ACI Northwest Blog : Archive for September, 2019

It’s That Time of Year: Schedule Your Heating Maintenance Today!

Monday, September 30th, 2019

technician-working-on-heaterThere is a chill in the air and the leaves have begun to change. September is almost at an end and you know what that means: It’s the best time of year to schedule maintenance for your HVAC!

Oh, and Halloween is coming. This spooky evening is another reason to make sure your HVAC is working so you aren’t worried about shivering while greeting all those trick-or-treaters.

Fall is the best season to service your heating system. Doing so allows you to reap the multitude of benefits that stem from ensuring your furnace or heat pump stays in great working order. Of course, these benefits only come with the care given by a professional HVAC technician like those at ACI Northwest.

Read on to learn more about what perks you experience when you opt to have your HVAC in Hayden, ID serviced by an ACI Northwest professional.

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Do You Have a Faulty Capacitor in Your AC?

Monday, September 16th, 2019

outside-air-conditioning-unit-with-tools-on-topYou may not realize just how complex of a system your air conditioner is, with various wires, switches, capacitors, and a number of other components working flawlessly together in order to make the delivery of cooled air into your home possible. And troubleshooting problems with this system is certainly no easy task.

This is why we never recommend that you play around with the inside of your air conditioner yourself if you suspect something is wrong.

If your cooling system isn’t working right, even if you’re certain it’s an electrical problem—actually, especially if you’re certain it’s an electrical problem—the best thing you can do is contact a trained and experienced professional. What is likely going on is a problem with one of your capacitors, if this is the case.

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Can Your AC Repair Needs Wait Until Next Fall?

Monday, September 2nd, 2019

top-view-of-an-outside-ac-unitIs your air conditioner acting up? Since it’s so close to the end of the summer anyway, it’s probably okay if you wait to call for repairs, right? We understand this temptation, but we urge you to reconsider.

It’s never a good idea to neglect an air conditioning problem, especially at the end of the season. Letting an air conditioner in disrepair just sit in wait until you need it again could leave you with even bigger, more urgent repair needs or worse—a completely broken down air conditioner.

But, do you know how to spot the signs that your air conditioner is, in fact, in need of repair?

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