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What Will Extend the Life of my Air Conditioner?

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What Will Extend the Life of my Air Conditioner?

An air conditioner is a major home investment for sure. After paying somewhere between $3,000 and $12,000 for a new AC unit, you'll want to do everything possible to ensure that it lives up to its fullest potential. But is there a way to extend the lifespan of an air conditioning system? Yes, but only if you proactively take care of it.  Keep reading to learn how you can extend the lifespan of your AC.   First, what’s the Lifespan of an Air Conditioner? The average life of a well-maintained air conditioner is 10 to 15 years. But proactive care...

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How to Protect Your AC System from Storms

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How to Protect Your AC System from Storms

Hurricane season, which runs from June through November, can have devastating consequences on your air conditioner if it catches you unprepared. While your AC unit is sturdy, it’s still susceptible to damage from high winds, torrential rain, lightning, and all the debris that flies around when a storm hits. So, as you start boarding up your windows and moving outdoor furniture inside, use these smart steps to protect your AC system from storms. And don’t forget to consult an experienced Florida air conditioning professional to get more advice regarding storms.   Consider Installing a Surge Protector  During a storm, lightning...

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Why You Should Avoid DIY AC Repairs

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Why You Should Avoid DIY AC Repairs

A successful DIY repair has a way of putting a smile on one's face. It helps you acquire new skills, save money, and makes you feel proud of yourself. However, some jobs around our homes are best left to the professionals no matter how confident you are. So, if you're facing the dilemma of whether to tackle an AC repair on your own or hire a professional AC technician to do it for you, stop and think again. Simply put, performing an air conditioner repair requires advanced skills and extensive knowledge, and experimenting with your unit is a bad idea...

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What is an AC Maintenance Agreement and What Comes With It?

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What is an AC Maintenance Agreement and What Comes With It?

Much like a car needs regular maintenance to ensure that it operates efficiently, your air conditioning unit needs scheduled tune-ups to deliver the desired comfort levels, lower your power bills and extend its lifespan. But instead of paying for individual tune-up visits and repairs, you can get a maintenance agreement for your air conditioning system.  So, what exactly is an AC maintenance agreement? And what should you know about them? Read on to discover. What is an AC Maintenance Agreement? An air conditioning maintenance agreement is an agreement between a homeowner and an AC company, in which the service provider...

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HVAC Care For Pet Owners

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HVAC Care For Pet Owners

Our furry friends give us companionship, make us feel happier, and their playfulness keeps us active and fit. However, these beloved members of our family can innocently affect your indoor air quality. Your dogs or cats hair and dander can clog your filter, overwork the HVAC unit, and affect its ability to freshen up indoor air. And if you have allergies, the hair and dander floating around your home can trigger some serious reactions. But this doesn’t mean you have to lock out your pets. Instead, use the following steps to protect your health and your HVAC system while still...

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