Kansas City is no stranger to summer heat. We’ve already had several heat advisories this summer and more extreme heat is expected in the coming weeks. According to the National Weather Service, heat is one of the leading weather-related causes of death in the United States, resulting in hundreds of fatalities and even more heat-related illnesses every year. In fact, in recent years, excessive heat has caused more deaths than all other weather events. But there are things you can … Continue reading
Summers in Kansas City are notoriously hot, with temperatures often reaching into the triple digits. And this summer has been no exception. But with all of the rain Kansas City has received recently, the humidity levels have skyrocketed, making the weather even more miserable than usual. While you can’t do much to make the outdoor air more tolerable, you can make your indoor air more comfortable by installing a dehumidifier.
Kansas City has experienced a significant amount of rain and several severe storms recently. While it may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of storm damage, many homeowners have suffered problems with their cooling systems following these storms. While air conditioning units are designed to be outside and withstand the elements, they can still be susceptible to storm damage from heavy rain, strong winds, hail, and lighting surges.
Cottonwood trees can be beautiful but their fluffy white fuzz can also be a nuisance. When it comes to your air conditioning unit, that fuzz can be damaging. Cottonwood seed tufts are notorious for getting pulled into the air conditioners and clogging them. In addition to the cottonwood issue, the recent storms have caused a lot of air born debris to enter and clog the air conditioners. Overland Park Heating and Cooling has received a significant number of “no cool” … Continue reading
Summer is right around the corner and the temperatures and humidity levels are on the rise. If you have an older air conditioner, you may have some decisions to make before you start it up for the season. If your AC system has developed leaks, you may need to decide if you should have it recharged with more refrigerant or replace the unit entirely. The type of refrigerant your unit uses may factor into that decision. For over 40 years, … Continue reading