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Archive for January, 2015

Clean, Repair or Replace: Evaporator Coil

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Clean, Repair or Replace: Evaporator Coil

As a homeowner, you know the value of your air conditioner. After all, it’s the most important part of your home’s comfort. So, when your AC suddenly starts acting up, it’s important for you to get it working again as soon as possible. However, no one wants to be spending unnecessary dollars replacing something that could have been fixed. You want to be sure you’re making the right decision for your family and your wallet. So, how do you know Read more

Know Your AC: Air Filters

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Know Your AC: Air Filters

Every homeowner should understand the basics of how their AC works! Knowing your system will help you keep your energy bills low and your home comfy. For this Know Your AC, we will be going over the importance of air filters. Many homeowners forget or neglect to change their air filters, but the filters are one of the most important parts of your AC! Find out how air filters keep your air fresh and your home happy. How Does an Read more

How to Prep Your AC Before a Long Trip

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How to Prep Your AC Before a Long Trip

Planning a fun getaway soon? Before the trip starts, it’s important that all homeowners prep their homes. Part of this prep should include getting their air conditioners ready. Learn what you should do with your AC before you leave and how to get your system vacation-ready. To Turn Off or Leave On? When going on vacation, most homeowners find themselves facing a dilemma; do they turn their AC off or leave it on? For short trips, the best course of Read more

Top 3 Plants That Purify Your Home’s Air

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Top 3 Plants That Purify Your Home's Air

Houseplants are a great addition to any household. They add a vibrant touch to any room and are a great decorating tool. However, your indoor greenery may be doing more than just adding to the decor. Certain houseplants have been proven to purify the air, making your home more refreshing and relaxing. In the late 1980s, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) worked with the Associated Landscape Contractor of America (ALCA) to study the effects of houseplants on our Read more

Why Your Florida Furnace Needs an Annual Inspection

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Why Your Florida Furnace Needs an Annual Inspection

Although the Sunshine State boasts mild temperatures year round, Florida experiences the occasional cold snap every now and then. When temperatures drop, the last thing you want is to be is caught without proper heat in your home. Most homeowners pay little attention to their furnace since the appliance hardly ever gets used, but neglect isn’t the best choice. In fact, the best thing you can do for your heating system is to get an annual inspection—here’s why: Do I Read more

Is the Rain Damaging My Air Conditioner?

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Is the Rain Damaging My Air Conditioner?

The Sunshine State can receive more than 60 inches of rain annually and is especially partial to flooding during the rainy season. This often prompts homeowners to question the safety of their air conditioning systems during heavy rains. Air conditioners are an expensive investment so it’s no surprise that homeowners want to take extra precautions to protect their systems—but do you really need to worry about your AC during the rain? It’s Raining, It’s Pouring… Despite the heavy Florida rains, Read more

Clean, Repair or Replace: Condenser Unit

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Clean, Repair or Replace: Condenser Unit

The condenser unit is an integral part of your air conditioning system. Not only does the unit condense incoming refrigerant, but the component helps deliver conditioned air throughout your home. Because the condenser unit is such an important component in your system, knowing when to clean, repair or replace the unit is key to keeping your home comfortable year round! When to Clean If your condenser unit is in good shape, you can keep it running efficiently with a little Read more

Know Your AC: Air Ducts

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Know Your AC: Air Ducts

When it comes to AC, every homeowner needs to know the basics! Knowing how your HVAC works can save you time, money and headaches. One of the most important parts of that system are your air ducts. Learn exactly what air ducts are and the best way for you to protect them. What Are My Air Ducts? Your air ducts are one of the most vital parts of your central air system. Made up of sheet metal or fiberglass, your Read more