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Why Your Air Conditioner Won’t Play Nice

September 10th, 2018

Air-ConditioningWhat seems to be the problem now?

Aaarrggghhh… 

Why won’t this piece of garbage turn on?

Sound familiar? If these phrases are common in your household, then you’ve got a bad AC on your hands. Or do you? It can be tough to tell without a professional diagnosis, that much is certain. Fortunately for you, we can help!

For an HVAC contractor in Santee, CA committed to excellence, get in touch with Excel Air Corporation. Read on to learn more about why your AC won’t play nice.

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When to Call for Air Conditioning Repair

August 27th, 2018

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Air conditioning issues are really common during the summer, due to the amount of strain the system is put under on a daily basis. This is only getting worse, as each year seems to bring new record-breaking heatwaves. Preventive maintenance can help reduce the odds of a serious problem developing in the system, but even that is not a perfect solution. There is still a chance that your air conditioner will develop problems between appointments, which is why you need to keep an eye out for signs that the system is in trouble. The faster you can identify issues with your air conditioner, the faster you can have them repaired and the better off your air conditioner will be. Have a look at the symptoms below that indicate a need for repairs as quickly as possible.

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The Causes of Air Conditioner Cooling Failure

August 13th, 2018

Frozen-ACAn air conditioner isn’t worth much if it can’t cool a home. Unfortunately, thousands of homeowners across the country will experience air conditioner cooling failure this summer. There are a number of different reasons why your air conditioner may stop cooling as well as it should be, almost all of which will require professional services in order to be repaired. While you’re waiting for your technician to arrive, though, you can at least look below at some of the reasons why your system isn’t cooling properly.

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Do I Need a New Air Conditioner?

July 30th, 2018

Old-ACAir conditioners can last a pretty long time with proper care and maintenance. They don’t last forever, though, no matter how well you take care of them. Sooner or later, you are going to need to replace your current air conditioner for a new one.

If you’re not sure whether that time is now, you should take a look at the list below to help you decide. As always, we recommend that you consult with a professional in person in addition to anything you might read here. It’s always best to have a professional examine your air conditioner before you decide to do anything drastic.

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Keep Your Commercial Air Conditioner in Good Shape with These Tips

July 16th, 2018

Commercial-ACCommercial air conditioners are put under an immense amount of strain during the summer season. Though they are certainly capable of dealing with a high amount of strain, but they’ll fair a lot better if they receive a bit of help. If you want your commercial air conditioner to perform as well, and stay as healthy as possible this summer, then it’s a good idea to take the following steps.

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The Benefits of Installing a Tankless Water Heater

July 2nd, 2018

Tankless-Water-HeaterSo, you’re in the market for a new water heater and you’re trying to figure out what to install. You have a lot of options to choose from! Not every water heater has the same set of advantages for every situation, though. It’s important that you find the water heater that fits your unique needs, not just one that will do “fine.”

The best way to make sure that you get the best water heater is to consult with a professional technician in person. They’ll be able to evaluate your home, and determine which water heater is best suited to your situation. There’s nothing wrong with doing some of your own research, though. Have a look below at why you might want to consider installing a tankless water heater in your home.

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Why You Might Want to Invest in Solar Lighting

June 18th, 2018

solar-installationWith the news that California is considering mandating that all new homes have solar panels installed on them, there has been a surge of interest in the topic. Homeowners are asking if investing in solar technology is really the best option for them, or whether they should hold off for another few years.

If you’re one of those people who isn’t quite sure whether or not to invest in solar energy, let us help you out. Solar technology is a great idea for homes across the country, but especially in sunny Southern California. Let’s take a look at just one of the many applications for solar technology, and how it can benefit you: solar lighting.

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Indications That Your AC is in Need of Professional Repair

June 4th, 2018

FanWell, summer is finally here, and with it higher temperatures. If you’re not already using your air conditioner to stay cool on a daily basis, you probably will be pretty soon. You may or may not have already scheduled maintenance for your system to make sure that it was ready to face the coming strain. If you haven’t, we would urge you to do it sooner rather than later.

Even if you have already had preventive maintenance done on your system, though, you should know that no amount of maintenance can completely guarantee that nothing will go wrong with your system. With that in mind, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with the signs that your air conditioner is in need of professional repair services.

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Why it Might be a Good Idea to Install an Airscrubber in Your Home

May 21st, 2018

Clean-Air-FilterStaying cool isn’t the only thing you need to worry about once summer arrives. Indoor air quality tends to plummet during the summer, as people shut all of their windows and doors to help with climate control. The elimination of fresh air flowing into the home makes it that much easier for your air quality to degrade, and have some nasty effects on you as a result. Read on to find out how an air scrubber can help keep your indoor air quality high, and why you should install one in your home.

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How to Keep Your Air Conditioner Functioning Properly

May 7th, 2018

air-conditioning-maintenance Summer is the most stressful time of year for air conditioners, especially in Southern California. As people leave their systems running for multiple hours a day, the added strain increases the chances that the system will develop problems. There are a couple of steps that you should be taking now to make sure that your system stays as healthy as possible during the summer. Otherwise, you may end up having the system fail on you when you need it the most. Follow the tips below to make sure that your air conditioner stays in top shape throughout the summer.

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