type of refrigerant. Is R-410A refrigerant dangerous? The good news is, R-410A refrigerant is perfectly safe for your home and family. You can keep reading to learn more about different types of refrigerants, which ones are being phased out, the role refrigerant plays in your air conditioner or heat pump, and which types of refrigerant are no longer in use. Knowing this can help homeowners get an idea of when they might need to upgrade their system if the type of refrigerant it uses is no longer available.

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