AC/Heating Maintenance

HVAC Technician: Behind the Scenes of the “Coolest” Job in Texas

When it comes to heating and cooling issues in a home or business, the first instinct is to call an HVAC technician. Typically, people do not think about their heating and cooling systems. Still, when the air conditioning stops running during a mid-summer day, or the heat turns down in the middle of a snowstorm, the average homeowner does not know how to repair the damage themselves. Working as an HVAC technician is a career that requires hard work, dedication, and a desire to serve others. It's a gratifying job with great benefits. ASK FOR CONSULTATION What is an HVAC Technician, and What Do They Do? HVAC, short for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning, is the overarching term for a technician trained to install, replace, and repair HVAC systems. Unlike a general contractor or maintenance technician, the HVAC technician specializes in a specific part [...]

AC Troubleshooting: “Why Is My Central AC Not Cooling?”

If the air conditioning unit in your home is making noises, the AC not cooling the home, or energy bills are higher than normal, it may be time to assess your HVAC unit. Air Conditioning may stop working for one of a wide variety of reasons. Luckily there are options for AC repair Frisco TX. While everybody’s first instinct may be to call for help, there are a few troubleshooting steps that a homeowner can take and potentially solve the problem themselves.  Classic Heating and Air in Frisco, Texas can be called at 214-310-2665 to provide guidance, but it is in the best interest of an individual to learn about their systems and walk through a few basic steps of troubleshooting. Problems You Can Solve When was the last time you looked at your HVAC unit or adjusted the systems outside of turning the air [...]

AC Maintenance Tips: Seven Sure Signs Your Unit Needs a Tune Up

Regular AC maintenance is essential to keeping your system running smoothly and avoiding expensive repairs when something goes wrong. Classic Heating and Air loves sharing AC maintenance tips with our valued customers to ensure that their units stay in tip-top shape for years to come. Scheduling maintenance checks and tune-ups with Classic is simple, cost efficient and gives you peace of mind regarding your air conditioner. Do you remember the last time your AC had a tune-up? Check out our tips for determining when your unit is due for a visit. Your Energy Bill Goes Up. Of course, you will have a higher bill in July and August than you did in February or March. However, an electric bill that is significantly higher than usual is a big red flag. When your AC is not functioning at peak efficiency, it uses extra energy to cool [...]

August 1st, 2017|AC/Heating Maintenance|0 Comments

What to Expect When You Call the AC Pros at Classic Heating & Air

Regular service appointments with heating and AC pros are important to ensuring that your heating and cooling system is working at optimal levels. Dust and debris can reduce its efficiency, and worn or damaged parts can cause problems with the entire system. By scheduling regular HVAC service appointments, you can increase the lifespan of your system by almost 50% and reduce efficiency losses by up to 15%. That means fewer headaches and more money in your pocket. Furnace Maintenance Before the season changes to colder temperatures, it’s a good idea to schedule a maintenance check of your heating system. Your service professional will inspect your furnace or boiler depending on your heat source. During the visit your service technician will: Inspect and replace your air filters Inspect the exterior components Inspect the ventilation system Inspect the interior parts including the ignition, blower, motor and switches Measure [...]

July 25th, 2017|AC/Heating Maintenance|0 Comments

AC Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Unit Working Well This Summer

The summer months bring with them sunshine, warmer temperatures and thoughts of relaxation at home. An air conditioning unit makes it possible to enjoy the summer months without the discomfort of hot temperatures. It’s important to take good care of your air conditioning unit so that it can keep your home cool and comfortable. The following AC maintenance tips will help you keep your unit working well throughout the warm months of summer. Keep your air conditioning unit well maintained Be sure to schedule a system inspection by a reliable service professional at the beginning of the season. Your service technician will change your filter and check to make sure that all of the system components are operating properly.  An air conditioner that is working below standards can cost you money in utility bills and potentially lead to repair work. Make sure there is enough [...]

July 18th, 2017|AC/Heating Maintenance|0 Comments

AC Maintenance Tips for Reducing Your Monthly Utility Bills

As the summer heat goes up, so does your electric bill. Lowering your AC utility bill can be as simple as keeping your system maintained properly. Here are a few tips on how to save money and energy by reducing your AC costs. Your air conditioning system will work better and use less energy when it’s clean. If your system has become dirty over time, it will have to work harder to blow cold air throughout your home. The harder it works, the more energy it needs and the more you pay in utility costs. In fact, if your system gets overly dirty, you may be at risk of a massive repair bill to fix damages caused by your AC working too hard. To prevent this from happening, have your AC system checked and cleaned regularly. Schedule your inspection and cleaning appointment seasonally. There will be [...]

June 13th, 2017|AC/Heating Maintenance|0 Comments

How to Beat the Heat when Choosing HVAC Contractors in McKinney, TX

Installing a heating and cooling system in your home should be effortless. Especially in Texas, keeping your house at a comfortable temperature is something to be taken seriously. With so many HVAC contractors, though, it can be difficult to determine which company has the hottest installation for the coolest dollar. There are HVAC contractors in McKinney, TX that can guarantee your home's air quality, comfort, and even safety. To make sure you hire the right contractor, though, here are five questions to ask: Are you licensed? Many contractors should hold a state license or have insurance as proof of professional credentials. Knowing that you hired a trusted HVAC contractor means that your HVAC is more than a service - it is an investment in the future of your home. Taking the time to research beforehand means you can rest easily - and comfortably - afterward. What [...]

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