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5 Facts About AC Maintenance You Need to Know

March 16th, 2020

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Spring has sprung which means that we are going to be using our air conditioners once again, if we haven’t started using them again already. Didn’t we just turn them off last week? It may feel like it, honestly, and it probably feels like that for your system too.

Thankfully, there is a way to help give your air conditioner a good kick-off to the cooling season: maintenance. This service can provide a lot of good things for your system and your comfort that we think you should know about. In fact, we have 5 facts about maintenance that are great for you to have on hand to help you decide whether you want to schedule a tune-up or not.

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Signs You Need Attic Insulation Service

March 2nd, 2020

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Insulation may seem like something that is installed once and then never touched again, but in actuality, it is a part of your home that does require upkeep. Much like the paint on your walls or the wood that makes up your porch, your attic insulation requires repairs and replacements in the form of attic insulation service.

By now you are likely questioning why the fluffy stuff that is hidden in your attic and walls is so important and how it might end up requiring service. Because we are the experts on every part of your home comfort and performance, we can give you the answers to these questions along with the service that your attic insulation may need now or in the near future.

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Does Your Heat Pump Need Repairs?

February 17th, 2020

service-timeHeat pumps tend to be the main home climate control systems found around Homestead. This is because they have the ability to both cool your home down (which they will be used to do most of the year) and heat the home (on those few days of the year here in Florida when the temperatures drop far enough.)

These are great systems to have around in the modern Florida home. But they don’t last forever, especially not if they aren’t taken care of. Your heat pump may look unassuming being a compact block on your wall but is actually a somewhat complicated system.

A system like this needs to be kept up through maintenance and repairs by a professional HVAC contractor in Homestead, FL. Let’s discuss how you can tell that the time for repairs has come!

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Tips For Your Thermostat

February 3rd, 2020

digital-thermostat-handYour thermostat is a seemingly minor yet highly vital part of your HVAC system. Aside from occasionally adjusting the temperature or switching between heating and cooling mode, you might not spend much time considering your thermostat’s role in your home comfort.

We want you to know that your thermostat is actually a huge factor in how comfortable your home is. From the way that you use this part of your system, to keeping it well maintained, your thermostat can truly make or break your comfort levels.

With that said, we have some tips that you may want to start to incorporate into your regular habits. These tips will help you optimize your home comfort and we are happy to report they are pretty easy too!

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Tips to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

January 20th, 2020

dusty-table-poor-iaqYour home comfort involves more than just the temperature of the air blasting through your ventilation. Your home indoor air quality (IAQ) plays a large role in how comfortable your home is. In fact, your IAQ can actually make or break your cooling system’s ability to keep you comfortable.

We know it might seem strange to think about but it is true. That is why it is so important to make sure that you keep your IAQ in mind throughout the year. And, in turn, if you start noticing that there are signs that your IAQ is on a downturn, refer to our technicians to discover ways to improve it! That is why we offer indoor air quality services in Homestead, FL after all!

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4 Benefits of a Smart Thermostat

January 6th, 2020

smart-home-thermostat-tabletThis is Florida so most, if not all of us, are concerned with keeping cool and comfortable throughout the year. You work hard to make sure that your air conditioning system is kept in great condition with regular maintenance and timely repairs. You even take the extra step of checking on your home’s sealing and insulation to make sure that none of the cool air your AC produces is being wasted.

Now, what if we told you there was one more factor that could seriously help or hinder the efficiency of your air conditioner? Because there is, and its the thermostat. It’s true! One of the best ways to help your AC unit do the best job it possibly can is by making sure your thermostat is up to snuff. And a smart thermostat capitalizes on this.

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Gift Yourself a New Air Conditioning Unit This Season

December 23rd, 2019

It is the season of giving and every once in a while it is nice to treat yourself to a gift. It’s even better if the gift is one that benefits everyone in the house. What we are talking about is, of course, enjoying the gift of a new air conditioning unit.

We know that choosing to go for an AC replacement in Coral Gables is never a truly easy decision. And no one should go into the job of replacing their unit without knowing that it is the right choice for them.

With that said, now is actually the best time to replace your old air conditioning system. Let us explain why.

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Invest in Your Insulation to Save Money Year-Round

December 9th, 2019

piggy-bank-dollarIt is officially the holiday season and this is not the time of year that you are going to be okay with wasting any of your hard-earned money. That is why you take such good care of your home comfort system after all; you want to make sure that your HVAC system is running as efficiently as possible so not one dime goes to waste. A large part of this is making sure that the air that you pump into your home is of good quality.

Keeping the doors and windows shut, cleaning or changing your filters regularly, and even investing in a good air purifier are all things that one can do to make sure they enjoy good indoor air quality.

But did you know that your attic insulation has the ability to affect your IAQ? If you didn’t know this fact before, you may want to take a trip upstairs to make sure your insulation isn’t compromising the air within your home!

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3 Vital Parts of Your AC That Might Need Repair

November 25th, 2019

spinning-ac-fanIn most cases, the average person doesn’t know how their air conditioner works. They just know that when it does it produces the cold air they want and when it doesn’t things can get uncomfortably warm really fast.

When it stops working, most of us wonder why. Your local HVAC technician can help explain this to you but it doesn’t go far if you don’t know which part does what. With that said, we also think you should know that understanding some of the vital parts that keep your air conditioner running will help alert you to when they are struggling and in need of a tune-up or repairs long before these issues become too expensive or, worse, irredeemable.

If and when you notice that your cooling system is struggling, your best option is to call the pros for air conditioning repair in Homestead, FL. Doing this during the seasons when you might not need to use your AC as much is a great idea to ensure your long-term comfort.

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Fur In Your Vents? Time For a Duct Cleaning!

November 11th, 2019

dog-lying-floorDogs, cats, rabbit, birds, the list goes on. So many of us have furry critters that we consider a part of the family. We love to pet them, cuddle with them, and we brush or bathe them when it is needed (if they let us that is.)

But even those of us that groom our pets everyday are going to run into stray fluffballs. It is unavoidable and that is what our air filters are for! These handy parts of our home comfort systems work hard to filter out as much fur dust and other debris as possible out of the air we breathe.

With that said, these systems have their limits. Eventually any filter will get overloaded and won’t be able to filter well anymore. This will happen a little faster too if extra debris and fur has been piling up into your home’s ductwork.

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