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

Don’t Forget This Big Heat Pump Tip

Monday, January 9th, 2023

We’re going to be honest, we love giving our customers tips on how to better run their heat pump systems. Sometimes, the solution isn’t paying money for a service or calling the right team for a job. Life can be great when the solution comes from just talking about a problem and sharing knowledge, person to person.

Well, that’s what we aim on doing now. Our big tip of the day is this:

Heat pumps require maintenance twice a year instead of just once.

If that tip has confused you or brought up some questions, then that’s what the rest of this blog is here to answer! Heat pumps are different from your classic gas furnace or central air conditioner. They work throughout the entire year, so they’re bound to need twice as much heating maintenance in Gainesville, FL. But is that all there is to learn? Not quite.

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AC Repair: The Best Holiday Gift

Monday, December 12th, 2022

When watching some of the classic holiday movies, there’s usually a trend in the story. Things go wrong, a family might encounter some trouble, and it looks like the holiday might be cancelled until the very last minute when someone swoops in and saves the day. Whether that hero is Santa, an elf, or the parents of a loving family, that’s usually how our favorite stories go. What if we told you that you could be the hero of your favorite holiday movie?

It’s no secret that air conditioning is a vital component of home living in our area. Florida gets inundated with incredibly hot temperatures throughout the year, and while we might be in a bit of a lull right now, things will inevitably get hot in a few months. So, while it might not seem like an important detail, getting air conditioning repair in Gainesville, FL should be one of your top priorities if you’re dealing with a broken system. And you could be the hero that your family needs when looking at holiday gifts!

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Our Comprehensive Mold FAQ

Monday, November 14th, 2022

For many people, mold is more of a boogeyman than a fungus that lives in certain areas. Just the term “mold” can send people imagining wildly different things, from spoiled food in the refrigerator to a whole entire home being uninhabitable. The truth is usually somewhere in between, but how can you know for sure?

Well, knowledge is power. The more you know about mold and it’s effects, the more you can be prepared to handle any mold problems in your home, from the small stuff, to the large projects that require mold remediation in Gainesville, FL. Our team specializes in this kind of service, and we can be a resource in these times to figure out what kind of mold removal or remediation services you might need.

But first, we need to start from the beginning. What is mold, and how does it work its way into your home?

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Your AC Requires This DIY Fix

Monday, October 17th, 2022

Yes, this is going to be one of the few times that we’re going to talk about something we encourage homeowners to do on their own! Normally, when it comes to AC repair in Gainesville, FL, we’d recommend calling a professional to have your system fixed or maintained. They’re just too complex and there’s too much at stake for you to have to encounter a problem from DIY repairs. Our team is always available to help in those situations.

However, now that many of us have been living with our systems on full blast for a few months, we need to talk about a very important part of being an AC owner–the air filter. Every single air conditioning unit that’s installed has an air filter, and that filter is supposed to be changed every 1-3 months. For customers out there who forgot about them, or who might need some pointers on how to do this, keep reading to learn more!

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Everything to Know About Short-Cycling

Monday, August 8th, 2022

Short cycling is a phenomenon that not a lot of people know about. It’s very important to the HVAC industry, and any professional worth their salt should know what a short cycling air conditioner is and the various different causes for it. But we don’t expect homeowners to know this kind of information right out of the gate, which is why we want to talk about it today.

When your air conditioner turns on and off abruptly, running through short, frequent cycles, it can be damaging to the internal components. If you’re suspecting that your AC is short cycling, then we urge you to call our team for air conditioning service in Gainesville, FL. We can evaluate the condition of the unit and figure out what exactly is causing the short cycling. Then we can take steps to alleviate the problem, from quick repairs to a system replacement if need be.

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Invest in AC Maintenance Today

Monday, June 13th, 2022

It’s not hard to talk about why maintenance is such an important aspect of any mechanical system. Getting your car inspected and tuned-up is so important that it’s practically a legal requirement in every state. While you’re never in danger of running your air conditioning incorrectly, you could find yourself sweating profusely and uncomfortable on the hottest day of the year because of a missed maintenance and inspection appointment.

AC maintenance in Gainesville, FL is exactly what it sounds like. A technician comes to your home and inspects your air conditioner while cleaning it and even repairing a few minor components. The service is designed to do things like extend the lifespan of your system, reduce repair needs in the future, and even keep the efficiency levels high. AC maintenance is a valuable service that we think is worth the money.

Want to know how maintenance improves all of these aspects of your AC? Then keep reading!

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Is It Time for a Heat Pump?

Monday, February 14th, 2022

For some of our homeowners, heat pumps just wouldn’t be worth the money. Every home is different, and we’re never going to lie to our customers and tell them that they should all switch to a heat pump. However, for many of our customers and community members, a heat pumpĀ would be a huge upgrade and are absolutely worth the cost of installation.

Heat pumps represent a different way of heating a home. They run with electricity and refrigerant, using pressure, condensation, and evaporation to move heat inside from the colder outdoors. They can work as both heating systems and air conditioning systems, providing complete support throughout the entire year. Basically, this blog post is designed to get those homeowners who could use a heat pump to start thinking of a new heater installation in Gainesville, FL.

Is a heat pump perfect for your specific home? Keep reading to find out!

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3 Ways to Save on Heater Repairs

Monday, January 17th, 2022

We’re in the middle of winter which means the majority of calls we get as HVAC professionals are about heating repairs. Failing heating systems, heating units that are becoming to expensive, unreliable heating systems, you name it and we probably get calls about it. That’s why we’d like to shift gears this week and talk specifically on ways that homeowners can save on heating repairs in Gainesville, FL.

Firstly, if your heater is in good shape so far, it’s a good idea to take a look back and admire how you got here. Did you invest in maintenance? Have you thoroughly changed the air filter in your system? Do you keep things relatively clean and keep your air vents unblocked? These are signs that you’re doing everything in your power to keep your system in good shape. For new and old heating system owners, we want to talk about more ways you can save on fewer heating repairs in the future.

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Everything You Should Know About Mold

Monday, December 20th, 2021

Mold is an organism that is one of the antagonists of our lives. It infests our food, our clothes, our homes, and even the very air we breathe. At this point, war has been declared for thousands of years and now we’re starting to get the edge on this contaminant that has always given us problems. With high-powered technology and professional mold remediation in Gainesville, FL, you can get rid of your mold problem for good.

Today, we’d like to talk about mold in its entirety. We want to discuss where it comes from, how it thrives in your home, and what environments lead to more mold growth. With this kind of knowledge, you can better protect your home from a mold infestation and when you’ve got our number on speed dial, we can be there to support you if things get out of hand.

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Happy Energy Awareness Month!

Monday, October 25th, 2021

We know it’s a little late, but in our opinion, it’s never too late to be aware of your energy efficiency! How efficient is your home? Are you happy with the way that your air conditioning installation in Gainesville, FL is working?

If the answer to that question is anything other than “yes,” then this blog post is for you. The month of October is “energy awareness month” according to energy.gov, and it’s important that we dive into exactly what improving your energy efficiency at home means. HVAC systems use a huge percentage of our yearly energy consumption, and that leaves a lot of room for improvement if you’re not happy with the comfort levels and utility bills of your home.

Today, let’s focus on how efficient your home is and what improvements can be made to get more out of your energy-consuming technology.

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