Riteway Service Company Blog : Archive for June, 2016

Is Professional AC Installation Really That Important?

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Today’s air conditioners are much more energy efficient than systems of the past. However, they can only work at their best if they are installed and serviced correctly. If they aren’t, then they can run into problems that can result in costly repairs down the road.

Avoiding professional installation can also lead to premature system failure. Fitting an air conditioning system for a home requires determining the right cooling loads, choosing the best type of system for your specific home, and many other factors.

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Steps to Take During an Air Conditioning Emergency

Monday, June 20th, 2016

Summer is officially here, although it’s been hot enough already to use our air conditioners on a regular basis. As such, the last thing you want to deal with is an air conditioning system that suddenly breaks down when you need it the most. These types of air conditioning emergencies can’t be predicted, but when one hits, you’ll want to move quickly.

Intense heat can be unbearable and sometimes even cause health problems, and without proper air conditioning your house can quickly feel like an oven. Our team is proud to offer emergency air conditioning services with no after-hours charges. However, when an air conditioning emergency does crop up, there are some steps you can take on your own to move the process forward.

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How Can Too Much Humidity Affect Your Air Conditioner?

Monday, June 13th, 2016

It’s no secret that each summer, we are heavily affected by intense humidity. Not only does it make us feel hot and comfortable outdoors, sometimes we can seem to escape it even indoors. And since too much humidity doesn’t allow your body to naturally cool yourself off, it makes the hottest day seem that much hotter.

Comfort is not the only thing that humidity effects, however. If the humidity levels are too high in your home, your air conditioning system can start to suffer. While AC systems do naturally remove some moisture out of the air, the standard unit is not able to handle humidity in excess.

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What Problems Can a Clogged Condensate Drain Cause?

Monday, June 6th, 2016

One of the most common problems we hear about with air conditioner systems late in the summer is a clogged condensate drain. While you might not have started to use your air conditioner too heavily quite yet, knowing about this common problem and what usually causes it may help you prevent it from occurring at all.

However, if you do run into an issue with your air conditioner due to a clogged rain, be sure to call for repairs right away. You don’t want to ignore an air conditioning problem, as you may run into even bigger problems later on down the road.

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