Air Conditioning Articles

5 Common AC Problems

May 15, 2024
5 Common AC Problems. Running air conditioning unit.

The first step to optimizing efficiency is remembering to change your system’s air filter once every three months. This simple maintenance task ensures a balanced airflow, so your AC doesn’t overwork itself.

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Spring Money-Saving Tips

April 15, 2024
Spring Money-Saving Tips. A thermostat in a pile of money.

Everyone loves to save money, and it’s a good idea to review different aspects of your budget now and again to see if there are more opportunities you have missed in the past. In the springtime, considering how you can reduce your energy bills is always a great idea.

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Video – Is your AC making scary noises?

August 31, 2023
Video - Is your AC making scary noises? Close up of man's face in blue lighting.

Is your AC making scary noises? Call us today! We can help!

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Why Air Conditioners Freeze Up

August 15, 2023
Why Air Conditioners Freeze Up - Close Up of Frozen Air Conditioner.

Did you accidentally stumble upon your air conditioning (AC) unit’s “winter weather” setting? Nope. You’re probably experiencing a freeze-up.

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Air Conditioning Noise Concerns

July 24, 2023
Air Conditioning Noise Concerns. Relaxed peaceful young mother and little cute child daughter sitting in lotus position on cozy couch with closed eyes making mudra gesture, doing yoga breathing exercises, enjoying mindful moment.

Have a Carter & Sons expert evaluate your air conditioner today—we’re always happy to help our Georgia customers save money and get the most value from your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system.

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Video – Summer AC Check Up

June 30, 2023
Dog sitting outside in the heat

Schedule a clean-check today to make sure your air conditioner runs smoothly this summer.

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Why Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance?

June 16, 2023
Image of technician working with thermostat. Why Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance?

It’s about to heat up here in Smyrna. Make sure your air conditioner (AC) is primed for the Georgia summer heat rays by scheduling a seasonal maintenance visit.

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 How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

July 8, 2022
How Does an Air Conditioner Work? Outdoor AC unit.

We at Carter’s & Sons HVAC want you to know all about your cooling system and what it takes for your trusted investment to keep running efficiently for years to come.

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Video – Energy Saving Tip 2

June 30, 2022
Video - Energy Saving Tip 2. Hand turning on fan.

Turn on your ceiling fan when you’re home while raising the temperature on your thermostat to save energy costs and keep your home feeling cool.

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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

May 2, 2022
Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

An air conditioner (AC), just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At Carters & Sons HVAC, we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned at least once a year. The optimum time is in the spring to ensure your system will run with the most efficiency during the hottest summer months. You need to be able to rely on your air conditioner for your comfort here in Smyrna.

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

September 9, 2021
young man electrician installer working on outdoor compressor unit split-system AC at a client's home

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
man sealing window

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
white air vent

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
Compressor fan of air condition.

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
Technician - Engineer investigate Repairing Air Conditioner

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
Air conditioning in ice

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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