Facebook

HVAC Blog

Home > HVAC Blog

Set to Cool but Blowing Hot: Air Conditioning IssuesIf your HVAC settings appear to be correct, why in the world is your air conditioner blowing hot air? The most basic function of an A/C is to deliver cool comfort, so if you’re feeling a warm blast from the vents instead, something’s definitely amiss. It may be a simple matter you can resolve yourself or it may require diagnosis by a qualified technician. Here are some scenarios that might be at fault if your HVAC settings are blowing hot air instead of cool.

Read More »

HVAC system , air conditioner , air filter , refrigerant , thermostat settings , hvac settings

Things Homeowners Should Know About RefrigerantWhat do you know about refrigerant? You're probably aware that there is refrigerant in your air conditioner, but you may not know much more about it than that. Understanding what refrigerant does, why it's important to handle it properly and changes in rules regarding the use of different types of refrigerant can help you save money by avoiding problems. Here are some things to know about refrigerant.

Read More »

refrigerant , A/C , safety , to know

HVAC Basics: Understanding RefrigerantIf you're like most homeowners, you have only a vague understanding of how your central air conditioner works. As long as it's keeping your home cool during a hot Indiana summer, it might as well be magic. But realistically, having a basic understanding of the refrigeration process at the heart of air conditioning will help you troubleshoot problems with your A/C and make you a better informed consumer when shopping for a new cooling system.

Read More »

New Haven , HVAC system , Fort Wayne , indiana , refrigerant , HVAC , what is refrigerant

What Should an HVAC Pro Check During Regular A/C Maintenance?When's the last time you scheduled a preventive maintenance tune-up for your home's central air conditioning system? If you can't remember, or it's been more than a year, you should schedule an A/C maintenance visit as soon as possible. Your system has likely lost efficiency and may be under-performing, while small problems that haven't been addressed may be developing into larger ones. Most HVAC experts recommend annual service on your central A/C and semi-annual service for heat pumps.

Read More »

New Haven , Fort Wayne , air conditioner , air filter , indiana , refrigerant , A/C , HVAC Technician , a/c maintenance

How to Determine What A/C Noises Mean in Your Fort Wayne HomeSummers in Fort Wayne can be brutal, and having a functioning central air conditioner makes your home a nice retreat from the heat and humidity. Knowing when you have a problem with your cooling system will keep your home cool this summer. This means listening to the different A/C noises that come out of your equipment, and understanding what they mean.

Read More »

New Haven , HVAC system , Fort Wayne , air conditioner , indiana , refrigerant , ductwork , a/c maintenance , A/C noises , humidity , cooling system , A/C condensing unit , refrigerant level

How Does Air Conditioning Work? The More You Know About Yours, the BetterAlthough about 86 percent of American homes have air conditioning, few people know how their system works. Knowing a little about how your air conditioner keeps your Fort Wayne area home cool during the long, hot summer can help you troubleshoot common air conditioning problems, as well as effectively communicate with your service technician when repairs are needed. 

Read More »

New Haven , Fort Wayne , indiana , preventive maintenance , refrigerant , air conditioning , compressor , lower utility bills , evaporator , condenser , air conditioning problems

A Safety Cap For Your Air Conditioner: Without It, Your Childproofing Isn't FinishedKeeping your air conditioner safe from theft and tampering is an ongoing concern, especially for homeowners with large outdoor cooling units. Copper and valuable metal has often been stolen from cooling systems, but current trends suggest a new target for thieves: the refrigerant in the system.

Read More »

New Haven , IN , Fort Wayne , air conditioner , indoor air quality , preventive maintenance plan , routine manitenance , refrigerant , air conditioners , Safety Cap

A/C Basics: Selecting The Right System To Maximize Comfort And SavingsPurchasing an air conditioner doesn't happen very often, which is one reason it's such a big decision for homeowners. If you have never installed a new cooling system, it helps to start by learning a few A/C basics. Knowing how an air conditioner works can help you select the system that makes the most sense for your home.

Read More »

New Haven , IN , Fort Wayne area , Fort Wayne , energy efficiency , air conditioner , indoor air quality , A/C basics , refrigerant , HVAC contractor , efficient cooling

Satisfied Clients

Our Number One Goal

Flurish


★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Hartman Bros does a good job They installed my Lenox system and maintain it every year. They have always been responsive and professional. I will use them for my next system."

Judy Gleason
(Google Review)

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Our AC went out and they sent someone out within a few hours and the problem was fixed quickly. With our service membership we also got a discount so the repair price was reasonable. I was very impressed with how quickly and professionally they fixed the problem especially in the middle of summer when they must get a lot of AC calls. Will definitely continue to use Hartman Bros."

Jane Christensen
(Google Review)

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Brian is an asset. He knows his stuff and is very personable. As a 12-year annual service customer The visit involved testing and advice and a small amount of refrigerant. The visit last about an hour."

Tom Jurczak
(Google Review)

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Ked Snyder is an excellent representative for Hartman Brothers. He is couteous, thorough and professional. Very Satisfied with your service and Highly Recommend it!"

Greg Andrews
(Google Review)

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"We didn't have to wait long for them to respond to our call. They fixed the problem, explained to us what happened, and explained to us what to do if the issue should occur again. Also, they have great customer service. We will definitely use them in the future if needed."

John Kravec
(Google Review)

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Josh was very courteous and professional. He took the time to explain to me and show me what was going on inside the furnace. I felt really bad that we needed to call him out on a Sunday but with the inside of the furnace iced up our air just wasnt working and he got us up and running in no time"

Dorothy Poling
(Google Review)

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Extremely pleased with their work! When I say I'm a picky customer, I really mean it (I'm a Training Manager for an HVAC manufacturer). These guys showed up precisely on time, were extremely courteous and professional, and did an outstanding job on my system. They were very careful moving the equipment to my mechanical room (not an easy task), did a very neat job on the install, and cleaned up so that everything was spotless when they left. I even gave them an opportunity to do a "shortcut" on my install, but they refused and said "that's not the way we do it." It was easy to tell that these techs took PRIDE in the work they were doing. I can't even begin to tell you how much I would recommend this small business from New Haven, IN to do any HVAC work. If you want a courteous, professional install at a reasonable price, call Hartman Bros!"

Jay Hammond
(Google Review)

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Always a tremendous experience with Hartman Brothers. I have used them for more than 25 years and gotten to know their people more like friends/family than vendors... because that's exactly how they treat their customers! Always a pleasure to deal with and their work is exceptional as a bonus. Would give them 6 Stars if it was an option."

Scott Sproat
(Google Review)

Contact Us

Call Today to Schedule with Us