Air Conditioning Articles

10 Most Common Reasons to Call for AC Repair

March 12, 2024
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As a trusted residential air conditioning contractor in Tacoma, WA, since 1998, Kliemann Brothers has addressed every type of AC repair. Knowing when to call an HVAC repair company is essential. A seemingly minor AC problem can strain the system and cause more damage. Increased energy usage will raise your utility bill, while a refrigerant…

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Air Conditioning Noise Concerns

August 31, 2023
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Very few central air conditioners (AC) are whisper-silent. A certain amount of noise coming from your ductwork is not uncommon.

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Video – Is your AC making scary noises?

July 31, 2023
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Is your AC making scary noises? Call us today! We can help!

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5 Common AC Problems

July 19, 2023
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Kliemann Brothers Heating & Air Conditioning is always eager to educate our Puyallup area customers on heating and cooling home care. Whether you have an AC, furnace, heat pump, or ductless mini split, we want you to get the most out of your investment.

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Why is My Air Conditioner Freezing Up?

June 19, 2023
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At Kliemann Brothers Heating & Air Conditioning, we can help. First, let’s explore a number of the possible reasons for the freeze up:

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Controlling Humidity in Your Home

May 19, 2023
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At the height of summer, the weather can get quite sticky here in Washington.

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How Does Your Central Air Conditioner Cool Your Home?

April 19, 2023
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Well, air conditioners do so much more than just cool, like dehumidify your home or business and help keep your inside air cleaner. Understanding a bit of its basic components and how they work can help you identify a problem or malfunction when it occurs. 

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Conventional HVAC or a Heat Pump: Which Is Better?

December 14, 2022
Conventional HVAC or a Heat Pump: Which Is Better?

We all take climate control for granted these days. In winter, we expect warmth from our heating system; in summer, we demand the cool comfort of air conditioning. Most Puyallup homeowners don’t give that a second thought—until the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system breaks down and replacement decisions need to be made. Today, the majority of homes either use a conventional air conditioner (AC) and furnace combination or a heat pump. Our team at Kliemann Brothers Heating & Air Conditioning is well-versed in the difference as well as the benefits of each type of system.

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What Maintenance Is Needed for a Ductless System?

August 10, 2022
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A ductless heating and cooling system, or a mini split, is a splendid choice for your Puyallup home and a worthwhile investment. It offers many benefits, and you can enjoy them all for years to come if you maintain the system on a consistent basis. 

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5 Ways to Save Money on Your AC and Summer Energy Bill

June 18, 2022
5 Ways to Save Money on Your AC and Summer Energy Bill

As the summer months approach, we are all looking to save some pennies where we can. So why not start with your costly utility bills? 

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AC Maintenance Checklist

April 15, 2022
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Can you imagine a hot Tacoma summer without air conditioning? Your air conditioning system can be your very best friend on the warmest days.

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How Environmental Issues Can Affect Your AC

July 30, 2021
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Many environmental issues play a significant part in not only your air conditioner’s performance and can contribute to potential problems.

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How to Properly Size an AC System

June 30, 2021
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Our professionals would be happy to help you select the best-sized air conditioner for your particular Washington home.

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PNW Heat Wave

June 24, 2021
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We feel that it is important to share with you what to expect from your A/C unit in the coming days and how you can keep your home cool.

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AC Maintenance Checklist

May 14, 2021
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To help keep your home’s air conditioner in working order, use this maintenance checklist to stay cool this season.

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Tips to Troubleshoot Your Thermostat

March 30, 2021
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If your thermostat stops working in your home, it’s easy to think the worst. Here are some basic troubleshooting ideas to help.

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Common AC Problems and Solutions

August 27, 2020
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Are you prepared in the event of your air conditioner failing? Our team wants to help with a list of common AC problems and their solutions.

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Replacing Your Air Conditioner With Trane

July 30, 2020
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Is your air conditioner old or broken? Our team wants to help replace your old AC system with one of quality at an affordable price.

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3 Telltale Signs It’s Time for a New AC

July 22, 2020
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Deciding on the ideal time to replace your air conditioning system in Tacoma can be a challenge, so here are three areas our Kliemann Brothers professionals suggest you monitor for telltale signs:

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Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

May 29, 2020
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Is your home’s air conditioner blowing hot air? Our team wants to help with this list of issues that could be impacting your AC.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

May 19, 2020
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Is your home’s air conditioner making loud or strange noises? Our Kliemann Brothers team wants to share a list of common noises and what they mean.

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Consider a Ductless AC System

September 11, 2019
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Our team at Kliemann Brothers wants you to be well-informed about your options, and those options include ductless air conditioning systems that can function as an air conditioner only or a heat source as well.

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How to Protect Your AC From Storms

August 23, 2019
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It’s always better to be prepared for misfortunes than to have to deal with the consequences. During storm season, that proves true for protecting your air conditioning system as well.

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Heat Gain Prevention

July 16, 2019
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One way to save money this summer is by learning how to battle heat build up, or heat gain, in your Gig Harbor, WA, home. By taking a few steps you can minimize the amount of heat that gets trapped inside.

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Video—The Importance of Air Conditioner Maintenance

May 10, 2019
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The best time of year to have your AC serviced is spring, even if you reside in a locale with pretty warm weather all year long. Call Kliemann Brothers for service today!

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How to Save Money on Air Conditioning This Summer

April 23, 2019
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With the dog days of summer just around the corner, you may be running your AC more and more. We at Kliemann Brothers want to go over some of the ways that you can save money and energy with your HVAC system this season.

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Video—Air Conditioner Purchasing Mistakes

April 10, 2019
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It’s time to replace your old or broken AC unit in your Tacoma home and you don’t want anything to go wrong with the new one. Avoid the common mistakes people make when purchasing a new air conditioner and learn how to prevent them.

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