Murphy's Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Blog:Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

“Zone” Your Home Without the Hassle

Monday, July 8th, 2019

So you’ve probably heard of zone controlled heating and cooling. It’s the best way to get convenience and energy-efficiency in your home. The only problem is that zone control systems are somewhat of a hassle to retrofit. Zone control systems are amazing if you have this system implemented in your home during construction.

So what do you do when you want the benefits of zone controlled heating without the hassle? You turn to a ductless mini split system. Ductless mini splits systems are a great method of cooling for your home. These systems also boast a long list of other benefits. If you need air conditioning service in Media, PA then it’s time to contact our team.

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Know Your AC: Common Cooling Misconceptions

Monday, June 10th, 2019

Air-conditioner-in-need-of-repairWe don’t expect you to know every single thing about your air conditioning system. There are so many ins and outs when it comes to a system like this. If the last time you thought about your air conditioner’s instruction manual was back when your AC unit was freshly installed, it’s time for a refresher course.

There are a lot of things that you’re probably doing that are hurting the effectiveness of your air conditioning. Contrary to popular belief, there is an incorrect way to run your AC. Make sure that you pay attention to your air conditioning in Media, PA by contacting a contractor you can trust.

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It Might be Time to Upgrade Your AC If…

Monday, May 13th, 2019

air-conditioningNot sure if its time for you to upgrade your air conditioner? This is a pretty common problem among homeowners. An air conditioning upgrade is a huge investment of time and money, so you don’t want to make the move when it’s too soon. The major problem is that you also don’t want to wait too long and risk a breakdown. We understand that the window of opportunity here can seem a little narrow, so we’ve made it simple—if you notice any of the following problems below happening in your home then it’s time to call a professional.

If you’re on the hunt for a responsible Wayne, PA HVAC company, look no further than our team. We know how to make sure that your home is always prepared for the warm weather ahead.

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Should I Replace My Air Conditioner?

Monday, October 1st, 2018

air-conditioningAlthough fall isn’t typically a time of year when people worry about their air conditioning, it’s a great time to consider upgrading from your old unit. If your air conditioner gave you lots of trouble this year, it’s a good idea to upgrade. If you need quality air conditioning service in Broomall, PA, then you should employ our team here at Murphy’s Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning. Our technicians are always knowledgeable, conscientious, and prepared to answer any questions you might have about the process.

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Why Your Air Conditioner Output is Low

Monday, August 20th, 2018

Frozen-ACLow air conditioner output is the absolute last thing that you want to deal with during a hot summer. It’s also a very common problem for homeowners to deal with. If you’re reading this blog, we’re going to guess that your own air conditioner isn’t performing the way you expect it should. There could be a number of different reasons for low air conditioner output. We recommend that you call a technician and have them inspect your system in-person if you want the best solution to your problem. While you’re waiting for your appointment, though, have a look below at some of the possible causes of low air conditioner output.

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Problems That can Cause Air Conditioner Breakdowns

Monday, May 28th, 2018

Air-Conditioner-TechAs we move into summer, the level of strain on your air conditioner is going to increase. More demand on the system means a higher chance for various problems to occur in the system. Hopefully, you’ve already prepared your air conditioner for summer by scheduling preventive maintenance for it sometime in the last few weeks. Even if you have, though, you still need to keep an eye out for signs that your system is in trouble. Have a look at the following problems that can cause your air conditioner to break down this summer, and what you can do about them.

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Great Ways to Destroy Your Air Conditioner!

Monday, April 16th, 2018

ac-unit-moneyNormally, we write in this blog about ways to preserve your HVAC systems. Today, though, we figured we’d take a different approach by telling you some great ways to destroy your air conditioning system! Don’t follow any of the advice in this blog if you want your air conditioner to last as long as possible. In fact, do the exact opposite of everything we recommend here! Now, let’s get on to some of the best ways you can destroy your air conditioner as quickly as possible.

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Change Your Home’s Air Filter Each Month!

Monday, August 21st, 2017

technician-change-filterHere’s one bit of information you should, hopefully, already know: your air conditioning and heating systems use a filter. You may also know that the air filter helps to keep allergens and germs under control. Finally, you have likely heard that you should change the air filter regularly.

Even if you have heard that final statement, though, that it is important to replace the filter, it may be a task you feel comfortable putting off. After all, you may not feel like allergies are much of a problem in your household, and it seems like an unnecessary expense to many.

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3 Useful Upgrades to Your Air Conditioner

Monday, August 7th, 2017

air-conditioningAir conditioners see daily use every summer, and this year is no different. High heat and higher humidity can be actively dangerous to sensitive family members, and a good air conditioner is as important to your home as plumbing and electricity this time of year. To a certain extent, higher monthly cooling costs are inevitable during the summer, since your system is going to run more often than it does the rest of the year.

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Can Your Home Benefit from a Zone Control System?

Monday, July 24th, 2017

AC-zone-controlSummer can get hot in our neck of the woods, and if you’re a homeowner, you need to ensure that your air conditioner works as intended every time you turn it on. To do otherwise can impact your family’s health as much as their comfort levels: sensitive members of the household can suffer serious maladies from excess heat.

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