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Why is My Air Conditioner Making so Much Noise?

July 13, 2018

If the noise your air conditioner is making is unusual or is different from its regular hum, there are a few things to consider. How would you describe the unusual noise that your unit is making? Rattling This could be from something that fell into the vents, or something is loose, a bolt, screw or…

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3 Signs You Need a New Air Conditioner

June 29, 2018

Air conditioning is crucial for comfort in your daily life here in Las Vegas. A well maintained AC unit, with yearly inspections and monthly filter changes, can last up to 10 or 15 years. So how do you know if you need repairs for your unit or if you need a replacement? 1.Age How old…

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Why is My Air Conditioner Blowing Hot Air?

June 15, 2018

What happens when you turn on your air conditioning unit and it blows hot or warm air? There are many reasons this might be happening, but we know it is not acceptable here in Las Vegas. We want to keep you cool at A-1 Mechanical & Electric, so here are a few simple things that…

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How Does Air Conditioning Work?

May 18, 2018

An air conditioner is a standard appliance in interior comfort. The Energy Information Administration reports that AC units account for almost 20 percent of yearly electricity consumption in the US. At A-1 Mechanical & Electric, we believe that knowledge is power: The more you know about the appliances you are using, the more effectively you…

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