Envirotech Air Quality Services Blog : Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

What Causes a Leaky AC?

Monday, September 19th, 2022

You might be familiar with seeing some moisture around the outdoor condenser unit of an air conditioner. This is likely a normal thing to encounter. But it may not always be the case.

Here’s the thing. Your air conditioner doesn’t use water to get the job done. And the moisture that you see is a byproduct of the cooling process, which we’ll explain a bit about below. But there are many other instances when seeing water dripping or leaking from your air conditioner in West Palm Beach means big trouble.

Let’s explain the difference so you know when to call for repairs.

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Is It Time For an AC Replacement?

Monday, September 5th, 2022

man-overheated-in-front-of-fanLiving in this area means that we see warm temperatures throughout the year. That is why it is vital to make sure that our air conditioners are working reliably and efficiently.

But sometimes, no matter what you do, your AC will be unable to do the job you need it to do. These times are when you’ll need to consider changing out your system for one that works.

While we aren’t going to see cool temperatures around here, the start of the fall season is still going to be one of the best times to consider getting an air conditioner replacement in West Palm Beach.

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3 Reasons That Quality Cooling Is Vital To Your Well-Being

Monday, August 22nd, 2022

woman-looking-comfortableLiving somewhere as hot and humid as we do, it’s pretty much a no-brainer that you need air conditioning. But what you might not understand the importance of is only hiring a trained and experienced professional to install, repair, and/or maintain that air conditioner. Without these professional services, you could have an inefficiently operating air conditioner, one that has frequent repair needs, or a cooling system that breaks down on you suddenly right when you need it the most.

When you do need service for your air conditioner in West Palm Beach, FL, you needn’t look any further than our team! In the meantime, learn how air conditioning serves your well-being and the well-being of your family.

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What Noises Are Normal From a Working AC Unit?

Monday, August 8th, 2022

woman-looking-concerned-or-surprisedIt is a good idea to be aware of what noises from your air conditioning in West Palm Beach indicate trouble. However, it is also good to understand what noises are normal. This way you can compare and contrast the two, making it clearer when there is an actual issue.

No air conditioner runs silently unless it isn’t running at all. But not every noise is worth a call to an AC technician. While we love to hear from our customers and help them out, we also want to help you feel relaxed and comfortable in your home. You deserve to enjoy your AC when it is running normally, rather than stressing about every sound it emits.

Here are the sounds that you want to hear from your air conditioner.

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The Signs of a Refrigerant Leak

Monday, July 11th, 2022

air conditioner with tools on top and technician's hands working on itHave you ever tried to use a gas stove with no gas? It likely doesn’t do much if you did. The same applies to an air conditioner without any refrigerant.

See, refrigerant is the substance within your air conditioner that makes the entire cooling process possible. This is because it is the “heat transfer medium” that absorbs the heat that is in the air in your home and pulls it outside allowing cooler air to be blown back into the house.

Refrigerant is vital to your AC and without it, the system really isn’t going to offer much other than air circulation. So it should come as no surprise that you should be concerned about losing refrigerant from your air conditioner.

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How to Choose Your Next AC

Monday, June 13th, 2022

An air conditioner unit outside a brick home in a residential neighborhood. The air conditioner is in a back yard in the hot summer season. Service industry, working class.Have you ever tried to get through a Florida summer without the use of an air conditioner? We are pretty sure that it isn’t something you want to attempt. The heat and humidity in this area can get mean so you need a good AC to keep things livable on the hottest of days.

If you are noticing that your current air conditioner isn’t working correctly and you aren’t sure if it will make it through the summer, it may mean that repairs aren’t in the cards at this point. You may have to schedule a replacement AC service in Palm Beach Gardens, FL.

If you are on the hunt for a new AC system, we’d like to provide some added information that will help make the decision easier.

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How To Tell Your AC Needs Repairs

Monday, May 2nd, 2022

overheated-woman-with-fanBeing without a working air conditioner in this part of the country really doesn’t feel like an option. It is definitely something that can happen though. If an air conditioner needs to be repaired and isn’t given the service it needs for long enough, it will result in a system that may not work at all. It may even need to be replaced early if it is bad enough.

If your AC system has a problem, you want to address it as soon as possible. And we want to help you get that fix taken care of! To help you get started, we’ve listed some of the warning signs you should know so you can make the call for an air conditioning service in West Palm Beach, FL as early as possible.

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The Benefits Of AC Maintenance You Should Know

Monday, April 4th, 2022

You may have heard about maintenance before. This is a service that we offer for just about any air conditioner in the area, from central ACs to heat pumps. And we do so because it is so beneficial!

If you hadn’t heard about AC maintenance in Wellington, FL before now, or you simply haven’t been sure whether or not it is worth your time and money, we’d like to tell you a bit more about the benefits of this service can offer you. After all, there is a reason we recommend that each resident in our area get a tune-up done each year.

Read on to learn more and then reach out to our team to book your tune-up.

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When a Compressor Breaks, Do You Repair or Replace?

Monday, March 7th, 2022

compressor-in-outdoor-ac-unitNo one wants to be without a water heater in their home. However, we still maintain that your air conditioner may be one of the most important systems in your Florida home. On a hot day, a cold shower can feel great but a hot home, not so much.

You need to keep your air conditioner running right especially as things start to heat up again. So if you’ve noticed that your air conditioner is starting to act up a bit now, it is will only worsen. That is why we strongly advise you jump on knocking out any AC repair in Royal Palm Beach, FL that you have now!

But what if the part of your AC that is acting up is your compressor? Is that a fixable issue? We’ll answer that below.

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How a Dirty Filter Can Cause Repair Needs

Monday, February 7th, 2022

man holding air filterWhen most people think about HVAC system repairs, they think about needing to adjust big things like a refrigerant leak or a broken fan blade. But what about your system air filter?

It might seem like a silly idea but getting your air filter changed can have a huge impact on your system’s operation and its lifespan too. In fact, building the habit of regularly changing your air filter can help you get better system performance and even reduce the chance of needing frequent air conditioning repair in West Palm Beach, FL.

Not sure if regular filter changes are worth it? Let’s look at what this habit can do to help prevent trouble in your system.

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