North Central Florida Air Conditioning Blog

Replacing Your AC’s Air Filter: Our Quick Guide

June 21st, 2021

Air conditioners have air filters designed to ensure that the dust and debris from the outdoor air do not get in and damage the system. The primary reason for these filters is to protect the air conditioner and ensure that it can work optimally.

Over time, your AC’s air filters become clogged and ineffective at keeping the airflow going. You will need to replace your air filter to ensure that your AC keeps working properly for a long time.

Not sure how to replace the air filter in your AC? That’s where we can help.

Learning how to change the air filter in your AC is an excellent way to get the best out of air conditioning in Newberry and avoid the need for expensive repairs. We’ve created this post as a quick guide to help you learn how to replace your air conditioning unit’s air filter and get the best out of your AC for a long time.

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Is It Finally Time to Replace Your AC?

June 7th, 2021

You’ve been calling us for years whenever you need an air conditioning repair, and we appreciate it. We’re always willing to improve your life by improving your home! That said, even with our expert technicians being able to complete any job put before us, have you ever considered the fact that you’re calling too much for repairs? An air conditioner that’s frequently breaking down or that needs help too often can be a sign that it’s on its last legs.

We know that it can be hard to say goodby to an AC system that’s stood by you for ten years or more. But this is just a simple fact of the industry, air conditioning in Newberry, FL can only last between 10-15 years before you start paying way more than you should be.

So, in light of trying to save you money and keep your home comfortable, let’s talk about signs your AC needs to be replaced.

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AC FAQ: What Is Refrigerant?

May 24th, 2021

It’s no surprise that we think about air conditioners a lot here in Florida. We can sometimes even run our AC systems into the ground because we use them for most of the year. While we’re running these systems that keep us so comfortable, it’s important to think every once in a while about how they work.

If you’re a newcomer to the HVAC industry, or you’re an old-timer who wants a bit of a refresher on how your AC system works, then we can help. We want to talk about refrigerant, and answer some questions that homeowners might have about this material and how it relates to your air conditioning in Gainesville, FL.

We’ll go over the recent R-22 phaseout, signs you’ve got a refrigerant leak, and more! Just remember to call our team when you need help.

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Is Humidity Hurting My AC?

May 10th, 2021

It’s kind of impossible to live in Florida and not be inundated with tons of moisture in the air. When our northern neighbors use the term “muggy,” they’re usually referring to the climate that we experience for most of the year. It’s not crazy to think that humidity can be a real problem in the way of achieving efficiency and comfort.

However, we’re not in the business of stating problems without solutions! If you’re constantly calling us for AC repair in Newberry, FL, it could be from problems that are caused by humidity. After all, humidity can negatively impact your air conditioning to the point where it’s working a lot harder and suffering from wear and tear.

Let’s talk about why excess humidity is bad for your air conditioner, and brainstorm some solutions that can help you out of this predicament!

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Investing in a Heat Pump or Central AC?

May 3rd, 2021

This is a big question we get often by homeowners in our area. Which system should they invest in, a central air conditioner or a heat pump? Or, a lot of homeowners simply ask, “which system is better?”

This is a trick question. There are no better or worse systems, unless you’re talking about units that are separated by about a decade in age. There are systems that are perfect for some homes, and systems that are better for others. What we’re trying to say is, don’t put these units in a binary of better or worse. It’s time to think about what your home cooling needs are and how our team can help you reach those comfort goals.

Today, we’ll talk about which type of air conditioning installation in Gainesville, FL is better for your home, and how we can start the process as soon as possible.

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3 Quick Fixes for Any AC

April 19th, 2021

It’s that time of year. Temperatures are slowly rising, and our tolerance for heat and humidity is slowly dwindling as we get used to these new spring temperatures. At first, it’s wonderful to feel the warmth of the sun and notice all of the blooming plants. Then, humidity levels rise and we get downright miserable with our first few heatwaves of the year.

While this might seem fine since you’ve got an air conditioner, what if your air conditioner was really struggling last year? Do you think this year is going to go off without a hitch? If you need AC repair in Gainesville, FL then we urge you to call us for those repairs soon. The sooner the better.

However, if you’re still looking for minor ways to fix or improve your AC aside from professional repairs, then keep reading! We’ll give you a few pointers.

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What’s in Your Air Ducts?

March 29th, 2021

Air ducts are essential to the functionality of our air conditioners and heating systems. Without them, we either have to rely on specific heating and cooling systems, like ductless mini splits, or figure out some other way to have treated air distributed throughout our homes. The longer your air ducts go without being cleaned, the more likely it is that your indoor air is suffering from a wide variety of contaminants. Let us explain.

Dust isn’t the only thing you should worry about existing in your air ducts. Bacteria, viruses, mold spores, and other contaminants can live and breed inside your air duct system. Also, without proper air duct cleaning in Gainesville, FL, your HVAC system could see a serious decrease in efficiency with all of these contaminants gunking up the system.

We’re going to talk today specifically about what’s in your air ducts and how our cleaning services get rid of them.

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3 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Furnace

March 15th, 2021

Furnaces are common around here. If you take a survey of your neighborhood and ask them about the type of heater they rely on, you’ll likely hear about many gas furnaces. They’re affordable, powerful, effective, efficient, and they’ve really got no downsides that other systems don’t have as well.

Now, just because people have gas furnaces doesn’t mean they know as much as they should about them. In this economy, it can be easy to invest in a heating system just because you need one, without actually knowing the advantages of said system. So, as your experts on furnace service in Gainesville, FL, we’d like to give you some nifty factoids about your furnace.

The hope is that these tips enlighten you to how your furnace works and helps you notice if you need professional help. If you do, our team is always available to help.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Gainesville Heating

March 1st, 2021

Your heater deserves the best care possible. When something goes wrong, the first thought through your head is probably the worry about how much it’s going to cost. While this is definitely the most important aspect of HVAC work from a customer’s perspective, you should also be wary of short-cuts and cheap fixes. There are quite a few dos and don’ts of heater service in Gainesville, FL.

We’ll list out everything that you should do, and everything that you shouldn’t do when it comes to heating repair. So, before you open up that online tutorial on “how to self-diagnose your heating problem” or before you get the gloves and supplies from the nearest hardware store, stop what you’re doing and read this blog.

If you need immediate help, make sure you call our team for comprehensive heater repairs. We’ve always got your back.

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3 Common Electric Furnace Repairs

February 15th, 2021

Contrary to what some people might tell you, electric furnaces are pretty common in our area. They’re affordable, efficient, and they’re perfect for keeping a home warm during a Florida winter. However, they’re not without their own set of unique problems.

We want to keep homeowners up to speed on what can happen with their electric furnaces. Things aren’t always smooth, and when something goes wrong, we want you to be as informed as possible. While we’re always available to call for help, we want homeowners to know exactly when they should call for help. Locating a problem and knowing a little bit of information surrounding furnace repair in Gainesville, FL can be a great start for homeowners out there.

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