Ideal Services Heating & Cooling Blog : Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Why Does My AC Sound So Funny?

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

covering-her-earsWant to know something cool? One of the easiest ways to tell that you’ve got a problem with your air conditioner is by listening to it! And no, we don’t mean sitting down over a cup of coffee and having it explain its troubles to you…

You see, your air conditioner is not inherently noisy. In fact, the only sound you should ever hear coming from your system is the sound of air gently whooshing through the vents. Therefore, any other sounds, like the ones that don’t quite qualify as “background noise”, are definitely a cause for concern. So below, we have listed some of the sounds you definitely don’t want to hear from your system and what they might mean. Keep reading to find out more!

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Don’t Forget About These Late-Season Repairs!

Monday, September 9th, 2019

AC-tools-on-topHere’s the thing: summer isn’t over yet! And yes, while that means plenty of more pool time, burgers and hotdogs on the grill, and sunscreen, it also means plenty more days spent with your air conditioner blasting at full force — and with that, room for error!

You see, there are plenty of things that can go wrong with your air conditioner towards the end of the summer seasons, and trust us, you definitely don’t want to ignore them! So below, we have listed some of the most common late-season AC repairs — that way, you’ll know precisely when to contact our team for your air conditioning repair in Fuquay Varina. Keep reading to find out more!

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Keep Cool With These Cool Tricks!

Monday, August 26th, 2019

man-with-fanThose high temperatures of summer aren’t going anywhere anytime soon! So, you want to make sure that your home stays cool and comfortable for the remainder of the season, but how do you do that without running up your utility bills?

Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do to boost your air conditioning efficiency and below we’ve listed them for you! If you keep reading, you’ll find some of our favorite ways to keep cool during a hot summer. So, what are you waiting for?

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Is Your AC Short Cycling? Here’s Why

Monday, July 29th, 2019

Of course, you want more than anything for your air conditioner to work efficiently and effectively all summer long. But alas, it turns out that your system is short cycling, which is perhaps one of the most annoying things that could go wrong with your AC. Why? Because not only will it dramatically increase wear and tear on the system, but it’ll also put quite a large hole in your wallet!

Short cycling is definitely an issue you want to address right away, however, many homeowners don’t really know exactly what it is or why it happens. So below, we have outlined some of the reasons why your AC might be short cycling so that you can avoid the issue altogether. Keep reading to find out more!

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Here’s Why You Definitely Should Not Wait to Schedule Your AC Repairs

Monday, July 15th, 2019

woman-hand-headA broken down air conditioner during the middle of summer is definitely one of the worst things you can experience as a homeowner. And certainly, the cost of repairing your system doesn’t come cheap. However, if you are considering scheduling your air conditioning repairs until after the summer season, listen up! Waiting to schedule your AC repairs are only going to make matters worse… much worse!

There are plenty of reasons why you should not wait to schedule your air conditioning repair in Durham, NC, and below, we have listed quite a few of them. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more (and of course, remember to call our team if you’ve got a faulty air conditioner on your hands!) 

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Here’s a Little Secret: Heat Pumps Are The Way To Go

Monday, July 1st, 2019

thumbs-upHey you…yeah, you! We are going to let you in on a little secret. That’s right, we are going to tell you all about a nifty, little HVAC system called the heat pump. Heat pump? What’s that? you ask. Keep reading and you’ll find out!

Okay, but in all seriousness, we can’t think of many reasons why you wouldn’t want to make the switch to a heat pump –they’re efficient, effective, and becoming quite popular for their ability to provide year-round comfort with just the flip of a switch (but more on that later!)

In case you aren’t yet convinced, we have listed just some of the reasons why we think you should consider a heat pump. Keep reading below to find out more! 

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All About Buying a New AC

Monday, June 17th, 2019

When summer rolls around, you are going to want to make sure that your air conditioner is in good working condition. Of course, for some of you, that might mean having to invest in a new system — and that’s okay!

We understand that buying a new air conditioner can be stressful, which is why we are here to help. Below, we have highlighted some things for you to keep in mind as you begin the process of investing in a new AC. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more!

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Are You Ready for a Thermostat Upgrade?

Monday, May 20th, 2019

perfect-temperatureOf all the components that make up your air conditioning system, your thermostat is perhaps the most important. Sure, it may just be that little device mounted on your wall, but in actuality, it is much more than a box of buttons.

Owning a great thermostat is key to owning an efficient and effective air conditioning system. And, today’s smart thermostats have capabilities beyond what you ever thought possible.

Of course, we expect you to be thinking, “What’s the point of all those fancy features?“, so below, we’ve taken the liberty of explaining why smart people are investing in smart thermostats! All you have to do is keep reading to find out more!

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Ductless Systems Are Great, But They Need Repairs Too!

Monday, May 6th, 2019

Owning a ductless system is definitely a huge plus, especially during a hot, North Carolina summer. These systems are efficient, effective, and quite versatile, keeping homeowners comfortable year-round with just the flip of a switch. So, what happens when a problem does arise?

Well, keep reading below and we’ll tell you!

Below, we have listed some of the unique repair needs of a ductless system. Remember, it is important to schedule your ductless air conditioning repair in Garner, NC at the first sign of a problem, so if you experience any of the following, be sure to pick up the phone! 

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AC Troubles Got You Down?

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

woman-fanA broken or inefficient air conditioning system can certainly cause some trouble, especially during a hot summer day! Of course, the last thing that you should have to deal with during the summer is a faulty AC, as you have plenty of other things to worry about, like stocking up on sunscreen, perfecting your cannonball, and finding the best ice cream shop in town.

The best thing you can do when your air conditioner is in trouble is to contact a professional HVAC technician right away. But, what do you do if you can’t quite tell if what your AC is experiencing is normal? Well, we’ll tell you! You read this blog! Below, we have listed some of the tell-tale signs that you need AC repair in Raleigh, NC. Keep reading to find out more, and be sure to schedule professional repairs if your air conditioner is doing any of the following things. 

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