Greenleaf Heating & Cooling Blog : Archive for September, 2017

Should You Repair or Replace an Older HVAC System?

Monday, September 25th, 2017

air-conditioning-maintenanceWith the coming of autumn comes cooler temperatures and a reduced need for your HVAC system. We’ve probably got a few hot days left in the year, and winter nights mean increased heating needs, but for now, the transitional season and mild temperatures in Southern California mean that most of us can turn off our HVAC systems without any serious issues.

That makes this an excellent time to give your heating and air conditioning system a thorough going-over, and deciding whether or not to replace it. If it’s running fine, the answer is probably “no.” But if there’s a problem requiring repairs, you’ll need to make a hard choice: do you pay for the repair job or replace the system entirely? Only you can answer that question, since it depends on the specifics of your HVAC system. There are a few guidelines which you can follow to help make that decision.

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How to Tell if You Need Air Conditioning Repair

Monday, September 11th, 2017

air-conditioning-repairHot days don’t stop just because the calendar is moving towards fall, and chances are your air conditioner has already been pushed to the maximum for the last few months. Repair calls are quite common this time of year, since older units, having handled daily work for months on end, finally get to the point where they need a repair call.

With weeks to go until the weather cools and any problem simply getting worse the more you run the air conditioner, you need to get any problem treated by a professional technician immediately.

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