Roadrunner Air Conditioning, Heating & Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘AC Repair’

3 Sounds That Can Indicate AC Repair Needs

Monday, May 2nd, 2022
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One of the most frustrating parts of being a homeowner is that… well… sometimes something in your home is going to need a repair. And repairs can be expensive! This is especially true when it comes to your air conditioner. Your HVAC systems already use up about half of all your home’s energy, so needing repairs is like adding salt to a wound right?

It actually doesn’t need to be as dramatic as all that, though. The fact of the matter is, if you know the signs of a small, wear-and-tear issue in your air conditioner, you can generally get it fixed by one of our technicians relatively quickly and affordably. Things get expensive when you ignore repair needs for to long.

One of the most common signs of a wear-and-tear issue that needs addressing is unusual noises coming from your air conditioner. In this case, “unusual” means anything that’s outside of the normal sounds you hear from it as it operates from day-to-day. Read on to learn more!

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What Type of AC Should Be Your Next One?

Monday, October 4th, 2021

In our previous blog post, we discussed the benefits of making a heat pump system your next home comfort installation. But this isn’t your only option…

Choosing an air conditioner system for your home is about choosing the right system for your needs. Heat pumps may be a great choice for one homeowner but not another. And you shouldn’t choose a system simply because other people rave about it.

If you’ve been wondering what AC system should be your next one, we’d like to help. Knowing what options are available to you, and what can make them the right fit for your home and your comfort needs is often a great place to start. Let’s dig into what your system options are besides the heat pump.

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Heed These Signs That Your Air Conditioner Needs Professional Help

Tuesday, June 1st, 2021
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Your household’s central cooling system is one of the most important appliances you have in your home when it comes to comfort and quality of life, right? It’s also one of the most specialized—meaning when you need service on this system, you need a team with special training and knowledge on how to work with them. You also need professionals who will help keep your air conditioner in good shape through routine maintenance.

Professional maintenance allows our technicians to thoroughly inspect, clean, and adjust the components that need it within your system. This helps your system perform more reliably and efficiently, plus it will last longer and with fewer repair needs to boot! Of course, even with maintenance, your air conditioner will still occasionally need repairs as it succumbs to natural wear and tear. But how do you know when your AC system needs professional repairs? Keep an eye out for these indicators:

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“Isn’t Refrigerant Loss Normal for an AC System?”

Monday, May 18th, 2020

The short answer to this is “no.” Allow us to elaborate!

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Most homeowners don’t realize just how their air conditioner works, considering the complexity of modern cooling systems and the years of specialized training required to be a technician who can install and service them.

There are a few common misconceptions and misunderstandings about AC systems that can get in the way of properly caring for the system, and knowing when to call for repairs. One of the biggest misconceptions is how exactly refrigerant works, and we’d like to help clear this up.

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What to Do if You Hear Odd Noises from Your Air Conditioner

Monday, September 21st, 2015

Air conditioners make all sorts of noises during operation. If you’ve had your air conditioner for any length of time, you’re probably familiar with the kinds of noises that your air conditioner is supposed to make. What happens if your air conditioning system suddenly starts to make unusual noises, though? Read on to find out.

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