Air On Demand Blog

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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Answering Your AC Maintenance FAQs

August 17th, 2020

blue-question-markYou may have heard that air conditioning maintenance is a beneficial service but you might not be sure how or why. These are queries that we are happy to help with. Not only can we answer your questions about AC maintenance and its benefits, but we can also provide the yearly tune-ups that your system needs to keep working effectively and efficiently.

We want you to be able to schedule the services for your air conditioner that will help keep you cool. In the interest of this goal, we want to answer some of the most frequently asked questions that people often post about yearly AC maintenance services. All you need to do is read on and then reach out to us when you are ready to schedule your appointment.

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Sounds Your AC Should Not Be Making

August 3rd, 2020

covering-earsThere are noises that you may be used to hearing when you turn on your air conditioner, like a steady whoosh of air or a brief clicking as the system kicks on. There are other noises, however, that you may notice concern you–and they should too! Not every noise your AC makes is a good thing, some sounds are a sign that you need central AC repair in Miami.

If your air conditioner doesn’t sound quite right, you shouldn’t try to ignore it. Instead, you should reach out to our team as soon as possible to get your repairs scheduled.

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5 Tips to Improve Your Home Efficiency

July 20th, 2020

piggy-bank-dollarThere are a lot of efforts being made in modern society to become more energy-efficient and reduce people’s energy use. This can be through efforts as big as switching a community over to all-renewable energy, or even as small as remembering to turn off lights in an empty room. The goal of becoming more efficient is one that we enjoy helping with. Whether it is giving you some helpful tips to boost your energy savings or providing the services themselves that help you out like HVAC maintenance in Pinecrest, FL, our team is on board with the effort to reduce use.

Here are some helpful tips to help use a little less energy without sacrificing your comfort.

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