The A/C Guy of Tampa Bay Inc Blog: Archive for January, 2018

Common Problems with Florida Heaters

Monday, January 29th, 2018

took-box-and-toolsUnfortunately, air conditioning troubles are a part of life for many local residents—especially if your air conditioner is older than 10 years. We use our AC systems a lot in Florida, so breakdowns, while an annoyance, do not come as any particular surprise.

Your heater, on the other hand, probably does not see a lot of use over the years. That’s why it can be so surprising—even confusing—when a problem comes up with your heater. Despite the amount of use they get, however, our technicians will repair quite a few heaters this season. Find out what happens to Florida heating systems in today’s guide.

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An Air Conditioning Problem You May Not Expect

Monday, January 15th, 2018

technician-hand-vent-ac-filterWhen an air conditioner won’t work properly, people often assume what they know to be common air conditioning problems. They may ask us, “Does it just need more refrigerant?” Or, “Is the thermostat broken?” We should let you know, before we move on, that while refrigerant leaks are common, simply refilling the refrigerant is rarely a solution. You must seal the leaks, too.

Otherwise, the thermostat is rarely the problem when the air conditioner completely struggles to run as intended, and we must look to components inside the system. We may have to do a bit of detective work to determine what went wrong, and often we find it’s the same culprit: the air filter.

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Why Won’t Your Heater Turn On?

Monday, January 1st, 2018

cold-man-shiversIn Tampa, we don’t get a lot of use out of our heaters. For most of the year, the “heat” setting on the thermostat remains untouched, and our heating systems get a long rest. So when we do find ourselves in need of heating, it’s a big surprise if the unit won’t seem to kick on.

What’s wrong with your heating system? It could be a case of human error. Or, depending on the type of heater you have, you might have components that need replacement. Of course, an older heater might be in need of replacement—but a qualified company will always check for a possibility of repairs first and foremost. For more information about what may be going on, read further and then call our friendly team.

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