Speedy Air Conditioning Service Blog: Archive for July, 2016

What You Need to Know About AC Short Cycling

Monday, July 25th, 2016

If you’ve ever noticed your air conditioner turning itself off and on every couple of minutes, do not ignore it. That’s called short cycling, and it’s a major problem that could shorten the lifespan of your air conditioner considerably. Read on to find out more about short cycling, what causes it, and why you need to call for repairs as soon as you notice it.

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The Importance of Bi-Annual Heat Pump Maintenance

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Preventive maintenance is one of the most important steps you can take to make sure that your climate control systems are in good condition. However, not all climate control systems have the same maintenance requirements. If you’re using a heat pump to keep cool this summer, you may think that you don’t need to schedule maintenance for it quite so soon. This attitude is especially prevalent among homeowners who schedule fall maintenance for their systems. However, heat pumps need maintenance more often than standard climate control systems. Read on to find out why.

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Signs You Need a New Heat Pump

Monday, July 11th, 2016

Heat pumps can last a good long while, provided you take proper care of them. No matter how many maintenance and repair appointments you schedule, however, you can’t make a heat pump last forever. Sooner or later, you’re going to need to have a new one installed. With summer upon us, it’s best that you be able to recognize the signs now, rather than when it suddenly dies on you in the middle of a record-breaking heat wave. Let’s examine some of the signs that you need a new heat pump.

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Do I Need a Separate Dehumidifier if I Have an Air Conditioner?

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

High humidity is an everyday thing here in Florida. The phrase “dry heat” is about as foreign a concept as snow in winter. However, most people still don’t take steps to address the high humidity problems in their own homes. One of the most damaging myths regarding humidity is that if you have an air conditioner, you don’t need to use a dedicated dehumidifier. Let’s take a look at why that isn’t true.

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