Why You Need a High SEER2 or Inverter AC in Florida

July 8th, 2024
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When it’s time to replace your air conditioner, many homeowners want to go with the least expensive model. For some areas of the country, that tactic is fine. But when you live in Florida, going with the cheapest model can actually cost you more in the long run.

When you think about how often you use your AC system, it makes sense to choose a unit with a high SEER2 rating and one with inverter technology. These features mean that your new AC system will cost you less in utilities for the 10-15 years that you own it. Let’s go over why it pays to spend a little more on an AC replacement in Tampa.

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Do Central AC or Heat Pumps Need More Repairs?

June 24th, 2024
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If you are considering a new cooling system, you’ve probably heard about heat pumps. These are an alternative to traditional central air conditioning systems and are available in both ducted and ductless models, offering great flexibility. However, heat pumps can be more expensive than central air conditioning.

Homeowners in Florida often want to know the answer to an important question, “Do central air conditioning systems or heat pumps need more repairs?” This is an essential consideration to take into account since you’ll have to live with your new system for the next 10-15 years, and the need for air conditioning repair in Wesley Chapel should be factored into the overall cost. Let’s explain.

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Ice on Your Air Conditioner? Yes, That’s a Problem

June 10th, 2024
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A common misunderstanding that homeowners with central AC systems have is that it’s normal for ice to appear on the AC. People mistakenly think that the system is just doing a really good job of cooling the air.

However, these homeowners soon notice that their home feels stuffy and warmer than it should be and that the AC seems to be running constantly without cooling down the home adequately. This happens because ice on the evaporator coil isn’t helping the AC system work–in fact, it’s hindering the AC system’s operation 

For icy coils, you’ll need to contact us for AC repair in Tampa, FL. Let’s review why ice develops, what it means, and what you should do if you see it happening. 

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What Are My Options for AC Installation?

May 27th, 2024
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If you’re searching for a new air conditioner, you’re in the right place. Whether you’re a new homeowner needing to familiarize yourself with AC systems for the first time, or a seasoned veteran and this isn’t your first time at this rodeo, we’ve got you covered.

From central air conditioners to ductless mini splits, if you are serious about getting the best performance from your  AC installation in Tampa, FL, then you need the best team to install it for you. That’s us! You can rest assured that whatever system you choose, that it will be sized appropriately for your home and expertly installed.

Let’s go over all your options to keep your Florida home comfortable during our extended cooling season.

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Why Florida Homeowners Should Join an AC Maintenance Plan

May 13th, 2024
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It’s probably no surprise to Florida homeowners that your AC system doesn’t last as long as other areas of the country. Compared to the national average of 10-15 years, the expected lifespan of an air conditioner in Tampa, FL is usually 8-12 years. That’s why every Florida homeowner should belong to an air conditioning maintenance club offered by a professional HVAC company. 

When you enroll in a plan like our Maximum Value Protection (MVP) Plan, you can stop worrying about scheduling AC maintenance and whether your system will reach its expected lifespan. Whether you own a central air conditioner, a heat pump, or a ductless mini split, let’s go over the benefits of this essential service for Florida homeowners.

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Risks of Skipping Water Heater Maintenance

April 15th, 2024
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If you’ve been skipping out on the water heater maintenance, you are putting your water heater at risk. The good news is that it’s not too late to schedule an appointment with our team and get back on track with water heater care. In addition to checking your water heater over ourselves, we can also offer tips for homeowner water heater maintenance steps.

Water heater maintenance provides many benefits. Not only does it keep your water heater operating at peak efficiency, but it’s also an investment in the longevity of your water heater’s lifespan. If you’ve never had a tune-up for your water heater or you know it’s overdue, just give us a call to schedule water heater maintenance in Orlando, FL. In the meantime, you can keep reading to learn more about why your water heater needs maintenance and what steps you can take to care of the system whether it is a tank or tankless model.

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Is it Your AC or Your Thermostat?

April 1st, 2024
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With the arrival of spring, you’ll be heavily relying on your Clearwater, FL air conditioning system to get you through our extended cooling system. As you use your AC system more heavily, you may find that the need for air conditioning repair crops up.

However, what seems like an AC system issue can sometimes be attributed to the thermostat and not the AC system itself. Let’s go over 6 examples of a malfunctioning thermostat.

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Can Heat Pumps Handle the Florida Heat?

March 18th, 2024
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Homeowners who are considering upgrading their central air conditioning systems to a heat pump want to know one thing: “Can heat pumps handle the Florida heat?” The answer is simple: they most definitely can! The name “heat pump” has a tendency to make some consumers weary of its ability to provide optimal cooling power, but rest assured that they do just that.

It helps to know that a heat pump is essentially an air conditioner that can also provide heating. You may be wondering how that’s possible. Let’s explain how heat pumps work so you can feel confident about getting a heat pump installation in Orlando, FL.

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What Water Heater Should I Get for My Investment Property?

March 4th, 2024
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The Sunshine State is home not only to millions of snowbirds, but also has its fair share of property owners who rent out properties on vacation sites. When deciding on what type of water heater to install in a property that isn’t necessarily inhabited year-round, or one that must meet the needs of discerning guests, there are different factors to take into consideration.  

The main decision you’ll need to make is whether to go with a tank vs a tankless water heater. Let’s go over the pros and cons of each type of system so you can make an informed decision when the time comes. No matter what type of water heater you choose, count on us for a faultless, stress-free installation process.

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Does My Home Need a Water Softener?

February 19th, 2024
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Hard water wreaks havoc on homes across the US. In Florida, our water is known to be particularly problematic due to the high concentrations of minerals. Although some homeowners try to combat its effects with portable water filters, they should be more concerned with the detrimental effects of hard water on their plumbing systems and appliances.

A whole house water softener system takes a targeted approach to tackling the issue of hard water. For residential properties and vacation homes, Airbnb rentals and condos, a water softener can save a lot of headaches down the road. Learn more about hard water and whether your home would benefit from a water softener.

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