Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioner Repair’

Why Is My AC Leaking Water? And How?

Monday, August 13th, 2018

thermometerWhoa whoa whoa, I’m no air conditioning expert or anything, but I didn’t think that my AC even used water—so how did it spring a leak? You’re right. You’re not an AC expert!

Sorry, we couldn’t resist.

In all seriousness, you are right to be confused by this odd phenomenon. No, your air conditioner doesn’t use water; doesn’t have a water supply line; doesn’t store water in any sort of tank or reservoir.

Then how can it leak water?

We’re not calling you a liar, and we’re not calling you crazy. You may well see water pooling around your indoor AC unit. However, it is not really a water leak in the way that you may be thinking of. And, in fact,  it may not actually be originating in the AC. More on that below.

So read on, contact us with any questions that you may have, and remember that Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning is here for any air conditioning services in Colorado Springs, CO that you may need.

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Why Is My AC Starting and Stopping So Frequently?

Monday, June 4th, 2018

man-with-filterIf you assume that your air conditioner is running properly just because it is actually running, think again. There are plenty of problems that may develop with an air conditioning system which won’t render it completely inoperable right away. Given enough time, these and any other problems can and will result in serious issues. Chances are that you’ll be looking at a potentially expensive air conditioning repair in Manitou Springs, CO if you don’t deal with the problem promptly.

Short cycling is one such problem. What makes short cycling so tricky is that your air conditioner will still start up and run. However, it will run only very briefly before shutting back down again. Short cycling is itself a symptom of other underlying problems with your air conditioner. They are not all terribly serious, but the potential is there. Here are a few potential causes of your short cycling phenomenon. Keep them in mind, and be sure to contact us if you think that your system is in trouble.

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Why Are the Rooms in My Home Different Temperatures?

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

The main benefit of central AC is that a single system can control the temperature throughout the entire home. But this is sometimes its biggest problem as well. In some cases, it’s difficult to get the temperature to be consistent throughout the entire home because the house has an extensive floorplan or because some of the rooms are designed to be taller or wider than others. So what should you do?

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