How Can I Tell If My Air Ducts Are Leaking?

June 3, 2014

Many people are inclined to take the temperature and humidity attributes of their home as a default, immutable fact of construction. However, more often than not, poor air ventilation through the building’s duct system is the culprit for environmental discomfort. You needn’t wait till your home or business is scarcely protected from the elements before you look into an air duct inspection or repair job, as long as you can look for these archetypal signs. • Do you notice slightly ‘off’ smells or other indications of fumes near utilities like your drying machine or fireplace?

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Get The Most Out Of Your Air Conditioner This Summer

May 21, 2014

There are a few simple AC maintenance tasks that one can perform to get the most out of their air conditioners. However, before attempting to perform any maintenance procedures, first, make sure that the power to the system is securely turned off. The air conditioner’s evaporator must be checked and cleaned on a regular basis. The evaporator is found above the furnace in what is known as the “plenum”. If your air conditioner’s evaporator is accessible, be sure to clean it on an annual basis. Take off the foil at the plenum’s front, remove the screws and

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My Air Conditioner Won’t Turn Off, What Should I Do Now?

May 14, 2014

It’s a beautiful, warm summer day in Las Vegas, and you’ve been outside for the last few hours. Perhaps you were doing some yard work, or maybe you went down to the park to play with the kids and enjoy the sun. Wherever you were, now you just want to have a cold drink and sit down in front of the air conditioner. You turn it on, and everything is going great. Suddenly, a few hours later, you realize that no matter what you do, your system just won’t turn off. First, you should check the power

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Why You Need a Skilled Technician for Repairing Your HVAC System?

May 1, 2014

When your HVAC system is not working properly, the temperature in your home can reach an uncomfortable level very quickly. This is especially true when you live in an area like Las Vegas that has such extreme hot. However, there is a solution to this problem! It’s important to research then hire the right HVAC company to perform your repairs. A skilled technician will be able to properly fix your system reasonably without causing any further damage. Risk of Damage… If you try to repair your system yourself or hire an amateur, your system can easily

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Las Vegas Heat Has Come… It’s Time For Your Seasonal AC Checkup

April 22, 2014

The weather in Las Vegas is already beginning to heat up for the summer months. Highs are predicted to exceed its normal 100 degrees as the season progresses, which means, it’s time to have that seasonal AC checkup on your home air conditioning system. Don’t be left sweating it out because you neglected to have your required A/C repair needs to be addressed before those sweltering hot days hit the Las Vegas valley. Although temperatures are already reaching the 90s, it is not too late to have one of our cooling comfort professionals visit your home to

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3 Valuable Tips To Ensure You Choose The Right Air-Conditioning System

April 9, 2014

With the summer months approaching, many homeowners are looking into their options for air conditioner installations and upgrades. Central AC is the most popular choice for Las Vegas residence. Some important considerations before buying or installing an A/C system are outlined below. Type Central AC can be installed in two different ways. The first method is placing the unit outside of the house. The second approach is having the compressor and condenser outside, while the evaporator and blower parts of the system are placed on the furnace. A split system saves money because it utilizes the

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What To Do When Your Air Conditioner Has a Refrigerant Leak

March 19, 2014

In all of today’s air-conditioners, the refrigerant is the chemical that is needed to remove heat from the air. The heat is then discharged to the outside, and the cooled air is pumped through the rooms of the house. Refrigerant operates in a closed system within the air conditioner and is difficult to detect visually. Even if it leaks to the outside, refrigerant can evaporate immediately. One sign that there’s a refrigerant leak in the air conditioner is when the A/C runs but does not cool. An air conditioner that doesn’t cool can also be a sign

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Emitting a Bad Smell?

March 11, 2014

As the years pass you might expect your air conditioner to not cool as well as it used to or to cycle on and off too frequently or even to rattle. A bad smell might not be something you’re expecting, however. If or when this should happen, your only thought is… What on earth can be the cause of that odor? Reasons Your Air Conditioner Is Emitting A Bad Smell There can actually be a few reasons for your air conditioner emitting a bad smell. Interestingly enough, the reason can be as simple as

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What Is The Purpose Of The A/C Condenser Coil?

March 3, 2014

An air conditioner is a surprisingly complex piece of machinery, which is one reason it costs so much more to cool down a house than to heat it up. The task of the air conditioner is to remove heat from the air and vent it outside. The task of the air conditioner is to remove heat from the air and vent it outside. The condenser coil is a device that transfers heat between one medium to another. An A/C condenser coil is made up of a system of tubes and is filled with a refrigerant liquid. A chiller in

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When Is It Time To Replace My Air Conditioner and Furance?

February 25, 2014

When your air conditioner or furnace is no longer working as it once did, you may be facing the question of whether to repair it or replace it. Because an air conditioner or a furnace is likely to be one of the most expensive appliances in your home, there are many factors that will play a role in effectively making this decision. The Fifty Percent Rule… At The Cooling Company, our heating and air conditioning comfort service experts often explain the fifty percent rule to our customers. When the cost of repairs approaches 50% of the value of

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