Axiom Home Services, Inc. Blog: Archive for June, 2018

How to Choose the Best AC Installer

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Service Personnel with a CustomerIt’s that time of year again—summer is officially here and temperatures aren’t letting us ignore that. As such, we hope you already have a well-maintained and highly efficient air conditioner in place. If you don’t, however, and if it’s time for you to get a new one, then we urge you to contact our professional Los Lunas HVAC contractors.

But why is it so important to only trust a pro?

Well, first off, you want to ensure that you’re getting the right type and right size air conditioner for your home. Did you know that too large of a system can be just as detrimental as too small of one? Too small of an air conditioner obviously cannot adequately cool the space in which it is installed, but too big of one will go through a process called short-cycling. This means it will turn off and on in short, rapid cycles and cause the AC system to work harder than it should have to in order to do its job—inefficiently so.

Okay, so we told you why it’s important to hire a pro—but how do you find the best pro? Here are some qualities to look for:

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Can Excess Humidity Hurt Your Air Conditioner?

Monday, June 4th, 2018

HVAC vent on wallIn a word, yes.

But we don’t expect you to take that answer at face value. Instead, consider this—humidity is the excess moisture that comes with high summer temperatures are all too familiar with. This moisture makes us uncomfortable, and essentially the only way it dissipates is by lowering the temperature. So, we turn on our air conditioning in Los Lunas, NM, and set them to the lowest possible temperature, making them work harder and harder as summer progresses.

As a result, your air conditioner is strained and accumulates damage. Plus, the humidity isn’t effectively removed, and you’ll still be uncomfortable!

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