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No, Ice on Your AC Is Never Normal

Monday, June 25th, 2018

Frozen air conditioning with icicleSummer is officially here, and you know what that means! It is only going to grow hotter than it already is. And when the peak of heat is upon us, you need an air conditioner you can rely on. So, if you suspect anything is wrong with yours—or if you pre-season maintenance—now is the time to call in a pro. Remember, only a trained HVAC professional should work with and diagnose problems in an air conditioner, since it involves potentially dangerous chemicals and heavy equipment.

But that doesn’t mean you can’t learn to spot the signs that something is amiss with yours, without a formal diagnosis. And when you do notice that, we are the team to call!

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Why Ice and Air Conditioners Don’t Mix

Monday, June 26th, 2017

ice-air-conditioners-dont-mixIt’s only natural that you rely on your professional HVAC technician to give you expert advice when it comes to your air conditioning equipment. So, if you’ve ever been told that it’s normal to see ice anywhere on your air conditioner—after all, cold air and ice go together…right?—then you’ve been misinformed.

We can understand why you might believe that this is normal. You feel chilled air coming from the vents, and what’s more natural than to have ice in that process? Unfortunately, this is not a sign that your air conditioner is doing its job. On the contrary, it’s actually an indication that you need air conditioning repairs in San Antonio, TX. Ice and air conditioners certainly don’t mix, and this development is a serious one not to be ignored.

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