Dayco Systems Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Canton’

Fall HVAC Maintenance Checklist for Georgia Residents

Monday, September 13th, 2021
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As the official end of summer draws near, Georgia residents are looking forward to slightly cooler weather and a chance to turn off their air conditioners for a bit and lower their energy bills. Of course, if you want to keep those energy bills low, then you’ll want to think about how well you’re maintaining your air conditioner.

Now is the perfect time to start thinking about scheduling a heating maintenance appointment! But that doesn’t mean you should ignore your air conditioner. Read on as we uncover our fall HVAC checklist for Georgia residents to keep your air conditioner in great shape so you can rely on it when you need it next spring.

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What Constitutes an HVAC Emergency in Georgia?

Monday, September 6th, 2021
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If there’s anything we care about most here at Dayco Systems, it’s the comfort of our customers. Without you, we wouldn’t be able to provide the great products and services we do throughout Canton and the surrounding communities. So when you have an HVAC problem, we’re here to address it for you, right away.

Of course, not all HVAC system problems are emergencies. At least, they don’t always have to be! The best way to avoid unexpected problems, of course, is with routine, annual HVAC maintenance. This service helps our technicians spot small problems before they become much bigger ones. Of course, if you skipped maintenance or your system is getting up there in age (10-15 years) you may have one of the following common emergencies happen in your home.

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What Causes an Air Conditioner to Ice Up?

Monday, August 30th, 2021
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When you live somewhere with as warm and humid as a climate as ours, it’s hard to imagine ever seeing ice anywhere, let alone developing on your air conditioner. Although perhaps you’re one of those people who think that ice is involved in the cooling process. After all, how else does chilled air make its way into your home, if ice isn’t involved?

Well, through refrigerant. You see, refrigerant is a substance that makes the whole cooling process possible. It cycles between liquid and gas form in order to remove heat from your home, and to return cooled air. This is oversimplifying it a bit, but the point is, refrigerant is what makes your air conditioner actually cool the air, not ice.

So what causes an air conditioner to ice up? We’ll elaborate below, but essentially, air conditioners ice up when the refrigerant inside gets too cold due to an external problem with the system. Read on to learn more!

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FAQ’s For Homeowners Experiencing Air Conditioning Fan Problems

Monday, August 23rd, 2021
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Were you aware that near the end of summer is the most likely time for an air conditioner to break down in your Georgia home? This is especially true if you skipped maintenance this year, and/or if your system is aging. That is, your system is 10-15 years old. Let’s face it, no air conditioner lasts forever!

If your system is on the newer side though, that doesn’t mean it’s immune to problems. Natural wear and tear can create problems, as can weather events when it comes to your outdoor unit. It’s essential that you be aware of the signs of a problem so that you know when to call us! One issue that may occur with your air conditioner is a problem with one of the fans. Your central air conditioning system has two–the blower fan and the exhaust fan. Below are some FAQ’s about these fans. Read on, and if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to give us a call!

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Is Your Air Conditioning System Leaking? What’s Next?

Monday, May 10th, 2021
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When the temperatures are on the rise outside it is wonderful to be able to keep your home a cool and comfortable place to hide out from the heat. This might not always be possible though if your air conditioner is starting to have problems. If you’ve started noticing that it is getting harder to keep your home cool, it may be time to take a look at your AC system to see if something is amiss.

There is more than one issues that your air conditioner can encounter. Of course, if you are doing a visual check of your system, the presence of a leak is going to be the most apparent. Unless you have a swamp cooler, water isn’t exactly a part of the cooling equation so you might be wondering what is causing that leak from your system.

Our team can answer your questions and provide the repairs you need to get your system back to normal.

Here are some common issues tied to a leaking air conditioner.

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How Healthy Is the Air You Breathe in Your Home?

Monday, November 16th, 2020
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COVID-19 has brought a lot of concerns about health to the surface, particularly the health of our own homes. While we can’t promise any products that will guarantee that COVID germs won’t be transmitted, we urge you to follow the guidelines set forth by the CDC, and do what you can to help make your home as healthy an environment as possible.

One way to do this is by making sure you’re equipped with the right indoor air quality products and services. Most Americans spend 70% of their time in their homes, and that number may be even higher these days. Don’t you want to make sure the air you’re breathing there is as healthy as possible? You can do this with a whole-house air purifier (versus a singular, portable air purifier) Read on to learn more!

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4 Reasons Your Air Conditioner Might Break Down

Monday, August 24th, 2020
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Nobody wants their air conditioner to break down. But if you don’t care for it as you should, that’s exactly what can happen. Fortunately, you have our team on your side if this does happen, to make recommendations for repairs or perhaps even a system upgrade if your AC was on its last legs anyway.

While that’s great though, you’d probably like to know what the top reasons are for this happening to begin with so you can prevent it from happening, right? Read on as we uncover 4 of these top reasons.

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AC Tips for One of the Hottest Months of the Year!

Monday, July 27th, 2020
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August is almost upon us, and anyone who has lived here for at least a year can tell you this month is one of the hottest, right? Our air conditioners go through a lot of work, and it’s hard on the equipment! Energy bills rise and it can convince even the most extravagant homeowners to tighten up their belts a bit.

But does this mean you shouldn’t use your air conditioner? Absolutely not!

It just means that you might want to take some steps to ensure that you’re using your cooling system as efficiently as possible. The good news is, this is fairly easy to do. It doesn’t require much effort from you at all. Read on to learn what these efficiency tips are.

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