Category Archives: Air Conditioning

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7 Ways Sunlight and Rain Impact Your Mood

One short month before summer is officially upon us. However, in Clearwater, St. Petersburg and Tampa Bay, Fla., it feels as if summer is already in full force. And with summer in West Central Florida also comes plenty of rain. According to Dr. Vinita Mehta PhD., of Psychology Today, sunlight largely affects the way we Read more…

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Beat the Heat (and Save on AC Expenses!)

5 Tips to Beat the Heat and Bust High Energy Bills Spring and Summer in Clearwater, St. Petersburg and the larger Tampa Bay area means relentless air conditioning and high energy bills. Fortunately, Blair’s has five simple tips to help you keep your cool through warmer weather without breaking the bank. Need AC Repair or Read more…

Bad AC Capacitor Symptoms

Bad AC Capacitor Symptoms

Homeowners can resolve some air conditioning problems with a quick DIY fix or repair. However, when it comes to a failed AC capacitor, your home’s HVAC system will need professional attention. How can you tell if your air conditioner’s capacitor is bad or experiencing failure? Here are four common symptoms of a bad AC capacitor. Read more…

The Complete Guide to Refrigerants

The Complete Guide to Refrigerants

Refrigerants 101 While you may not understand exactly what refrigerants are, you should know they are an essential component to the function of your home or office’s HVAC system. So, what is a refrigerant? It is a chemical fluid that allows efficient heat exchange in a refrigerator or HVAC system. In short, it is what is Read more…

Electricity-Free AC: A Thing of the Future?

Electricity-Free AC: A Thing of the Future?

Air conditioning can contribute to high residential energy bills. This is especially true in Florida households, which use four times as much energy as the average U.S. household when it comes to cooling. However, the same innovative spirit that led to the birth of modern air conditioning could help discover an electricity-free solution in the Read more…

AC Alternatives for an Older Florida Home

AC Alternatives for an Older Florida Home

Older homes are beautiful and rich with history, but keeping them cool during summer months can feel like an absolute nightmare. Without ductwork, regular central air conditioning may not even be an option. What can owners of older homes do to keep from having to sweat through the summer? Here are a few helpful AC Read more…