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What to Do With Your AC During Vacation

What to Do With Your AC During Vacation

Florida is known as a premier vacation destination. We have the white sand beaches, mild winters, and fruity cocktails with little umbrellas — at least that’s the impression of many people who love to spend their free time in the Sunshine State. But, what about Floridians? What do you do to prep your home before […]

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Signs You Should Replace Ductwork

Signs You Should Replace Ductwork

When it comes to air conditioners, it’s easy to keep them in the back burner. After all, as long as it’s working well, why worry, right? In fact, it’s rare to think about it at all when the AC is working properly. Maybe once in a while, you’ll remember to change the air filters. But, […]

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New AC Options in Older Homes

New Air Conditioning Options in Older Homes

Older homes have their charm. If you purchased a Victorian one, you get to look at all of the architectural marvels and craftsmanship. If you bought your home a few decades ago and you still live there, you likely have plenty of memories – either of your kids growing up there,  or from different stages […]

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AC Contactor Failure

AC Contactor Failure

In Florida, you hope to never experience AC or heater issues – especially when you aren’t even running your HVAC system. Yet, contrary to popular belief, the winter months do bring chilly nights. That’s when you turn on your heat to keep your home comfortable. But, what should you do if your AC fails to […]

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AC sounds like water running

AC Sounds like It Has Water Inside

There are many things you’d expect to make splashing or running water sounds –  toilets, a garden hose, or a child taking a bath. But, when the culprit is your air conditioning unit, the unexpected nature may make you worry. There are a couple of reasons why your AC sounds like running water, but none […]

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Can Your Air Conditioner Make You Sick

Can Your Air Conditioner Make You Sick?

Most people associate fall and winter months with changing weather and allergy season. That’s because, as the weather changes, more people present flu-like symptoms and allergies. Before you know it, you’re suddenly sick. But, what if pollination and the flu aren’t the cause of your running nose? What if instead, it’s your AC system… is […]

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Should I Turn Off My AC When It Rains

Should I Turn Off My Air Conditioner When it Rains?

Florida summers consist of scattered showers and unbearable heat. While a properly working air conditioner can solve one of those problems, is it safe to have it running during the other? Rain is inevitable, but sometimes summer storms are here and gone before you even realize they’ve occurred. Are you supposed to protect your outdoor […]

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Upgrading From Window to Central AC

Upgrading from Window to Central AC

Whether you bought a home with a window unit and are thinking about adding central AC, or you’ve always depended on your window unit to cool your home and want to expand its cooling effects, there are a lot of factors to consider before adding central air conditioning to your home. These conditions generally fall […]

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thermostat placement

Why Thermostat Placement Matters

When it comes to air conditioners, there are certain things that are common knowledge: You need to change your air filters regularly, you should call a technician if the system is too loud, and if you live in a household with several family members, you’re likely used to thermostat wars. However, there are other factors […]

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What Causes Poor Indoor Air Quality?

What Causes Poor Indoor Air Quality?

Have you ever walked into someone’s home and noticed an odd smell? Indoor smoking, pets who aren’t bathed by their owners, mold, dust, and other contaminants don’t only smell bad, they also have a significant effect on air quality. The same thing happens if you work in an office environment that feels stuffy and uncomfortable. […]

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