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Where to Install a Ductless Air Conditioner

September 17th, 2018

ductless-air-conditioner-unitDuctless mini-split systems are constantly praised for their efficiency, low operating costs, and ability to both heat and cool your home. But there’s one thing that always holds people back from being completely sold…

Where the heck are you supposed to install that giant air handler?

Since it’s required that one unit occupy each room you want to heat or cool, it means you’ll need to install a big, rectangular air handler on the wall. It’s understandable that this could seem obtrusive. In reality, many homeowners completely forget about their air handlers, but it’s hard to see that before you install one for yourself. In this post, we’ll explain the basic requirements for placing a ductless mini-split unit.

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Why Can’t I Feel the Air From My Air Conditioner?

September 3rd, 2018

spinning-ac-fanWhat’s the point of an air conditioner if it doesn’t emit a refreshing blast of cold air? While this problem isn’t common, it’s not unheard of. In fact, many kinds of air conditioner problems can result in low or warm air flow from your air conditioner. If you’re having any kind of air flow problems, the next best step is to call for AC repair in Homestead. You can also read more to see just how important it is to call when there’s an air flow problem.

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Is It a Good Idea to Replace My Ductwork?

August 19th, 2018

worker-insulating-duct-in-atticOne part of the central air conditioner is the air conditioning units themselves. The other part is the ductwork, the series of vents that disperse the cooled air through your home. It makes sense that AC units can be replaced and changed over the years, but what about the ducts? Aren’t those more-or-less permanent fixtures?

Actually, the ducts can—and should—be replaced just as often as you would replace your air conditioner. Below are a few reasons why you’d want to replace the ducts.

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Why Am I Getting Low Air-Flow From My AC?

August 6th, 2018

cooling-vent-on-wall-of-homeThere’s a number of reasons for why you could be getting low air-flow from your air conditioner. Admittedly, not all of them will require you to drop what you’re doing and immediately call an AC repairman. At the same time, some of them actually do require immediate attention, and ignoring them is the last thing you’d want to do.

In this post, we’ll go over causes of low air-flow from the best to worst case scenarios. If it sounds like any of them are happening in your AC, be sure to take the appropriate action.

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Call for Repairs ASAP If You Notice These AC Symptoms

July 23rd, 2018

Are you not sure if your AC is acting funny? It’s not surprising that many people let their AC continue to run despite showing signs of trouble. In fact, it’s quite understandable, since most homeowners aren’t air conditioning experts.

We’d never want you to neglect an air conditioning problem, so in this post, we’ll go over some clear signs that your AC is in trouble. If you experience any of them, it’s a good idea to turn off the system and immediately contact an expert of central AC repair in Miami.

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How an Older Air Conditioner Tanks Your Energy Efficiency

July 9th, 2018

old-air-conditioner-needs-replacementIf your air conditioner is nearly 10 years old and still working properly, the natural thing to assume might be that you’ve got a real sturdy AC on your hands.

We don’t blame you for thinking so, but the truth is that air conditioners are sensitive devices that balance performance and efficiency. As soon as the parts begin to wear down, you’ll be dealing with an AC that’s struggling to keep up with standard performance.

In this post, we’ll go over a few reasons how an old air conditioner can seriously drive down your energy efficiency (and drive up your energy bills). If you haven’t had issues yet, use this post as an opportunity to check-up on your AC.

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How Neglecting This One Small Thing can Wreak Havoc on Your Air Conditioner

June 25th, 2018

Your air conditioner is probably pretty close to the top of your “things I don’t want breaking down during summer” list. You’ve probably already scheduled preventive maintenance to make sure that any preexisting problems are already dealt with before the days heat up too much. If not, you should. Still, all your best-laid plans can come to naught if you don’t watch out for one specific thing this summer. Let’s take a look below.

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Odd Air Conditioning Noises, and What They Mean

June 11th, 2018

Air-conditioner Summer is the time of year when you have to be most careful of problems developing in your air conditioner. The system is being used more often than it normally is, which means the added strain can create new problems or exacerbate old ones. Preventive maintenance is ideal for lessening the odds of this happening and should be scheduled every spring to keep your air conditioner in proper shape. Even if you do that, though, you still need to be on-guard for signs that your system is experiencing trouble. The faster you can get your air conditioner repaired, the better off the system will be. Let’s go over one of the first major signs that homeowners notice that their air conditioner is in trouble: odd noises.

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How Duct Cleaning Improves HVAC Efficiency and Indoor Air Quality

May 28th, 2018

cleaning-vent-grate-acKeeping your home cool and comfortable isn’t the only thing you should worry about during the coming summer. Poor indoor air quality can also have a significant impact on your health and comfort.

Fortunately, there are ways to improve both your indoor air quality and the efficiency of your air conditioner this summer. The best way is to have your ducts cleaned before you get too far into the summer season.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Not Cooling Properly?

May 14th, 2018

AC-inspectionHaving your air conditioner fail to cool your home properly during the summer is an especially frustrating experience. Chances are pretty high that your air conditioner will need professional repair to resume cooling your home as it should. While you’re waiting for your professional technician to arrive, though, you should take a look below at some of the possible reasons why your air conditioner isn’t cooling properly.

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