Air Conditioner Articles & Tips

Need to know more about home HVAC systems? Watch our video playlist for the best heating and cooling tips on operating and maintaining your air conditioning, furnace and other HVAC systems. Do you consider yourself an HVAC pro? Or do you only... Read more .

If your air conditioning system isn’t cooling or isn’t working at all, check out our interactive photo that helps troubleshoot the top 5 most common AC problems.. When you fire up your AC, does your cooling system sound like a velociraptor is... Read more .

Watch our video for each step of an air conditioner spring preventive maintenance checkup, including inspecting the airflow, compressor, fan, motor and filter. Spring has sprung, and that means summer is right around the corner, so it’s time to... Read more .

How to prevent — and deal with — water damage to your washer, dryer, fridge, HVAC and other appliances. Hurricanes, tornadoes, thunderstorms, floods — storm season is the time of year when Mother Nature can unleash her fury. As you batten down... Read more .

When summer comes along, you need your air conditioner to run without a hitch, and even the best air conditioners can run into issues with time. So, what do you do if your central AC unit is not working properly? Don’t worry. The heating,... Read more .

Stay cool this summer—and save money—by addressing these hot spots. Maintaining the optimal temperature in your home over the summer is no easy feat, because more factors come into play than simply setting the AC to your desired temp. The current... Read more .

Spoiler: The answer is probably yes. When people think of air pollution, they tend to think of big cities like Los Angeles or Beijing. But according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, indoor air can be more polluted than outdoor air,... Read more .

If you’re buying a new air conditioner and heater, here are a few things to consider to find the right HVAC system for your home. Many factors go into choosing a new HVAC system. Whether you’re moving into a brand-new home or replacing your... Read more .

Surprisingly, the air inside your home can be more polluted than the air outside. Fortunately, a high-quality HVAC filter can help. People often talk about outdoor air quality and how it affects our health—but poor indoor air quality can be just... Read more .

If you are wondering how to choose a cooling unit or heating system or brand you may need to ask yourself some questions and evaluate just exactly what is most important to you. Sears Home Services can help you prioritize your most important... Read more .