Air Conditioning Experts Blog : Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

How to Pick Out a New Air Conditioner Installation

Monday, July 10th, 2017

Air-conditioner-unit-flowersDon’t get too upset when you find out your air conditioner needs replacement. You have plenty of help when you call our team, and besides, a new air conditioner might help you to save money each month. Today’s air conditioners are more efficient than they’ve ever been—but only if you pick the right one.

It’s always best to work with a contractor from beginning to end to find an air conditioner that is not only a good match for your needs but also the right size for your home. But to start you out, we’ve put together this guide so that you know what to look for when you’re starting out on the hunt for that new AC.

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Common Repairs for a Ductless AC System

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

ductless-AC-living-roomWe recommend ductless air conditioners to homeowners who’ve had to deal with the hassle of a ductless home for too long. A ductless system offers far greater relief and efficiency than the standard window unit, and it’s less obtrusive as well. Besides, it’s more reliable and long lasting. But that doesn’t mean it’s immune to problems.

If you have a ductless air conditioner, watch out for these problems and call in an expert right away if you do notice them. In order to prevent AC repairs, schedule maintenance for your ductless system each and every year.

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Steps You Should Be Taking to Maintain Your Central AC

Monday, June 26th, 2017

filter-remove-ductsIf you have a central air conditioner in Lakeland, FL, you know that it is not something to be taken for granted. Of course, you know that your air conditioner is valuable, but are you taking the proper steps to protect this important investment in your comfort and health?

Your air conditioner may seem like another part of your home, hidden from view so that you don’t have to worry about it. But an air conditioner can break down when you need it most—if it doesn’t get the maintenance it really needs to perform. Not sure what type of maintenance your air conditioner should receive? We’ve got some tips here, but be sure to call professionals for the major maintenance steps that are tricky to handle on your own.

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Is Your Thermostat in Need of Repair?

Monday, June 12th, 2017

thermostat-hand-digital-programmableThis is a call we get quite often. Homeowners may say something along these lines: “My thermostat isn’t working.” However, once we show up, we find that the thermostat usually is not the problem at all. Today, we want to help you judge for yourself whether there is a thermostat issue you can fix on your own, one that requires our help, or a larger problem with the AC system.

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What’s the Ideal Temperature for Summer Cooling?

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

thermostat-dial-green-wallpaper-handIf it were up to you, you’d spend the hottest hours of summer lounging in an indoor pool in an air-conditioned room with a popsicle in hand. Of course, this isn’t exactly realistic, but you do have a central air conditioning system to help you beat the heat. However, the heat of summer can lead you to turn down the thermostat too low, hoping for an escape.

We want to help you save money and keep your air conditioner working at its best. What’s the ideal summertime temperature for cooling?

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How to Get the Most Out of AC Maintenance

Monday, May 29th, 2017

air-conditioning-outside-maintenanceWe get it. Few people are thrilled about making a call to an air conditioning technician to spend money on something that is really a necessity in our part of the country. But when you skip scheduling air conditioning maintenance before the summer is really heating up, you risk hundreds of dollars more in repair money lost.

Air conditioning maintenance is a service that can get you more bang for your buck throughout the year. Your air conditioner wears down year after year, and the only way to feel confident that your air conditioner is running as efficiently as it can is with regular service as early in the year as possible. Here’s how to get the most out of your annual maintenance appointment!

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When AC Replacement Is a Better Option than Repairs

Monday, May 15th, 2017

outside-AC-unit-catsWe know that you typically hope that an older air conditioner can be repaired when it breaks down. Replacing an air conditioner seems like a stressful venture, and many people would rather pay for a temporary repair than seek out a replacement air conditioner that will last for longer. Quality air conditioning technicians won’t recommend a replacement where an AC repair will suffice, but there are times when it is your best option.

Learn how to recognize for yourself where an AC replacement may be the better choice below, and call in our technicians for a professional consultation.

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What You Need to Know about Ductless Mini Split Systems

Monday, May 1st, 2017

ductless-AC-living-roomWhen you don’t have central cooling in the home or any way to set it up, you may be tempted to turn to window air conditioners or portable units you can find in stores. We’re here to tell you that there’s a better way. Window air conditioners are noisy and inefficient, and most have a fairly short lifespan. A ductless mini-split system is different, and here’s what you should know.

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4 Things You Should Know about Your Home Thermostat

Monday, April 17th, 2017

thermostat-hand-digital-programmableThermostats serve two very important purposes in a home air conditioning system. First, they detect the temperature, so that they can communicate back with the air conditioner when it’s time to turn on or off. Second, of course, they allow you to make adjustments, although the extent of the adjustments you are able to make depends on the model of thermostat you have.

A quality thermostat should last you for many years, which brings us to our first fact about your air conditioner’s control point. For more information or to schedule AC service in Lakeland, FL, call the technicians at Air Conditioning Experts, Inc.

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What Are the Steps of an AC Tune-Up?

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

If you haven’t scheduled an air conditioner tune-up this year, you’re going to want to after you hear this. Air conditioners that receive regular tune-ups retain better efficiency, have fewer repairs, and may have a longer lifespan than air conditioners that don’t get regular tune-ups from AC professionals.

How does this service work? An air conditioner that receives a tune-up runs more smoothly, increasing efficiency and reducing energy use. But for preventative maintenance to truly work, you need a professional to do the job. So what should you expect?

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