Air Conditioning Services in Alexandria and Springfield
When your air conditioner needs to be serviced, call Nice Heating & Air. We offer upfront pricing so there are no surprises later!
Don’t get caught without air conditioning during a hot, sticky summer. Make sure you keep your AC unit properly maintained all year to ensure it’s functioning when you need it most. For all of your air conditioning needs — from repairs to installations — call Nice Heating & Air. We proudly provide service to the Alexandria and Springfield, VA areas 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Our Cooling Services
With effective cleaning, adjustment, and troubleshooting, our licensed and trained technicians catch minor issues before they graduate into sudden malfunctions or premature system failure. We ensure all components are working properly, minimizing the cost of operation and maximizing equipment life span. Call us for the following services:
- AC Maintenance & Repair
- AC Installation & Replacement
- Air Handler Services
- Evaporator Coil Services
- Ductless Mini Split Heating & Air Systems
- Heat Pump Services
- Air Cleaners & Filtration Systems
Signs Your AC System Needs Repairs
When the temperature climbs in the summer months it’s important to make sure your air conditioner is functioning properly. To avoid an unexpected breakdown, look for these signs that can signal your AC system needs repairs:
- Your home is no longer reaching its desired temperature, or there is no cold air coming from your AC system.
- You notice your home is cooling unevenly, with hot and cold spots throughout the property.
- You see an increase in your monthly utility bills.
- Your AC unit has required frequent repairs lately.
Ways to Save on Cooling Costs
During the summer months, you may notice an increase in your utility bills as you run your air conditioning system more often to keep your home cool. To reduce these costs, try following these tips:
- Make sure your home is properly insulated.
- Replace air filters regularly (ideally every three months).
- Have your system inspected at least once a year.
- Use a programmable thermostat.
- Turn the thermostat down a few degrees to save energy.
- If you have an older system, replace it with a newer, more efficient one.
- Use fans to circulate the air and keep your home cool.
- Close drapes on sunny days to keep extra heat out.
Benefits of Installing a New Air Conditioning System
There are many advantages to installing a new air conditioning system. In addition to peace of mind that the newer AC system is unlikely to breakdown unexpectedly in the hot summer months, there are also these added benefits:
- Increased energy efficiency – Newer models use less energy to operate.
- Maximum indoor climate control – New AC units provide more consistent cooling throughout your home.
- Improved indoor air quality – New air conditioning systems can ensure your home has good indoor air quality with newer filters and technology. /strong>
- Longer shelf life – Newer models can last longer than older units.
- New technology and features – New AC systems have the latest technology and features to allow you to have the latest capabilities with your new unit.
Trustworthy, Professional Service
At Nice Heating & Air we pride ourselves on providing a positive start to finish experience for our customers. That starts with prompt and convenient appointment times and punctual arrival and concludes with conscientious cleanup and your total satisfaction. Know that our certified specialists adhere to proven service procedures and take a personalized approach to every job.
We address your specific concerns and goals, accurately diagnosis your cooling system, and prioritize long-term and reliable operation. With preventative maintenance from Nice Heating & Air, you can relax and enjoy your summer, knowing your air conditioner is working at its best. Contact us at (703) 634-5404 for skilled service at a price you can agree on.
for Alexandria & Springfield
David - Alexandria, VA
Carmen - Alexandria, VA
Nice is a great company. Always on time, courteous and efficient.
John - Alexandria, VA
Kyle has serviced our house several times, and is always professional, knowledgeable and helpful.
friendly professional service
CindyGee - Springfield, VA
the techs were friendly and professional. they used booties to protect the carpets, explained the process to me before they started, and performed the tasks efficiently.
Received Excellent Customer Service: Technician - Darius Lofton
Maria - Springfield, VA
Service technician was very professional and knowledgeable. All of my questions we answered and discussed additional services that NICE had available.
Performed water heater tune up. Performed cooling tune up. Flushed drain line. Cleaned condenser coil. Checked all major components and operation. Found 40/5uf dual capacitor failing recommend replacing. Found that drain line has no P-trap, recommend EZ trap water safety system. No slower surge protection for outdoor unit, recommend power surge protection unit to protect compressor and fan motor from power surge damage. System has no indoor air quality equipment, recommend IAQ 3000. Replaced dual capacitor. The system is operating properly at this time.
Performed cooling tune up. Flushed drain line. Cleaned condenser coil. Checked all major components and operation. Replaced filter with one provided by customer. Customer using very restrictive purple 3M filter. Recommend switching to less restrictive filter to prevent damage to variable speed motor. Variable speed motor has no power surge protection. IAQ 1000 electrostatic filter will deal with allergens much better than 3M filter without the excessive static pressure caused by 3M filter. System drain line has no P-trap and system is not equipped with any flood protection to prevent costly water damage. Recommend wet switch flood protection and EZ trap water safety system. Found evaporator coil extremely rusted and corroded. Compressor pulling high amps on start, recommend hard start kit to extend life of compressor. Recommend power surge protection units inside and outside to prevent power surge damage to motors, compressors and circuit board. System is 10 years old and has reached i
Performed water heater tune up. Flushed water heater. Checked all major components and operation. Performed cooling tune up. Flushed drain line. Cleaned condenser coil. Replaced filter with one provided by customer. Checked all major components and operation. Found Air Scrubber ballast failed, ballast still covered under warranty. Replaced ballast and installed replacement bulb provided by customer. The system is working properly at this time.
Performed water heater tune up. Flushed water heater. Checked all major components and operation. Performed cooling tune up. Flushed drain line. Cleaned condenser coil. Filter is OK. Checked all major components and operation. Found system charge low on R410A. Charged system to specs. Performed electronic leak search and found leak at evaporator coil. Coil is under manufacturer parts warranty. Customer authorized order for new coil and work associated with replacing coil.
Arrived to residence for thermocouple replacement. We replaced whole pilot assembly. Water heater is operational. Water heater may need to be replaced in near future.
Whether your air conditioner needs to be repaired or replaced, our AC experts can get the job done quickly and accurately. Call Nice Heating & Air at 703-634-5404 for service in the Alexandria and Springfield, VA areas.