GRmetro Heating and Cooling Inc Blog: Posts Tagged ‘air conditioning repair’

3 Things to Consider While Waiting for AC Repair

Monday, August 16th, 2021

It’s hot and we’re only at the midway point of the summer. Just because we live in the north doesn’t mean we don’t need to be prepared to fight the record-breaking heatwaves that are hitting us! That’s why we’ve gone ahead and written this blog about some great practices to keep in mind when you’re waiting for air conditioning repair in Wyoming, MI.

Feel free to print this out and hang it up on the fridge, or mention this subject to the whole family. Your air conditioner could break down or peter out because of the scorching hot temperatures, and while you’re waiting for help, there are a few things you can all do to remain safe and comfortable.

Yep, even if it’s reaching 100 degrees out, you can still stay cool indoors as long as you do a few things we recommend. Don’t forget—step one is always calling us!

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Is Your AC Short-Cycling?

Monday, August 2nd, 2021

A short-cycling air conditioner is nothing to scoff at. In fact, if your air conditioner is starting to short-cycle, you could be about to experience one of the worst summer months ahead of you. Don’t worry, we’ll explain why.

Short-cycling is a phenomenon that occurs in many air conditions for a variety of different reasons. Unfortunately for homeowners in our area, none of those reasons are good. Simply put, if your air conditioner is running in short, frequent cycles over the course of a hot day, then something is definitely wrong.

Today, we’re going to put together a guide for homeowners to deal with short-cycling AC systems. We’ll talk about how you can notice if your system is doing that, while also mentioning a few solutions like air conditioning repair in Rockford, MI, that you can start investing in. Our team is always available to help if you still have questions or concerns!

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Top 5 AC Myths We Need to Dispel

Monday, September 21st, 2020

Myths are everywhere these days, and it’s up to the professionals to dispel them! We’re on a mission to make every job we perform and every piece of advice we give based on scientific, factual information. So, today we’re going to tackle some of the most pervasive myths about air conditioning in Boerne, TX.

If you’ve found yourself believing some of these myths, don’t worry. This isn’t a jab at anyone who falls into the trap of believing something that’s incorrect. We all do it from time to time, and the important part is fixing what’s wrong the right way. If that means you need AC repairs then we can be the team to help you. Otherwise, let’s get into the details about what AC myths many of us believe and what’s really going on under the hood of your air conditioner.

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Banging? Screeching? AC Noises to Notice!

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

Take a deep breath and lean back on your sofa. Close your eyes and listen to everything around you. What do you hear?

Do you hear the sounds of birds chirping outside? Perhaps you hear the television playing your favorite show? However, if you hear the loud banging noise of an air conditioner rooms away, you’ve got a serious problem. AC systems are supposed to work quietly, only clicking when they turn on and whooshing air gently through your vents. If it’s making any obnoxious sounds, you’ve got a problem that needs to be checked out.

It’s not just as simple as hearing a noise and calling us for AC repair in Wyoming, MI. Different sounds signal different problems. These problems can vary in urgency. Either way, call our team if you need help with anything related to your air conditioner!

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Too Hot for Comfort? Here’s What to Do

Monday, June 22nd, 2020

We’ve all been there. The sun is beating down on your house, temperatures are rising everywhere, you can’t get a word in edgewise without some neighbor or friend complaining about the heat. This is an annual occurrence for us in Grand Rapids and everyone who lives in a similar climate, so there’s got to be a better way than just “putting up with it.”

Putting up with it implies that we’re just going to be defeated by the high temperatures, and although our air conditioners might try to cool things down, they’ll ultimately fail, right?

No! Just because your AC is having trouble on an exceptionally hot day doesn’t mean it you have to deal with it. When trying to help your air conditioning in Grand Rapids, there are several things you can do to lower the temperature in your home, help your AC, and make your home more comfortable than it currently is.

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Why Refrigerant Leaks Spell Big Trouble

Monday, June 25th, 2018

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We really wish that we could tell you that you’ll never run into problems with your air conditioning system. Our high standards prevent us from doing so, however,  as this would be flagrant misinformation. If you ever encounter a technician or a contractor claiming to have the solution to all potential AC problems, you know that you’ve found someone not deserving of your trust. The fact is that you’ll need AC repair in Grand Rapids at some point.

When you do,  it is always to your benefit to schedule such repairs promptly. In any case, this is going to help limit the amount of damage done to your system. In the event of a refrigerant leak, it can help to prevent a fixable problem from destroying your air conditioner entirely! Refrigerant leaks are as common as they are detrimental to AC systems, so you should really have a basic understanding of what problems they can cause—and how you can spot potential signs of a refrigerant leak in your home.

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