Air Mechanical, Inc. Blog

3 Common Early Season AC Repairs

May 30th, 2016

Early on in the air conditioning season, it’s a surprise when something goes wrong. But there are several AC repairs that we are often called about early on in the cooling season in Ham Lake, MN. Remember that annual maintenance visits can help out immensely, preventing that surprise element with a thorough inspection and getting the system into peak condition.

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3 Ways to Save More on Air Conditioning This Year

May 23rd, 2016

When your air conditioning system turns on for the summer, you might start to notice your bills going up and up. You want to save money on air conditioning, but you don’t want to turn off your system for the season or sacrifice any of your comfort. So what else can you do?

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Don’t Delay: Repair Your Heater Today!

May 16th, 2016

Summertime may be within arm’s reach, but you’re still using your heating system for a little longer if you’re in the Oak Grove, MN area. However, if you’ve noticed problems with the performance of your heating system, you may be tempted to wait to schedule repairs. After all, you’ll only need it for a little while longer before you’ll want to turn on your AC system.

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Aeroseal Duct Sealing: A Unique Heating and Cooling Fix

May 9th, 2016

When parts of your home seem warmer or cooler than the rest, your air conditioner or heater may not be at fault. Your forced-air system is designed to produce a certain amount of cool or warm air and move it into the rooms of the home. When your ventilation system was first installed, it was designed to keep airflow balanced throughout the home.

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Are You Ready to Upgrade Your Air Conditioner?

May 2nd, 2016

We know that the weather might not be as warm as it usually is once you start to think about your air conditioner. But if your air conditioner is almost to its breaking point (or if it finally broke down at the end of the last season) it’s time for you to replace it.

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What You Should Know about the Drainage System in Your Air Conditioner

April 25th, 2016

Your air conditioning system is not hooked up to your plumbing system—unless you have an evaporative cooler (which most people in our area do not). So why would water develop in an air conditioner? What happens to the water it produces? And why do some people have to deal with leaky air conditioners that damage their property? Learn the answers to these questions below!

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There’s No Air Blowing from My Home’s Air Vents

April 18th, 2016

Every now and again, we like to address some of the most common repair calls we receive from customers in our service area. This is one that any homeowner may come across, whether it’s an air conditioning system or a heater that’s affected: there’s no air coming from the vents. Here’s what you should know about this all-too-common issue.

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Spring Cleaning and Your Air Quality

April 11th, 2016

When you think of spring cleaning, you think of dusting hard-to-reach places, vacuuming in corners, and sorting through closets and storage spaces. All of this cleaning can make you feel a lot better about clutter and the surfaces in your home, but it can make matters a lot worse when it comes to your air quality. When you’re kicking up all that dust and debris during spring cleaning, you may want to think about spring cleaning your air as well. And the best way to do so is by calling a professional HVAC technician for a new indoor air quality installation.

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Is It Time to Replace My Heating System?

April 4th, 2016

Last month we discussed the importance and benefits of replacing your heater with a high-efficiency system: it will last longer, use less energy, and save you money. But how do you know when it’s time to replace your system? With winter slowly but surely coming to an end, now is the time to consider this. Whatever type of heating system you have, there is going to come a time when repairs aren’t enough. We’ve shared some indicators below that it may be time for a new heating system.

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What Does the AFUE Mean for My New Heater?

March 28th, 2016

AFUE is an acronym for Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency, and it measures how efficiently your furnace can utilize its fuel. Essentially, the more efficient your furnace is, the more heat you will get per unit of fuel. When it comes to getting a new heater, it’s essential to learn how to properly read AFUE ratings.

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