Air On Demand Blog: Archive for January, 2017

How to Clean a Reusable Air Filter

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

dirty-filter-reusableSome things are designed to be thrown away. That Styrofoam container you got with your takeout order? Trash it! But that plastic container you saved last night’s pasta in? That one can be reused time and time again.

Air filters that work with your home’s air conditioning system are the same way. There are some filters designed for only one use (although “one use” is about a month). Others can be used time and over and over—as long as you keep them clean.

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How Professionals Clean Your Ducts and Why You Shouldn’t Trust an Amateur

Monday, January 16th, 2017

When professional heating and cooling technicians clean the ducts in your home, you can count on cleaner air and a healthier living space. But we cannot say the same about when you let an amateur clean out your ductwork. Your ventilation system requires specialized equipment to make it clean, and that’s something that only a qualified heating and air conditioning technician can provide for you.

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How Often Should You Have Maintenance for Your AC System?

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Air conditioners don’t last forever, like any other appliance in your home. But there are some things you can do to make yours last a little bit longer, and to keep it running efficiently while it’s around.

You take your car in for an oil change every few months because you want it to have a long, efficient life. Scheduling air conditioning maintenance offers similar benefits, but the technician comes to you!

So how often should you schedule an air conditioning maintenance appointment if you’re in the Miami, FL area? Our experts say: at least twice a year.

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Your AC System Should Not Run Out of Refrigerant

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

When our technicians show up to fix an air conditioner that is not quite doing its job, we often hear, “Does it just need more  Freon™ ?” Refrigerant, the name of the chemical blend used in air conditioners ( Freon™ is a brand name, likely not used in your air conditioner) can evacuate from an air conditioner over time.

But the thing is, it’s not really supposed to.

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