AC Drain Line Clogged

AC Drain Line Clogged

When it comes to taking care of your air conditioner, so many factors come into play: installing the thermostat on an inside wall, changing the air filters regularly, unclogging the drain lines. It’s almost like having an HVAC side job (side note: If you hire an HVAC professional to do these things for you every […]

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How to Save Energy in the Summer

How to Save Energy in the Summer

Climate Design has been in the HVAC and plumbing business in the Tampa Bay area for over 40 years. Throughout that time, we have consistently helped customers save money by reducing the amount of energy that they use in Florida’s deadly summers, mild winters and everything in between. We do this through an extensive checklist […]

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How to Replace AC Filter

How to Replace AC Filter

The importance of regularly changing your air conditioner’s filter cannot be overstated. If you change the filter once every few months, your AC unit will live considerably longer. Much like a car engine, maintained air conditioners live longer and work more efficiently, which will save you money on your energy and repair bills. Newer filters […]

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Why Are My AC Filters Turning Black

Why Are My AC Filters Turning Black?

You’ve been around the block several times to know that proper maintenance for your air conditioner includes changing the filters frequently. You’ve already discovered the perfect timing to do so. You pride yourself on being so responsible about it. So why, pray tell, are they always black when you switch them? Isn’t the whole point […]

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AC Not Blowing Cold Air

AC Not Blowing Cold Air

Living in Florida, we love to boast about our white sand beaches, eternal summers, and being the place where Margaritaville dreams are made. And it’s true. We have so many great things that make the Sunshine State a wonderful place to call home. That said, it would be foolish to try to deny the fact […]

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AC Freezing Up

AC Freezing Up

Summer in Florida feels like being eternally simmered in the hottest, mistiest, most uncomfortable soup in the most humid climate on the entire planet. You sweat like you just ran a marathon wearing a tracksuit, you’re hotter than the black tar on the Clearwater Beach parking lot at noon, in the middle of July. You […]

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Air Conditioning Noises

Air Conditioning Noises

Like the peaceful sound of rolling ocean waves or a glistening waterfall in the distance, most air conditioners make a gentle wooshing sound when operating. OK … so, maybe your AC isn’t quite so tranquil, but it should be fairly quiet. If your air conditioner begins making unusual noises, it’s usually the sign of a […]

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Heater Smells Like Burning

Heater Smells Like Burning

Life has so many To-Do lists, it can sometimes feel overwhelming. Buying groceries, paying bills on time, making sure the kids do their homework, preparing a work presentation. So it’s completely understandable to groan in frustration if you turn on your heater, only to realize that it smells like it’s burning. One more thing to […]

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AC Smells Bad When Turned On

If you’ve ever turned on your air conditioner on a hot and humid Florida day only to be greeted with a bad smell wafting from the air vents, we feel your pain. No matter where you go in your house there is no escape. That potent odor follows you around as it wafts through your […]

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How to Fix a Broken Toilet Chain

How to Fix a Broken Toilet Chain

Is your toilet not flushing? Having to deal with a broken john will put a damper on anyone’s day. This is especially the case if you just used it, or if you only have one bathroom at home and everyone is freaking out over it not working properly. Fortunately, some toilet issues can be solved […]

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How to Fix Low Water Level in a Toilet Bowl

How to Fix Low Water Level in a Toilet Bowl

Whether you like to admit it or not, your toilet is probably one of your favorite features of your home. It’s practical, it keeps your home in sanitary conditions, and it allows you to do your business in a relatively comfortable position. However, if the water levels in your toilet bowl are low, flushing is […]

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