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4 Common Myths About Your Home Air Conditioning System

[fa icon="calendar'] March 17, 2015 at 8:56 AM / by Home Services Expert

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Your home air conditioning system is an important part of keeping you cool and comfortable during the hot Chico summers. But how much do you really know about your system? Below are some common myths that you might be believing.


Myth #1:
The sole purpose of an air conditioning system is to provide cool air.

Reality: Cooling is the primary purpose of an air conditioning system, but reducing humidity is another important one. 

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DIY Air Conditioner Repair Tip #6 | Examine Your Ducts

[fa icon="calendar'] August 28, 2013 at 4:19 AM / by Home Services Expert

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The duct work on your cooling system is one of the most important parts of the unit. Without this system of tubes there is no way to carry cold air from the main unit to the rooms in your home. If it’s blazing hot out you want to make sure you can keep cool, so knowing a few DIY air conditioner repair tips will come in handy. Properly operating ducts are essential to keeping your home cool and your energy bill down.

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DIY Air Conditioner Repair Tip #5 | Give Your System a Good Cleaning

[fa icon="calendar'] August 16, 2013 at 5:37 AM / by Home Services Expert

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One of the easiest, and maybe most important, things you can do for your air conditioner is to give it a good cleaning. While the best time to do this is in the spring before the unit is needed for the hot weather season, cleaning the system at any time will do it some good. The operation is pretty straightforward and any homeowner should be able to accomplish this task to help avoid costly air conditioner repairs in the future.

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DIY Air Conditioner Repair Tip #4 | Change Your Filter

[fa icon="calendar'] August 9, 2013 at 10:38 AM / by Home Services Expert

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The filter in your air conditioning system is one of the most important parts in the mix. It is also one of the most overlooked. Having a filter that does its job properly is vital for the health of your cooling system and also for the well-being of you and your family.

When it comes to do-it-yourself (DIY) air conditioner repair the system's filter is one of the easiest parts to check and replace. Your filter should be checked often and changed on a regular schedule. How often it needs to be changed depends on your particular situation but as a rule of thumb monthly systematic filter checks and replacement is essential to a smooth running system and indoor air quality. 

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DIY Air Conditioner Repair Tip #3 | Examine Your Thermostat

[fa icon="calendar'] August 2, 2013 at 3:20 PM / by Home Services Expert

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Your thermostat is a vital part of your air conditioning system. This part of the unit can often cause large issues if it malfunctions. There are many things that can go wrong with a thermostat to cause it not to regulate your AC system properly. Some simple air conditioner repair tips may be all you need to know to get your system operating smoothly again.

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DIY Air Conditioner Repair Tip #2 | Check Your Breaker

[fa icon="calendar'] July 26, 2013 at 4:03 AM / by Home Services Expert

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Has your air conditioner ever quit working and you called in an air conditioner repair service only to have the technician come in, flip your breaker, charge you an arm and a leg and leave...after staying at your home for a grand total of 15 minutes? Of course, this leaves you red-faced and with a lighter pocketbook.

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DIY Air Conditioner Repair Tip #1 | Melt Any Ice On Your Unit

[fa icon="calendar'] July 19, 2013 at 3:00 AM / by Home Services Expert

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An iced up air conditioner is an issue that needs to be dealt with promptly. In addition to not doing its job of blowing cold air it might be a sign of a problem with the system. Before you call an air conditioner repair technician there are a few things you can do to troubleshoot the issue and remove ice from your unit.

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6 Air Conditioner Repair Tips You Can Do Yourself

[fa icon="calendar'] July 12, 2013 at 5:17 AM / by Home Services Expert

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Air conditioner repair can be very expensive when you have to call in a professional. Of course there are times when a costly repair is unavoidable, but you can troubleshoot your system first, before calling in a professional. Many times your problem is something you can easily fix. 

It’s often the case that your unit is not working for the simplest of reasons. In can be frustrating to pay out a hundred dollars or more just to have a technician come out and flip a breaker back on. There are some quick and easy checks you can perform yourself before you call for help from an air conditioner repair company. These checks often help you save a lot of money too.

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What to Ask When Getting an Estimate from an Air Conditioning Service

[fa icon="calendar'] June 14, 2013 at 8:20 AM / by Home Services Expert

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As the weather gets warmer your air conditioning system has to work harder to keep you and your family cool. It’s no secret that the unit will probably break down at point in its life and be in need of repair, or replacement at the most inopportune time...probably the hottest day of the year. Knowing what to do next is key in getting your air conditioner serviced for the best possible price.

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3 Reasons You Should Call an Expert to Do Your Air Conditioner Repair

[fa icon="calendar'] April 26, 2013 at 4:49 AM / by Home Services Expert

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If you’re a jack-of-all-trades kind of person, you’re probably really good at home repairs. But how much do you know about your heating and air conditioning system? Although you know it’s probably best to call in an expert, you sometimes fall into the temptation to try and do repairs on your own because they seem so simple. We have no doubt that you could figure out how to do the repairs, but let’s face it. Wouldn’t it be easier to just call in an expert? Here are 3 reasons why you should call a Chico area expert for your air conditioner repair.

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