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Help! There’s Mold Growing in My AC Unit!

Categories: Air Conditioning, Air Duct, Clean Air Act, Home Tips
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You only need to do something about mold in your air conditioning system if there are obvious signs, such as visible mold or a strong mildew smell. The typical places you want to check for mold include the air ducts, intake vents, cooling coils and drip pans. Causes of Mold in Your Air Conditioning System When it comes to mold, there are two main contributing factors to look out for:   The first cause is condensation. When your AC unit Read more

What Happens When I Hear a Weird Noise Coming From My AC?

Categories: AC FAQ, Air Conditioning, Home Tips
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Your air conditioning system uses a combination of moving parts and pieces to provide cooling in your home. There are a few common sounds that you should keep an ear out for. If your air conditioning system is making one of the following noises, make sure to call One Hour Air immediately. These issues are not the type to fix themselves over time, and it is likely they will only get worse. Squealing: When you hear a squealing noise, it Read more

5 Ways to Keep Cool When the Power Goes Out

Categories: Air Conditioning, Common HVAC Problems, Home Tips
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There are many things that could potentially cause a power outage during the warm summer months. Whatever the cause may be, there is no need to panic! The first thing you should do is to determine whether you are the only one without power. If you know where your fuse box is, check for tripped switches or blown fuses. If this is the case, reset the breaker or replace the fuse. Try to remember that this inconvenient blackout will pass Read more

How Does The Insulation in Your Attic Affect Your AC?

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The attic is the one part of the house that no one wants to go. Its dark, usual too hot, and all over creepy. However, ignoring the attic could be costing you money. Insulating the attic is a great way to make sure your home is always a comfortable temperature and cut down on the energy bill. It doesn’t matter if you are trying to stay warm and cozy during the winter, or keep your house cool during those summer Read more

What Is SEER?

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If you’ve ever had to choose a new air conditioner, it’s likely that you’ve heard the term ‘SEER’ thrown around once or twice. It’s also likely that you had no idea what the term meant. So what exactly is SEER? SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio and it is a mathematical ratio that can determine the efficiency of a particular HVAC system. Similar to how miles per gallon is used to judge your car’s efficiency, SEER is used to Read more

Tips to Keep Your AC Running this Summer

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Most of us don’t really think about our AC on a daily basis, and tend to take for granted when it blasts to life every day. However, once your AC stops, it soon becomes all you can think about. When you mistreat your AC unit it will start to run less efficiently, and might even give out all together. Being stuck in the hot Florida heat with no cool air is the last thing any of us want, so we’ve Read more