Air On Demand Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning’

Gift Yourself Reliable Cooling this Season

Monday, December 21st, 2020

Air-conditionerAround this time of year, it can seem like most of the rest of the world can’t stop talking about how cold their weather is. Thankfully, we are in the sunnier, warmer part of the United States so we aren’t having to worry much about pulling out our scarves and beanies. Instead, we can enjoy a nice comfortable holiday season without any snow or ice…unless it is on the evaporator coil for the AC unit.

While everyone else is focused on their heater, we are still needing to make sure that everything is going well with your air conditioning in Homestead, FL. As we said, you are looking forward to a comfortable holiday season, not an annoyingly hot one. With that said, it may be time to add a new AC system to your wishlist. Here’s how to tell when a replacement is necessary.

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When Do You Need a New Thermostat?

Monday, 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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5 Tips to Improve Your Home Efficiency

Monday, 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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Why Duct Cleaning is as Important as Spring Cleaning

Monday, June 22nd, 2020

duct-cleaningWe know it is almost summertime but some of us are still going through the process of spring cleaning. Daily lives can get busy so it makes sense that cleaning things up post-winter can take a while. There is no time-limit on spring cleaning thankfully but we want to help make sure that you don’t miss any tasks that will be helpful to your comfort.

One task that you want to make sure to take care of before summer arrives is duct cleaning. While your ductwork may be out of sight, this doesn’t mean it should be completely off your mind–after all, whatever is sitting within your ductwork is what can get blown into your home!

This is why we recommend duct cleaning services as a part of your spring cleaning to-dos.

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It Isn’t Too Late For a Tune-Up

Monday, June 8th, 2020

ac-condensor-and-wrenchesSummer is right around the corner and along with it those swelteringly high temperatures that make you give up your goal to get a tan and go running back inside to the safe haven created by your air conditioner. If you haven’t already, now is a good time to schedule your air conditioning tune-up to ensure that your system really will be able to keep you cool in the coming months.

In our experience, late maintenance is always better than none. There are just so many great benefits of this service that it is well worth it to schedule a tune-up for your AC whether it is incredibly early in spring or late in summer. Curious as to why an AC tune-up is so important? Let us tell you.

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Benefits of a Spring AC Tune-Up

Monday, March 19th, 2018

Spring is a time for perfect temperatures and beautiful weather…when it’s not raining, of course. In our business, it’s called the “shoulder season,” when neither air conditioners or heaters are getting a major workout. We don’t expect too many air conditioning or heating repair calls at this time, but we do hope to receive one service call in particular—for the good of your air conditioner.

Spring is coming up, which means it’s the perfect time for a tune-up. Air conditioning tune-ups from professional technicians truly do benefit you, your budget, your stress levels, and the air conditioner. We give some examples in the guide below, but reach out to our team to learn more and sign up for our maintenance plan!

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Two-Stage Air Conditioners: 3 Things to Know about the Latest Technology

Monday, February 19th, 2018

digital-thermostat-handIf you start to do some research on air conditioning technology, you might come across some unfamiliar phrases. One of the most common ones is “two-stage,” something you’ll see in air conditioners that generally have a high efficiency rating. You may be wondering what this is and why it’s so important.

Is it really that much different than a traditional “single-stage” air conditioner? We tell you what you need to know about these high-efficiency AC systems in the guide below.

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3 Little-Known Causes of AC Repair

Monday, December 11th, 2017

When an air conditioning system breaks down, technicians often look to the usual suspects. Old age, refrigerant leaks, and just standard wear and tear can all be the reason an air conditioner is not performing properly, as you may expect. Some of the causes that are the “usual suspects” to a technician, though, may surprise you.

Did you know that these 3 things could cause your air conditioner a lot of damage—and that they commonly do? Many homeowners don’t realize that a dirty air filter, closed-off vents, or a faulty installation can do so much to affect the wellbeing of their central air systems, and these are all things that are usually preventable. Check out these 3 little-known causes of AC repair, and do what you can to prevent these possibilities!

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4 Things You Didn’t Know about Air Conditioning

Monday, November 13th, 2017

ac-technician-refrigerantMost people in Florida use air conditioning on a daily basis for the majority of the year. Because of this, they know the basics about how an air conditioner works. You likely know that your air conditioner runs on electricity and uses refrigerant (also known as Freon) as well. You know that it runs in cycles, shutting off once it has reached the range needed to meet thermostat settings.

For the most part, you don’t need to know too much about an air conditioner. A technician will handle most of what you need. However, there is some information that may help you manage your air conditioner and take advantage of its settings. We’re here to offer you 4 pieces of information you may not have known already.

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Saving Money with a New AC

Monday, October 30th, 2017

piggy-bank-dollarBuying a new air conditioner sounds like a stressful ordeal. Aside from the time required to install the unit, which can be a big deal in a cooling emergency, there’s the cost involved with putting in the new unit. It’s tough to save money on something that is essentially a “distress purchase”: something bought in a time of intense need.

The purpose of our guide today is NOT to tell you about an insane deal where a new central air conditioner costs only a couple hundred dollars; that’s simply not a possibility. However, we can help you reduce costs in the long run and understand all of the easy payment options available in your area. Here’s how you can save when it’s time to buy a new air conditioning system.

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