Air Conditioning Articles

Benefits of Coil Cleaning and HVAC Maintenance

August 30, 2023
Benefits of Coil Cleaning and HVAC Maintenance. Bag of repairman's work tools, gloves on top of air conditioner units outside a brick home.

It is simple—your Marana home’s heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system requires meticulous care to operate consistently and efficiently. Maintenance is the key to a high-performing system.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Blowing Hot Air?

August 2, 2023
Why Is My Air Conditioner Blowing Hot Air? Flushed man feeling hot in front of a fan.

When the temperature is high in Arizona, the last thing you need is morehot air. But on occasion, your air conditioner (AC) malfunctions and can turn your home into a stuffy inferno. 

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Prepare Your Cooling System for Monsoon Weather

July 26, 2023
Image of rain rolling off roof. Prepare Your Cooling System for Monsoon Weather.

At Hamstra Heating and Cooling, Inc., we know how destructive the monsoon can be. We have assisted customers in the Greater Tucson area for 40 years and have seen more than a few monsoon storms.

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Video – Energy Saving Tip 1

July 19, 2023
Video - Energy Saving Tip 1. Grill with hot dogs on it and hand with spatula turning them.

It is no secret that your oven will toast your house up and cooking on a cold day is nice sometimes, but on a hot day it will warm your house up in an unnecessary way. Try to utilize the opportunity you might have to cook outside.

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Air Conditioning Noise Concerns

July 5, 2023
Air Conditioning Noise Concerns. Woman laying in bed.

Very few central air conditioners (AC) are whisper-silent. A certain amount of noise coming from your ductwork is not uncommon. It is normal to hear the blowers spinning, among other parts of the cooling process. 

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Is It Normal for My AC to Turn On and Off?

June 7, 2023
Loving mom relax and having fun with child at home: carefree young woman mother sit laughing together with son in front of fan ventilator work indoors and blow cool air during summer heat outdoors.

While there are many possible reasons for short cycling, here are several of the most common ones and what can be done to fix them.

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The Importance of Condensate Line Cleaning

May 24, 2023
close up still of water droplets hitting the ground.

If your condensate drain is clogged, the water can drip inside your air conditioner and onto the floor. Imagine finding 20 gallons of water pooled around your heating and cooling system, soaking carpeting, nearby appliances, and furniture.

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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

May 3, 2023
A technician unscrews the top hatch of the outdoor compressor unit of a Split type air conditioner. Repair or maintenance work.

At Hamstra Heating & Cooling, we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned at least once a year.

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Spring Money-Saving Tips

April 5, 2023
Image of someone pulling back curtains on window. Spring Money-Saving Tips.

Everyone loves to save money, and it’s a good idea to review different aspects of your budget now and again to see if there are more opportunities you have missed in the past.

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