Envirotech Air Quality Services Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioner Repair’

Should I Repair or Replace My HVAC System

Monday, November 18th, 2019

air-conditioner-with-tools-and-technicianThe heat certainly hasn’t gone anywhere. However, it is becoming a little less aggressively warm and there is a chance that you might be able to use your air conditioning system a little less than normal. On those days that you discover you can stay comfortable without your cooling system running, you may want to take the chance to consider if it is time to check on it.

Your cooler sees a lot of wear and tear because it gets used throughout a large portion of the year. Maintenance will keep it running for a good long while, but eventually all that use adds up. When it does, this creates a need for repairs or, if your system has been around long enough to earn its driver’s license, a replacement.

If you aren’t sure whether your cooling HVAC in Fort Lauderdale, FL needs to be repaired or fully replaced, we can help.

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Common “End of Season” AC Repair Needs

Monday, October 21st, 2019

technician-working-on-outside-air-conditioner-unitLet’s face it, fall may be here according to the calendar but it really doesn’t feel much different here in Palm Beach, Fl. With temperatures that rarely drop below the 70s, we truly don’t have to worry about warming our homes much, if at all. Our HVAC systems are tasked, however, with keeping our homes cool nearly year-round.

When you put that kind of demand on a cooling system, you can imagine the level of wear and tear it can create. Without proper care, your air conditioning system can easily run into problems because of how often it is used.

So what might be some “end of season” issues that your cooler might be running into? We can give you the details on potential repair needs that your system might need help with below.

And while you are reading, you should consider getting the ball rolling by scheduling repair service for your Palm Beach, Fl HVAC system sooner than later.

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When Is the Best Time for an Air Conditioner Tune-Up?

Monday, October 7th, 2019

air-conditioner-unit-outside-homeYou like making sure that your home is run well, from the chores list to the operational efficiency of your appliances. You make the most of scheduling maintenance for your home comfort systems. But one of the biggest questions on your mind is, “When is the absolute best time to get a tune-up for my air conditioner?”

Thankfully, we can offer you an answer. It is actually during the off-season.

Read on to learn more about the best time to schedule AC maintenance!

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Why Doesn’t My AC Cool My House Effectively?

Monday, July 6th, 2015

When you live in as hot a climate as we do, it is not enough that your air conditioner is simply up and running, blowing cool air from its ducts; that system must be working at peak performance levels in order to ensure that your home is effectively and evenly cooled throughout. There are many reasons as to why your air conditioner may fail to cool your home effectively. Below are three common reasons for this being the case. If you find that you are struggling to enjoy a truly great performance from your air conditioner in Wellington, FL, just give us a call. Envirotech Air Quality Services will figure out precisely what the problem is, and we’ll go about resolving it effectively and entirely.

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How to Determine If Your Air Conditioning Refrigerant is Leaking

Monday, May 4th, 2015

Summer is on its way, and here in Palm Beach, FL, that means your air conditioning system needs to be ready to go. One of the most common problems that technicians experience with air conditioning systems is a loss of refrigerant. The chemicals required to facilitate the cooling process require specific amounts in order to work, determined by the exact model of your air conditioner. When those levels drop – usually through a leak or a loss in the system – it can create serious strain on the system, resulting in higher bills and a greater chance of a breakdown. A good maintenance or repair session can nip that problem in the bud, but how can you tell if those levels are low? Here’s how to determine if your air conditioning refrigerant is leaking.

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If Your AC Stops Working, Don’t Panic!

Friday, May 11th, 2012

Air Conditioner Tips | West Palm Beach | Envirotech AirIf your air conditioner suddenly stops working, don’t panic! AC systems are built to last a long time, so there are a few things you should check before you assume it needs a major repair. Here is a helpful tip for trouble shooting. First, check your circuit breakers or fuses to make sure your air conditioner has power. You should give you air conditioner some time to cool down before you try resetting it. If you suspect this could be the problem,you can often reset the system with a button on the compressor’s access panel. If that doesn’t fix the problem, give Envirotech Air Quality Services a call to have a professional assess the issue.

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Is there an overflow safety switch on your AC system?

Friday, April 27th, 2012

AC Safety Switch | West Palm Beach | Envirotech AirDo you know what this is?

Many people don’t know what an overflow safety switch is, none the less how important they are. These switched keep the AC system from overflowing into your home or garage in the event the drain line gets clogged or backed up. Installing an overflow safety switch is mandatory for your system to be up to code, but many contractors and service companies neglect to install this element. The switch should be present either on the air handler, or on the auxiliary drain pan (if a unit is hung from a garage ceiling or is in an attic). The effects of an AC overflow is your drain line gets clogged can be extensive and can cause expensive damage to your home. Call Envirotech Air Quality Services today for a qualified service technician to come check your home comfort system, and ensure your overflow safety switch is operating properly. Check out our promotions page for discount and specials on AC maintenance services!

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