California Indoor Comfort Inc Blog

Why Won’t My AC Even Start?

September 17th, 2018

ac-unitWhile this time of the year may not see the most intense temperatures of the cooling season, you still want to know that your AC is going to start right up reliably. There is plenty of hot weather to come, and our air conditioners are definitely not going to be sidelined in the immediate future. That is why an air conditioner that will not even start up is such a major concern. Does this always mean that you need professional AC repair in Clovis, CA?

No, it does not.

Now, let us clarify this just a bit. We’re not saying to attempt any AC repairs on your own. Any and all air conditioning repairs that you need need to be completed by professional technicians. What we are saying is that certain issues that could lead to an AC failing to start up may not require repairs, period. What types of problems may lead to this bigger issue? That’s what we’ll discuss further below!

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Don’t Ride Out the Season with a Compromised AC!

September 3rd, 2018

ac-outdoor-unitYou hear a weird sound.

Or you notice a higher utility bill.

Maybe your AC seems be running in shorter and shorter bursts.

Well, you think, at least it is pretty late in the season. It can wait until winter is over, I guess. 

You’ve chosen poorly, if that’s your line of thinking.

We may be looking at some cooler temperatures ahead. Your air conditioner may not be working quite as hard as it was when the heat of summer was at its most intense.

But we’ve still got a ways to go. If you’re serious about protecting your comfort and the condition of your AC, then sitting on repairs is definitely not the way to go.

Why not?

Don’t just take our word for it. Read on for some examples of how putting off your air conditioning repair in Madera, CA can come back to bite you. Then pick up the phone or follow this link to schedule your AC repairs with the professional technicians on our team.

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Why an AC Might Blow Warm Air

August 20th, 2018

neglected-condenserOne of the reasons why air conditioning problems sometimes do serious damage to those systems is because homeowners don’t always recognize the fact that there is a problem to begin with. This is due to the fact that many such problems are quite subtle, and you may not notice them as being problems right away. That’s why you should always act promptly when you do start to suspect that there is a problem of some kind with your air conditioner in Madera, CA.

Of course, not all problems are going to be very hard to notice when it comes to your AC system. Shy of an air conditioner that won’t turn on at all, an AC that is blowing warm air just may be the most obvious sign of trouble that you can encounter. The fact that the problem itself is a bit obvious doesn’t mean that its source will necessarily be easy to diagnose, though. There are quite a few potential issues that could be at play.

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Awesome Air Conditioning Add-Ons

August 6th, 2018

UV-lampWhat do you demand of your air conditioner? That it cools your home reliably? That it starts up and shuts off at appropriate times? These are obviously important characteristics and, truth be told, there are a lot of homeowners out there that may be satisfied with these most basic functions and expectations being fulfilled and satisfied. That being said, we know that there are also those homeowners out there really looking to optimize their air conditioning systems. That is why we offer many great AC add-ons for your consideration.

The full list of add-ons is far too long and detailed to get into here, but we do want to highlight a few options that can seriously benefit you in terms of both your own comfort and your bottom line. If you don’t see what you’re looking for here, or if you do, just give a member of our team a call. We excel in all manner of air conditioning service in Clovis, CA, and our goal is more than just keeping you comfortable. It’s ensuring that you’re able to do so with 100% satisfaction!

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Why Choose an Evaporative Cooler?

July 23rd, 2018

money-house-seesawOkay, you have decided that it is time to replace your old air conditioning system.  Maybe you’ve just bought a new home and you need to outfit it with a brand new AC. Whatever the case may be, we strongly recommend that you take the time to review your home cooling options very carefully. The last thing that you want to do is to pass up a great home cooling option just because you were not aware of it and its benefits!

One option that too many homeowners frequently overlook is the evaporative cooler. While the traditional split central air conditioner is certainly a great system and worthy of your consideration, the fact remains that you really ought to weigh your options carefully in order to ensure that you get the best system for your unique needs and user preferences. We are here to help you every step of the way, so be sure to schedule your air conditioning installation in Fresno with our team!

