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Archive for May, 2014

Does Turning Up Your Thermostat when You Leave Save You Money?

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For those of us living in Florida, our days are often planned out by the temperature outside. The spring tends to be fairly pleasant in the St. Pete area, but once we hit the end of April and early May, the sweat starts to pour and we crank down our thermostats. With our air conditioners running on full blast, we also tend to see our energy bills increase. Not to worry, you can save money by simply turning up your Read more

DIY Freeze Pops to Beat The Summer Heat

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Keeping cool in the hot summer months here in Florida is a necessity. We crank down our AC thermostats and turn on every available fan in the house. Besides looking to our electronic conveniences, we can also keep cool during the day with an icy treat. Before you reach for your wallet and run to the nearest ice cream truck, take a look at the following simple steps in order to make your own freeze pops: Line Up Your Supplies Read more

Why You Need to Know the Ins and Outs of Your HVAC System

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Nothing in your home affects your comfort more than your heating and cooling system. Most of us pretty much ignore our HVAC equipment until the AC breaks during the hottest part of the year! Our HVAC equipment needs to be kept in the best shape possible in order to avoid paying a large energy bill every month. Even the best system can end up costing you when it wastes valuable energy. It’s important to know some of the ins and Read more

What is an AC Condenser?

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As we come closer and closer to the summer months, we rely more heavily on our air conditioning to not only keep ourselves cool, but also sane! Your air conditioning condenser plays a large role in keeping you and your family happy. What Does an Air Condenser Do? During the Florida summer months, we rely upon our air conditioning systems to provide sweet relief from the unforgiving heat and humidity. Air conditioning systems are made up of two main parts, Read more

Do I Need to Clean My Air Conditioner?

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Summer is right around the corner and soon enough we’ll be having raising temperatures here in Florida. If you’re worried about your AC, you’ll gain some peace of mind knowing that your unit will be running smoothly all summer long if you take some time to clean it. Routine cleaning won’t only prolong the life of your machine, but an unclogged, low-debris unit will function more efficiently helping reduce your energy bill! Methods to Clean Your Air Conditioner There are Read more

Why I Do Have to Change My Air Filter?

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For many of us outside of the air conditioning industry, we may be unfamiliar as to why we need to change our air filters in the home. Needless to say, we may also be slightly unfamiliar as to what an air filter actually does and how it operates. The technology used to cool and heat the average American home is sophisticated, but at the same time can be relatively easy to understand. Let’s break down how air filters work and Read more

Willis Carrier: The Man Behind The Air Conditioner

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We take the majority of our modern conveniences for granted. The sensory experience is available to manipulate by way of our fingertips. We light our homes by flipping a switch and adjust the temperature in a room by turning a dial on our air conditioning. The idea of controlling the temperature of the indoor environment is not a modern one, and dates all the way back to ancient Egypt and Rome. However, it was not until 1902 that electromechanical cooling Read more

DIY: Scented Air Filters

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Keeping the home clean and freshly scented is often more work than keeping it tidy. There are many products available to help give your home a fresh scent all day long, but they can often be expensive in that they constantly need to be replaced. Other room fresheners may contain ingredients that may trigger reactions in people with allergies or those prone to chemical sensitivities. There are a couple of different ways in which you can turn your air conditioning Read more

DIY: Chore Chart

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Getting your kids to do their chores is often like trying to get them to go to the doctor; it doesn’t always end pretty. However, adding a fun and creative incentive to kids’ chores can be a great way to ease the so-called “pain” of chores. Chore charts also lets kids know what is expected of them while teaching them responsibility and respect for their home. Chore Chart Basics The chore chart will list or show the various chores expected Read more