Celco Heating and Air Conditioning Blog : Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

A Refrigerant Leak Is a Big Deal

Monday, May 8th, 2023

It can be tempting to ignore the signs that your air conditioner is having a bit of a rough time. But delaying repairs can cause problems to get much worse, and sometimes, if they get bad enough, you’ll no longer be able to have the air conditioner repaired at all. One of the riskiest AC problems to ignore is refrigerant leaks. Why is this such a concern? What can happen if you don’t get it fixed? Let us tell you all about it, so you can avoid having to replace your entire air conditioner.

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How to Prepare for Your AC Maintenance Appointment

Monday, April 24th, 2023

Congratulations on remembering to schedule your AC maintenance for the year! It makes a huge difference to the effectiveness and efficiency of your air conditioner, as well as dramatically reducing the likelihood that you’ll need AC repairs this summer. Now that you’ve scheduled it, what can you do to prepare for air conditioner maintenance? Here are some tips to make things go as smoothly as possible.

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What Happens When You Don’t Keep Annual Maintenance

Monday, March 27th, 2023

Maintenance is one of our favorite topics. We often talk on this blog about how critical maintenance is for both heating and air conditioning systems. This time of year, you should be thinking about having your air conditioner professionally maintained before the cooling season starts, so we’ll focus on that. We like to emphasize just how many benefits there are to having maintenance done annually. The flip side of the benefits of maintenance is the risk of not having it done. Today, we’re going to explore that.

Here are some of the things you should expect to encounter if you don’t have your annual air conditioner maintenance done.

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Signs Your Air Conditioner is Struggling

Monday, September 12th, 2022

technicians-working-on-AC-unitYou may have encountered this scenario in many aspects of your life: something has gone wrong, and instead of having it addressed promptly, you delayed repairing an item or system. You kept using it. Then, when you finally got around to seeking repairs, you found that ignoring a small problem had caused a much larger problem to occur. This can happen with many things—a bicycle, a car, a gutter on your house. And it can definitely happen with your air conditioner. 

But what if you want to get repairs done as soon as a problem occurs, to avoid having this unpleasant scenario play out… and you simply don’t know how to tell when there is a problem with your air conditioner? Here are some basic signs you can keep an eye (or an ear) out for so that you’ll know when it’s time to call a professional.

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Here’s How You Can Change Your Air Filter

Monday, August 15th, 2022


An air conditioning unit is a complex system with many components. Although regular maintenance and any necessary repairs should be done by professionals, there is one thing you can–and should!–do yourself to keep your air conditioner running as efficiently as possible and decrease the likelihood of costly repairs down the line. Changing the air filter is a simple process and will only take a moment. If you’re unsure what to do, we’ve got you covered. Follow these directions, and your air conditioner will thank you.

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How Refrigerant Works

Monday, August 1st, 2022

Your air conditioner’s refrigerant is one of the most important parts of your cooling system. You’ve likely heard of “Freon”, or R22, which was recently phased out in favor of the more eco-friendly Puron, or R410A.

One of the common reasons homeowners call for AC repair in Fairfield, CT, is an issue with their refrigerant. They may have a leak, which can cause trouble for their evaporator, or a problem receiving cool air in their home.

By learning more about how refrigerant works and what it does for your AC, you’ll be better prepared to identify signs of trouble. If you ever suspect there’s an issue with your AC refrigerant, please don’t hesitate to give us a call. 

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The Benefits of a Ductless Mini-Split

Monday, July 18th, 2022

ductless-ACMost homeowners are willing to spend lots of money to keep the internal temperature in their homes comfortable. In the past, homeowners had to rely solely on central air conditioner systems. As the HVAC industry has advanced, many other air conditioning options have been released for homeowners around the world to use.

One of the most popular heating and cooling options on the current market is the ductless mini-split. Exploring what is offered by ductless air conditioning in Fairfield, CT is a great way to decide if this system is the best option for your home. Read below for more information about the benefits of ductless mini-split systems.

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It’s Time to Upgrade Your AC When…

Monday, July 4th, 2022

AC-UnitsNow that the weather is getting warming and summer is officially here, it’s time for you to consider how you’re going to get the right air conditioning care. This time of year is prime time when it comes to your cooling and comfort. If you want to ensure that you’re getting the best air conditioning from the right team, then it’s time to get in touch with our professionals. 

We’re a team who understands air conditioning in Fairfield, CT. If you’re considering an upgrade, we understand that one of the toughest parts of the process is just determining when the right time is to make the move. This is why we’ve created this blog today. If you relate to any of the following parts of this blog, then it’s time to upgrade your air conditioning system.

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Mid Summer Signs of an AC Repair Need

Monday, June 20th, 2022

hand drawing check box on a white backgroundMost people only call for air conditioning repair when their unit stops working completely. However, there are some mid-summer signs that your AC unit needs some attention, and it’s best to address them sooner rather than later.

If you notice any of the signs in this post, it’s best to call a professional for air conditioning repair in Fairfield, CT, as soon as possible. Waiting until your unit stops working completely will only end up costing you more in the long run. AC repair is much cheaper than replacement, so getting your unit checked is worth it.

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Staying Cool Is Easier Than You Think! Try These Five Tips

Monday, June 6th, 2022

hand drawing check box on a white backgroundIt’s no secret that air conditioning can be a real lifesaver during the hot summer months. Especially in our Connecticut heat.

But did you know that there are a few simple things you can do to keep your AC running more efficiently?

If you’re worried about your air conditioning in Fairfield, CT, follow these tips. We’ll show you how you can stay cool all summer long without breaking the bank.

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