Oaks Heat & Air Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Melissa’

What Should I Expect During an Air Conditioner Tune-Up?

Monday, July 25th, 2016

We’ve written in the past about the importance of routine, professional air conditioning maintenance, and we really cannot stress enough just how important this is. It’s the only way you can ensure that you get the very best performance from your home cooling system. To help you better understand the importance of this service, we’ve shared a brief list below of some of the tasks your HVAC professional will provide when they come to perform your AC maintenance.

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Should I Repair My Air Conditioner, or Is It Time for a Replacement?

Monday, June 13th, 2016

As air conditioning systems age, they begin to develop problems as a result of natural wear and tear. This is true for even the most well-maintained and cared for AC units. You might notice that your repair needs become more and more frequent, or that your air conditioner is making unsettling noises.

If you notice a sound such as hissing or grinding coming from your AC cabinet, this could indicate you need repairs. However, eventually your system will need to be replaced, but how do you know when it is truly time?

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Why Size Really Does Matter When Installing Air Conditioning

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Are you looking to replace your air conditioner this spring? Or perhaps you are installing an AC system for the first time. You may have heard that the bigger the air conditioner is, the better it will perform. This is, unfortunately, a very common myth among Texas homeowners. We can see why you might assume that a state such as ours would need huge AC systems, as they have a very big job to do. But the fact of the matter is that if a system is too big, it has to work too hard and ends up cycling on and off quickly—a process called short-cycling—to compensate for its large size.

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