The A/C Guy of Tampa Bay Inc. Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Celebrating 15 Years With Savings!

Monday, May 27th, 2024

We’re happy to celebrate the AC Guy’s 15 years in the business with some excellent deals. But more importantly, we’d like to talk a little bit about how we got here.

It takes a lot of hard work and dedication for a company to stay active and doing good work for as long as we have. Even through a global pandemic and some other difficult times, we’re happy to say that our customers still continue to trust us, and our technicians continue to do excellent work. To celebrate, we’re offering an entry into a chance to win a FREE AC installation with each system install, that you can gift to a family member, friend, or practically anyone. Keep reading to learn more and make sure you schedule your AC installation in Tampa, FL today.

But what specifically separates the AC Guy of Tampa Bay from other reputable HVAC companies in the area? Well, let’s talk about it!

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5 Signs Your Air Conditioner Needs Repair

Monday, April 15th, 2024

Getting repairs done right away when your air conditioner has a problem can be the difference between a quick fix and a costly repair. Letting an AC unit struggle can even shorten the lifespan of the whole system by straining the compressor! How can you tell that it’s time for air conditioner repair? Here are some signs to keep an eye—or an ear—out for.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Making a Dripping Sound?

Monday, April 1st, 2024

During normal operation, your air conditioner will definitely make noise. But the sounds you hear should be steady and consistent. The compressor will hum and the fan will whirr. Any other sounds, especially anything loud or sudden, are definitely cause for concern. When you notice an out-of-the-ordinary sound coming from your air conditioner, it’s time for AC repair.

But what about the sound of dripping? It’s not sudden, loud, or alarming. It’s not the sound of mechanical parts grinding together. Is it a problem? We’ll tell you all about the ways your air conditioner might make a dripping sound and how to determine whether you’ve got a problem that needs repair.

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It’s Time to Schedule AC Maintenance

Monday, March 18th, 2024

It’s getting warmer and warmer out there! Are you prepared for when the heat really hits? One of the most important things you can do to get ready for summer is schedule AC maintenance. You’ll be relying on your air conditioner quite heavily for months, and you want to start the season with it in tip-top shape.

While you might be aware that air conditioner maintenance is recommended, you might not know much about what that service includes or how it helps your air conditioner. We’d like to give you some information about AC maintenance and its many benefits.

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Are Your Home’s Ducts Costing You Cash?

Monday, February 5th, 2024

It’s been about fifty years since newly invented central air conditioners became extremely popular. Of course, in our area, they gained popularity due to the climate. And these new systems required ductwork to distribute the cooled air throughout the home. This means that for half a century, newly-constructed homes have been built with ducts.

This system is fantastic, but nothing lasts forever, and nothing is completely indestructible. Ductwork can be damaged by anything from rodents to accidents during home renovations, and they can deteriorate simply from the forces of time. Leaks in ductwork are shockingly common and can cause a wide variety of problems, including wasted energy and high utility bills. Here’s what you should know.

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How Often Do You Need Duct Repairs?

Monday, December 11th, 2023

When you think about getting your HVAC system repaired, you probably think of the condenser coil, maybe unclogging the drain line, or fixing a refrigerant leak. Ductwork is out of sight and out of mind, yet it requires repairs from time to time just like the rest of your HVAC system does. The question is: how often should you expect to fix your ducts?

We’ve handled plenty of AC duct repair in Tampa over the years, and we can confidently say that there’s an average timeline where you should schedule duct testing, sealing, and repairs. Here’s what you need to know.

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Run Through This Checklist Before Calling for AC Repair

Monday, November 13th, 2023

Your air conditioner isn’t behaving, but before you jump to the phone and make a call, let’s walk through a few things you can check to see if it’s an easily fixable problem or not. Either way, we’re here for air conditioning repair in Tampa, but if you can fix your problem and save a few bucks in the process, then why not? Here’s what you need to do.

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AC Riddled With a Dripping Noise? Here’s How to Stop it

Monday, October 2nd, 2023

Your AC usually blends into the background. You barely notice that it’s on, and that’s the way it should be. But now something new has popped up: this frustrating dripping noise that’s simply driving you mad, and makes you wonder if something bigger is happening with your AC.

So let’s look at how to stop dripping noises from your air conditioner so you can get back to enjoying your peace, and make sure there’s nothing seriously wrong with your air conditioner.

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What Counts as an AC Emergency?

Wednesday, August 16th, 2023

Your AC isn’t working as intended, but is it an emergency, or can you wait it out for your HVAC technician to get there? Emergency calls often take priority, but you want to make sure you classify the problem that you’re calling about with accuracy.

When you get AC repair in Tampa, it can often feel like an emergency because of the heat and humidity. After all, if it’s in the middle of a heat wave, it’s as close to an emergency as you can get. Let’s talk about what constitutes an air conditioning repair emergency.

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4 Possible Reasons Your Condensate Drain Line Is Leaking

Monday, July 24th, 2023

Your condensate line is pretty important for your air conditioner. It’s used to efficiently remove water that your HVAC system dispels. But when your drain lines start leaking, you run into a big problem.

Condensate drain line leaking means water can drain into the wrong place, cause backups, or cause water to pool up around the foundation of your home instead. We don’t want any of that to happen, so let’s take a look at four reasons your line is leaking and what to do.

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