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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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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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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Air Conditioner Lifespan

Average Lifespan of an Air Conditioning Unit

Buying a home is a really exciting life event. It’s huge. But there are so many things to worry about too, and sometimes it can be hard to know if the home’s 15-year old AC unit is too old. Before you know it you’ve closed and your well-intentioned but misinformed friend is saying that an […]

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HVAC vs AC

Difference Between HVAC and AC

When you buy a home, you encounter a ton of new words and acronyms. HVAC and AC are two of those. Well, you’ve probably already heard “AC” before, but maybe not HVAC. Even if you had heard of both before, you might not know the difference between HVAC and AC. If that’s the case, you’d […]

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AC Short Cycling

Air Conditioner Short Cycling

If you’ve found yourself here, perhaps it’s because your air conditioning system is always kicking on and off and you’re not sure why. If this sounds familiar, your air conditioning system is likely short cycling. Short cycling is simply when your air conditioning system completes a cycle too quickly, which is caused by an underlying […]

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AC Leaking Water

AC Leaking Water

We get a lot of questions from Florida homeowners, but one of the most common questions we get is why their air conditioning system is leaking water into their home. This can occur for a few different reasons. Fortunately, most are an easy fix. What Causes Water to Form in My AC System? There’s a […]

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Water Dripping From AC Vent

Water Dripping From AC Vent

Water dripping from anywhere it shouldn’t is never a good sign. Mold growth, inflated utility bills, drywall and paint damage, are only a few of the problems accompanying water leaking from an air conditioning vent in the ceiling. Thankfully, there are a few ways to troubleshoot the leak and fix the problem before it causes […]

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