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

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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How Can You Tell if Your Air Conditioner Needs Repairs?

Monday, June 26th, 2017

air-conditioning-repairWith the official arrival of summer last week, your air conditioning system will be called upon to provide cool, comfortable air on a daily basis. The last thing you want is to experience an unexpected breakdown just when the temperature hits 100 degrees: forcing you to scramble for repairs while your home slowly turns into an oven. The sooner you can spot the signs of a problem with your air conditioner the better.

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Pay Attention to Power Levels in a New AC

Monday, May 29th, 2017

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Springtime is the time of year when homeowners give their old air conditioners a thorough look to determine if they can handle another summer of work. If they can’t, then now makes an excellent time to handle a replacement. Doing so lets you take advantage of a newer, more efficient air conditioning in time for summer: saving you money with improved efficiency and other features as well. It also lets you enjoy your summer air conditioning without worrying about an older system breaking down right as the biggest heat water of the year hits.

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Schedule a Service Session for Your Air Conditioner

Monday, March 20th, 2017

We’ve had a long and wild winter here in Pennsylvania, but spring has officially arrived, and with it, those cold winter storms will soon give way to high temperatures and higher humidity levels. Now is the perfect time to check your air conditioner out for any signs of trouble, by scheduling a service session from a trained technician. Doing so now gives you several weeks of comparatively cool weather to work with. Not only does that let you schedule the session at a time that is convenient to you, but if further work on your system is needed, you can get it taken care of before you have need of the air conditioner on a regular basis.

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