Brown's Heating & Cooling Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

What Are My Options for AC Installation?

Monday, May 20th, 2024

Choosing the right air conditioning system isn’t just about staying cool. It’s about finding a reliable solution that fits your home and your values, especially for AC installation in Colorado Springs. At Brown’s Heating & Cooling, we prioritize your safety and satisfaction with every installation, ensuring a seamless and stress-free experience. 

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5 Signs Your AC Needs an Inspection

Monday, May 6th, 2024

Understanding when your air conditioning system requires professional attention can save you from discomfort and costly repairs down the road. At Brown’s Heating & Cooling, we are your go-to for air conditioning repair in Black Forest, CO. Here are five indicators that suggest it’s time to call in the experts for an air conditioning service inspection.

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3 Ways to Improve Your Home’s Air Quality

Monday, April 22nd, 2024
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Improving your home’s air quality is essential for maintaining a healthy and comfortable living environment. Many factors can contribute to poor indoor air quality, such as dust, pet dander, pollen, mold, and even harmful gases like radon. Fortunately, there are several effective ways to enhance the air quality in your home. Let’s explore five strategies you can implement to breathe easier and enjoy cleaner air indoors.

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When Does My Air Conditioner Need Maintenance?

Monday, March 25th, 2024
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Air conditioners are crucial in keeping your home cool and comfortable, especially during the Colorado Springs summers. However, like many things in our homes, they require regular maintenance for optimal performance and longevity. Regular maintenance with a qualified HVAC company in Colorado Springs can help avoid major catastrophes and a comfortable home all summer.

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When To Get AC Maintenance

Wednesday, March 20th, 2024
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As temperatures soar and the Colorado summer sun beats down, your trusty air conditioner becomes a beacon of comfort. However, like any other mechanical system, your AC unit requires regular maintenance to ensure optimal performance and longevity. This blog will explore the key indicators that suggest your air conditioner needs some TLC. 

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Is Your AC Compressor Failing? 4 Tell-Tale Signs

Monday, September 25th, 2023

If you know a little about air conditioners, then you know that the words “failing compressor” are two words no homeowner wants to ever hear. That’s because the compressor is not only the most important component of your AC system, it’s almost the most expensive. It’s so expensive that most of the time when the compressor fails, it’s recommended that the entire system be replaced.

The aptly named compressor is the part of your AC that compresses refrigerant. This process is what allows your AC to work at all. The older the AC, the more prone the compressor is to failing. That’s why it’s imperative to know these four signs that you need AC compressor repair.

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Is AC Short Cycling Dangerous?

Monday, September 11th, 2023

Many homeowners who have an air conditioner that’s short cycling want to know one thing: Is AC short cycling dangerous? We understand why this can be concerning. An AC that seems to be running all day and turns itself on and off repeatedly can definitely come across as having something major wrong with it! 

Although AC short cycling isn’t inherently dangerous, it is incredibly hard on your system.  Not only does short cycling result in your home never cooling down properly, but it also causes enormous wear and tear. Here’s what causes short cycling and why it’s so bad for air conditioners.

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What to Look For in an HVAC Contractor

Monday, August 14th, 2023

When your air conditioner isn’t working with a heat wave in the forecast, or a heater that goes out on Christmas Eve, spending a lot of time trying to find the best contractor for the job isn’t something you have the time for. That’s why it’s important to know some general things you should be on the lookout for when deciding between cooling and heating contractors.

It’s easy to find plenty of HVAC companies that are ready and willing to work on your home’s precious HVAC systems. But what specifically should you be looking for in an HVAC contractor that really differentiates the professionals from the “chucks in a truck?” Let’s go over 4 key factors to consider when deciding on an HVAC company.

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3 AC Sounds That Indicate You Need AC Repair

Monday, July 3rd, 2023
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Your air conditioner should be a fairly quiet home comfort system. Other than the sound of it turning off and on, the steady flow of air from the vents, and the occasional noise involved with its startup and shutdown, your AC shouldn’t make many other noises. 

That’s why an unusual, loud, or consistent noise is something that should be addressed promptly. These sounds can include whistling, hissing, clicking, buzzing, or shrieking. The problem could be something as simple as a loose part to a more serious issue such as a refrigerant leak. But your AC is letting you know it needs air conditioning repair in Colorado Springs.

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Central AC Vs Mini Split Installation: Which Is Better?

Monday, June 19th, 2023

More and more Colorado homeowners are realizing how essential a dependable air conditioner is. With an increase in heat waves and a longer cooling season, having an air conditioning system that keeps your home and family cool and comfortable is not just a luxury but a necessity.

So when it’s time for air conditioning installation, it pays to do a little research and find out what your options are. Many homeowners are switching from central ACs to ductless mini splits. Let’s go over the pros and cons of each so you can make an informed decision when the time comes.

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