Air Conditioner

Options for an AC Upgrade in Nashville 

Options for an AC Upgrade in Nashville  150 150 Lewis Comfort Control

Having an AC is a must for most Nashville homes. With the hot temperatures and humidity every summer, it is almost possible to make it through the warmer months without one.  But when you are planning to replace an aging cooling system or install AC in a new property, you have a range of options. Selecting the right one will give you the AC that is best for your home cooling needs and budget. Which…

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How to Avoid the Need for AC Repair

How to Avoid the Need for AC Repair 150 150 Lewis Comfort Control

This summer, temperatures have already climbed in Nashville and many homes are already running their ACs regularly. Meanwhile, the thought of your AC going out during the summer or needing to be replaced can be an alarming prospect that has you worried about being without AC during the hottest months or the need to schedule an expensive AC replacement that you might not have in the budget.  These tips can help you extend the life…

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Upgrading Your Window Units to Ductless AC

Upgrading Your Window Units to Ductless AC 150 150 Lewis Comfort Control

For a long time, the only alternative to central air was a window unit. These provide an affordable way to get air conditioning in a small space without the need to install an expansive ductwork system for central air, while also providing far more cooling power than fans.  But mini split system air conditioning offer an alternative that can provide a better performance, more cost effective cooling, and a more modern look, making these the…

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Why Your Upstairs is Warmer than Your Downstairs and How to Fix It

Why Your Upstairs is Warmer than Your Downstairs and How to Fix It 150 150 Lewis Comfort Control

Living in a multistory home will almost always result in upstairs temperatures that are several degrees warmer than downstairs, and it is usually a challenge to find a balance between the correct upstairs and downstairs temperatures to keep all areas of your home comfortable. This difference in temperatures and the main reason why it is unavoidable is that hot air rises. In the process of cooling your home, the cool air introduced will naturally push…

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What is the Best Temperature to Set Your AC At in Summer?

What is the Best Temperature to Set Your AC At in Summer? 150 150 Lewis Comfort Control

More than a few households in Nashville have disagreements over where to set the thermostat during the summer. Someone looking to save on energy cost may opt for a higher setting while someone who runs warm may want to set temperatures below 70. For those looking for the definitive answer, experts recommend setting your AC between 72 and 78 degrees during the summer, depending on your personal comfort level. This temperature is low enough to…

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What Causes an AC to Blow Hot Air?

What Causes an AC to Blow Hot Air? 150 150 Lewis Comfort Control

You rely on your air conditioning to fill your home with cool air on the hottest days of summer. So feeling hot air or lukewarm air blowing out of your vents can be an immediate cause for concern and a clear indication that there is a problem somewhere in your air conditioning system. Identifying the problem and making the fix usually requires an HVAC professional who will be able to have your AC back to…

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Recharging Your AC – When and How to Recharge Refrigerant

Recharging Your AC – When and How to Recharge Refrigerant 150 150 Lewis Comfort Control

Refrigerant is a key component of a central air system that helps move hot air out so that the AC can return cooler air back into your home. When there is not enough refrigerant, the unit is not able to cool as effectively, if at all. Adding new refrigerant to the system, or recharging it, is the way to get the system the refrigerant it needs to get back to proper functioning. These are the…

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Benefits of a Ductless Air Conditioning System and Why It Might be Right for Your Property

Benefits of a Ductless Air Conditioning System and Why It Might be Right for Your Property 150 150 Lewis Comfort Control

Ductless ACs are an increasingly popular method of keeping homes in Nashville cool. Unlike the expansive system of ducts required to carry air from a central unit to the various rooms of your home,  a ductless AC has a wall mounted unit indoors that connects directly to the outside compressor. Ductless ACs are often a good way to supplement your central AC or, in some smaller properties, replace it entirely. When you are considering installing…

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How to Prepare Your AC for Summer

How to Prepare Your AC for Summer 150 150 Lewis Comfort Control

Although the official start of summer is still a few months off, the weather in Nashville is already warming up. Before you turn on your AC this spring, make sure that it is ready for hot weather. Taking steps now to prepare your AC will guarantee that it is able to keep you cool and run as efficiently as possible to save you on energy costs. The first step is to keep air filters clean.…

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Five Signs That Your AC Needs Repair

Five Signs That Your AC Needs Repair 150 150 Lewis Comfort Control

If your AC goes out on a hot day in Nashville, the results are miserable. Even with the fastest AC repair services, you will still spend at least a few hours dealing with high heat and humidity in your home. But there are many times where the AC will not simply go out without first showing signs of a problem. You can avoid any uncomfortable situations by knowing what signs to look for and scheduling…

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