Why Does My Air Conditioner Trip My Circuit Breaker?

Your home’s electrical system represents a durable — yet fickle — series of wires, outlets, and outputs. It powers all the appliances throughout your home and keeps your home flowing as smoothly as possible. However, if you’re in the middle of a hot Jacksonville, NC, summer with your AC on and your circuit breaker keeps tripping, you could be in for a long and sticky summer.

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Why Is My Heat Pump Making Weird Noises?

Your home’s infrastructure features multiple components that work together to create a comfortable space for you and your family. Keeping your home as comfortable as possible is an ongoing process, from your AC unit in the summer to your heat pump in the winter. So when your heat pump starts making strange noises while it’s turned on, it can catch you by surprise and make you start wondering if everything is alright.

Man changing air filter

How Often Do My Air Filters Need to Be Changed?

One of the best ways to improve the comfort of your home is to take good care of your HVAC system. While there are many ways to do so — from External link opens in new tab or windowHVAC maintenance to timely repair and even choosing the right installation company — one of the easiest methods is to replace your air filter.

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Why Isn’t My Air Conditioner Blowing Out Cold Air?

During the dog days of summer, your AC unit becomes your home’s most important component. A fully functional unit provides your home with cool air to combat the rising temperature and humidity. So imagine your shock when you realize that your AC unit stopped blowing out cold air and instead has warm air flowing through your home.

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Should I Repair or Replace My Heat Pump?

As the temperatures continue to drop and homeowners start thinking about turning their heat on for the first time in months, ensuring your heat pump is in good working condition is necessary. If you’ve started to notice that your heating system isn’t delivering the same results it once did, it could be time for some long-overdue heat pump repairs. However, there comes a point where running through the same maintenance routine isn’t enough, and your heat pump may require more drastic action.

A young couple sitting inside a freezing cold home wearing multiple layers.

Why Is My Heating Bill So High This Winter?

With the winter months bringing the coldest temperatures of the year, it’s natural that you’ll have your home’s heating system turned on more frequently. The increased use usually means a higher than average energy bill. However, if you see unprecedented spikes within your electric bill, it can mean there’s an issue with your system that needs to be addressed.

When Is The Best Time To Get My Heater Looked At?

As you’re sitting in your air-conditioned home in the waning days of summer, the last thing on your mind is getting your heater checked out. You want to enjoy the last fleeting days of summer before the crisp fall returns to your North Carolina home. However, before you get caught with a malfunctioning heater in the cold winter months, getting your heater checked out ahead of time can ensure your system is working when you need it most.

A leaking air conditioning unit in a basement.

Why Does Water Leak From My Air Conditioner?

An air conditioner is vital in keeping your home cool and comfortable during the hot summer months. And while doing so, the appliance typically forms small amounts of condensation. However, if you notice water paddling under and leaking from the unit, the immediate course of action should be to seek professional air conditioning repair services as soon as possible.

A person holding up a dirty air filter after removing it from an HVAC unit.

Indoor Air Quality

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended daily life in numerous ways. From social distancing measures to mask mandates, it's no secret that the world looks quite different than it did in pre-COVID times.


A woman adjusting a thermostat in her kitchen

Is It Time to Upgrade My Thermostat?

A thermostat plays an important role in keeping your home cool during the summer and warm during the winter months. However, a thermostat can eventually experience problems over time due to its age. Replacing your thermostat can improve your energy efficiency while also making it much easier for you to control your home's temperature


An outdoor HVAC unit outside of a home during the fall

Why Does My Heat Pump Shut Off Before Reaching the Set Temperature?

One problem many homeowners experience is "short-cycling" of their heat pump. Short-cycling is when the unit turns off and on repeatedly and rapidly while never attaining the desired temperature set on the thermostat. Here are some possible reasons why your system is short-cycling and why you should have the experts at Airflow Masters Heating & Cooling come and check it out.


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  Preparing Your Heat Pump for Summer

If you use a heat pump to warm your North Carolina home or business, you know the efficiencies this type of system offers. By using the naturally heated air from below the earth's surface, you use less energy to keep the air inside your home comfortable year-round, helping to reduce your utility costs as well as your carbon footprint.