,There has been a lot in the news lately about how ultraviolet (UV) lights can kill viruses and bacteria. Studies have shown that low intensity of UV light can improve air quality and kill airborne allergens, dangerous microbes, mold spores, viruses, and bacteria. This is especially true in hot and humid climates such as Polk and Highland Counties in Central Florida. Some HVAC companies offer the service to install an HVAC UV light in your HVAC system’s air handler to improve the air quality in your home. Read more “How HVAC UV Lights Improve Indoor Air Quality and Kill Allergens and Airborne Viruses”
The COVID-19 pandemic has reached a point where most people are quarantined at home. For this reason, indoor air quality is more important than ever.
Although preventing COVID-19 from spreading is the goal, it’s still not the only illness that can cause respiratory issues. Your HVAC unit is what heats and cools your home, however, when not maintained properly, they can also cause serious respiratory illness.
Here’s what you need to know about the Coronavirus and HVAC units. Read more “What You Should Know About The Coronavirus And Your HVAC”
Hot summers in Polk and Highland county always have homeowners operating their central air-conditioning systems to stay cool. High utility bills usually come along with the unit running. There are several ways you can help keep those costs down. Read more “Methods to Save Money on Air Conditioning in Central Florida”
Advantages, Upkeep, Maintenance, and More
Your HVAC system plays a valuable role in keeping your home fresh and comfortable all seasons of the year. If you’ve lived in Florida for any amount of time, you understand how oppressive the heat and humidity can become.
The term HVAC is the acronym for “heating, ventilation, and air conditioning.” While heating and cooling systems are both referred to as HVAC in general terms. Some types of HVAC systems don’t have integrated air conditioning capabilities built-in by default. Read more “What Is an HVAC System?”
Even well-maintained HVAC systems can run into issues, some of which are easy fixes. However, when your unit won’t come on or turn off, it’s considered an emergency. But not everyone knows the difference between a regular service call and when to call for emergency help. Read more “When To Call An HVAC Emergency Service?”
In searching for a reliable air conditioning repair service provider, it’s important that you do your homework. You cannot trust all HVAC companies. If you are hiring one for the first time, knowing what to expect from the company will save you from getting scammed.
An efficient programmable thermostat is essential in getting your air conditioner to work as it is a piece of machinery that is responsible for adjusting the temperature of your unit. However, just like other things, your thermostat will not last forever. Even if you have done your best to keep it well-maintained, it will soon show signs it needs to be replaced. Without an efficient thermostat, you will end up with a hot living space. This is an unpleasant scenario, especially during summer months where you need your air conditioner the most. If you do not want to find yourself stuck in a worn thermostat in the middle of the night, heed these warning signs.
Savvy consumers prefer a quieter air conditioning unit not only to have a good night’s sleep, but also to have a more efficient cooling system. The noise levels of these air conditioners are below 55 decibels. So if your unit has been making a sound lately, it means your AC is not in working order. It’s a sign that your unit needs immediate repair or upgrade. The strange noises coming from your air conditioner is an indicator of a serious problem, especially for older units. You cannot afford to ignore a minor problem as it can turn into a costly repair. Worse, you may end up replacing your unit if the problem cannot be fixed immediately. It is important that you call an AC repair technician to determine the source of the problem. Find out if your HVAC system is making one of these following noises:
Read more “Air Conditioning Unit Noises: Find Out What They Mean”
Summer in Florida will require you to set proper thermostat settings, so your home remains at the right temperature. However, not everyone is aware of the correct thermostat settings that make your indoor environment comfortable. Being aware of these settings will help you maintain your home at a comfortable temperature while preventing putting a strain on your air conditioning.
Read more “Beat The Heat: The Best Aircon Thermostat Settings For Summer In Florida”
It’s the time of year when you start obsessing over the pollen count. Even when you stay indoors, your allergies still flare up. Fortunately, with some simple steps, you can get allergy relief with the help of your air conditioner.
Read more “7 Ways to Combat the Pollen Count Inside Your Home”