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Which Air Conditioner Is Best for Warm Climates?

October 16th, 2017

warm-beach-window-seatIf you find an article online about AC installation, you must keep in mind that climate makes a huge difference. The person who wrote it may live in a climate with cool winters, meaning they don’t have to deal with nearly year-round air conditioner usage, like many of us in Miami. Some of the air conditioners that can help homeowners save a few bucks and feel more comfortable up North may not work for us.

We want to help those of you struggling to find the best AC system for your home in an area where you use it almost nonstop. Follow our advice below, or call our friendly technicians to help you select the best fit.

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3 Reasons to Schedule AC Repair the Moment You See a Problem

October 2nd, 2017

Waiting a while to do the things we don’t want to do can be tempting. But, usually, taking care of problems right away is the better choice. You may not want to get your oil changed, for example, but you know that your car will suffer as a result of that action. You might not want to vacuum, but you know your allergies will act up if you don’t. And you may not want to clean the bathtub, but you know it gets harder and harder to clean the longer you wait and allow dirt to build up.

Waiting to repair your air conditioning system may seem tempting. You want to put off spending money for as long as you can, after all. But it turns out that the longer you wait, the worse things can get. It’s so important to repair your air conditioner the moment you notice a problem within the system. Here’s why.

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Benefits of Surge Protectors

September 18th, 2017

Are you sick of having to replace lightbulbs, microwave ovens, and even much larger appliances sooner than you’d expect? Chances are high that you are, in fact, replacing many of your electronic systems sooner than you should—if you don’t have proper surge protection. Surge protection is an important step in protecting a home’s most important electronic devices, and yet many of us don’t realize its true benefits.

We want to help you protect many of your home’s systems. What’s most important in Florida is keeping your air conditioner safe, and a surge from a storm—or, more likely, from everyday events—can quickly or slowly destroy the equipment. Read on to find out why you should consider reinforcing surge protection in your home.

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Can You Qualify for Ygrene Financing?

September 4th, 2017

Ygrene-certified-badgeAs we’re inspecting an air conditioning system or heat pump, we often find that it’s in the homeowner’s best interest to upgrade their equipment. Of course, the biggest reason a homeowner tells us they’d rather risk it is the cost of a new air conditioner. But we’re here to tell you that a new air conditioning system very well may be within your price range.

Air conditioning installation is a necessity, so it’s not something you can put off for too long. But the full cost of the system is something you may be able to put off for a while, if you qualify for Ygrene financing.

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4 Central AC Repairs You Should Watch Out For

August 21st, 2017

woman-fan-hotAC repairs can take you by surprise, but there are often signs to watch out for before your system completely breaks down. Today, we want to help you learn about the most common air conditioning problems we see, along with the signs you can look out for before you encounter serious trouble.

Air conditioning troubles can lead to high bills, water damage to the home, and a shutdown of your system. When you spot the signs of trouble, call a central AC repair specialist as soon as possible! Contact our team today.

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Get Full Protection for Your AC with a Tune-Up

August 7th, 2017

AC-inspection-maintenanceIt’s stressful to think about how long the appliances in your home may last. You hope to keep your dishwasher, clothes dryer, and other appliances as long as possible, but there’s not much you can do to protect them aside from doing your best to keep them clean and in excellent condition. When it comes to an air conditioner, though, this task is a little more difficult.

Many of the major components of your air conditioner are located outside. With South Florida’s unpredictable weather patterns, storms can result in damage to your air conditioner that lowers its efficiency and leads to repairs, or worse, a premature AC system replacement.

A complete air conditioning tune-up protects your air conditioner in ways you may not expect!

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How to Prevent Major Air Conditioning Repair

July 24th, 2017

If you’ve ever had to make major repairs for any part of your home, from the pipes to the roof to the heater, you know that it’s something you don’t want to go through again. There’s all of the money you have to spend, of course. And in our area, major repairs for an air conditioner means you have to go without a summertime essential.

Air conditioners should be protected from potential repair needs as much as is possible. Of course, when you do need AC repair, you should call in a professional at the first signs. But today, we want to give some advice on how to prevent this.

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Keep Your Pets Cool this Summer Too!

July 10th, 2017

We treat our pets like family, just like you do, but unfortunately your pet is the one family member who can’t really tell you what he needs. Summer can be tough for a dog, who’s covered in fur from head to tail and can become overheated more easily than you might think—and it’s tough on cats and other pets as well.

Follow our tips to help keep your pets cool when temperatures go up and up this summer. And if you need to tune-up your air conditioner to keep you and Fluffy cooler this summer, contact us today!

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How Dust and Dirt Affect Your Air Conditioner

June 26th, 2017

cleaning-vent-grate-acYou do your best to keep dust and dirt out of your home. A clean home is a happy home, after all, and you’ve got plenty of good reasons to regularly do the laundry and dishes, clean your living room, and scrub the bathroom. But why would you be concerned about your air conditioner?

Just because your air conditioner is hidden from view, it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t worry about keeping that clean, too. It’s a major investment you’ve made in your home comfort. Dirt and debris could cause problems for those with allergies and asthma, but it can also interfere with the function of your AC system.

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How to Give Your Air Conditioner a Break This Summer

June 13th, 2017

man-fan-chair-hatIf we could keep our air conditioners running at full blast all day, we would. Of course, for most of us, that’s simply not possible—the costs of running an AC day or night are far too high. It’s not too great for the environment, either, and you could quickly wear down your air conditioner and require a replacement before you know it.

From time to time, it’s important to give your air conditioner a break. Let the components have a rest so that you can keep your equipment longer. Besides, who doesn’t want to save money on their energy bills? Here are our tips for staying cool while letting your AC have a bit of a rest.

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