Do Air Conditioners Remove Humidity?

A woman sitting on the couch with a fan.

When summertime rolls around, many of us get excited about the warmer temperatures and sunny skies. We often forget to consider one major downfall of this season: high humidity. No one likes to feel sticky and warm — especially in their own home. If you’re dealing with high humidity levels in your home, you might […]

Reasons Why Your Air Conditioner Smells

A woman holding her nose due to a bad smell from air conditioner.

Our air conditioners can have funny ways of telling us something is wrong. Sometimes, they’ll make loud noises to let us know that a part needs to be replaced or repaired. In other instances, they’ll produce bad smells — much to our disgust.

Which Way Should a Ceiling Fan Spin in the Summer and Winter?

Ceiling fan spinning

Whether you’re in the heart of the hot summer months or waking up to the blistering cold of the winter, everyone knows the importance of getting the most out of your HVAC system. One way to combat the changing climate is by changing your ceiling fan rotation in the summer and winter months. It’s a […]

The Ideal Temperature to Set Your Air Conditioner in the Summer

Woman raising temperature to 78 degrees Fahrenheit on her thermostat in the summer.

If you’ve experienced the worst of California’s summers, you know how difficult it can be to find a comfortable temperature to handle the heat. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to cool your home without running an expensive utility bill, and it actually involves raising the level you set your thermostat. You might be confused, […]

Should You Repair or Replace Your Air Conditioner?

AC units installed outside of homes in Simi Valley, CA.

When your air conditioner suddenly malfunctions or breaks down, your first thought might be to schedule a repair. In fact, you may refuse to consider a complete system replacement. However, there are some benefits to replacing the system instead of repairing it, especially if the air conditioner is reaching the end of its life expectancy. […]

5 Signs You Need a Duct Replacement for Your Home

A HVAC professional inspecting an air duct for an air duct replacement.

You probably don’t think about your air ducts too often. When mulling over your HVAC system, it’s easy to forget that your ducts also need attention. However, as it turns out, neglecting your ducts can cost you a lot of money. Air ducts can last up to 10 to 15 years on average, but they […]

How Do I Know It’s Time for an Air Conditioner Service?

RR Electric technician changing wall AC filter.

We’ve all been there. The temperature rises outside, you turn your thermostat down a few degrees… and nothing happens — a sure sign your air conditioner needs repair. But what about other red flags that your AC unit should have a tune-up? Here are five signs that it’s time to call for air conditioning service […]

Don’t Wait Until Summer: Schedule Your AC Maintenance in Spring

maintenance on outdoor ac compressor in CA

Summertime is not the best time to have to schedule air conditioner repairs or air duct replacement installations because it ties up large sections of your home and shuts down your HVAC system indefinitely. Luckily, you can take steps now to avoid many problems you might have with your AC altogether by performing regular maintenance […]