Vital Heating & Air Blog: Archive for July, 2021

Why Is There Water Leaking From My Air Conditioner?

Monday, July 19th, 2021
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The hot summer months in Indiana just do not seem like they will let up. Each summer is getting hotter than the last, and your air conditioner has to work harder to maintain ideal indoor temperatures. With all the additional stress, it might be a matter of time before your air conditioner begins developing problems.

One of the seemingly harmless problems your air conditioner can develop due to the strain is a water leak. If your air conditioner is leaking water, it is natural to wonder why that is happening. Many people choose not to do anything about a leaking air conditioner, provided it can continue providing decent cooling.

However, you should not take this lightly. If your air conditioner is leaking water, take immediate action to correct the problem.

This post will discuss the possible reasons your air conditioner is leaking water inside the house so that you can schedule repairs before it gives out and you have to call professionals for AC system replacement in Indianapolis, IN.

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The Benefits of a Ductless Air Conditioning System

Monday, July 5th, 2021
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The standard air conditioning system for homes is known as a split system. This is because the air conditioner is split into two parts, indoors and outdoors. The outdoor unit is the condenser, which contains the compressor, condenser coil, and exhaust fan. It connects to the indoor unit, which consists of the evaporator and air handler, and connects to the duct network that carries the cooled air through the house. 

This isn’t the only way to provide central cooling to a home, however. A ductless mini-split changes the standard split system by connecting the outdoor unit to multiple indoor units. These indoor units are blowers mounted up on the walls that contain a refrigerant coil and blower fan so they can send cooled air directly into rooms, bypassing ducts entirely.

Ductless mini splits aren’t right for all homes, but they offer several advantages to particular homes:

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