IERNA's Heating & Cooling Blog

3 Ways To Save Water in Your Bathroom

September 21st, 2020

It is easy to guess that you use your bathroom every single day. Between the toilet, the shower, and the faucet, there is a lot of water that is used on a regular basis in this part of your home. In recent years though, we’ve all become a lot more conscious of our use of water, especially in our homes. But, aside from only using a trickle of water when you turn on the faucet, how can you reduce your use of water? With our help, of course.

We have provided three key ways to improve the quality of your bathroom plumbing in Oldsmar, FL so you can reduce your use of water.

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3 Important Questions For Choosing Your Next AC

September 7th, 2020

check-listWhen you live in this part of the United States, there is one part of your Tampa, FL HVAC system that you use a lot more than the other: your air conditioner. We see far more temperatures that are hot and uncomfortable than much else. What that means is that our AC systems see a lot more use and much more wear and tear. That use will add up eventually and your system will need to be replaced.

If you are getting ready to replace your air conditioning system you are going to need to decide what unit you want to install next. There is more than one cooling system option that may be a good fit for your home. The key deciding factor here is that you need to choose the system that will best suit your home comfort needs. But how do you choose?

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 5 Signs You Need Water Heater Repairs

August 24th, 2020

Is there something wrong with your water heater? Maybe you’ve noticed that you can’t get reliable amounts of hot water as the day wears on or you are dealing with completely cold showers at the end of the day. If you have noticed something seems off about your water heater it means you need a professional to come help with your plumbing in New Port Richey, FL.

A water heater that is in need of repairs needs to be fixed as soon as possible. A repair can all too quickly escalate into an early breakdown unless it can be addressed by a professional plumber like the ones on our team. Here are the warning signs to watch for so you know when to contact us.

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Where Did Your Refrigerant Go?

August 10th, 2020

white question mark on a blue backgroundThe refrigerant that is in your air conditioner is like the lifeblood of your cooler. Without any refrigerant, your airconditioning system isn’t going to be able to do much more than blow air around the house.

Unfortunately, there is more than one person out there that has the false belief that your refrigerant gets used up as you run the system. This couldn’t be further from the truth. The only reason that your refrigerant will start to disappear from your system is if you have a leak. And when you have a refrigerant leak it means that you need to contact IERNA’s Heating & Cooling for air conditioning repair, Tampa, FL.

 

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3 Repairs Your AC Might Need

July 27th, 2020

When it comes to staying cool and comfortable during a Floria summer, your air conditioner is going to be your main line of defense. If you have kept your system well-maintained over the years, we are happy to hear it. However, this doesn’t mean that your system won’t ever need repairs.

An air conditioner that needs repair should be serviced as quickly as possible. Hopefully, you have our contact information close by so you can schedule an appointment with one of the professionals at IERNA’s Heating & Cooling to get your system fixed up.

First things first though, here are some of the potential repairs your system might need and their warning signs.

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Why You Should Consider a Dehumidifier

July 13th, 2020

woman-feeling-hot-in-her-homeSummer is already hot enough as it is in this part of the country. Add in some extra humidity and things are going to be even more uncomfortable than before. See, high humidity makes it harder to cool off because the airborne moisture is a medium that holds onto heat. When you are stuck outside in hot, humid weather it will make it hard to get comfortable. Unfortunately, coming into an air-conditioned house isn’t always going to solve the problem.

We have a solution that can help though. A whole-house dehumidifier is going to be an effective and helpful solution to help keep your home cooler and tackle that airborne moisture. We want to tell you more about this solution for your indoor air quality and how we can help you add one to your home.

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Dirty Ductwork Damages Your Home Comfort

June 29th, 2020

ductwork-dirty-and-cleanWe all work hard to keep furniture and other surfaces around the house clean of dust. It is understood that a little less dust in the house is going to keep things a lot more comfortable. But what about the build-up of dust that is in your home but out of your line of sight? We aren’t talking about the dust under a table or couch, we are actually discussing the debris in your ductwork.

Believe it or not, the ducts that are tucked away in your walls, ceiling, or crawlspace can start to collect airborne dust over time that can impact your home comfort levels. Let’s take a look at the negative effects dirty ductwork can have on your comfort and how to get the issue resolved.

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Do You Need a New Air Conditioner?

June 15th, 2020

outside-unit-of-an-air-conditionerEvery air conditioning system is eventually going to need to be replaced. The question you want to ask is how do you figure out when yours is on its last leg before it completely breaks down and stops providing you with any cool air. Knowing when your air conditioner is due for a replacement, and what your options for your next system are, will be highly beneficial to your comfort this summer.

We can help you out. We’ve listed the biggest indicators that you should watch for to figure out if and when you need to plan for an air conditioning replacement in Lutz, FL in the near future.

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These Sounds Indicate AC Problems

June 1st, 2020

woman covering her ears, on white backgroundWhen you have a working air conditioner it means that you can look forward to the warm summer weather because you have a place to find a nice cool retreat when the heat becomes too much. On the other hand, without an effective system, summer may be a time of sweating your way through your days and struggling to get comfortable.

If your system is in need of repairs you might be expecting to enjoy the first scenario and instead encounter the second one. Thankfully you can rest assured that you have the ability to reach out to us for air conditioning repair in Tampa to get your home comfort back to where it needs to be. All you have to do is listen to what your AC is trying to tell you!

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Have You Checked Your AC Air Filter Yet?

May 18th, 2020

dirty-air-filterYour air filter is an important part of your air conditioner but it might not be for the reasons you think. Contrary to popular belief, the filter that is built into your HVAC system is there for your unit’s protection, rather than for helping to reduce the duct in your house (though it doesn’t hurt that effort either). While it may not seem to be an important part of your system, the condition your filter is in will make a big difference in how well your air conditioner works.

If you aren’t sure what the purpose of your air filter really is, or if you need to change it out, we can offer a little clarification. We have listed some of the most frequently asked questions about air filters for your air conditioner in New Port Richey for your reference to give you a better idea of what this part of your system does.

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