W.C. Butler Heating and Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘AC Repair’

Why Isn’t My AC Cooling?

Monday, June 17th, 2024

If you’re suddenly noticing that your air conditioner isn’t cooling your home down the way it once was, it’s probably time to schedule professional service for your AC. First, you can try a couple of troubleshooting tips to see if you can fix the problem easily yourself. But if these tricks don’t work, you need to leave the problem to our team of professionals to figure out.

Just give us a call for air conditioner repair in Moneta and let us know the problems you’re experiencing with your AC. We can get down to the root of the problem and fix it. In the meantime, keep reading to learn more about how you can troubleshoot with your AC when it isn’t cooling and learn about some of the factors that can impact your unit’s ability to cool your home.

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Signs Your Heat Pump Needs Repair

Monday, August 14th, 2023

A heat pump is a great investment for your home because it offers all-in-one heating and cooling. But, even the best systems will have repair needs here and there. Staying ahead of repairs is the golden rule for maintaining your heat pump so that it can have a long and efficient lifespan.

The best way to take care of your heat pump is to pay attention to how it operates and give our team a call for AC repair in Blue Ridge, VA, if you notice any unusual signs that could indicate something is wrong. You can keep reading to learn more about the signs of heat pump problems and how to stay ahead of a heat pump breakdown. 

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Year-Round Comfort: Why Air Conditioning with Heat Pumps Is a Game Changer

Monday, June 19th, 2023

When it comes to keeping your home cool, you want an air conditioner that works efficiently and provides adequate cooling. Each type of air conditioner is unique, and some work better than others.

If you’ve never had a heat pump system as an air conditioner, you may not be familiar with how they work. You can keep reading to learn more about the benefits of having a heat pump air conditioner. Then, give our team a call for all your heat pump needs, including heat pump repair in Roanoke, VA.

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Common Air Conditioning Problems and How They Can Be Fixed

Monday, June 5th, 2023

Most homeowners would love to avoid air conditioner problems altogether. A great way to do this is by knowing the signs of an AC issue and getting it fixed early before the problem worsens.

We are highlighting the top three reasons that we receive air conditioning repair calls so that you can watch out for the signs. If you do need AC repair in Salem, VA, our team is always here to help. In the meantime, you can keep reading to learn more about the signs of common AC problems and stay ahead of repairs.

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How Long Will an Air Conditioner Last

Monday, May 22nd, 2023

Whether you have an older or newer air conditioner, you may be wondering how much life is left in it. How long can you expect your air conditioner to last? It really depends on how well the system has been cared for over its entire lifespan.

But there is an average that you can expect to get out of your air conditioner. You can keep reading to learn more about the expected lifespan of an air conditioner, as well as AC replacement in Roanoke, VA. Then give our team a call to schedule your maintenance appointment and we can assess your current AC and estimate how much longer it will last based on wear and tear.

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Why Is Water Dripping From My AC?

Monday, May 8th, 2023

If you are not familiar with how your air conditioner works, it may feel alarming to see water dripping from the system. While leaks are always a problem, the presence of water inside your air conditioner is not. Either way, noticing a leak means that you need to call for AC repair in Roanoke, VA.

A leak can mean that your condensate drain pipe is clogged. Sometimes you can troubleshoot this problem on your own, but it is better to get an expert technician to look at your unit and make sure there is not a bigger problem at hand. Keep reading to learn more about what it means when water is dripping from your AC and what may be a problem.

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When You Should Repair Your AC Vs. Replace It

Monday, July 18th, 2022
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We’re nearing the traditionally hottest time of summer, and if you are experiencing any AC issues right now, then we imagine you’re feeling a bit panicked. We don’t blame you! Fortunately, though, we’re on your side and here to help.

Of course, you’re either going to hear one of two recommendations from us… repair your AC, or replace it. The latter may seem dramatic, but depending on the factors we’re going to cover below, it may be the best choice.

Be sure to reach out to our team to learn more about what AC options are on the market today, and how replacing or upgrading your air conditioner can benefit you. Read on!

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Your Guide to Air Conditioning Repair

Monday, June 6th, 2022

There are few things more frustrating than an air conditioning repair need when you just want comfort on a hot day. Fortunately, we aren’t at the peak of our warmer temperatures yet, so you still have time to schedule maintenance in order to help avoid repair needs (more on that below!)

But if you know you already need repairs, you may have questions before you give our team a call. We get it! We’ve addressed some of the most commonly asked AC repair questions we get in our guide below. Read on to learn more!

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Noisy AC? Don’t Ignore These Particular Sounds

Monday, May 10th, 2021
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It would be great if we had air conditioners that could self-diagnose themselves and then send us an alert through an app on our smartphones to tell us that something is amiss. To be honest, that’s probably not too much of a stretch for the future. Unfortunately, it’s not a reality quite yet.

For now, we do have to rely on other means to warn us that something is wrong with our air conditioning systems. Perhaps it’s a sudden drop in cooling power, or an unexpected rise in your energy bills. Or it might even be that your circuit breakers connected to your AC system are constantly tripping.

One of the most common signs that something is wrong with your air conditioner is that it’s making loud or unfamiliar noises. You know more than anyone the everyday sound of your HVAC systems. If something sounds strange, it’s worth giving our team a call.

So what kind of sound are we talking about? Read on!

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