Posts Tagged ‘AC Repair’

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

Monday, 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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Is it Your AC or Your Thermostat?

Monday, 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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3 Uncommon Air Conditioning Repair Requests You Should Know About

Monday, November 13th, 2023
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As a homeowner in Florida, you’re undoubtedly well-versed in what can go wrong with your air conditioner, from weak airflow to frozen evaporator coils. Just like us, you’ve seen a lot of common repair needs that plague most AC systems, prompting the need for air conditioning service in Orlando, FL

That’s why we’re taking the time today to go over uncommon air conditioning repairs that aren’t seen as often. That way, you’ll have a bit of a heads-up as to what’s going on if one of these more unusual AC issues pops up. 

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How to Know if Your AC Needs Repair or Replacement

Monday, October 16th, 2023
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Every homeowner in Florida wants their air conditioners to last as long as possible. That’s a reasonable desire considering how often you use your AC system in the extended cooling season. 

But eventually, you’ll get to the point where keeping an outdated AC running is costing you more than replacing it. So how do you know when your AC needs repair or replacement? Knowing this is crucial because no one wants to replace an air conditioner before it’s too soon. Let’s go over four surefire signs that you should replace your air conditioner instead of opting for another AC repair.

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4 Reasons Why Your AC Smells Like Vinegar

Monday, October 2nd, 2023
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When your AC is emitting unpleasant odors, it’s a definite sign that something is amiss. One of the most common smells your AC might emit is the smell of vinegar. 

Here in Florida, the high humidity is almost always the contributing factor causing that stinky odor in your home. Let’s go over 4 reasons why your AC smells like vinegar. Some of the causes can be taken care of by homeowners but in some situations, you may need to call us for AC repair. Let’s explain.

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5 Signs Your AC Compressor Has Problems

Monday, September 18th, 2023
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If you’re a homeowner in Florida and you’re not familiar with what a compressor is, you should know why this component is essential to your AC’s functionality. Not only is a well-functioning compressor essential to your AC’s performance, but it’s also the most expensive component of the system. 

The compressor is often called the “heart” or “engine” of the AC system. It pumps and pressurizes the refrigerant so that it can perform the evaporation and condensation needed to cool the air. As your AC system ages, the compressor is in danger of failing. That’s why it’s important to know the signs of a failing compressor and when to call for AC repair in Riverview, FL.

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What Is an Inverter AC and Does My Home Need One?

Monday, July 10th, 2023
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When it comes to keeping your home cool in Florida’s heat and humidity, many homeowners opt for central air conditioners. These tried-and-true systems continue to endure in popularity. Not only have they been around for a long time, but they’ve also come a long way in terms of the technology they use. 

Despite the popularity of heat pumps and mini splits, central ACs are still the preferred method of cooling for many Florida homeowners who are reluctant to make the switch to something “more technologically advanced.”

However, there have been developments with central air conditioner technology that make them highly competitive with heat pumps. One of these eco-friendly, energy-saving advancements is inverter air conditioners. Let’s go over what an AC inverter is and why your home would benefit from one. 

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5 Common AC Repair Needs & What’s Behind Them

Monday, May 15th, 2023
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The hot weather has arrived in full force and by now, you’ve got a good idea of how well your air conditioner is performing. How would you rate its service? Does everything seem fine and dandy, or do you have some concerns about its performance?

Although calling for air conditioning repair is never fun, it helps to have an inkling of what could be wrong. When your AC needs help, it’ll let you know in obvious ways. Let’s go over the 5 common AC repair needs and what’s usually behind them. That way, you can have an idea of what to expect on your service call. 

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How AC Maintenance Reduces AC Repairs

Monday, April 17th, 2023

When it comes to AC maintenance, it shouldn’t be much of a surprise to learn that getting it done can lead to a substantial reduction in repairs and breakdowns. Just like a car, it makes sense that complex machines that aren’t regularly maintained are more likely to suffer from poor performance.

In fact, roughly 70-80% of the repairs and breakdowns we see are for air conditioners that haven’t received regular annual maintenance. It may seem counterintuitive that we’re advising you to get maintenance so we’ll see you less often for AC repair in Orlando, FL. But that’s what we’d prefer to happen with our local homeowners.

There are two kinds of maintenance: the things you can do yourself as a homeowner and the things we’ll do on a routine maintenance visit. Let’s go over these now.

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These Spooky Sounds Mean Your AC Is In Trouble

Monday, October 17th, 2022

AC-outdoor-unitIs your AC system making scary noises, just in time for Halloween? Systems that have been stressed by heavy summer usage may start to emit moans and groans when the fall weather arrives.

If your AC unit sounds like it is possessed, now is the perfect time to schedule expert service to address the problem. Here are 5 scary sounds that indicate your air conditioner needs to be checked out. 

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