Category: Air Conditioning
How to Reduce Home Dust with Your HVAC System
As the warmer weather approaches, you may find yourself opening more windows to let in fresh air. But with that fresh air comes dust and pollutants, making your home look untidy. If spending your free time brandishing a duster doesn’t sound appealing, follow these top tips to keep home dust down with the help of
How to Get Your Air Conditioner Summer Ready
Ah, summer. The season of sun-kissed skin, beach trips, and dining al fresco. Summer in Los Angeles is beautiful, although it’s often a relief to get home and relax in a cool air-conditioned home. Fortunately, getting your air conditioner summer ready easier than you might think. Here’s our top maintenance advice to help prepare your
What’s the Right Size Air Conditioner for My House?
Warmer weather is on the way, and there’s no denying that air conditioning is a summertime savior. However, figuring out what size air conditioner you need for your house can be confusing. Do you need a mini-fridge-sized unit or a more powerful system? As Los Angeles air conditioning experts, we’re here to help you navigate
Does a Whole House Fan Work in Every Season?
Most of us only use our whole house fan while running the A/C as the summer heats up, but did you know you could use it all year-round? Using a whole house fan can help you save money on your electricity bill and provide a comfortable and consistent environment in your home. Here’s why you
Different HVAC Smells and What They Mean
We’ve all been there. You haven’t been using your air conditioner during the cooler months of the year, and when you finally turn it back on to cool down the house again, you’re met by some very strange smells. It’s important to know what the different odors mean and how to take the proper measures
How Does an Air Conditioner Actually Work?
Summer is almost here, which means running your AC on a virtually continuous basis. Your AC is one of those things that you use frequently but might not have any idea how it actually works. Knowing the ins-and-outs of your air conditioning unit can help you identify problems early, keep it running as efficiently as
Should Air Vents be High or Low?
Most homeowners don’t give the placement of the air vents a second thought. But, these openings are usually in particular places for a reason — optimal airflow. Here we’ll discuss what air vents are found in the home, the pros and cons of vents on the floor and ceiling, and whether the placement matters. Air
9 Reasons Your AC Stopped Working Over Winter
You’re not alone if you’re gearing up for air conditioner season. These stalwart appliances give us a cool reprieve indoors while the outside temperatures soar. But if you have an older AC, it might not work as expected when turned on. We’ll explore nine reasons it might stop working over the winter, plus four ways
What is Refrigerant and Why is it in Air Conditioners?
Millions of homeowners rely on AC refrigerant inside their air conditioners, even if they don’t know how refrigerant works. Here we’ll discuss what refrigerant is, how it works, four common types, and signs your AC may have a refrigerant leak. What is Refrigerant? It’s the chemical that provides a cooling effect in many common appliances,
Why Is My Air Conditioner Not Cooling?
Air conditioners are a lifesaver in the hot summer months, especially in Los Angeles. When your air conditioner isn’t running at its best, you can tell immediately – all it takes is one sweaty hour trying to sleep or feeling like you’re in an oven on a hot July day. When your air conditioner struggles