Posts Tagged ‘Boca Raton’

Air Conditioning Repair Services Require a Professional

Monday, January 8th, 2018

air-conditioning-repairWinters are very mild in Florida, and while we’re technically in heating season right now, the weather still gets warm enough to run your air conditioner on a surprisingly regular basis. Nonetheless, the demand for your AC is likely reduced — especially when compared to our scorching hot summers — and if you’re looking at fixing a recurring problem with your system now is the time to do it (when you don’t have as much need of it and can let it rest for a few days if necessary). (more…)

Why Is It Important to Schedule Air Conditioning Repairs Early?

Monday, November 27th, 2017

air-conditioning-maintenanceAir conditioning season never really ends in Florida, but we do tend to use ours a lot less in the cooler parts of the year. Many homeowners tend to leave lingering issues with their systems untouched until the spring. We rarely have great need of the system until spring, after all, and few warning signs actually lead to the air conditioner unable to function, at least at first. That can make it very easy to overlook problems with your air conditioner, especially in light of our busy lives and the commitments of work and family. (more…)

Check Your Heating and Your Air

Monday, September 4th, 2017

air-conditioning-efficiencyLabor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, though that doesn’t always mean much here in Florida as it might elsewhere in the country. Nevertheless, cooler days are coming, and that means you’ll likely be using your heater more and more often and your air conditioner less and less often in the coming months. That makes now an excellent time to schedule a maintenance session for both of your devices. It accomplishes a vital step in your HVAC system’s life, and it can provide benefits throughout the year. (more…)

3 Things to Look for in a Commercial AC Technician

Monday, July 24th, 2017

commercial-hvac-technicianIf you own a business or manage an office space in the area, you need a qualified technician to handle issues with your commercial air conditioning system. Our summers are too hot to let a problem simply sit, and a loss of air conditioning for even a few hours can be devastating: driving away customers and forcing your employees to work in unpleasant conditions. In some cases, it can even damage important components to your operation, like computer banks. (more…)

How to Tell If You You Need Emergency AC Repair

Monday, June 26th, 2017

air-conditioning-efficiencyFlorida gets hot in the summer, and your air conditioner needs to respond whenever called for in order to keep your home cool and comfortable. That often means daily use, even 24-hour use during the worst heat waves, and when your air conditioner runs into trouble, it needs to be taken care of promptly lest your home turn into an oven. (more…)

Frost on Your AC Coils Spells Trouble

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Ice-On-AC

There are numerous signs that your air conditioning system is experiencing trouble: typically, anything you don’t recognize as part of the system’s normal ability to function. One sign that most homeowners don’t recognize as a problem is the appearance of frost or ice on your AC coils. It doesn’t sound like a particularly big deal. After all, aren’t air conditioners supposed to be cold? In point of fact, however, it’s a significant issue and if you don’t treat it swiftly, it could spell big trouble for your system this summer. (more…)

Don’t Use Air Conditioners to Lower the Humidity Levels

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Weather_Seasons_Outdoors_iStock_000013156211_XXXLarge-meCold weather isn’t usually a problem here in sunny Florida, and yet many residents often run their air conditioners in the winter even when they don’t have to. Why? It’s a way of getting rid of high humidity levels, which is always an issue in our neck of the woods. Air conditioners can serve as dehumidifiers in a pinch, though doing so is often wasteful and can add stress to your system. A better option is a whole-house dehumidifiers, which does the job in ways that an air conditioner can’t. (more…)

Now Is the Perfect Time for Upgrading Your A/C

Monday, January 9th, 2017

*Astro Air Inc. no longer offers Attic Insulation services. Please visit our Indoor Air Quality service page to learn more about our services.

Winters are short and mild here in Boca Raton, FL, and most residents rightfully focus on air conditioning for their home rather than heating. But just because we don’t worry about freezing to death here on the coast doesn’t mean that we should ignore our HVAC systems. With your air conditioner likely sitting idle, now is the ideal time to look into any upgrades to the system. They can help you save money when summer rolls around, and might even allow you to use your system with a greater degree of control. Here are some options for you to consider. (more…)

Improve Efficiency on Your Heating System

Monday, December 12th, 2016

*Astro Air Inc. no longer offers Attic Insulation services. Please visit our Indoor Air Quality service page to learn more about our services.

Heating systems tend to get short shrift here in Boca Raton, FL, since our winters tend to be short and mild. But because we live in a warm area, we don’t always pay attention to ways of improving our heater’s efficiency. As a result, we often pay more than we should on heating costs, and subject our heaters to more stress and strain than necessary. It doesn’t have to be that way. With a few upgrades and similar additions to your home, you can help your heater do its job much more effectively, and in many cases the same upgrades can help your air conditioner out in the summer too. Here’s a quick list of some options for you to consider. (more…)

3 Benefits of a UV Air Filter

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Winters are mild in Boca Raton, FL and we don’t tend to worry too much about cold weather in our neck of the woods. With air conditioners finally seeing less use for a few months and most heating systems in the area capable of handling our cool-but-not-cold evenings, now is a good time to take a look at your indoor air quality products, or even have one installed if you think your home could benefit from it. (more…)