Excel Air Corporation Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Do I Need a New Air Conditioner?

Monday, September 24th, 2018

Air-ConditioningAs the summer draws to a close, many people are starting to get their homes ready for the fall and winter seasons. Heating maintenance, new furnace installations, and the like are all starting to rise in frequency. Before you start considering what to do to prepare for heating season, though, you should have a look back at how your air conditioner performed over the last couple of months. Will the system be able to carry you through next summer? If not, then now might be the perfect time to install a new system. Have a look at the following signs that it’s time to install a new air conditioning system.

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Why Your Air Conditioner Won’t Play Nice

Monday, September 10th, 2018

Air-ConditioningWhat seems to be the problem now?


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

Monday, August 27th, 2018


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

Monday, 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?

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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Indications That Your AC is in Need of Professional Repair

Monday, 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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How to Keep Your Air Conditioner Functioning Properly

Monday, 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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AC Issues to Be Careful Of This Spring

Monday, March 26th, 2018

air-conditioner-maintenanceThe weather is finally starting to warm up, which means that you’re probably using your air conditioner more often to keep your home comfortable. You should know that the more you use your air conditioner, the more likely it’s going to be to develop issues. Preventive maintenance will lower the odds of that happening, but it won’t stop it completely. You should familiarize yourself with the signs that your air conditioner is malfunctioning in some way, so that you can call for repairs as soon as possible to limit the damage.

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Change Your Air Conditioner Filter if You Want it to Run Well!

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Clean-Air-FilterWe’re getting pretty close to cooling season now, which means it’s time to get your air conditioner ready for daily use. Preventive maintenance is a good idea, as it will resolve any preexisting issues and ensure that your system is as healthy as possible. One thing that you can personally do to make sure that your air conditioner is ready for summer, though, is to change the air filter. Why is the air filter so important? Read on to find out.

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