Bell Home Solutions Blog : Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Winterize Your Air Conditioner Today

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

winterize-air-conditioningWe’re well past the point where your air conditioner will be needed for the winter, and most homes in the area have already switched to heating instead of air conditioning to keep their homes comfortable. But that’s just one step. If you haven’t already, you should strongly consider winterizing your air conditioner before the weather gets any colder. It will help your system better endure the wear and tear of the cold months, and ensure that it’s ready to go ass soon as you need it next spring. The following steps will help you do so.

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How to Change an Air Filter in Your HVAC System

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

The arrival of fall means your air conditioner will be seeing less and less use as your heating system steps up to handle the job of keeping your home comfortable. That makes this time of year an ideal opportunity to perform a little TLC on your HVAC system, to help ensure that it performs as efficiently as possible. Ideally, you should schedule a maintenance session from a qualified HVAC service to help correct any little problems that may crop up (as well as checking for lager issues that may be brewing). But if you’ve already done so in the past 12 months (at the beginning of summer, for example), you can still take a few steps to keep the system running at its peak.

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Winterizing Your Air Conditioner

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

winterizing-air-conditionersCool weather tends to come early here in Colorado, and with the coming of September comes a similar need to fire up our heaters and eventually shut off our air conditioners until next spring. There are steps to this process that you can and should take to help protect your air conditioner during the off-season and help lower the effects of the weather on it and ensure that it’s ready to go when you need it in 2018. We’ve included a few steps here.

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Could Your Home Benefit from Ductless Air Conditioning?

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

ductless-air-conditioningMost of us are used to traditional centralized air conditioners to cool our homes in the summer. They cool the air in a single unit, then distribute it to the corners of your home via a system of ducts. The system is effective and easy to use, but it’s not right for every home. Some houses in the area were built before the advent of air conditioning and aren’t able to physically support a system of ducts. Others possess architectural quirks that make centralized air impractical, and even some homes that possess central air could use a means of making their air conditioning more cost effective and less wasteful.

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Change Your AC Air Filter if You Want it to Stay in Good Shape This Summer

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

air-conditionerWhen it comes to keeping your air conditioner as healthy as possible this summer, the best thing to do is schedule professional maintenance services. If you want something that you personally can do to help your air conditioner operate properly, though, you can always make sure that your air filter is kept in good shape.

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Should I Repair or Replace My Air Conditioner?

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

air-conditioning-serviceSummer is the most stressful time of year for air conditioning systems. That means that your air conditioner is more likely to develop issues of various kinds during the summer, and might even break down permanently. If your air conditioner is having issues, and you’re not sure whether to repair or replace it, read on to find out.

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Why You Should Replace Your AC’s Air Filter This Summer

Monday, July 24th, 2017

clean-air-filterThere are a lot of different steps you can take to make sure that your air conditioner is ready to deal with the summer heat. Preventive maintenance, for example, can make your system up to 40% more effective and 90% less likely to develop problems. If you’re looking for something you can do personally to make sure that your system stays in good condition, though, there is one major thing that can help: changing the air filter. Let’s have a look at why the air filter is such an important part of the air conditioning system, and why you need to change it every few months.

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How to Keep Your Air Conditioner in Good Shape

Monday, May 15th, 2017

air-conditioner-technicianIt’s in your best interest to make sure that your air conditioner is in good shape, especially during the summer, when demand on it is at its highest. Going into summer without taking proper steps is a great way to ensure that your air conditioner develops more problems. It may even have a shorter lifespan, if you let it happen too often. If you’re looking for ways to make sure that your air conditioner stays in top condition for as long as possible, follow the tips below.

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Keep an Eye Out for These Air Conditioning Issues

Monday, May 1st, 2017

air-conditioning-serviceWith summer on the horizon, you’re going to be relying on your air conditioner on a regular basis to keep cool over the next couple of months. As the demand on the system increases, you should be watchful for any problems that might develop. Air conditioners are far more likely to have problems crop up during the summer, when the stress on the system is higher than during other seasons. If you want to limit the possible damage various problems can cause, you need to catch them as early as possible so that they can be repaired. Have a look at these common air conditioning problems, and the symptoms they cause.

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If Your Air Conditioner is Making These Noises, Call for Repairs

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

With the weather heating up, you’re going to be relying on your air conditioner more and more often. More demand means more wear and tear on the system, which means it will be more likely to develop problems. You need to be able to identify possible issues with your air conditioner early if you want to keep the system from becoming damaged. One of the most common warning signs that your air conditioner is in trouble is strange noises coming from the system.

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