Air On Demand Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Pinecrest’

The Importance of Duct Cleaning

Monday, April 30th, 2018

duct-cleaningWith summer not far off now, it’s important that you take the time to properly prepare your home for the summer heat. That means scheduling preventive maintenance for your air conditioner, but it also means taking some other steps to get the rest of your HVAC system in shape. One really beneficial step that far too few people take is to schedule duct cleaning. Let’s go over why duct cleaning is such a good idea for your home, especially before summer begins.

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Why Won’t My Heater Turn On?

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

cold-man-thermostat-handsWe often have to tell homeowners to get their heater serviced sooner than they think they need it. If you notice any strange sounds or drop in performance, it’s easy to ignore at first, but the issue can get much worse with time. There’s one problem, though, that will send any homeowner rushing to the phone book (or an online directory) to find the nearest, fastest service: a broken-down heater.

We may not use our furnaces very often in Florida, but if you own a home with central heating, you expect it to work when you do need it. There could be a simple solution, but, of course, you might need professional service. Read on to find out the reasons your heater won’t turn on, whether you can fix it yourself, and what kinds of problems require professional service.

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Can You Qualify for Ygrene Financing?

Monday, September 4th, 2017

Ygrene-certified-badgeAs we’re inspecting an air conditioning system or heat pump, we often find that it’s in the homeowner’s best interest to upgrade their equipment. Of course, the biggest reason a homeowner tells us they’d rather risk it is the cost of a new air conditioner. But we’re here to tell you that a new air conditioning system very well may be within your price range.

Air conditioning installation is a necessity, so it’s not something you can put off for too long. But the full cost of the system is something you may be able to put off for a while, if you qualify for Ygrene financing.

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How Dust and Dirt Affect Your Air Conditioner

Monday, June 26th, 2017

cleaning-vent-grate-acYou do your best to keep dust and dirt out of your home. A clean home is a happy home, after all, and you’ve got plenty of good reasons to regularly do the laundry and dishes, clean your living room, and scrub the bathroom. But why would you be concerned about your air conditioner?

Just because your air conditioner is hidden from view, it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t worry about keeping that clean, too. It’s a major investment you’ve made in your home comfort. Dirt and debris could cause problems for those with allergies and asthma, but it can also interfere with the function of your AC system.

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Spring Cleaning Tips for Better Indoor Air Quality

Monday, March 20th, 2017

changing-air-filter-homeSpring is here, and the allergies are too. This time of year, you may be used to taking allergy medication and spending money on doctor’s visits, or perhaps restricting outdoor time in order to keep allergies under control. But what if we told you that the biggest problem was likely within your own home?

We spend about 93% of our time indoors, according to a study by the EPA. And air quality inside of the house can be just as bad as outdoor air quality—if not worse.

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Your AC System Should Not Run Out of Refrigerant

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

When our technicians show up to fix an air conditioner that is not quite doing its job, we often hear, “Does it just need more  Freon™ ?” Refrigerant, the name of the chemical blend used in air conditioners ( Freon™ is a brand name, likely not used in your air conditioner) can evacuate from an air conditioner over time.

But the thing is, it’s not really supposed to.

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Duct Cleaning Makes Dramatic Improvements to Your Indoor Air Quality

Monday, November 28th, 2016

The smallest particles in the air are no small thing when your family members
have allergies or asthma. imagesGerms in the air can make you sick, and it might seem like there is nothing you can do to keep the common cold and other illnesses away.

The health and wellness of your family is your number one priority. And at Air On Demand, we make it our priority too. Have you scheduled duct cleaning with our friendly team members yet? You might be surprised at the difference this service can make for your home, and how much better you’ll feel when it’s done. 

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The “Fan” Setting on Your Thermostat May Not Be What You Think

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Your thermostat is the only part of the air conditioner you really interact with. As such, you may not put much thought into how, exactly, your air conditioner works. The thermostat typically has two options for the fan setting: “on” or “auto.” And some people are not sure of which setting they are to use on a daily basis.

Our advice: the “fan on” setting is almost never the setting you want to use throughout the day. We provide more information below.

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The Importance of UV Lights for Your Air Conditioning System

Monday, September 12th, 2016

Your family’s health and wellbeing is your number one priority. Of course, it’s tough for you to control everything that may affect their health, but you might be surprised that some amount of germs in the air can be stopped.

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Save Money on Air Conditioning by Stopping this Habit

Monday, August 8th, 2016

When you’ve been outside for a prolonged period, or when the outside air is hot, humid, and gloomy, you look forward to an air conditioned home. You may even hope that your home is like an icebox when you arrive. So you set the temperature to an extremely low one, perhaps as low as your thermostat can go, the moment you get home.

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