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

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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Is Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer?

Monday, March 1st, 2021

It may not be too warm right now, but we all know that higher temperatures are on their way. We also know that spring and summer in Raleigh aren’t just warm, they can be downright toasty. Our question for you is this: is your AC ready for the heat?

You haven’t used your air conditioner for months, so this question may not be the easiest to answer. After all, unless you start using your AC unit again, you won’t know if something is wrong with it.

That is why we suggest you schedule a tune-up at this point in the year. Getting air conditioner maintenance service in Raleigh can ensure that your system is ready when things really warm up in the next month or two.

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Make Sure Your Heat Pump is Ready to Switch Modes

Monday, October 12th, 2020
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You want to keep your home as comfortable as possible all year long, right? To do that, you need reliable systems to heat and cool your home as the weather changes. Or, you could enjoy that comfort being provided by just one system: your heat pump mini split.

Thanks to a little part called a reversing valve, your heat pump can switch the direction that its refrigerant flows so that, rather than absorbing heat, it releases heat into your home. This is a unique ability that you shouldn’t take for granted. Use the tips listed here to help prepare your heat pump to switch modes this season.

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What Factors Impact Your AC Installation?

Monday, September 28th, 2020
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Are you looking at installing a new air conditioning system for your home? Whether you are looking at a replacement for an old system or you need a first-time AC installation in Raleigh, NC, you want the job to be done correctly. To do this, every factor that can impact the operation of your air conditioner has to be considered.

We are talking about more than just the type of system you want to choose. There are other factors that have to be taken into account when installing a new AC unit that a professional will be able to address.

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Is It Time for an AC Replacement?

Monday, September 14th, 2020

Certain businesses have popped out the pumpkin spice lattes early and discussions of the fall season are coming up more and more. But that doesn’t mean our area is done with the heat. Because we are in North Carolina, we still have several weeks left of high temperatures and this is not the time to lose your air conditioner.

The truth is however that this may have been the last summer that your air conditioner can keep your home cool. If your AC system is on its last leg, you’ll need help from an HVAC contractor in Holly Springs, NC to get your home comfortable again. That’s where we come in.

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What Does That Sound Mean?

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

Running your air conditioner to cool down the home shouldn’t cause noises that are so loud you can’t hear yourself think. In fact, many modern air conditioning systems are able to run without making much noise at all. While some models may make a certain amount of noise, such as a hefty whoosh of air or a small amount of clicking during start-up, there are plenty of sounds that should serve as a warning of trouble.

We want to give you some input on what the sounds are that your system may create which are a warning that you need AC repair in Garner, NC. What’s more, if you pick up on any of these sounds, please make sure to reach out to Sloan Service Company, Inc. to schedule those repairs.

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