Kool Breeze of Northwest Florida, Inc Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Maintenance’

Have You Gotten Your AC Maintenance Done Yet?

Monday, May 27th, 2024

Surely you’re already using your air conditioner. It’s getting hot out there! But did you manage to squeeze in an AC maintenance appointment before the heat hit? If not, you might be wondering if it’s still worth it. Should you schedule AC maintenance now, even though the ideal spring maintenance season has passed? Yes, definitely! We’ll explain why.

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Why Does My AC Smell Like Vinegar?

Monday, 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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This Is What Happens When You Don’t Get AC Maintenance Every Year

Monday, April 17th, 2023

Here it comes again! The season of air conditioning is upon us. Time to get your annual maintenance done! What’s that you say? You had it done last year? Why do you need to have maintenance performed again? Well, you don’t… if you want to deal with all the consequences of having a neglected air conditioner. What are those consequences, you ask? Let’s go over the unpleasant things you can look forward to if you don’t have air conditioner maintenance done every year. 

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Have You Scheduled This Important AC Service Yet?

Monday, April 18th, 2022

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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AC Maintenance: The Time to Schedule This Service is Now!

Monday, April 9th, 2018

technician working on the outdoor unit of an air conditionerWith temperatures never really cooling down in our part of the country, the time to start thinking about how to best take care of your air conditioner this coming summer is now. Caring for it this early means it will be well equipped to get through the rest of spring, and the sweltering months of summer, with ease. We’re talking about tuning up your cooling system to help fend off the need for emergency air conditioning repair Fort Walton Beach, FL.

There are, of course, a few maintenance tasks that you can and should be doing on your own. For instance, your air filter needs to be changed every 1-3 months during periods of use, depending on the level of contaminants in your home. This helps protect both your cooling and heating systems. You should also ensure that both the outdoor unit and indoor vents of your AC are unobstructed.

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Now is the Time for AC Maintenance!

Monday, November 6th, 2017

technicians hands with tools on top of ac outside unitIn most parts of the country, we’re prepping for winter, by making sure our heaters are maintained and any needed repairs are managed. However, in these parts, winter doesn’t mean much—except that it’s the perfect time to turn off our air conditioners for a bit! This means it’s also the perfect time to schedule Navarre, FL air conditioning maintenance.

Remember though, only a highly trained technician can handle the variety of tasks involved with such a service, such as inspecting motors and electrical components, cleaning coils and moving parts, and making any adjustments necessary to prevent component or system breakdown. But is this service really necessary?

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Should I Have my Air Conditioner Maintained Twice Yearly?

Monday, January 30th, 2017

air-conditioner-maintained-twice-yearlyNo matter what type of air conditioning system you have, it’s imperative that it be properly cared for in order to ensure its efficiency and effectiveness. If you’ve ever had a heat pump, you might have heard how important it is to have bi-annual maintenance done on the system since it is used year-round. What if you have a conventional central AC system though or a ductless system? Is it still necessary to schedule your Destin, FL air conditioning maintenance on a bi-annual basis?

The short-and-sweet answer is—“yes.” But why is that necessary? In Northwest Florida, our temperatures tend to soar for the majority of the year. While other parts of the country may use their cooling systems for 3-4 months out of the year, we use our considerably more—typically for 8-9 months, and we may even have heat waves in the “dead of winter.” Because of this extra use and wear on the system, twice-a-year maintenance is a necessity.

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Has Your Air Conditioner Been Tuned-Up for Summer?

Monday, June 13th, 2016

When you live in as hot and humid of a state as we do, your air conditioning system is naturally a huge part of your home’s comfort. Since it gets a lot of use over the years, it’s only natural that it will suffer from the effects of wear and tear and eventually need small repairs here and there.

To best prepare your AC system for the cooling load that it will bear all summer, a maintenance appointment is essential. Maintenance serves many benefits, some of which we’ve explained below. Be sure to contact us ASAP to schedule your summer AC tune-up.

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Regular AC Maintenance: Protecting the Compressor

Monday, March 21st, 2016

The last two weeks we discussed spring air conditioning maintenance, and we’re going to address it again this week. There’s a good reason for this focus: routine inspections and tune-ups for an air conditioning system during the spring is one of the best things you can have done to prepare your home for the middle of the year. It’s a huge benefit to you in many ways.

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What Does a Technician Do During Air Conditioning Maintenance?

Monday, March 14th, 2016

Last week we brought up that it wasn’t too early to have your regular spring air conditioning maintenance scheduled. In fact, March is a great time to have this vital job done! It will give you plenty of preparation for the arrival of the summer weather so you can have any necessary repairs taken care of early. You’ll also be ready for whenever a sudden heat wave strikes.

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