RKM Heating and Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘AC Problems’

Understanding the Role of Refrigerant in Your AC

Monday, March 18th, 2024

Refrigerant plays a crucial role in helping your air conditioner cool your home. Without an adequate refrigerant charge, your air conditioner will never be able to keep up with lowering the indoor air temperature enough – if at all.

What is refrigerant? Maybe you’ve heard of refrigerant, but you don’t know exactly what it is. You can keep reading to learn more about the role that refrigerant plays inside your air conditioner. We’re also highlighting some key signs that can indicate you have a refrigerant leak. If you ever notice any of these signs, give our team a call to schedule AC service right away.

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How Long Does Air Conditioning Installation Take?

Monday, April 17th, 2023

If it’s time to replace your home’s air conditioner, you may have a lot of questions about the installation process. After we complete the first steps of getting you an in-home assessment and quotes based on your options, the next step is the installation itself. 

And our team are experts at air conditioning installation in Corona, so you are in good hands. You can keep reading to learn more about what we do during an air conditioner installation and how long the process takes. This can help you feel more confident about what to expect when we arrive at your home. 

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5 Signs Your Air Conditioner Is Struggling

Monday, September 6th, 2021

We’re rounding the corner on the finish line of summer. Can you reflect on the last few months and say that yours was a success? We would hope that the answer is a firm “yes,” but if it isn’t, we’re here to help you make sure that it is next year. 

The first thing that you need to consider is AC repair in Riverside, CA. We know that this isn’t always what you want to hear. Most of the time, homeowners are looking for another option to try before they have to pick up the phone to call a professional. Sometimes, professional repair is your best option, though. Let’s talk about the signs that you need care below.

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AC Problems You Might Run Into At the Height of Summer

Monday, August 9th, 2021

With August here and the temperatures high, your air conditioner might run into problems and fail to cool your home properly. Some of the most common issues that you can expect here include lack of cooling power, releasing warm air, using more energy leading to high electricity bills, short cycling, etc. You may also experience fan issues, which can lead to insufficient airflow inside the unit. This can cause a number of problems, such as compressor failure. 

With temperatures rising, these problems can interfere with your comfort and prevent you from getting that much-needed relief you need to escape the heat. 

Why do these problems happen, though? And what can you do about them? Here we discuss some of the most common reasons why your AC might run into issues. Let’s begin.  

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5 Things You Shouldn’t Do To Your AC

Tuesday, June 1st, 2021

We’re sure that you want to take care of your air conditioning system. There are several things that you should consider to make sure that you’re taking the right care of this system. As a homeowner, we don’t expect you to know everything there is to know about your AC operation. That’s why our professionals are here to inform you.

A lot of time, we encounter air conditioning systems in Riverside, CA that have been through their fair share of hardships. This is largely because homeowners have made choices that they didn’t realize were bad for their AC. We want to prevent that, so we’ve listed out a few things you should never do to your air conditioner. Are you guilty of any of these?

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Last Call for AC Work!

Monday, November 16th, 2020

Winter doesn’t really play by the same rules in Southern California. It’s November, but it’s really just starting to get chilly here.

We know that you’re probably used to having warm summers here, but this summer was particularly long and hot. We know that you’re probably looking forward to the cool down. Now that the temperatures have cooled off, you might want to flush your air conditioner right out of your mind and focus your sights on your heater. Although it’s easy to get into this mindset, we want you to pay attention to your AC for a little while longer to ensure that your home is always in amazing shape.

We’re here to perfect your HVAC in Ontario, CA. You can get exactly what you need from our professionals. Call us if you had air conditioning trouble—we’ll get your home right.

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Do You Need a New AC Unit?

Monday, October 19th, 2020

We had a long summer here in Riverside and it seems to get longer by the day. Leave it to us to have high temperatures during the fall season, right?

If you’ve had trouble with your air conditioner so far then you’re probably certain that you need a new air conditioner by now. The question is: how are you going to do it? You should start by coming to our professionals. We specialize in air conditioning service in Riverside, CA. We’re going to be here to help you out with everything that you need.

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When to Call for AC Help

Monday, June 29th, 2020

Living in a warm weather climate like we do in Southern California means that we get our fair share of warm temperatures, but at the end of the day we’re just like everyone else, we look forward to the summer too! We know that this summer may be a little different, but you’re probably looking for days outside by the pool, the light drifting into the evening, and fireworks decorating the sky. This is all good stuff, but you’re going to need AC repair in Riverside, CA to make this summer the best it can possibly be.

We’re going to get you up to speed on everything you need to know when it comes to air conditioning repair. All you need to do is just walk through our air conditioning info listed below. If you need anything more, just make sure that you call one of the professionals on our team.

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A Few Signs of an AC Repair Need

Monday, June 15th, 2020

Sometimes the sign that you need air conditioning repair in your home isn’t so straightforward. Although we have many air conditioning professionals in Irvine because of our warm Southern California climate, we don’t have air conditioning professionals that always understand the needs of the average homeowner here. We make sure that we always understand where you’re coming from with our work before we do anything else. That’s why we know what to do when it comes to AC repair in Irvine, CA.

Call us when you’ve got an air conditioning repair need. If you don’t know everything that indicates an urgent air conditioning repair need, just make sure that you keep reading below to find out everything that you need to know. We’ve got your back.

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Nope, Your Air Conditioner Shouldn’t Have These Problems

Monday, June 1st, 2020

Let’s face it—we all know how to run our air conditioner, but we don’t always understand the intricacies of one of these systems. We’re not blaming you for this or insinuating that this is something you should know. Honestly, if you’re a homeowner who knows how to run their air conditioner successfully, we wouldn’t see why you’d spend a considerable amount of time trying to figure out the inner machinations of the system. You’ve got a busy schedule as is—there’s no need to overcomplicate it with things like this.

If you’re looking for the right air conditioning services in Irvine, CA, make sure that you come to our team. We know our Southern California summers are hot and we have the right equipment and expertise to handle this for you.

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