Mack Morris Heating & Air Conditioning Blog

It Is Time For A Heater Tune-Up?

October 19th, 2020

furnace-technicianThe weather is starting to cool off at long last. We are reveling in the days when simply cracking a couple of windows can keep the home pleasantly cool and comfortable. However, temperatures are going to continue dropping over the next few weeks and it is likely that you’ve noticed our evenings are already pretty chilly. That’s right: it is just about time to kick your heater into action.

Before you do that, we want to make sure that your heating system is ready to do its job right. Anytime you are about to turn on your heating system for the first time that year, it is vital that you make sure you have a professional look it over beforehand.

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Is Your Heat Pump Ready for the Switch?

October 5th, 2020

ductless-blowerYour heat pump mini split is a system you can rely on to keep you comfortable throughout the year. These systems can be ideal for homes around this area, but that doesn’t mean that they can simply switch between modes without any hassle. Well, okay, in most cases, you can switch your heat pump from cooling to heating mode without any trouble. This doesn’t mean that a little prep work on your part won’t help though.

Temperatures around here are already starting to cool down. If you haven’t started to use your heat pump for heating your home just yet, you likely will be in the coming weeks. You can use some of the tips below to help ensure your heat pump is ready to switch modes to continue keeping you comfortable.

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Problems From a Dirty Air Conditioner

September 21st, 2020

dirty-old-acWhen it comes to cleaning around your home, the things you usually think about are dusting the furniture and vacuuming the floors. But do you ever think about cleaning your Troy, VA, HVAC system? If not, don’t worry, most people don’t! Keeping your system clean, though it may seem odd, is going to make a big difference for your comfort and your monthly bills.

If you didn’t know that your air conditioning system can get dirty or that built-up debris can cause problems, it is a good idea to learn a bit more now. This is especially important when you start noticing issues with a dirty evaporator coil.

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Here’s Why Your AC System Is Leaking

September 7th, 2020

service-timeWhen you talk about something leaking, your first instinct is to check your plumbing lines. These aren’t the only things that can spring a leak however. Your air conditioner may be the system in your home that is leaking. While this system serves a much different purpose than your pipes or drains, the response to a leak should be the same—get it fixed!

When you need air conditioning repair in Charlottesville, VA, you can turn to Mack Morris Heating & Air Conditioning. We can identify what is causing the leak in your AC unit and get the issue resolved so you can enjoy a properly cooled home again.

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5 AC Sounds You Should Be on the Alert For

August 24th, 2020

Have you found yourself groaning when you turn on your air conditioner because your cool air now comes with an obnoxious noise that you would rather not deal with? You should be annoyed–because that noise is bad news. Your air conditioner isn’t meant to run silently. Even a heavy whoosh of air can be heard from the most modern, updated, well-maintained system. But loud, annoying, grating sounds are not to be ignored or brushed off because they are a sign something is up with the air conditioner.

If your system is making weird or worrying sounds, don’t hesitate to reach out to us for air conditioning repairs in Charlottesville, VA.

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Tips to Boost Your AC Efficiency

August 10th, 2020

condenserStaying cool during a Virginia summer is no easy feat, but with a reliable and effective air conditioner it shouldn’t be too hard to keep your home comfortable. Even if your air conditioning in Palmyra, VA is working well, this doesn’t mean there isn’t room for improvement.

We have some great tips to help you boost the energy efficiency in your home without asking you to sacrifice comfort. Between the advice we offer here and our expert services, you can feel assured that you’ll enjoy a season of optimal comfort without any unexpected costs.

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Don’t Ignore Low Refrigerant Levels

July 27th, 2020

AC-manifoldThe team at Mack Morris Heating & Air Conditioning are the pros who work hard to keep you comfortable at home all year long. One way that we do this is, of course, by providing prompt and effective services that keep your HVAC system in great condition. The other way that we help our customers is by keeping them informed on how their systems work so they know when something is wrong and they need to call us.

On that note, today we want to discuss your air conditioning system’s refrigerant. We know that you probably don’t have the tools necessary to check your refrigerant level, but that doesn’t mean you can’t stay alert for warning signs that the level is low.

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Is Something Up With Your Ducts?

July 13th, 2020

Your ductwork is like the delivery system for your air conditioning unit. Without your ducts, the cool air that your AC creates won’t end up going anywhere, or, it will end up outside of your home rather than inside your home where it belongs. That is why duct leaks or breaks are a problem and, thankfully, they are problems that we can help with.

The technicians at Mack Morris Heating & Air Conditioning can help figure out what might be going on with your ductwork and provide services to address the issues that are going to hinder your comfort the most.

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Office Closure for Independence Day

June 30th, 2020

We want to celebrate the birth of our nation with you and the community, so we are giving our team the day off on Friday, July 3rd.

However, if your air conditioner breaks down, we will still be available for emergency services. We will have an emergency tech on call.

Hopefully you will have a safe and festive 4th of July weekend.

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The Perks of a Packaged HVAC System

June 29th, 2020

rooftop-acHaving a home without room for a split air conditioning system or a commercial business that may need to have its AC adjusted over time isn’t a good reason to go without reliable cooling power during summer. After all, when you live or work in Charlottesville, you need to have a good system you can trust to keep you comfortable while you are indoors.

So, what do you do if you simply can’t accommodate the usual split AC system? You can opt for having one of our technicians install packaged HVAC units in Charlottesville, VA in your home or business.

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