Facemyer Air Conditioning and Heating Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Sanford’

Can You Recharge Refrigerant on Your Own?

Monday, January 17th, 2022

The short answer to this question is no, but we know that most of our smart customers won’t be satisfied by that. All it takes is one good look at an expensive air conditioning repair bill to send homeowners to consider a refrigerant recharge on their own. While we understand the sentiment, there’s a lot at stake and it might result in a more expensive bill down the line.

When considering AC repair in Sanford, FL, you need to take into account the future. Professional repairs will keep things functioning properly for the long term, while DIY repairs might not be able to last as long. Refrigerant is a chemical that requires extensive knowledge and technical expertise to recharge, otherwise you could see some problems with your AC and your personal health!

Read on to learn why recharging refrigerant on your own is never a good idea.

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What Comes Next in 2022?

Monday, December 20th, 2021

This year has been hectic, to say the least. Many of us are excited to grab some eggnog and sing some songs with the rest of the family as we take a break to be thankful. While this is happening, though, thinking about 2022 is unavoidable. We bet you’ve got a lot of projects that you’re ready to take on in the coming year, and you can’t wait to start planning them out and getting to work. We have a feeling that 2022 will be a good one for us and our community!

While we’re excited for you and what’s to come, we also want to be realistic. Some projects you take on might need a bit more professional attention than you might think. For instance, if you’re looking to expand your home with a new room, you’re also going to need to expand your heating in Sanford, FL. We can help!

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Holiday Season FAQ

Monday, December 6th, 2021

If you haven’t been able to tell yet, the holiday season is right around the corner. Folks are decorating palm trees with lights and ornaments, and you’ve probably got a whole month booked out with family dinners and gift-giving. As your local HVAC company in Sanford, FL, we’d like to wish you a warm holiday season and we hope that you spend as much quality time with those you love as possible.

One thing that does dampen our seasonal spirits is when homeowners think that HVAC service is going to be more expensive or difficult based on misinformation they read or heard somewhere. Tutorials are all over the web, so we can understand why you might think a DIY fix on your AC or heater is a good idea this year.

We’d like to dispel some notions about our business with a handy holiday FAQ!

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A New Thermostat Might Be a Great Upgrade for Your Home

Monday, November 22nd, 2021

Thermostats are a vital component of your HVAC system. They might seem like a small piece of a much larger puzzle, but the function they perform is way more important than homeowners might think. We often say that the thermostat is the “brain” of your HVAC system, because its responsibility is to interpret the information you input and instruct the HVAC system to perform appropriately.

So, today we’d like to evaluate which homes might be perfect for a thermostat upgrade. We’ll talk about what these newer and more improved smart / Wi-Fi thermostats can do, why they’re so sought after these days, and why your home could benefit from having one. Once you think your home qualifies for this kind of work, you can call our team for fast and effective thermostat services in Sanford, FL. We’ll always get the job done the way you want it!

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When Should You Get Your Compressor Repaired?

Monday, November 8th, 2021

For anyone out there who might be unfamiliar, the compressor is the central most important component of your air conditioner. While yes, many components are important to the cooling process, the compressor represents the heart of your AC unit and the component responsible for actually cooling the air in your home. Without this vital part, your air conditioner would just be one oversized fan!

Today, we’d like to talk a bit more about a question that homeowners often ask us. If you run into a problem with your air conditioner and it turns out that you need expensive AC repairs in Sanford, FL made on the compressor, is it worth it? Or should you just get your whole system replaced for the best long-term investment?

We appreciate how you’re thinking about this! But the answer might depend on a lot of different factors, and we’ll be getting into each of these down below.

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It’s Time to Switch From Cooling to Heating Mode

Monday, October 25th, 2021

We know that it’s not really heating season yet, but those chilly temperatures will creep up on us faster than a villain in a horror movie! For homeowners with heat pumps, this transition can be quick and easy from cooling to heating, but the only problem is that it has to be done manually. A heat pump isn’t going to know when it’s time to heat your home for the rest of the year, and it’s definitely not going to tell you when it’s supposed to switch. Homeowners need to know when to switch from cooling mode to heating mode, and today we’ll give you details on how.

Don’t forget that this could be the perfect opportunity to invest in heat pump repairs in Sanford, FL. If you notice that your heat pump isn’t switching from cooling mode to heating mode properly, then there might be room for improvement. Our team can help you with fast and reliable repairs—just call us!

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We Will Be Supporting Libby’s Legacy This October

Friday, October 1st, 2021

If you see our techs walking around with pink shirts and in high hopes, don’t be alarmed! We’re just showing our support for Breast Cancer Awareness by supporting an organization known as Libby’s Legacy. This organization has provided over 7,000 Breast Health services throughout Central Florida, and we’re hoping to break records this year with our support.

This October, we will be donating $10 for every service call and $100 for every system installation or replacement. This money will be going directly to provide breast health services to underserved women in Central Florida.

It’s time to make a difference! Now is the perfect time to call us for help with your HVAC needs, or if you’d like more information about the Libby’s Legacy Organization. We’re here to help!

Contact Facemyer Air Conditioning and Heating for the help you need. Exceeded Your Expectations With Comfort!

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We Have New Trane Systems in Stock!

Thursday, September 23rd, 2021

HVAC systems have been flying off the shelves recently due to a huge increase in demand. We’ve talked about it a lot on our blog. That being said, we’ve just gotten two new powerful Trane systems in our inventory for some lucky customers as they prepare for the fall!

Make sure you click below and head to our “contact us” page to submit a request for one of these systems and we’ll do our best to get you set up for success. Our team provides thorough installation of new systems, as well as the replacement of an old system so your home can be ready for the months ahead.

Click here to contact Facemyer Air Conditioning and Heating for your very own Trane system. Exceeding Your Expectations With Comfort.

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Is Your Compressor Failing?

Monday, September 13th, 2021

By now it’s probably common knowledge to homeowners that the compressor of their air conditioner is the most expensive component. Anytime you hear a professional tell you that the “compressor is shot and needs to be replaced,” you know you’re either in for a huge repair bill or it’s time to start planning for a system replacement. That being said, let’s take all of the stress and anxiety out of the equation for a second while we talk about how a compressor might fail.

When it comes to air conditioning repair in Sanford, FL, the compressor is probably the single most important component that you should know about. When looking at a malfunctioning air conditioner, or a system that’s starting to run into problems with efficiency, you should know what that means for the health and longevity of the unit’s compressor.

Let’s talk about compressors!

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Everything You Should Know About Short-Cycling

Monday, August 9th, 2021

Not only is short-cycling a problem that can be troubling for your air conditioning and your comfort, but it also could be the reason for an early replacement. Short-cycling is an insidious problem that not enough homeowners know about, and those that do are convinced that they need a professional on-hand to fix it when it happens.

It doesn’t matter if you’re an industry veteran who is a master of detecting a short-cycling AC, or if you’ve never heard that term before but you’re intrigued, we’ve got you covered. This is going to be a guide that will help homeowners learn about the intricacies of short-cycling—what it means, what causes it, and why you should always get it fixed. Then you can always call us for more information on AC repair in Sanford, FL.

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