JMS Air Conditioning and Heating Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioner Repair’

7 Best AC Practices to Finish Out the Summer

Monday, September 14th, 2020

We’re sorry to break the news to you, but summer is over. That doesn’t mean hot temperatures are going away completely anytime soon, but it does mean that winter is right around the corner. It’s getting to be that time to wind your air conditioner down and rev your heater up, right?

Well, you don’t just want to turn off your AC and throw it in a shed for six months. There are definitely some things you can still do to be a responsible AC owner. We’ll get into detail on ways scheduling AC repair in Beverly Hills in the fall can actually save a lot of headaches when next spring rolls around.

Not only that, but we still have some hot days ahead of us this fall. Putting your AC into early hibernation would be a dumb mistake. Let’s continue to take care of our HVAC systems with some nifty tips we can provide.

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Your Compressor: The Key to Cooling

Monday, August 31st, 2020

What, is a compressor? No, we’re asking you! Sure, a compressor by its name would be something that pressurizes something else through compression, but what the heck does that have to do with air conditioning?

Don’t worry, we do know the answer to that question. If you keep reading, we’re going to go into detail about what the compressor does and why it’s so important to the cooling process. Often times when an HVAC technician tells you there’s a serious problem with your air conditioner’s compressor, that can usually mean either an expensive repair is afoot or the need for an entire system replacement.

If you know more about the cooling process and what your compressor does, then it might be easier when those hard decisions are prompted. You can trust us, we’re the experts of air conditioning repair in Pasadena, CA. So, let’s get to it!

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What AC Problems to Expect in Our Area

Monday, August 17th, 2020

We’ve boiled Glendale air conditioning services down to a science here. We know pretty well what types of problems affect our customers more than others around the country. California is a large state with many different biomes encapsulated within its borders, but here in Glendale, there are some specific practices that can help an air conditioner succeed.

Our heavy AC use during the spring, summer, and fall, is going to lead to more repair needs than someone living in a different area of the country might see. We’d like to talk about some of those AC repair needs that are unique to our area.

Don’t forget, if you’re ever concerned about the climate’s effect on your air conditioner or what you should be doing as a homeowner, call our team of professionals for help.

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Remember to Replace Your Air Filter!

Monday, August 3rd, 2020
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Air filters are important components of your air conditioner. Homeowners like to think of it as a luxurious bonus to having an AC system, but that’s far from the truth. Believe it or not, the air filter in your AC isn’t meant to clean the air for you. It’s mean to protect the air conditioner’s more sensitive components from being dirtied up by contaminants in the air.

If you’re one of those homeowners that likes to stay on top of things, then get ready to add your air filter to that list. Air filters need to be changed regularly, and when they’re not—you start to run into some serious problems. If you’d like to avoid seeing just how bad AC repair in Pasadena, CA can get, then we advise you to replace your air filter.

If you keep reading, we’ll talk about why these filters are so important for your air conditioner. We’ll discuss what they do, how they’re vital to the cooling process, and why changing them is the best thing you can do.

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4 AC Repairs to Look Out for

Monday, June 8th, 2020
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The problem with air conditioner repair in Glendale, CA is not the price or the hassle, but pinpointing the exact issue that needs to be fixed. Homeowners often wait too long, focus on the wrong symptoms, or just don’t know enough about their air conditioners, in general, to call a team of professionals at the right time.

Imagine you’re driving your car and it’s making a screeching noise the whole time, but as long as the check engine light isn’t on, you’re in the clear, right? Wrong.

Air conditioners don’t have the luxury of a check engine light and, even if they did, it’s no excuse to leave an AC system struggling only to be frustrated later when it breaks down. We’ll get into some of the more common AC repairs we find and how you can better notice them when they show up in your system.

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Is Your AC Suffering from an Electrical Issue?

Monday, May 11th, 2020

Our homes are steadily relying more and more on electricity in this day and age. From our phones to our appliances, to even our air conditioners, we’re trying our best to increase their efficiency while we add more devices to our daily habits. The importance of these kinds of systems is limiting the amount of energy each device uses, while our lives integrate more and more with technology.

However, every once in awhile a device or appliance will have an electrical problem. Homeowners might mistakenly think that their electrician or family member can fix their air conditioner when it starts shorting out, but that’s not always the case! Air conditioner repair in Thousand Oaks, CA should be left up to AC professionals, even if you suspect there’s an electrical problem going on.

How can you tell if your system is suffering from electrical issues? Well, keep reading and we’ll get into the specifics!

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Get Your AC Up to Snuff for Summer

Monday, April 27th, 2020

Summers in Pasadena are a different kind of summer than anyone across the country might be used to experiencing. If anyone even thinks about trying to get through a California summer without the use of an air conditioner, they’ll probably start sweating on the spot. Before the sun is beating down on us, it might be a good idea to get your air conditioner repaired accordingly.

So, today we’re going to cover why it’s a good idea to have your air conditioner repaired before the summer temperatures come out in full swing. By taking advantage of the fact that our technicians aren’t as busy as they will be, you could have your air conditioning repair in Pasadena, CA done quickly and affordably.

Homeowners don’t often get their air conditioners repaired when they’re putting them away in the fall, so if there’s a problem in yours, it could have gotten worse over the winter. Call us today if you think AC repair can help!

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Get Your AC Repaired BEFORE Summer Hits

Monday, March 30th, 2020

So let’s imagine that it’s October and you’re putting your air conditioner away. You’re excited about the chilly temperatures, the coats you’ll finally be able to wear, and all the other fun things that come with the winter season. However, it becomes very clear that the strange noise your air conditioner made at the end of the month isn’t going to be a problem anymore since you’ll be depending on your furnace now, right?

Wrong! The problems that were occurring in your air conditioner before you put it away for the season didn’t just go away. In fact, they might be worse now because your system has been sitting there collecting dust for a few months. Take it from the professionals, it’s time to do the right thing and call us for AC repair in Glendale, CA before summer hits in full swing.

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Get the Most Out of Your AC Installation

Monday, October 28th, 2019

While the rest of the country turns on their heaters and prepares for the chilly, windy, Halloween weather, we’ve got a few hot days approaching! If you were looking for a moment to buy an air conditioning unit, now is a perfect time!

Air conditioning installation is a touchy subject. Homeowners are always trying to save money by having an amateur or a family member set up their central air conditioning unit, but the truth of the matter is that this will most-likely yield negative results. Setting up HVAC in Los Angeles, CA isn’t a simple task, and one small problem in the installation can come with a plethora of expensive repairs down the line.

We’re not just trying to sell you service, we honestly don’t want you falling into the trap of a faulty AC installation, eventually calling us for repairs that could have been prevented.

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Do You Need AC Repair?

Monday, September 30th, 2019

It’s a simple question really. We’re not like those other, chilly areas in the rest of the country. Here in LA, you’re going to get way more use out of your air conditioner than the majority of the United States. That’s the reason we keep asking homeowners to be vigilant about their air conditioners. One little problem could mean a disastrous few days of heat without any respite!

Though, we get it. Not everyone has a background in HVAC as we do. AC repair in Los Angeles, CA can be expensive and hard to schedule when life gets busy. You might not be home for half of the time that your AC is malfunctioning, so it could be twice as hard for you to figure out there’s even a problem.

That’s why we’ve provided a few tips to help keep your AC in good condition and to assist in narrowing down when your system is on the fritz.

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