WSB HVAC Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Central AC vs. Ductless AC: Is One Obviously Better?

Monday, June 5th, 2023

When it’s time to upgrade your air conditioner to a new system, you have a lot of options. Among those are central air conditioning and ductless mini split units. Both are popular and each one has its own unique pros and cons.

You can keep reading to learn more about AC installation in Issaquah, WA. Then give our team a call for your in-home assessment. If you’re still not sure which system to pick, we can help you decide based on your home floor plan and your expectations.

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Know the Limits of Your Air Conditioning System

Monday, May 22nd, 2023

Your air conditioner can do a lot for your home. It can offer cooler temperatures, improved indoor air quality and lower humidity levels. However, your air conditioner does have some limitations. It is important to understand these limitations so you don’t push your air conditioner too hard and cause extra wear and tear on the system. 

When you schedule air conditioning service in Bellevue, WA with our team, we can take a look at your air conditioner and give you an idea of if there is too much strain on the system. Then we can offer tips for how to lighten the load and give your air conditioner a break. In the meantime, you can keep reading to learn more about what you can expect your air conditioner to do based on its limitations. 

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Short-Cycling: What It Is and Why You Don’t Want It

Monday, May 8th, 2023

When your air conditioner operates normally, it rotates through cycles of being on to cool your house and then back off again once your desired indoor temperature is achieved. These cooling cycles have a standard length and if your AC does not stay on long enough it can lead to short cycling. 

If you pay attention, you can easily identify the signs of short cycling. And if you do, it’s time to call for AC repair in Bellevue, WA. If you’re not sure whether or not your AC is operating correctly or not, you can keep reading to learn more about how to identify short cycling and why it’s such a big problem. 

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That’s Right: Your Heat Pump Needs Biannual Maintenance

Monday, April 24th, 2023

We talk a lot about the importance of scheduling maintenance services for your air conditioner and heater. Preventative maintenance for your home appliances is an investment in your home and your family’s comfort. But each different type of heating and cooling system has different maintenance needs. For example, if you have a heat pump system, you need to schedule maintenance twice per year. 

If you want to schedule heat pump maintenance in Bellevue, our team is here to help. Give us a call. We can answer your questions about maximizing both heating and cooling with your heat pump as well as scheduling your maintenance appointment.

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Spring Is Here: Time to Get Your AC Running in Top Shape!

Monday, March 27th, 2023

Spring is here, and even though we still face some cool temperatures in the days ahead, we can finally look forward to the weather warming up. And you definitely want to make sure that your AC is ready to take on the heat of summer. But how do you do that?

The short answer is that you want to schedule AC maintenance sooner rather than later. If you think you need an AC tuneup in Bellevue, WA, our team can help. We are the AC experts in the area, and we can help you make sure your air conditioner is running at its best so you stay comfortable all spring and all summer long. 

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Was This Your Air Conditioner’s Last Summer?

Monday, September 12th, 2022

We’d strongly advise checking on your air conditioner in Bellevue, WA as the summer season winds down. Why? Because now is the time to determine if you need a system replacement.

After summer, older air conditioners are going to be more likely to start showing that they aren’t up to the task of cooling your home anymore. And if this is the case, your best bet is to replace your AC sooner than later. Upgrading an AC will save you time, money, and stress in the long run.

If you’re unsure whether or not this is your AC unit’s last summer serving your home, read on to see what the indicators are that you should check for.

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How to Tell Your AC Needs Repairs

Monday, August 15th, 2022

How is your air conditioner holding up? We’ve seen some pretty uncomfortable temperatures lately, so your system has gotten a fair amount of use. Even with maintenance, the added strain on your AC may be starting to create problems.

Air conditioner repairs are going to happen, that’s just a fact. The important thing is keeping them to a minimum with maintenance and addressing them promptly when they do pop up. We provide expert maintenance services to help keep your AC in optimal condition. We also provide expert repairs to address any issues quickly and effectively.

Here are some of the warning signs to watch for that will alert you to when it is time to schedule an AC repair in Bellevue, WA with us.

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Tips For Handling an AC Breakdown

Monday, August 1st, 2022

We are all about trying to get issues addressed before you have a system that breaks down. However, even with plenty of diligence and regular upkeep, there is a chance that a heatwave can take down an older air conditioner. It is a worst-case scenario.

Thankfully, WSB HVAC is prepared to handle worst-case scenarios too. If you ever find yourself with a cooling system that has completely broken down, come to our team for 24/7 air conditioner repairs in Bellevue, WA. In the interim, use the following guide to help you stay safe and cool until a technician arrives.

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Does Maintenance Prevent All Repairs?

Monday, July 18th, 2022

We hate to burst your bubble, but maintenance isn’t going to stop it from ever needing repairs. Truthfully, there is nothing that can prevent your AC from ever needing repairs. The goal that you should have is to keep repairs to a minimum. And, great news, maintenance can help you do that!

Maintenance doesn’t stop every repair, BUT it is still helpful. That’s why we provide this service to our customers! Rather than being all about fixing issues after they’ve already started to cause trouble for your comfort level, maintenance is meant to help prevent them in the first place! Here’s why AC maintenance is well worth the investment each year.

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Break Free and Go Ductless This Summer

Monday, July 4th, 2022

This is the time of year when multiple people are trying to enjoy extra time outdoors. Especially today, everyone is in a mood to BBQ, relax by the pool or the lake, or prepare a safe area to enjoy fireworks. When it is all said and done though, you’ll want to return to a nice, cool home at the end of the day.

But you may be getting fed up with the air conditioner that you have. If you’ve been trying to get by with window AC units or, worse, trying to make it through the summer just using fans, the heat may feel a bit like it is holding you captive.

So, if you are looking to boost your home comfort this season, it may be time to consider installing a ductless system in Bellevue, WA. This system will cool your home without anything like ductwork to hold you back. Learn more below!

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