Air On Demand Blog: Archive for October, 2016

Off-Season Maintenance: The Best Time to Get Your AC in Shape

Monday, October 31st, 2016

When temperatures start to level out, you feel more comfortable shutting the AC off,
and maybe opening up the windows for a while. 478656785-300x200But that doesn’t mean you should forget about your air conditioner altogether.

In the off-season, when it’s not too warm and your air conditioner is off for longer periods of time, it’s time to get your system into shape. We recommend twice-annual tune-ups for air conditioners in Florida, since they get so much use throughout the year.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Pets and AC Systems

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Owning a pet can be one of the greatest joys in life. But sometimes, it can be difficult—since your dog or cat cannot exactly tell you how they feel. Worried that your pet is uncomfortable in your home? Want to know more about caring for your air conditioner when you have pets? Read on, and know that you’re doing your best for your furry friends.

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The “Fan” Setting on Your Thermostat May Not Be What You Think

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Your thermostat is the only part of the air conditioner you really interact with. As such, you may not put much thought into how, exactly, your air conditioner works. The thermostat typically has two options for the fan setting: “on” or “auto.” And some people are not sure of which setting they are to use on a daily basis.

Our advice: the “fan on” setting is almost never the setting you want to use throughout the day. We provide more information below.

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Care for Your AC Even as It Cools Off

Monday, October 10th, 2016

We’re hoping for cooler and calmer weather any day now, as temperatures slowly decrease in the relatively cooler fall and winter months. But even as it starts to cool down, you shouldn’t neglect the regular care and maintenance of your central AC system. That means two things:

  • Schedule your fall maintenance appointment with a qualified HVAC professional.
  • Change the filter this month, no matter what!

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The Right Questions to Ask an AC Company before Hiring Them

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

When you own a home, it’s important to have a company you can trust to perform any necessary cooling and heating services. With the right company on your side, you’ll know that heating and cooling repairs will be taken care of in a timely manner. You’ll be in contact with a company that’s familiar with your AC equipment and can ensure any issues are addressed properly.

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