The A/C Guy of Tampa Bay Inc Blog: Archive for October, 2017

Why Air Ducts Are So Important to Home Comfort

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

duct-installationWhen an air conditioner is not working properly, or not cooling down the room as much as you’d like, you assume the issue exists within the system. A broken fan motor, low refrigerant levels, or failing electrical components are likely responsible, but these also may not be the only contributors to your discomfort.

When you notice that your air conditioner just does not seem to live up to its potential, you shouldn’t pass it off as just being a quirk of your older system or perhaps a problem with the thermostat. Most likely, there is a problem within the air ducts, and this is something you should address (with the help of qualified technicians).

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The Dangers of a Leaky Condensate Drain in Your Air Conditioner

Monday, October 9th, 2017

water-drop-threeLeaks around the home are often a big deal. If you notice a roof leak in the middle of a rainstorm, you might go running to the neighbor’s house to borrow a tarp and frantically search through the phone book for an available roofer. When a leak springs from a pipe, you put down buckets and call a plumber as soon as you can. These leaks can do a lot of damage, no question, but it’s easy to catch them early on.

The leaks that end up doing the most damage tend to be those you cannot see. The one that concerns our business is a leak from the condensate drain of an air conditioner. This is a huge concern in a humid area like ours, so it’s important to keep track of any potential signs of a leak and call in technicians ASAP.

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