How Do Professionals Install an AC Unit?

August 19, 2021

As a homeowner, you are bound to need a new AC installation at some point because AC units have somewhat short lifespans. Most modern AC units are expected to last between 15 to 20 years, depending on how well you maintain them. The older HVAC units only last bout 10 to 12 years. If you are looking to replace your older AC, it’s vital that you get the installation process for your new unit right for it to last the expected lifespan. Here is a look at the general process. 1. Planning for an HVAC Unit Installation

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The Best Type of AC System for Your Home

August 5, 2021

Based on a US Department of Energy study, American households spend a whopping $11 billion annually to power their air conditioning system. That’s a hefty bill to get cool air throughout the year. Your individual cost, however, doesn’t have to be high. By understanding what type of AC system best fits your home, you can avoid getting an AC unit that is overpowered for the job you need it to perform. To help you find and install the right AC unit that fits your Jacksonville, FL, home, read on further as we discuss the different types

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Common AC Problems in Summer

July 29, 2021

Does your house feel hot and muggy even though the air conditioner is running? Does it seem like your AC unit can never reach the temperature programmed into your thermostat? When summer comes to northeast Florida and Daytona Beach, your cooling system will be working overtime to keep your home cool and comfortable. Unfortunately, all of that strenuous work can spell trouble for your air conditioning system. There are a whole host of problems that air conditioners can fall victim to during hot weather. Some of these issues can be easily solved at home, while others require professional AC repair.

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An Easy Explanation of Thermostat Settings

July 27, 2021

If you’re like most homeowners, you have a programmable digital thermostat that allows you to regulate the temperature inside of your home. This type of thermostat can be extremely useful for helping you to optimize your energy savings and for simple convenience. However, before you can get either one of these benefits, you need to understand what the different thermostat settings are. Temperature One of the easiest settings to understand is the temperature setting. This is the temperature that you want the inside of your home to be. You can easily set it by using the

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How To Prepare Air Conditioner for the Summer

June 25, 2021

Across Florida, summer temperatures often get to highs of 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Even worse, there are often high levels of humidity, making the weather unbearable. At such times, you need your air conditioner to be at its optimum condition. Fortunately, there are a few steps you can take to save energy and enhance your comfort. Here are some of the top tips for prepping your AC for the summer heat in Jacksonville. Examine and Clean or Replace the Filters Before the warm season begins, one of the most critical preparation steps is cleaning or replacing your

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How To Clean Air Conditioning Unit

June 20, 2021

AC systems need a full list of seasonal tasks to keep them running as expected. Right before summer starts, you’ll need to complete the tasks or hire an HVAC professional to do them for you. With seasonal maintenance services, you extend the longevity of your air conditioning unit. Inspections are a great service and help you find common problems faster. We can complete a full inspection for you and clean out the AC thoroughly. The Importance of Air Filters Air filters capture dirt and debris while the AC system runs. They

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Why Does My Air Conditioner Smell?

May 17, 2021

There are few things as uncomfortable as an extremely hot house in the summer. Air conditioning usually helps, but some people experience a horrible smell as soon as they turn on their AC. If you’re having an issue with the smells coming from your air conditioning unit, don’t panic. While many smells associated with ACs aren’t pleasant, they generally aren’t dangerous. However, it’s important to know what these issues are so you can address them early on. Here’s a list of some of the most common causes of bad smells coming from your AC.

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8 Reasons Why Your Air Conditioner Freezes Up

May 13, 2021

During the hot months, most households run the air conditioner more often. Sometimes, you might notice some ice buildup on the outer parts of the unit. This comes as a surprise to many since it’s hard to imagine that the equipment meant to keep the house cool during scorching months can freeze. When an AC unit freezes up, it limits airflow, so your home no longer cools as expected. Therefore, you need to know the root cause of this problem to fix it early enough and minimize any inconvenience. Some of the possible reasons why your

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Should I Turn Off My Gas Furnace in the Summer?

April 20, 2021

You’re probably looking forward to the warmer summer days after the chilly season in Florida. Your AC is running without problems, but you may be wondering whether you should turn off the heating system. In this article, we will explore the merits and demerits of turning off your gas furnace. Why You Should Turn Off a Gas Furnace in the Summer If you have an older furnace model, it will have a light blue fire known as a pilot light. The purpose of the flame is to ignite the gas coming from the burner into the

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How to Clean an Air Conditioner Filter

March 20, 2021

Have you ever wondered what nifty tips and tricks you can implement at home to save on energy consumption and to lower costs? One way you can help is by cleaning the air filter of your AC as often as possible. Every air conditioning unit comes with an air filter inside. After some time, it can affect how your AC unit works if it’s not maintained. Not only does the ignored AC increase your monthly bills as the unit struggles to function, but you also end up breathing unclean air all day because the air filter

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