Air On Demand Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Can You Repair a Ductless AC By Yourself?

Monday, October 11th, 2021

Living with modern technology means we get the benefit of having more options for our home comfort than ever before. One option that has helped open up doors for a lot of homes is the ductless AC system. Ductless air conditioners are going to be great for providing comfort for homes that are smaller and older meaning they usually can’t accommodate ductwork.

Just because a ductless system doesn’t need ductwork doesn’t mean it doesn’t need expert care. Your ductless system absolutely requires a professional technician to take care of its service needs–including repairs.

So, to answer the question we posed, no, unless you’re a trained technician, you can’t repair your ductless unit by yourself. But that doesn’t mean there’s nothing you can do to help your system work properly. Let’s look at what you can do to help your ductless system and what you should leave to the professionals.

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4 Things Your Energy Bills Can Tell You

Monday, September 27th, 2021

Have you ever looked over your energy bills and noticed that you can learn more information from them? We aren’t just talking about discovering how much your bill was last month. Comparing your energy bills from previous months or even simply looking at the patterns of use from your current energy bill can actually help you discover some interesting things and figure out if there is a problem in your home.

We always list energy bills as a key indicator to reference when trying to determine when something is amiss in your home. There is a  reason for that–there is plenty that your energy bills can tell you. We will dive into some of the details about this below.

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Come to Us When Your AC Acts Up

Monday, September 13th, 2021

service-timeIt is less than enjoyable to discover your air conditioner is acting up. When it happens,  you may need to start shifting around tasks and adjusting your schedule to find room to get those Homestead air conditioning repairs knocked out. Having an air conditioner that is encountering trouble is already a big enough hassle. Why not come to a team that makes repairs as easy and stress-free as possible?

When your air conditioner acts up, the best thing to do is to reach out to a  professional to get those repairs done. A pro will be able to find the source of the issue and address it head-on. Here’s how to tell you should make a call for expert assistance:

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Get The Most From Your AC With These Best Practices

Monday, August 16th, 2021

man-fan-chair-hatWhen it gets hot around here it gets really hot. Those high temperatures and high humidity levels are going to be formidable opponents for your air conditioner. It makes sense that you would want to do as much as possible to help your AC keep your home cool. Hello if you’re not sure where to start we can provide some helpful tips.

We want you to enjoy an air conditioner that functions efficiently and effectively, but to get the best of both of those qualities here are some pointers. Using these best practices can ensure that your air conditioning in Palmetto Bay, FL will offer the best level of cooling possible when it counts the most.

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A Hissing AC Isn’t Normal

Monday, July 19th, 2021

ac-condensor-and-wrenchesAs the temperature here in Florida gets hotter and hotter, making sure that your air conditioning system is working properly is crucial to stay cool and comfortable. With all the hard work your AC is doing this summer, it is possible that it will develop problems. A properly working air conditioner should run without making any noise. If you hear any strange noises from your AC, it is a sign that you have a major problem on your hand, and you need to hire a professional for AC repair in Kendall, FL.

One of the best ways to tell if your air conditioner is struggling is to listen to it. Do you hear a strange hissing sound? A continuous hissing sound coming from your air conditioning system could be a symptom of several possible problems with your unit.

We’ll tell you what could be causing the hissing noise and what you should do about it.

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Why Come To Us For Your AC Needs

Monday, July 5th, 2021

ac-technician-refrigerantIt makes a difference for your well-being when you seek help from a doctor rather than an inexperienced friend when you have a serious medical problem. It also makes a difference to go to an HVAC expert for air conditioning service and maintenance rather than making a DIY attempt or letting an amateur try their hand at it. The difference between expert and amateur work is clear: the results are far better in both cases when you work with a professional.

Every technician on the Air On Demand team is an expert. That means training and certifications inform everything we do. this allows us to provide accurate and effective help for your air conditioning system troubles. Working with a professional to fix your home comfort system makes a difference. Here’s how.

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3 Ways to Help Your AC Perform Better

Monday, June 21st, 2021

Your air conditioning system is the main thing in your household protecting you and your family from the searing heat of the summer sun in Kendall. Unfortunately, your AC could potentially be accounting for the majority of your home energy expenses during the summer months.

If you are like most homeowners, you might be searching for ways to improve your air conditioner’s efficiency and cut down on energy bills. While it is easier said than done, we have some tips that can help your AC perform better and cost less through the course of the year.
We’ve created this guide to tell you about three ways you can help your AC perform better so that you can cut down on energy costs without compromising on your comfort.

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Don’t Skip Your Tune-Up

Monday, June 7th, 2021

service-timeIt may seem like you don’t need to schedule maintenance for your air conditioner when you use it a majority of the year. It runs all the time so there is no need to prepare for the “marathon of summer” like you would need to in other areas right? The reality is that whether you use your AC for a few months or for almost every month of the year it still needs maintenance. In fact, the most you use the system, the more important that air conditioning tune-up in Palmetto Bay is!

Imagine you were a runner who only ran and never stopped to stretch, get water, or rest. You’d probably pass out after a while! The same concept can apply to your AC. It needs to be maintained to give it the tools and ability to keep going!

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Price Increases and Supply Shortages: What You Need to Know

Friday, June 4th, 2021

ac-condensor-and-wrenchesWe are headed into summer which means a lot more dependence on our air conditioners. Unfortunately, services for these systems are going to be a bit harder to take care of–courtesy of COVID-19 of course.

Across the country, there are shortages of equipment and supplies. What’s more, increases in pricing for needed materials like metal are also making things harder.

First and foremost, this means there are delays in acquiring equipment, parts, and materials needed to do a lot of AC services. While we will always do our utmost to serve our customers, things might take longer the later into the season we get simply because of these delays or shortages.

Our advice? If you need to schedule an installation or major repair for your AC unit, now is the best time to do so. Secondly, if you don’t need a repair or replacement, make sure to hop on that maintenance appointment to ensure you can keep your system running through the year.

The team at Air On Demand will always do our best to keep you informed and keep you comfortable. Contact us to learn more or to schedule an AC service.

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Is an AC Upgrade Worth It?

Monday, May 24th, 2021

money-savings-efficiency-balancingYou may be dealing with an internal battle. The deal is that you have an air conditioner that is breaking down or, worse, has already given out completely. You need a new air conditioner. But here is where the struggle pops up. You are debating whether it is worth it.

You wouldn’t be the first to encounter this back and forth. We often end up talking to residents in Miami who find themselves caught between how much it costs to replace an AC versus being without any AC at all. We want you to know that an upgrade is well worth it and may end up being less of an issue for your budget than you might think.

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