Fulmer Heating & Cooling Blog : Posts Tagged ‘AC’

Do You Know When to Call for AC Repair?

Monday, September 10th, 2018

woman-fanSummer weather is winding down and we’re transitioning into fall, but our South Carolina weather will stay hot for a considerable while longer. Knowing the right time to call for air conditioner repair can save you time and money. Time is of the essence with an HVAC system, you don’t want to wait while problems you’re experiencing continue to worsen. If you’re looking for air conditioning repair in Irmo, SC contact Fulmer Heating & Cooling for excellent service from an experienced technician.

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How You Can Boost AC Efficiency

Monday, August 27th, 2018

house-and-money-seesawThis is not a blog post about how you can start cooling your home for free. That is just not possible. If you are serious about cooling your home as efficiently as possible, though, then this is definitely the post for you! And before you click away, allow us to put your mind at ease. This is not all going to boil down to “pay us to install a brand new, high-efficiency air conditioner for you.”

Sure, investing in a new, high-efficiency AC will get you the results that you’re after. And we are more than capable of and happy to install your new system for you the right way, provided that’s what you’re interested in. If, like so many homeowners, you just want to make sure that you’re getting the most efficient performance from your current setup, though, then read on and remember to let us handle your HVAC services in Lexington, SC.

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How Dirty Coils Cause Trouble

Monday, August 13th, 2018

woman-fanNobody wants to think about his or her air conditioning system coming up short on a hot summer day, let alone breaking down entirely. In the real world, though, there is no such thing as a 100% reliable mechanical system, air conditioner or otherwise. At some point, you are going to need AC repair in Columbia, SC, and the pros on our team will be here for you when you do. That being said, you also don’t want to invite problems with your air conditioning system.

That is why you need to have a basic understanding of some of the issues that can lead to trouble with your system. A dirty evaporator or condenser coil is one such issue, and it is a doozy. Now, we certainly don’t want you tearing apart your AC to evaluate its various components, and we understand that you are not an expert in diagnosing air conditioning problems. By having some information on how certain issues can cause problems, though, you are better equipped to contact us promptly when trouble develops.

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Your AC Demands a Fresh Air Filter!

Monday, July 30th, 2018

man-with-filterThere is nothing better that you can do for your air conditioner than scheduling annual air conditioning maintenance in Columbia, SC with a trained professional. Are you looking for something great that you yourself can do for your air conditioner, though? Something that you not only can do, but should be doing on a regular basis? Then look no further than your air filter. Specifically, look no further than the fresh air filter that you should be providing your AC every 1-3 months.

We have said time and time again that air conditioning maintenance is something that only tried and true AC professionals can handle. We meant it when we said it all of those times, and we are happy to reiterate that fact today. That being said, this doesn’t mean that you need to be completely hands-off when it comes to AC maintenance. After all, as mentioned above, that filter needs changing more than once a year! Here’s why.

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Why You Need Professional Commmercial HVAC Contractors

Monday, July 16th, 2018

rooftop-unitsLook, there is nothing wrong with wanting to take care of jobs around the house on your own. Heck, you can even take care of a fair amount of business around your commercial property, if you so desire—though most people do depend upon a designated maintenance worker to do so. Even the best, handiest maintenance workers have their limitations. However, it’s the mark of a truly great maintenance man or woman to call in the pros when the job necessitates doing so.

This is almost always the case when it comes to commercial HVAC services in Irmo, SC. We know that your bottom line is important to you, and working with your maintenance team that is already on the payroll may seem like an obvious way in which to cut costs. 99% of the time, however, that plan is really going to come back and bite you in the—wallet. So why do you need to work with professional commercial HVAC contractors?

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AC Repair Is NOT a DIY Project

Monday, June 18th, 2018

AC-tools-on-topLiving in South Carolina means that you need your air conditioner to work reliably. There is just no debate about it. Our summer weather is way too hot and humid to allow our air conditioners to just eek by with a subpar performance. Routine maintenance will definitely help to keep your air conditioner in the best working condition possible. Unfortunately, the reality of the situation is that there is no way to guarantee that your AC is never going to run into problems.

In fact, it is guaranteed that your air conditioner will require repair services at some point. And when it does, you need to ensure that the system is evaluated and serviced by skilled, professional technicians. As always, AC repairs are just not a DIY appropriate service. Whether you need your system tuned up, repaired, or you require a brand new air conditioning installation in Columbia, SC, you can count on our team to do the job right.

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AC Maintenance: A Vital HVAC Service

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

temperature-guageIf you ever encounter an HVAC contractor seeming to imply that there is a way to completely eliminate the need for occasional AC repairs, you should definitely take your business elsewhere. Not only is your air conditioner a mechanical system, but it is one that you’ll be using quite extensively throughout the hottest time of the year. Even the best systems are going to run into trouble eventually.

That doesn’t mean, of course, that you need to invite problems with your air conditioner. How might one do that? by ignoring your system’s maintenance needs. Sure, there is no such thing as a 100% dependable air conditioner—but routine maintenance can keep it as dependable as possible. Read on to learn more about this vital HVAC service in Lexington, SC. When you’re ready to schedule your AC maintenance with trained professionals that you can trust, just dial our number to do so.

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Keep Your AC Working Properly This Summer

Monday, March 26th, 2018

AC-technicianWe know that some people scour the internet for information about how to ensure that their air conditioning systems never encounter operational problems.  The answer to this question, of course, is that no air conditioner can truly make that claim. Your whole-house cooling system is a mechanical system, and that means that it will require AC repair in Columbia, SC eventually. When it does, you really want to make sure that those repairs are completed as soon as possible.

To do so, you must first learn to recognize the signs that your air conditioner is in trouble. That way, you can avoid damage to your system that could develop if the problem was left alone for an extended period of time. You also must learn how you can keep your air conditioner working properly throughout the summer season, which is really the focus of our post today. Read on, and remember that you can count on our team to repair your AC when–not if–problems do develop.

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Tips for a Successful AC Installation

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

AC-unit-topviewTemperatures are still fairly cool for the time being, and actually quite chilly at night.  That being said, it won’t be too long now before the intense heat—not to mention the at times crushing humidity—of summer descends upon us once more. If you have a new home being constructed, or if you don’t think that your AC has another productive season left in it, then it is definitely time to start thinking about getting your new air conditioner in Columbia, SC in place.

Before you get to the actual installation of your air conditioner, though, there are quite a few considerations to make. In today’s post, our AC experts want to give you some tips to help ensure a successful and completely satisfactory AC installation. There is a lot of ground to cover, and an air conditioner is the type of major investment that you absolutely want to get right the first time around. So read on, and contact our pros with any questions that you may have.

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Always Schedule Professional Air Conditioning Repairs

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

thermostat-with-sunWhen you consider just how hot and humid our summer weather can be in these parts, it should come as no surprise to hear us say that prompt and professional air conditioning repairs in Columbia, SC are a necessity. Even so, some homeowners foolishly make the mistake of loading up an internet tutorial video, grabbing some tools from the basement, and “going to work” on their systems themselves. If this is something that you’ve considered in the past, you need to reconsider!

The only way in which to ensure that your air conditioner repairs are completed properly is to work with skilled, trained professionals. The stakes are just too high to be taking any unnecessary risks with your home cooling system. When you notice problems of any kind with your air conditioner, no matter how “minor” you may think that they are, the only correct course of action is to pick up the phone, not the toolbox, and dial our number. 

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