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

Why is My HVAC Unit Short Cycling

Monday, October 10th, 2022

You may not realize it or think about it, but your AC unit is made up of tiny, intricate parts that all work together to cool your home. When something happens with just one screw or bolt, the damage can quickly spread throughout your unit and lead to a fairly common problem for residential air conditioners: short cycling.

Short cycling happens when your air conditioner turns on and off more frequently than it should between cooling cycles. If you suspect that your air conditioner is short cycling, your need Los Angeles air conditioning repair. And our team can help! But first, it’s important to understand what short cycling is and why it happens.

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R-410A: Everything to Know About Your Refrigerant

Monday, September 27th, 2021

It might be obvious to some homeowners, and less obvious to others, but every house with an air conditioner contains refrigerant. Air conditioners use refrigerant as a central component to the cooling process. Without this material, an air conditioner would just be an oversized fan since it would be unable to drop temperatures consistently.

We often talk about the cooling process and how refrigerant cools the air of a home, but what we seldom talk about are the different types of refrigerants. This is important because it will dictate the future of your HVAC maintenance in Los Angeles, CA. A system that runs with older refrigerant might need a full replacement instead of maintenance, especially with the R-22 phaseout that happened last year.

Let’s talk about R-410A, the most common refrigerant, and what homeowners should know about this kind of material.

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3 Major AC Repairs to Watch For

Monday, July 5th, 2021

Your air conditioner has several moving parts and components that work together to provide you with excellent cooling. As long as the air conditioner is working properly, most homeowners don’t bother to check for repairs or routine maintenance needs.

As the temperatures begin to go higher and higher, your air conditioner will need to work overtime to make sure that your home is cool and comfortable. It will be crucial to ensure that your air conditioner is in optimal working condition so that you do not have to put up with unbearable temperatures indoors.

Neglecting your air conditioning in Santa Clarita, CA, especially when it is struggling, can result in the unit breaking down. We will tell you some of the most significant AC repairs you should keep an eye out for to know when you should schedule repairs.

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Choosing the Right Pro for the Job

Monday, November 23rd, 2020

We just want to point out before we get into this lengthy post, that we appreciate all of our customers, prospective customers, and web surfers who read our blogs. Our tips are not meant to go unheard, and we’re always happy to hear about the success stories of homeowners that take the initiative of getting to know their HVAC systems a little better. That being said, we’d like to approach a topic that is long overdue.

Who do you turn to for HVAC services in Los Angeles, CA? No, that’s not a rhetorical question, we want you to say it out loud. If you proclaim it with a smile, then you’re probably in good hands. If you hesitate or even have to look their names up for a few minutes, then you might be able to do better.

We want to talk about why our team, specifically the crew at JMS Air Conditioning and Heating, is the premier HVAC provider in the area.

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How to Separate the Pros From the Amateurs

Monday, July 6th, 2020

So, let’s say you’re in the market for a new air conditioner. Or, perhaps you’re dealing with a faulty AC system and you need repairs pronto. The internet makes it pretty easy to find different companies that will work on your system to make your home comfortable again—but which ones are the right ones to choose?

To be fair, it’s hard for homeowners to know what separates a mediocre HVAC contractor from a great one. So many of us have such terrible experiences with untrained or unqualified amateurs that it can be pretty hard to get back on the saddle and look for a professional that can take care of you. Hopefully, with this clear-cut list of things to look for, you can more easily find a reputable professional to work with for your Santa Clarita air conditioning repair service.

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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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3 AC Efficiency Tips for Everyday Homeowners

Monday, May 25th, 2020

When professionals look at air conditioners, two important factors come to mind. The first factor is cooling power, i.e. how cool your home is when it operates. The second factor is energy consumption because nobody wants to purchase an air conditioner that drains all the energy in their home. Both of these points need to be balanced on an every swaying scale, and that’s what we call efficiency!

Energy efficiency is the lifeblood of what HVAC technicians study. Half of our work is trying to decipher why your air conditioner is consuming so much energy, or why it’s not cooling your home to your proper standards. Though, what if we told you that there are things even you could do to improve the energy efficiency of your system?

Take it from your favorite HVAC company in Thousand Oaks, CA—you’re going to be delighted by the tips and tricks we have to offer when you realize they could save you a lot of money in the long run!

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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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Make Sure Your AC Is Installed Correctly

Monday, February 17th, 2020

Air conditioning repair in Calabasas, CA can quickly follow from an amateur installation, and not many homeowners know about this. That’s because air conditioning installation takes a huge amount of technical expertise, as well as precise measurements that require the use of additional equipment. A faulty installation can end up costing you an absurd amount of money in AC repairs and even end up costing you the entire unit itself as you might need a replacement to work effectively. Don’t settle for the expensive costs for

Basically, setting up your air conditioner is not like building furniture you’ve ordered on the web. This is machinery that needs to be expertly installed, and we’re going to go through the various reasons why.

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