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5 Common AC Problems

August 31, 2022

When your air conditioner (AC) is running at peak efficiency, you win. To help, here are five reasons your AC could be running inefficiently.

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Air Conditioning Noise Concerns

August 15, 2022

While some noise is normal, keep an ear out for unusual AC sounds. Here are some common noises and what they could mean.

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Purchasing the Right Air Conditioner

July 29, 2022

You decided to part ways with your old air conditioner. Now you have to find the perfect make and model for your home needs.

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Summer Savings Tips for AC

June 30, 2022

AC takes the edge off the hot months—but its energy usage can sneak up on you. Luckily, there are easy ways to help manage your energy use.

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Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

June 15, 2022

When the temperature is high, the last thing you need is hot air. On occasion, your AC breaks and can turn your home into a stuffy inferno.

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Air Conditioning Basics––Did You Know?

May 17, 2022

Air conditioners help decrease indoor temperature. To help this season, here are four common mistakes to avoid when running your AC unit.

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

March 31, 2022

It’s important to know all about your air conditioner and what it takes for your investment to keep running efficiently for years to come.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Freezing Up?

September 30, 2021

If your air conditioner stops blowing cool air or stops all together, check to see if your unit is frozen. What exactly will that look like?

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AC Equipment Shortage: What You Need to Know

August 31, 2021

The heating, ventilation, and air conditioning industry is still managing a parts shortage. Here’s what you need to know about the delay.

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

July 30, 2021

Our team can help you learn more about current split-system models and help you evaluate whether your current system requires repair or replacement.

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How to Protect Your AC From Storms

July 15, 2021

You should have a reliable air conditioner before, during, and after a storm. Use these tips to help protect your AC.

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Do I Really Need an AC Tune-Up?

June 30, 2021

Boost air conditioning tune-ups a little higher on your priority list. Contact us to schedule an appointment.

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Heat Gain Prevention Tips

June 14, 2021

Our team wants to help you prevent heat build-up inside your home so that your air conditioner can be more effective this season.

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How Environmental Issues Can Affect Your AC

May 14, 2021

Our team wants to help increase your awareness of the environmental factors that contribute to your air conditioner’s performance.

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Be an Informed Consumer By Learning AC Lingo

March 30, 2021

The air conditioning system in your home is one of your biggest investments. To take proper care of it, know these common AC terms.

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AC Maintenance Checklist

March 15, 2021

Can you imagine a hot day without air conditioning? Be sure you take the time to perform basic maintenance regularly.

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Know Your AC System

August 27, 2020

Our team wants you to know all about air conditioners in order to extend the life of your unit, avoid costly repairs, save energy and money.

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Top Causes of AC Failure

August 19, 2020

Do you want your AC unit to operate flawlessly this season? Our team wants to share the top causes of AC failure and how to prevent them.

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3 Telltale Signs It’s Time for a New AC

July 15, 2020

Deciding on the ideal time to replace your air conditioning system in Mesa can be a challenge, so here are three areas our Red Mountain Air Conditioning professionals suggest you monitor for telltale signs:

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5 Ways to Save Money on Your Air Conditioning and Summer Energy Bill

June 15, 2020

Looking to save money on your home’s air conditioning? Our team wants to share five simple tips for staying cool and reducing your AC usage.

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Common AC Purchasing Mistakes to Avoid

May 29, 2020

Looking to buy a new air conditioner? Our team wants you to be well informed and avoid any AC purchasing mistakes.

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

May 19, 2020

Is your air conditioner turning on and off in quick successions? This is called short cycling. Our team can help diagnose and repair this issue.

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Spring Money-Saving Tips

April 27, 2020

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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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

March 23, 2020

An air conditioner (AC), just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At Red Mountain Air Conditioning, 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…

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What Accessories Can Help With My Indoor Air Quality?

March 12, 2020

In modern society, average adults spend nearly all their time indoors at work or at home. In fact the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports this amount of time reaches upwards of 90 percent for most people. That puts the importance of good indoor air quality at a whole new level.  Our Red Mountain Air…

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Does an Air Conditioner Help With Allergies?

September 12, 2019

Does an air conditioner help with allergies? In one word, yes. Actually two words, yes if. If you properly maintain the air conditioner. Air conditioners can help filter your home’s air and control its humidity, which are both helps in the allergy world. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), it’s estimated…

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Consider a Ductless AC System

September 1, 2019

Our team at Red Mountain Air Conditioning wants you to be well-informed about your options, and those options include ductless air conditioning systems that can function as an air conditioner only or a heat source as well.

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How Does Your Central Air Conditioner Cool Your Home?

August 7, 2019

Air conditioners do so much more than just cool, like dehumidify your home or business and help keep your inside air cleaner. Understanding a bit of its basic components and how they work can help you identify a problem or malfunction when it occurs.

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Common AC Problems and Solutions

July 30, 2019

When the weather gets really hot in Mesa AZ, the last thing you want is a broken air conditioner. Many common problems with air conditioning systems can arise. Our team at Red Mountain Air Conditioning wants you to be aware, prepared, and ready to solve these air conditioning issues so you and your family can…

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Air Conditioner Components – What to Know

July 9, 2019

Understanding a bit of basic AC components and how they work can help you identify a problem or malfunction when it occurs.

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What Size AC Unit Should I Get for My Home or Office?

June 12, 2019

Having the right-sized air conditioner is a key component in cooling your space effectively. A unit that is too big or too small won’t run as efficiently…

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The Health Benefits of Running Your AC at Night

May 21, 2019

A good night’s sleep can elevate your mood, slow the aging process, & even contribute to weight loss! In Mesa, letting your AC run while you sleep is a…

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Why is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

April 15, 2019

It’s normal for your air conditioner to create some noise when running—that simply means it’s working. Although older units are typically louder than newer ones, all air conditioning noises are not the same.

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Does Your AC Help With Allergy Symptoms?

March 21, 2019

Seasonal allergies are a burden for many. Air conditioners, or ACs, when properly maintained, can noticeably reduce symptoms for allergy sufferers.

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Why is my Air Conditioner Blowing Hot Air?

July 25, 2018

What happens when you turn on your air conditioning unit and it blows hot or warm air? There are many reasons this might be happening, but we know it is not acceptable here in Arizona. We want to keep you cool at Red Mountain Air, so here are a few simple things that you can…

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When Do I Replace My Air Conditioner?

June 19, 2018

The central air conditioning system is a simple pleasure of everyday life. Your home should be a place where you can relax. On a 90-plus-degree summer’s day in Gilbert Arizona, cool air is essential to your relaxation. If you take good care of your air conditioner with annual inspections and monthly filter swaps, it should…

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Understanding Your Air Conditioner

June 19, 2018

As the philosopher Aristotle once said, “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” An air conditioner (AC) is no exception. It’s made out of many different parts, working together to keep you cool and comfortable. If one of these parts malfunctions, the air conditioner can’t function together as a whole. To get…

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Air Conditioners: 4 Things You May Not Know!

June 19, 2018

Air conditioning isn’t exactly a stimulating topic to bring up at parties. It’s not something most people think about too excessively. But at Red Mountain Air, we’re obsessed with it! We want to share with you some things that you may not have known about your air conditioner (AC). We’ve made this list to help…

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