Hutchins Plumbing & Air Conditioning Blog : Archive for June, 2016

How to Size a New Air Conditioner

Monday, June 27th, 2016

If you’re in the market for a new air conditioner, now is the time to install it: early in the summer while you can still get a huge benefit from improved efficiency and similar features. Before you can install it, however, you need to get it sized: ensuring that the power levels match what your home needs exactly.  It takes a trained technician to do so, but fortunately, we’re skilled at sizing air conditioners as part of our normal installation procedures. Here’s how it all works.

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3 Signs You Need a New Air Conditioner

Monday, June 20th, 2016

Early summer is here, and residents of Frisco, TX will need their air conditioners functioning at full capacity if they want to keep their homes cool and comfortable. If your system is older, now is a good time to think about replacing it. Better to do so now and enjoy the benefits of a new system all summer than suffer a breakdown in the middle of a heat wave that necessitates you scrambling for a replacement option. Only you can decide if your old system requires replacing, but we have 3 quick guidelines that can help make that decision easier.

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Beware of Leaking Refrigerant in Your AC

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Summer is here in Plano, TX, in deed if not in actual date, and as such you need to be especially aware of problems with your air conditioner. A seemingly innocent little twitch can mean a potential breakdown, which you don’t want to arrive just when the latest heat wave is about to hit us like a wall of bricks. The sooner you can spot such air conditioning problems and get them resolved, the better prepared you’ll be for the high temperatures of summer.

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How Does a Zone Control System Work?

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Summer is on its way here in Garland, TX, and now is the time to consider any maintenance or upgrades to your air conditioning system. It’s tough to face those 100-degree days without one, and while your current system may be able to do the job, it can cost you an arm and a leg in the process. If your system is working well, but you’d like something to provide a few extra options, then we recommend installing a zone control system in your existing AC. It gives you a number of tangible benefits that can serve you quite well this summer.

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