Monthly Archives: August, 2015

5 Examples of Cooling Overkill

5 Examples of Cooling Overkill

Are You Overusing Your Air Conditioner? Now that we are in the midst of summer, edging on humid autumn, cranking up the AC seems like a pretty good idea. After all, who wants to bake in their own home? Keeping a low temperature on the thermostat causes the AC to run constantly. We all know Read more…

Should I Keep My AC on for My Pets?

Should I Keep My AC on for My Pets?

Our pets become part of our family. When we can’t be home with our animals, we want them to be safe and comfortable. The question has been asked: “Should I leave the air conditioner on for my pet when I am not home?” Yes, you should. Unlike humans, animals cannot leave your home for a Read more…

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5 Helpful Facts About Indoor Air Quality

Outdoor air pollution isn’t the only type of air problems we have to worry about constantly. Indoor air quality is an issue for many people for a variety of reasons. Here are a few resources you might find helpful in learning more about IAQ. 5 Informative Links on Indoor Air Quality 1. The U. S. Environmental Read more…

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What to Do When Your AC Quits

Few things cause as much annoyance and worry as a non-functional AC unit. You may think that you will have to suffer through it until help arrives, but there are certain steps you can take to limit damage and get your AC back faster. Limit the Damage The first thing you should do when your Read more…

Reasons to Schedule a Duct Cleaning

4 Reasons to Schedule Air Duct Cleaning

The ductwork for your home’s heating and cooling system is an integral part of the system. To keep your system running at its best, it needs to be regularly maintained. It is recommended that ductwork be cleaned and inspected every three to five years or as needed. Consider the following four reasons why you should Read more…

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3 Tips to Prevent Mold Growth

Mold and mildew can cause major problems if they are allowed to spread, especially when it comes to your central air conditioning system. Unfortunately, these microscopic organisms can grow quickly. Homeowners must be vigilant about preventing this. If mold and mildew grow inside the ducts of your air conditioning system, it can cause the AC Read more…

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8 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Winter

Even if you’re still enjoying the warm summer sun, colder months are around the corner. With cooler weather fast approaching, it’s a good idea to begin preparing your home and HVAC system now. Even Clearwater and Tampa Bay can get a bit chilly in the winter, so start making a list and checking it twice. Prepare Read more…

What SEER Rating Do I NEED for My Home?

What SEER Rating Do I NEED for My Home?

When the time comes to replace your home’s HVAC system with a new system, you might be curious about which model best fits your home and lifestyle. HVAC units are categorized by their SEER rating, or their seasonal energy efficiency ratio. The higher the number, the more efficient the system. However, more energy efficient models Read more…

How to Protect My Air Conditioner From Theft

How to Protect Your AC from Theft

You may be wondering why anyone would want to steal an AC unit. They’re pretty heavy to carry, making a quick getaway difficult, right? Theft still happens, though, and it’s pretty common. Aside from possibly needing an AC to call their own, most AC thieves are after the valuable copper in the unit. Here’s some Read more…

Quick Tips for Boosting Indoor Air Quality

6 Quick Tips for Boosting Indoor Air Quality

Importance of Indoor Air Quality Inside Your Home You probably spend the majority of your time inside your home, and to remain comfortable, it is vital to keep the air that is circulating through a building clean with these easy tips from Blair’s Air Conditioning and Heating. #1 Try Beautiful Houseplants Lush houseplants located throughout Read more…