When your air conditioning suddenly burns out or stops working, we definitely consider it an AC emergency for homeowners here in greater Cincinnati. That’s because our high mid-summer temperatures (which often continue through the night) can be dangerous for local families. If this happens to you, Rick’s Heating & Cooling provides emergency AC repair—around the clock—to quickly restore your home comfort.
Most Cincinnati homeowners will go through an AC repair-or-replace dilemma at some point in their lives, and we’re here with some expert advice to help you decide if it makes more economic sense to keep repairing your old AC system—or replace it with a new, modern and energy efficient cooling system. The decision is not always cut and dried, and personal concerns come into play of course, but here we’ll share some guidelines that will make your choice easier.
It’s important to have a schedule for changing your HVAC system’s air filter, and also to check it more often whenever you’ve been using your AC (or heating system) intensely. Check your owner’s manual for the preferred air filter replacement interval, which may be monthly.
If you notice that the filter is dirty, change it, even if it isn’t time for your scheduled filter change (or your filter clean-and-replace, depending upon your system). Is poor indoor air quality (IAQ) that big of a deal? Yes, says the EPA, who considers bad IAQ one of the major risks to public health.
As spring hits the Morrow and Cincinnati communities, thoughts of cleaning up come to the minds of many homeowners. While you’re dusting and vacuuming and cleaning windows, don’t forget to clean your home’s indoor air. In fact, if you want your home to be a healthy place to live, indoor air quality should be one of your top priorities. Here are some tips to help you spring clean your indoor air this spring.
Is it time for a new air conditioner? If you’re asking yourself this question, you’re probably dealing with an old, inefficient cooling system that’s on its last leg. Sometimes, when your system breaks down completely, the answer is obvious, but at other times, it’s less so. At Rick’s Heating & Cooling, we want you to feel confident in your decision for an air conditioner replacement, which is why we’ve put together a list of warning signs to watch out for.