Air Conditioning Articles

Why Is My Air Conditioner Blowing Hot Air?

May 15, 2024
Why Is My Air Conditioner Blowing Hot Air? Flushed man feeling hot in front of a fan.

Comfortable Design knows summer has truly begun when we start receiving repair calls about air conditioners blowing out hot air. Fortunately, our heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) experts can quickly get your AC back on track.

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3 Signs It’s Time for a New AC

April 15, 2024
3 Signs It’s Time for a New AC. Man in his living room sitting on a deckchair with his feet in a mini pool reading a book.

Should you repair or replace? That’s always the big question when it comes to major home systems like air conditioning (AC).

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When Do I Replace My Air Conditioner?

August 30, 2023
When Do I Replace My Air Conditioner? Woman cooling off in front of a fan.

Sometimes, life moves incredibly fast. You could have sworn you just bought your air conditioner. But lately, it doesn’t seem to be working so well. You check the box and are shocked to find out you’ve had it for a decade. Where did the time go?

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AC and Allergies

July 21, 2023
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Looking for additional methods to stop allergens from inhabiting your home? Comfortable Design has a team of home comfort experts ready to find the perfect solution for your lifestyle.

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What Are Zone Control Systems?

May 12, 2023
Green modern master bedroom with air conditioner - 3d rendering.

If you have a large home with multiple stories or a large household with family members who prefer different temperatures, consider installing a zone control system.

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Does an AC Help With Allergies?

March 16, 2023
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Whether you suffer from Wrightsville seasonal allergies or year-long allergens like pet dander or dust, your air conditioner can help you breathe easier.

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3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

July 8, 2022
Blog Title: 3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping Photo: woman getting a good night sleep

At Comfortable Design, we understand that depending on your air conditioner to run efficiently is crucial to helping you get the good night’s sleep you deserve.

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How Does Your Central Air Conditioner Cool Your Home?

June 16, 2022
High efficiency modern central air conditioner unit

Air conditioners do so much more than just cool, like dehumidify your home or business and help keep your inside air cleaner. Understanding a bit of its basic components and how they work can help you identify a problem or malfunction when it occurs. 

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Common AC Purchasing Mistakes to Avoid

May 18, 2022
Business man Accounting Calculating Cost of a new air conditioning unit in Lancaster

When it’s time to invest in a major home appliance like an air conditioner (AC), you want to be well informed. The good news is technology has made it easy to gather a great deal of information in a short period of time. The bad news is there are so many makes and models of air conditioners available, the entire process can get quickly overwhelming.

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Heat Pump or Air Conditioner: What You Need to Know

December 21, 2021
Think of an air conditioner and a heat pump as twins.

The professionals at Comfortable Design can make that choice easier by recommending a system that delivers the comfort level you want at a price you can afford. Our experts install, repair, and maintain both central air conditioners and heat pumps. 

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How to Properly Size an AC System

September 13, 2021
sir conditioner fan

In the heat of the summer, it’s easy to assume that bigger is better when it comes to air conditioning (AC) systems. Obviously, if you have an air conditioner that’s too small in your York home, you will not be able to keep your temperatures consistently low even if the unit is running constantly. 

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What Does AC SEER Mean?

July 15, 2021
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When it comes to your air conditioner (AC), a common term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) business you are likely to see everywhere is your air conditioner’s SEER. But what exactly is SEER?

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Heat Gain Prevention Tips

June 7, 2021
Man in a blue shirt does window installation

When you are in the middle of summer, it can be difficult to keep heat out of your York home even if you have your central air conditioning system going full blast. Our team at Comfortable Design wants to help you prevent heat from building up inside your home as much as possible so that your air conditioner can be more effective and efficient. Here are some tips to consider.

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AC Maintenance Checklist

April 13, 2021
Technician spraying chemical water onto air conditioner grid to clean

Here’s a comprehensive air conditioning maintenance checklist, courtesy of our professionals at Comfortable Design, to help keep your system in excellent working order.

