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  • How to Detect and Remove AC Acid

    MWalton Jan, 25, 2020

    How to Detect and Remove AC Acid

    If your client’s unit is suffering from a blown compressor motor, they likely have AC acid in their system. If left untreated, this acid can cause or worsen corrosion, damage components, and harm any replacement compressor parts that you install. For these reasons, AC/R professionals know the importance of treating AC acid swiftly and thoroughly. HVAC technicians must be able to accurately detect acid in lubricants and remove all acidic residues from a system for their repairs to be effective. Read on to see how you can effectively detect and remove AC acid in AC/R systems so that you can make lasting repairs.

  • Causes of AC Corrosion and How to Address Them

    MWalton Jan, 17, 2020

    Causes of AC Corrosion and How to Address Them

    As HVAC professionals know, AC/R systems with copper coils are ubiquitous in day-to-day life. Unfortunately, pros also know that AC corrosion causes these systems to become inefficient and fail over time. There are plenty of contributing factors that lead to AC corrosion and refrigerant leakage. Knowing your clients’ risk factors and being able to determine the root cause of formicary corrosion in their units is crucial. In this week’s blog, we discuss some of the leading causes of AC corrosion as well as detection and repair methods for subsequent pinhole leaks.

  • Why High-Quality Air Conditioner Coil Cleaners Are Essential

    MWalton Jan, 10, 2020

    Why High-Quality Air Conditioner Coil Cleaners Are Essential

    The benefits of keeping air conditioner coils clean are insurmountable. Not only do these systems end up requiring less service over time, but they also perform efficiently and effectively. Annual, or ideally seasonal, maintenance can be crucial, and keeping air conditioner coils clean is one such necessary task. Keeping those copper coils nice and clean helps maximize performance and ensure an A/C unit is working as it should. That said, whenever one takes on the task of cleaning A/C evaporator coils, you want to make sure you’re using the best of the best. High-quality products are key to getting the job done right, especially when it comes to choosing the proper air conditioner coil cleaners.

  • AC Leak Sealant Myths

    MWalton Jan, 03, 2020

    AC Leak Sealant Myths

    If you are an HVAC professional, you have likely stumbled upon some heated discussions about the efficacy of AC leak sealants. Both online and in-person, debate among AC/R professionals rages over whether or not AC leak sealants can be used to effectively and safely seal holes in HVAC systems. There are a few myths surrounding AC leak sealants, and we will debunk some of these myths in this week’s blog. Take a seat and get ready to dive into the facts and myths of leak sealants!

  • Fixing Leaks With Air Conditioner Repair Putty

    MWalton Dec, 28, 2019

    Fixing Leaks With Air Conditioner Repair Putty

    When AC/R professionals are out making repairs for their customers, they can run into a wide range of issues. Pinhole leaks and holes in HVAC units have a variety of causes, and there are plenty of ways to address these problems and fix the leaks. Once the underlying issue is resolved, AC/R technicians have to choose how they will repair holes in a system. External sealants such as air conditioner repair putty are just one type of AC repair product, and AC SmartSeal External is a tool that you can use to make repairs that last. Help your clients put a stop to refrigerant leaks with a top-of-the-line air conditioner repair putty, AC SmartSeal External!

  • Keep Your Car’s AC Running Smoothly with AC SmartSeal Auto

    MWalton Dec, 20, 2019

    Keep Your Car’s AC Running Smoothly with AC SmartSeal Auto

    Although people in many places throughout the U.S. are longing for warmer weather, there are plenty of drivers who report problems with their car’s air conditioner year-round. Any driver’s worst nightmare is getting into a hot car only to realize that the air coming out of their vents refuses to cool down. AC leaks are often the culprit, and repairing these leaks can be a challenge. Whether you are working on your own vehicle or you’re a mechanic by trade, keep reading to learn more about what AC SmartSeal Auto can do for AC/R systems in cars.

  • Stop Refrigerant Leaks for Peak Performance of HVAC Systems

    MWalton Dec, 13, 2019

    Stop Refrigerant Leaks for Peak Performance of HVAC Systems

    When a customer complains that their air conditioner is not working correctly, their freezer is not staying cold, or their equipment is overheating, a refrigerant leak may be to blame. While low levels of refrigerant in the system are a symptom of the problem, holes and corrosion are often the real culprits. When HVAC professionals are working on getting their clients’ units as efficient as possible, sealing holes and addressing structural issues is essential. In this blog, we will go over the importance of leak repair as well as a method that can be used to stop refrigerant leaks permanently.

  • AC Railcool: Ideal for Pinhole Repairs and Leak Prevention

    MWalton Dec, 06, 2019

    AC Railcool: Ideal for Pinhole Repairs and Leak Prevention

    Formicary corrosion and other causes of pinhole leaks can wreak havoc on any HVAC system, and AC/R technicians often have their work cut out for them when it comes to diagnosing and addressing malfunctioning units. Although there are some ways that home and business owners can preserve the health of their HVAC units, leak prevention in these systems presents significant challenges. Fortunately, Cool Air Products has devised a product that both repairs pinhole leaks and helps prevent them from occurring in the first place. Read on to learn more about how AC Railcool can help you keep your clients’ AC/R systems running at peak efficiency.

  • Air Conditioner Acid Formation and Removal

    MWalton Nov, 23, 2019

    Air Conditioner Acid Formation and Removal

    One of the most common causes of refrigerant leaks in AC/R units is the presence of acids in the system. While technicians can patch holes, leaks are likely to reoccur unless the acid is removed from the system. How do these acids form? How can HVAC technicians safely and effectively remove these acids? In this week’s blog, we will explore the causes of acidic refrigerant and one method used to remove air conditioner acid.

  • Air Conditioner UV Dye, Nitrogen, and More: 3 Ways to Detect AC Leaks

    MWalton Nov, 16, 2019

    Air Conditioner UV Dye, Nitrogen, and More: 3 Ways to Detect AC Leaks

    Finding holes in AC/R systems can be a challenge. Frozen units are often malfunctioning due to a loss of refrigerant, and finding all leaks in the system is an essential part of making lasting repairs. From the age-old soap bubble test to modern electronic leak detectors, there are plenty of methods that one can use to detect leaks in HVAC units. Read on to learn about different methods of leak detection and why you should consider adding air conditioner UV dye to your toolkit. 

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