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Why You Should Remember to Clean Your Ductwork

January 4th, 2021

duct-cleaningIt isn’t quite spring cleaning season yet–but there are times when cleaning just can’t wait! From sweeping or vacuuming up pine needles from the tree to wiping dust off the shelves, now is as good a time as ever to get a few items on your cleaning checklist checked off. Don’t forget your ductwork during all of this!

Your ducts can play a huge role in keeping your home’s air clean. This is because, if there is debris in your ductwork, it will end up blowing into your home when you use your HVAC system. This is why we suggest duct cleaning in Miami, FL as a regular part of your cleaning checklist just like dusting the shelves.

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Gift Yourself Reliable Cooling this Season

December 21st, 2020

Air-conditionerAround this time of year, it can seem like most of the rest of the world can’t stop talking about how cold their weather is. Thankfully, we are in the sunnier, warmer part of the United States so we aren’t having to worry much about pulling out our scarves and beanies. Instead, we can enjoy a nice comfortable holiday season without any snow or ice…unless it is on the evaporator coil for the AC unit.

While everyone else is focused on their heater, we are still needing to make sure that everything is going well with your air conditioning in Homestead, FL. As we said, you are looking forward to a comfortable holiday season, not an annoyingly hot one. With that said, it may be time to add a new AC system to your wishlist. Here’s how to tell when a replacement is necessary.

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 Is Your Central AC in Need of Repairs?

December 7th, 2020

With current events progressing as they are, chances are that our months of spending extra time at home isn’t coming to an end anytime soon. Maybe this is good news for your budget but bad news for your FOMO. We get it and while we can’t help with the FOMO, we can help make sure that your home is at least a comfortable place to spend the next couple of months in.

Our central air conditioning services may end up being the best gift you give yourself this year. Why? Because with our help, you’ll enjoy a central AC that operates better and lasts longer than it would otherwise. Here are some ways to tell that it is time to call in the elves, er, technicians, to give your AC a helping hand this season.

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When Do You Need a New Thermostat?

November 23rd, 2020

person-adjusting-thermostatHow well would your car operate without a steering wheel or an ignition? We know that this may seem like a silly analogy but the fact is that an air conditioner without a thermostat is going to run as effectively as a car without a steering wheel–that is, not at all! So with this in mind, we have an important question to ask you: How well is your thermostat operating?

If your thermostat has been operating well, chances are that you don’t have to upgrade it anytime soon. If you hesitate to answer that question though, it may mean that a thermostat upgrade is the best way to ensure the operation of your air conditioning in Coral Gables, FL. We can help you determine if you need to schedule that service and pair you with the best new system for your home’s needs.

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Is Your Insulation Up to Par?

November 9th, 2020

insulation-in-attic-loftAround Miami, we are taking down the Halloween decorations and switching them out for the decor used during Thanksgiving and the holidays to follow it. The difference is that many of us are doing it with the AC running rather than the heater. You shouldn’t stop at double-checking what is on your walls though–it is also important to keep a close eye on the condition of the stuff within your walls. We are of course discussing your home’s insulation.

Your insulation plays a big role in your home comfort. That is why we provide attic insulation services to the residents in and around Miami. The insulation in your attic can help keep your home cooler and keep the air indoors cleaner as well. If you aren’t sure what it means when your insulation isn’t up to par, we want to give you some information so you know when to reach out to us.

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How Your Ducts Get Dirty

October 26th, 2020

duct-cleaningThe air that is coming through your vents keeps your home cool and comfortable throughout the majority of the year. Let’s be honest, we do use our AC systems a lot more than our heaters. In either case, however, these systems are going to rely on the use of your home’s ductwork. And whatever is in your ductwork is therefore going to be blown into your home.

You may not think of it often, but let us draw your attention to the interior of your ducts. Much like how you want to keep the interior of your air conditioner or heater clear of debris, you will want to ensure that your ductwork is kept clean too. If you didn’t know that your ducts could get dirty, we are happy to give you the information you need–and provide the solutions to address the source of your dust demons.

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Are You Leaking Refrigerant?

October 12th, 2020

AC-inspectionDid you know that refrigerant doesn’t get “used up?” This substance isn’t a fuel source the way that some people mistakenly believe. And it really is a common misconception! That’s why we want to take a moment to clear up any confusion so that way you know how and why you might be losing refrigerant and why it is a problem!

Understanding a little bit more about your air conditioning system can only help you in the long run. This is because it will help you to know when you need to schedule air conditioning repair in Kendall, FL. And when that time comes, make sure you reach out to a professional for those repairs.

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Are Your Ducts Messing With Your Comfort?

September 28th, 2020

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If you have a central air conditioner or a ducted heat pump in your home, there is one part of your system that can have a major impact on your comfort: your ductwork. This delivery system for the cool air in your home is vital to your comfort. However, if there is something wrong with your ductwork, it can ruin your home’s comfort level too.

If there is a problem with your ducts such as a leak or a disconnect, it is going to ruin your air conditioner’s airflow into your house. So how do you deal with it? If your ductwork is in serious disrepair, scheduling Miami duct testing and replacement may be your best option.

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Why Your Ducts Can Make or Break Your Home Comfort

September 14th, 2020

cleaning-vent-grate-acCoral Gables is not an area where you are okay being without air conditioning in your home. It’s just really not an option, especially during summer. So when something goes wrong with your air conditioner, you can’t ignore it. Instead, you need to reach out for professional service as soon as you can. But in some of these cases, you’ll need to reach out for ductwork services in Coral Gables rather than air conditioning repairs.

But wait, what does your ductwork have to do with keeping your home cool? Your ducts don’t produce cool air the way your actual AC system does so you shouldn’t need to worry about them right? Well, while your ducts don’t create the cold air you need, they are responsible for delivering it to the rooms in your home. And when something goes wrong with your ducts, it will have a major impact on your comfort.

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What Is Short Cycling?

August 31st, 2020

spinning-ac-fanWhen your air conditioner is running well you will enjoy a nicely cooled home. This is especially true when you run your air conditioner when it is well-maintained and it is operating efficiently. If your system isn’t working well though, it is going to impact your comfort and your energy bills.

One of the problems that you might encounter with your AC system if it has a problem that needs to be fixed is short cycling. Short cycling will hinder your system’s ability to cool your home and will require Kendall AC repair services. Short cycling should not be ignored! Make sure you reach out to us as soon as you notice this issue so we can get your AC unit working right again.

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