Uncommon Problems That Lead to a Broken Heater

February 19th, 2024

When it comes to heating repair needs, we’ve seen it all! But there are some problems we see much less often than others. Issues like a broken fan (or failure in the motor that powers that fan) are everyday occurrences for us. But on occasion, we have the opportunity to deal with something much more unusual.

What strange things can happen in your home that cause your heating system to fail? Here are some of the most unusual ones.

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How Long Does an Electric Furnace Installation Really Take?

February 5th, 2024

You’ve decided it’s time to replace your old furnace. Congratulations! We’re certain you’ll be happier and more comfortable with a new one. And since furnace efficiency has improved in the last couple of decades since you bought your old one, you’ll be pleased with your utility bills now, too. But furnace replacement is a bit complicated and mysterious to the average homeowner.

We’d like to help demystify this process and answer some of the most important questions about furnace replacement. What are the steps of electric furnace installation? What can you do to prepare? And how long will it take? Read on for all the details.

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The Unmistakable Sign That Your Old Furnace Has to Go

January 22nd, 2024

Toward the end of the life of a furnace, homeowners sometimes spend a lot of time and mental energy wrestling with the decision of when to replace it. Of course, if you could get by for a couple more winters, it would feel like a waste to get a new furnace now. But if you wait until it’s completely broken down, you’ll have to rush the replacement so you don’t freeze!

If only there was some way to know whether you should get rid of that old furnace now or try to keep it running, huh? Well, we’ve got some information for you. There’s one thing that means your furnace absolutely must be replaced. Simple, right? Well, it’s a little more complex than that. We’ll explain.

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Why We Love Mitsubishi Ductless Mini Splits

January 8th, 2024

Maybe you’ve got an old heat pump that’s getting ready to retire. Maybe you’ve got a central air conditioner and a furnace, and you’re wishing they were more energy-efficient and cheaper to run. Maybe you’re doing home renovations and considering upgrading to a better system for keeping your home at an ideal temperature. A ductless mini split heat pump is the answer.

How do heat pumps work? How are they so efficient? How is a mini split different from a system with ductwork? And what is the best one to get? We can’t speak highly enough of Mitsubishi ductless mini splits, and we’ll explain exactly why.

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Are Electric Furnaces Better than Gas Furnaces?

December 25th, 2023

Is your furnace aging or breaking down? Are you starting to wonder how much longer it’ll last? If so, you’re probably considering your options for furnace replacement.

The first decision you’ll have to make is whether to get a gas furnace or an electric one. When your heating system needs to be replaced, both gas and electric furnaces are good options. But which one is right for you?

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Why Your Business Needs a Commercial Air Purifier

December 11th, 2023

As a business owner, there’s so much you need to manage to make your space clean and safe. This includes everything from making sure the space is kept clean and sanitized, to maintaining a comfortable temperature with heating and AC systems. All of these things will make employees and customers happier, healthier, and willing to spend more time in your establishment.

But what about the air that your employees and customers are breathing? While you might be able to avoid touching a dirty bathroom floor, it’s impossible to avoid breathing, even if the air might be contaminated. A commercial air purifier in Navarre, FL can make a huge difference to your business. Here are some things that you should know.

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Making Sense of Heat Pump Efficiency Ratings

November 27th, 2023

You’ve surely heard that heat pumps are extremely efficient. But how can you tell just how efficient they are? How can you compare one heat pump to another? Since heat pumps both heat and cool, are there different ways to look at the efficiency of each operation? What should you know before choosing which heat pump to have installed in your home?

Luckily, there are some very clear answers to these questions. Heat pump efficiency ratings may seem a little complex, but don’t worry. It won’t take long to make sense of them and learn exactly what to look for. 

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Does My Florida Home Need an Inverter AC?

November 13th, 2023

Fall is the perfect season to take some time to reflect on how things went with your air conditioner over the summer. Is it struggling, possibly needing repair? Is it getting too old, so even regular maintenance isn’t keeping it in tip-top condition? Or is it using so much energy that your utility bills have become overwhelming?

While you’re not in a rush, since the weather has cooled down, you should consider your options. If the time for AC replacement has come, or you want an efficiency upgrade to reduce your electric bill, one option you should consider is an inverter AC.

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Why Does My AC Smell Like Vinegar?

October 16th, 2023

Many things in your home emit odors, from the hot-dust smell of turning your heat on for the first time in the winter to the unpleasant aroma of the shoes of your teenagers. Generally, your air conditioner will not be the cause of any smells in your home. But what if it is?

If you notice a sour smell coming from your AC unit or the vents that distribute your conditioned air, it’s time to take action. What could cause an air conditioner to smell like vinegar? We’ll get to the bottom of it. Here are the things you need to check.

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Yes, Your Mini Split Needs Twice-A-Year Maintenance

October 2nd, 2023

Your ductless mini split is an incredible system. You can count on it all year to keep your home at an ideal temperature, whether the summer heat is over a hundred degrees or winter nighttime temps are dipping into the thirties. 

The way to ensure that your mini split will continue to work as it should is to get regular maintenance, and yes, that does mean twice a year. Here’s why.

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