Air Conditioning Articles

5 Reasons Your AC is Blowing Out Hot Air

July 24, 2023
Man trying to cool off in front of fan, because his AC is blowing out hot air. Apex Mechanical blog image.

When the temperature is high in Missouri and your AC is blowing out hot air, it is the last thing you need. But on occasion, your air conditioner malfunctions and can turn your home into a stuffy inferno.

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Why Does My AC Help Seasonal Allergies?

June 30, 2023
Pollen blowing in wind creating seasonal allergies. Apex Mechanical AC blog image.

Summertime is the season for rest and relaxation—except when pollen decides to crash your party.

If you’re afflicted with seasonal allergies, you’re not alone. As many as 60 million Americans have allergic rhinitis part-time or year-round, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Luckily, a perfect antidote is already installed in your Missouri home. A well-maintained air conditioner can boost your indoor air quality (IAQ), reducing symptoms. Your AC has a filter that catches airborne irritants like dust, pollen, dander. It also balances humidity and provides ventilation, reducing the likelihood of mold growth.

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What Should I Know About My Air Conditioning?

May 31, 2023
Top of air conditioning unit being serviced by Apex Mechanical in Warsaw, MO.

Whether it’s people, appliances, or air conditioning (AC) systems, the better you know them, the better you are able to care for them. Our team at Apex Mechanical knows air conditioners because it’s our business.

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Why Should I Replace My Air Conditioning Unit?

April 14, 2023
Technicians tool bag on air conditioning unit. Apex Mechanical blog image.

Should you repair or replace? That’s always the big question when it comes to major home systems like air conditioning (AC). Repairs are easier on the pocketbook in the short run, but too many of them can add up.

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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

August 15, 2022
Woman with allergies sitting on the couch and blowing her nose. What does indoor air quality have to do with allergies.

Did you know the average American spends nearly 90 percent of life indoors? That’s why it is increasingly important to ensure indoor air quality (IAQ) is clean and healthy. 

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Do Air Conditioners Eliminate Mold?

June 20, 2022
Mold Prevention

Your air conditioner cannot eliminate mold once it starts to grow. However, a well-maintained AC system can act as a mold deterrent. That’s because it cools by converting excess moisture in the air to water, balancing the humidity in your home.

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Summer Savings Tips for AC

June 6, 2022
Savings Tips

It’s summertime in Missouri. The team at Apex Mechanical hopes you find time to relax with friends and family, taking in the beautiful sunny days. On days when it gets a bit too sunny, you can jump in a pool or bask in the cool breeze your air conditioner provides.

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5 Common AC Problems

May 16, 2022
AC Problems

Apex Mechanical is always eager to educate our Warrensburg 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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3 Telltale Signs It’s Time for a New AC

April 11, 2022

Should you repair or replace? That’s always the big question when it comes to major home systems like air conditioning (AC). Repairs are easier on the pocketbook in the short run, but too many of them can add up.

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Consider a Ductless AC System

September 17, 2021
Ductless AC in Living Room

Consider a ductless air conditioning system for all of your heating and cooling needs.

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How to Protect Your AC From Storms

August 13, 2021
Rain storm water is gushing and splashing off the tile shingle roof - pouring over the overhanging eaves trough aluminum roof gutter system on a suburban residential colonial style house near Rochester, New York State, USA during a torrential July mid summer downpour.

We want you to have a reliable AC before, during, and after a storm. Use these tips to help protect your home’s system.

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Common AC Problems and Solutions

July 30, 2021
Bag of repairman's work tools, screwdriver on top of air conditioner unit outside brick home. Service industry, working class.

We want you to be aware, prepared, and ready to solve these common AC issues so you and your family can stay cool this summer.

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Heat Gain Prevention Tips

July 15, 2021
Construction workers install doors - windows and use silicon and sealant.

Use these tips and tricks on how to help prevent heat gain in your household, so you can stay cool this season.

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

May 28, 2021
HVAC heating and air conditioning units

Our team wants you to know all about your home’s air conditioner and what it takes for your investment to run efficiently.

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AC Maintenance Checklist

May 14, 2021
Technician spraying chemical water onto air conditioner grid to clean

Can you imagine a hot day without air conditioning? Use this maintenance checklist so you can rely on your AC unit this summer.

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Spring Money-Saving Tips

February 15, 2021
Spring Money-Saving Tips, Woman's hand opening curtains in the bedroom with natural light and garden background.

Everyone loves to save money, and it’s a good idea to review different aspects of your budget now and again to see if there are more opportunities you have missed in the past. In the springtime, considering how you can reduce your energy bills is always a great idea.

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Do Air Conditioners Eliminate Mold?

August 3, 2020
A close-up of a mold colony | Do Air Conditioners Eliminate Mold? | Warrensburg, MO

A properly maintained and functioning air conditioner (AC) can decrease the likelihood of mold growth. This is because it acts as a humidity balancer. But if mold forms, the air conditioner can’t prevent it from growing. This is why it’s important to occasionally examine your ducts for any leakage, which can cause mold. The spores from the mold can circulate through the vents and cause your lungs to become irritated, especially if your suffer from allergies.

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Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

July 30, 2020
a pair of adult male hands feeling the flow of air coming out of an air vent on a wall, ac unit blowing hot air

It’s the first really hot day of summer in Sedalia when the floor fans and the open windows just don’t cut it anymore. You head over to your thermostat and select “air conditioner” and wait for that refreshing icy air to start blowing out of your vents. When you check a few minutes later, you feel only hot air. Why?

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3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

June 15, 2020
Shot of a young woman sound asleep in her bedroom ac air conditioning sleeping health benefits

A major part of your health relies on getting a good night’s sleep. That’s why it’s not just important to run your air conditioner during the hot summer days. You also need to keep your home comfortably cool at night as well.

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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

May 15, 2020
Male technician installing air-conditioning system maintenance

An air conditioner (AC), just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At Apex Mechanical, we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned at least once a year.

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