Blog — Air Conditioning Repair

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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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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Buying A New Home? Check the HVAC System

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Buying A New Home? Check the HVAC System

You’ve gone through countless property listing websites, visited many homes, and after an agonizing search, you’ve finally discovered a beautiful place tucked away in a quiet neighborhood—and it’s near the right amenities. But before you breathe a sigh of relief and start preparing an offer, there is one thing you could be forgetting: A HVAC inspection. Knowing that around 6 out of 10 homeowners don’t work with an HVAC technician to perform routine maintenance on the AC unit, you need to confirm that the cooling and heating system of the home you’re about to buy is in pristine condition. An...

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Why Should I Use A Licensed & Insured HVAC Contractor?

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Why Should I Use A Licensed & Insured HVAC Contractor?

When something breaks in our home, we tend to consider three quick and inexpensive options: Do it yourself, call a handy friend, or find the local handyman. But there is one thing we forget—some fixes require special training, skills, and tools. And one critical component of your home you can’t afford to skimp on is your HVAC system. Whether you need to replace air filters, service a noisy AC, clean the air ducts, or get the annual tune-up, you need to partner with an HVAC technician who has legitimate credentials. Here’s why you should always hire a fully licensed and...

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10 Common Air Conditioner Problems

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10 Common Air Conditioner Problems

9 out of 10 households in the US have air conditioning of some sort. In Florida, we rely heavily on our AC units, thanks to the sweltering temperatures. And if your air conditioning happens to break down in the middle of a hot day, life can get pretty unbearable.  So, if you are looking to keep your indoors cool and your family comfortable, you need to be aware of the common issues that plague AC systems.   It Won’t Cool Your Home Your AC unit has always served you diligently, but lately, it’s not doing the job right. If it...

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