It Might Be Time to Retire Your AC

December 5th, 2022

As the rest of the country starts to buckle down for a cold winter, we’re lucky enough to enjoy more sunshine and warm weather for at least the majority of days to come. Even with our chilly nights, we still depend on our air conditioners to help us sleep on particularly warm nights, and even to fight the humidity that can make our homes uncomfortable.

For our customers who may have older air conditioners, the time might be quickly approaching when you may want to have the system replaced by a newer, more energy-efficient AC. Especially with new SEER2 regulations on the horizon, this might be your chance to save big on an air conditioner that will keep you comfy in the future.

Let’s talk about ways to find out if your system is old and needs replacement, or if you just need AC repair in Lake Mary, FL.

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What Actually Happens During Heater Maintenance?

November 21st, 2022

It’s no secret that a lot of people are in financial trouble this year. With record-breaking inflation, as well as the cost of goods and services going up, people want to make sure they know where their money is going. We completely understand, and we’re not really in the business of convincing our customers to pay for anything they don’t need. So, usually the first thing to get scrutiny from customers on a budget is heater maintenance.

But the truth is that heater maintenance in Winter Park, FL is actually much more valuable than most people realize. In fact, depending on the type of heating system you have, it could help tremendously with the safety, comfort, and efficiency of your home, as long as it’s invested in yearly.

Keep in mind, the money you don’t spend on maintenance might be money spent later on early repairs or the energy required to run your inefficient and neglected heating system!

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The True Cost of AC Repair

November 7th, 2022

It’s been an unusually long cooling season this year, which means for anyone who spent the time and money to get their AC repaired or maintained, then you’re reaping the benefits. But sometimes these systems can run into problems that were unforeseen and you’ll need to contact a professional by searching online for “air conditioning repair near me.” After sifting around a little bit, you’ll likely find a reputable team (like ours) to handle your request and schedule an appointment.

However, the moment you start checking your bank account, things can get a little weird. How much is AC repair going to cost? Is it going to cost as much as your neighbor’s AC did to repair? Should you wait a few weeks to get it fixed, or perhaps you should hire the cheapest AC repair technician available?

These are all great questions and ones we’re going to answer today. You deserve the answers and they will help you tremendously when you start scheduling AC repair appointments.

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The SEER2 Update: Big Changes in 2023

October 24th, 2022

We’ve got a lot to talk about today. Not only are we going to talk about some ways you could save money in the coming year with a high-efficiency heat pump, but we’re also going to explain some of the big changes coming up with the Inflation Reduction Act. You might have heard about this on the news a little bit, but there are some huge provisions and industry-wide changes that are coming quickly to the HVAC industry.

While prices are going to sharply increase on new AC or heat pump installations due to the SEER2 regulation updates, there are also great tax credits and rebates that can help even out the costs and ensure you end up with the most energy-efficient HVAC system available. While you could keep your older AC throughout the next few years, you might end up spending more on pesky AC repairs in Oviedo, FL, where a new system would last for a decade or more.

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New SEER Requirements for an AC

October 10th, 2022

The new year is approaching, and for many of us that means some serious changes. Whether it’s getting into a different routine, or taking some well-deserved vacations, 2023 will be here faster than you think! This means that we need to talk about a very specific topic for our inquisitive customers, or customers that might be in the market for a new air conditioner. Systems are likely to become a lot more efficient and expensive come 2023.

Today, we’re going to be talking about SEER2, which is the new set of efficiency standards for modern air conditioning systems. All AC units are going to need to meet these new standards, so it’s important that you know what they are so you’re expecting the 30-50% price hike for air conditioning installations.

For residents in Sanford, FL, this change is going to be a big deal, and we’re going to tell you all about it.

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Tips for a Loose or Broken Component in Your AC

September 26th, 2022

It’s a quiet day and you’re relaxing reading a book and enjoying some air conditioning. In the moment, nothing could be better than this, until you hear the slight sound of “rattling” coming from your air vents. That rattling quickly turns into clanging and banging, and all of a sudden you’re worried about the state of your air conditioner. You shut the system down, but it’s a hot day and that’s just not an option when there’s an inclement heatwave or high humidity. What do you do?

Well, before you take your wrench and start opening the lid to your air conditioning system, we’d advise you read this blog or call our team. There are certain dos and don’ts when it comes to central air conditioning repair, and messing something up can be a big problem for customers down the line.

This might be a situation best left to the pros, as we’ll explain below!

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Now Is the Perfect Time for a Heat Pump

September 12th, 2022

Times have been tough for homeowners over the past few years. Many people have just forgotten about the idea of investing in a new, energy-efficient air conditioning system, mainly because there have been many other necessary expenses that needed to be dealt with first. From cars that needed to be replaced, to family events like weddings and baby showers, sometimes your air conditioner just needs to take a backseat.

However, now might be an opportunity to finally start looking at upgrading your HVAC system, and in our area there are some serious benefits to that. Both through federal and state programs, there are many ways to receive tax credits for investing in a heat pump system, and our climate seems to be the perfect one for this.

So, next time you’re confronted with AC service in Sanford, FL, and it seems to be so expensive that it warrants looking at replacements, then let us walk you through some of your options and additional ways to save!

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Don’t Delay, Seal Those Ducts Today!

August 15th, 2022

Ah, leaky ducts. One of the worst things that can happen to your brand-new air conditioner, aside from it breaking down completely. It can feel almost self-defeating to have a new air conditioning unit installed, only for all of that cool, conditioned air to leak into areas of your home where you can’t feel it. Air ducts are designed to transport the conditioned air through your home and into specific rooms, not have it leak all over the place and cause your energy bill to skyrocket.

Luckily, you don’t have to deal with this problem! We’re not talking about work that’s extensive as air duct replacement. In fact, we’re just talking about air duct sealing in Sanford, FL, a service that’s affordable, fast, and sometimes can be the answer you’re looking for.

Let’s talk about why you might want to get your air ducts sealed today!

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Your Thermostat Could Be the Source of Your Problem

August 1st, 2022

Have you ever tried to have a conversation with your air conditioner? Sometimes in the summer heat, people can be compelled to do some pretty wacky things, so we wouldn’t blame you! But the truth is that your air conditioner doesn’t really have the interface to communicate with people. It can’t really hear you, it can’t see you, and it definitely doesn’t have a place where you can type a message out for it. It’s just a big machine that’s meant to cool space–that’s it.

However, your thermostat can communicate with you. It’s sort of the translator between you and your air conditioner. So, it’s not entirely uncommon when investigating an AC repair in Lake Mary, FL to uncover an issue that’s sourced at the thermostat.

Are you convinced that your air conditioner isn’t working and you’re trying to locate the source of the problem? Then we’d like to talk about why it might be coming from your thermostat!

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What You Should Remember About a Broken-Down AC

July 18th, 2022

Did your air conditioner just sputter out and turn off? We urge homeowners not to panic when this happens, even when temperatures are high. Anxiety can lead to arguments among the family and some rash decisions, and mix those hot tempers with high temperatures and you’ve got a bad combination. Instead, rest assured knowing that there’s a team like ours that can help you when you need it. Take a second to call our team if you need an actionable step right now to fix your AC.

However, when it comes to air conditioning repair in Sanford, FL, there is something major that we want customers to remember. While the cost of repairs might be high and seem worth it, it might actually be better to replace the unit as a whole if there are certain problems plaguing the system. Keep reading to learn more about a broken-down AC.

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