Envirotech Air Quality Services Blog : Posts Tagged ‘air conditioning repairs’

AC Compressor Problems: Is It Worth a Repair?

Monday, September 24th, 2018

compressor inside air conditionerOver the years, natural wear and tear means that there are a number of problems that can crop up with your air conditioning system. Especially here, where it has to work so hard, for so long, to keep you comfortable. You may find yourself facing refrigerant leaks, failed capacitors, and even ductwork breaches. While maintenance will help prevent the most sudden and costliest of air conditioning repairs in Boca Raton, FL, the need for repair will still come up.

There is one repair in particular that is especially unpleasant to face—a broken down or damaged compressor—the heart of your cooling system.

With most air conditioning components, replacement is typically the best option. But if you have a broken down compressor, then the question arises, “should I replace just the compressor, or the entire air conditioner?” Our educated and trained staff can help you make this decision, but you should know there’s a good chance we’ll recommend full system replacement. Here’s why:

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Now is the Time to Schedule AC Tune-Ups and Repairs!

Monday, November 6th, 2017

outside unit of an air conditioner with tools and hands resting on topIt’s definitely not a secret that our part of Florida is home to some pretty serious heat and humidity for the majority of the year. And at the height of the summer season, this heat can become unbearable. Therefore, it’s essential that you have your air conditioner maintained on a regular basis—but why are we talking about this now?

Because temperatures are cooling off a bit, and if you didn’t have your AC tuned-up before summer began, or if you are utilizing a year-round heat pump system, then now is as good a time as any to schedule your next AC tune-up, and any subsequent repairs.

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Frozen Evaporator Coil: A Sight You Never Want to See!

Monday, February 13th, 2017

frozen-evaporator-coilWhile other parts of the country are concerned about the service their heating systems are providing, we are dutifully using our AC systems, with temperatures still remaining steadily in the 80’s. That being said, it’s only natural that you want to ensure your air conditioner is working as effectively and efficiently as it should be.

One of the most common misconceptions about air conditioning systems is that it’s okay to see ice developing on it. After all, AC systems produce cold, so it’s only natural that they freeze over, right? Wrong! This is actually a sign of something going awry with your system, and requires immediate attention. We offer the best in West Palm Beach, FL air conditioning repairs, but in the meantime we’d love to share with you why you may experience this AC problem and what should be done about it.

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Don’t Let These Condensate Drain Problems Get You Down

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Your AC system has been working hard over recent months to keep you cool by utilizing a refrigerant cycle to remove the heat from the air within your home and exhaust it outdoors. This helps lower the temperature in your home, and also helps reduce humidity. When there is too much humidity in the air, your evaporator coil helps to control moisture levels, while the condensate tray and drain help evacuate that moisture from your home.

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What Does a Frozen Evaporator Coil Mean?

Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

As we are all very well aware, there’s really no rest from the heat when you live in Florida, save for a couple months of somewhat cooler weather. This is why it’s so important to take care of our cooling systems, by scheduling maintenance and by staying on top of repair needs. The last thing you want during a blazing hot day is to be stuck with a malfunctioning AC unit.

A common service call we get in regards to air conditioners is that of ice developing on the indoor evaporator coil. Many clients ask us if this is normal, since after all, your AC system is supposed to send out air that feels like it was chilled by ice. But no, you should never see ice developing on any part of your air conditioner if it’s working properly. Keep reading to learn what this could mean.

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The Trouble with a Frozen Evaporator Coil

Monday, September 5th, 2016

For many parts of the country, the official start of fall in just a couple of weeks means that the weather will soon cool down and air conditioners will begin to be shut off for the season. As we are all well aware, this is not the case for Floridians!

In order to ensure that you’re ready for the remaining hot temperatures we have left, it’s important to keep an eye out for problems with your air conditioning system. This is particularly important this time of year, as your system has been hard at work all during summer, and the extra strain can cause a breakdown if the AC unit is not properly maintained and cared for.

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How to Determine if You Need Air Conditioning Repairs

Monday, August 8th, 2016

It’s no secret that summers are pretty intense here in Florida, with temperatures and humidity becoming unbearable without the right air conditioning system. Investing in an effective and efficient air conditioning system is vital to your comfort and the comfort of your family. And while regular maintenance will help prevent the costliest of repairs, it’s important to stay alert to possible issues with your system to avoid even a day without that comfort.

There is no such thing as a 100% reliable air conditioning system. There may come a time where something has gone wrong with your AC and you have no clue what to do about it. The good news is that our staff is highly trained in all air conditioning issues and can quickly diagnose and fix just about any AC problem. But how do you know if you need repairs? Read on to discover a few warning signs.

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Do I Need Air Conditioning Repairs?

Monday, December 7th, 2015

There is certainly some mild weather during the winter season in which you may not need to run your air conditioner but, generally speaking, our cooling season does more or less last all year long. With that in mind, it is understandable to worry about the condition of your AC from time to time. While having your system repaired in January may not be quite as problematic as it would be in August, you still want to ensure that the job is completed promptly, which means that you need to spot problems with your system early on. Doing so can be tricky, but there are plenty of warning signs to be aware of which can tip you off to the need for AC repairs in West Palm Beach, FL. Call Envirotech Air Quality Services to schedule service.

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