Posts Tagged ‘Tampa’

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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What Are My Options for AC Installation?

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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Top 5 Products Causing Toilet Clogs

Monday, February 5th, 2024
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As companies come up with more and more ingenious items to help keep your home tidy and your personal hygiene, well, hygienic, it’s time for a reminder on the things that shouldn’t be flushed down the toilet. The last thing you want is a Handi-Wipe or a makeup towelette to cause a clog that warrants a call for a plumber in Tampa, FL.

If you’re already thinking, “Wait, makeup towelettes can’t be flushed?” then you’re in the right place. Keep reading to be aware of common household items that might seem like they’re safe for the toilet, but really aren’t. Spoiler alert: even some products that say they’re safe for toilets aren’t. Let’s explain.

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Should I Repair or Replace My Furnace?

Monday, January 22nd, 2024
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Here in Tampa, FL, where you rely on your AC system more than your furnace, you might be tempted to overlook a furnace that’s no longer keeping your home adequately comfortable in the winter. Perhaps you suspect it’s due for replacement or you have a repair estimate and you’re not sure it’s worth it.

How exactly do you know when you should invest in furnace repair vs a furnace replacement? Let’s go over 4 considerations to reflect on as you decide if you’ve put up with poor home comfort during the winter long enough. You may even decide to use this as a great opportunity to replace your outdated furnace with a heat pump.

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Is It Too Late for AC Maintenance in Florida?

Monday, August 21st, 2023

As a homeowner, you may have heard that air conditioner maintenance should be performed before the cooling season begins. But when you need AC maintenance in Tampa, FL, you might be wondering exactly what that means. After all, our cooling season is quite lengthy!

Ideally, AC maintenance should happen before you switch to using your AC. But to answer the question, Is it too late for AC maintenance in Florida, the answer is definitely not. In fact, we’d argue that AC tune-ups are more vital here than in any other part of the US. Let’s explain.

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Torrential Florida Rain & Plumbing Problems

Monday, August 7th, 2023
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As a Florida homeowner, have you experienced issues with your plumbing after torrential rain and heavy storms? You’re not alone. Plumbing problems are fairly common when our area is inundated with heavy rain. 

When the rain pours down in Tampa, FL, your plumbing system is probably the farthest thing from your mind. But heavy rain can affect your plumbing if you’re not prepared, and don’t know what could go wrong. Let’s go over potential issues to be aware of and signs that heavy rains have warranted the need for plumbing repair.

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You Need Emergency Plumbing Repair For These 5 Issues

Monday, June 26th, 2023
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When your home’s plumbing systems aren’t working properly, you’ll know it immediately. There’s nothing that’ll disrupt your day like an overflowing toilet or a lukewarm shower. 

Although it can be hard to know what constitutes an urgent need for plumbing assistance, there are some situations that warrant a call to an emergency plumber in Tampa, FL. Let’s go over 5 issues that you shouldn’t try to DIY fix and that need to be addressed ASAP.

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How To Improve Low Water Pressure in Your Plumbing

Monday, December 12th, 2022
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Low water pressure is one of those things that homeowners tend to ignore despite how annoying it can be. When you take a shower and the water flow is merely adequate, or when you’re trying to scrub some dirty dishes with a weak water flow from the kitchen faucet, it’s a hassle but the assumption is that it’s not enough to warrant a service call. 

We understand that you’ve got many other priorities as a homeowner, especially this time of year. But we want to give you the little nudge you need to schedule an appointment with one of our plumbers in Tampa, FL. We’ll pinpoint the cause of your low water pressure and get it taken care of. Let’s go over some common causes of low water pressure that are affecting multiple fixtures in your home. 

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Save Water With a Reverse Osmosis System

Monday, June 13th, 2022

water-sampleThere is a reason why many people are more hesitant to drink water straight from their sink versus the water that comes from, say, their refrigerator water dispenser. The answer is the filtration of the water.

Well filtered water is often better tasting to drink and, for human beings, that translates to being safer to drink too. While faucet water isn’t going to make us sick, it may have higher levels of certain metals or minerals that you’d rather not ingest.

With this in mind, we’d like to bring up the idea of installing a water filter into your plumbing system. This makes it easier to get access to filtered water without a refrigerator distillation system or a pitcher for filtration.

Here is what you need to know about installing a reverse osmosis system as your whole-house water treatment system in Tampa.

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