North Wind Mechanical Blog : Archive for August, 2016

AC Running in Short Bursts? It’s Called Short Cycling, and It’s a Problem

Monday, August 29th, 2016

While much of the country is looking forward to moving into the cooler fall season, those of us in the Southwest know that we are going to be living in considerable heat for a good while longer. When you rely upon your air conditioner as much as you surely do in our geographic region, you need to know for certain that it is functioning precisely as it ought to be.

If your air conditioner is running in short bursts, starting up and then rapidly shutting back down, it’s pretty obvious that this is not the case. Don’t convince yourself that it’s not a big enough deal to warrant a call to your AC professionals. Short cycling not only negatively affects your comfort, but puts your air conditioner in Mesa, AZ at risk, as well.

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Oh No! My Air Conditioner Is Blowing Warm Air!

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

We understand how alarming this situation may be, but we urge you not to panic. First of all, we are never more than a phone call away, so you know that you can always get outstanding air conditioning repairs in Mesa, AZ when necessary. Secondly, there is a good chance that this problem can actually be resolved pretty simply.

Read on to learn about some potential causes of warm air blowing from your home cooling system. You may just find that there is a pretty obvious solution. If not, that’s what we’re here for: getting your system back on track promptly.

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Are UV Germicidal Lights Necessary?

Monday, August 15th, 2016

There is no set answer to this question, as it really depends upon the conditions in each individual home. That being said, there are certainly a great many homeowners that can benefit considerably from the use of UV germicidal lights in Mesa, AZ. Of course, it is necessary that your UV germicidal lights are professionally installed if you hope to reap the full benefits of their use.

While UV germicidal lights may be simple in their operation, their installation and servicing is anything but. Fortunately, you can count on us to ensure that everything is in proper working order. We are more than happy to help you enjoy outstanding indoor air quality in your home.

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Should I Have My Air Ducts Tested?

Monday, August 8th, 2016

There are certain services, such as air conditioning maintenance, that you obviously need to have completed on a yearly basis. Other services, though, are on more of a need-based schedule. Of course, you can only schedule services as needed if you are able to recognize when they may be needed. That is why we’d like to share with you some of the signs that you may want to schedule professional duct testing in Mesa, AZ.

When problems occur with the ductwork that you use to distribute cooled — and, though seldom necessary, heated — air throughout your home, you’ll encounter a number of different problems. It is always best to have those problems resolved promptly, which is why you need to know what to look for.

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Do I Need a Whole-House Humidifier Installed in My Home?

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Maintaining great indoor air quality in your home is just as important as keeping the temperature comfortable is. One of the biggest challenges for homeowners in our area is simply keeping the air in their homes humid enough. Our climate is obviously very dry to begin with, and running your air conditioner nonstop for so much of the year will only dry things out further.

If you suspect that the air in your home is too dry, you may benefit greatly from the use of a whole-house humidifier in Mesa, AZ. Read on for some tips about spotting very dry air. If you notice these warning signs, contact us so that we can outfit your home with a great humidification system.

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