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Does Ductwork Need to be Insulated

Does Ductwork Need to be Insulated?

Ensuring that your air conditioner lasts as long as possible requires regular maintenance — changing the air filter every 30 to 90 days, flushing the drain line, and possibly conducting a home energy audit. But, what about your ductwork? In addition to keeping them clean, is there anything else you need to do to keep them in top […]

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Why You Should Replace Your AC Before Selling Your Home

Why You Should Replace Your AC Before Selling Your Home

Selling your home comes with a long to-do list — doing minor fixes, staging it, hiring an appraiser, and listing it with a realtor, just to name a few. It takes a lot of time, effort, and money to get it all done. But what about your AC? Should you replace it too before listing the […]

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AC Won't Turn on After Power Surge

AC Won’t Turn on After a Power Surge

At some point or another, most people have experienced a power surge in their homes. Sometimes, it’s pretty minor — maybe you just notice the lights slightly dimming, or have to deal with the annoyance of your Internet router resetting. Other times, they can damage your appliances — and even become a fire hazard. If […]

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Manual vs Programmable vs Smart Thermostats

Manual vs Programmable vs Smart Thermostats

Having air conditioning and heating inside your home is one of those things that are often taken for granted, but that in the big scheme of things, they do so much to make life much more pleasant. Even in milder climates, such as Florida, we do get a wide range of weather — from close […]

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How to Save on Heating Costs This Winter

How to Save on Heating Costs This Winter

Live long enough, and you realize the world is full of all sorts of different people. Some prefer summers. Others prefer winter. Some are morning people, while others are night owls. But, no matter where you look or where you go, one thing seems to be a common denominator — the majority of individuals love […]

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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 on 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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