SoCo Heating and Cooling Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Our Ductless Mini Split FAQ

Monday, September 25th, 2023

Ductless mini split systems are everywhere these days, and it’s for many good reasons. They’re sleek, comfortable, efficient, and even becoming affordable enough for regular homeowners to invest in. Thanks to new legislation and regulations, homeowners could even see tax credits, rebates, and other benefits when they choose this kind of system.

But how does it work? And why is it so efficient? Does it have to be in these little machines that are mounted on your wall or ceiling?

The answers to those questions are complicated, but we realize that they’re vital for customers to feel secure about their purchases. So we’re going to answer them in today’s FAQ. Take a look down below if you think a ductless system might be a good choice for your next AC installation in Peyton, CO.

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Who to Choose for Your Next AC Replacement?

Monday, August 28th, 2023

People don’t really use phonebooks anymore, but the internet still functions as a sort of pseudo-phonebook. You can do a simple search online and find plenty of teams with fully functioning websites to answer your phone call and get right to work.

So, this begs the question, which team is the best? You’ve worked hard for your money, and you’re not ready to spend it just anywhere. An AC replacement in Pueblo, CO can be an expensive investment, so you deserve nothing but the best. The problem resides in finding the best team to do the work for you.

How does one find a reputable team of HVAC professionals? What’s the difference between a good team and a great team? These are excellent questions and ones that we’ll answer shortly. All you need to do is keep reading and think about the budget/comfort preferences that matter to you!

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Cool Air: Where It Comes From

Monday, August 14th, 2023

So, your air conditioner is hard at work trying to cool your home down during these record-breaking hot temperatures. All of a sudden, you might realize that you don’t actually know how that cool air is produced from the system.

You’re smart enough to know that it’s not magic, but what if one of your kids asks you how the AC works? What are you supposed to tell them?

Well, we’re here to save the day! No matter if you’re a homeowner in desperate need for AC repair in Colorado Springs, CO, or if you’re just one of our regular readers trying to learn more, we’re going to help you figure this out.

Let’s talk about the cooling process–how it happens and how you know that something is wrong with it.

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Refrigerant: What to Do With a Refrigerant Leak

Monday, July 3rd, 2023

Refrigerant leaks are an unfortunate occurrence when it comes to air conditioning. Every air conditioner that works to cool a home must rely on refrigerant to do its job, so it makes sense that one of the core problems with an AC unit is a refrigerant leak.

However, due to some misconceptions about refrigerant and some poor craftsmanship in the HVAC industry, people just don’t know that much about it. That’s what we’re here to change.

First and foremost, if your air conditioner is leaking refrigerant then make sure you call our team for AC repair in Colorado Springs. This is going to be the most important thing you can do to ensure your air conditioner remains in good shape.

Secondly, keep reading to learn about what refrigerant is, why it might leak, and how you can better detect this kind of problem.

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Pro Tip: When to Replace Your AC

Monday, June 19th, 2023

Air conditioners require repairs over the course of their lifespans. This is an essential part of owning an air conditioning system, and it’s fine if you’ve got a great HVAC technician on your team to get to the bottom of the issue. However, sometimes repairs aren’t enough, and sometimes repairs are actually missing the point of the problem at hand.

While repairs and maintenance are required to keep your AC running in good shape, eventually your air conditioner will run into problems that these solutions can’t fix. Depreciation, inefficiency, and even worn down components will eventually make you think about whether you should replace your system with a new AC installation in Colorado Springs.

That sounds stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. We’ll make the process easy. Follow along with us as we discuss some of the signs that your AC requires replacement and not just repairs.

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Tips to Stay Cool and Cozy This Summer

Monday, May 22nd, 2023

The summer might not technically be here yet, but it’s on its way! Temperatures are only likely to get warmer until we find ourselves in the middle of a heatwave. This means that everyone is looking for better ways to run their air conditioners and get more from an already overburdened system.

We have some time to prepare before these hot temperatures reach us, so this blog post is going to be a checklist of some things you can do to help stay cool. Remember, cooling isn’t just about AC, you’ll need to remain hydrated, think about areas where sunlight infiltrates your house, and more.

Our goal is to inform our customers so they know that they can trust us for anything related to AC services in Castle Rock, CO, while we trust them to stay safe, hydrated, and comfortable.

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What Are the Pros and Cons of a Heat Pump?

Monday, August 15th, 2022

We could write 10, 20, or even 100 blog posts about the usefulness of heat pumps, but not all of that information would be relevant to our readers. While scientifically, they’re some of the most interesting pieces of equipment to be developed in the last few decades, that means very little to someone on a tight budget who is exploring their home comfort options. We need to fit the useful information into a blog post so our customers can get what they need, right?

Well, let’s start with some simple pros and cons! Heat pumps are valuable, and we’re always going to be big proponents of Colorado Springs heat pump services. But heat pumps aren’t for everyone, and we’re going to make that very clear today.

So, continue through this blog and make sure you call our team with any questions. And if you think your home is right for a heat pump installation, then get started with us today!

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Can I Replace My AC on My Own?

Monday, August 1st, 2022

We understand that some of our customers are bright and really great with home improvement projects, but we’d argue that replacing an air conditioner is a little beyond a simple project. These systems are large, complex, and they’re expensive, which means the more issues you run into trying to do it yourself, the more you’re going to pay in fixing the damages.

Let’s talk a bit about why professional AC replacement in Colorado Springs is going to be better in almost every way than DIY AC replacement. We also want to stress how much of an opportunity it is to have your AC replaced by a professional, since this is your chance to get your old unit swapped out by a new and improved system like a ductless mini split!

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4 Tips to Stay Cool This Summer

Monday, July 18th, 2022

Are you ready to enjoy your summer rather than sweating through it? When temperatures start to go up outside, you can keep cool indoors. However, if your air conditioning in Colorado Springs, CO, isn’t up to the challenge, it can make the sweltering summer months unbearable.

Don’t worry. Along with making sure that your AC gets the services it needs to operate effectively, there are a few things to help keep yourself cooler too. This way you can stay cool all summer long.

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Hissing and Other Noises Your AC Shouldn’t Make

Monday, July 4th, 2022

Summer is here and so is the heat! Now is when you need your air conditioner the most. However, this is a challenging season for your cooling season and increases the chances that it will encounter a problem.

If something seems wrong with your AC, it is best to reach out to a professional ASAP for your air conditioner repairs in Colorado Springs, CO. That is what our team is here for!

First things first, you may want to keep tabs on what your system sounds like while it is running. Odd noises are often a big indicator that you need to talk to a technician and have your system inspected!

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