That Leak Could Mean You Need Air Conditioning Repair

There could be more to your leaking air conditioner than just a pool of water. Not only could you end up with mold or water damage, but you could also be running an inefficient cooling system that is costing you money in the long run. There are a couple of common reasons that your air conditioner is leaking, however, and our professionals at Acosta Heating and Cooling can provide the solutions you need. When we arrive for air conditioning repair services at your home or business in Charlotte, North [...]

By | July 13th, 2017|

Air Conditioners: Choosing the Right Size for Your Home

When it comes to air conditioners, a bigger system won’t necessarily cool your home any better than a smaller one. Generally speaking, the size you need all comes down to the cooling power your home requires and how big your home is. One of the best ways, however, to pick the right system as you go through your options for air conditioners is to choose a system with the right BTUs, or British Thermal Unit. The BTU rating is a figure that lets you know how quickly and effectively [...]

By | June 12th, 2017|

Do You Need Professional Air Conditioning Repair? Here’s How to Tell.

Running into a problem with your air conditioner in the middle of a sweltering summer day is never fun. Although AC problems are almost inevitable, we want you to remember that you don’t have to wait until your system stops working entirely to turn to us. Here are a few signs that indicate you need air conditioning repair sooner rather than later: Poor air flow--If the air flow coming from your vents is weak, your air conditioner’s compressor could be failing. However, if air flow problems are present in [...]

By | May 11th, 2017|

You Can’t Go Wrong With These Central Air Conditioning Maintenance Tips

Your central air conditioning system keeps your home cool all summer long -- or at least that’s what you want it to do. If you want to avoid a situation where your central air conditioning system stops working like it should or stops working altogether, we highly recommend following these maintenance guidelines: The most important thing you can do for your central air conditioning system is to replace its filters on a regular basis. Clogged, dirty filters prevent clean, cool air from flowing through your home effectively, and they [...]

By | April 21st, 2017|

Springtime Flu or Indoor Air Quality Issue?

Getting a cold or the flu this time of year always seems to be worse than other times of the year, but if you feel ill and just cannot shake it, it might be something other than your immune system to blame. It could be a problem with the indoor air quality in your home. Today’s homes are built to be energy efficient, and as such, dust, pollen, contaminants, chemicals and even viruses are trapped inside. When you add to that the numerous irritants you bring into your home, [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|

HVAC Repair vs. Coca-Cola 600

You, and probably many of your friends, are anxiously looking forward to the 58th running of the Coca-Cola 600 at the end of May. The pre-race show is set to honor Memorial Day and our military heroes so it should be an incredible event. The last thing you want to do is miss it because of a costly HVAC repair. About now you are also probably getting close to turning on the air conditioning, if you haven’t already, and one thing that you should be thinking about is having [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|

March is the Perfect Time for an HVAC System Inspection

Winter is winding down, yet summer is still a bit of a ways away yet, so that means we’re getting close to that wonderful time of year when your HVAC system is able to enjoy a bit of a break. In Spring, you often do not need heat or air conditioning, at least during the day. This makes it the perfect time to think about having an HVAC system inspection performed. This is a relatively slow season for those in the HVAC industry in terms of needing to do [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|

The Temperature is Climbing… Do You Need Air Conditioning Repair?

You were all set to go out this weekend and enjoy the many places to go in Charlotte when it started getting warmer and you decided it was time to kick on the air conditioner, only to find that it isn’t working. Needing air conditioning repair has sidelined your plans, or so you think. However, maybe it doesn’t have to be as bad as you think. Many air conditioning repair fixes are less major than you might think. Often something simple, such as a loose wire, refrigerant leak, clogged [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|

How to Deal with Needing Furnace Repair

It is never a great situation when you find that you need furnace repair in February. Even though spring isn’t too far off, you do not relish the idea of being cold in your home until then. There are a few feasible ways to deal with needing furnace repair, and also a few creative, albeit impractical ways. 1.  Leave – You could opt to go stay somewhere else rather than deal with the furnace repair at the moment. If you have friends or family who would let you hang [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|

Residential Heating Services You May Need this Winter

Keeping your home’s heating system well-maintained is an important way to avoid crises this winter. It’s better to be proactive and have your home inspected rather than waiting until your system shuts down from overload or lack of appropriate care. As heating professionals, we recommend certain residential heating services, including home inspections and maintenance, be completed regularly. The earlier issues can be resolved, the less overall damage and repair that has to be completed. Here are some things to look out for that may mean you need residential heating [...]

By | January 12th, 2017|