Air Conditioning Articles

When Is It Time for a Split-System AC Replacement?

September 9, 2021
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Our Carter & Sons HVAC team can help you learn more about current split-system models as well as help you evaluate whether your current system requires repair or replacement.

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Heat Gain Prevention Tips

August 3, 2021
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When you are in the middle of summer, it can be difficult to keep heat out of your Smyrna home even if you have your central air conditioning system going full blast. Our team at Carter & Sons HVAC wants to help you prevent heat from building up inside your home as much as possible so that your air conditioner can be more effective and efficient. Here are some tips to consider.

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Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

July 7, 2021
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Many reasons can cause an air conditioner to malfunction, resulting in warm or hot air blowing through your vents. Our Carter & Sons HVAC professionals want to help you diagnose those problems quickly and then get them fixed, so you can cool down your family and your home.

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How to Properly Size an AC System

June 4, 2021
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Air conditioner loads must be calculated carefully, so you can match the unit to your cooling needs. Our professionals at Carter & Sons HVAC would be happy to help you select the best-sized air conditioner for your particular Georgia home. In the meantime, here is a peak into how our trained experts calculate air conditioning needs.

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What Does AC SEER Mean?

May 7, 2021
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When it comes to your air conditioner (AC), a common term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) business you are likely to see everywhere is your air conditioner’s SEER. But what exactly is SEER?

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Freezing Up?

March 1, 2021
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A freeze up is when a layer of ice forms on the outside of your air conditioning unit. It can look a bit disconcerting, but don’t panic. It’s fixable. Whether you have a central air system or a window unit, the causes and effects, as well as the solutions, are the same.

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