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

3 AC Efficiency Tips

Monday, July 5th, 2021

Well, it’s no surprise that summer temperatures are out in full force. If you turn on the news you’ll see reports of heatwaves hitting every corner of the country, including our neck of the woods. Luckily, we’re not the news, and we’re an HVAC company that’s ready for any temperature fluctuation that can possibly come. As your local team of specialists, we’d like to help you with some great tips to keep your home running efficiently.

Efficiency and comfort go hand in hand when it comes to air conditioning in Newberry, FL. The more efficient your air conditioner is, the more comfortable your home is likely to become. Likewise, the more comfortable your home is, that’s usually a good sign that your AC is running efficiently.

Either way, let’s talk about some ways to help improve the efficiency of your air conditioner and keep things comfortable!

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Replacing Your AC’s Air Filter: Our Quick Guide

Monday, 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?

Monday, 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?

Monday, 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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Your Yearly AC Report Card

Monday, October 26th, 2020

It’s that time of year again! Another brutal summer has come and gone, and while we might still be dealing with a few hot days to come, the worst of it is over. So, how exactly did your air conditioner do? If you’re unsure as to how to answer that question, then don’t worry, we’ve got the solution for you. It’s time to give your air conditioner the grade it deserves!

So, from A to F, we’re going to grade your air conditioning system for the past year and see where we can go from there. This system should make it fairly obvious if you need help with your air conditioning in Gainesville, FL. Or, if your system is running perfectly, then you really shouldn’t have any problems at all!

Either way, we’re here to help. Just keep reading.

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If You Hear This Noise: Call Us

Monday, September 14th, 2020

Noises are everywhere. The hard part is figuring out which noises warrant a call to a professional HVAC provider and which ones don’t. Wouldn’t it be nice if you had some sort of blog post that could outline what noises are worth calling for help about, and which ones weren’t? Luckily, that’s exactly what we’re aiming to provide for you today.

Our company doesn’t just provide air conditioning repair in Lake City, FL, we also provide information on this blog for homeowners that need help. When it comes to air conditioners making obnoxious noises and signaling the need for repairs, we’re all over that topic.

So, keep reading as we dive into some of the more insidious noises that an AC system can make. We’ll even go over the ones you don’t need to be concerned about so you can relax about the normal noises.

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AC Technology: Then and Now

Monday, July 20th, 2020

Back in the day, all you needed was a window unit air conditioner and a family friend to help you install it. While we might remember those days with fond nostalgia, the way we dealt with heat was pretty pathetic. When the worst heatwaves hit us, we’d just have to deal with it or suffer the exorbitant energy bills to come while our window units barely cooled our homes down. Luckily, we don’t live in this world anymore.

AC technology has come a long way since then. Air conditioning in Gainesville, FL especially has become more environmentally friendly, efficient, and effective at cooling our entire homes. This is important because it means you can no longer just hire a family friend to take a look at any problems in your system. You’ll need the help of a trained professional!

So, what big leaps have air conditioners taken in the past two decades? Let’s investigate.

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3 Things You Should Never Do to Your AC

Monday, July 6th, 2020

Air conditioners, while being durable and able to last far into their second decade of life, are delicate on the inside. It’s always a bad idea as a homeowner to open up your air conditioner and take a look inside. This can void your system’s warranty and also make things worse since only a trained and certified HVAC technician has the tools and experience to make sure nothing is broken or scratched when taking a look inside.

While we’re shining a light on some of the things not to do as a homeowner, we’ve decided to talk about the three most common things we see homeowners do that they shouldn’t. It’s always better to call a professional for AC repair in Gainesville, FL when you start to detect that something is wrong. Do yourself a favor and avoid further damage to your system by reading our list and avoiding these three things.

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Smell Something Bad Coming from Your AC?

Monday, April 27th, 2020

An air conditioner that smells bad is likely to do more harm than good at this point. If the system is responsible for depositing cool air into your home, that cool air should smell fresh or at least odorless when you breathe it in. Any foul odors should be investigated and dealt with—full stop!

So, the question remains, do you smell anything foul coming from your air conditioner? If the answer is yes, then it’s time to sit down and have a talk.

Different smells can be caused by different types of problems, and it’s in your best interest to call a professional and have these smells investigated. One thing is for certain, though, any unpleasant smell coming from an AC unit usually signals the need for air conditioning repair in Lake City, FL.

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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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