Fulmer Heating & Cooling Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Come To Fulmer To Install Your New AC Unit

Monday, September 19th, 2022

Getting a new air conditioner in your house is no small task and it isn’t a cheap endevour either. We understand why most people want to put off this service for as long as possible, if only for budgetary concerns. With that said though, we have some good news for you.

First, we can help you handle every aspect of your system installation or replacement. Secondly, we offer promotions and financing options that are going to make things a lot easier on your budget. Let’s make sure that your home is comfortable without breaking the bank.

Continue Reading

Why a Heat Pump Could Be a Great Match For Your Home

Monday, August 22nd, 2022

You are on the hunt for a good Columbia, SC HVAC system so now is the right time to learn more about what a heat pump mini split system can offer you.

You can think of a heat pump as something like an “all-in-one” comfort system. We’ll get into that more below. For now, we want to say that a heat pump can be a great match for any home as long as it is installed professionally.

The team at Fulmer Heating & Cooling can provide that professional installation when you need it. We can also tell you everything you need to know about heat pumps so you feel more confident about your choice.

Let’s learn a bit more about what sets heat pumps apart…and what may make one a great match for your home comfort needs.

Continue Reading

How Your AC Does What It Does

Monday, August 8th, 2022

There are situations when it helps to understand how something works. Why? So that way you can better identify when it isn’t working properly. This is exactly why we want to give you a quick rundown of how your AC works.

Here is a brief overview of how your air conditioner in Columbia operates. Understanding the ins and outs of the cooling system’s process will help you determine more easily if and when you should call in one of our technicians.

Continue Reading

Why A Loss of Refrigerant Is a Problem

Monday, July 11th, 2022

Refrigerant is the substance in your system that makes cooling your home possible. This chemical is cycled between liquid and gas form in order to pull heat out of the air from your home. Without refrigerant, your AC wouldn’t be much more than an oversized (and exoensive) fan!

Contrary to popular belief, refrigerant doesn’t get used up the way that fuel does. It is cycled repeatedly. In fact, your AC is installed with the appropriate amount of refrigerant to last it throughout its lifetime.

What does it mean when you start to lose refrigerant? It means that you need to schedule an air conditioning repair in Lexington, SC.

Continue Reading

Why You Need a Pro For Your AC Install

Monday, June 13th, 2022

Things are already heating up and you need a working air conditioner in your home. The sooner you get this system up and running the better! Time to find a good online tutorial and…

Let’s stop you there. There are plenty of DIY projects that you can do in your home but an air conditioning installation in Columbia, SC (or anywhere else) is NOT one of them. AC installations are a task that should always be left to professionals.

Yes, having a professional technician install your air conditioner is costly but it is also cost-effective. Let’s look at the many reasons why a professional system installation is well worth every penny.

Continue Reading

5 Sounds Your AC Is Not Meant to Make

Monday, May 16th, 2022

If you turn on your car or your computer and notice that the machine is making a concerning sound, odds are that you’ll start to investigate what is causing that noise. In almost every case, we understand that new noises from our machine are an indicator of trouble. Your AC system is no exception to the rule!

A cooling system that has begun to make new and worrisome noises is one that likely need air conditioning repair in Columbia, SC. If you aren’t sure which noises are good or bad to hear from your AC, we can help. Read on to learn about 5 noises you don’t want to hear from your air conditioner so you know when to reach out to us for repairs.

Continue Reading

What Happens When Your Evaporator Coil Gets Dirty

Monday, May 2nd, 2022

There is a highly important part of your air conditioner known as the evaporator coil. This part of the system is where the cooling process really happens. Refrigerant is cycled through the evaporator coil where it is evaporated into a gaseous state. This allows it to absorb heat which creates cooler air for your home.

 Without your evaporator coil in proper working condition, you will notice that there are some problems with your air conditioner’s operation. 

Let us explain what can happen if your evaporator coil gets too dirty and why it can quickly become a big problem.

Continue Reading

What You Should Know About Short Cycling

Monday, April 18th, 2022

When you air conditioner turns on, you expect to feel cool comfort in a short amount of time. But what do you do if your AC turns on and just barely starts to produce cool air before shutting off? What you may be experiencing is known as short cycling.

When your air conditioner experiences shortened cooling cycles, it isn’t because your system is just cooling things off faster. In fact, it is the exact opposite. Short cycling is a problem that should be responded to by scheduling air conditioner repair in Columbia, SC.

Here’s what you need to know.

Continue Reading

Are You Ready For a New Air Conditioner?

Monday, March 7th, 2022

There is a little while yet until we get into the hotter days of the year. But you don’t want to find yourself stuck without a good cooling system when the real heat does hit. That’s why we want you to think hard about how well your air conditioner has been doing.

If you have been worried about the state of your cooling system, we’d say it may be time to consider if you should repair it or if you are getter off getting an air conditioner replacement in Columbia, SC.

Continue Reading

5 Signs of a Struggling Air Conditioner

Monday, September 20th, 2021

Summer may be wrapping up according to the calendar, but things won’t be cooling off here for a while yet. Sure, we will get some cooler temperatures, but we still have several weeks until that happens. Until things change, we need to be able to keep our homes comfortably cool—and that’s hard to do if your air conditioner is malfunctioning.

With fall around the corner, it is important to remember that you should still pay some attention to your air conditioner, even if you are starting to use it less. Any issues that are going to pop up usually do so around this time, after all. If your system is struggling, you need to schedule an air conditioning repair in Columbia, SC before you even start to think about your heater.

Continue Reading