5 Factors to Consider in a Professional AC installation

August 10, 2021

A professional AC installation is necessary for the long-term performance of your system. In this article, we will examine some of the factors a technician has to take into account before installation. The Size of Your Home and Location During the installation process, every component of your home’s cooling system should be reviewed. Upgrading some parts without considering their implications can diminish your system’s overall performance. Consequently, the initial evaluation has to consider your cooling needs from a whole-house perspective. A technician will determine the capacity by taking measurements of the interior. AC

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How to Get the Best Performance From Your AC

July 28, 2021

When summer comes to Midlothian, VA, the warm temperatures make air conditioning a necessity for home comfort. The team at Daniel's Heating & Refrigeration Corp. is always ready to help you with cooling system problems. Our professional experience combined with a few simple steps on your part will keep your system running at its best. Schedule an AC Maintenance Appointment Regular attention is critical for maintaining the performance and lengthening the life of your air conditioning equipment. Your system works hard during the cooling season. It is also exposed to the elements in the winter months. An AC tune-up will

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What Is the Ideal Temperature for Home Air Conditioning in the Summer?

June 28, 2021

As the summertime heat returns, it feels pleasant for the first few days. Then, as soon as the humidity and sweat become obvious, our home comfort system gets switched to the cooling function. Every summer, homeowners wrestle with the question of where to set the air conditioner’s thermostat. There seems to be a constant tug of war between achieving a cool indoor temperature and saving money on the increased energy bill. Actually, it doesn’t have to be that way. The Two Essential Goals You should be setting your thermostat with two goals in mind. The first

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Why Does My Air Conditioner Smell?

May 24, 2021

Dealing with a foul-smelling air conditioner is never a pleasant experience. Inspecting your air conditioner as soon as possible is important to identify the cause of the odor. You may need to reach out to a local HVAC company to further investigate the issue and help solve this problem. Here are a few of the most common reasons why an AC smells bad. 1. Mechanical Problems A burning or electrical odor coming from your air conditioner is never a good sign. Electrical smells often indicate that you are dealing with a mechanical problem. Contacting an HVAC

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Some HVAC Troubleshooting Tips to Be Aware of

October 20, 2020

Your air conditioning unit at home may stop working altogether or at least fail to deliver the results you are looking for. When this happens, it is important to diagnose and resolve any problems as quickly as possible. Doing so on time helps detect and prevent further damage to your air conditioning unit. It also prevents the cost of repairs from escalating. Here is a deeper look at the common HVAC troubleshooting tips to follow. Inconsistent Airflow Inconsistent airflow is often associated with a clogged air filter or blocked vents that constrain airflow. Any obstruction on

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Are Ductless Air Conditioners Efficient?

August 16, 2020

When it comes to cooling your home, a central air conditioner isn’t your only option. Also commonly referred to as a mini-split system, a ductless air conditioner offers amazing performance with a smaller footprint. Ductless air conditioning systems provide an efficient way to ensure your home’s comfort without the requirement of ductwork installation. Read on to learn about additional benefits of ductless air conditioning systems. They Are Cost-Effective One of the biggest advantages of investing in a ductless air conditioning system is the overall cost savings it offers. Ductless AC systems require less power to operate

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Why Isn’t My Air Conditioner Cooling The House?

June 16, 2020

You run the air conditioner, yet it never seems to reach the temperature you set or cool every room evenly. This can indicate a problem with the AC system. Below are a few of the most common issues that homeowners encounter. Clogged Air Filters The filter is located in your return vent, and its job is to trap pollutants like dirt and pollen so that they don’t clog the air handler. However, the filter itself can get clogged and obstruct the flow of air, straining your system and causing uneven cooling. Replacing filters is a simple

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How to Ensure an HVAC Company is Reliable

April 17, 2020

Homeowners rely on HVAC systems to maintain preferred indoor temperatures. Therefore, they also rely on HVAC service technicians for support. After all, heating and cooling units are machines. They break down at times and routine maintenance and cleaning. Customers should choose an HVAC company carefully. Do you want to be sure to pick the right one? Look for some specific traits that tell a tale about the company’s reputation. Many Years in Business An HVAC contractor that boasts of being in business and serving a local community for many years has something worth bragging about. No

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