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Why is my air conditioner freezing up? A frozen air conditioner.

Why is My Air Conditioner Freezing Up?

August 28, 2019

If your air conditioner stops blowing cool air or stops blowing any air at all, check to see if your indoor coil is frozen. What exactly will that look like? A freeze-up is when a layer of ice forms on the evaporator coil portion of your indoor unit. It can look a bit disconcerting, but…

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How to Protect Your AC from Storms

July 26, 2019

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” There’s a reason why that old adage has been passed down through the years. It’s always better to be prepared for misfortunes than to have to deal with the consequences. During storm season in Austin, that proves true for protecting your air conditioning system as…

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5 Ways to Save Money on Your AC & Summer Energy Bill

May 15, 2019

The US Department of Energy says that air conditioning can account for 35 to 40 percent of your utility bill here in Cedar Park, Leander, & Austin, Texas…

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Mistakes to Avoid When Purchasing an Air Conditioner

April 29, 2019

If you’re in the market for an air conditioner, you may already be aware of the many different brands, models and features that are available. An A/C unit is more than just an appliance — it may be the greatest single investment you make in your home. There are many benefits to gain when choosing…

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Does an Air Conditioner Kill Mold?

April 22, 2019

Your air conditioner can do several things––keep your home’s indoor air cooler than outdoor temperatures, help to keep indoor airborne allergens at bay, and control your home’s humidity levels. But one thing it cannot do is kill mold. It can help prevent mold, but once it exists, your air conditioner cannot kill it. If you…

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Why is My AC Making Noise?

September 10, 2018

Your air conditioning unit will always make some noise when running, and older units are typically louder than newer ones. Consider the age of your unit before getting too concerned about the noise that it is making. At Arise, we recommend a maintenance inspection at least once a year to inspect the health of your…

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When Do I Replace My Air Conditioner?

July 30, 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 Cedar Park, TX, cool air is essential to your relaxation. If you take good care of your air conditioner with annual inspections and monthly filter swaps, it…

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How Does My Air Conditioner Work?

July 25, 2018

An air conditioner is a standard appliance in indoor comfort. The Energy Information Administration reports that AC units account for almost 20 percent of yearly electricity consumption in the US. At Arise, we believe that knowledge is power: The more you know about the appliances you are using, the more effectively you can operate them.…

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Why is My Air Conditioner Blowing Hot Air?

June 26, 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. We want you to stay cool and comfortable, so here are a few simple things that you can check before you call Arise Services or request service online. Check Your…

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Common Problems with AC

June 11, 2018

Air conditioning problems aren’t always predictable, but there are a few common problems that we see over and over again here in Cedar Park, TX. Recognizing what they are might help you to fix the problem yourself, or might simply help you understand what your HVAC technician is referring to when they provide solutions. Open…

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