IERNA's Heating & Cooling Blog

3 Reasons to Have a Professional Clean Your Ductwork

September 19th, 2022

ductwork-dirty-and-cleanThere are times and situations when it is okay to DIY a project or allow a handyman to help you out. Painting a piece of furniture or a wall or putting together a garden are the times when you can most often handle a task without a professional. However, there are many situations that absolutely require the help of someone with the right training. Handling any aspect of your ductwork is one of them.

Your ducts are surprisingly delicate. They can also get surprisingly dirty. For both of these reasons, you should work with a professional for duct cleaning in Carrollwood, FL. We will explain more about the importance of this service below, but, if you know that you need your ducts cleaned ASAP, don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

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Does a Bad Compressor Mean You Need AC Replacement?

September 5th, 2022

outside-unit-of-an-air-conditionerThere is more than one part in your air conditioner that you can’t do without. Otherwise what you really have is an overly pricey central fan.

One highly important part of your air conditioning in Lutz, FL is the compressor. The question you may face if this component goes bad is whether you need a repair or a full system replacement. This can seem like a pretty difficult situation of “either/or.” However, this does tend to be the choice that people will have to make.

Thankfully, you don’t have to guess what the right answer is. Our team is here to help with diagnosing the core issue and its severity so we can help you figure out the best solution.

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Signs You Need AC Repairs

August 22nd, 2022

checklist-with-red-markerYou’re hearing really odd noises coming from your air conditioner. Or maybe it’s not pumping out as much cool air as it should be.

Whatever the case, you know you probably need prompt AC repair in Tampa, FL, especially at this time of the year, to get your comfort under control again. Read on to learn about the signs you need AC repair and what those signs mean!

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What is a Water Heater Safety Valve?

August 8th, 2022

tank water heater with pipes running in and outYour water heater has a lot of different parts that work together to provide your home with a steady supply of warm water. If one or more of those parts fails to do its job, then it can significantly undermine the creation or delivery of that hot water.

So what part are we hoping to draw your attention to? The safety valve of your water heater in Tampa is highly important and often overlooked. Let’s look at what this part of your water heater does and why you need to pay attention to it.

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Answering Your Heat Pump FAQs

July 25th, 2022

closeup-view-of-ductless-air-handlerTechnology has advanced at an incredible rate in the past fifty years alone. This has left us with the need to keep ourselves abreast of many new pieces of technology. But it has also left us benefiting (in most cases) from that technology too. One advancement that has been a huge benefit to just about everyone is the heat pump mini split.

Heat pumps offer home comfort along with some great perks to go with it. And these systems are always improving too! If you are curious about heat pumps, and especially if you’re wondering if this is a good system for your home, read on! We’ll answer some of the biggest Frequently Asked Questions about heat pumps here.

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How Much Water Does A Toilet or Sink Drip Cost?

July 11th, 2022

When there is a leak in your bathroom plumbing it is going to cause problems. This much is fairly obvious. But have you ever considered what it means for your overall water use?

Leaks in under-the-counter pipes, toilet pipes, faucet sinks, and other parts of your plumbing system can create a large amount of water loss. This is why it is so important to get them addressed over time.

You can come to us for your bathroom plumbing repair in Lutz, FL so that you can prevent the waste of water in your home. Let’s look at just how much water you can save by addressing those leaking pipes sooner rather than later.

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How Much is Too Much For an AC Repair?

June 27th, 2022

service professional at door about to shake homeowner's handNow isn’t the time when you want to discover that your air conditioner needs an AC repair in Lutz, FL. However, if your AC is malfunctioning, it is best to get that fix taken care of sooner than later. Getting repairs addressed in a timely manner can help prevent them from escalating in severity and price.

That doesn’t mean that every repair bill is going to be affordable. There is such a thing as a repair bill that is too high. If you are wondering how to tell when your repair bill is too high to justify fixing your system, we’ve provided some guidance to help.

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What Happens During a Whole-Home Plumbing Inspection

June 13th, 2022

Do you know what condition your plumbing system is in? It isn’t an easy question to answer. It may be easy to figure out when you have a faucet that is clogged with scaling but how can you tell when there are deeper issues in the system before they negatively impact everything?

Plumbing troubles aren’t easy to catch with the bare eye. That’s why we encourage homeowners to consider scheduling a plumbing inspection in Tampa.

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Have You Changed Your Air Filter?

May 16th, 2022

technician taking off vent to access ductWe are winding up to enjoy summer. Everyone is making plans for beach days, BBQs, and late nights spent enjoying the warm weather. With all that planning though it is important that you make sure to plan for the well-being of your AC system too. While the warm weather may be enjoyable most of the time, you’ll want to make sure that your AC is ready to perform when you need a break from the heat.

Taking care of your air conditioning in Tampa is vital to your comfort since the care this system gets can define how reliably it works for you throughout the summer. One of the easiest ways to help your AC out this summer is to keep your air filter clean and clear.

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These Sounds Mean You Need an AC Repair

May 2nd, 2022

woman covering her ears, on white background

Have you ever experienced a moment when your car starts to make some concerning sounds? We’d say that it is pretty likely that, if this has ever happened to you, you know to immediately reach out to get your car maintained or repaired. Waiting is never a good idea as it allows see problem in the machine to worsen.

The same principles should be applied to an air conditioner that has started to make any concerning sounds–any new and worrying noises from your AC should prompt a call to a technician. But what sounds are we talking about?

If you start to pick up on any of these noises, make sure to reach out to us for an air conditioning repair in Tampa.

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