August 17, 2021

Why Isn’t Your Air Conditioner Cooling Anymore?

You depend on your air conditioner to keep your family comfortable and safe in the summer heat and humidity. Like any mechanical device, it will eventually break down and will stop putting out the cold air you love. What problems make your system stop producing the refreshing cold air? Clogged Air Filters Your system must be able to circulate air in order to cool your home. The first part of circulating air is moving through the air filter, which removes small airborne contaminants. Given its job, your filter needs regular monitoring and replacing. Most 1-inch filters need a replacement about...

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September 1, 2016

Noise Coming From My AC System, Now What?

Noises coming from appliances are typically the main reason we call a repair person. But of course, when the repair person arrives, the system is no longer making the noise. There are several things you can do to help the HVAC contractor diagnose the problem quickly and effectively. Write down when you hear the noise. What time of day is it? What was the temperature like? What temperature was the thermostat set to? Are major appliances running at the same time? How often do you hear the noise? Describe the sound. Classify the sound as chirping, clicking, squealing, hissing, gurgling,...

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July 1, 2016

Warning Signs for HVAC Repair

Warning Signs for HVAC Repair Knowing your HVAC system might need to be repaired or replaced soon is better than being caught off guard. Inevitably, when HVAC systems break, it’s the hottest or the coldest day of the year – because that’s when they’re working the hardest. Watch out for these warning signs you may need to repair or replace your HVAC system: The system is more than 15 years old. The average life expectancy for a gas furnace is 18 years. Energystar.gov recommends replacing furnaces over 15 years old to enjoy 15% more energy efficiency. The heating or cooling...

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November 6, 2014

Why is my furnace making so much noise?

Minor operating noises can be expected from just about any make or model of furnace. When noises come about that are out of the ordinary, you may have a furnace problem on your hands. Keep your ears open when your furnace turns on, off, and as it runs to detect any new and troublesome noises, which can indicate you have a furnace problem on your hands. Warning signs of a failing furnace Furnace noises can be an early warning sign that your furnace is about to break down. Listen for these noises and contact us if you detect them. All...

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October 16, 2013

Our Quick Guide to Furnace Maintenance

Wait too long to schedule your furnace maintenance and you may end up in the lurch. HVAC contractors are flooded with calls once the cold weather hits. Scheduling fall maintenance ensures your furnace will work the first time you fire it up, and will continue to work efficiently throughout the season. Here is a quick guide to furnace maintenance so you know what to expect when your technician knocks at the door. How often should you service your furnace? If your furnace is less than 10 years old, an annual maintenance appointment is usually adequate. If your system is older,...

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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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March 22, 2013

How Professional A/C Tune-ups Save Money

Many people only give thought to calling an air conditioning professional when things break down. This is a product of short-term thinking because they’re concerned with the cost of the next visit. However, when you look at the entire life of an air conditioner, professional A/C tune-ups end up saving you much more money. Here’s How: The Three Largest Air Conditioner Expenses The Initial Equipment & Installation Monthly Electric Bill Emergency Repairs By far, the most expensive part of having an air conditioning system is the initial purchase of the equipment and installation. After that, you spend almost as much...

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February 8, 2013

Why Do Air Conditioners Freeze Up?

Air conditioners are complex systems made up of parts that must work in balance with each other to produce the desired result. Any malfunctioning part within an air conditioner can affect the performance of the entire system. Although properly installed and well-maintained AC systems usually operate well for years without issues, there are multiple reasons why air conditioners freeze up on occasion. As your neighborhood AC provider, All Temp Air Conditioning and Heating is pleased to offer troubleshooting tips for problematic air conditioning systems. The Role of Refrigerant An examination of how AC systems work helps explain why air conditioners...

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November 16, 2012

A Dependable Estimate for HVAC Repair in Kannapolis NC

If you need a dependable estimate for HVAC repair in Kannapolis NC, make sure to call All Temp Air Conditioning & Heating. For over 30 years, we’ve been servicing customers in the Kannapolis NC area and have an excellent reputation for high-quality work and upfront competitive pricing. You can count on a dependable estimate for HVAC repair from All Temp Air Conditioning & Heating. All of our estimates are put in writing with a complete itemization of all costs for parts and labor. Once it’s in writing, there will be no surprise expenses down the road. After we’ve given you...

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September 14, 2012

Top 4 Air Conditioning Repairs in Huntersville

If you live in Huntersville NC, you may need repairs on your air conditioning equipment at some time. Air conditioning repair is usually needed when systems are older and as parts wear out. Some components are known to wear over time and an air conditioning repair will be necessary to replace the part. However, some people may call for air conditioning repair in Huntersville NC only to find that the service call could have been avoided. Many Huntersville NC HVAC technicians report that each year they receive calls for air conditioning repair only to arrive at the residence to find...

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