Air On Demand Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Miami’

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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Let Us Teach You a Bit About Your Central AC

Monday, May 10th, 2021

Air-conditionerLiving in Miami and the surrounding areas has its fair share of perks. The weather is (usually) one of them. That said, there are plenty of days that many of us stay holed up indoors and thank our lucky stars that we have powerful air conditioners.

Maybe today is one of those days. Or maybe today is one of those days that you want to be thankful for your AC but it isn’t working up to par. In either case, we have some information that will interest you. We want to give you a quick crash course on how your AC works so you can better understand what it’s should and shouldn’t do

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Going Green Doesn’t End with Earth Day

Monday, April 26th, 2021

When it comes to adopting environmentally friendly habits, most of us have a tendency to ‘go big or go home’. We want to ban the use of non-biodegradable plastics, and we want to do it now. We want to stop using fossil fuels, and we want to do it now. 

Anything short of the above is dismissed as too trivial. 

Contrary to what most of us believe, going green isn’t about making overnight changes, but adapting sustainable practices that can become a part of our everyday lifestyles. As the saying goes, slow and steady wins the race. 

Going green doesn’t end with earth day, it’s about practicing a lifestyle that gradually swaps out environmentally harmful products in favor of eco-friendly alternatives. 

Here are 5 simple things you can do right now, without breaking the bank, to change the world for the better. 

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Is There Still Time for a Tune-Up?

Monday, March 1st, 2021

The winter season around here has not been nearly as rough as it has been in some other parts of the country. But that does not mean that it has not been rough on your home’s heater. Depending on your heating needs and the way your house is set up, you may have put a good amount of miles on your furnace this winter. And while your furnace may still be in good working order there is a chance that it could use a little helping hand to wrap up the season. If this is the case it is a great time to look into scheduling furnace maintenance. Especially if you forgot to get this done in the fall.

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The Difference Your Attic Insulation Makes

Monday, February 15th, 2021

loft-insulationDepending on the way that your home is set up, you may not give your attic much thought. Maybe you use it for storage or maybe it’s just a part of your home that you have access to but never use for anything. Whatever your situation, your attic does warrant some consideration. Why? Because it is going to play a big role in your comfort throughout the year.

Believe it or not, your attic is one of the areas where you can have the biggest heat gain or heat loss over the course of the year. This is one of the reasons that insulation in this part of your home is so important. It can reduce the loss of cool air in the summer and warmth in the winter, allowing you to stay more comfortable. We provide attic insulation service to homes in the area because we know how big of an impact it can have.

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Why You Should Remember to Clean Your Ductwork

Monday, January 4th, 2021

duct-cleaningIt isn’t quite spring cleaning season yet–but there are times when cleaning just can’t wait! From sweeping or vacuuming up pine needles from the tree to wiping dust off the shelves, now is as good a time as ever to get a few items on your cleaning checklist checked off. Don’t forget your ductwork during all of this!

Your ducts can play a huge role in keeping your home’s air clean. This is because, if there is debris in your ductwork, it will end up blowing into your home when you use your HVAC system. This is why we suggest duct cleaning in Miami, FL as a regular part of your cleaning checklist just like dusting the shelves.

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 Is Your Central AC in Need of Repairs?

Monday, December 7th, 2020

With current events progressing as they are, chances are that our months of spending extra time at home isn’t coming to an end anytime soon. Maybe this is good news for your budget but bad news for your FOMO. We get it and while we can’t help with the FOMO, we can help make sure that your home is at least a comfortable place to spend the next couple of months in.

Our central air conditioning services may end up being the best gift you give yourself this year. Why? Because with our help, you’ll enjoy a central AC that operates better and lasts longer than it would otherwise. Here are some ways to tell that it is time to call in the elves, er, technicians, to give your AC a helping hand this season.

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Is Your Insulation Up to Par?

Monday, 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

Monday, 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 Your Ducts Messing With Your Comfort?

Monday, 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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