Facemyer Air Conditioning and Heating Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

How to Find Better Local Air Conditioner Installers in Orlando

Monday, June 5th, 2023
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Finding the right air conditioning installation in Orlando, FL doesn’t have to be a chore. In fact, there’s a very linear process to it all. If you’re ready to install an air conditioner in your home, or replace an old one for that matter, this is what you need to look at while browsing for local contractors.

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The 50% Repair Vs Replacement Rule for Your Air Conditioner

Monday, May 22nd, 2023

Your air conditioner endures a lot of stress, a ton of wear and tear, but it still trucks through all the repairs and comes out on the other end. But how much are you paying in repairs? Do you think it’s just time to replace it instead? That’s what we’re going to help you find out.

Getting AC repair in Oviedo, FL is great when your air conditioner is on the newer side, but as your AC ages, it loses efficiency. We’re going to help you figure out if it’s too far gone and you’re wasting money on repairs, or if that old air conditioner still has some life left to give.

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How AC Maintenance Can Prevent These Awful AC Sounds

Monday, April 24th, 2023
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Your air conditioner is fairly quiet. It’s just doing its thing, making the house cool, and not bothering anyone in the process. But all it takes is a lack of maintenance schedule and proper planning to throw it into disrepair.

Without air conditioning maintenance in Winter Park, FL, your AC will show signs of trouble, and most often it’ll be done through sound. 

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This is How Important Air Filters Are for Your AC

Monday, April 10th, 2023
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Your air conditioner is meant to provide you with cool air above all else, but there’s an added benefit when you run your AC: it also improves your indoor air quality.

AC repair in Longwood, FL also includes taking care of your air filter. The thing is, it’s something you should already be doing in your home every 30-60 days to maintain optimal performance.

But why is it like this? How come you have to be the one to do it instead of leaving it for annual maintenance?

The air intake on your air conditioner needs more attention and care than the components that benefit from annual maintenance, and there are a few good reasons why.

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What to Expect During AC Installation

Monday, March 27th, 2023
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Installing a new air conditioner is a big task. With the right AC installation in Oviedo, FL from certified technicians, it doesn’t have to be a headache–in fact, it can be a fairly streamlined process. That is, depending on a few things.

It would be nice if we could diagnose your needs and tell you it’s going to be a quick installation all through this blog post, but sadly, there’s always room for problems to come up during installation. These can range from ductwork problems to not having ductwork at all, having to remove part of the wall to install ductless units–the list goes on and on. For most air conditioner installations however, this is what you can expect.

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This Common Piece of AC Advice Is Totally Wrong

Monday, March 13th, 2023
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We live in an information-packed society, where we can access a world of data from professionals with only a few keystrokes.

We can also access a world of rumor, hearsay, and urban legends with those same keystrokes, and telling apart legitimate information from “stuff somebody wrote on the internet” can be tricky.

The experts have a place to speak, but false information also has room to continue to propagate.

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The Heat Is Already Here, So Get Your AC Ready With Maintenance

Monday, February 27th, 2023
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It’s the end of February as we’re writing this, and the weather outdoors is in the upper 80s. That’s Florida for you.

Almost a full month from the official first day of spring and we’re in the middle of summer temperatures.

This weather is a good reason to bring up one of the most important HVAC topics of any year: scheduling professional air conditioning maintenance.

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It Might Be Time to Retire Your AC

Monday, 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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The True Cost of AC Repair

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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