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Don’t Ignore Weird AC Sounds

July 9th, 2018

woman-with-fanRoutine air conditioning maintenance is, without exception, your best chance for minimizing the need for AC repair in Madera, CA. That is why we offer homeowners throughout our service area an exceptional maintenance program. Even our top-notch maintenance is not enough to guarantee that your air conditioner will work 100% reliably at all times, unfortunately. In fact, nothing can do that.  You are going to need air conditioning repairs at some point. It’s just that simple. Don’t let this get you down.

Air conditioning repairs are inevitable but, in many cases, they need not be hugely detrimental. There are, in fact, a number of different warning signs that may alert you to potential problems with your air conditioning system. Strange sounds coming from your AC are among the most common. If and when your air conditioner starts to make such sounds, we implore you to schedule service with a member of our team immediately. The sooner that we diagnose and fix any issues, the better off your system is likely to be.

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Why Upgrade My Thermostat?

June 25th, 2018

digital-thermostatFor the most part, you do not have much cause to interact directly with the components in your HVAC system(s). One major, obvious exception to this rule is your thermostat. Your thermostat is the device that allows you to regulate the operation of your heating and air conditioning systems to begin with, so to say that it is an important component in the system is to make a massive understatement. With its importance in mind, it only makes sense to schedule your thermostat services with a professional HVAC contractor in Fresno, CA.

If you think that all thermostats are created equal, then today’s post is definitely for you. A lot of people fail to realize that they do not have to upgrade their entire HVAC systems in order to get a better, more efficient performance from them. All that you need to do in many cases is, you guessed it, upgrade your thermostat! Read on to learn more about how you stand to benefit from doing so, as well as what types of thermostats you should consider.

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Dirty AC Coils Are Big Trouble

June 11th, 2018

AC-unit-on-leavesThere are those parts of an air conditioning system that pretty much any homeowner will be able to point at and name. The thermostat, for instance, or the vent on the wall that cool air from the duct enters the room through. Fewer homeowners may be familiar with the term “air conditioner coils,” which is too bad. If you fail to act when your air conditioner’s coils get too dirty, it’s an oversight that can lead to some serious problems.

Today, we are going to fill you in on precisely why dirty air conditioning coils are such a big problem. Once you’ve reviewed this information, we’re certain that you’ll start to see the big picture. It may not happen immediately, but forcing an air conditioner to function with dirty coils can and will lead to the need for air conditioning repair in Fresno, CA eventually. When that happens, you’ll be on the hook for the bill, and you’ll be uncomfortable until the problem is resolved.

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What’s Up with These Hot Spots?

May 28th, 2018

When you come back home after a long day of work and a lengthy commute, the last thing that you want is to be greeted by an uncomfortable environment. That is why you have a whole-house air conditioning system in place, though. With it, you are able to protect yourself against the worst of the summer’s heat—or are you? When we talk about your comfort as pertains to the performance of your air conditioner, we are not talking about fractions. Your comfort should be complete!

This is just not the case if you are unable to cool your home not only effectively and efficiently, but also evenly throughout. It is amazing how many people are willing to accept “good enough” when it comes to their home comfort! The Fresno, CA air conditioning service professionals on our staff know that you deserve better. That is why we have put together a few examples of why your home may be cooling down unevenly.

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Are Your AC Capacitors Malfunctioning?

May 14th, 2018

technician-workingAt some point, you are going to need air conditioning repair in Reedley, CA. We kind of dove right into it there, but we don’t want to set up unrealistic expectations for your system. Your air conditioner is more complex than you may realize, and it has a lot of different components that you may not be familiar with. With the wear and tear that your system faces each season, it should come as no surprise that, even with routine maintenance, repairs are a matter of “when,” not “if”.

While some problems with your air conditioning system are pretty tough to spot, others have pretty obvious symptoms. The capacitors in your air conditioner may fail, and when they do, the warning signs are not that difficult to recognize. You may not understand immediately what the problem is, but you’ll notice that there is a problem. Here are a few red flags to be on the lookout for.

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