Air Conditioning Installation – Service – Repair
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Air Conditioning Contractors
Serving Portland OR - Vancouver WA - Longview WA
When it comes to air conditioning installation, Apex Air is the name you can trust. With over 55 years of combined experience in the HVAC industry, our highly qualified technicians bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to each job. Whether you’re looking to replace an old AC unit or you want to install an entirely new system, we will make the process as easy and efficient as possible. Your air conditioning system plays a vital role in your everyday comfort. Don’t leave its performance up to luck – call Apex Air instead.
- Our HVAC contractors are well-trained, certified, and experienced
- We are licensed and insured
- We provide written estimates and clear pricing to avoid unexpected charges
- We have the knowledge to repair any AC brand and model
- We offer warranties on parts and labor
- We offer air conditioning maintenance programs
Air Conditioning Installation CostsThere are a variety of different factors that go into the cost of having an air conditioning unit installed, including the size of your home and the type of system you prefer.
How Long Do Home Air Conditioners Last?When wondering how long do air conditioning units last, it’s important to understand that having your unit maintained can increase its life expectancy.
Retrofitting an Air Conditioning Unit to an existing furnaceThe Greater Vancouver and Portland Metro communities include homes built without central air conditioning systems. Such homes can benefit from retrofitting an air conditioning unit to an existing furnace.
Why Does My Air Conditioning Smell Funny?When your air conditioning system emits unusual odors, it is important not to ignore them. Unpleasant smells can indicate underlying issues that may affect the performance, efficiency, and even the safety of your unit.
Why is My Air Conditioner Loud?Troubleshooting your noisy air conditioner? We'll explain some common causes of a noisy air conditioner and what they mean.
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Air Conditioning Repair
If your air conditioning is malfunctioning or not working efficiently any more, it might just need a simple repair. Our technicians can fix most problems with affordable repairs, even for older units that are reaching the end of their lifespan. However, it’s important to get professional assistance as quickly as possible to prevent the problem for getting worse. Keep an eye out for these common signs that your air conditioning needs repairs:
- Strange sounds
- Foul odors
- Moisture leaks
- No cool air
- Constantly running
- Low airflow
Notice any of those signs? Don’t hesitate to give us a call! We’ll inspect your unit, pinpoint the problem, and provide you with recommendations for next steps – along with a free estimate so you know how much repairs should cost.
Air Conditioning Installation
Installing a completely new AC system? Replacing an outdated or old unit? Apex Air is here to help. Our knowledgeable technicians make each step of the process as quick and easy as possible, from selecting the right unit for your household to optimizing airflow in each room. We have decades of combined experience selling and installing air conditioners, so we can help you find the best fit for your needs.
24/7 Emergency Support
Dealing with serious AC problems? Apex Air is here to help - day or night! We offer 24/7 emergency HVAC service to ensure you always have the support you need. Malfunctions can happen at any time, but you don't have to worry. Just give us a call and we'll be right there.
Air Conditioning FAQs
If you are looking to sell your property in the near future, then a new air conditioning unit could be a great investment. Potential buyers often look for homes with new AC units because they are more powerful, use less energy, and require fewer repairs or maintenance visits. On average, new air conditioning systems increase property value by anywhere from 5-10%.
If you are installing a new air conditioner in 2023 or after, then you may qualify for a tax credit from the federal government. Effective January 1st of this year, homeowners can claim 30% of installation costs (up to a maximum of $600) on eligible units. The unit must be ENERGY STAR certified with a SEER2 rating greater than or equal to 16. If you want to claim this tax credit, our technicians can help you choose the right AC unit for your home.
Most residential air conditioners take between four and eight hours to install, though the size and complexity of the job will impact the overall timeline. If your unit is particularly large or located in a hard-to-reach area, it may take a little longer to set up. After inspecting your space, our team will let you know how long we expect your installation to take.
Though you are probably excited to get your new AC unit up and running right after it’s installed, it may need to sit anywhere from 30 minutes to 24 hours before you turn it on. This waiting period is necessary to allow the refrigerant in the AC unit to settle. After installation, our experts will tell you how long it will be until your AC is ready to use.
The size of your AC unit depends on many different factors. What type of system you’re installing, the size of your home, how many people live inside, and how well your house is insulated. Our HVAC experts can help you chose which system works best for your home!
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, it is recommended that you keep your thermostat at a close range to that of outside, to your own comfort level. Keeping your AC at a warmer temperature when you are away from your home can help you save money on energy costs!
Like with cooling your home during the summer, keeping your home at a cooler temperature during the winter can help save on energy costs. The U.S. Department of Energy states that “During winter, the lower the interior temperature, the slower the heat loss.” By keeping a cooler home, you can save on energy costs and the longevity of your HVAC unit.
Bryant Heating and Air Conditioning
At Apex Air, we’re Bryant® Factory Authorized Dealers. Since its founding in 1904, Bryant® has been an industry leader in the heating and air conditioning industry. The company provides various, high-performance, energy-efficient air conditioners, heat pumps, furnaces, humidifiers, thermostats, and more. Everything you need to make your home comfortable and safe. They really strive to deliver the best products to meet your needs above else.
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Signs You May Need a New Air Conditioning System
A new AC unit is a big investment, which is why many homeowners hold onto their old systems far longer than they should. However, waiting for your current system to completely fail before investing in a replacement could leave you with two major issues: first, you may spend a few days or weeks without cool air while you wait for a service appointment, which could be uncomfortable in the hot summer months. And second, you may end up paying more than you need to due to frequent repairs or high energy bills.
Knowing when to replace your old AC unit will help you avoid both of those problems. But, how can you tell if it's finally time to invest in a new system? If you answer "yes" to one or more of these questions, you may need to replace your AC:
- Is the current air conditioning unit more than 10 years old?
- Are current repairs expensive and frequent?
- Has the air conditioner started making unusual mechanical noises?
- Has your electricity use gone up?
- Are rooms furthest from the indoor unit not adequately cooled?
- Would you prefer a more efficient air conditioner to cut energy cost?
- Is having a more eco-friendly air conditioner important to you?
- Would you enjoy better AC performance such as lower humidity, balanced temperatures and quieter operation?
Still not sure if your old system is getting too old? The experts at Apex Air are always happy to help. We can answer your repair and installation questions to help you determine the best course of action for your household, needs, and budget. Just give us a call today to get answers from a certified technician!
Reliable Air Conditioning Service
A properly functioning air conditioning system is an important part of any home. It is designed to provide you with a comfortable indoor climate regardless of how hot and humid it is outside. So whether you need a new air conditioner or want your current air conditioner serviced, give us a call. We are your local air conditioning service providers serving the entire Vancouver and Portland metro area.
Air Conditioning Installation In Vancouver WA & Portland OR
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