ACI Northwest Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

5 Signs Your AC Needs Repairs

Monday, May 9th, 2022
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We know it is still a little early in the year to see the need for AC repairs. It feels like you’ve barely started to use the system! If anything, though, this means it is even more important to address any repair needs that have popped up in your air conditioning in Coeur d’Alene, ID promptly. Those repair needs will only get worse the longer they stick around.

When you notice any of the following warning signs, you should reach out to our team to schedule repairs. The sooner you get your system fixed, the better off you’ll be.

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Your Options For Your Next AC Unit

Monday, April 11th, 2022
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Spring is here and summer will soon follow. While it may not be a concern now, we want you to think into the future and ask yourself if your AC system is ready for the heat to come. If you have been struggling to keep cool in the past couple of summers, chances are strong that you may be due for a new system altogether.

If you are on the hunt for a new system for your next AC installation in Coeur d’ Alene, ID, it is a good idea to start the process by narrowing down your options. To help, we’ve provided a quick guide to tell you about the different AC systems that you might choose from so you can feel better equipped to select the right one for your needs.

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You Can Schedule End-of-Season Maintenance Too

Monday, August 16th, 2021
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One of the services that we can talk all day about is maintenance. After all, it is one of the most cost-effective ways to make a big difference in the operation of your AC system. But if you’ve ever heard us discuss maintenance before, you’ve probably heard it said that this is a springtime service. So why are we bringing it up now, when we are getting further from spring and closer to fall? Because maintenance can still make a difference.

If you have an air conditioner that has been running hard all season, it may be good to also invest in a tune-up toward the end of summer. When a professional performs this air conditioning service in Coeur d’Alene, ID, it will benefit your AC by ensuring it works optimally for the rest of the season and that it will be less likely to develop a repair need by next summer.

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“Why Isn’t MY AC Blowing Cold Air?”

Monday, July 19th, 2021

Summers can get pretty oppressive around here, which is why many residents in the area are glad to have a good air conditioner to keep them cool. You are one of these individuals, but you’ve started to discover that your air conditioner isn’t operating as reliably as you might like. In fact, it isn’t really cooling your home at all because the air it produces isn’t cool!

When your AC starts to act up, especially when we are about to head into the hottest months of the year, it can be pretty stressful. Without the right approach, you may be struggling through several months without reliable cooling for the home which can mess with your comfort in a multitude of ways.

When your air conditioner acts up, it is a good idea to reach out for professional air conditioning repair in Hayden, ID to get the core problem fixed so you can enjoy a cool home again. Here are some possible issues that may be causing your AC to produce lukewarm air.

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Tips For Peak AC Efficiency This Season

Monday, May 10th, 2021

outside unit of an air conditioner sitting on pile of moneyWe may still be in the midst of spring, but don’t be fooled–summer is coming. And when the heatwave arrives, you’ll be glad you have powerful air conditioning in Coeur d’Alene, ID to keep your home cool and livable. The only catch here is that you might be worried about the cooling bills this season.

Even with great maintenance and upkeep, you might be noticing that your energy bills are higher than you’d like. Maybe they aren’t spiking but they are simply a bit more expensive than in previous years. This is likely due to something hindering your system’s efficiency.

We can help. We’re providing some helpful tips that will ensure you get the best “bang for your buck” from your air conditioner this summer. And, if those energy bills continue to rise, we’re also here to help with maintenance, repairs, and more to get things back to normal again.

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Can You Get AC Maintenance Done Now?

Friday, May 7th, 2021

Haven’t gotten your AC maintenance in several years? Wondering if it’s too late to start now? 

When it comes to AC maintenance, it’s better late than never. Regular AC maintenance is essential to running your unit smoothly for years to come. You can save money and inconvenience due to expensive repairs. 

It’s not always obvious to the untrained eye if an AC unit is in need of a tune-up. However, there are a few red flags to look for, in which case, you should immediately schedule AC maintenance services in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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5 Sounds You Don’t Want to Hear From Your AC Unit

Monday, August 17th, 2020

outside-air-conditioning-unit-with-tools-on-topWhen you turn on your air conditioner, you should be able to enjoy the cooling comfort you need and be able to hear yourself think at the same time. If that isn’t the case and your AC system instead sounds like it is going to fall apart, don’t ignore it. Reach out to the pros at ACI Northwest for prompt repair services.

First things first, however: you are going to need to know what the sounds are that you don’t want to hear. That way you know when to contact us to get repairs so you can help your system make the sounds you do want to hear.

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When It Is Time for a New Air Conditioner

Monday, June 22nd, 2020

determining-if-electric-heat-pump-is-right-for-youThe last thing that anyone wants as the days get longer and hotter is to discover that their air conditioner is getting weaker and less reliable. However, this is a situation that many residents across the greater Coeur D’Alene and Spokane area encounter at least once in their lives.

Realizing that your AC is starting to break down without a chance of recovery isn’t a good feeling, but thankfully this situation isn’t without hope. Catching the warning signs of an AC that needs to retire gives you a chance to schedule an air conditioning replacement in Spokane before you are left without a cooling system for days or weeks on end.

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Would a Ductless AC Be Good For You?

Monday, June 8th, 2020

woman-with-ductless-air-handlerSummer is just around the corner, and, with how high the temperatures can get here in Coeur d’Alene, you don’t want to be caught without an effective air conditioning system. If you don’t already have a good AC system, it might be time to consider having a whole-home system installed. If you have concerns about a central air conditioner, you might want to learn a bit more about ductless air conditioning systems in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

These types of cooling systems are a great option for homes throughout our city. They have a good amount of benefits that come with them that we think you should know about.

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Have You Checked Your Filter Yet?

Monday, May 25th, 2020

changing-air-filter-ac-ready-summerThere are a lot of different parts to your air conditioning system that work together to help it do its job. From your evaporator coil to the fans that blow your cool air through the house, each part of your AC has to work together and work well to help you achieve the comfort you are looking for. But there is one part of your system that doesn’t move at all and yet it plays just as important a role in keeping that cool air flowing.

We are talking about your air filter. The air filter in your air conditioner plays an important role not only is keeping the air flowing through your system, but also in allowing your system to do its job. All too often this part of the AC gets ignored but we want to explain why you want to add checking your filter to your regular list of “to-dos.”

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