Great Ways to Kill Your Air Conditioner

April 9th, 2018

air-conditioner-techTypically, we spend our time on this blog talking about ways you can preserve the health of your climate control systems. In the interests of changing things up, however, and because reverse psychology is always fun, we decided to spend this blog talking about some great ways you can absolutely destroy your air conditioner. If you want to have to replace your system years earlier than you would otherwise have to, follow the awful tips below.

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The Causes of Low Air Conditioner Output

March 26th, 2018

air-conditioner-techAs we get closer to the summer season, you’re going to be relying on your air conditioner more and more often to stay comfortable. That added demand on the system means that it’s going to be more likely to develop issues, which is just about that last thing you want to happen when the days are getting warmer. One of the most common symptoms of air conditioner issues is low cooling output. There are many causes of this, most of which are going to require professional services to fix. Still, it’s a good idea to know ahead of time what kinds of issues you might run into this summer that cause this particular problem.

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Why Your Air Conditioner is Making Weird Noises

March 12th, 2018

air-conditioner-techWe’re headed for some decently warm weather over the next couple of weeks, which means you’re probably going to be using your air conditioner at least a little bit to stay comfortable. While you’re using it, you should listen for any noises that your system doesn’t normally make. Unusual noises are often one of the first signs that something isn’t working properly with the air conditioner. What exactly is wrong with the system, and how bad it is, depends on the sound being generated.

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Signs That It’s Time for a New Heater

February 26th, 2018

furnaceIt may seem rather silly to talk about replacing your heating system now, at the tail-end of the winter season. Still, if you think that your heater wouldn’t survive another winter season, now is as good a time as any to install a new one. That way, you won’t have to worry about rushing to get it done during the fall season before the temperature drops again. Not sure whether or not you actually need a new heating system installed in your home? Read on for some warning signs that could indicate it’s time to get rid of your current heater.

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If Your Air Conditioner Is Doing This, It’s Time for a New One

February 12th, 2018

Air-conditionerWinter, such as it was, is pretty much over. Over the next few weeks, the daily temperatures will continue to climb as we get closer to the summer season. You’re going to be relying on your air conditioner extensively to keep cool during daylight hours for a while, which means you need to make sure that you have an air conditioning system you can count on installed in your home. Have a look at some of the signs that it’s time for you to install a new air conditioning system.

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How to Keep Your Furnace in Good Condition

January 29th, 2018

gas-burnerEven in Florida, heating systems are put under a fair amount of stress during the winter. If you are using a furnace to keep your home warm during the chillier days over the next few months, then you should take a couple of measures to make sure your system doesn’t fall prey to any of the common issues that can afflict a furnace. Read on to find out how to make as certain as possible that your furnace stays in top shape this winter.

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Be Careful of These Air Conditioner Problems

January 15th, 2018

air-conditionerSure we have frozen iguanas dropping out of the trees in some parts of the state this winter, but it’s probably not going to stay that way for long. As is always the case, we’re going to begin seeing hot weather long before most of the rest of the country does. That means that we’re going to be using our air conditioners much sooner, which means we’re going to be dealing with air conditioning problems much sooner, as well.

With that in mind, let’s take a look at some air conditioner problems and their symptoms. If you notice your air conditioner doing any of the following things, you should probably call for repairs as soon as you can.

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Air Conditioner Short Cycling: What You Need to Know

January 1st, 2018

air-conditionerIs your air conditioner turning itself on and off every couple of minutes, without seemingly completing a full cooling cycle? If it is you have a serious problem. This pattern is called short cycling, appropriately enough. It’s threat to the health of the air conditioner, and if you don’t have it resolved quickly enough it can destroy the system in short order. Have a look below to find out why it happens, and what to do about it.

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Why Your Heat Pump Output Might Be Low

December 18th, 2017

heat-pump-repairWe’re not exactly in the middle of a frozen wasteland out here, even if most of the rest of the country is around this time of year. Even so, it’s a good idea to make sure that your climate control systems are in good shape for those times that the weather does start to get a little cold. If you’re trying to use your heat pump for climate control this season and it’s not generating enough output for your needs, there might be a number of different reasons why. Check out the following factors that might contribute to low heat pump output, and what needs to be done to repair them.

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When to Upgrade Your Thermostat, And Why

December 4th, 2017

smart-thermostatGenerally, homeowners know that they need to upgrade their climate control systems every decade or two. While plenty of people are on top of it when it comes to replacing their heaters and air conditioners in a timely manner, though, very few of them upgrade their thermostats as often as they should. This is rather silly, considering that the thermostat is responsible for controlling all climate control systems. It doesn’t matter how big and expensive your heater or air conditioner is if it doesn’t have a reliable thermostat to operate it. If you’re one of those people who doesn’t know when to replace their thermostats, don’t worry. Read on to find out when the best time to replace your thermostat is, and why you should do it.

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