Does My Air Conditioner Sufficiently Dehumidify My Home?

Monday, September 26, 2016

There is likely not a single person in Florida that isn’t familiar with the humidity that we deal with in our climate. “Dry heat” is just about as foreign as a term as “blizzard” around our community. However, many homeowners don’t take the necessary steps to eliminate excess moisture from their home, perhaps assuming that their air conditioning system sufficiently does this on its own.

This is actually a common misconception, as your air conditioner does have the ability to draw some moisture from the air. But when you live somewhere that the humidity levels are consistently above 50%–comfortable humidity levels are between 30-50%–something more is needed: a dehumidifier.

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Never Ignore End of Summer Air Conditioning Repair Needs

Monday, September 5, 2016

In just a couple of weeks, the official start of fall will be here, but it would take a lot of convincing for Florida residents to believe that means hot weather will be on its way out any time soon. In fact, we’ll likely still be using our air conditioners for at least a few more months.

However, because summer is technically coming to “an end,” many homeowners tend to ignore any small problems their air conditioner has been having all season long, perhaps thinking they can just put it off until next year. However, shrugging off your AC problems this time of year can be a huge mistake. Keep reading to learn why.

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Just How Important is Duct Sealing?

Sunday, August 14, 2016

How is your air conditioner performing this summer? Hopefully, as we are actually finally at the tail end of the season, you haven’t had any detrimental problems with it. Of course, preventive maintenance before the season starts is essential to ensuring this is the case.

Maintenance is not the only service that’s important to a properly functioning air conditioning system though. To ensure that your HVAC system is really up to the job you put it through every year, you should invest in duct sealing services. Keep reading to learn more about this service and how it benefits homeowners.

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What Factors Should You Consider with Your AC Purchase?

Monday, July 25, 2016

Orlando residents are no stranger to the heat and humidity that comes with living in this region. As a result, a fully functioning air conditioning system is absolutely essential. Hopefully, your current air conditioner hasn’t given you any trouble this season.

However, if you have noticed that your air conditioning system just isn’t working as it should, or if it’s given up on you all together, it may be time for you to purchase a new system. Be sure to give our professionals a call to ensure that it’s not something that just needs a quick repair. But if you do find that you need a new AC system, be sure to consider the following factors.

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How Much Do You Know About Your HVAC System Air Filter?

Monday, July 4, 2016

Do you know why your HVAC system comes with an air filter? How about where the air filter is located? Chances are that you’ve never given either of these factors much thought. However just because your air filter is out of sight doesn’t mean it should be out of your mind. The air filter is designed to protect the inside components of your HVAC system, and as a result should be changed or cleaned on a regular basis.

The general rule for changing or cleaning your air filter—a task that can and should be done on your own—is every three months for normal conditions. If you have excessive contaminants in your home, such as pet dander or cigarette smoke, then you may want to perform this task more often.

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How Can a UV Air Purifier Help Your Air Conditioner?

Monday, June 13, 2016

A UV air purifier, also referred to as a UV air sanitizer or germicidal lights, is an exceptionally helpful device for eliminating biological contaminants from your home. These contaminants, which thrive in the dark, cool environment of your ducts, can include germs and bacteria that trigger illnesses, allergies, and asthma.

The UV air purifier effectively kills these microorganisms, which also include mold spores, viruses, and other pollutants. The best part is, the rays from these UV lamps are not harmful to people or pets, yet still do an extremely effective job at disinfecting your indoor air without the use of chemicals.

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Which Air Purifier Systems Can Help You This Summer?

Monday, May 30, 2016

Most homeowners would be surprised to discover that their indoor air quality in their home could actually be worse than the outdoor air quality. This is true though, particularly in spring when allergens like dust and pollen are circulated in the home.

While sources of air pollution may exist in any area of your home, the good news is that there are multiple air purifier solutions to help you out by creating more healthful air.

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Why a Smart Thermostat Should Be Your Next Home Comfort Installation

Monday, May 9, 2016

Thermostats don’t often get the credit they deserve. These small devices do a lot! They are essentially the brain of your HVAC system, telling it when to cycle on and what temperature to condition the air to. When there’s a problem with your thermostat, it can affect the whole system.

Plus, if you are still relying on an old, manual thermostat, you’re heating and cooling system is not functioning as efficiently as it could. The solution is a smart thermostat, also called a WiFi thermostat. Could this be the right choice for you? Keep reading to learn about just a few of its many benefits.

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The Power of Effective Dehumidification

Monday, April 11, 2016

When homeowners on the west coast comment on their heat, Florida residents may get a little envious, and often use the phrase, “but it’s a dry heat!” This is absolutely true. We know all too well how humidity can make a warm day seem that much hotter and uncomfortable. When it comes to your indoor comfort, you want to do anything you can to get relief.

Whole-home dehumidification is your solution. Your home’s relative humidity level needs to be somewhere between 30%-50% for you to feel comfortable within your home, and to avoid adverse effects to your health and your property. Too much moisture negatively impacts your air conditioner’s efficiency and decreases your indoor air quality. Keep reading to discover how a dehumidifier can help.

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Have Your Ducts Sealed before the Summer

Monday, March 21, 2016

If you’ve noticed during the last few summers that your air conditioning bills have continues to rise even though you keep up with regular maintenance, have any necessary repairs done promptly, or have put in a new high-efficiency system, then it’s a strong possibility that the issue is air leaks in the ductwork.

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