Kool Breeze of Northwest Florida, Inc Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Does Your Air Conditioner Require Maintenance?

Monday, October 17th, 2022
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Like any other complex system with many finicky components, air conditioners operate most efficiently and require the fewest repairs if they are maintained regularly. What exactly is involved in air conditioner maintenance? And can you do it yourself? And what exactly do we mean by regularly? If you’d like to know more, we’d love to help you understand all about this important process.

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Beware These Ominous AC Sounds

Monday, September 5th, 2022
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Air conditioners make noise. That’s only to be expected—they do a lot of work, and they’re full of moving parts. Anything with a motor and a fan will always create some sound.

However, there’s a difference between the normal noise of regular AC operation and the kind of sounds that indicate a problem. Knowing which is which can help you determine when everything is as it should be and when you need to schedule AC repair in Destin, FL. Here are several noises you don’t want to hear from your air conditioner, and if you do hear them, you’ll know it’s time to call a professional.

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The Problem With DIY AC Installation

Monday, June 27th, 2022
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Trying to combat sweltering summer temperatures with an old and inefficient HVAC unit is nearly impossible. Rather than trying to make it through another summer with your outdated unit, it is time to make a change. Investing in a new HVAC unit is the best way to ensure your comfort isn’t compromised when heatwaves move into your area. 

Some homeowners mistakenly think that installing a new HVAC unit is a job they can handle. In reality, you will need to reach out to professionals that specialize in AC installation in Navarre. Read below to find out more about the problems associated with DIY AC installation. 

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When Does My Air Conditioner Need to Be Replaced?

Monday, June 13th, 2022
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When you live somewhere that gets as warm as it does here in the summertime, then owning an effective and efficient air conditioning system isn’t just a “nice to have,” it’s an “absolutely necessary to have.” 

It’s important to keep in mind, though, that no cooling system will last forever, and knowing when yours needs to be replaced will actually help you save money and improve your comfort. But how do you know when it’s time? Read on as we uncover some signs. 

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“Can My AC Still Perform in Extreme Heat?”

Monday, May 2nd, 2022
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Given where we live, the question of extreme heat and how it plays a role in our air conditioning use is understandable. An air conditioner can only be so powerful, right?

Well here’s the good news–your air conditioner is literally designed to handle high heat. And depending on how efficient of a cooling system you have, yours might not ever struggle.

The not-so-great news is that the average air conditioner cannot cool effectively beyond about a 20° range to what the temperature is outside. This means if the temperature outside is in the triple digits and you’re setting your thermostat to 72°F, you’re probably going to be disappointed–and your air conditioner is just going to keep running as it tries to reach the temperature you set on the thermostat, which is really inefficient.

Aside from this temperature differential, there are other problems that high heat can cause. We’ll explore them below, but first we want to share our #1 tip to ensure that your air conditioner can indeed face this next summer of high heat!

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Have You Scheduled This Important AC Service Yet?

Monday, April 18th, 2022
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With spring comes warmer weather and longer days, especially here in Florida. It’s the perfect reason to enjoy the air conditioning system you invested in. But as summer approaches, our units have to work even harder to keep us cool.

Luckily, there’s a service that protects your AC while making sure it performs well when you need it most. 

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The Best Way to Prevent AC Repair Needs This Summer

Monday, March 7th, 2022
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When you’re looking forward to warmer months, you don’t want to spend time stressing about your air conditioning unit. In humid regions like Florida, summer comes with weather issues like moisture build-up in the ductwork and potential mildew. These don’t have to be stressors, let alone considerations, not with the right HVAC service.

Scheduling professional air conditioning maintenance is the best thing you can do for your system heading into the summer. Don’t just take our word for it, though. Here are 5 benefits of proactively scheduling air conditioning repair in Niceville, FL.

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The Benefits of Scheduling an Air Conditioning Tune-Up

Monday, February 21st, 2022
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Scheduling a “tune-up” or regular maintenance is an important part of caring for your HVAC unit.  To keep yours in the best condition, we advise booking a maintenance service at least once a year, especially before seasonal changes. 

In hot, humid regions like Florida, contacting an HVAC professional for a tune-up can prevent the environmental issues AC units are vulnerable to. But what other benefits can you look forward to?

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Should You Go Ductless This Spring?

Monday, January 24th, 2022

The right air conditioning unit can make an incredible difference to your home, but how do you choose the right one? While it may be winter right now, that doesn’t mean much in Florida’s climate, where we have sweltering summers and winters that would be laughable to our family and friends up north. If you’re considering a new HVAC unit to help keep your home cool, consider a ductless AC unit.

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Is It Time to Upgrade Your Air Conditioner?

Monday, December 13th, 2021
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While our friends and family in the midwest and northeast get ready for chillier days by scheduling heating maintenance and making sure their homes are well insulated, we’re still using our air conditioners on a pretty consistent basis.

That’s not to say you shouldn’t invest in heating maintenance too–you should–or that you won’t benefit from proper insulation–you will–but the fact is we have to give extra attention to our cooling systems.

That said, did you notice this past summer and fall that your air conditioner was struggling a bit? Maybe it’s just not keeping you as cool as it used to, or it’s running in short bursts instead of regular cooling cycles (this is called short-cycling). Read on to learn about some signs that it may be time for you to upgrade to a new air conditioner!

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