Are you the kind of person who wants the best of the best? The SEER rating on your AC is should be 23 (the highest available at time of writing). But the diamond package, highest efficiency air conditioner isn’t right for everyone. Most families are more comfortable purchasing a mid-seer unit with a more manageable initial-cost … Continue reading How to Know Exactly What Your New AC Will Cost to Run.
It’s hot out there. Luckily, you’re comfortable inside with the air conditioner keeping that muggy awfulness at bay. It would be a terrible shame if your air conditioner were to shut down unexpectedly! It really would. We aren’t cartoon villains here. But sometimes luck conspires against you, and the air conditioner you trust to keep … Continue reading Common AC Problems Ajax Homeowners Might Encounter
What if we told you it’s possible to spend less money on your bills this summer without sacrificing any of the convenience you enjoy? Most of our household bills come from just a couple places in the summer, and it doesn’t take a lot of work to slash those bills to pieces. Follow these tips … Continue reading Some Simple Ways to Save Energy This Summer
It’s only mid April but we’ve already had some nice warm days. That might signal some serious heat coming our way this summer If your family is like so many others east of Toronto, cutting back on energy use (and those horrendous monthly bills that came from running the air conditioner constantly) is a priority. We … Continue reading A Baker’s Dozen Ways to Keep Cool at Home this Summer
This summer has convinced a lot of people to get some form of air conditioning installed. Are you among them? If you are, a ductless air conditioning system might be the smartest investment (and if you live east of Toronto and own an older home, it’s probably the best way to keep your house cool). Everything … Continue reading What is a Ductless Air Conditioner?
One of the most common air conditioning issues is also one of the most damaging: a leaky system. Water can leak from an air conditioning system and into a home. Depending on the position of the indoor portion of the unit, it may leak into a room of the home and damage valuables or the walls, cabinetry, or flooring.
When you are tracking down the perfect air conditioning system for your new home, choosing a quality brand and a model that is the right size for your home are both important, as is finding a system with the features you will want throughout the life of the system.
We’ve heard it time and time again: an air conditioner stops cooling sufficiently and someone says, “Do you think it just needs more Freon?” Freon is a trademarked name by Dupont, a term that is usually used in place of the generic term refrigerant.
You take your car to the mechanic for an oil change regularly because you want it to perform well and remain as fuel-efficient as possible. Your car is an important part of your life, just as your air conditioner is an important part of your home, which is why we think you should put the same amount of care and maintenance into this system.
In our area, it’s not strange to see pipes and other components of your home freezing—but not in the summer! When your air conditioner freezes, you should treated it as an air conditioning emergency.