Shift Air Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Is It Too Late for AC Maintenance? No Way!

Monday, August 10th, 2020

We’d like to be very clear about this—it’s never too late to get air conditioner maintenance. While it might be later than what’s convenient, that doesn’t mean you can’t still get the full benefits you would from springtime AC maintenance.

We often get homeowners who think that because it’s later in the year, they missed maintenance for good. That couldn’t be further from the truth. Air conditioner maintenance beneficial no matter when you get it, because it’s those adjustments and small repairs made during maintenance that will keep it in good condition for the following spring and summer.

Are you still not convinced? We get it, there’s more to scheduling AC maintenance than just calling us every year. Let’s talk about why late AC maintenance in Calgary, AB is better than no maintenance.

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The Benefits of Calling for AC Repair

Monday, July 13th, 2020

Some homeowners, especially those who live far away from town, think that their air conditioner is their own burden until it needs to be replaced or it breaks down entirely. These kinds of homeowners don’t often call an HVAC contractor in Calgary, AB. That’s unfortunate because they don’t know what they’re missing!

We don’t understand this shift in perspective. Very few people without car knowledge would decide to work on their aging car instead of taking it to a trustworthy mechanic, so why would people think this way about an air conditioner?

Professional air conditioner maintenance is a necessity. Like seeing a doctor for a check-up or going to the mechanic for repairs on your car, it’s just a part of having a cooling system. If you forgo this service, your life is going to get a lot more complicated. Let us explain.

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Check on Your Refrigerant Levels

Monday, June 15th, 2020

Unfortunately, most air conditioners don’t have an easy way to check for refrigerant levels. However, there are a few industry secrets that can help homeowners detect when refrigerant levels might be lower than they should be.

By checking your refrigerant levels, or at least the condition of your system in regards to refrigerant, you can better understand what might be causing problems or why your AC functions just fine—either way, vigilance pays off. For those who need help with a malfunctioning air conditioner that might be low on refrigerant, our team provides sensible air conditioning repair in Calgary, AB for an affordable price.

The first step towards air conditioner repair is detecting there’s a problem in the first place, and if you keep reading, we’ll let you in on how you as a homeowner can check on the status of your system.

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Top 4 AC Repairs to Be Aware of

Monday, May 18th, 2020

We talk about air conditioner repair a lot on this blog, and for good reason. AC systems are designed to function for longer periods of time these days, and if you’re looking to keep yours living past its 10th birthday, then you’ll need to be vigilant. There are some common repairs that homeowners should know about, since they’re likely what’s ailing your system if you’re encountering problems.

So, in the spirit of being professionals in the field of HVAC, we’ve decided to talk about some of the more common problems that you might experience with your air conditioner and what to do about said problems. Luckily, you’ve got access to a team of qualified individuals when you need AC repair in Calgary, AB and you should never be afraid to call us if any of the following problems seem familiar!

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The Benefits of Springtime Maintenance

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

We talk a lot about repairs and replacements of air conditioners in this blog, but what we don’t talk about enough is when to get quality maintenance performed. To be honest, there is a multitude of reasons to get AC maintenance in the springtime and we’d like to talk about some of those reasons today.

AC maintenance in Calgary, AB isn’t nearly as optional as people make it out to be. It could be the difference between having an air conditioner that lasts 15 years and one that barely lasts 10. One of those scenarios is going to have you paying more money, earlier—which is exactly what we’re trying to avoid!

So, take a seat and put on your reading glasses. It’s time to figure out what our AC maintenance services can do for you and why it’s so important to schedule them in the spring.

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