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How Short Cycling Harms Your AC System

August 19th, 2019

Is your air conditioner on your last nerve? The last thing you want your air conditioner to do during this time of year is cycle irregularly. You might not think about it in this way, but your air conditioner function in cycles. Your air conditioner turns on, runs for a period of time, stops, and then starts up a while later if your room starts to heat up again. This cycle shouldn’t happen in short intervals and it also shouldn’t take forever to start up again between each cycle. 

If you ever start to notice that your air conditioner runs in really short, irregular cycles, you’re going to need to call in a professional air conditioning technician. Our experts truly understand air conditioning in Olathe, KS and we can make sure that you get the air conditioning service that you deserve.

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Why an AC Tune-Up is Essential

August 8th, 2019
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Let’s be honest, HVAC systems are complicated. From refrigerant leaks to electrical failure, to short cycling, there can be a multitude of problems that come up with your standard central air unit. These are not problems that can be easily self-diagnosed or solved with a quick online search. They often occur on the hottest days with the highest humidity, rendering you hot, tired, and wondering what to do.

The best solution to a faulty air conditioner is making sure they never come up in the first place. Regularly scheduled AC tune-ups can notify a trusted technician when something doesn’t look right in your unit. Rather than wait for a heatwave or for your AC unit breaks down, it’s far cheaper and hassle-free to tune-up your AC unit before the season is in full swing. So why not strike before the iron is hot and call us for an air conditioning tune-up in Overland Park, KS today.

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5 Electrical Problems You Could Encounter this Summer

July 22nd, 2019

We know that no one likes a problem happening in their home, but electrical problems are the absolute worst. Electrical problems are inconvenient and can make it impossible to function in your home comfortably or conveniently. Imagine having to go through even one day without being able to turn on a light, charge your phone, or utilize any of your appliances!

If you run into an electrical problem this summer and realize that you need a professional for the job you can contact our professionals. We have the electricians in Olathe, KS and we pride ourselves on our code compliant, extensive services. Contact us today.

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Nope, It’s Not Too Late to Maintain Your AC System

July 8th, 2019

It’s summer and the heat has arrived here in Overland Park. We’ve had some really high peaks in our weather in the past couple of weeks, so we’re sure that you’ve turned to your thermostat and dialed down the temperature pretty low during some point this year. Maintenance is one of those things that ideally should be scheduled during the spring. Spring is the right time to do this because it allows you to prepare your air conditioning system for the high temperatures ahead.

While spring is the ideal time, it doesn’t mean that it’s the only time for you to schedule these services. If you need AC maintenance in Overland Park, KS, you can rely on our professional technicians. We’ll help you keep your home in great shape.

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Debunking 3 Common Air Conditioner Myths

June 24th, 2019
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If you have a central air conditioner in your home, it’s important to understand how this system works. Now, don’t get us wrong, we’re not asking you to know every single part in your system by name or to even to know each stage of the air conditioning process. All we’d like you to know is the basics.

We answer a lot of questions from homeowners across Kansas so we’ve compiled a few of the most common misconceptions below to guide our customers in the right direction. If you have trouble with your air conditioner and need air conditioning repair in Overland Park, KS, you can trust our professionals. If you’d like to learn more about how refrigerant works in your system keep reading below.

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Are You Ready to Replace Your Air Conditioner?

June 10th, 2019

Is it time to replace the air conditioner in your home? Sometimes it’s not so easy to be sure. The problem is that you don’t want to wait too long to replace your air conditioner and run into a bigger problem like an extended repair issue or a breakdown. The best thing that you can do is find a professional to assess your home.

If you read any of the blog content below and realize that you need to replace your air conditioner make sure you contact our professionals. We can walk you through your air conditioner replacement in Overland Park, KS with ease. We’ll make the process easy, cost-effective, and make sure you’re informed every single step of the way.

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Don’t Ignore These 3 Ductless Mini Split AC Problems

May 27th, 2019
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As we start turning on our air conditioners again this season, take a moment to really pay close attention to your ductless mini split system. Since this unit consists of separate air handlers, you’ll want to look at each one individually to ensure that no issues have cropped up. It’s easy to accidentally forget about one of the units in a room that you might not use as often.

The issues we’ve listed below will cause symptoms that are hard to ignore. In other cases, however, your mini split system might be suffering from issues that aren’t obvious. That’s why it always counts to have an AC repair expert to inspect your system for you.

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The Time for AC Maintenance Has Arrived

May 13th, 2019
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Uh oh… it’s already time for air conditioning maintenance! But don’t worry, AC maintenance isn’t anything to be scared about.

However, we do like to give it special attention just after winter. Not only is it easy to forget to schedule your maintenance tune-up, but there’s also the fact that neglecting maintenance is one of the worst ways to begin the air conditioning season.

In this post, we’ll explain why now is the best time for air conditioning maintenance, as well as why it’s in your best interest not to neglect it.

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The Perfect Time to Invest in a Geothermal System

April 29th, 2019
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A geothermal system is technically a heat pump, meaning it can be used to both cool or heat your home. So, if this system can be used during either the cold or the warm seasons, is there really a perfect time to invest in one of these systems?

Actually, the best time to install one of these systems has nothing to do with the season. Rather, it has to do entirely with you and your own situation. Keep reading and we’ll explain.

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Is Poor Insulation Keeping Your Home Cold?

April 15th, 2019
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Reduced heating power, higher heating bills, rooms that refuse to heat up… Noticing these signs of uneven or reduced temperatures is one of the first indications that your heater is in trouble.

But don’t go replacing your heater so quickly! It might simply be the case that your insulation, not your heater, is what needs replacement. We’ll explain how insulation works and some of the signs that you might need insulation and HVAC services in Mission, KS.

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