Dowd Mechanical Heating & Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Odd Noises You Don’t Want to Hear From Your AC

Monday, September 6th, 2021
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The end of the summer is a stressful time for a home air conditioning system: all the work the AC has done cooling the house through sweltering hot months can catch up with it and trigger malfunctions. If you’re vigilant about your AC at the end of summer, you may catch warning signs of a need for AC repair in Hatboro, PA before the cooling system fails. The sooner you know to call our expert team to look into odd behavior from your AC, the better the outcome!

Weird noises from an air conditioner are major warning signs to watch (or listen) for. We’ve compiled a list of common “bad news” AC sounds below. When in doubt, call us to investigate and see what work will rescue your cooling system. 

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Is My Old AC Ready to Retire for a New One?

Monday, May 17th, 2021
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The question in the title is the one we hear more often from our customers than any other. People know their air conditioners will not last forever, no matter how much they’d like them to. At some point, they must schedule a new air conditioning installation in Bensalem, PA to replace it. But when is it time to stop repairs and get a new AC?

This is not an easy question to answer if you’re a non-professional. In fact, you shouldn’t attempt to answer it on your own. The best next step when you suspect your AC may be ready for the recycling yard is to call our professionals for an assessment. They can give you honest answers about whether a replacement or continued repairs are the best for your cooling future. 

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Important Reminder: Change the AC’s Air Filter Regularly!

Monday, April 19th, 2021
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Our last post was about the most important service you can schedule for your Bensalem, PA air conditioning system: routine professional maintenance. Today, we’re going to talk about the part of maintenance that you’ll have to take care of for the rest of the season: changing the air filter on your HVAC system. Our technicians do this job as part of maintenance, but you will have to handle changing the filter afterwards on a regular basis of every one to three months.

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Spring Means It’s AC Tune-Up Time!

Monday, March 22nd, 2021
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Now that spring has officially started, it’s time to think about your home’s air conditioning system. Even though we may still encounter cold weather ahead—April can spring surprises on us—the mid-year heat will soon be here. You want your AC to be in peak condition to handle hot weather with maximum energy efficiency and minimal operational problems. 

The best way to prepare your air conditioning system is to schedule professional maintenance service to give the AC a complete inspection and tune-up. 

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