Aurora Plumbing Company Blog: Posts Tagged ‘AC Repair’

What You Should Know About Refrigerant

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

white-question-mark-on-a-blue-backgroundYou may have heard the term Freon before. This is actually a brand name given to a very important component within your air conditioner, and that’s chemical refrigerant. Without this refrigerant, your cooling system is nothing more than a large house fan. Fans can certainly help out a bit in hot weather, however if you really want to achieve comfort during the summer, then you need a highly effective and efficient air conditioner. And for that, you need refrigerant.

What many homeowners don’t understand is just how refrigerant works in their air conditioner. As such, a common question we get from homeowners is, “how often do I need to refill Freon?” The short answer to how often you should have to replace—what we call recharge—refrigerant is, “hopefully never!” We’ll explain below.

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AC Repairs Are Often Preventable: Schedule Maintenance Today!

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Have you ever been faced with a sudden AC breakdown in the summer? It’s not something any homeowner wants to deal with. You may have to abandon your plans for the day to find a technician willing to come out for an emergency service call, not to mention the unexpected cost. But what if we told you that you could prevent repairs by calling a technician on your own time, so that you’re not inconvenienced later on in the summer season?

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