Air On Demand Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning’

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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3 Reasons to Schedule AC Repair the Moment You See a Problem

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

Waiting a while to do the things we don’t want to do can be tempting. But, usually, taking care of problems right away is the better choice. You may not want to get your oil changed, for example, but you know that your car will suffer as a result of that action. You might not want to vacuum, but you know your allergies will act up if you don’t. And you may not want to clean the bathtub, but you know it gets harder and harder to clean the longer you wait and allow dirt to build up.

Waiting to repair your air conditioning system may seem tempting. You want to put off spending money for as long as you can, after all. But it turns out that the longer you wait, the worse things can get. It’s so important to repair your air conditioner the moment you notice a problem within the system. Here’s why.

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Benefits of Surge Protectors

Monday, September 18th, 2017

Are you sick of having to replace lightbulbs, microwave ovens, and even much larger appliances sooner than you’d expect? Chances are high that you are, in fact, replacing many of your electronic systems sooner than you should—if you don’t have proper surge protection. Surge protection is an important step in protecting a home’s most important electronic devices, and yet many of us don’t realize its true benefits.

We want to help you protect many of your home’s systems. What’s most important in Florida is keeping your air conditioner safe, and a surge from a storm—or, more likely, from everyday events—can quickly or slowly destroy the equipment. Read on to find out why you should consider reinforcing surge protection in your home.

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4 Central AC Repairs You Should Watch Out For

Monday, August 21st, 2017

woman-fan-hotAC repairs can take you by surprise, but there are often signs to watch out for before your system completely breaks down. Today, we want to help you learn about the most common air conditioning problems we see, along with the signs you can look out for before you encounter serious trouble.

Air conditioning troubles can lead to high bills, water damage to the home, and a shutdown of your system. When you spot the signs of trouble, call a central AC repair specialist as soon as possible! Contact our team today.

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Get Full Protection for Your AC with a Tune-Up

Monday, August 7th, 2017

AC-inspection-maintenanceIt’s stressful to think about how long the appliances in your home may last. You hope to keep your dishwasher, clothes dryer, and other appliances as long as possible, but there’s not much you can do to protect them aside from doing your best to keep them clean and in excellent condition. When it comes to an air conditioner, though, this task is a little more difficult.

Many of the major components of your air conditioner are located outside. With South Florida’s unpredictable weather patterns, storms can result in damage to your air conditioner that lowers its efficiency and leads to repairs, or worse, a premature AC system replacement.

A complete air conditioning tune-up protects your air conditioner in ways you may not expect!

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Keep Your Pets Cool this Summer Too!

Monday, July 10th, 2017

We treat our pets like family, just like you do, but unfortunately your pet is the one family member who can’t really tell you what he needs. Summer can be tough for a dog, who’s covered in fur from head to tail and can become overheated more easily than you might think—and it’s tough on cats and other pets as well.

Follow our tips to help keep your pets cool when temperatures go up and up this summer. And if you need to tune-up your air conditioner to keep you and Fluffy cooler this summer, contact us today!

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