MarGo Plumbing Heating Cooling Inc. Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

It’s Time to Fix That Filter!

Monday, August 30th, 2021

We talk a lot on this blog about the importance of your air conditioner’s filter. It keeps contaminants at bay while the interior components of your AC are able to work towards the goal of cooling your home. Also, as a little added bonus, your air filter protects the air quality of your home! There’s really no good reason to allow this component to get clogged up with dust, debris, or other contaminants.

That being said, the true secret to having a filter in good shape is putting together a routine. If you can check your filter every 1-3 months, then you’re much more likely to be in good shape when protecting your home from inefficiency and repair needs.

Today we’d like to focus on the benefits of replacing your air filter, and also talk about when you might need your filter fixed! Don’t forget to call us for AC repair in Wayne, NJ if you notice anything suspicious about the condition your system is in.

Continue Reading

5 Prevalent Heatwave Tips

Monday, August 9th, 2021

‘Tis the season for heatwaves! We’ve been bombarded with weather advisories about thunderstorms and heatwaves, and unfortunately, that’s probably going to happen until halfway through September. Heatwaves are a reality of living in an area like ours where we experience all four seasons.

However, it’s becoming more and more clear that these can be scary and uncomfortable weather occurrences. We’re not trying to be alarmist, but we want homeowners to have access to the right information so people remain safe and comfortable in their homes during a heatwave. These tips can also be great ways to keep pets, children, and the elderly safe and comfortable as well. So, let’s focus on keeping your home a sanctuary for the summertime.

Don’t forget to call us for air conditioning repair in Montclair if you experience a breakdown during a heatwave. We’re available to help!

Continue Reading

It’s Time to Invest in a Heat Pump

Tuesday, June 1st, 2021

Every year you’ve been worried about the state of your failing air conditioner and your problematic and unsafe gas furnace. You probably know that both systems need to be replaced, but that’s such a huge investment that you’re weary. And plus, replacing two systems at the same time sounds so complicated and costly that it’s probably out of your comfort zone, right?

Well, not exactly. Let’s talk about a system that could be absolutely perfect for your situation. It’s finally time we got around to talking about heat pumps in Cedar Grove.

Heat pumps are heating and cooling systems that work pretty much all year round. They’re a great replacement for a central AC system and they’re also a wonderful replacement for your furnace. Want to know how they work and why you should consider investing in them now? Well, keep reading to find out!

Continue Reading

7 Common AC Problems We See

Monday, May 17th, 2021

We’ve all been there. It’s late at night, your air conditioner is starting to freak out, and you’re frantically searching online for the root of the problem. You’re breezing through blog post after blog post, noticing that things are just stressing you out even more and you don’t know what’s a rare issue, or what’s a more common one that you’re likely experiencing. We don’t envy you.

However, we do want to help you. It’s very likely that your air conditioner is suffering from one of the most common problems we see that we’ve listed below. Sure, your system could be in a unique position where it’s suffering from a rare issue, but that will still require a professional to address it anyways. So, when it comes to air conditioning in Roseland, NJ, you’re better off calling for professional help when you can.

In the meantime, here are some of the common problems that we see in air conditioners.

Continue Reading

It’s Time to Fix That AC Issue

Monday, May 3rd, 2021

We know it’s been a difficult year. There were so many plans in 2020 and early 2021 that you had, that inevitably faded away under the pressure of a global pandemic. All of the housework, the new system purchases, and everything that you had thought about now exists on a new calendar that’s far in the future. While we completely understand how the pieces have fallen this year, some problems still need to be addressed.

If your air conditioner has been exhibiting problems, then you could absolutely need air conditioning repair in Montclair. We’re not trying to be alarmists, but we’re trying to help homeowners avoid extra costs down the line from an AC that’s completely broken down, or an AC that requires an extremely expensive fix.

Here’s a tip that we’ll explore below—the earlier you call for AC repairs, the better.

Continue Reading

Wind Down Your AC for the Year

Monday, October 5th, 2020

Let’s be honest, how many hot days are we going to see in October? How about the heatwaves in November? Here in New Jersey, things are about to get very chilly and unless your air conditioner is a heat pump, it’s time to put it into hibernation.

Does that mean you can just forget about it? Absolutely not! There are some things you should definitely do when it comes to cleaning up your HVAC in Clifton, NJ. Putting your air conditioner away for the season requires some thought. Otherwise, you’ll be disappointed when next summer rolls along and you encounter problems.

From last-minute repairs to keeping the area around your air conditioner clean and concise, you can help keep your AC system in good shape as we encounter the cold temperatures to come. Keep reading and make sure to print out or write down our end of the year AC checklist.

Continue Reading

Your AC Filter Replacement Guide

Monday, September 21st, 2020

There are three certainties in life—death, taxes, and the fact that you need to replace your air conditioner’s air filter. There’s no getting around this concept, no matter how clean you think your indoor air quality is. These filters are meant to get clogged up, so the sensitive components of your air conditioner can remain dirt, dust, and debris-free! It’s just responsible as an air conditioner owner to replace the filter when you need to.

So, as your neighborhood HVAC specialists, we’d like to talk about your air conditioning in Essex County. More specifically, we’d like to put together a step by step guide for you to follow when the time comes for your air conditioner’s filter to be replaced.

Are you nervous about replacing the filter? Or perhaps you’ve just never done it before? Don’t panic, it’s going to be just fine. This is a simple procedure that takes a few minutes. Keep reading to learn how.

Continue Reading

10 AC Efficiency Tips

Monday, September 7th, 2020

10 Tips? Did you hear that right? How can there be that many air conditioning tips to increase efficiency, longevity, and the overall health of your system? Well, take it from your local HVAC contractor that there are probably even more tips out there! Best practices and DIY tips exist in many forms, whether it’s home improvement, keeping your car in good shape, or even helping your comfort systems keep you happy.

The most important aspect to remember when it comes to AC efficiency is taking the right person’s word. If you listen to an amateur talk about air conditioning repair in Wayne, NJ, then you’re likely going to get a whole different set of ideas. Our team is licensed and certified to talk about this type of work, so our tips are bound to keep your system healthy and happy.

Continue Reading

It’s Time to Go Pro with MarGo

Monday, August 24th, 2020

What does it mean to go pro? Is hiring a professional for all your HVAC needs too expensive? Well, we’d absolutely say no to that. Professional HVAC service is the first line of defense against pretty much all problems that your comfort system will run into. The price might be higher than the amateur who lives down the street, but it’s worth every penny.

Today, we’re going to talk about HVAC in Cedar Grove, NJ—more specifically about how professional HVAC service makes a huge difference. When you sign up with a team that’s licensed, well-trained, and well-equipped for the job on hand, your results will always be better.

Don’t gamble with the health and longevity of your air conditioner. Schedule professional service with our team today to experience a new level of service and comfort.

Continue Reading

Is It Finally Time to Replace Your AC?

Monday, August 10th, 2020

We hate to break the news to you, but someone has to. Air conditioners don’t last forever. There’s just no caveat to this. Perhaps 50 years in the future there will be air conditioners with technology that can last 50 years, but that technology just isn’t here yet. Instead, we need to work within finite timeframes. Air conditioners have a general lifespan of between 10-15 years. Anything beyond that lifespan is going to seriously wane in both effective cooling power and energy efficiency.

If you need help with your air conditioning in Cedar Grove, NJ then this might be something to consider. An aging, frequently repaired AC system might not be improved with any repairs. In fact, it might be about time to retire it and make a cost-effective decision that saves you money.

Let’s talk about whether or not its the right time to replace your air conditioner.

Continue Reading