Air Conditioning Articles

Heat Gain Prevention Tips

July 26, 2022
Heat Gain Prevention Tips

When you are in the middle of summer, it can be difficult to keep heat out of your Saskatoon home even if you have your central air conditioning system going full blast. Our team at AquaTemp wants to help you prevent heat from building up inside your home as much as possible so that your air conditioner can be more effective and efficient. Here are some tips to consider.

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Is It Normal for My AC to Turn On and Off?

July 6, 2022
Is It Normal for My AC to Turn On and Off?

When an air conditioner (AC) turns on and off in rather quick successions, without running for longer periods, this is called short cycling. It’s fairly common, but when this happens it means there’s something wrong with your air conditioner. So what should you do?

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Does an AC Help With Allergies?

May 23, 2022
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Does an air conditioner (AC) help with allergies? In one word, yes. Actually two words, yes if. If you properly maintain the air conditioner. Air conditioners can help filter your home’s air and control its humidity, which are both helps in the allergy world.

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Is It Normal for My AC to Turn On and Off?

May 5, 2022
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When an air conditioner (AC) turns on and off in rather quick successions, without running for longer periods, this is called short cycling. It’s fairly common, but when this happens it means there’s something wrong with your air conditioner. So what should you do?

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How to Properly Size an AC System

July 30, 2021
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Our team wants to help share with you tips to help select the best-sized AC for your particular household.

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How to Protect Your AC From Storms

July 15, 2021
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We want you to have a reliable AC before, during, and after a storm. Here are some tips on helping you protect your home’s unit.

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Is It Normal for My AC to Turn On and Off?

June 15, 2021
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If your AC turns on and off in quick successions, it is short cycling. Use these solutions if your unit has this issue.

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Common AC Purchasing Mistakes to Avoid

May 28, 2021
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Our team would be happy to help you sort out the best air conditioner options and help you make a smart investment.

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Spring Money-Saving Tips

March 22, 2021

Everyone loves to save money, and it’s a good idea to review different aspects of your budget now and again to see if there are more opportunities that you have missed in the past. In the springtime, considering how you can reduce your energy bills is always a great idea.

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When Is It Time for a Split-System AC Replacement?

August 14, 2020
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Our AquaTemp team can help you learn more about current split-system models as well as help you evaluate whether your current system requires repair or replacement.

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Common AC Problems and Solutions

July 13, 2020
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When the weather gets really hot in Martensville, SK the last thing you want is a broken air conditioner. Many common problems with air conditioning systems can arise. Our team at AquaTemp wants you to be aware, prepared, and ready to solve these air conditioning issues so you and your family can stay cool this summer.

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3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

June 15, 2020
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A major part of your health relies on getting a good night’s sleep. That’s why it’s not just important to run your air conditioner during the hot summer days. You also need to keep your home comfortably cool at night as well.

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Single-Stage and Variable-Speed Air Conditioners

May 15, 2020
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At AquaTemp, our professionals want to help with all your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) needs. Keeping your air conditioner operating at peak efficiency helps control the energy expenses in your Saskatchewan home, maintain your indoor air quality, and reduce your carbon footprint. Additionally, with many people staying home during this unprecedented time it is more important than ever to make sure your HVAC equipment is functioning as it should be.

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Does an AC Kill Mold?

August 15, 2019
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If you find mold exists somewhere in your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system, AquaTemp can guide you on ridding your home of the mold.

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Consider a Ductless AC System

July 30, 2019
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Our team at AquaTemp wants you to be well-informed about your options, and those options include ductless air conditioning systems that can function as an air conditioner only or a heat source as well.

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How Does AC Work?

July 9, 2019
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An air conditioner is a standard appliance in interior comfort. The Energy Information Administration reports that 87 percent of homes have an AC unit and they account for almost 20 percent of yearly electricity consumption in the US.

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How to Prevent Heat Gain in Your Home

June 24, 2019
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One way to save money this summer is by learning how to battle heat build up, or heat gain, in your home. By taking a few steps you can minimize the amount of heat that gets trapped inside.

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How to Set Your Programmable Thermostat

June 10, 2019
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With all the options available for setting your programmable thermostat, it’s easy to get confused. Of course, this defeats the purpose of a programmable thermostat—it’s designed to for you to “set it and forget it,” making your life easier. It’s worth taking the minute or two it takes to read this to clear up anything that may be confusing you about the process.

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Spring Is the Best Time for Your Air Conditioner Maintenance

April 30, 2019
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An air conditioner, just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At AquaTemp, we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned at least once a year. The optimum time is in the spring to ensure your unit will run with the most efficiency during the hottest summer months. You…

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Central Air Conditioner Basics

September 4, 2018
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Here are 4 of the main parts to your central air system: Condenser This is the outside metal unit. This is where the gas from the compressor is condensed into a liquid. The gas that enters the condenser is very hot. The temperature is then lowered so that the gas can convert back to a…

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Basic Air Conditioner Definitions

August 21, 2018
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Maintaining your air conditioner can be a daunting task may seem scary at first. But knowing a few basic terms regarding your air conditioner unit can make that task a little easier. Air Handler The indoor component of your air conditioner or heating system that moves air through your home. Annualized Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE)…

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Why is my Air Conditioner Freezing Up?

August 1, 2018
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A freeze up is when a layer of ice forms on the outside of your AC unit. Whether you have a window unit or a central air system the causes and effects of this, as well as the solutions, are the same. The ice build up on your AC unit creates an inability to cool…

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3 Signs You May Need a New Air Conditioner

July 18, 2018
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Air conditioning is crucial for comfort in your daily life here in Hepburn. A well maintained AC unit, with yearly inspections and monthly filter changes, can last up to 10 or 15 years. So how do you know if you need repairs for your unit or if you need a replacement? Age How old is…

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Air Conditioner Components

July 7, 2018
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Aside from the professionals, like ours at AquaTemp, who really thinks about air conditioners and their components? Air conditioners keep your Hepburn home or business cool and comfy when the outside temperatures are high, and that’s all you really need to know, right? Well, air conditioners do so much more than just cool, like dehumidify…

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Air Conditioner Making Noise

June 14, 2018
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Your air conditioning unit will always make some noise when running, and older units are louder than newer ones, so consider the age of your unit before getting too concerned about the noise that it is making. At AquaTemp, we recommend a maintenance inspection at least once a year to inspect the health of your…

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Why is My Air Conditioner Blowing Hot Air?

April 30, 2018
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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, but we know it is not acceptable here in Hepburn, SK. We want to keep you cool at AquaTemp, so here are a few simple things that you can check…

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