Heating and Air Questions and Answers Tuscaloosa, AL
At Adams Heating and Cooling, our team is here with answers to all your heating and air questions. We are your local choice for all your HVAC needs. Contact us to schedule your appointment today.
Heating and Air Questions
How do I know if I need a new air conditioner?
If your air conditioner is over 10 years old or making strange noises it may be time for an AC system replacement. A free HVAC system replacement estimate can help determine if a new AC system is necessary for your home. As air conditioners age they tend to lose efficiency in turn costing you more in utility bills. Signs you may need a new air conditioning system include:
- Age of the system
- Increase in electric bills over time
- Strange noises coming from your AC system
If you are unsure if you need an AC system replacement, contact one of our qualified team members to schedule your free system replacement estimate today.
Is it necessary to service AC every year?
Maintenance of your air conditioning system helps to extend its life and also your comfort. At Adams Heating and Cooling, we recommend servicing your AC system twice per year. Spring and also Fall maintenance will help your home stay comfortable in all seasons.
What is involved in AC maintenance?
At Adams Heating and Cooling, we perform 2 maintenance services per year that, if applicable, will consist of:
Check All Safety Devices
Test Starting Capabilities
Clean Ignition Assembly
Examine Heat Exchanger
Lubricate Motors and also Bearings
Clean Electric Heat Strips
Clean and Adjust Blower Assembly
Check Indoor and Outdoor Coils
Clean Condenser Coil
Measure Temperature Difference
Monitor A/C and also Heating Cycles
Tightening All Electrical Connections
Measuring Voltage and Current on Motors
Clean and also Adjust Burner Assembly
Clean Out Condensate Drains
Check Refrigerant Charge
At Adams Heating and Cooling, we recommend bi-annual maintenance for your AC system to help it operate efficiently all year long.
Why is my AC running but not cooling?
If your AC system is running but not keeping you as cool as it should you may have a blocked condenser coil. A licensed HVAC technician from Adams Heating and Cooling can diagnose your problem as well as repair it quickly to get your system back up and running, and your home back to the comfort you deserve.
Should I repair or replace my air conditioner?
The decision to repair or replace your existing AC system can be a tough one. Many factors come into play when making this decision including:
- Age of your current air conditioning system
- Comfort goals
- SEER of new AC system
- Budget for repair or replacement
Often choosing to replace your outdated AC system can actually save you money in the long run due to increased efficiency and decreased utility bills. A licensed HVAC technician can help determine the right choice to repair or replace based on your current AC system and your comfort goals.
Tuscaloosa, AL Heating and Air Questions
Trust the experienced team at Adams Heating and Cooling to answer all your heating and air questions. Residents in Tuscaloosa, AL trust our experience for all their HVAC needs.
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- AC Installation
- Heating Installation
- Heating and Cooling Maintenance
- AC Repair
- Heating Repair
- Duct Cleaning and Replacement
- Indoor Air Quality