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Is It Normal for My AC to Turn On and Off?

August 24, 2019
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When an air conditioner (AC) turns on and off in rather quick successions, without running for longer periods, this is called short cycling. It’s fairly common, but when this happens it means there’s something wrong with your air conditioner. So what should you do? Don’t leave these occurrences alone. They will increase your energy costs,…

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

August 8, 2019
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It’s normal for your air conditioner to create some noise when running—that simply means it’s working. Although older units are typically louder than newer ones, all air conditioning noises are not the same. Despite your air conditioner’s age, any sound coming from the unit can still be bothersome. If your air conditioner is producing an…

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Common AC Problems and Solutions

July 29, 2019
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When the weather gets really hot in Henderson, the last thing you want is a broken air conditioner. Many common problems with air conditioning systems can arise. Our team at Woodard Cooling & Heating wants you to be aware, prepared, and ready to solve these air conditioning issues so you and your family can stay…

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Does an Air Conditioner Kill Mold?

July 8, 2019
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Your air conditioners can do several things––keep your home’s indoor air cooler than outdoor temperatures, help to keep indoor airborne allergens at bay, and help keep your home’s humidity low. But one thing it cannot do is kill mold. It can help prevent mold, but once it exists, your air conditioner cannot kill it. If…

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How to Protect Your AC From Storms

June 24, 2019
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“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” There’s a reason why that old adage has been passed down through the years. It’s always better to be prepared for misfortunes than to have to deal with the consequences. During storm season in Morganfield, that proves true for protecting your air conditioning system as…

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Freezing Up?

May 29, 2019
Woman suffers from heat while working in the office and tries to cool off by the fan.

If your air conditioner stops blowing cool air or stops all together, check to see if your indoor unit is frozen. What exactly will that look like? A freeze up is when a layer of ice forms on the outside of your air conditioning unit. It can look a bit disconcerting, but don’t panic. It’s…

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Three Signs You May Need a New AC Unit

April 23, 2019
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Air conditioning is crucial for comfort in your daily life here in Owensboro, KY. A well maintained AC unit, with yearly inspections and monthly filter changes, can last up to 10 or 15 years. So how do you know if you need repairs for your unit or if you need a replacement? Age How old…

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