Air Conditioning Experts Blog : Posts Tagged ‘AC Repair’

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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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 Most Homeowners Get Wrong about the AC Vents

Monday, March 6th, 2017

question-markHomeowners want to save as much money as they possibly can when it comes to monthly bills. Reducing the use of the air conditioner is a great place to start, as this can use up a major portion of a home’s energy bill, especially in a place like Tampa.

There are lots of ways you can cut back on energy usage and make an impact on your bills and on the environment when it comes to air conditioning. However, one of the ways people try to save on AC costs may do quite the opposite.

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3 Common Misconceptions about AC Refrigerant

Monday, February 20th, 2017

outside-AC-unit-catsWe’re on a mission to help homeowners have more efficient, high-performance air conditioning systems. And one of the ways we do that is by ensuring we offer you all of the information you need to make informed decisions about your air conditioning.

Misconceptions about AC refrigerant, the chemical component that cycles throughout the indoor and outdoor parts of your air conditioning system, may lead to some problems. You may not know to seek out a technician’s help when you need it, or you may not be able to recognize when your AC system is at risk of failure. Read on, and we’ll try to clear up some of the misconceptions you may hold about the way your air conditioner’s refrigerant is used.

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Should You Lower the Temperature for Holiday Meals?

Monday, November 21st, 2016

The turkey has been in the oven for hours, and your kitchen is getting warmer than you can bear. You go to the thermostat, turn on the air conditioner, and press the arrow that points down, lowering the temperature as far as it can go, hoping to find some relief.

Unfortunately, it doesn’t really work this way. You cannot make your air conditioner work faster by setting the temperature lower. And in the end, you’ll just end up spending more than you should.

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Troubleshooting a Short-Cycling AC System: Why Your Unit Turns On and Off Too Often

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Short-cycling is what we call an air conditioner that does not have complete cooling cycles. It only turns on for a short period of time, and then it shuts off soon afterwards. It still offers some amount of cooling, generally. It might not really bother you all that much. But it wears down the AC system rather significantly.

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Not Enough Cool Air throughout the House? Here’s Our Solution

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Are some rooms of the home cooler than others? Are you uncomfortably warm in your living room, even though the bedrooms are downright chilly? There may be a few different reasons for your lack of cool airflow.

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3 Reasons Your Air Conditioner Isn’t Cooling Your Home Enough

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

When your air conditioning system does a poor job of cooling your home, you might just turn the thermostat down a few more degrees and hope for the best. But the fact of the matter is that even a problem that seems to be relatively small can cause a lot of issues later on.

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