Take steps before a storm to keep your air conditioning running even when things outside get crazy. Summer heat will soon be rushing into the St. Louis metro area. And with the heat of summer come summer storms. With storm season about to hit Missouri, it is a good idea to consider summer storms during hazardous weather. Call Thomas Hoffmann Air Conditioning and Heating to schedule a service appointment. Taking these four preventative measures will keep your air conditioner safe and … [Read more...] about Four Ways to Prepare Your Air Conditioner to Withstand a Summer Storm
Do You Need to Do Anything to Your AC Unit in Winter?
This is a common question. Many customers also ask if they should cover their AC unit in the winter and wonder about the best way to winterize their system. At Thomas Hoffmann Air Conditioning & Heating, we specialize in installing, repairing, and maintaining every component of an HVAC system. We will help you protect your investment and ensure long-lasting comfort and reliability all year long. Here are answers to common questions about correctly winterizing your AC system. Contact Thomas … [Read more...] about Do You Need to Do Anything to Your AC Unit in Winter?
Why Is an Air Conditioning Thermal Expansion Valve Important
With more than 30 years of experience, we will help you decide which air conditioning system is right for your home and budget. So what features should you consider when buying an air conditioner? The typical rule of thumb is prioritizing features that will help your system operate more efficiently and increase energy savings. But given that ACs have many features, it can be hard to tell which features you should focus on. Worry not! In this post, we talk about a critical feature we believe … [Read more...] about Why Is an Air Conditioning Thermal Expansion Valve Important
Why Is My Air Conditioner Not Staying On?
To reduce the chances of short cycling, you should schedule regular AC maintenance. Schedule an appointment with Thomas Hoffmann Air Conditioning & Heating. When you turn on your air conditioner, you expect it to start working without any problems. However, there may come the point where your unit will start when turned on but then die almost immediately afterward. This problem is known as short-cycling, and it can come at any time without warning. Here’s everything you need to know about … [Read more...] about Why Is My Air Conditioner Not Staying On?
Heat Pump vs AC – Which One is Right for You?
Heat Pumps are usually more efficient than air conditioners but are they right for your St. Louis home? Heat pumps and air conditioners both work to cool your house. Both systems use compressed refrigerant to transmit heat from your home's interior to the outside when air moves over the coil in the air handler. In essence, heat pumps and air conditioners transfer heat from within your house to the outside. Contrary to popular belief, air conditioners actually work by extracting heat energy … [Read more...] about Heat Pump vs AC – Which One is Right for You?
What Is Air Balancing? Ways to Avoid Hot and Cold Spots in Your Home
There are a variety of reasons your home may be having this problem. However, whatever the reason, Thomas Hoffmann Air Conditioning & Heating can help! Have you noticed hot or cold spots in your home? Do certain areas feel warm and humid while others are almost chilly? It's a common issue many homeowners face but also annoying and often costly. You can try several things to balance the air in your home, but other issues will require an HVAC technician's assistance. What is Air … [Read more...] about What Is Air Balancing? Ways to Avoid Hot and Cold Spots in Your Home