Dewees HVAC Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Maumelle’

Too Much Refrigerant in an AC Is as Bad as Too Little

Monday, June 20th, 2022

In a previous post, we addressed the problems that occur when an air conditioner leaks refrigerant. The refrigerant in an AC is supposed to stay at the same level for the entire lifespan of the system. This set amount is known as the air conditioner’s charge, and if it drops below the factory-set level, it will cause numerous problems culminating in the compressor burning out.

However, the opposite situation is also a problem. The charge of an AC must be precise. If an air conditioner has more refrigerant in it than it’s supposed to, it’s known as overcharged—and it will also lead to a dead AC unless repair technicians bleed out the excess refrigerant and restore the correct charge.

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Why Is My AC Leaking Water?

Monday, June 6th, 2022

The last thing you need as a homeowner is for anything to leak in your household. But did you know that leaks can occur from more than just your water heater or your plumbing system? Your air conditioner can actually leak too! This probably hasn’t crossed your mind, but if you see water dripping out of the HVAC cabinet and starting to puddle on the floor, it’s time to call our pros for air conditioning repair in Maumelle, AR.

So what’s going on when this occurs? It could be one of a few things actually, and we’ll cover the possibilities below. Read on!

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The Nonstop Furnace: Why It Runs for So Long

Monday, March 28th, 2022

A common problem homeowners may face with their furnace is when the furnace keeps shutting off early, failing to complete a full heating cycle. 

But the opposite problem can occur as well: a furnace that runs for too long, seeming to never cycle down. This creates a huge energy waste, makes a house to hot, and puts so much strain on the furnace that it will wear down rapidly. If you’ve encountered a “runaway furnace,” you’re right to feel concerned. In most situations, a furnace that’s running for too long will need professional furnace repair in Maumelle, AR.

We’ll look closer into this problem and the reasons it occurs.

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