What Is An Air Conditioner Pad & Do You Need One?

An air conditioner pad may not seem like it does much. I mean, a basic piece of rubber can’t possibly be all that important given all of the complex components in an air conditioner, right? Well, wrong. An air conditioner pad plays an important role in keeping your unit safe. This post will walk you through the basics of AC condenser pads, including installation and maintenance. What Is An Air Conditioner Pad? An air conditioner pad is a piece of material (usually concrete or recycled composite) that sits underneath your central air conditioner. It’s typically the first thing you’ll take …

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Central Air Conditioning Installation: How To Do It Yourself

Central air conditioning is the epitome of convenience. Simply press a button and it will begin cooling your entire house – it doesn’t get much easier than that! Many people wonder whether they can install their own central air conditioning system, and the answer is that it is possible. That being said there are also perks to engaging the professionals to install it for you. We take a look at the pros and cons of both a DIY ac installation project and employing professionals, as well as how to install central air conditioning yourself. What is Central Air Conditioning and …

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Through The Wall Air Conditioner Installation: Step-By-Step Guide

Through the wall air conditioner installation might seem complicated and finicky. In reality, it’s quite simple if you have the tools and knowledge. In this post, we’ll walk you through all of the necessary steps. By the end, you’ll know whether this is something you’d like to attempt on your own or if you’re better off enlisting the help of a professional. Through The Wall Air Conditioner Installation: The Basics If you’ve already done thorough research concerning what through the wall air conditioners are, feel free to skip this section. Otherwise, read this section for a brief rundown on their …

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How To Install A Mini-Split AC By Yourself

Mini-split air conditioners are quite popular – and for good reason. They’re one of the easiest and cheapest types of air conditioners to install if your home doesn’t have existing ductwork. In fact, the process is simple enough that you can install a mini-split on your own, provided you have the necessary skills and tools. In this post, we’ll walk you through the process of installing a mini-split in your home. Installing A Mini-Split: What You’ll Need First and foremost, you need to have determined that a mini-split air conditioner is indeed the right cooling solution for your home. Check …

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Ductless Air Conditioners: Pros & Cons

Ductless air conditioners can be a tempting proposition, particularly for homes without existing ductwork. In this post, we’ll discuss ductless units in great detail to help you figure out whether they’re the right cooling solution for your home. What Are Ductless Air Conditioners? There are a few basic types of air conditioners. Ductless units (also often referred to as “mini-split”) consist of two components: an external condenser and at least one interior evaporator. In layman’s terms, the condenser is what draws air into the unit while the evaporator passes it through to cool your home’s interior. In some ways, ductless …

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COVID-19

The well-being of our employees and customers is a priority for us during these tough times; therefore, AHWA is taking extra precautions due to the COVID-19 outbreak. As a safety measure, all AHWA employees experiencing COVID-19 symptoms will be required to self-isolate. Also, all technicians visiting customers’ homes will be equipped with gloves and masks. We hope this won’t impact our service and we will remain open for business until further notice. Thank you for choosing American Home Water and Air!