JC Mechanical Inc. Blog : Archive for June, 2016

Tips for Beating the Heat

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Summer is here in Yorba Linda, CA and as we’ve already seen this year, heat waves are here to make our lives miserable again. This promises to be one of the hottest summers on record, and your air conditioner is going to be put through its paces trying to keep you cool. You can help it our with a few tips and tricks designed not only to maximize its efficiency, but  to make your home a little more comfortable in the bargain. Some of these tips you can do yourself and some require the services of a professional, but all of them will help cut into those high monthly bills. The can include, but are not limited to the following: (more…)

The Heat Is On: Improve Your AC’s Efficiency

Monday, June 20th, 2016

We’ve enjoyed a great deal of June gloom so far this year, with cooler temperatures here in Fullerton. CA and a reduced need for your air conditioner. That changed this weekend with the arrival of our first serious heat wave of the year. Chances are you’re going to need your system to perform at its peak every day until September at the very least. That’s going to cost you a great deal in monthly bills, and the added strain increases the chances of a breakdown as well. But with more judicious use of your air conditioner, you can cut down on those bills without skimping on the cool air you need to stay comfortable. Here’s how. (more…)

What Does Dripping Water Mean for My Air Conditioner?

Monday, June 13th, 2016

With summer on the way here in Anaheim, CA, it’s time to keep a close eye on your air conditioner for potential problems. June gloom has spared us the worst of the heat so far this year,  but it’s only a matter of time before those triple-digit temperatures hit us like a ton of bricks. Your air conditioner will need to run every day once summer begins in earnest, and the sooner you can spot signs of trouble, the more readily you can address it before it shuts your system down. (more…)

How to Respond to a Sudden AC Breakdown

Monday, June 6th, 2016

No one likes to think about their air conditioner suddenly stopping in the middle of a heat wave. Orange, CA and similar nearby cities can often hit triple digits in June and July, and the prospect of going without an AC unit can be daunting indeed. But it does happen from time to time, and when it does, it helps to know exactly which steps to take. By responding calmly and quickly to an AC breakdown, you can prevent further damage and help get your system back online quickly. (more…)