Gibson Heating & Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Replacement’

Deciding on Whether to Replace the Air Conditioning System

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Air-conditioner-recyclingThe best time to have a new air conditioning system installed is during the lulls between the extreme weather seasons. In spring and fall, you need to rely on the AC, and it’s easier to schedule the service with professionals because they have fewer emergency heating and cooling calls. So if you’re considering replacing your home’s old central air conditioner, right now is an excellent time to call our technicians to schedule it.

But wait … what if you’re unsure about whether it’s time to send the air conditioner to the scrapyard? The decision is easy if the AC has completely busted down and the cost to fix it is too high. But what about borderline cases?

We can help you make this tricky choice. We’re honest with our customers, and we can help you narrow down the options for your current AC and help you decide whether to repair it or replace it.

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Ramping Down the AC, Planning for Fall

Monday, September 2nd, 2019

sun-and-snowflake-badgeWe’re still enjoying summer weather in Cherry Hill, and we can expect a few more weeks of it—the hot weather usually carries through September. However, when the calendar says September on it and kids are heading back to school, it means the fall weather isn’t far off. This month is a good time to start making plans for the switch from the days of air conditioning to the days (and nights) of heating.

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The AC Compressor—The Heart of Your Home’s Cooling

Monday, August 19th, 2019

compressor-in-ac-unitYou don’t need to understand all the workings of your home’s air conditioning system to enjoy the comfort it brings to your house, just how you don’t need to understand the construction of a computer to be able to benefit from one. But a bit of knowledge can go a long way when it comes to the cooling and heating in your home, since you’ll have a better understanding of when you need AC repair services in Cherry Hill, NJ, what to expect from repairs, and when it’s best to have a replacement AC.

With that introduction out of the way, we’re going to look at the component of the air conditioner that is at the (literal) heart of the cooling in your house: the compressor.

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Strange Noises From Your AC—What They Might Mean

Monday, May 13th, 2019

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The whir and hum of an air conditioner is part of the soundtrack of any summer. You’re probably used to the typical sounds of your AC: the fan, the compressor kicking in, the occasional dripping of water.

Now, if another sound, one you’re unfamiliar with, interrupts this white noise from your cooling system, it’s often a warning. Even a small, odd noise can indicate you need to call for repairs for your air conditioning in Moorestown, NJ. It’s always better to be safe than sorry—sorry because your AC broke down during the hottest day of the year! Getting ahead of problems with your home cooling system is one of the best ways to enjoy continual, reliable cooling all season long.

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Are Your Cooling Bills Too Steep? Let’s Find Out Why

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

air-conditioner-money-saverSeptember rarely brings much relief from summer heat, and the utility bills you receive each month reflect this. But if you’ve recently looked at your utility bills and thought the costs for electricity were higher than normal—and you can’t account for the increase—you may have an air conditioning system draining too much power.

Of course, you expect an increase in electrical bills in summer because this is when the air conditioner runs the most often. The compressor in an AC drains a large amount of electricity. You may, however, be spending more than necessary. When the bills turning alarming, we recommend you find out why.

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Making the Choice to Replace an AC: Some Tips

Monday, August 6th, 2018

question-mark-badgeWhat is the eternal question? Is it “To be or not to be”? Maybe. But here in the HVAC world, the eternal question is “To repair or to replace?” It’s a question most homeowners have to face at some point with their air conditioning systems. When is it best to scrap the repair and instead replace the entire air conditioning system for a new one?

Here in the second half of the summer, you may be facing a malfunctioning air conditioner that just isn’t doing the job you need from it—or perhaps it has failed entirely. We have some tips to help you start thinking about what to do with your Haddon Heights, NJ air conditioning system in the immediate future: the screwdriver or the scrapheap?

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Options for a New Air Conditioning System Installation

Monday, May 28th, 2018

Is this the year when you have a new AC installation in Cherry Hill, NJ to keep your home cool? With summer weather approaching, right now is the best time to arrange for this service with our professionals.

But choosing a new air conditioner for your home isn’t a cut-and-dried process. You can’t walk into “Super Air Conditioning Mart” and point at a unit and say, “Yeah, I want that one.” Nor can you shop for a central air conditioner online and rely on customer reviews. A new air conditioning system requires careful consideration as well as work with licensed HVAC installers to make sure it’s the ideal system for the specific requirements of a home. Because there are more options for home cooling than ever before makes the selection process even more involved—and that’s just one more reason to work with professionals!

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