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Does an Air Conditioner Kill Mold?

September 24, 2019
Young woman cleaning air conditioner at home. Does an Air Conditioner Kill Mold?

Your air conditioners can do several things––keep your home’s indoor air cooler than outdoor temperatures, help to keep indoor airborne allergens at bay, and help keep your home’s humidity low. But one thing it cannot do is kill mold. It can help prevent mold, but once it exists, your air conditioner cannot kill it. If…

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The Phaseout of Your AC’s R-22 Refrigerant

September 12, 2019
Close Up of Propane Gas Cylinder Bottle or LPG Liquid Tank. R-22 refrigerant phase out.

No doubt you’ve heard of Freon®, the refrigerant gas used in your air conditioner. But maybe you haven’t heard of or made the connection with its generic name––R-22 (refrigerant 22), or HCFC-22 (hydrochlorofluorocarbon 22). And maybe you also haven’t heard that by the year 2020, it’s being phased out of usage here in the United…

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Common AC Problems and Solutions

August 10, 2019
Air condition vent in office ceiling close up.

Our team at Arizona Comfort Systems wants you to be aware, prepared, and ready to solve these air conditioning issues so you and your family can stay cool this summer.

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Consider a Ductless AC System

August 6, 2019
Modern living room with black couch and air conditioner on the wall.

Our team at Arizona Comfort Systems wants you to be well-informed about your options, and those options include ductless air conditioning systems that can function as an air conditioner only or a heat source as well.

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How to Protect Your AC From Storms

July 30, 2019
Lightning striking the ground from a stormy sky.

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” There’s a reason why that old adage has been passed down through the years. It’s always better to be prepared for misfortunes than to have to deal with the consequences. During storm season in Huachuca, that proves true for protecting your air conditioning system as…

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Why Is My AC Freezing Up?

July 8, 2019
Air conditioner with frozen ice and icicles.

If your air conditioner stops blowing cool air or stops all together, check to see if your indoor unit is frozen. What exactly will that look like?

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Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

June 24, 2019
Woman suffers from heat while working in the office and tries to cool off by the fan.

What happens when you turn on your air conditioning unit and it blows hot or warm air? There are many reasons this might be happening, but we know it is not acceptable here in Huachuca, AZ. We want to keep you cool.

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What Size AC Unit Should I Get for My Home or Office?

May 9, 2019
Closeup of an air conditioning fan.

Having the right sized air conditioner is a key component in cooling your space effectively. A unit that is too small has to run constantly, playing catch up all day trying to fill a space that it isn’t designed for.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

April 25, 2019
Mature man, with pillow covering entire face, cannot sleep at night from a loud air conditioner.

It’s normal for your air conditioner to create some noise when running—that simply means it’s working. Although older units are typically louder than newer ones, all air conditioning noises are not the same.

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