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AC Maintenance Checklist

May 30, 2024
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Can you imagine a scorching hot day here in Centerville without air conditioning? During those dog days of summer, your air conditioning system can be your very best friend. Continue Reading

Why Air Conditioners Freeze Up

May 15, 2024
Why Air Conditioners Freeze Up. Frozen AC Units
Did you accidentally stumble upon your air conditioning (AC) unit’s “winter weather” setting? Nope. You’re probably experiencing a freeze-up. Continue Reading

Common AC Problems and Solutions

April 29, 2024
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Our team at Pond’s Plumbing Heating and Air Conditioning wants you to be aware, prepared, and ready to solve these air conditioning issues so you and your family can stay cool this summer. Continue Reading

3 Signs It’s Time for a New AC

April 18, 2024
3 Signs It’s Time for a New AC. Man in his living room sitting on a deckchair with his feet in a mini pool reading a book.
Should you repair or replace? That’s always the big question when it comes to major home systems like air conditioning (AC). Continue Reading

Video – Energy Saving Tip 2

October 30, 2023
Video - Energy Saving Tip 2. Lit up brown ceiling fan.
Turn on your ceiling fan when you’re home while raising the temperature on your thermostat to save energy costs and keep your home feeling cool. Make sure that your fan is rotating counter clockwise to blow the air straight down and therefore feel cool. Continue Reading

SEER––What Does It Mean?

August 15, 2023
SEER––What Does It Mean? Circle knob with
SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. This universal rating system helps you determine the efficiency of your Utah air conditioning (AC) unit or heat pump.  Continue Reading

Air Conditioners and Allergies

April 14, 2023
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Looking for additional methods to stop allergens from inhabiting your home? Pond’s Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning has a team of home comfort experts ready to find the perfect solution for your lifestyle. Continue Reading

Does an AC Kill Mold?

July 14, 2022
Modern airconditioner unit service cleaning the filter to prevent respiratory disease.
Pond’s can help guide you on ridding your home of the mold and help maintain your AC system to prevent the mold from recurring. Continue Reading

How to Properly Size an AC System

June 15, 2022
Blog Title: How to Properly Size an AC System Photo: Blurred AC Fan
Air conditioner loads must be calculated carefully, so you can match the unit to your cooling needs. Our professionals at Pond’s Plumbing, Heating & AC would be happy to help you select the best-sized air conditioner for your particular Utah home. Continue Reading

How Does Your Central Air Conditioner Cool Your Home?

August 6, 2021
Woman with air conditioner
Aside from the professionals, like ours at Pond’s Plumbing, Heating & AC, who really thinks about air conditioners and their components? Air conditioners keep your Bountiful, UT home or business cool and comfy when the outside temperatures are high, and that’s all you really need to know, right? Continue Reading

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

July 15, 2021
hand adjusting thermostat
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? Continue Reading

Heat Gain Prevention Tips

June 14, 2021
Man in a blue shirt does window installation
When you are in the middle of summer, it can be difficult to keep heat out of your Bountiful home even if you have your central air conditioning system going full blast. Our team at Pond’s Plumbing, Heating & AC wants to help you prevent heat from building up inside your home as much as possible so that your air conditioner can be more effective and efficient. Here are some tips to consider. Continue Reading

What Does AC SEER Mean?

May 4, 2021
Technician - Engineer investigate Repairing Air Conditioner
When it comes to your air conditioner (AC), a common term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) business you are likely to see everywhere is your air conditioner’s SEER. But what exactly is SEER? Continue Reading

Spring Money-Saving Tips

April 16, 2021
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If you can reduce that usage in North Salt Lake, you will be able to make a difference in our environment and save yourself some money as well. Take some of the following ideas from our professionals at Pond’s Plumbing, Heating, & AC to heart and make some money-saving resolutions today. Continue Reading

Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

July 9, 2020
Hands Over Vent
Is your air conditioner blowing hot air instead of cold air? Our team wants to help you diagnose this issue and get it fixed. Continue Reading

5 Ways to Save Money on Your Air Conditioning and Summer Energy Bill

June 10, 2020
Hand on Thermostat
Looking to save money on your home’s air conditioning? Our team wants to share five simple tips to help you stay cool this summer. Continue Reading

Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

May 18, 2020
Man Working on Unit
Why should you get maintenance done on your air conditioner now? We want you to be able to rely on your North Salt Lake home’s ac during the hotter months. Continue Reading

Common AC Purchasing Mistakes to Avoid

August 15, 2019
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Our professionals at Pond’s Plumbing, Heating & AC. would be happy to help you sort out the options and help you make a smart investment. In the meantime, here are some top purchasing mistakes to avoid while you are doing your research. Continue Reading

3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

July 2, 2019
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. Continue Reading

4 Things to Know About Your AC Unit

June 10, 2019
Air conditioning isn’t exactly a stimulating topic to bring up at parties. It’s not something most people think about too excessively. But at Pond’s Plumbing, Heating & AC, we’re obsessed with it! We want to share with you some things that you may not have known about your air conditioner (AC). We’ve made this list to help you become an informed consumer and get the best out of your purchase. Continue Reading

Do Air Conditioners Help With Allergies?

May 15, 2019
A North Salt Lake resident suffering through allergy season.
Air conditioners can help filter your home’s air and control its humidity, which are both helpful when navigating allergy season here in Nort Salt Lake… Continue Reading

The Importance of Spring A/C Maintenance

February 27, 2019
An HVAC Technician in North Salt Lake, UT servicing an air conditioning unit at a customer's home.
When the temperatures in Bountiful, UT, head to the top of the thermometer, it’s not the time for your air conditioner (AC) to be on the fritz. Regular annual maintenance on your AC will go a long way in preventing that situation from happening. Just as your car requires regular maintenance to keep running smoothly… Continue Reading

What are Common Air Conditioner Problems?

August 9, 2018
Thermometer Sun 40 Degres. Hot summer day. High Summer temperatures
Air conditioning problems aren’t always predictable, but there are a few common problems that we see over and over again here in North Salt Lake, UT. Recognizing what they are might help you to fix the problem, or might simply help you understand what your HVAC technician is referring to when they provide solutions. 1.… Continue Reading

How Does My Air Conditioner Work?

July 2, 2018
HVAC heating and air conditioner residential units
An air conditioner is a standard appliance in interior comfort. The Energy Information Administration reports that AC units account for almost 20 percent of yearly electricity consumption in the US. At Pond’s, we believe that knowledge is power: The more you know about the appliances you are using, the more effectively you can operate them.… Continue Reading