Riteway Service Company Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Services’

Is Ice on the Evaporator Coil OK?

Monday, August 27th, 2018

Frozen air conditioning with icicleIt’s a hot summer day, and your air conditioner seems to be losing some of its cooling power. You go to check out the unit to see if anything is wrong, and you see ice on the evaporator coil. “Oh!” you might think, “Well my air conditioner must be working if I see ice. After all, it’s a sign the air conditioner is cooling.”

This is a misconception. Ice on the evaporator coil is not okay, and is a sign you need AC repairs sooner rather than later.

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Troubleshooting Your Heat Pump

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

white question mark on a blue backgroundHeat pump systems are highly versatile in that they offer your home both heating and cooling for year-round comfort. This means that they run more than separate heating and cooling systems—such as a furnace or a standard central air conditioner. Because they do operate more, the incidence of repairs can be higher.

Heat pumps are quiet systems, and because they don’t generate heating or cooling, it can sometimes be hard to detect when something is off. While we’re still dealing with warmer temps for now, if you feel something is off with your heat pump, don’t hesitate to contact our team for quality San Antonio, TX air conditioning services. In the meantime, we’re happy to share some common signs that a heat pump needs repair.

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Understand the Function of Your Air Conditioning Coils

Monday, September 12th, 2016

No matter how well-maintained your air conditioning system is, given the consistent use it gets throughout the year, it will come as no surprise that you may encounter problems with it every now and then. Professional installation and expert services can help reduce the risk of AC issues, but it very likely cannot be 100% efficient throughout its entire life cycle.

One of the problems that some homeowners deal with is a leaking coil. Read on to discover what a leaking coil means for your air conditioning system, and how to determine if you have this problem.

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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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Avoid Air Conditioner Breakdown This Summer

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Though we haven’t reached our hottest period yet, we’ve had a few days approach 90°F recently. One of the most common HVAC emergency calls we get is from families who have elderly individuals or ill individuals living under their roof, and the AC has died on a 90°F degree day. While there may be times where an emergency like this is unavoidable, there are steps you can take to reduce the probability that it will happen to you. Keep reading to learn more.

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