The Importance of Annual Air Conditioner Tune-Ups

In Kansas, we rely on our air conditioners to keep us comfortable all through the hot, humid summers. A dirty AC unit that’s in need of repair can cause your energy bills to skyrocket, and is more likely to fail when temperatures rise. An annual tune-up by a licensed…

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What If Your Air Conditioner Trips Your Circuit Breaker?

In Kansas we rely heavily on our air conditioners in the due to the states hot, humid spring and summer seasons. From time to time, problems arise in air conditioning units that cause them to overload a house’s circuit breaker. If your air conditioning unit is tripping your circuit…

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Is It Okay to Close HVAC Vents in Unused Rooms?

Heating and cooling your house makes up for about half of the total energy usage in a typical home. To save some money you may wonder if it’s okay to close air vents in unused rooms in order to direct air to other areas. Unfortunately, that’s a bad idea.…

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Why Is My AC Unit Buzzing but the Fan’s Not Spinning?

Oh, no—your air conditioner’s not working. You go outside to check the A/C unit, and it’s buzzing but the fan’s not spinning. What’s going on? You may have a bad capacitor. The good news is, it’s pretty easy to find out. A bad capacitor is a common A/C problem…

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Why Is There Ice on my Air Conditioner?

Even during a scorching Kansas summer, when temperatures outside soar, ice can build up on or inside your air conditioner. This can lead to big problems, so it’s important to know why ice can form on an AC unit and how to prevent your air conditioner from freezing up.…

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5 Dangerous Air Conditioner Noises to Listen For

As your air conditioner ages you may begin to hear it making strange sounds as it operates. This is normal, but you shouldn’t waste any time having it checked out if you hear it making the sounds listed below. Squealing or Screeching If you hear squealing or screeching noises…

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Why Is My AC Not Blowing Cold Air?

When you come home on a hot day, the last thing you want is to walk into your house and discover that your central air conditioner has stopped blowing cold air. There are many reasons why your AC isn’t cooling off your home. The solution could be as easy…

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Why Won’t My AC Fan Turn Off?

The most common reason that your Air Conditioner fan won’t turn off is because  a stuck relay keeping the circuit closed. If it’s not the relay, your thermostat likely has a shorted cable or needs to be replaced. Before calling your service technician out to start replacing components, check…

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How to Summer Proof Your HVAC in Five Steps

If you’re a homeowner, you know that each season brings its own set of maintenance concerns when in comes to your HVAC system. The upcoming summer is no exception. Before the sweltering heat sets in, be sure to tackle this list in order to summer proof your HVAC and…

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