North Central Florida Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘AC Repair’

The Benefits of Frequent Filter Changes

Monday, September 30th, 2019

Airflow is incredibly important. You’re essentially suffocating your brand-new AC system if you don’t clean or replace the air filters every month or so. We know that it can be a hassle, but having a well-maintained, functioning air conditioner in Florida is essential to keep that high heat and humidity at bay. Without changing the filter, your air conditioner’s lifespan could be cut in half.

Don’t panic! Chances are, if you’re worried about your AC at all, you’re vigilant enough to change the filter before any problems happen. So, before you get up to call the top AC repair company in Gainesville and start wondering about which end of your unit to open up, take a look at our guide on the benefits that come from changing the filter. The knowledge as to why you’re changing the filter could help you remember next time when otherwise you would forget!

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Short-Cycling and Your AC: What It Is and Why It’s Bad

Monday, July 8th, 2019

top-view-of-an-air-conditioner-outside-unitOne of the most common, and unfortunately harmful, problems an air conditioner can have is something called short-cycling. This is both a symptom of a problem and a cause of a problem. Sometimes a few simple adjustments may be all that’s needed to repair the issue. But in many cases, it will require professional repairs from a trained and experienced HVAC technician (which is what we’re here for!)

Short-cycling must be remedied though, and not neglected. Otherwise, you could find yourself facing a premature replacement need for your air conditioner—and in the meantime find yourself wasting a lot of energy and subsequent money.

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Loss of Cooling Power: What’s Wrong with Your AC

Monday, May 27th, 2019

woman-in-home-with-fan-looking-hotMay in Florida may as well be the middle of August for other parts of the country—meaning, it’s already HOT! And we’re using our air conditioners on a daily basis. So if you’ve noticed something wrong with your air conditioner at this point, it’s absolutely a cause for concern. For instance, did you notice a loss of cooling power or lack of cool air coming from your air conditioner?

Obviously, you know this is a problem. You don’t need what essentially is now a fan blowing around warm air in your home. You’ll likely need to call for professional repair, but in the meantime, we’ve shared some insight below into what may be causing this very frustrating issue.

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What Does that Noise Mean for Your AC?

Monday, April 29th, 2019

woman-covering-her-ears-on-white-backgroundDue to the everyday, hour-by-hour use of our air conditioners in the summertime, this season is the most likely time for your system to suffer a breakdown. Of course, around here, our air conditioners rarely get a break, so the added wear and tear of summer is even more likely to cause various parts to wear down and break down.

This is why we constantly emphasize the importance of air conditioning maintenance. Maintenance allows our professionals to thoroughly inspect, clean, and adjust your air conditioner to ensure it’s performing as efficiently as possible. Maintenance also helps fend off the biggest of repair needs.

Still though, with or without this service, it’s important to be aware of repair needs in case they crop up between tune-ups. One of the most apparent signs of an AC problem is odd noises coming from the system. But, what noises, exactly?

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Never Ignore These 4 Ominous AC Noises

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

woman covering her ears, on a white backgroundWhen you live with our weather day in and day out, it goes without saying that the use of your air conditioner is pretty consistent! Since summer temps haven’t even reached their peak yet, it’s important to keep an eye—and ear—out for any potential issues, especially since the need for Newberry, FL AC repair typically increases this time of year.

But how do you know if you’re even having a problem with your air conditioner? A pretty big sign is a strange or unfamiliar noise coming from the system. There are 4 sounds in particular that we never want you to ignore, and we’ve highlighted them below.

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Tips for Hiring the Best AC Repair Professional

Monday, June 25th, 2018

AC technician with tools in pocketWhen you live in the Gainesville area, having a fully functional and efficient air conditioner is an absolute necessity. This means making sure you have that system installed by professionals to ensure it’s properly matched to your home. It also means investing in routine system maintenance each year (or twice a year, if you have a heat pump).

Perhaps most importantly, it means getting repairs done promptly when needed. But, how do you know you’re selecting the right professional for your AC repair in Gainesville, FL? What if you have a general handyman tell you something is wrong with your system, but you haven’t seen any symptoms of such problem? Could you be wasting your time and money?

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