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4 Signs of a Problematic Air Conditioner

Monday, August 14th, 2017 by Tom Vatter

top view of the outside unit of an air conditionerThere isn’t an appliance on the market that can last forever, no matter how well it’s constructed or how well we take care of it. Your air conditioning system is no exception, with a limited lifespan of which when it nears the end, it’s a good idea to have it replaced before it suffers a complete breakdown. You could very well end up trapped on a hot day—when AC systems are most likely to succumb to stress—with no immediate relief in sight, and you rush to schedule a new air conditioner installation.

Additionally, the longer you prolong a dying system’s use, the more money you will waste through inefficient performance. We want to help you determine when it’s time for Pensacola, FL air conditioning repairs, or if it’s in fact time to replace your air conditioner. Deciding to replace a cooling system before it’s broken down gives you time to arrange for a convenient replacement time, prevent an emergency loss of cooling, and start saving money with a fresh system—with superior energy efficiency. Keep reading for 4 signs of a problematic cooling system—one that could very well be ready for replacement. (more…)

The Benefits of Heat Pumps: A Year-Round Investment

Monday, 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. (more…)

How to Get the Most Out of Your AC This Summer

Monday, 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. (more…)

Is a Furnace the Right Heater Type for My Home?

Monday, January 16th, 2017 by Tom Vatter

Furnaces have been and still are one of the most popular types of heating systems found in modern homes today. There are a number of reasons for this, one of them being that advancements in efficiency have made these systems very affordable to operate, and extremely reliable. Keep reading to learn more about the different types of furnaces and their benefits, so that you can make an educated decision as to one is a good option for your home or not. (more…)

Why Won’t My Heat Pump Switch to Heating Mode?

Monday, December 12th, 2016 by Tom Vatter

While our temperatures certainly don’t drop as low as other parts of the country this time of the year, this past week has definitely necessitated the use of heating systems, particularly at night. Hopefully, if you’ve turned yours on already, you haven’t discovered any problems. If you have your system regularly maintained, problems are a lot less likely.

But no heater is 100% immune to problems, even if it is well taken care of. That being said, a common service call we get is in regards to heat pumps, and how they won’t switch from cooling mode to heating mode. There are a few different reasons as to why this might occur. Keep reading to learn what they are. (more…)

Furnace Troubles You May Encounter

Monday, November 7th, 2016 by Tom Vatter

While our great state will never get as cold as some of the states in the Midwest, our winters still do bring temperatures cool enough for us to make use of a heating system. When that happens, you want to make sure that you have a heater which is ready to handle its job effectively and efficiently.

If it’s a furnace that you’ll be utilizing this winter, then you’ll want to keep an eye out for any common furnace problems that may crop up. The faster you address furnace repair needs, the more damage you can prevent. Keep reading to learn more. (more…)

Is Your Thermostat Causing Air Conditioning Issues in your Home?

Monday, September 19th, 2016 by Tom Vatter

If you are like most homeowners, you probably don’t give much thought to just how vital your thermostat is to your HVAC system and your indoor comfort. This may be an extremely small component of your overall cooling system, however it serves as the “brain” of your air conditioner and can either make or break your cooling efforts.

Most thermostat issues are caused either by faulty wiring, a poorly installed model, or poor calibration. However, these aren’t the only reasons that a thermostat may cause your AC system to develop repair issues. The location of your thermostat actually plays a huge role in the effectiveness of your cooling system. Keep reading to learn more about this, and where you shouldn’t put your thermostat. (more…)

End of Summer Air Conditioning Money Saving Tips

Monday, August 15th, 2016 by Tom Vatter

We can still expect plenty of warm weather through the rest of this month and into September, which means that our air conditioning systems are continuing to get quite the workout. As a result, you’ve very likely been seeing pretty high electric bills. There’s no doubt that you’d like to increase your home’s energy efficient in order to see these bills drop. Keep reading to learn just how to save energy and decrease costs. (more…)

Do You Know the Causes of Poor Indoor Air Quality?

Monday, July 11th, 2016 by Tom Vatter

Did you know that your indoor air quality can actually be worse that the outdoor air quality of where you live? This is particularly true during this time of year, even more so in Florida, where our unbearable heat is compounded by uncomfortable humidity. But what causes poor indoor air quality, and what can you do about it? Keep reading for the answers to these questions and more. (more…)

Should You Keep Repairing Your Aging Air Conditioner?

Monday, June 6th, 2016 by Tom Vatter

Northwest Florida residents are no strangers to hot weather. Their air conditioners have to work much harder than that of residents in other parts of the country. That being said, you may be facing a tough decision regarding your air conditioner, if it performed poorly last cooling season.

An air conditioning system is not something you should attempt to fix on your own. Not only could you possible do more harm than good, you need to keep your safety in mind as well. Leave it up to a technician’s recommendation and your budget to decide if your aging system should have a repair done or if it makes more sense to replace the unit. (more…)