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Is Your Air Conditioner Worn Out?

April 25th, 2016

An air conditioner gets a lot of use over the course of its lifespan. And, one day, your air conditioner’s components will be so worn down, that the best solution might be to replace the entire system. However, you might still have time to fix the issues with your air conditioner and bring it back into shape for the upcoming dog days of summer. Find out whether your air conditioner can be revived in the guide below.

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Make a Heat Pump Your Next AC Installation

April 18th, 2016

When you’re in the market for a new heating and air conditioning system, you could go with the conventional units. Many people in our area go for the conventional split-system air conditioner, which has an indoor unit and an outdoor unit. For heating, Florida residents might have a furnace or wall unit, but many resolve to use space heaters in lieu of installing central heating in such a warm climate.

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Inexpensive Ways to Improve Your AC System’s Efficiency

April 4th, 2016

Routine maintenance is vital to preventing your air conditioning system from using up too much energy and performing inefficiently. Your HVAC system can actually make up over half of your total utility expenses, according to reports from the Department of Energy.

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3 Things You Should Know about Refrigerant

March 28th, 2016

Refrigerant is one of those air conditioning components that has a lot of misconceptions surrounding it.
For one thing, refrigerant is often known by the term “Freon,” which is actually a trademarked name that may not describe the type of refrigerant already in your system. But some misconceptions could actually cost you, like the idea that a system needs to be recharged with refrigerant each year, which is first on our list of things we think customers should know about refrigerant.

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How to Keep Your AC System in Better Condition

March 21st, 2016

An air conditioning replacement is expensive, and it’s something you may want to delay for as long as possible. If you want some tips as to how to keep your air conditioner in the best condition possible for the longest period of time you can, read on!

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How Dirty Coils Affect Your Air Conditioner

March 14th, 2016

A lot of homeowners have heard something about the importance of having a clean air filter. Not only does a dirty filter make it harder to keep the air clean and prevent allergy symptoms from acting up—it’s also bad for the system when the filter is so clogged that the AC cannot draw in enough air.

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Should You Replace Only the Outside Unit or Your Entire AC?

March 7th, 2016

A conventional air conditioning system is composed of two parts: the condenser unit, which you’ll find outside, and the indoor blower and evaporator coil. When an air conditioning system fails, it may be that only one half of your air conditioning system really cannot go on—typically the outside unit. And it might seem like you could save money by replacing only the outdoor unit.

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4 Reasons to Throw Out Your Window AC

February 29th, 2016

One of the most common ways homeowners cool down the rooms of their homes is with window AC units, but this is also the reasons that so many homeowners are so uncomfortable in the summer. These big, bulky units just don’t do the trick in the same way that central AC systems do. That’s why, before the heat gets more severe, we’re urging homeowners to get rid of their window ACs and upgrade to ductless units.

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Why Should You Join an Air Conditioning Maintenance Program?

February 22nd, 2016

As a Miami, FL resident, your air conditioner gets quite the workout. It’s only natural that you want to find a way to prolong the life of your system and increase its efficiency as well. There are a couple steps you can take to ensure your air conditioner is ready for the summer season each year, such as checking to see if your filters are dirty and clearing out any landscaping debris surrounding your outside unit. This does not compare, however, to enrolling in an air conditioning maintenance program.

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3 Ways a Ductless AC and Heating System Makes You More Comfortable

February 17th, 2016

Think you can’t get comfortable in extreme temperatures if you don’t have any air ducts to accommodate a whole-home heating and cooling system? Think again! Ductless air conditioning and heating units can keep you just as comfortable as other central air and heat systems.

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