Watch for Water Damage to Your AC

October 17th, 2016

Hurricane Matthew has hit our community hard, and as residents of Boynton Beach, FL, we’re all just beginning to long process of cleaning up and rebuilding. Our team is here to help you out in any way we can, and we know that getting a damage air conditioner up and running again is reasonably high on your list of priorities. Water damage to an air conditioner can be devastating, resulting in great expense to repair or replace. Before you do anything else, you should contact your insurance company and find out how much they cover when it comes to getting your AC back online. (We’re happy to work with your insurance company if need be.) Once that has been determined, it’s time to call in a professional service and see what can be done. Continue Reading

Improve the Energy Efficiency of Your Home

October 10th, 2016

Hurricane season is drawing to a close, and hopefully everyone here in Boca Raton, FL has weathered Hurricane Matthew safely and comfortably. As you take stock of your property and repair the damage, now might be an excellent time to perform further upgrades on your home, designed to improve the energy efficiency and help your heating and air conditioning systems function more effectively. There’s a number of ways to do this, most of which can be installed in your home by a professional very easily. Continue Reading

Capacitor Problems with Your Air Conditioner

October 3rd, 2016

Summer isn’t quite a permanent condition here in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, but it can come close. Warm temperatures often persist into December and beyond, and with months of regular operation already under their belts, older air conditioners are apt to feel the strain this time of year. The capacitors, in particular can be trouble spots for an older AC: built to last, yet under considerable strain every time you run the system and wreaking all kinds of havoc when they break down. Spotting a capacitor issue early and calling for repairs or replacement is vital to preventing a breakdown, but it helps to know ow the component works and what happens when it malfunctions. Continue Reading

Replacing Your AC? Consider a Heat Pump

September 26th, 2016

We live in West Palm Beach, FL, where warm temperatures last for most of the year, and heating season is brief indeed. That means your air conditioner plays a much larger role in keeping your home comfortable. But you still need a heating system for those cool winter nights, even if it doesn’t see work nearly as often as your air conditioner does. Continue Reading

The Importance of Variable Refrigerant Flow Systems

September 19th, 2016

Air conditioning season never really comes to an end here in Boynton Beach, FL. Indeed it’s one of the benefits of living in our part of the world. It also means, however, that your HVAC system needs to be flexible in order to meet a variety of different needs. This is especially true in the case of offices and commercial enterprises, which need to keep their businesses comfortable without paying an arm and a leg in monthly costs. Continue Reading

Watch for Problems with Your AC Drain Pan

September 12th, 2016

Air conditioners are subjected to a great deal of strain over the long summer, and here in Boca Raton, FL, our summers can go on for months after the calendar says they’re done. That means your air conditioner is apt to go through a lot more stress before the summer is over, which can result in any number of breakdowns and other problems. It pays to check your system closely for anything unusual during this part of the year. Continue Reading

How to Tell if You Have a Duct Breach

September 5th, 2016

Duct breaches occur when the duct suffers damage for some reason (which is uncommon, but does occur) or when the bindings between two sections becomes worn or loose. When that happens, it can have serious repercussions. Air conditioning season may be slowing down in Fr. Lauderdale, FL after Labor Day, but high temperatures aren’t going anywhere and you need your system to function at its best. Breaches in your ducts will either pull conditioned air out or pull unconditioned air in, which blunts the effectiveness of your system and can raise both strain on the remaining components and the monthly cost of cooling your home. Continue Reading

Common Late Season Air Conditioning Problems

August 29th, 2016

West Palm Beach, FL is heading into the last part of the summer, and there’s still a few more weeks of hot weather ahead. Your air conditioner has likely been working every day since the summer began, and with more work ahead of it, now is the time to check for any late-season problems that may be creeping in. If you haven’t scheduled a maintenance session with a qualified service yet this year, now is the time to do so. It can give you a good sense not only of what issues may be lurking in your system, but of things you may want to address in the off-season. Continue Reading

What Do You Need in a Commercial AC Service?

August 22nd, 2016

If you own a business or manage an office space here in Boynton Beach, FL, you know how much a reliable air conditioning system matters. Commercial HVAC units are put to the test each and every day in summers as warm as hours, and breakdowns simply aren’t an option. In a residence, if your air conditioner fails, you can hunker down and wait for the cavalry. That’s simply not an option for commercial enterprises. Even a few hours without air conditioning can turn your business into an oven: driving away customers, dropping productivity to zero and even endangering key pieces of equipment like computers. You need a service that can handle commercial HVAC systems to take care of the problem. But how can you tell what you need, and which service is the most reliable? Here are a few tips. Continue Reading

When to Call for Emergency AC Repair

August 14th, 2016

You can never tell when an air conditioner is going to run into trouble, and with high temperatures still dominating here in Boca Raton, FL, any kind of breakdown needs a swift response. The good news is that we offer emergency repair services 24/7, so we can be there for you no matter when the trouble arises. But when is an emergency call necessary? Are there times when you can just sit on the problem until normal business hours? That’s up to you to decide, but there are a few factors that can help you make the decision. Continue Reading