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

Why Replace Those Window ACs—And What Can Replace Them

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

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The window air conditioner was an amazing invention when it first appeared in the 1950s. For the first time, homes had affordable options for mechanical cooling. Central air conditioners were too expensive and most houses didn’t have the space for the ductwork necessary.

Central cooling systems have come a long way in sixty years. They’re less expensive and modern homes are designed with them in mind. But if you live in an older house or one that wasn’t built with ductwork, you’re probably still depending on window air conditioners for keeping your summer cool.

We’d like to help change that! Window ACs may work for an apartment, but your larger home deserves something better.

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Check Your AC Early: Does It Need Repairs?

Monday, April 8th, 2019

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Air conditioning season starts early in Tampa Bay. There’s a good argument that it never actually stops, but spring is the time when air conditioners really rev up and put in the heavy work.

So as your air conditioning system begins the long job of cooling your house down through another hot middle of the year, take some time to make sure it doesn’t have repair needs. There are small signs that might appear at this time warning you to call for air conditioning repair in Tampa, FL.

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Spring Comes Early Here: Time for Annual AC Maintenance

Monday, February 25th, 2019

air-conditioning-maintenance-technician-checks-mainfoldWe’re already experiencing the warm days of an early spring in the Tampa Bay area, although we can still expect cooler rainy days. If you’ve lived here for even a single year, you already know how early the weather can turn warm and humid—the summer temperatures are never that far away.

This climate is why we always stress our customers to arrange for air conditioning maintenance in Palm Harbor, FL early. March is one of the best months—the AC will be prepped in time for the major heat, but it’s also a period when our HVAC technicians have more flexible schedules to provide installation and maintenance work.

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What’s That Moldy Smell Coming From My Home’s Air Vents?

Monday, January 14th, 2019

girl-pinching-noseEverybody wants their home to smell pleasant, not just for guests but for their own enjoyment. And there are few things less pleasant than a moldy odor spreading around your house because it’s coming out of the vents along with the heated or cooled air.

If this happens in your home, you’re not alone: this situation is a common one called “dirty sock syndrome.” You can probably tell why it got that name when you smell those odors. We’ll take a look at what causes this and what can be done about it.

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Air Conditioning Repair Issues to Watch for Over the Next Few Weeks

Monday, November 5th, 2018

Air-Conditioner-TechWhile the rest of the country gears up for heating season, we have just a bit more warm weather before the days start to really get cold. While you’re using your air conditioner these last few weeks, remember to keep your eyes open for any and all signs that the system is in trouble. You don’t want to have to deal with a full air conditioning breakdown right at the end of the summer, do you? That’s why it’s best that you catch any developing problems as early as possible so they can be repaired.

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Should I Replace My Air Conditioner Before Fall Starts?

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Air-Conditioner-CashWhile most of the rest of the country braces for a drop in temperature, those of us here in Florida are largely still relying on our ACs to keep us comfortable. If your air conditioner has gotten you this far in the season, you might think it’s in pretty good shape overall. What about next season, though? If your air conditioner doesn’t seem like it’s going to last one more season, you may want to replace it now rather than wait until next spring.

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Before Cooling Season Ends, Make Sure You Get Your Air Conditioner Repaired!

Monday, October 8th, 2018

Air-Conditioner-TechThe heating season isn’t going to start for us for a little while, unlike most of the rest of the country. That means that you’re still going to be using your air conditioner for at least a few more weeks. There is still a chance that your air conditioner will end up with some sort of problem before summer ends, which means you need to be on the lookout for any and all signs that something is wrong with the system. Have a look at some of the most common signs that your air conditioner is in need of repairs below.

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Is It Too Late for Me to Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance?

Monday, September 24th, 2018

Air-Conditioner-MaintenanceWe’ve written before on this blog about the importance of air conditioning maintenance services, and the benefits they can provide for your system. We’ve also written about how it’s best to schedule preventive maintenance for your air conditioner during the spring, when you’re going to get the most benefit out of it. For those who missed the spring window for scheduling air conditioning maintenance, that might make it seem like it’s too late to have it done this year. That’s not the case! If you haven’t had air conditioning maintenance done yet this year, don’t give up on it! Let’s go over the benefits of air conditioning maintenance again, and why it’s not too late for you to schedule it this season.

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3 Ways Ductless AC Will Make Your Life Easier

Monday, September 10th, 2018

ductless-heat-pumpOur climate here in Tampa Bay is one of the most coveted across the United States. We have very moderate winters and experience warm and summery temperatures for much of the year. We know this makes us a great vacation spot, but it also makes homeowners here viable candidates for ductless mini split systems.

Ductless mini split systems are great alternatives to traditional air conditioning because they meet a variety of heating and cooling needs in one space and omit the hassle of ductwork that central air conditioning requires.

If you’re looking to install ductless air conditioning in Tampa, FL, The A/C Guy of Tampa Bay Inc.’s team is the right crew for the job. We ensure that our staff is knowledgeable about installing, repairing, and maintaining all types of HVAC systems.

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Don’t Make This Mistake When Getting New Air Conditioning

Monday, August 27th, 2018

AC-InstallationHomeowners often realize they need to get new air conditioning systems after a long, hot summer. If you are planning on upgrading your AC unit, don’t make the mistake of cutting corners with the installation. Installation is just as important as the cooling unit you purchase. Even with the newest, greatest air conditioning system, you’ll be hot in this humid Florida heat if the installation process is lackluster. Our team at the A/C Guy of Tampa Bay Inc. are experts in air conditioning installation in Tampa and we’re ready to assist any of your needs.

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