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

Quick! Repair Your AC!

Monday, August 19th, 2019

service-timeQuick! You’ve got to repair that air conditioner stat! Pick up the phone! Call an ambulance! Wait, no, don’t do that! Call in your local HVAC professionals!

Okay, so you might be wondering why we sound so urgent, but trust us, when it comes to your air conditioner, you really don’t want to wait to schedule your repairs. Sure, we understand why you might be tempted to wait until the end of the summer to schedule your services, but waiting will not do you, or your wallet, any favors.

Below, we have listed some of the reasons why you should not wait to schedule your AC repair in Palmetto Bay, FL. Keep reading to find out more. 

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You Know What Can Withstand a Hurricane? Your Ductless System!

Monday, August 5th, 2019

With hurricane season on its way, you want to be absolutely sure that you’ve done everything you can to protect your home and your comfort. Therefore, it is quite important that the HVAC system you’ve got in place is one that is going to be able to withstand the severe weather conditions.

Fortunately, owning a ductless system gives you quite a bit of an advantage over homeowners who don’t. Why? Because these systems are able to keep you and your family cool and comfortable, no matter the weather outside. With one of these systems, you won’t have to worry so much about what happens when a hurricane blows through your area. Keep reading below to find out more!

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Help! My AC Still Won’t Cool My Home!

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

man-fan-chair-hatThere is nothing quite worse than an ineffective air conditioner, especially during a hot summer day! But, what do you do if your air conditioner is in mint condition and your still not getting the relief you’re looking for?

What if we told you that the reason your home isn’t getting cool enough has nothing to do with the air conditioner itself? What do we mean by that, you ask? Well, sometimes, the reason your home isn’t keeping cool is due to outside factors, like the amount of insulation you’ve got in your home or even faulty ductwork.

Below, we’ve described some of the ways HVAC techs like us can give you the cooling relief you need to enjoy a more comfortable summer. Keep reading to find out more!

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Consider Upgrading Your Thermostat!

Monday, July 8th, 2019

Picture this: The year is 2050, and everywhere you look, you see people calling one another on their bricked-sized cellphones. Then, your friend invites you over to his house to watch a movie, and you arrive only to discover that you will be watching the movie on a VCR. Finally, you decide to look up what’s going on, take out your computer, and quickly learn that in order to connect to the internet, you need a dial-up connection!

Sounds absurd, right?

Dial-up, VCRs, and giant cell-phones have all become obsolete for a reason—they’ve been replaced by newer, better technologies. Well, the same principle applies to your thermostat. That’s right: an old, manual or sliding thermostat simply isn’t going to cut it anymore. If you are looking for better efficiency and improved comfort, your best option is to replace that old, outdated thermostat with a brand new one!

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Signs That Your AC is in Trouble

Monday, June 10th, 2019

It’s quite obvious that summer is almost here: the sun is shining, temperatures are rising, and all over Florida, you can hear the sounds of air conditioners being turned on. Okay, you got us — many of you have probably been using your air conditioners for quite some time now.

But in any case, it is super important that your air conditioner receives the services necessary to keep it running efficiently and effectively all summer long! So, if your AC is in need of repair, do not hesitate to contact your local AC experts.

There are plenty of signs that suggest you need AC repair in Coral Gables, FL, and below, we have listed them for you. All you have to do is keep reading below to find out more! 

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3 Mistakes You Might Be Making With Your AC

Monday, May 13th, 2019

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There’s not much to running an air conditioner, right? Don’t you just “set it and forget it?”

For the most basic operation, yes—there’s really not much to running an air conditioner. However, when we talk about owning an air conditioner, it’s a completely different story. Homeowners need to exercise more responsibility in order to keep their air conditioners lasting as long as they possibly can.

The owner of an air conditioning system is typically not an HVAC contractor themselves, of course, so it’s no wonder that they sometimes make mistakes in operating their AC. In this post, we’ll go over three mistakes. Avoiding these will help you keep your cooling bills low and help avoid the need for air conditioning repair in Homestead, FL.

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Why Is My AC Screaming? And Other Noise Complaints

Monday, April 15th, 2019

covering-earsIf you find that your AC is making a noise that can appropriately be described as “screaming,” it’s not because it’s excited about finding the best ice cream parlor this summer. It’s probably a refrigerant leak, and it’s very serious.

That being said, you may be wondering if it’s ever a good thing for your air conditioner to be making certain noises. That answer is “No.”

Strange noises from your air conditioner should always be investigated. There’s a high probability that whatever’s causing the noise can lead to more damage if it isn’t taken care of soon.

We’ll list some of the most common noises below and explain what the issues might be.

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The Start of Spring Marks the Best Time for AC Maintenance

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

ac-maintenanceSpring has just begun here in Florida! Of course, given the climate in our state, this shift in the seasons doesn’t mark anything too substantial.

Nonetheless, spring is an important milestone for your HVAC system. Your AC works tirelessly throughout the year, so there’s no better time than spring to slow down and ensure that everything is still running the way it should.

That’s where maintenance comes in!

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Why Isn’t My AC Cooling Like It Used To?

Monday, April 1st, 2019

woman-using-fanDo you ever get the feeling that your air conditioner just isn’t as good as it used to be?

Without numbers, it can be hard to justify this feeling. How do you know it’s not all in your head? Or, maybe the summers have just been hotter than usual?

Well, you don’t have to doubt yourself—there are plenty of real reasons why your AC might not be performing like it used to. Some of them you could have guessed on your own, while others are a bit more esoteric. But don’t worry, we’ll explain all of them:

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Don’t Wait Until the End of the Season for AC Repairs

Monday, March 4th, 2019

service-timeLet’s say you’ve just noticed some issues with your AC. But at the same time, you also plan to get AC maintenance at some point closer to the start of summer. So is it better to hold off on the repairs and lump them all in with the upcoming maintenance appointment, or is it better to have that maintenance now and pay for repairs sooner than anticipated?

The latter certainly sounds less convenient, but in our professional opinion, it’s the best course of action—and we’re not just saying that because we’re an AC repair company in South Miami. Putting off repairs, for any reason, is always going to cost you more in the long run. Here’s how:

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