How to Troubleshoot Your AC Issues

July 23, 2021

With Florida’s intense heat and humidity, there is never a good time to have an air conditioner break down. Even a short wait for AC repairs can leave your home hot, sticky, and uncomfortable. To possibly save some time and money, consider doing a bit of AC troubleshooting yourself. Here are a few tips that can help: Check your thermostat settings: Thermostats can easily be reset, or they may lose their settings if their batteries die. Ensure the thermostat has power, change the batteries if necessary, and verify that it is set to “cooling” mode with the fan set to...

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Give Your AC a Helping Hand: Tips to Keep Your Home Cool

July 23, 2021

When summer strikes, there isn’t much that offers more relief than a cool, comfortable home. To achieve this, it’s important to keep a range of tips and tricks in mind that will play a crucial role in the temperature and feel of your home throughout the season, all the while implementing eco-friendly and money-saving practices anyone can benefit from. Below, we’ve laid out a few tips and tricks that we encourage you to practice each summer. Close Your Blinds One of the easiest steps you can take to create a cool environment during the summer is reducing the heat that...

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8 Air Conditioner Myths That Could Be Losing You Money

July 23, 2021

Even if you enjoy West Palm Beach’s steamy climate, there’s just nothing like a cold, high-performing air conditioner on a hot summer day. When the temperatures start to rise this summer, many homeowners will be searching for ways to lower their energy bills. But before you make any changes around the home, let’s dismantle a few air conditioning myths that are costing you time and money ― and uncover the truth so that you can save energy and money. Myth #1: Turning Off Your AC When You Leave Home Will Save You Money With over 45 years of experience in...

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Repair vs Replace: At What Point Should You Replace Your System?

October 17, 2019

Even the best-engineered air conditioning system will only last between 15 and 25 years. How will you know when it’s time to repair or replace your system? Here are some signs to look out for. 1. Unusual Sounds Clunking, squealing or grinding sounds are a sign that something’s seriously amiss with your motor, your fan or your blower. Those types of repairs can be very expensive. If the cost of those repairs comes to more than half the cost of a new AC and your current system is more than a decade old, it’s probably wise to think about getting...

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Warning Signs You Need an AC Replacement

August 15, 2019

The time may be coming up for an AC replacement. Below are a few signs that would indicate that such a time has come. If you respond by having a professional come over and inspect the system, then you’re bound to get an honest recommendation about your next course of action. 1. The Age of the System Packaged units and heat pumps have a life span of 10 to 15 years. This will vary, of course, based on the level of care that, up until then, the unit has received. If you never had yearly tune-ups done, then its life...

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Changing Air Filters: Simple But Crucial to Your AC

August 5, 2019

Although you can’t complete all of the necessary AC maintenance tasks on your own, you can change your air filters. How often the air filter needs replaced depends on what make and model you have. However, you should stay on top of air filter changes because it helps maintain proper airflow, keeps air cold, prevents high energy bills and removes pollutants from the air. Maintain Proper Airflow You can prevent AC airflow problems by changing the air filter as needed, even if you don’t think it’s dirty when it comes time for a replacement. The cooling unit will struggle to...

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