Certified Air Systems, Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘AC Repair’

Keep an Eye Out for These Air Conditioner Problems

Monday, March 28th, 2016

As the weather outside continues to warm up, more and more people are going to start using their air conditioning systems on a daily basis to keep cool. That means more stress on the air conditioners, which means a greater chance of problems developing. Let’s take a look at some of the problems that can damage your air conditioner. (more…)

Signs You Have a Refrigerant Leak

Monday, October 26th, 2015

We are heading toward the end of another cooling season and there’s no doubt your air conditioning system has worked hard to keep your home in Maitland, FL cool and comfortable all season long. It isn’t unusual to see problems arise with your AC system at this time of year after all the work it has done. We know that many people are still using their air conditioning systems, so you want to stay extra vigilant about potential problems arising. One of the more common repairs we see at this time of year is refrigerant leaks, so here are some warning signs you may have one: (more…)

Why a Mismatched Compressor or Set of Coils Can Be a Big Problem for Your AC

Monday, October 19th, 2015

Certain air conditioning repairs can be quite costly. There aren’t AC repairs any homeowner enjoys making, and sometimes these repairs aren’t worth making – instead, the better option is to replace your existing system. However, some homeowners try to offset costs by finding replacement parts for their air conditioner in Altamonte Springs, especially for damaged coils or failing compressors. Unfortunately, the parts in your air conditioning system can’t be thrown together with any old compressor or coils, and we’ll explain more about this below. (more…)

Why Is There Ice on My Air Conditioning System?

Monday, September 7th, 2015

We are in the thick of our hottest weather, which means you air conditioner is working hard around the clock to provide your home in Maitland, FL with the cool air it needs. It is during the warmest weather that your system is most likely to experience malfunctions. While upon first glance it may not seem like an issue, any kind of ice build-up on your air conditioner is most definitely an indication that there is an imbalance in your system, and it needs to be repaired as soon as possible. (more…)

Why Your AC Condensate Line Needs Cleaning

Monday, August 24th, 2015

When your air conditioning system cools your home, it does two things simultaneously: it removes heat and humidity. But the excess moisture, aka, the humidity, doesn’t just disappear – it has to go somewhere. And it does, thanks to your condensate array, which includes the condensate tray (or pan) and the condensate drain line. While these components aren’t the most mechanical parts of your AC system, they are very necessary, and if they aren’t properly maintained, some serious problems can ensue. (more…)

My AC Isn’t Cooling Properly – Does It Need Refrigerant?

Monday, August 17th, 2015

When you first get that feel of tepid or warm air blowing through your home’s vents, it can be easy to think that your AC needs a recharge of its refrigerant. However, this may not be the case. There are a number of reasons why an air conditioning system may be blowing warm air, and loss of refrigerant isn’t always the answer. The air conditioning pros at Certified Air Systems, Inc., can determine why your AC in Lake Mary, FL, isn’t cooling properly and then fix it correctly the first time around. (more…)

Why Your Air Conditioner Needs Refrigerant

Monday, June 15th, 2015

The cooling process is an interesting one, largely because it relies on a single chemical that changes states very easily: the refrigerant. While Freon was formerly used as a refrigerant, today’s refrigerant, also known as R-22, is a much more environmentally friendly option. Why is refrigerant so important? In short, because it facilitates the transfer of heat from your home. While air conditioners appear to cool a space by blowing cool air into it, what your AC actually does is remove heat and humidity and replaces it with cooled air – thanks to refrigerant. (more…)

Common Problems That Can Develop with Your Air Conditioner’s Blower

Monday, June 1st, 2015

Ducted air conditioning systems have a large fan called a blower that pushes the cool air from the evaporator into your home’s living spaces. The blower is one of two fans that are critical components in your AC system. Fans tend to have multiple moving parts, making them somewhat vulnerable to developing problems, and your indoor blower is no exception. Blower problems can create a number of issues with your cooling, from low air flow to no cool air at all, so if you suspect that your blower may have an issue, it’s important to call your Certified Air Systems, Inc., technician right away. (more…)