DeHart Plumbing, Heating, and Air Inc. Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Why Do AC Air Filters Need to be Regularly Changed?

Monday, April 26th, 2021
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You may have heard an HVAC technician tell you at some point that your air conditioner’s air filter needs to be changed. Have you wondered why? Maybe you assumed that a dirty air filter is an issue because it doesn’t protect your indoor air quality when it’s too clogged up. This isn’t quite right, though.

It’s true, when this air filter gets clogged up, it won’t be able to draw in particles from the air. However, that’s not even the purpose of this particular air filter. No, this air filter is in place to protect the interior components of the HVAC system itself. While it doesn’t hurt your indoor air quality, it’s actually in place to protect the integrity of the air conditioner.

So what happens when you don’t change your air filter regularly (every 1-3 months)? The following:

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Unique Ductless Repairs You Can Avoid

Monday, July 20th, 2020
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Are you considering the installation of a new ductless system this summer? When it comes to choosing a new air conditioner of any kind, there are a number of considerations to keep in mind. You want your cooling system to work as efficiently and effectively as possible for the years to come, after all.

This is why you should definitely work with an experienced contractor to find the best option for your specific needs and budget, while keeping in mind that only a professional can guarantee reliable work. Particularly when it comes to ductless heating and cooling.

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Sounds You Should Never Hear from Your AC

Monday, June 8th, 2020
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As temperatures begin to warm up even more and remind us that summer is well on its way, we’re starting to use our air conditioners on a more consistent basis. That said, our cooling systems go through a lot over the years, accumulating wear and tear faster than systems in cooler areas of the country. This also means they may even require repairs more often.

To avoid the biggest and most emergent of repair needs, it’s important that you schedule maintenance at least once a year for your cooling system. During this service, our pros will fully inspect clean, and adjust your system to ensure its efficient and effective operation. But with or without professional maintenance, your cooling system may show signs that it need repair—and often times those signs are in the form of strange noises. Read on as we uncover some sounds you should never hear from your AC system and what they mean.

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Are You Ready for a New AC?

Monday, May 25th, 2020

The air conditioner is one of the most important parts of your household. The summers can get pretty hot here, and you rely on the HVAC system to keep the entire family cool and comfortable.

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Here’s Why You’ve Got to Change Your AC’s Filter Now!

Monday, April 27th, 2020
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Winters in Modesto can get so cold that you can sometimes forget how hot the summers can be. While it is still a while to go until the temperatures start rising, you should remember that you will need to rely heavily on your AC to keep you cool. Taking care of your AC is crucial if you want it to continue taking care of you.

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Be on the Lookout for These Late-Season AC Repairs

Monday, September 16th, 2019
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It is the final stretch of the winter season, which means that your air conditioning system has to be ready for another round of a lot of hard work for the next few months. But often your air conditioning system is easily overlooked in the months it is not in use. And no matter how much you convince yourself to skip over out-of-season AC repair in Modesto, the truth is this is just the right time to get them. After all, the last thing you need when the spring arrives is to be stuck with a malfunctioning air conditioner.

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Quick! Schedule Your Repairs!

Monday, August 19th, 2019
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With summers right around the corner, you are probably already looking for the things you rely on for your outdoor fun, like a hat, a sunscreen, and an esky. But what about your indoor comfort? Is the single most important thing that keeps it cool when temperatures climb in prime condition?

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Don’t Delay Your Ductless Repairs

Monday, August 5th, 2019
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The most common type of HVAC system typically uses ductwork and vents. But lately, the ductless systems have quickly gained popularity as they are smooth running and quiet systems.

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It’s Time to Clean Out Those Ducts!

Monday, July 22nd, 2019
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Staying on top of regular HVAC maintenance is the ultimate way to keep it in its prime condition. Not only does it saves you a lot of money on repairs but also prolongs the lifespan of your HVAC system.

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Is It Time to Say Goodbye to Your Air Conditioner?

Monday, July 8th, 2019
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It is true that regular maintenance and careful use can extend the life of your air conditioner a great deal. However, there comes a time when even the best ones have run their course and it is just not cost-effective to keep repairing them.

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