April 7, 2019

Weird Noises Your HVAC Might Make and What They Mean

You get home after a long day, ready to relax. You hit the switch on your thermostat only to hear a strange sound emitting from your vents. While any weird noise is cause for alarm, many of the strange sounds you don’t want to hear coming from your HVAC are actually easy to repair. No one wants to go a single day in Harrisburg, NC, without their AC. If you experience any of these sounds emitting from your system, it could be time for an assessment. 1. Screeching A high-pitched hiss or screech from your vents may indicate a problem...

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January 5, 2019

Put HVAC Maintenance on Your Resolution List

When a new year hits, we often make many different resolutions. Here in Harrisburg, NC, however, we often overlook the importance of our HVAC systems. Your HVAC system keeps you warm in the winter, cool in the summer and can improve the quality of the air you breathe every day. It’s important to keep all the parts of these systems running efficiently. Your HVAC Checklist for the New Year These are the items you should put on your checklist this year: Adjust your thermostat Clean or change filters Schedule a seasonal maintenance check Dust the system with a microfiber cloth...

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August 25, 2018

Tips to Extend the Life Expectancy of Your Air Conditioner

The last thing you need in the exhausting, draining heat is for your savior, your hope, your air conditioner to malfunction before its time. You want that baby to work consistently every summer and so you need to extend its life expectancy to be reliable, consistent, and long-term. Here are five easy, practical, useful tips to increase your air conditioner unit’s lifespan. 1. Get Yearly Maintenance Just like you should get regular oil changes for your car, an annual upkeep appointment for your air conditioner is paramount to maintenance. That way, you won’t be reacting to a surprise problem but...

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September 14, 2017

3 Reasons You Need Fall HVAC Maintenance

Fall will be here before we know it in Charlotte, which means colder weather is on its way. Have you scheduled your heating system tune-up yet? Here all All Temp’s top 3 reasons why you need fall HVAC maintenance. Fall HVAC maintenance lowers energy bills Regular maintenance is the difference between affordable heating and skyrocketing energy bills during fall and winter. HVAC inspections and tune-ups ensure that all your equipment’s components are working efficiently, minimizing energy usage. This keeps your energy bills from going through the roof when cold temperatures put your heating system to the test. Prevent heating system...

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June 7, 2013

When Replacing Units of Your Split-System A/C, Parts Should Match

Are you thinking about replacing part of your split-system A/C? Before going forward with any plans, it’s important to understand why finding the perfect match is necessary. Here’s a closer look at the value of performance matching and how to go about replacing your equipment. Why are matched parts such a big deal in split-system A/Cs? The manufacturer of your air conditioner took the time to precision-match its indoor and outdoor units for three reasons: efficiency, effectiveness and system longevity. If one unit begins to fail before the other, it may seem more economical to simply replace the problematic component,...

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June 3, 2013

A/C Problems That May Crop Up and How to Address Them

When you’re having A/C problems, detecting the problem in a timely fashion can save you money and avoid discomfort in your home. Understanding the most common problems that can arise with your air conditioner, as well as how they occur and their solutions, can provide early detection and prompt resolution. What are the most common A/C problems and their causes? The four common problems include: Leaky ducts or low airflow: There are a couple of reasons for these problems. Inadequate maintenance of your A/C system, such as not changing air filters regularly, can diminish its airflow. Also, leaky ducts or...

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May 3, 2013

Air-Conditioner Maintenance Begins With a Professional Tune-up, But It Doesn’t Stop There

If you believe that hiring an HVAC contractor is the only step involved in taking care of your annual air-conditioner maintenance, guess again. Although working with a professional is necessary, you need to do your part to keep your cooling equipment running efficiently. Here’s how you and your HVAC technician can work together to give your air conditioner the TLC it deserves. Professional air-conditioner maintenance During air-conditioning maintenance, you should expect your technician to perform a number of tasks including: Verifying the correct refrigerant charge and checking for refrigerant leaks. Inspecting the electrical connections. Lubricating the moving parts. Tightening loose...

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April 12, 2013

A Check list for HVAC Preventive Maintenance

Your home’s HVAC systems work hard throughout the heating and cooling seasons to keep your family comfortable, and they need a little routine maintenance to keep running at peak effectiveness throughout the year. Keep a few things in mind when checking your HVAC equipment to avoid common issues and maximize energy efficiency. Air Filter Check Any forced-air system uses an air filter to remove dust and debris from the air it pushes into your home. A clogged or dirty filter can negatively impact indoor air quality, reduce the efficiency of your heating or cooling equipment and lead to significant issues...

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February 22, 2013

Air Conditioning Filter Replacement

One of the simplest steps you can take to keep your HVAC system in Pineville NC functioning optimally is to monitor your air filter. Each season in which you will be using the system for climate control in your home should be preceded by a basic check of equipment. A fresh air conditioning filter ensures that your unit will function more efficiently, but there are some important tips in selecting an appropriate model. Measurements Matter Finding the air conditioning filter for your system requires that you have a few basic measurements. These include the height, width and depth. You can...

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