Categories for Air Conditioner Service

How to Prepare Your AC for the Summer

June 21, 2021 7:08 pm

Is your air conditioning unit ready to handle the heat of summer? Higher temperatures mean your AC unit will have to work extra hard. This is why it’s important to provide your AC with proper maintenance and perform repairs when necessary. Examples of good AC unit maintenance include cleaning air filters, scheduling routine professional services and repairing any leaks. Read on to learn more about these and other maintenance tips for getting your AC unit ready to run smoothly all summer: Clean or replace the air filters: This is one of the most important steps in proper AC unit maintenance.... View Article

Prepare Your AC for Spring

March 3, 2021 5:35 pm

It is difficult to believe, but spring is just around the corner! The warmer temperatures will be a relief, but your HVAC maintenance needs will change. Your AC unit has likely sat through snow and rain and needs a little attention before you call for AC maintenance in Portage, MI. Here are four things you can do today to prepare your AC for spring: Start cleaning: Winter wreaks havoc on all outdoor units, and now is the time to start cleaning them off. Remove leaves and branches, and wipe off the mud. Be careful if any sticks or branches are... View Article

How Does Air Pressure in Your AC Work?

February 5, 2021 12:10 am

Those who believe in the paranormal may tell you that doors opening by themselves or certain rooms feeling colder than others are signs that there are ghosts in the house. Before you get too freaked out and move out of your home, though, HVAC professionals have an explanation: an airflow imbalance. Continue reading to learn about AC air pressure in Portage, MI and how it affects your home: Positive air pressure: When a home has positive air pressure, the interior air pressure is too high. All of that excess pressure has to get out somehow, leading to doors suddenly opening... View Article

How Often Should AC Units Be Inspected?

October 16, 2020 10:15 pm

Home and business owners rely on their air conditioners to keep their buildings cool and comfortable during the summer months. While you might not be using your AC system as much now that fall is here, it’s still important to make sure your AC system is cared for properly so it continues to perform reliably once the warm weather returns. One of the best ways to keep an AC system in great working order is to get an AC inspection in Portage, MI. Keep reading to learn more about why this is so helpful. What’s an AC inspection? An AC... View Article

How to Effectively Cool Your Third Story

July 3, 2020 11:08 pm

Having a large home or townhouse can be a great thing. You get some significant living space to stretch out and store your belongings in, and the sense of space can really add to your decorating options and your family’s happiness. However, there are some potential drawbacks to living in a home that has as many as three stories—for example, it can be quite difficult to cool the third floor. Since heat rises, keeping the upper floor cool and comfortable can be a challenge. Fortunately, our quarter century of experience at All Brands Heating & Cooling has given us some... View Article