How to Optimize Your HVAC System as a Pet Owner

June 5, 2024

Pets are wonderful members of our home. Yet, pet hair and dander can be a challenge to your HVAC system as it tries to provide you with clean indoor air. Here we explain several ways to get the most out of your HVAC when you are a pet owner. Maintaining Air Filters HVAC systems accumulate dust and dirt over time, but pets tend to contribute more particles to your system. Pet hair and dander can clog your HVAC filters and keep your system from running efficiently. One way to help address this issue is to

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How to Troubleshoot Uneven Cooling in Your Home

May 1, 2024

During the scorching Las Vegas summer, it’s imperative that you have consistent, reliable air conditioning in your home. Unfortunately, it’s rather common for cooling problems to arise unexpectedly. In some cases, these issues can be confusing, occurring out of nowhere and for no apparent reason. One of the most common examples of this is uneven cooling, which is a problem sometimes referred to as “hot and cold spots.” For example, when you have your AC running, the living room may be at the perfect temperature. However, when you get up and walk into your bedroom, you

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Is Opening Windows or Running the AC Better for Nighttime Comfort?

August 5, 2023

Nighttime comfort is essential for a restful and rejuvenating sleep. Two primary factors that can significantly influence your comfort during the night are opening windows and running the air conditioning (AC). Read on to learn about their advantages and drawbacks. Both Have Advantages There is no one right answer to the question of opening windows or running the AC at night. Here are advantages of each choice. Benefits of keeping windows open at night include: Improved air circulation and freshness Natural cooling and temperature regulation Connection with

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Is It Wise to Turn Your Air Conditioner Off When Leaving Home?

July 13, 2023

Keeping your Las Vegas, NV home cool can consume a lot of energy. This is especially true if your air conditioner is running full-blast all the time. Although turning your cooling system off before you leave home seems like an easy way to lower your carbon footprint and your energy bills, it’s hardly the right solution. Whether leaving for work or for a short vacation, it’s best to leave your AC on. Making a slight adjustment to your thermostat setting is a far preferable way to generate savings. Read on to find out why. Your Air Conditioner

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Regular Servicing of Your Mini-Split System

July 1, 2023

Owning a mini-split air conditioning system can be a great way to have comfort and convenience in your home. But like all other air conditioning systems and HVAC equipment, it needs regular servicing in order to keep it running smoothly and efficiently. Regular servicing is important, without it, it can lead to premature system failure. Understanding Mini-Splits Mini-splits are air conditioning systems that consist of an indoor unit connected to an outdoor compressor by way of refrigerant lines. A compressor will draw hot air from inside your home and push it outside, while drawing

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4 Possible Reasons Your AC Isn’t Putting Our Cold Air

June 1, 2023

The extreme Las Vegas heat makes it essential for your home’s air conditioning to keep functioning effectively. Without a working AC system, your residence could quickly become so hot that it puts you at a risk of heat stroke. Consequently, it’s important that you regularly monitor your AC system to ensure it is cooling effectively and doesn’t have any major issues. An air conditioning system that stops putting out cold air is an obvious and serious problem, but it may be something you can solve on your own fairly easily. Regardless of whether you have a traditional central AC unit

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5 Ways to Get Your Air Conditioning System Summer Ready

April 3, 2023

As the warmer months approach, we start to look forward to enjoying the longer days and all that summer has to offer. But with the rising temperatures comes the need for reliable air conditioning to keep our homes cool and comfortable. Just as we perform some annual spring cleaning around the house, it’s essential to prepare your air conditioning system for its busiest season. The following are necessary steps to take to ensure your air conditioner is running efficiently and effectively so that you can relax and enjoy the heat without any unexpected hiccups. 1.

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5 Reasons Why Air Conditioners Short Cycle and How to Prevent It

October 5, 2022

Nothing is quite so pleasing as hearing your air conditioner kick into action on a hot, stuffy day. However, if the AC in your Las Vegas, Nevada home quickly cycles back off, you have a problem. This immediate halt is a common phenomenon known as short cycling. Short cycling expedites air conditioner wear and decreases the overall lifespan of cooling equipment. It also delays the relief that overheated residents are waiting for and drives home energy bills up. What Is Short Cycling? A short cycling air conditioner powers up and then rapidly turns itself back

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Why It Is Important to Call an HVAC Technician to Replace Your AC Motor

September 19, 2022

Your air conditioning system relies on three different motors to function. Inside your home is a motor that powers the blower fan and draws hot air into the system and blows cold air back out. There are also two separate motors in the outdoor condenser unit. One runs the condenser fan and helps to release heat and cool down the refrigerant. The other is the compressor motor, which circulates refrigerant and also compresses it to reduce its temperature. Should any of these motors give out and need to be replaced, it is vital that you call a certified HVAC technician

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Capacitors in AC systems: What Are They and Can You Replace Them?

August 17, 2022

If you have an air conditioning system in your home, then you have AC capacitors. But what are they? What do they do? In this blog post, we will elaborate on what they are, how they function in a heating system and explain their benefits. The AC capacitor is a device that stores electrical energy. It is connected to the compressor of your air conditioning system. The purpose of the AC capacitor is to help start the compressor when the air conditioner is turned on. The capacitor provides a boost of power to the compressor, which

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