Air Conditioning Articles

Why Air Conditioners Freeze Up

June 14, 2024
Why Air Conditioners Freeze Up. AC Unit frozen.

Did you accidentally stumble upon your air conditioning (AC) unit’s “winter weather” setting? Nope. You’re probably experiencing a freeze-up.

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Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

May 30, 2024
Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air? Vent blowing hot air.

It’s a hot day outdoors, and you are inside your Matthews home waiting for your air conditioning (AC) system to kick into full gear. But instead of cool air coming out of your vents, all you feel is hot air!

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Air Conditioner Maintenance, Charlotte, NC 28227

April 30, 2024

I seriously can’t thank you guys enough. I have an almost 20 year old unit that you guys did maintenance on today and found no serious issues. I am so scarred after having another company come out every 6 months and quote me thousands of dollars worth of work on a brand new unit at…

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AC Maintenance Checklist

April 23, 2024
AC Maintenance Checklist. HVAC heating and air conditioning residential units

Can you imagine a scorching hot day here in Charlotte without air conditioning? During those dog days of summer, your air conditioning system can be your very best friend.

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Spring Money-Saving Tips

April 16, 2024
Spring Money-Saving Tips. A thermostat laying on a stack of money.

Everyone loves to save money, and it’s a good idea to review different aspects of your budget now and again to see if there are more opportunities you have missed in the past. In the springtime, considering how you can reduce your energy bills is always a great idea.

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Air Conditioners: Things You May Not Have Known

September 29, 2023
Couple sitting at table and calculating bills at home.

Though air conditioners are a major part of modern life, they hold many secrets few people know about.
Luckily, our team at Charlotte Heating & Air is ready to spill the beans.

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Air Conditioning Noise Concerns

August 3, 2023
Air Conditioning Noise Concerns - Relaxed peaceful young mother and little cute child daughter sitting in lotus position on cozy couch with closed eyes making mudra gesture, doing yoga breathing exercises, enjoying mindful moment.

Very few central air conditioners (AC) are whisper-silent. A certain amount of noise coming from your ductwork is not uncommon.

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Consider a Ductless AC System

July 19, 2023
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Our team at Charlotte Heating & Air wants you to be well-informed about your options, and those options include ductless air conditioning systems that can function as an air conditioner only or a heat source as well.

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Air Conditioners Versus Heat Pumps

June 19, 2023
Image of a heat pump. Air Conditioners Versus Heat Pumps.

In some ways, heat pumps have an edge over the traditional combination of a furnace and central air conditioning (AC) unit. However, no two households are the same, and each option has its pros and cons.

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AC and Allergies

May 31, 2023
AC & Allergies - High angle shot of a young businessman feeling ill at his work desk

Summertime is the season for rest and relaxation—except when pollen decides to crash your party.

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Controlling Humidity in Your Home

May 19, 2023
Controlling Humidity in Your Home - A potted herb garden by the kitchen window.

At the height of summer, the weather can get quite sticky here in North Carolina.

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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

April 19, 2023
Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now? Service technician testing a furnace.

Your air conditioner collects dust and dirt continuously as it sits throughout the year here in North Carolina, not only in the months when it’s running. Though this tiny debris may not seem harmful, when it accumulates throughout the year, it can make its way into the cracks and crevices of your unit, as well as everywhere else. This creates gunk and wreaks havoc on the different parts involved in the cooling process. 

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

August 3, 2022
Man cannot sleep at night time

It’s normal for your air conditioner to create some noise when running—that simply means it’s working. Although older units are typically louder than newer ones, all air conditioning noises are not the same.

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HVAC Refrigerant and SEER Changes in 2023

July 6, 2022
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Are you shopping for a new heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system in Mint Hill, NC, or the surrounding area?

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How to Properly Size an AC System

June 23, 2022
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In the heat of the summer, it’s easy to assume that bigger is better when it comes to air conditioning (AC) systems. Obviously, if you have an air conditioner that’s too small in your Charlotte home, you will not be able to keep your temperatures consistently low even if the unit is running constantly. 

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What Are Zone Control Systems?

June 14, 2022
Pensive woman relaxing at home in winter

Some like it hot! Others, not so much.

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

May 10, 2022
Outdoor air conditioning unit pictured next to pink flowers

As a homeowner here in North Carolina, it’s always a good idea to learn as much as you can about your appliances. That means knowing their basic operations, what features are included, and if any necessary upkeep is involved. Needless to say, this is no exception for your air conditioning (AC) unit.

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