Air Conditioning Articles

Common AC Problems and Solutions

August 7, 2020
Close up of ventilation system, Common AC Problems & Solutions | HVAC Maintenace | Littleton, MA

When the weather gets really hot in Littleton, the last thing you want is a broken air conditioner. Many common problems with air conditioning systems can arise. Our team at Basnett Plumbing, Heating & AC 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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Why is My Air Conditioner Leaking Water?

July 24, 2020
HVAC repairman fixing AC, Why is My Air Conditioner Leaking Water? | HVAC Maintenance, Repair

For Littleton homeowners, seeing anything leaking inside or outside the home can be somewhat alarming. When water is coming from your air conditioning unit, you may want to pay attention as the leak may be a red flag to a larger problem. Our team at Basnett Plumbing, Heating & AC wants to provide you with…

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How to Properly Size an AC System

July 10, 2020
Compressor fan of air conditioner, How to Properly Size an AC System | HVAC Install | Littleton, MA

In the heat of the summer, it’s easy to assume that bigger is better when it comes to air conditioning (AC) systems. Obviously, if you have an air conditioner that’s too small in your Littleton home, you will not be able to keep your temperatures consistently low even if the unit is running constantly.

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5 Ways to Save Money on Your Air Conditioning and Summer Energy Bill

June 10, 2020
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Looking to save money on your home’s air conditioning and energy bill? Our team wants to share five simple tips to cut costs this summer.

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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

May 18, 2020
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Spring is the best time to have maintenance done on your home’s air conditioner. Our team in Littleton, MA, suggests getting your unit serviced once a year.

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Is It Normal to See Ice on My AC?

September 9, 2019
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Let’s get into what this ice means and why it spells bad news for an air conditioning system.

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The Benefits of a High Velocity AC System

July 29, 2019
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High Velocity sounds powerful… but what does it really mean for air conditioning?

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How Do AC Refrigerant Leaks Start?

June 17, 2019
Close up of copper pipes agains a white wall, AC refrigerant leaks

Why do these leaks start in the first place? Are there any steps you can take to prevent this?

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How an HVAC Contractor Knows How Powerful an AC You Need

May 20, 2019
Air conditioner units on slabs at the side of a red brick building

An HVAC contractor knows how powerful an air conditioner to install through a process called “sizing.”

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You’ve Decided to Get a New AC—Now What?

April 22, 2019
Top view of an ancient air conditioning unit

Now is the right time to have HVAC professionals install a new air conditioner to provide you with many years of the comfort your family needs.

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AC Maintenance Can Help You Settle the “Repair or Replace?” Question

March 25, 2019
Home inspector, repairman, adjuster examines air conditioner units at a customer home. He is using his digital tablet to record results. AC Maintenance

If you’re currently in a bind about “repair vs. replace” for your air conditioner, we recommend calling professionals for spring AC maintenance.

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Why a Higher Setting on the Thermostat in Summer Is Better

August 13, 2018
A person lowers temperature on a home thermostat, Why a Higher Setting on the Thermostat in Summer Is Better | Basnett

We’re encouraging you to put your thermostat at a higher setting than you normally have it when you’re trying to keep cool.

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Why Air Conditioning Maintenance Is So Great

April 9, 2018
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Why is air conditioning maintenance so great? Here are a few of the reasons.

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