August 22nd, 2016
So you know that you need a new air conditioning system, but you’re not sure where to start. We have some advice for you below so that you know what’s coming and what to do to prepare. The most important piece of advice we can give if you’re in the Palmetto Bay area, though, is not to stress! We’ve got you covered.
August 15th, 2016
Frustrated by your high energy bills, especially in the hottest summer months? You’re not alone. The harder your air conditioner works, the more energy it uses, and the more it’s going to cost to run. However, if you’re noticing bills that are much, much higher than they were in previous years, you may have a problem on your hands.
August 8th, 2016
When you’ve been outside for a prolonged period, or when the outside air is hot, humid, and gloomy, you look forward to an air conditioned home. You may even hope that your home is like an icebox when you arrive. So you set the temperature to an extremely low one, perhaps as low as your thermostat can go, the moment you get home.
August 1st, 2016
When your air conditioner breaks down, you need to scramble to get a technician to your home and get your house back to a comfortable state, especially in the middle of summer. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could feel more confident that your air conditioner would not break down when you need it most?
July 25th, 2016
Are you wondering why your air conditioner isn’t cooling your home efficiently? If this is always a problem for your home, you might need a replacement air conditioner. You may have problems within the air conditioner that can be repaired. Or it might not be an issue with the AC system at all.
Why Duct Design Matters So Much
Your air ducts are an important part of your air conditioner—obviously. They are the pathway that leads from your air conditioning unit to the various rooms of your home. But you probably have never thought much about whether they are doing their job properly.
If your air ducts have too many twists and turns, it takes longer for air to reach the rooms of your home. That means you won’t feel as comfortable even as the unit is running at full capacity. And your energy bills go up because it takes longer to cool the home. The same is true if there are cracks and holes in the ductwork.
Are Your Ducts Suffering?
Peering into your vents with a flashlight may not reveal much about the state of your ductwork. You need professional technicians to tell you for sure how much air you are losing from inefficient duct design or leaky ductwork. But there are some signs to look out for.
- Some rooms are cooler than others.
- Your energy bills are outrageous.
- The system takes a long time to reach the right temperature.
If your air conditioner is not working the way it is supposed to, call in a professional company that works on both air conditioning systems and the ducts that lead air away from them. That way, you can get an assessment and professional repairs that can help to improve your ducts for decades to come.
For duct services and AC repair in Miami, FL, call Air On Demand!
July 18th, 2016
We often recommend heat pumps to our customers looking for a new central air conditioning system—especially if they complain about a lack of heat for those rare colder days. It seems silly to have a separate whole-home heating system in our area. A heat pump allows you efficient whole-home heating and AC from a single system that uses the same components for both.
July 11th, 2016
We know there are a lot of people out there still living without central AC. If you’re in Florida, you’ve probably already found a way to stay comfortable—and that most likely involves using a portable air conditioner or a window AC unit.
July 4th, 2016
When your air conditioner breaks or begins to do a poor job of cooling down the house, you hope there’s only a small problem. We get this question a lot, in some form or another: “Do I just need to add refrigerant?” You might assume that adding refrigerant (you may have heard it called “Freon”) is a simple fix. But this usually isn’t the case.
June 27th, 2016
Most people have heard before that you should change the air filter of your air conditioning system regularly—about once a month. And yet, few people know why this is, or that neglecting to change the filter could cost them a lot of money later on.
June 20th, 2016
You’re not very comfortable in the summer, even when you have your AC system running, but it could be a lot worse. You might assume, like many people, that this is just something you’ll have to put up with, and something that so many of your neighbors and friends deal with too.