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The Best Time to Tune-Up Your Air Conditioner in Phoenix

THE BEST TIME TO TUNE-UP YOUR A/C IN PHOENIX Summers in Phoenix can be brutal! With daily temperatures reaching as high as 120°F, it’s imperative that your air conditioning is working effectively to keep your home cool and your family comfortable. ACE Home Services is here for you, offering seasonal tune-ups to help keep your …

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Seven Ways Regular HVAC Maintenance Prevents Big Headaches

Some homeowners feel their initial investment in a complete heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) system – central air conditioner, air handler, and heating unit – is so high, that the system should take care of itself for a few years. Given a list of servicing plans, they may wonder, “Are HVAC maintenance plans worth it?” At ACE …

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Freon

Simply put, freon is used to cool warm air. Freon itself is a chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) and because of this it is being phased out of use in air conditioners. It cools the air through the HVAC unit’s compressor and system of coil by compressing R-22 gas until it is hot; at which point it moves …

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Dry-Charged Unit

In the past several years, air conditioning manufacturers have begun building heat pumps and A/C units that don’t have refrigerant added. These units are often referred to as “dry-charged units.” Air conditioners that are dry-charged can legally be sold throughout the United States, even though they are equipped to be used with older, R22 refrigerant …

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What Causes an HVAC Compressor to Burn Out & How Much Does it Cost to Replace?

Typical air conditioning systems consist of four main parts: a compressor, a condenser, an expansion valve, and an evaporator. The compressor in your A/C is a pivotal part in the cooling process, in which it intakes freon (refrigerant) and compresses the gas into a high temperature and pressure. The compressor will then emit a hot …

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Why Won’t My Air Conditioner Work? Seven Common Causes & Repairs

The hard-working HVAC companies servicing Phoenix homes and businesses throughout the hot summers nearly always deal with the same seven problems. Central air conditioners are marvels of technology, but when one of these seven problems surfaces, not even the hardiest system will perform well. Seven Causes & Repairs For a Broken Air Conditioner If you’re …

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Why is My Air Conditioner Not Blowing Cold Air?

The office staff members answering customer calls at ACE Home Services often check off this concern: “Air conditioner not blowing cold air,” which gets our HVAC technicians in the truck and on their way. Among HVAC companies in Phoenix, this is the most frequent call for help. In the high heat of summer, and in …

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4 Common Reasons Why Your AC Will Blow Hot Air This Summer

Phoenix summers are known for their intensity, with daily temperatures in the triple digits and air conditioning bills skyrocketing. If your A/C is blowing hot air during the summer, then you are already too late. Avoid this issue and have your unit inspected ahead of time. ACE’s expert staff can help you beat the heat! …

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