Air Conditioning Articles

Top Causes of AC Failure

August 19, 2020
Home Air Conditioner Condenser coil sitting in front of brick wall, Top Causes of AC Failure | HVAC Maintenance, Repair | Pasadena, TX

It’s a really hot day in the summer when open windows, sun-blocking shades, and the ceiling fans just can’t cut it anymore. You resign yourself to finally turning on your air conditioner (AC)—only to find it blowing warm air, making funny noises, or simply not cooperating at all. It’s a scenario we all dread, and one that our professionals at D & D Climate Control want to prevent.

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Common AC Problems and Solutions

July 7, 2020
Bag of repairman's work tools, screwdriver on top of air conditioner unit outside brick home, Common AC Problems and Solutions | HVAC Maintenance | La Porte, TX

When the weather gets really hot, the last thing you want is a broken air conditioner. Many common problems with air conditioning systems can arise. Our team at D & D Climate Control wants you to be aware, prepared, and ready to solve these air conditioning issue

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5 Ways to Save Money on Your Air Conditioning and Summer Energy Bill

June 16, 2020
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As the hotter summer months approach, we are all looking to save some pennies where we can. So why not start with your costly utility bills?

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Consider a Ductless System

May 19, 2020
Living Room with Ductless AC

Our team at D & D Climate Control 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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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

March 17, 2020
AC Maintenance

An air conditioner (AC), just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At D & D Climate Control, we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned at least once a year. The optimum time is in the spring to ensure your system will run with the most efficiency during the hottest summer months.

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Is It Normal for My AC to Turn On and Off?

September 13, 2019
Young Happy Woman And Serviceman Standing and Talking about Air Conditioner Repair.

When an air conditioner (AC) turns on and off in rather quick successions, without running for longer periods, this is called short cycling. It’s fairly common, but when this happens it means there’s something wrong with your air conditioner.

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3 Telltale Signs It’s Time for a New AC

August 16, 2019
Girl eating watermelon in front of a fan before a new AC is installed.

Should you repair or replace? That’s always the big question when it comes to major home systems like air conditioning. Repairs are easier on the pocketbook in the short run, but too many of them can add up.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

August 1, 2019
Angry woman on the phone asking about a noisy air conditioner.

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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What Is a Ductless AC?

July 22, 2019
Blue and gray modern living room with sofa,armchair and air conditioner.

Ductless air conditioning (AC) systems can be the perfect answer for that room which is never quite cool enough or for that new addition you are building.

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

July 9, 2019
High efficiency modern AC-heater unit, energy save solution on backyard.

As a homeowner here in Texas, it’s always a good idea to learn as much as you can about your appliances, including your air conditioning (AC) unit.

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