Aurora Plumbing Company Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Repairs’

Top 5 Methods for Improving AC Efficiency

Monday, June 22nd, 2020

outdoor-ac-unit-with-clipboard-on-itSummer is officially here! If you’re not already, you’ll be using your air conditioner on a daily basis very soon. So now is a great time to start thinking about how you can save money without sacrificing comfort. During this season, when you need your cooling system the most, it’s vital that you get the most out of it, right?

When your air conditioner is operating as efficiently as possible, you don’t need to worry about costly energy bills. Fortunately, there are many simple things you can do to boost your air conditioner’s efficiency. Read on as we uncover our top 5 tips for boosting your air conditioner’s efficiency.

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Problems You Don’t Expect from Your Air Conditioner

Monday, May 27th, 2019

top-view-of-outdoor-air-conditioning-unitA worn down fan belt, a breach in ductwork, a dirty evaporator coil—these all have something in common. They are typical problems for an air conditioner to experience. And, they’re all issues that you can usually prevent altogether, so long as you stay on top of routine professional maintenance. In fact, professional maintenance can help prevent about 85% of the repair needs your air conditioner would ever need throughout its lifespan!

However, what about unexpected or uncommon AC problems? Issues that you should never have to deal with or that are so rare you don’t hear about them very much? They do happen, and it’s wise to be aware of what they are so that if you are impacted, you won’t be caught off guard, and you’ll know to call our pros for service right away.

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Strange AC Noises and What They Mean

Monday, June 26th, 2017

strange-ac-noises-meanIt’s that time of year again—the time where air conditioners are put on full-blast for most of the daylight hours in order for homeowners to keep their households cool and comfortable. More use, however, means more strain on the system, which equates to more of an opportunity for a system breakdown. It’s important to be aware of when you might need air conditioning repairs in Highlands Ranch, CO.

One of the easiest warning signs to identify whether you do in fact need air conditioning repairs or not, is the presence of strange or unfamiliar noises while your air conditioner is operating. If your air conditioner does in fact make odd sounds, then keep reading to find out what they may mean.

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What You Need to Know about the Refrigerant Phase-Out

Monday, May 1st, 2017


One of the most common misconceptions that homeowners have about their air conditioners is that refrigerant, commonly referred to as Freon, needs to be refilled (recharged) on a regular basis. The contrary is actually true—your refrigerant should ideally never need to be recharged, as your cooling system is supplied with enough during installation to last its entire lifespan.

Another very important thing to know about your system’s refrigerant is that if you are utilizing an older AC system with R-22 in it, then your refrigerant is about to be fully phased out, due to the harmful effects that it has on the environment. Fortunately, however, if it is time to replace your cooling system then you needn’t look too far for quality AC replacement services!

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My Air Conditioner Is Making Too Much Noise!

Monday, August 1st, 2016

As we’ve already progressed well into summer, you’ve more than likely been using your air conditioning system on a very consistent basis. Hopefully in doing so, you haven’t run into any detrimental problems. Of course if you have, our expertly trained and licensed technicians are here to help you out, but how do you know for certain it’s even time to call for AC repairs?

Noise complaints are one of the most frequent service calls we get. Of course, your air conditioner is never going to be completely silent; such an AC system doesn’t exist. But an unfamiliar noise is more often than not a sign that something unusual is happening with your AC system. Below we’ve listed a few particular noises you should be aware of.

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Understanding the Important Role of Refrigerant in Your Air Conditioner

Monday, July 11th, 2016

Do you ever think about the refrigerant in your air conditioner? Chances are if you’re an average homeowner, you don’t! However, it actually plays a very important role, as without the right amount in your system, your air conditioner simply can’t do its job.

To ensure that your air conditioner is in its best working condition and that it operates correctly for years to come, you should know the basics of how it functions. Read below to learn more about the vital role that refrigerant plays in your air conditioner, and possible problems that can arise.

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Is Your Air Conditioner Short-Cycling? Here’s Why!

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Summer is officially here and boy do we know it! Temperatures have certainly crept up in recent weeks. Hopefully, you haven’t run into any detrimental problems with your air conditioner this season. But if you have noticed any troubling symptoms, it could be time to call for repairs.

One of the most common AC problems we hear of today is a system that cycles on and off rapidly while inefficiently cooling the home that it is in. This process, called short-cycling, can occur in a poorly installed air conditioner or even a well-maintained system. As advanced and complex as these systems have become, they are not invulnerable.

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Be Aware of These Common Air Conditioning Repair Needs

Monday, May 16th, 2016

It may not be summer yet, but with temperatures steadily creeping up towards the 80s, we are reminded that it does get warm here. With that, you want to make sure that your air conditioner is ready for summer by scheduling a maintenance appointment. More importantly, you want to know what repair issues you may be facing this season.

Understanding common air conditioning repair needs can help you prepare your budget. This way, you’ll be less likely to be surprised by an air conditioning issue that prevents you from using your system when you need it the most. Keep reading for some common air conditioner problems that homeowners face.

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