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No Cooling Coming from Your Cooling System?

June 19th, 2017 by Tom Vatter

no-cooling-ac-systemWith temperature never really cooling down in our area, there’s no denying when summer is well on its way. And when we’re right in the middle of it, you’ll be thankful for an air conditioner that functions both effectively and efficiently. So, is yours doing its job?

Summer is undeniably the worst time that an air conditioner can call it quits. Unfortunately, however, it’s typically when issues are most likely to arise. And a drop in cooling output is one of the first and biggest signs that something is actually wrong with your cooling system. Should you notice this, be sure to give us a call for reliable Destin, FL air conditioning repairs. In the meantime, keep reading for reasons this might be happening. Continue Reading

The Benefits of Heat Pumps: A Year-Round Investment

June 5th, 2017 by Tom Vatter

heat-pump-benefits-year-round-investmentPerhaps the greatest benefit of choosing a Pensacola, FL heat pump installation as your next home comfort investment is that these systems function as both heating and cooling systems. This doesn’t mean that a furnace and a central AC are packaged together—it means that this two-in-one system uses the same components for both air conditioning and heating—and does so very efficiently.

Keep reading to learn more about how this works and how you can benefit from the installation of a new heat pump system. Continue Reading

Purchase a New Cooling System Now for Optimal Savings!

May 22nd, 2017 by Tom Vatter

purchase-cooling-system-now-for-optimal-savingsWith summer not too far off—and with temperatures already soaring—if you’re considering a new Ft. Walton Beach, FL air conditioner installation, now is the time to invest. In fact, for this month only, we are offering a significant rebate on all Rheem systems that we carry—making the urgency of this service even more important.

But what if you really don’t know if your current air conditioner needs replacement? Fortunately, there are a few telltale signs that your air conditioner is getting ready to fail, and if you pay close attention and keep up on your maintenance appointments, you can easily avoid a prematurely broken down cooling system. Keep reading for a few signs that now really is the best time for this purchase. Continue Reading

I Have a Ductless AC, Does It Need Professional Maintenance?

May 8th, 2017 by Tom Vatter

ductless-ac-professional-maintenanceWe get this question a lot—some might assume that because a ductless system does not have as many components as a conventional central ac system, namely the air ducts, it doesn’t need as much care and service as one either.

Ductless systems provide a number of benefits—efficient cooling and heating throughout your entire home, less indoor air quality problems than a traditional system, and versatility as far as installation goes—they take up far less space than conventional systems.

They are also, however, very large investments, and understandably you want to do everything you can to protect that investment—including scheduling routine ductless air conditioning maintenance in Navarre Beach, FL. Continue Reading

Is Too Much Humidity Hurting Your Home and Budget?

April 24th, 2017 by Tom Vatter

humidity-hurting-home-and-budgetAs spring progresses and we only have warmer weather to look forward too, we look forward to summer excursions to the beach or even to the pools in our own backyards. Water does a lot to help cool us down—that is, unless there’s a large amount of it present in the air.

That’s right, we’re talking about humidity—something us Floridians are well aware of! Humidity is the amount of moisture (water vapor) present in the air, and although it doesn’t directly impact the temperature, it makes the air around us feel a lot warmer than it normally would. When it comes to your home, this humidity leaves you looking for a solid Gulf Breeze, FL indoor air quality solution. Continue Reading

Is Your AC System Struggling Due to Refrigerant Loss?

April 10th, 2017 by Tom Vatter

ac-system-strugglingYour air conditioner isn’t cooling properly due to refrigerant loss, and you’ve been told that it simply needs to be recharged (refilled), even though you’ve had this service done previously. If you’ve found yourself in this scenario we have some news for you—refrigerant loss is not normal!

Your air conditioner or heat pump is supplied with enough refrigerant upon installation that it should last through its entire lifespan, ideally. If you’re cooling system is losing refrigerant, then you have a leak that warrants a call for Destin, FL air conditioner repairs. The source of the leak must be found, the refrigerant recharged, and the damage fixed so that you don’t experience this problem again. Continue Reading

How to Get the Most Out of Your AC This Summer

March 27th, 2017 by Tom Vatter

get-the-most-out-of-ac-this-summerYou know as well as we do that we never really escape summer here in Florida. Therefore, it’s vital that you have a fully functioning and efficiently operating air conditioner to get you through the hottest of months. As spring begins with summer soon to follow, it’s time to start thinking about how you can best save on your energy costs.

We offer quality Pensacola, FL air conditioning services, should you find yourself facing a system breakdown or even a small repair need. In the meantime though, we’d like to share some of our tips with you to help you use your AC as much as you need to this coming cooling season, but still save money. Continue Reading

Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your Air Conditioner

March 13th, 2017 by Tom Vatter

Upgrade-Your-Air-ConditionerTemperatures may be on the cooler side now, but don’t let that fool you! You know as well as we do how fast summer temperatures creep up on us, and how important it is to have an efficiently and effectively performing air conditioner to keep you cool. So how do you know if it’s time to invest in a Fort Walton Beach, FL AC system installation or upgrade? Continue Reading

Is It Time to Replace Your Air Conditioner?

February 27th, 2017 by Tom Vatter

 

replace-your-acOur temperatures have finally cooled enough that we can give our air conditioners a bit of a break. Hopefully, yours has served you well throughout the long and hot summer months and even into fall and winter. As spring approaches, however, if you’re considering replacing your old AC system, now is the time.

In the most ideal situations, your aging air conditioner will break down at the end of the cooling season, when you don’t need it as much and when our HVAC technicians aren’t likely to be out on similar service calls. Of course, life doesn’t always work that conveniently, which is why it’s important that you know the signs that an Navarre Beach, FL air conditioner replacement might be necessary, soon! Continue Reading

Common Furnace Issues and How to Resolve Them

February 13th, 2017 by Tom Vatter

common-furnace-issuesIt may not be as unbearably cold here as it is in other parts of the country currently—in fact far from it—but that doesn’t mean that Florida homeowners aren’t just as deserving of efficient heat when temperatures do drop. Sure, residents in the Midwest may laugh at what we consider “cold,” but on a 50 degree night, you’ll be thankful for an effectively working furnace!

If your furnace does malfunction, then we are here to assist with professional furnace repairs throughout Gulf Breeze, FL and beyond. In the meantime, we’d like to share with you some of the most common causes for furnace repair, many of may be avoided entirely with proper maintenance. Continue Reading