North Central Florida Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Maintenance’

Springtime AC FAQ

Monday, March 30th, 2020

If we’re certain about one thing this spring, it’s that customers have a lot of questions about the condition and functionality of their air conditioners. People are tightening their belts (literally and figuratively) while they get ready to save up for that vacation or find ways to afford that second car. This means homeowners are focused on running their air conditioners well this spring, and hopefully we can help!

We’ve included a list of frequently asked questions that we receive about air conditioners in the spring. From good AC practices to questions you have about the cooling process, we’d like to take sometime and provide sound answers to these questions. Don’t forget, if you’re concerned with AC repair in Lake City, FL before the summer is in full swing, then call us today for expert services.

So, let’s get started!

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Get Your AC Ready for Spring!

Monday, March 2nd, 2020

Springtime is just around the corner and you know what that means! A little bit of spring cleaning here, some warmer weather, and preparing for the scorching temperatures that are just around the corner when summer inevitably hits. We’re in the HVAC industry, as you know, so it’s our job to remind you when spring maintenance is upon us. We’ll get into why this is important to do now, down below.

For now, here are a few things you as a homeowner can do to improve the effectiveness, efficiency, and longevity of your air conditioner before the summer hits in full swing. If you’re often nervous about whether or not your system will need AC repair in Newberry, FL, then this could be the perfect opportunity to make minor adjustments and stave off the inevitable expensive issues.

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When Is the Best Time to Schedule AC Maintenance?

Monday, April 1st, 2019

air-conditioner-being-worked-onThe short answer to this is, if you want to prevent sudden AC repairs, right now is a great time! Most HVAC professionals will recommend that this service is done in the spring. This allows you plenty of time to get the service on your schedule at your convenience, without worrying about techs being too busy with emergency service calls. Of course, it gets warmer even faster here, so the earlier you get your tune-up, the better.

There really is no better time than now to start preparing to use your air conditioner on an hourly basis. There are a couple of things you can do on your own, like cleaning debris away from the outside unit of your air conditioner and making sure you change the air filter of your HVAC systems every 1-3 months. But to truly protect the efficiency and performance of your air conditioner, you’ll want to invest in professional AC maintenance.

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The Impact of Humidity on Your AC (And Why This Means You Need Maintenance!)

Monday, March 18th, 2019

young-woman-looking-hotWere you aware that humidity can actually hurt your air conditioner?

Consider this—humidity is excess moisture that comes with the high summer temperatures we deal with here in the Gainesville area and beyond. The moisture makes us uncomfortable and feel even hotter since we can’t sweat, so we turn our air conditioner’s thermostat as low as it will go to try to cool off faster. This makes your air conditioner work harder (harder than it should have to, by the way) and therefore increases wear and tear on the system.

In addition, you’ll have done nothing to actually rid your home of that excess humidity, leaving you still uncomfortable, prone to property damage, and prone to illness brought on by the development of mold and mildew.

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What Happens During AC Maintenance and Why It Matters

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

technician working on outside unit of an air conditionerIf you’ve read our blog before, you’ve likely seen us tout the benefits of maintenance. There’s a good reason for this, which we’ll get to below. But a common question our customers have about this service is, “what exactly does a technician do during maintenance?”

We get it, you care about where your money is going, so perhaps you may wonder if the maintenance service you’re paying for is worth it. We’re sure you also care about how efficiently your air conditioner functions, since after all, if it’s not operating as efficiently as possible, it will cost you more to run over the years than it should.

It would take a pretty lengthy post to go into extensive detail about every step a technician goes through during air conditioning maintenance in Gainesville, FL, but we want to share with you a few of the most important ones. This should give you a pretty good idea of how maintenance helps your AC system run better and last longer.

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Tips for Keeping Cool This Summer

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

Stock image of a single family house in FloridaNobody needs to tell you that our summers can be pretty miserable. If it’s not the heat you have to contend with, it’s the humidity, which makes it feel even hotter than it is. We live in one of those places where coming home at the end of the day is a relief, because we can finally cool off! Well, that is, if you have a functioning air conditioner.

The best way to ensure you’ll keep cool this summer is to schedule Gainesville, FL air conditioning maintenance. This allows our expert HVAC technicians to fully inspect your cooling system for any signs of problems. We’ll also thoroughly clean the system, make any necessary adjustments, and alert you to repair needs so you can get those on your schedule right away.

Scheduling this service once a year (or, twice a year if you have a heat pump system) is vital to helping you keep cool this summer, but not the only method of doing so.

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