Kool Breeze of Northwest Florida, Inc. Blog : Archive for February, 2018

Common End-of-Season Heater Needs

Monday, February 26th, 2018 by Tom Vatter

HVAC Return Air Wall Register VentAround our area, the use of heating systems is brief, but necessary for when temperatures do drop to an uncomfortable level. Chances are, you’ve already begun to use your heater less and less in recent weeks. Perhaps you’re even done with it for the season. If a minor repair need cropped up, you’ve probably decided it can wait until next year, since you don’t need your heater that much.

However, this can be a big mistake. Spring may be right around the corner, but neglecting Milton, FL HVAC repair needs can be detrimental for your heater, no matter how late in the season it may be or how little you actually need your heater. (more…)

No, You Should Not Have to Refill Your Refrigerant Regularly

Monday, February 12th, 2018 by Tom Vatter

HVAC heating and air conditioning residential units or heat pumpsOne of the most common questions we get is in regards to whether or not a customer’s refrigerant needs to be refilled. The short answer is, “It shouldn’t have to be refilled at all, unless something is wrong.”

There is a pretty common misbelief among homeowners that refrigerant is something that diminishes over time, much like gasoline does in a car or some gas-powered appliances. This isn’t the case with refrigerant, though. This important heat-transfer fluid continuously cycles through your air conditioner or heat pump, effectively bringing you a comfortable indoor climate. (more…)