3 Upgrades to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

September 28th, 2015

Here in Boynton Beach, FL, energy efficiency doesn’t often occur to many homeowners. People tend to associate the term with cold winters, which we don’t have, and with the insulation needed to keep heat in. But energy efficiency applies to every home, not just those in colder parts of the country. If you feel like you’re paying too much in cooling bills over the summer and are considering sensible ways to bring them down a few notches, we have some suggestions that might prove helpful. Here are 3 upgrades designed to make your home more energy efficient. Continue Reading

3 Air Conditioning Upgrades to Think About This Winter

September 21st, 2015

Winter is a relative term here in Boynton Beach, FL. Hot days appear throughout the year and just because the calendar says we’ve hit fall doesn’t mean Mother Nature is going along with the plan. Nevertheless, your air conditioner will probably enjoy a well-deserved break in the next few months, which makes it an ideal time to consider possible upgrades to your system. Upgrades can add convenience and comfort to an air conditioner that my still have a lot of life left in it. More importantly, they can lower those high summer energy bills which will eat you alive if you’re not careful. Here’s a brief list of 3 air conditioning upgrades to think about this winter. Continue Reading

Don’t Ignore Late Summer Air Conditioning Problems

September 14th, 2015

Labor Day represents the traditional end of summer, as kids start going back to school and temperatures begin to slowly drop. But summer is a year ‘round concern here in Boynton Beach, FL and just because the calendar says the summer is over doesn’t mean that warm temperatures are going anywhere. Indeed, this is usually the time of year when air conditioners experience the most problems: after months of daily effort, smaller issues may have become larger ones, and you could run the risk of a breakdown if you’re not careful. Don’t ignore late summer air conditioning problems: the sooner you get them addressed, the better. Continue Reading

Troubleshooting a Commercial Refrigerator

September 7th, 2015

If you run a restaurant or similar food preparation business, you know how important a good commercial refrigerator is to your operation. Without it, you have no means of keeping food cold and run the risk of spoilage after only a few hours. This is doubly true here on Boynton Beach, FL, where hot temperatures and stifling humidity can turn a meal fit for a king into something you wouldn’t feed to a stray dog with the snap of a finger. Commercial refrigeration is the key to keeping your business running, which is why you need to react quickly when problems arise. Here’s a quick guide to troubleshooting a commercial refrigerator, so you can spot the signs of an issue early and summon help before it interrupts your business. Continue Reading

Signs Your Commercial Ice Machine Needs Repairs

August 31st, 2015

Restaurants and other businesses often depend on ice machines for their livelihood. Without an ice machine, you have no way of keeping drinks cold, and general refrigeration may suffer as well. That’s especially important in Boynton Beach, FL, where a cool drink can be quite an enticement to customers on a hot day. If you own a commercial ice machine, make sure it receives a maintenance session from a trained technician at least once or twice a year. Beyond that, watch for signs that your system is experiencing trouble and that your commercial ice machine needs repairs. Here’s a quick list: Continue Reading

Household Improvements to Lower the Cost of Air Conditioning

August 24th, 2015

We’ve hit the hottest part of the year here in Boynton Beach, FL and that means your air conditioner is being called upon to perform at its peak every day. If you keep yours well maintained and watch for warning signs of trouble, you shouldn’t have any problems keeping it functional. You can, however, take steps around your house to ease its burden, and reduce your monthly cooling bills in the bargain. Specific household improvements and upgrades can enhance your home’s energy efficiency and lower the cost of air conditioning. We’ve laid out a few of them below. Continue Reading

How Does High Humidity Affect My Comfort Levels?

August 17th, 2015

We live in Boynton Beach, FL, which like the rest of the state experiences high humidity and mugginess during the hot summer months (and sometimes the fall and spring months too). Everyone knows that uncomfortable feeling when the air is too moist and you seem to sweat from every pore, but few people understand how high humidity works or how it can impact your comfort levels at home. This is intended as a quick primer to help you understand how high humidity levels affect your comfort levels, and by extension how it impacts your air conditioning system. Continue Reading

Problems with Low Air Flow in Your Air Conditioner

August 10th, 2015

We live in Boynton Beach, FL, where heat and humidity are the order of the day in the summertime. Any problem with your air conditioner needs to be addressed promptly, lest you be left with a hot house on an even hotter day. Most people tend to focus on the system’s ability to generate cool air, but just as important is the way that air gets distributed into your household. Low air flow can cause huge problems with your system and there’s few things more frustrating than turning on your air conditioner in the midst of a summer heat wave only to feel the air come out in a trickle. The minute you detect problems with air flow in your air conditioner, you need to call a service professional to make sure it gets addressed. Continue Reading

How to Respond to Inconvenient Air Conditioning Breakdowns

August 3rd, 2015

The summer weather in Boynton Beach, FL can be unbearable, with high temperatures and higher humidity that push your air conditioning system to the limit. The last thing you need is a breakdown in the middle of a summer heat wave, but while regular preventative maintenance can keep such incidents to a minimum, sooner or later every system suffers a breakdown. Unfortunately, not all of them take place at convenience office hours, and if you’re left without air conditioning on a balmy night, it can have a huge impact on your life. You need an air conditioning repair service that can respond when you need it to, and one that will get your system up and running again 24/7. Here’s a quick guideline on how to respond to inconvenient air conditioning breakdowns. Continue Reading

Why Should I Schedule Heating Maintenance Now?

July 27th, 2015

In strictest terms, air conditioners should be on your mind far more than heaters here in Boynton Beach, FL. Our summers aren’t forgiving, and a problem with your AC means you need to move quickly on it right now. But while our winters are famously mild, that doesn’t mean you won’t need your heater on nights when the mercury drops, and while the high temperatures are omnipresent here in July, cooler temperatures will prevail before you know it. When they do, you want your heater to be ready, and the first step to doing that is scheduling a maintenance session from a reliable technician. Continue Reading