Greenleaf Heating & Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Lakewood’

Why Is My AC Leaking Water?

Monday, October 21st, 2019
frost-on-AC

Things have finally become a little cooler here in Lakewood and many of us have enjoyed the luxury of giving our AC systems a break. But that break isn’t likely to last for very long, considering how the climate here in Southern California can be.

So while you have time, you likely have been taking a look at your AC to make sure it is still doing well. At least, that is what we would do. And if you are like us, if you notice that either your indoor or outdoor unit seems to be leaking, you are wondering why.

A leaking air conditioner indicates a need for repairs, that much is easy to figure out. What you might be wondering though is what is causing the leak.

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Signs of Subpar Air Quality in Your Home

Monday, July 15th, 2019

blowing-noseIf your air conditioner is not working during the summer season, then you’ll probably notice the problem right away. Same with your heater in the summer. A heater blowing cool air is obviously going to lead to problems in your home and with your comfort. What about your indoor air quality, though? Is it as high as it should be? Do you do anything to keep it at a high level? Have you even really considered it much?

If not, then now is the time. It sounds surprising, but the fact is that the air quality in your home may well be lower than the air quality outside! This makes sense. Sure, there is air pollution outside. However, the air outside is not trapped indoors, being recirculated through your HVAC system over and over. While opening up your windows on nice days will help to refresh the air in your home, it typically won’t have a huge effect on boosting air quality.

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