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Is It Normal for My AC to Turn On and Off?

August 19, 2020
Hand open the lid of the air conditioner in the room

When an air conditioner (AC) turns on and off in rather quick successions, without running for longer periods, this is called short cycling. It’s fairly common, but when this happens it means there’s something wrong with your air conditioner. So what should you do?

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Check the Age of Your Air Conditioner

June 25, 2020
Old air compressor unit

Should you repair or replace? That’s always the big question when it comes to major home systems like air conditioning (AC). Repairs are easier on the pocketbook in the short run, but too many of them can add up.

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Do I Really Need an AC Tune-Up?

April 9, 2020
Repairman Checking Outside Air Conditioning Unit For Voltage

Home ownership comes with a great deal of responsibilities and an ever-growing to-do list. Add to that the responsibilities of a career and a family, and you see why modern life runs at a constant, fast pace here in Wrightsville. It’s easy to bump things like an air conditioner tune-up down the priority list, both in terms of time and money. It’s very likely you have higher priorities requiring more urgent attention than an air conditioner that seems to be working just fine.

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Why is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

April 25, 2019
Young brunette woman covering her ears with a pillow

It’s normal for your air conditioner to create some noise when running—that simply means it’s working. Although older units are typically louder than newer ones, all air conditioning noises are not the same.

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Four Things to Know About Your Air Conditioner

April 11, 2019
Close up of outdoor AC unit against a brick wall

Air conditioning isn’t exactly a stimulating topic to bring up at parties. It’s not something most people think about too excessively. But at Comfortable Design, we’re obsessed with it! We want to share with you some things that you may not have known about your air conditioner (AC).

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Get Your Spring Air Conditioning Maintenance

March 18, 2019
Technician filling out checklist

An air conditioner, just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At Comfortable Design, Inc., we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned once a year.

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Do I Really Need an AC Maintenance Inspection?

March 7, 2019
AC unit being cleaned

Summer is quickly approaching. On the most scorching of days, the last thing you’ll want to worry about is your HVAC system breaking down. That’s why you should schedule an inspection and tune-up for your air conditioner as part of your spring cleaning. You might not want to spend the money now, but a costly repair far outweighs the financial burden of an inspection.

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Why is my Air Conditioner Making Noise?

August 23, 2018
Couple covering their ears with pillows

Your air conditioning unit will always make some noise when running, and older units are louder than newer ones, so consider the age of your unit before getting too concerned about the noise that it is making. At Comfortable Design Inc., we recommend a maintenance inspection at least once a year to inspect the health of your air conditioner.

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How Do Air Conditioners Operate?

July 25, 2018
HVAC heating and air conditioning residential units

An air conditioner is a standard appliance in interior comfort. The Energy Information Administration reports that 87% of homes have an AC unit and they account for almost 20% of yearly electricity consumption in the US. At Comfortable Design, we believe that knowledge is power – the more you know about the appliances you are using, the more effectively you can operate them.

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Spring and Summer Money Saving Tips

June 25, 2018
Close up of grill with vegetables outside

With the dog days of summer just around the corner, you may be running your AC more and more. We want to go over some of the ways that you can save money and energy with your HVAC system this season.

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Why is My Air Conditioner Blowing Hot Air?

May 21, 2018
Hands against an air vent blowing warm air

Well, the sun is shining in Lancaster which means it might be time to spend the day outside. It also means that it is time to turn on your AC. What happens when you turn on your air conditioning unit and it blows hot or warm air? There are many reasons this might be happening. We want to keep you cool at Comfortable Design, so here are a few simple things that you can check before you call us or request service online.

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How to Save Money on Your Air Conditioning and Energy Bill in the Summer

April 27, 2018
Front of blue house with a wooden deck

The US Department of Energy says that air conditioning can account for up to 47% of your utility bill. At Comfortable Design we take energy efficiency seriously. Here in Lancaster, York and Wrightsville we understand that air conditioning is crucial for comfort during the hot months and our advice may help you save money on your monthly energy bill.

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