South Air Inc. Blog

Why Your Heat Pump Is Stuck in Heating Mode

April 18th, 2016

Summer is just around the corner, and if you’re using a heat pump it’s time to make sure that it’s up to the task of keeping you cool. Since heat pumps are a bit more complex than traditional air conditioning systems, they are also susceptible to certain issues that other systems are not. It can be quite frustrating to turn on your heat pump this summer and find that it’s stuck in heating mode. If your heat pump is stuck in heating mode, read on to find out why.

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Does My Air Conditioner Need More Refrigerant?

April 11th, 2016

As we move closer to summer, more and more people are going to start scheduling maintenance for their air conditioners. One common concern that people voice to us is whether or not they need to put more refrigerant into their air conditioners. Let’s take a look at how your air conditioner makes use of refrigerant, and when you need to have it refilled.

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The Benefits of Installing a Heat Pump for Summer

April 4th, 2016

As the days get warmer, people are going to start relying on their air conditioners more often to keep their homes comfortable. Those whose air conditioners are not able to last another season are going to need to find new systems before the hottest weather of the year hits. If you’re in the market for a new air conditioning system this year, take a look at the benefits that a heat pump can provide. Read on for more information.

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Call for Repairs if Your Air Conditioner Is Doing This

March 28th, 2016

An air conditioner can develop all kinds of different issues over time, especially during the increased strain of the summer season. Not all air conditioning issues are created equal, however. Some AC problems are a much bigger threat to the system than others. For example, if your air conditioner is turning itself on and off every couple of minutes, you have a big problem. Let’s take a look at short cycling, and why it’s such a threat to your AC.

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Signs That You Have an Air Conditioning Problem

March 21st, 2016

Summer is coming, and while it may not be as dramatic as winter, it offers its own set of challenges. Many homeowners are going to start using their air conditioning systems more and more often in order to keep cool as the months progress. That added use means more strain on the system, which means greater chances for problems to occur. If you’re using an air conditioner to keep cool right now, you should keep an eye out for the following symptoms that your system has a problem.

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How to Tell if You Need a New Air Conditioner

March 14th, 2016

Summer is just a short ways away, and the days are already starting to heat up. Now is the time to make sure that your home is ready for the warmest months of the year. For some of us, that is going to mean finding a new air conditioning system. If you’re not sure whether or not you need a new air conditioning system before summer starts, read on.

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When Should I Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance?

March 7th, 2016

Winter is behind us, and spring is just beginning. The weather is just starting to warm up, and that means it’s time to schedule preventive air conditioner maintenance. If you want your air conditioner to be able to cope with keeping your home cool during the summer, preventive maintenance is a must. Read on to find out why preventive maintenance is so important for your air conditioner’s health and efficiency.

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Why Your Furnace Isn’t Starting

February 29th, 2016

Failed ignition is a common furnace problem, and a frustrating one when you’re trying to keep your home comfortably warm. Some furnace problems, while obnoxious, still allow you to at least use your furnace until you can get it fixed. With this, though, there really isn’t much you can do. While you’re waiting for your HVAC technician to arrive, have a look at these reasons why your furnace may not be starting.

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Signs That You Need a New Heat Pump

February 22nd, 2016

Heat pumps are put under roughly twice as much stress as other climate control systems, due to their use as both air conditioning and heating systems. However, as long as you take good care of your system you can count on it lasting a pretty long time. At some point, though, your heat pump is just not going to be able to keep up with the strain. It’s a good idea to be familiar with the signs that your heat pump is reaching the end of its service life. You don’t want your system to suddenly die on you when you need it most, after all. Let’s take a look at some signs that you need a new heat pump.

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Why It’s a Good Idea to Have a Whole House Dehumidifier

February 15th, 2016

Quick question: how many times have you heard the phrase “at least it’s a dry heat?” Probably so many times that if you never hear it again, it will be too soon. There’s a reason that phrase is used so often, though, especially in Georgia. High humidity is actually a pretty big problem for both your comfort and your home. Read on to find out more, and why it’s a good idea to have a whole-house dehumidifier installed in your home.

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