Air Conditioning Articles

How to Properly Size an AC System

August 17, 2021
How to Properly Size an AC System, Blurred Air Conditioner Fan

In the heat of the summer, it’s easy to assume that bigger is better when it comes to air conditioning (AC) systems. Obviously, if you have an air conditioner that’s too small in your Glendale home, you will not be able to keep your temperatures consistently low even if the unit is running constantly.

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

July 19, 2021
When Is It Time for a Split-System AC Replacement?

Our Reliance Heating & Air Conditioning 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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Spring Money-Saving Tips

May 17, 2021
Spring Money-Saving Tips, Woman's hand opening curtains in the bedroom with natural light and garden background.

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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Common AC Purchasing Mistakes to Avoid

April 30, 2021
Common AC Purchasing Mistakes to Avoid | Glendale, AZ

When it’s time to invest in a major home appliance like an air conditioner (AC), you want to be well informed. The good news is technology has made it easy to gather a great deal of information in a short period of time. The bad news is there are so many makes and models of air conditioners available, the entire process can get quickly overwhelming.

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Is It Normal for My AC to Turn On and Off?

April 15, 2021
Is It Normal for My AC to Turn On and Off? Person's hand adjusting a wall mounted thermostat temperature

When an air conditioner (AC) turns on and off in rather quick successions, without running for longer periods, this is called short cycling. It’s fairly common, but when this happens it means there’s something wrong with your air conditioner. So what should you do?

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Freezing Up?

March 31, 2021
ice on coil cooler of dirty air conditioner

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? 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…

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Do I Really Need an AC Tune-Up?

March 15, 2021
Bag of repairman's work tools, gloves on top of air conditioner units outside a brick home. Service industry, working class.

Do I Really Need an AC Tune-Up? Home ownership comes with a great deal of responsibilities and an ever-growing to-do list. Add to that the responsibilities of a career and a family, and you see why modern life runs at a constant, fast pace here in . It’s easy to bump things like an air…

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