Sloan Service Company, Inc. Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Ice Doesn’t Belong In Your AC

Monday, August 2nd, 2021

We think about ice and we think of cool temperatures, right? Ice is great in a glass of water or your favorite drink to cool it down (we like iced coffee ourselves). It can also be good in a cooler to keep those picnic goodies preserved. Ice should be found in your freezer, for sure.

Ice should NOT be in your air conditioner.

There are definitely people who see ice collecting inside of their AC and think that it means their system is simply working especially well. This is the opposite of the truth. The buildup of ice in an air conditioner is a symptom of problems that require AC repair in Knightdale, NC.

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These Noises Mean Trouble For Your AC

Monday, July 5th, 2021
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Is your air conditioning system making noises that you haven’t noticed before? Modern air conditioners are designed to run without producing too much noise. While no air conditioner works completely silently, it is a good idea to keep your ears open for any sounds it shouldn’t make. If your air conditioner is making strange noises, it could be a sign of significant trouble, and you might need to schedule our services for AC repair in Cary, NC, to deal with it on time.

This guide will tell you about some of the noises that mean trouble for your AC so that you know when to call us for repairs before it is too late.

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4 Reasons to Switch to a Heat Pump

Monday, June 21st, 2021
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Let’s say you are in the market for a new air conditioner. You aren’t alone! Whether it is a replacement or you are just ready to ditch that old window unit, we can help you with your AC installation in Raleigh, NC.

The whole process is going to start with the selection of your new air conditioning unit. You aren’t forced to stick with a traditional system like a central AC. There are other options out there. One great option to consider is the heat pump.

Let us tell you more about what makes the heat pump mini split such a great option for a modern home comfort system.

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“Does My Heat Pump Need Fewer Repairs?”

Monday, June 7th, 2021
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Heat pumps are incredible systems. After all, they are able to offer year-round temperature control. This wonderful two-for-one system is becoming rapidly more popular throughout the country, not to mention in North Carolina. However, while these systems are gaining popularity there are also plenty of misconceptions that follow this.

While a misunderstanding about your heat pump is a common issue, it can also be the thing that causes problems for the longevity of your system. That’s why we want to clarify some things about your heat pump. The more your know about your system the better you will be able to determine when you need a heat pump repair in Raleigh, NC.

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How Serious Is a Refrigerant Leak?

Monday, May 24th, 2021

Over time your air conditioner is likely to run into its fair share of trouble. Even with regular maintenance services each year, the best air conditioning system will still need repairs on occasion. One of the biggest repair needs that your AC unit may have is getting a refrigerant leak fixed.

Your AC is set up to have the perfect amount of refrigerant at the perfect pressure to last its entire lifespan. If the system starts to lose refrigerant, it will prove problematic. So how serious is a refrigerant leak? We are happy to explain so you know that this issue requires an immediate AC repair in Wake Forest, NC.

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Is Your AC Ready To Retire?

Monday, May 10th, 2021
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Nothing lasts forever. It’s unfortunate but true. And it applies to your AC system. After years of doing its best to keep you cool during our summer season, your air conditioner may finally be ready to call it quits.

Here’s the thing: an air conditioning replacement isn’t a cheap service. You want to make sure that you do need a replacement rather than just an AC repair in Wake Forest, NC. It may be helpful to know what the warning signs are for both of these issues so you know when to reach out to a professional technician for help.

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Need to Install a New AC? Here’s Why You Shouldn’t DIY

Monday, April 26th, 2021
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Have you finally purchased a new air conditioner and are looking for AC installation in Cary, NC

Selecting a new air conditioning system is a relatively easy task; it’s the AC installation that makes it somewhat tricky. However, even if you think you can do it yourself, you probably should let the professionals take the lead.

Depending on the size of your unit, you may have spent anywhere between $1,500 to $4,000 for your brand-new air conditioner. Wouldn’t it be a shame if all that money went to waste? Saving money is just one of the many reasons to hire a professional for the AC installation.

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Top 5 Repairs a Ductless AC May Need 

Monday, April 12th, 2021

An air conditioner is most likely to break down during the summers when the heat is unbearable. When the sweltering sun has you feeling uncomfortable in your own home, waiting to get the AC fixed is an added hassle. Prevent an AC breakdown with regular checkups and repairs.

Following are some common repairs that your ductless AC may need: 

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Don’t Ignore These AC Noises

Monday, March 29th, 2021

It would be amazing if our ACs could talk and let us know when there’s a problem that needs to be addressed. While this could be possible in the near future, you must pay attention to what your AC is telling you by the noises it makes, as they are one of the easiest and obvious indicators of trouble.  

ACs can make a noise every now and then. Although not all of them are alarming, some may indicate that it’s time for repairs.  

Are you curious to know what different kinds of AC noises mean? Here are a few examples to help you identify the problem so that you can call an HVAC technician for air conditioner repair: 

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Should You Install a Central AC or a Heat Pump?

Monday, March 15th, 2021
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It is important to make sure you have a trustworthy air conditioning system when you live around here. If you don’t have an air conditioning system that can keep your home cool throughout the summer just yet, it is a great idea to contact us to discuss an AC installation in Raleigh, NC. Our team can offer you great options for efficient AC systems and provide the installation services you need to ensure the installation is done right.

When you are in the process of finding a new air conditioner for your home, you should consider all of the available options. We can help to install central air conditioners or heat pump systems. Here’s some information on these options to help you choose between them.

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