When you’re looking for an air conditioning contractor, you need to know that they will stand behind what they do. After all, air conditioning systems are one of the most expensive appliances you’ll purchase and the costliest ones to run. Choosing ProSolutions Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning will ensure that you stay cool throughout the summer and don’t waste money due to inefficiency. Our goal is always to offer complete solutions while remaining respectful of your time and home.

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We offer a full range of services including repairs, maintenance, and installations, so you can count on us for the best service.

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Importance of Air Conditioning Maintenance

Whether you have a car, lawn mower, or bicycle, you understand that each one must have some type of maintenance. It could be something as simple as changing the oil or airing up the tires, but you know it has to be done if the product is to last. Air conditioning systems are no different and need periodic maintenance and tune-ups to continue running for as long as possible. A few key ways that ProSolutions Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning can help your AC last for a number of years include:

  • AC filter changes
  • Evaporator coil cleanings
  • Lubricating the blower motor
  • Calibrating your thermostat
  • Inspect refrigeration lines and top them off if needed
  • Check the compressor and condenser operations

We will run through a complete checklist of items to ensure your air conditioning unit stays working hard for you throughout the summer. Although you can technically get away with opting out of these inspections and tune-ups, it isn’t recommended. Oftentimes, failing to keep your system properly maintained will cause it to fail sooner than it should and may even void the warranty. Also, keep in mind that a clean and well-working unit will help you save a ton of money on energy costs.

Signs Your Air Conditioning May Need Repairs

Most air conditioning systems don’t suddenly stop working, but instead, will give signs of potential failure. These signs and symptoms can be obvious but oftentimes are almost unnoticeable. Here’s what to look for:

  • Vents blowing warm air
  • Little to no air flow
  • Loud noises
  • Burning odours
  • Humidity
  • Inaccurate thermostat
  • Water or refrigerant leaks

Our expert cooling contractors offer long-lasting AC repair services that keep your home comfortable and cool. Not sure if that’s what you need? Give us a call for detailed inspections.

ProSolutions: Your Solution for All of Your Air Conditioning Needs

We definitely aren’t wishing for your air conditioning system to quit working, but we know that sometimes these things happen. When you choose ProSolutions Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, you will have peace of mind knowing that your AC is less likely to go out in the middle of a heatwave. We offer service plans to help remind you about needed maintenance and that will help the cost of any needed repairs. You will be delighted to know that our technicians are trained to clean up after themselves, arrive on time, and present you with all cost-related information before the job begins!

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Cooling FAQs

  • Is a 16 SEER AC worth it?

    Yes, a 16 SEER AC is worth it. Although it will be more expensive to buy than a less efficient air conditioning unit, a 16 SEER AC will help you save on energy costs

    16 SEER air conditioners are energy efficient, meaning they will use less energy than units with a lower SEER rating. As a result, you’ll notice significant savings in energy costs over the years. In fact, the more energy-efficient your AC the better. 

    HVAC professionals suggest that homeowners purchase the highest SEER unit they can afford. In addition to saving more on utility bills, buying a highly efficient air conditioner can also help you secure energy efficiency government rebates, depending on where you live.

  • Can I install my own air conditioner?

    While it’s possible to install your own air conditioner, and even to do DIY AC repair, it’s not recommended unless you are a trained AC professional. Professional AC installation in Edmonton will ensure that your air conditioning system is safely installed and that is runs efficiently and effectively.

    A professional AC team will guarantee that your air conditioner is optimized for the environment in Edmonton. They can also help you pick the perfect size AC for your home. Having a professional install your air conditioner can also help you save money by ensuring that the job is done right the first time. If something goes wrong when you’re installing your own AC, this can cause problems that will end up costing you more than a professional installation. Not to mention, an AC professional will have your AC installed quickly, so you can relax in your cool and comfortable home.

  • What happens if your AC is oversized?

    If your AC is oversized, your home will not be as comfortable as it should be. As well, the air conditioning unit may have a shorter lifespan.

