Bartels Heating & Cooling Blog : Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Why Does My Air Conditioner Run Constantly?

Monday, May 29th, 2017

working-on-outside-unit-ACThere’s something comforting about the sound of the air conditioner in your home starting up for its next cycle–unless it never stops. Your air conditioner should only run until it reaches the temperature on the thermostat. Of course, on a hotter day, it will take longer to do so. Still, an air conditioner that runs nonstop, day and night, is not going to do the job properly.

So what’s going on with your air conditioner? And can you solve the problem on your own? That depends, but you can learn more by reading on or contacting one of our experienced AC technicians.

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Finding the Most Efficient Air Conditioning System for Your Home

Monday, May 1st, 2017

air-conditioning-condenser-wrenchIf you’re in the market for a new air conditioning system, it’s important to rely on expert technicians for the installation. Air conditioning experts will make sure that your new system is properly and safely installed, and that it operates smoothly for a long time to come. It’s not worth it to trust installation to an amateur, who may be unable to make sure the electrical connections and refrigerant are set properly, which could result in major damages.

Before your new air conditioner is professionally installed, you’ll need to decide on the right unit for your home. We recommend consulting a technician for this too, and you’ll see why in today’s guide. If you’re going over your options, read on for more information and call our air conditioning technicians in Mason, OH.

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Don’t Skip This Step Before Running Your Air Conditioner

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Air-Conditioner-Top-CondenserWe forget how vital air conditioners are until we are without any air conditioning on a hot summer day. Nobody wants to deal with a sudden air conditioning breakdown when they really need their systems to run. In order to help protect your air conditioner, there’s something we think you should do—or have done by a professional—before you use the system this season.

Don’t forget to clean the condenser coil, located inside the outdoor portion of your air conditioner. Today, we detail what makes this process so important, along with the tools professionals use to maintain an outdoor unit well before summertime.

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Spring Reminder: Change the Air Filter and Get the AC Ready

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

AC-filter-air-filtrationAs allergy season approaches, you might notice that the people in your household are sneezing and coughing a little more. Changing the air filter may help to alleviate allergy symptoms, which is part of why we recommend doing so each month or so. But did you know that this serves a different purpose when it comes to the state of your air conditioning system?

Changing the filter can actually help air flow through your air conditioner with ease and prevent sudden system failure. But that’s not the only step to take to prepare your air conditioner for spring. Read on to learn the importance of changing the air filter and what else you should do to get your AC ready for spring.

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Is It Too Early for Air Conditioning Service?

Monday, March 20th, 2017

AC-unit-flowerBelieve it or not, spring is here. That means beautiful scenery, better weather, and, unfortunately, air quality troubles. While we look forward to the weather soon to come, it’s easy to forget that it will soon be a lot warmer than we’d like to be when we try to get comfortable at home.

The air conditioning season is right around the corner. You cannot just assume that your air conditioner will work properly. And you’d probably rather not wait for a technician when your air conditioner is broken down in the middle of a hot, humid summer. Prevent that from happening by scheduling AC service this spring.

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How Humidity Affects Your Air Conditioning System

Monday, August 15th, 2016

The humidity in the air is not limited to the outdoors. If there’s a high amount of water vapor in the outdoor air, it’s probably carrying over to the indoors as well. And, if you don’t take care of it, the humidity could affect your air conditioner as well. Read about two common problems caused by high levels of moisture in the air in the guide below, then check out how you can maintain your system to prevent these issues.

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Upgrade to Energy Efficient AC Equipment Today

Monday, August 8th, 2016

We don’t want you to compromise on your home comfort. That’s why we install energy-efficient comfort equipment that helps you to save money over the years and offers a level of performance beyond what you would expect. It’s also why we offer financing option. We hope that local homeowners don’t feel stuck with inefficient HVAC equipment, so read on to learn how you can save with high-efficiency AC units.

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How Dirty AC Coils Affect Your Cooling

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Wondering why your air conditioner is not operating very efficiently in the middle of the summer? There could be a number of reasons for low efficiency and poor performance from your cooling system, but one of the most common is actually something that’s relatively easy to fix. Learn about how dirty AC coils make your air conditioner run less efficiently—and what these coils are meant to do—below.

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Is It Time for a Thermostat Upgrade?

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Many people wait to change out their thermostats until they absolutely have to. They wait until the thermostat completely ceases to work, or until they can no longer read the display. But this means they are living with an inefficient, inconvenient thermostat for many years—decades in many cases we’ve seen.

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Get the New Infinity® Remote Access Touch Control Thermostat

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Are you ready to make home comfort a whole lot easier, more comfortable, and more efficient? Save money, reduce the hassle, and make climate control simple with the help of smart technology. A smart thermostat allows you to control the temperature in your home from wherever you are, right from your smart phone.

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