Category Archives: Air Conditioning

Do I Need a Dehumidifier in Florida

Do I Need a Dehumidifier in Florida?

There are many wonderful things about living in Florida. Humidity isn’t necessarily one of them. It makes the heat feel even more oppressive. It makes your skin feel sticky. It puts a lot of people in a bad mood. And all of these issues are exacerbated if you feel this way when you’re inside your home. If Read more…

Signs of High Humidity in Home

Signs of High Humidity in Your Home

One of the things people notice about Florida is the humidity. As soon as anyone flies in from the North and steps out of baggage claim it can feel like walking directly into a sauna. And while tourists can cool down with a frosty beer and a dip in the ocean, those of us who Read more…

how long should ac run to cool house

How Long Should My AC Run to Cool the House?

Admit it: The air conditioner is one of your favorite things about your home. Chances are that it’s also one of the preferred features for everyone in your family. Even if you don’t actively think about it, when push comes to shove, you realize that, hey, it’s true! How Long Should It Take for the Read more…

How To Tell If Your Thermostat Is Bad Or Broken

How To Tell If Your Thermostat Is Bad Or Broken

It feels warm in the house, so you adjust the temperature on the thermostat. You wait for the cool air, but even after several minutes, there’s no change in your home’s temperature. Before you start to panic over a broken AC, take a look at your thermostat. You may have a thermostat issue if adjusting Read more…

Why Are My Air Conditioner Filters Turning Black

Why Are My Air Conditioner Filters Turning Black?

You already understand the importance of changing your air filters regularly. And you’ve been doing just that! But despite your efforts, you still have a black air filter.  A clean air filter removes dust, dirt and other debris from your home. So needless to say, it’s a key component of your AC system. 3 Reasons Read more…

Air Conditioner Smells Bad When Turned On

Air Conditioner Smells Bad When Turned On

The last thing you need when you get home after a long day at work is to realize that your air conditioner is stinking up your house. If you’re reading this blog because this is happening to you, pay close attention to what the AC smells like in order to help narrow down what the Read more…

How to Quiet a Noisy Air Conditioner

How to Quiet a Noisy Air Conditioner

No matter where you’re from or what you do for a living most people want to come home to a peaceful environment and not to a noisy air conditioner. Yet at some point, your AC will need some maintenance and might make a lot of noise to get your attention. Below is an overview of Read more…

Should I Leave My AC on for My Pets

Should I Leave My AC on for My Pets?

If you have pets, you probably treat them as though they’re part of the family. Gone are the days when people thought of them as an inferior companion who spent most of the time outside. Now, they sleep inside, they cuddle with us, they are our babies. However, they are also happy to do things Read more…

Does a Dehumidifier Cool a Room

Does a Dehumidifier Cool a Room?

Despite their many benefits, dehumidifiers do not cool down a room. Living in Florida, we’re no strangers to humidity. It’s just a part of life that comes with living where everyone else vacations. However, that doesn’t mean we’ve made peace with it. If anything, Floridians are constantly looking for ways to diminish exposure to humid Read more…

Return Air Vent Purpose

What Is the Purpose of a Return Air Vent?

Quick! How many types of air filters are there? How often should you replace your drip pan? Do you know how to unbend your AC coils? HVAC professionals aside, most people don’t know a great deal about how their heating and air conditioning systems work. They know that they can switch from heating to cooling, Read more…