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

Why Water Is Dripping From Your Air Conditioner

Monday, August 21st, 2023

If you’re not familiar with how a cooling cycle works inside of your air conditioner, you may feel alarmed when you notice water leaking out of your AC. Don’t get us wrong, leaks are always concerning. But, water flow inside of your air conditioner is actually completely normal.

You still need to call and schedule an appointment for air conditioning repair in Salt Lake City when you notice a leak. You can keep reading to learn more about why there is water flow inside of your air conditioner and why you may have a leak. We even have tips for preventing leaks from happening again in the future.

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Will a Heat Pump Work Well in Our Climate?

Monday, June 12th, 2023

If you’re shopping around for a new air conditioner or heater this summer, you may be considering a heat pump. Since it’s an all-in-one system, it offers a wide variety of benefits. But many homeowners wonder if heat pumps are beneficial for the climate where we live. Is a heat pump worth it?

The short answer is yes, with one key consideration. You can keep reading to learn more about the pros and cons of having a heat pump up north. Then, give our team a call for your in-home assessment and to talk about your heat pump options.

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Watch for These Signs of AC Problems as the Season Gets Underway

Monday, May 1st, 2023

Spring is well underway and temperatures are only going to continue heating up as summer approaches. That means your air conditioner is ramping up to work harder to keep your home cool on the hottest days of summer. And the harder your AC works, the more wear and tear it takes on. As the days heat up, there are some AC signs you can watch for that are cause for concern. 

Keep reading to learn more about the indications that may mean you need air conditioning repair in Salt Lake City. Then, give our team a call if you think you need to schedule an appointment. Remember, it is always better to be safe than sorry when it comes to addressing problems with your air conditioner. 

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Tips to Keep Cool When Your AC Breaks Down

Monday, July 30th, 2018

the heat wave is coming,business man holding a electric fanAn air conditioner breakdown is something that no homeowner wants to face. Granted, our summers are not as hot as those in other parts of the country, but still, they’re pretty unbearable without the right amount of indoor cooling.

So what happens when your Layton, UT air conditioning system breaks down? You can call for repairs, but waiting even an hour or two for a service professional on one of the hottest days of the year can be problematic for sure. And what if you need a complete system replacement? Then you’re out of luck for even longer. The good news is, we have some tips for you on how to stay cool while you wait for a technician to come service your AC.

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Is a Geothermal System Right for Your Home?

Monday, November 6th, 2017

animated diagram of a geothermal systemWhen it comes to where we live, a reliable heating system is an absolute necessity. Could you imagine going through even one Utah winter without one? It would be unbearable. Of course, it could be possible if you don’t properly care for your heater—which includes having it routinely maintained, and replacing it when its time.

If you are considering a new Ogden, UT heating installation within the next year or so, you’d do well to consider a geothermal system—which can be used for year-round comfort!

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Common Air Conditioner Maintenance Steps

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Regular air conditioning maintenance is a very important part of keeping your system in the best possible condition. While we often write about how air conditioner maintenance is vital to the healthy operation of the system, we haven’t gone into much detail about what actually happens during an air conditioning maintenance appointment. There are a great many steps involved with air conditioner maintenance, far too many to cover in detail here. However, we can go over a few of the more important air conditioning maintenance services. Let’s take a look at some of them now.

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How Formicary Corrosion Affects the Pipes in Your Home

Monday, July 20th, 2015

As you’re probably already aware, the pipes in your home are largely made of copper. That is, as long as you have a home younger than 50 years or so. Copper pipes are used because of their resistance to things like oxidization. They can last quite a long time, if properly cared for. However, there is one thing that they are particularly vulnerable to: formicary corrosion. Read on to find out more about how this affects not only your plumbing, but possibly your air conditioning as well.

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Why Ice on Your Air Conditioner Requires Immediate Repair

Monday, July 13th, 2015

Most people, when they find ice forming on their air conditioners, think that it is a sign that the system is working properly. However, this is not the case. In fact, ice forming on the air conditioner is a sign that the system is in distress, and in need of immediate repairs. If the ice is not removed and the source of the problem fixed, it can cause all sorts of problems up to and including a full system breakdown. Read on to find out why ice forms on the air conditioner in the first place, and what can happen if it is not addressed.

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Cool Your Home Efficiently with Regular AC Service

Monday, July 6th, 2015

Whether your AC has finally broken down or you’d like to stay ahead of the curve with routine maintenance, it’s important to rely on professional technicians who have the tools, equipment, materials, and expertise to ensure that your AC works well throughout the Syracuse summer. One of the most important factors to consider these days is the energy efficiency of HVAC equipment. With some due diligence and regular service, you can reduce your cooling expenses significantly.

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Why You Should Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance Right Now!

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Summer is here, and homeowners across the country are starting to rev up their air conditioners for the hot season. However, you should know that going from not using your air conditioner at all to using it daily can have some nasty effects. The system has had time to settle during the winter months, and it might have developed one or two problems that need addressing before you start placing it under a lot of strain. Read on to find out more about the problems that can crop up when you start using your air conditioner more often, and why air conditioning maintenance is so important.

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