Air Conditioning Articles

Common AC Problems and Solutions

July 8, 2022
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When the weather gets really hot in Harbor, the last thing you want is a broken air conditioner. Many common problems with air conditioning systems can arise. Our team at Frank’s and Orca Heating & Refrigeration wants you to be aware, prepared, and ready to solve these air conditioning issues so you and your family can stay cool this summer.

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How to Properly Size an AC System

June 14, 2022
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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 Harbor home, you will not be able to keep your temperatures consistently low even if the unit is running constantly. 

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What Maintenance Is Needed for a Ductless System?

May 13, 2022
Man performing maintenance on a ductless unit

A ductless heating and cooling system, or a mini split, is a splendid choice for your Harbor home and a worthwhile investment. It offers many benefits, and you can enjoy them all for years to come if you maintain the system on a consistent basis. 

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Freezing Up?

April 15, 2022
Why Is My Air Conditioner Freezing Up? close up ice on coil cooler of dirty air conditioner

If your air conditioner stops blowing cool air or stops all together, check to see if your indoor unit is frozen. What exactly will that look like?

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Consider a Ductless AC System

July 15, 2021
Ductless AC in Living Room

We want you to be well-informed about your HVAC options, which includes ductless AC systems that can both cool and heat your home.

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Does an AC Help With Allergies?

June 14, 2021
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Does an air conditioner (AC) help with allergies? In one word, yes. Actually two words, yes if. If you properly maintain the air conditioner.

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3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

May 28, 2021
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Here are three health benefits you can experience from using your home’s air conditioner at night.

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Spring Money-Saving Tips

May 14, 2021
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Take some of the following ideas from our professionals to heart and make some money-saving resolutions this Spring.

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How Environmental Issues Can Affect Your AC

August 27, 2020
Family Cleaning

Environmental issues play a significant part in your AC’s performance and potential issues. Our team wants you to know these issues.

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

May 29, 2020
Air Conditioner

Would you like to know more about your air conditioner? Our team wants you to know more about your AC unit and how to keep it running.

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