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Why Your AC Is Leaking Water

May 9th, 2022

water-dropletsYou probably know that if you see water leaking from your home’s water heater that it’s a major problem. But what about when water leaks from the air conditioner?

“Wait, my AC doesn’t run on water,” you might think. “Why would water start to leak from the cabinet?”

You’re correct that your air conditioner doesn’t use water to cool the air. (There’s a specific type of cooling system called an evaporative cooler that uses water, but we don’t see many of them where we live.) However, it does create water as part of how it operates, and it’s possible for problems with the air conditioner to lead to water leaking from the cabinet. Whatever the specific cause of the water leaking from your AC, it’s a problem that will require you to call us for air conditioning repair in Cherry Hill, NJ.

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Spring Means It’s Time for Your AC’s Regular Check-Up

April 11th, 2022

air-conditioning-maintenance-toolsSpring officially starts at the end of March, but most of us won’t truly feel that the season has arrived until the calendar turns over to April. This doesn’t mean the weather will follow along—anybody who’s lived in New Jersey for a few years understands that cold weather can come roaring back at any time. But April still marks an important turning point in the seasons, and it’s one of the best times to take care of your annual air conditioning maintenance in Cherry Hill, NJ

These yearly check-ups provide technicians with an opportunity to find potential issues that need to be addressed. We also clean and adjust the unit to help its performance and to alleviate the wear and tear it suffered through the last summer. It’s the best service you can have if you want reliable and cost-effective cooling in your house.

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Don’t Ignore Late-Season Furnace Problems!

March 7th, 2022

furnace-testingIt’s already March! And March means the official end of winter—at least at the close of the month. But anybody who has spent a few winters in New Jersey knows, the “official” end of winter doesn’t mean we suddenly enjoy warmer temperatures. March can often end with furious storms, and even April can experience them. This is why we want to draw special attention to the need for furnace repair in Marlton, NJ at this time of year. We understand that homeowners may think they can put off supposedly “minor” troubles with their furnace when it’s getting close to spring. After all, they soon won’t need their furnace running, so why not put off those pesky repairs until later?

The purpose of this blog post is to tell you not to delay when it comes to furnace repairs for malfunctions, no matter the time of year, no matter how small the problem may seem. There are several good reasons for this, which we’ve listed below.

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Strange Sounds From Your Heater: What Do They Mean?

February 7th, 2022

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The heating system that keeps your home comfortable during the cold of winter makes sounds you find familiar—they’re simply part of the season. Modern furnaces, heat pumps, and boilers are designed to run with minimum noise, and for the most part, you won’t pay much attention to the sounds your heater makes. 

When you do need to pay attention because the sounds coming from the heater are loud and/or unusual, it likely indicates something is wrong. Strange noises often warn that you need to call for heater repair in Cherry Hill, NJ

Below we’ll look at a list of some of the more common warning sounds from heating systems and what they portend. When in doubt, always call our professionals to investigate and see if the heater needs to be repaired.

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How to Tell Your Heater Is Dead and You Need a New One

January 10th, 2022

old-furnaceNo heating system will last forever. When you consider how intense the winters in Pennsylvania can get, it’s amazing many heating systems can last for as long as they do. However, proper annual maintenance does marvels at getting heaters to run for more than a decade without significant loss in heating power or heating efficiency. 

But has the day finally come when your heater fails and it’s better to have a new heating installation in Levittown, PA rather than attempt to have it patched up? It’s a good question to ask, because trying to struggle on with a heater that’s effectively the “walking dead” wastes energy, money, and is potentially hazardous. There are several ways to tell you’ve got a heater ready for the recycling yard…

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Why Does My Furnace Keep Shutting Off Early?

December 20th, 2021

furnace-testingAs the temperatures drop at the start of the winter, you’ll have your home’s furnace running more often. Your furnace, however, may have other plans: it may start shutting downs far earlier than you expected. It may run for only ten minutes, or it may have the burner flames come on for only 30 seconds before going out again. No matter the situation, you’ll need it fixed for your home to enjoy comfort. 

Below we’ll look at potential causes of this problem to help you know when to call us for furnace repair in Cherry Hill, NJ.

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Why Heating Maintenance Is Necessary Every Fall

October 4th, 2021

The nip in the air is enjoyable only when your heating system keeps it all cozy indoors. Home or office, a well-functioning heating system is a must to keep it comfortable when the temperature starts to drop.

Routine maintenance is essential to keep any machine working at its best, and the heating system is certainly no exception. You might not even remember that there is a system working continuously to keep you warm until there is a drop in efficiency, or it stops working altogether. So, making sure that it never gets to the point of causing trouble is a wise choice.

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Did Your AC Just Go Through Its Last Summer? We Can Help You Find Out

September 6th, 2021

Your air conditioning system is more important than you might think. Of course, many people install the system to help cool down the interior temperature. However, it does more than that.

For one thing, it filters the air that comes into the house. Your AC system also reduces the risk of dehydration, helps stop insects from entering the house, and generally ensures better quality airflow.

As with all appliances and electronics, AC systems also get damaged from time to time. And this can lead to a wide range of issues. The good news is that there are often tell-tale signs of problems. If you are keen enough, you can easily forestall further damage and continue enjoying the benefits of your AC.

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Planning Ahead: Do You Think Your Boiler is Ready for the Rest of the Year?

August 2nd, 2021

Boilers are quite helpful, especially if you enjoy radiating warmth. However, these appliances don’t always come with expiry dates. You wake up one morning, and you can’t seem to get your boiler to work.

The good news is that you can always tell when your boiler is not running optimally. If you pay close attention to your boiler, you are bound to catch certain signs that may be indicative of damage.

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5 Reasons Your AC Can’t Keep Up With the Summer Heat

July 5th, 2021

Depending on where you’re located, owning an air conditioner is essential. Indeed, even though some areas only experience sweltering tips for a few months a year, air conditioners are often still worth the investment. Nevertheless, even air conditioners aren’t 100% effective. Depending on the type of climate you live in, your AC may struggle to keep up with the summer heat. With that in mind, here is a list of reasons why this may be the case.

Don’t forget to go with us for your AC repair in Burlington, NJ!

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