The A/C Guy of Tampa Bay Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Dunedin’

How Do Most Air Purifiers Work?

Monday, March 21st, 2022
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Are you interested in installing a whole-house air purifier in Dunedin, FL for your house this spring? It’s the right season for it, since spring is serious allergy season in Florida, and the right air purifier can do the job of significantly lowering the pollen count and removing other allergens from your home. Air purifiers can help with other indoor air quality problems as well, such as removing chemicals, smoke, volatile organic compounds, and other pollutants from circulating through the air of your home’s living spaces. 

You can trust to our expertise when it comes to finding the right type of air purifier for your house. But if you’d like to know how the standard air purifier works, please hang around a bit more and we’ll get into it.

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With Spring Approaching, Is It Time to Get a New Heating System?

Monday, March 7th, 2022
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It’s almost spring, and warm weather always arrives early in Florida—in fact, it never truly goes away. You probably needed to rely on your heating system at some points during this winter, but soon you’ll have the heater shut down for most of the middle of the year.

Spring is a good time to assess your home’s heating in Dunedin, FL—specifically, whether it’s the right time to replace the heater with a new one. You can think over how well the heater worked for you in the past few months, and if you do decide that you want to replace it, you’ll have an excellent opportunity during the slower months of spring to arrange with our HVAC technicians to do the job.

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How Your Home’s Ducts Can Suffer Damage

Monday, November 15th, 2021
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Indoor air quality is a major concern for many homeowners, and helping people to improve their indoor air quality is one of our major concerns as well. We offer numerous ways to help improve a home’s air, such as installing a dehumidifier or air purifier in Dunedin, FL

But often the biggest opponent of enjoying fresh, healthy, and humidity-balanced air is damaged ductwork. Leaky ducts are tricky because they hide out of sight, creating problems people may attribute to other sources. In fact, people are often unaware of the many ways their ducts can become damaged. As you’ll find out below, your ducts have several enemies that can harm them and end up affecting your HVAC system and indoor air quality…

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How You Can Help a Struggling Air Conditioner

Monday, November 1st, 2021
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One of the difficulties we face with air conditioners in Florida is that they don’t get lengthy breaks. The standard for air conditioners in most of the country is a steady summer of use, shorter periods of use in spring and fall, and then a winter where they may not turn on at all. But we need to have our ACs ready to work all through the year, and this means they take on a lot more stress. 

As winter gets nearer, you may run into an air conditioner that’s starting to struggle to keep the house cool on warm days. This might be the result of the strain on the air conditioner, or it could be a malfunction. We’ll look at what you can do when you have an AC that isn’t living up to expectations.

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Old R-22 Air Conditioner? It’s Time for an Upgrade

Monday, May 17th, 2021
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We can handle all types of air conditioning repair in Dunedin, FL whenever our customers have cooling trouble. We’d like to think there’s nothing we can’t repair, but of course there are times when an AC is too old and worn for a repair to be worth it. In those cases, the best step is to have a new air conditioning system installed.

There is one repair that we can’t do. Actually, a repair we’re not allowed to do, and that is fix an old R-22 air conditioner that has a refrigerant leak. This is why we strongly recommend that our customers with R-22 air conditioners have them replaced as soon as possible.

Aren’t sure what we mean by an “R-22 air conditioner”? We’ll explain more below.

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How Cool Can My AC Make My House?

Monday, May 3rd, 2021
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There’s probably some point where you’ve sat behind the wheel of a car, looked at the speedometer, and wondered, “How fast could I really drive this thing if I wanted?” Would it go as fast as the upper limit on the speedometer? Would it fall short, or maybe go faster?

We don’t encourage you to try this, of course, but we understand the desire. We can apply this to the air conditioning system in your house. You look at the thermostat settings and see the lowest temperature (usually 60°F). Can the AC make your house that cool? Even cooler? Is there a limit on what your AC can do when removing heat from the house to lower the temperature?

Yes, there is a limit. We’ll explain more below.

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Don’t Ignore These Odd Sounds From Your Gas Furnace

Monday, December 28th, 2020
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If you’ve lived with a gas furnace at any time in your life—and most people have—you’ll know what sounds to expect from it: the whoosh of the burners igniting, the clicking of the ignition as it comes on, the whir of the blower fan, the movement of air through the vents, and an occasional rattle as the metal vents expand with the heat.

If you hear other noises, it may be cautioning you that you need professional furnace repair in Dunedin, FL. And we do mean professional. Only licensed technicians can work on gas furnaces while keeping them safe, so please don’t try to go DIY to find out what’s wrong with your home’s heater and don’t let amateurs try their luck with it either.

Below is a list of common gas heater warning sounds and what they may mean.

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Need Help Overcoming Humidity? We’ve Got Some Tips

Monday, June 29th, 2020
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Humidity, right? I mean, what else can you say? It’s awful during the Florida summers, and this is a summer when we’re spending more time in our homes than usual. An air conditioning system can only do so much against the way humidity increases how hot we feel inside our homes, and running the AC as much as possible translates to even steeper bills over the season.

There’s help, however. You can lower the humidity in your home in a number of ways, from simple steps to indoor air quality installations in Dunedin, FL.

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The AC Compressor—Understanding the Heart of Your Home Cooling

Monday, October 7th, 2019

air-conditioner-evaporator-coilYou don’t need to be an expert on the science and mechanics of air conditioning to enjoy cooling from an air conditioner, the same way you don’t have to be an electrical engineer to benefit from the lights in your house. Trained professionals exist to help you in these areas.

But extra knowledge of home services is always advantageous. When you understand the basics of the operation of your household cooling system, you’ll have a better idea when you need air conditioning service in Dunedin, FL.

Preamble over. Let’s examine the component at the heart of your air conditioning system: the compressor.

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Products to Improve Your Home Air Quality

Monday, September 25th, 2017

clean-duct-ventSome of us are lucky enough to rarely suffer the effects of seasonal or indoor allergies. The rest of us have to find ways to deal with them, such as with daily allergy medication or a strict house-cleaning routine. But no matter which category you fall into, indoor air quality may be a major risk to your health, whether you know it or not.

Every home with a central AC or heating system can likely be improved with an indoor air quality system. Your local technicians probably have a solution for you. Take a look at some of the products we install for other homes in Dunedin, FL, and start taking control of your indoor air quality for better health and comfort today.

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