Air Conditioning Articles

Video – Make the Switch Today!

September 20, 2023
Video - Make the Switch Today! Drawing of a high efficiency air conditioner.

Are you in the market for a new air conditioner?

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Top Causes of AC Failure

August 2, 2023
Image of AC being taken apart. Top Causes of AC Failure.

One common cause of air conditioner failure is a faulty circuit breaker or fuse. Although some customers may be comfortable changing a fuse or blown breaker on their own, it can be somewhat dangerous because you are working with your electrical system.

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Air Conditioners: Things You May Not Have Known

August 2, 2023
Image of person sitting on couch looking excited. Air Conditioners: Things You May Not Have Known.

AC units pull heat and humidity out of the air, flushing it out through the outdoor condenser and condensate drain. Your AC cools down your Livonia home by subtracting hot air—it doesn’t actually add anything.

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Heat Gain Prevention Tips

July 26, 2023
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Our team at Harriman Heating and Air Conditioning wants to help you prevent heat from building up inside your home as much as possible so that your air conditioner can be more effective and efficient.

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Common AC Purchasing Mistakes to Avoid

July 5, 2023
Image of money down the drain. Common AC Purchasing Mistakes to Avoid.

When you’re ready to invest in a major home appliance like an air conditioner (AC), you want to be well informed.

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Summer Savings Tips for AC

June 28, 2023
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It’s summertime in Michigan. The team at Harriman Heating & Air Conditioning hopes you find time to relax with friends and family, taking in the beautiful sunny days.

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When Do I Replace My Air Conditioner?

June 7, 2023
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Sometimes, life moves incredibly fast. You could have sworn you just bought your air conditioner. But lately, it doesn’t seem to be working so well.

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AC Maintenance Checklist

May 3, 2023
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Be sure you take the time to perform basic maintenance regularly as well as invest in a professional checkup at least once a year. According to the US Department of Energy (DOE), good maintenance can save you money and reduce your energy usage.

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Why Air Conditioners Freeze Up

August 31, 2022
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Did you accidentally stumble upon your air conditioning (AC) unit’s “winter weather” setting? Nope. You’re probably experiencing a freeze-up.

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How to Properly Size an AC System

June 27, 2022
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In the heat of the summer, it’s easy to assume that bigger is better when it comes to air conditioning (AC) systems. Obviously, if you have an air conditioner that’s too small in your Farmington Hills home, you will not be able to keep your temperatures consistently low even if the unit is running constantly. …

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VIDEO – Have Your Utility Bills Jumped? 

June 16, 2022
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Have your utility bills suddenly jumped? It could be your heating and cooling system. Harriman Heating and Air Conditioning 734-271-6200

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How Can I Save Money On My Energy Bill?

May 17, 2022
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As the summer months approach, we are all looking to save some pennies where we can. So why not start with your costly utility bills?   The US Department of Energy (DOE) says air conditioning can account for 35 to 40 percent of your utility bill here in Michigan. At Harriman Heating & Air Conditioning,…

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

May 6, 2022
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conditioner is producing an unusual sound, that could mean trouble. So instead of risking injury to you or your system by poking around the unit yourself, play it safe and call a professional to come inspect it for you.

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6 Common AC Problems and Solutions

August 10, 2021
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Our team at Harriman Heating & Air Conditioning wants you to be aware, prepared, and ready to solve these air conditioning issues so you can stay cool.

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How to Protect Your AC From Storms

July 30, 2021
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We want you to have a reliable AC system before, during, and after a storm. Use these tips to help protect your home’s investment.

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Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

July 9, 2021
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When you can’t figure out why your air conditioner is blowing hot air, use these tips to help.

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How Does Your Central Air Conditioner Cool Your Home?

May 20, 2021
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Understanding your air conditioner’s basic components and how they work can help you identify any issue when it occurs.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

May 10, 2021
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Is your home’s air conditioner making a strange noise? Here’s a list of common AC noises and the problems they indicate.

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Video-The Importance of Air Conditioner Maintenance

March 29, 2021
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The best time of year to have your AC serviced is spring, even if you reside in a locale with pretty warm weather all year long.

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Spring Money-Saving Tips

March 22, 2021

If you can reduce that usage in Farmington Hills, you will be able to make a difference in our environment and save yourself some money as well. Take some of the following ideas from our professionals at Harriman Heating & Air Conditioning to heart and make some money-saving resolutions today.

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

August 24, 2020
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The modern air conditioner is designed to transfer cool air throughout your home to keep you comfortable during the year’s hottest months.

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3 Telltale Signs It’s Time for a New AC

July 16, 2020
A rusted air conditioner mounted in a wall | Signs AC Repair Replace | 3 Telltale Signs It’s Time for a New AC | Farmington Hills

Deciding on the ideal time to replace your air conditioning system in Farmington Hills can be a challenge, so here are three areas our Harriman Heating & Air Conditioning professionals suggest you monitor for telltale signs:

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3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

June 15, 2020
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A major part of your health relies on getting a good night’s sleep. That’s why it’s not just important to run your air conditioner during the hot summer days. You also need to keep your home comfortably cool at night as well.

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How AC Helps With Allergies

May 29, 2020
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Our professionals at Harriman Heating & Air Conditioning can help you learn more about how your air conditioner can help with your allergies.

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How Environmental Issues Can Affect Your AC

May 28, 2020
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However, many environmental issues also play a significant part in not only your air conditioner’s performance but contribute to potential problems you may face. Our team of experts at Harriman Heating wants to help increase your awareness of some of these environmental factors.

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