Rentmeister Total Home Service Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Services’

One Way to Improve Your Air Conditioner Efficiency Today

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

There’s no denying that summer is officially here, and temperatures are only going to increase. As a result, you want to ensure that your AC system is as prepared as it can be to handle the work you’re putting it through. If you haven’t already scheduled an air conditioner tune-up, now is the perfect time to do so. In the meantime, there is one maintenance task you can do on your own, that will significantly improve the efficiency of your air conditioning system: change your air filter.

This component is designed to protect the inside of your HVAC system, and it can become clogged with dust, dander, lint, and other debris. This debris makes your AC less efficient and also decreases your indoor air quality. So how do you know when you should clean or change your air filter? It depends on a few factors, including what type of filter you have. Keep reading for more information.

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Understanding the Relationship between Refrigerant and Your AC

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

One of the most common questions we get during the summer is, “does my air conditioner need more refrigerant?” Most homeowners assume that their air conditioning systems run much like a car does: a car functions by burning fuel, so naturally an air conditioner should operate by burning refrigerant, right? No, actually. This is one of the biggest misconceptions there is about refrigerant.

The fact of the matter is that air conditioners do occasionally need refills of refrigerant, however when they do it’s because there is a leak or some other problem with your AC system. Below, we’ve discussed how exactly your air conditioner uses its refrigerant and what can cause it to need a refill.

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How to Prep Your Air Conditioner before Summer Comes

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Were you aware that your heating and cooling system can actually account for up to 50% of all your utility bills? It’s only natural that you would want to find ways to save as much money as possible, which you’re only able to do if your air conditioner runs effectively and efficiently.

AC units that are running at peak efficiency can significantly reduce your energy costs. But your air conditioner cannot run at peak efficiency without the right kind of care and maintenance. With that being said, we’ve shared some tips below to help you prep your air conditioner before summer comes.

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Could Your Air Conditioner Be Making You Ill?

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Air conditioners are extremely beneficial appliances. Without them, summers in Utah would be unbearable for many homeowners. AC systems keep us cool, but they also dry out humidity and help to clean the air. Of course, your indoor air quality can be improved even more with the right indoor air quality services and products, such as duct sealing and high-efficiency air filters, to name just a couple of beneficial products. But can your air conditioner actually make you sick? It’s important to realize that it may not be the actual air conditioning system that’s the problem, but how you use that system. Keep reading to learn more.

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