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Nobody Told Me My AC Could Leak Water Everywhere!

July 9th, 2018

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There are a lot of potential problems that you may encounter with your air conditioning system over the course of the cooling season. We would love to tell you otherwise, but our honesty and integrity are far too important to us to stretch the truth in such matters. No air conditioner, even when expertly manufactured, flawlessly installed, and meticulously maintained, is going to be 100% problem free. Of course, that doesn’t mean that you’ll see every problem coming, or even that you’ll realize certain problems were possible!

Case in point: The Legend of the Leaking Air Conditioner. Now, you’ve probably heard that refrigerant leaks are a major air conditioning problem—we will certainly have a blog written on that soon, so be sure to check back—but you may not have heard that air conditioners in Columbia, MD can leak water, as well. And the fact of the matter is that it’s not really a “leak” in the way you may be thinking of it. Read on for some much-needed clarification.

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Why Your Air Conditioner Needs a Clean Filter

June 25th, 2018

air-filterRegular maintenance of any air conditioning system is an absolute necessity. If your air conditioner is not well-maintained, then there is no way in which you can hope for your AC to function at peak performance and efficiency levels. That being said, you also need to keep in mind that your annual air conditioning maintenance really needs to be completed by skilled, trained professionals—mostly, anyway. We say mostly because there actually are a few vital maintenance tasks that you can handle on your own.

The most important of these is simply changing the air filter. And trust us, it really is simple to do. Some homeowners love being involved in the upkeep of their homes and systems. Others are always fearful that they’re going to do more harm than good. Fortunately, changing your air filter, which you should be doing every 1-3 months, is so simple that literally anyone can do it. And if you think that this means it’s not that important, think again! 

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Enjoy a More Efficient Cooling Performance!

June 11th, 2018

AC-leavesOh great, here comes the big sales pitch about why I actually can’t afford to not invest in a brand new air conditioning system. Not at all! Sure, investing in a brand new, high-efficiency air conditioner is going to get you a more efficient air conditioning performance. However, we totally understand that not everyone has the money lying around to go out and purchase such a system at any given moment. That is precisely why today’s post will focus on simpler, cheaper ways in which to boost cooling efficiency.

After all, we all want to live comfortably in our homes. Nothing pains us more than to imagine one of our valued customers living in discomfort just because he or she is worried about the cost of cooling the house effectively throughout. With that in mind, read on to learn some very basic ways in which you can start living more comfortably and how to do so more affordably. Contact us with any questions you have regarding air conditioning in Columbia, MD.

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Is This the Year for Replacing My Air Conditioner?

May 28th, 2018

replacing-ACReplacing an air conditioner may not be the most exciting way in which to spend your money. It is a necessary investment, however, because no air conditioning system is ever going to last forever. That being said, we completely understand that homeowners want to use their air conditioning systems for as long as possible. After all, you don’t want to waste your hard-earned cash by replacing your system prematurely, right?

Even so, we must remind you that waiting for your air conditioner to break down entirely really is not the way to go, either. Getting the most from your existing system is one thing; allowing it to completely die, on the other hand, is not going to do you any favors. So how do you know when it is time to replace your air conditioner in Columbia, MD? Well, read on for some helpful tips that will help you to determine if this is the year to do so.

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How Routine AC Maintenance Benefits You

May 14th, 2018

AC-with-moneyWhen you need to use your air conditioner in order to cool down your home, you should not find yourself waiting with fingers crossed, hoping that the system springs right to life and is able to adjust temperatures successfully. That is the level of confidence, or lack thereof, that is appropriate to a poorly maintained air conditioning system, though. The fact of the matter is that you are only really going to be able to count on your AC when it is tuned up annually.

While you may be a very hands-on homeowner, the smartest homeowners are the ones that accept that some jobs are simply beyond their skillset. There is plenty that you can handle around your home, but routine air conditioning is always a job for trained professionals. That is why it is such a good idea to enroll in our maintenance program in Columbia, MD. Doing so not only ensures that you have access to the routine maintenance that your system needs, but it also entitles you to some added benefits.

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When Should I Schedule Air Conditioning Repairs?

April 30th, 2018

service-timeWe know, we know. We’re barely out of winter’s chilly grasp, and here we are already talking about potential problems with your air conditioning system. Well, we certainly don’t mean to be a wet blanket, and we know that you likely have not even fired up your air conditioner for the season yet, but it still pays to plan ahead. Even the best systems that are rigorously maintained, after all, can and will encounter operational problems from time to time.

The best course of action that you can follow in such instances is to schedule professional air conditioning repairs in Columbia, MD at the very first sign of trouble. The only trouble with this, of course, is that you first need to learn how to recognize the signs of trouble to begin with. Don’t worry—our team is here to help. Read on to learn more about some commons signs of AC problems, and remember to contact us the moment that you notice them (or any others).

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February 21st, 2018

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Welcome to Our New Website

February 21st, 2018

iMarket Solutions has launched a new custom website for MBS Mechanical, Inc. To learn more about how iMarket Solutions can expand your presence on the web visit: www.imarketsolutions.com!

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