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Cool Your Home Without Freezing Your AC Coils

Posted on June 28th, 2018

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Nothing is more frustrating than having your air conditioner coil freeze up just as the temperature outside is climbing. Coils freeze when the temperature in your evaporator coil drops too low. Moisture in the air freezes on contact, building up ice on the coil. This buildup blocks airflow and can cause your unit to fail completely.

Why do AC coils freeze?
Low air flow prevents heat from being absorbed by the refrigerant in your evaporator coil. The temperature in the coil then plummets below freezing and ice accumulates. A dirty filter, malfunctioning fan or motor are possible causes of low air flow. Restrictions of any kind in your ductwork can also prevent the air from flowing across the coil.

A faulty thermostat can overwork your air conditioner, reducing the temperature in the coil to the point of freezing it. The unit’s internal controls can also cause problems so have the entire control system checked.

Low refrigerant pressure results in a lower temperature in the evaporator coil as the refrigerant expands. This is typically caused by leaking refrigerant which must be repaired immediately.

How to prevent frozen coils
Clean and replace filters at least four times per year to maintain airflow across the coil. If you have pets or live in a dusty area, you’ll have to change them more often.

Keep your blower fan and motor well-maintained to ensure that it blows enough air across the coil.

Check your thermostat and controls so the unit operates within its designed temperature range while maintaining your indoor temperature at a comfortable level.

Have a professional recharge your refrigerant if the levels get too low. Checking refrigerant pressure should be part of routine maintenance.

Keep your evaporator coil clean to allow sufficient heat transfer from the air to the refrigerant flowing through the coil. This keeps the unit operating at a higher efficiency, lowering the risk for
frozen coils as well as reducing your utility bills.

If you have a frozen coil and manage to melt the ice, the problem will remain unless you address the root cause. If your unit is properly maintained, the chance of it happening drops
considerably. If you need help with a frozen coil or want to ensure it doesn’t happen to you, give Western Heating & Air Conditioning a call at 801-375-COOL or visit TimeForComfort.com!


Posted on June 13th, 2018

Water Heater Regulations Have Caused Prices To Increase

Due to high energy costs, water heater regulations have recently changed. Water heaters are now required to contain certain energy efficiency materials which in turn are increasing the manufacturing and distribution costs.

What this means for you…
As your trusted Comfort Experts, we are reaching out to notify you of this price increase, before we raise our water heater prices. In order to cover our costs, we will be raising our prices on all of our water heaters by several hundred dollars.

If your water heater is 10 years old, or is underperforming in any way, now is a good time to consider replacing or upgrading your water heater.

CALL 801-375-COOL FOR MORE INFORMATION.
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If you have any questions about your heating & cooling system, or whether it’s time for you to upgrade your water heater, please make sure to contact our Certified Comfort Experts today at 801-375-COOL and we will be happy to answer any questions you may have.


Posted on June 7th, 2018

Five Reasons You Need an AC Tune-Up

Regular air conditioning system tune-ups are an important part of keeping your system running smoothly. However, check-ups are often forgotten or viewed as an unnecessary expense. Here’s five reasons you should take check-ups seriously:

Minimize Costly Maintenance

Regular AC check-ups can help you avoid costly maintenance. Typically, when you avoid being proactive about potential problems with your system, problems simply build up until they are catastrophic. The big problems will add up to expensive repair costs and this may occur when you are not prepared for the expense.

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Avoid Inconvenience

You probably don’t want to be stuck in the extreme heat without air conditioning, but that is a likely result without proper check-ups. Contractors do their best to make service calls as soon as possible. However, during extreme heat, the number of service calls increases and you might be stuck without air longer than expected.

Reduce Utility Bills

Regular AC check-ups can help reduce your utility bills by checking the efficiency of your system. Just because your system seems to be working fine, does not mean it is working at optimum levels. A small investment in a check-up can pay for itself in the money you save on your monthly cooling bills.

Reduce Allergens

Problems with in your AC can compromise the air quality in your home. You want to make sure your air filters are doing their job and there are no problems with clogged ductwork. Not only can both affect the performance of your system, but they can increase household allergens.

Improve Household Safety

Safety is of the utmost importance and problems in your AC can put your family at risk. Regular check-ups can prevent electrical problems or fires that can occur if your AC malfunctions or the possibility of dust and debris catching fire.

Don’t neglect routine AC maintenance. Call Western Heating & Air Conditioning at (801) 224-8899 or visit TimeForComfort.com. Schedule an appointment for your next service appointment.


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