    There’s no doubt about it - a larger AC unit will cool your home faster. However, this can result in your home being cooled TOO FAST. As a result, you may get hot and cold spots throughout your home. Gradual and even cooling, on the other hand, is achieved the right size air conditioner for your home. Fast cooling can also mean that your AC doesn’t have time to dehumidify the incoming air. Therefore, you’ll have cool but moist air circulating in your home.

    An oversized AC can also result in increased energy costs and a decreased lifespan. This is because the unit will be frequently starting and stopping.

    Air conditioning specialists like ProSolutions can help you buy and install the perfect AC for your home.

  • What size of AC do I need?

    The size of AC you need will depend on several factors.

    For help finding the right size AC for your home, contact a local St. Albert AC contractor. They will help you find the right size and the right unit for your needs. The contractor will complete a load calculation to determine what size AC you need. Factors like the size of your home, the local climate, the number of appliances you have, etc. will be taken into account. Therefore, it’s best to have a local St. Albert AC contractor complete this estimate so that they can base the calculation on the local climate.

    Keep in mind, while you can have an AC unit that is too small you can also have a unit that is too big. An AC that is too small will not be able to cool your whole home and a unit that is too big will waste energy. In both scenarios, your utility bill will be more than necessary and you will likely be reducing the lifespan of the air conditioner. When you're shopping for a new AC, be sure to keep size in mind.

  • How long does it take to install an air conditioner?

    How long it takes to install an air conditioner will depend on several factors. This includes the type of AC unit you buy, the type of unit you’re replacing, the size of your home, the location where the new unit will be installed, the condition of the ductwork in your home, etc. However, on average, a professional AC installation company should be able to accomplish this within a day. 

    When having a new central air conditioner installed in your home, be sure to use a local AC company to do the installation. This will ensure that the unit is installed properly, that it will run as efficiently as possible in Edmonton conditions, and that the AC contractor can complete the installation as quickly as possible.

  • How can I reduce my AC bill?

    You can reduce your AC bill by ensuring that your air conditioner is running as efficiently as possible.

    To guarantee your air conditioner is in top working condition, you’ll want to do some AC maintenance before starting up the unit in the summer. Make sure you clean the inside and outside of your central AC unit and change or clean the filters. This will ensure that airflow is not being restricted, causing your AC to have to work harder. Also, consider checking the concrete slab that your AC unit is sitting on. It should be level. Check your condensation line and the insulation on your coolant lines to ensure everything is in good working condition.

    To further reduce your AC bill, consider these energy-saving tips:

    Upgrade to a high-efficiency AC unitInstall a programmable thermostatKeep your thermostat at a constant temperatureUse fans to help circulate cool airKeep your air ducts cleanInstall energy-efficient windowsKeep your blinds and windows closed during the day

    Proper AC installation is also important. If your air conditioner is not installed properly, this can lead to reduced efficiency and a higher utility bill.

  • Does adding AC increase home value?

    Yes, adding AC will increase home value. This is especially true for homes in Edmonton. Summers is Alberta can get extremely hot, therefore, many homebuyers prefer houses that have central air conditioning installed. 

    If your home does not currently have air conditioning but you are considering installing AC, it is highly recommended. In fact, some estimates suggest that installing an AC unit can add up to 12% to the value of your home. Especially if you opt for a high-efficiency air conditioning unit. In addition to increasing home value, central AC adds to your home’s comfort, resulting in a healthy and happy environment.

    Before choosing and installing a central AC unit, be sure to get an AC installation quote from a local AC contractor and to ask the right questions.

  • What is the Average Life of an Air Conditioner?

  • When should I get my AC Serviced?

  • Air Conditioner Maintenance FAQs

    It’s not necessary unless you’re concerned a chunk of ice should fall on it and damage the motor. If so, put a board, like a thick piece of plywood across and anchor it with rocks/cinder blocks, etc. 

    When it comes to air conditioner maintenance, At ProSolutions Inc., we think it is better to not protect it all round with a tarp/cover as you may get insects and mice showing up as residents. Or moisture may get in during the winter causing corrosion.

    Blowing snow and rain will not cause problems for your outside unit when you are properly maintaining it throughout the year. So remember, when it comes to Air Conditioner Maintenance, it's important to be on top of it!


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