Air Conditioning Articles

The Phaseout of Your AC’s R-22 Refrigerant

August 16, 2023
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No doubt you’ve heard of Freon®, the refrigerant gas used in your air conditioner.

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Consider a Ductless AC System

July 14, 2023
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Our team at Skylake Heating & Air 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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Air Conditioners Versus Heat Pumps

May 15, 2023

Whoever named the heat pump was being modest.

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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

April 21, 2023
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At Skylake Heating and Air, 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 system will run with the most efficiency during the hottest summer months.

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How Environmental Issues Can Affect Your AC

October 13, 2022
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When you’re looking at how your air conditioner works, it can depend on a wide variety of factors. Most people realize that the brand you select, the size, the features, and the efficiency rating all play a role in how well an air conditioner will cool your Lehi home. However, many environmental issues also play…

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Common AC Problems and Solutions

July 11, 2022
AC Problems

When the weather gets really hot in Orem, the last thing you want is a broken air conditioner. Many common problems with air conditioning systems can arise. Our team at Skylake Heating & Air 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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Do I Really Need an AC Tune-Up?

June 20, 2022
AC Tune Up

Home ownership comes with a great deal of responsibilities and an ever-growing to-do list. Add to that the responsibilities of a career and a family, and you see why modern life runs at a constant, fast pace here in Orem. It’s easy to bump things like an air conditioner tune-up down the priority list, both in terms of time and money. It’s very likely you have higher priorities requiring more urgent attention than an air conditioner that seems to be working just fine.

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3 Telltale Signs It’s Time for a New AC

June 15, 2022
AC Replace

Should you repair or replace? That’s always the big question when it comes to major home systems like air conditioning (AC). Repairs are easier on the pocketbook in the short run, but too many of them can add up. 

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AC Maintenance Checklist

May 16, 2022
AC Maintenance

Can you imagine a hot Orem summer without air conditioning? Your air conditioning system can be your very best friend on the warmest days.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Blowing Hot Air?

September 17, 2021
AC Blowing Hot Air

It’s the first really hot day of summer in Orem when the floor fans and the open windows just don’t cut it anymore. You head over to your thermostat and select “air conditioner” and wait for that refreshing icy air to start blowing out of your vents. When you check a few minutes later, you feel only hot air. Why? Many reasons can cause an air conditioner to malfunction, resulting in warm or hot air blowing through your vents. Our Skylake Heating & Air professionals want to help you diagnose those problems quickly and then get them fixed, so you can cool down your family and your home.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Freezing Up?

August 15, 2021
AC Freezing

A freeze up is when a layer of ice forms on the outside of your air conditioning unit. It can look a bit disconcerting, but don’t panic. It’s fixable. Whether you have a central air system or a window unit, the causes and effects, as well as the solutions, are the same.

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