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The heat in the summer in Lewisville, TX, and the greater Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex can be overwhelming. If you have an older unit that runs on freon it is time for an air conditioner installation from One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating.
The crew at One Hour are experts in everything when it comes to any HVAC system. HVAC stands for heating, vents, and air conditioning systems which are responsible for the air quality and climate comfort of your home.
We chose the very best HVAC technicians who specialize in air conditioner installation and repair, heating maintenance, and vent cleaning and filter changes. A professional air conditioner installation differs from an installation completed by untrained people. A technician goes through several years of training to know how to best complete an air conditioner installation for any model of an air conditioner.
Red Flags Your Air Conditioner Is About to Stop Working
You Will Know It Is Time For An Air Conditioner Installation When Your Energy Bills Increase
Every machine loses its efficiency over time and each component of an air conditioner ages every time it is used. The parts are forced to work harder to maintain the set temperature you have set for the comfort of you and your family.
A faulty air conditioner will start sucking more energy and you will see a sharp spike in your energy bills. The older units are more likely to break. If you notice a significant rise in your electricity tariff it is a good sign you need a new air conditioner installation by a professional company you can trust.
A professional air conditioner installation and regular maintenance will extend the life of your unit for 10 to 16 years with reliable service. We suggest you consider a new air conditioner installation before trying to salvage an out-of-date unit. Particularly, if your AC runs on Freon because the United States has stopped manufacturing it due to the negative impact it has on the environment and people.
You Are Hot
If you find yourself waking up in the middle of the night sweating during the hot months, it is probably time for an air conditioner installation. Often what happens to an AC is there isn’t enough coolant in the evaporator coils, they are struggling to take the heat from out of your home.
The air that is circulated in your home will be hotter. Low coolant levels can cause more problems than just causing some personal discomfort. It can damage your AC unit and break it. Regular maintenance service on an AC system will check the coolant levels as one of the many tasks completed during a routine service.
Increased Humidity In Your House
Warmer air contains more moisture than cool air. A humid home means something is wrong with your air conditioner and you should contact One Hour as soon as you can to fix or install any type of unit.
Frost On the Evaporator Coils
Low coolant levels in an air conditioner reduce the amount of warm air that passes over the evaporator coils, then the coils begin to freeze over. The most obvious sign of this is the formation of frost and ice on the coils. Other causes of this problem include a dirty air filter or a fault with the fan blowing the warm air over the coils. Changing the air filter and the fan thoroughly checked out by an expert will prevent frost from forming on the coils.
Act swiftly if you see the build-up of frost and ice, the evaporator coils are frozen, and the air conditioner will break down. You won’t have an AC for up to 24-hours because it can take that long for the evaporator coils to thaw out.
Blocked AC Drain Lines and Drain Pans
After the hot and humid air is cooled by the evaporator coils it will transform moisture into the water and empty into the air conditioner drain pan. The water is supposed to drain outside via the AC drain line.
The sight of water stuck in the drain line or drain pan will encourage the growth of mold and algae which clog the air conditioner drain line. A routine service will ensure that they are cleaned regularly and prevent a blockage. The moisture contained in the drain pan will flood into the air conditioner and then inside your home. The water could negatively impact any nearby electronics and cause your air conditioner to quit working.
If you smell something weird in your home it is likely the mold and algae festering in the drain pan and AC drain line. If parts of your unit are overheating, then the components or loose solder can create a strange burning smell. If you smell something weird that seems to come from your HVAC system call One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating of Lewisville, Texas as soon as possible. The burning smell could be a warning of a fire brewing.
Damaged Air Ducts
The air ducts are the filthiest section in your house. The average American household produces 60 pounds of dust a year and that is if you don’t have pets or smoke. The vent system in your home is important and should be cleaned by a professional service at least once a year.
Dust from human skin collects in the ducts, along with dander and pet hair. Smoke from cooking, insects, and even sometimes small rodents. Vents should be cleaned at least every year and air filters need to be changed as often as possible.
‘We were stuck without an air conditioner for several days last August. We found ourselves unable to find an affordable service we trusted to help us choose a model and install it. By chance, we ran into a technician from One Hour at the grocery store and he helped us so much that we decided to hire them the same day. They did a fantastic job!’
Claire Winters, Lewisville, TX
‘We have been customers of One Hour Air Conditioning and Heating for years. We cannot recommend them enough. If you have an issue with any HVAC system then call the right away. You’ll be glad you did.
Edward Collins, Lewisville, TX
For any of your HVAC needs give One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating of Dallas a call today!