Mack Morris Heating & Air Conditioning Blog

Why Is My AC Blowing Warm Air?

June 18th, 2018

question-markThere are a number of problems with your air conditioning system that could understandably slip under your radar. Many are not immediately obvious, and their symptoms may be quite hard to detect at first. When it comes to an AC that is blowing warm air, however, the problem is fairly obvious. Or, rather, that particular symptom is obvious. For, you see, there are actually a number of potential causes of this problem. That tends to be the case with AC issues, which is why a professional diagnosis is so important.

If you notice that your air conditioning in Charlottesville, VA is quite lackluster, do not hesitate to reach out to a member of our team. The longer that you hold off on doing so, the more likely it becomes that your air conditioner will suffer damages due to your inaction. Plus, even if the system is up and running, there is no way that you’re going to be getting the level of comfort that you deserve if the air that it is pumping out is too warm!

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Making Your AC Installation a Success

June 4th, 2018

AC-toolsInvesting in a brand new air conditioning system is, for most homeowners, a pretty major expense. As is the case with any investment that you make, you want to be sure that you are going to get the best return possible on the investment made in your new home cooling system. That is why you should take the time to guarantee that your AC installation in Charlottesville, VA is a total success. How can you do that?

Just read on! We’ve put together today’s post to help those homeowners considering a new air conditioner make the best of it. If you’re looking into your options right now, then your head may be spinning a bit. Do not rush into this decision just to get it done and out of the way. It is far too important for that. With these tips in mind, you’ll be able to make the different decisions surrounding your AC replacement confidently.

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Signs That Your AC Is in Trouble

May 21st, 2018

red-thermometerSome homeowners seem to think that the fact that their air conditioners are starting up and producing some cold air means that they’re working well enough. Well, our team thinks that you deserve more than “well enough”. You deserve the best performance that your air conditioner can possibly provide, and we’re here to help you get it! The fact is that no AC is going to function at peak performance levels unless it is kept in peak working condition.

The best way in which to keep your system working with such high-performance quality is to schedule routine, annual maintenance for your system. Your air conditioner puts in a lot of work over the course of the summer season, and some wear and tear is not just to be expected: it’s unavoidable. While routine maintenance will definitely help to protect your system and its overall performance, however, you are still going to require professional AC repairs in Charlottesville, VA eventually.

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Your Air Conditioner Needs a Fresh Air Filter

May 14th, 2018

man-with-filterBy and large, air conditioning maintenance is something that you are going to need to leave to trained, experienced professionals. There is just too much that must be done, and much of it is much too complex for the average homeowner or even a general handyman or woman to handle on his or her own.

This does not mean, however, that there is nothing that you can do in an effort to keep your air conditioner functioning properly. In fact, one of the most important tasks to handle is one of the simplest: changing the air filter. When you keep a fresh air filter in your air conditioner, you really are helping it to succeed. Here’s why you need to keep a fresh air filter in your AC in Charlottesville, VA.

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Cooling Your Home More Efficiently

May 7th, 2018

woman-too-hotNobody wants to drain their budget just to keep their home comfortable. We’d love to tell you that you can cool your home for free, but even investing in a solar energy system and powering an AC that way won’t quite fit that bill. The best thing that we can do is tell you how to cool your home more efficiently for a more affordable experience—without having to replace your entire AC system in Charlottesville with a high-efficiency model!

Now,  you may be thinking that there is a catch here, and we understand that. Consumers are often at the mercy of contractors looking to make a few quick bucks. As our history of satisfying customers will attest to, however,  that is not something that you need to worry about when you work with our team. We’re here to make sure that you are able to cool your home in an affordable manner this summer—nothing more! So read on and contact us with any questions that you may have. 

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Why Refrigerant Leaks Are Serious Business

April 23rd, 2018

outdoor-ac-unitSome people might say that we are spoiled in this day and age, at least as far as our expectations for comfort in our homes are concerned. Well, those same people will realize that we aren’t spoiled the day that their air conditioning systems give out on them. Air conditioners are a necessity when the heat of summer is at its highest. Any problems with your air conditioner in Charlottesville, VA are cause for major concern, especially when the summer season is in full swing.

This is precisely why it is so important that you learn to recognize the warning signs that problems are developing with your home cooling system. What types of problems are we talking about?  Well, today we are specifically focusing on refrigerant leaks. Not only are these among the most common problems that homeowners encounter with their ACs, but they are also—and unfortunately—among the most common. Be sure to keep these tips in mind, and let us know the moment that you suspect any trouble with your system.

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AC Replacement: Is It Time?

April 17th, 2018

We are getting ready to make the move into the cooling season. Is your air conditioner equally prepared? If you are not sure, that alone is reason enough to start thinking about an air conditioning replacement in Charlottesville, VA. Now, we know that you want to get your money’s worth out of your existing air conditioning system—but that does not mean that you should run it into the ground before replacing it.

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Today, we are going to give you some tips to help you decide if the time for an air conditioning replacement has finally arrived. We won’t try to sell you on upgrades and replacements that you don’t need, of course. So keep the following information in mind, and schedule your  AC replacement with Mack Morris Heating & Air Conditioning.

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Why Use a Ductless System?

April 9th, 2018

ductless-blowerAre you thinking about replacing your air conditioner before the heat of summer really settles in? Are you moving into a new home and want to familiarize yourself with the different HVAC system options out there? Whatever the case may be, you’d be remiss to overlook the many benefits that the ductless mini split has to offer. We’re seeing more and more interest in ductless systems in Charlottesville, VA, which is really not much of a surprise to us.

The ways in which a ductless system can benefit homes and homeowners are many, and we want to help you better understand them with today’s post. Now, as is the case with any HVAC system, the ductless mini split is not going to be the right system for everyone. That being said, for those that it is right for, there is a lot to love. So read on, and remember that we are here to handle any HVAC services, for systems ductless or otherwise, that you may need.

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Is Your Air Conditioner Ready for the Cooling Season?

March 26th, 2018

AC-topviewIt is coming up pretty soon, so you better hope so! But why not do better than “hope”? Why not know for certain that your air conditioning system will be there for you when you need it most? No, there is no air conditioner that is going to function reliably at all times. All mechanical systems, your AC included, will require repairs eventually. Routine AC maintenance in Charlottesville, VA will help to keep your air conditioner as dependable as possible, though.

The heat of summer can really strain an air conditioning system, so you want to be sure that you’ve done everything possible to prepare your air conditioner for the hottest time of the year. The last thing that you want to do is to encounter AC repair needs just when you need your system the most, and only because you failed to get your system back into the great working condition necessary for a successful operation. Keep these tips in mind, and leave your AC services to us.

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3 Ways to Save Energy on Heating and Cooling

March 19th, 2018

Air-conditioning-moneyWe all love an opportunity to save a little money. Free samples, in-store coupons, and price comparisons are something nearly all of us have probably taken part in. So why is it so hard for us to take the right steps to save money in our own homes?

Usually, it’s because we don’t really know how to start. A little bit of effort can lower your bills more than expected, while a big change can help quite a lot. Whatever you choose to do, it will be worth it in the end when you see your monthly bills!

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