IERNA's Heating & Cooling Blog

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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What Makes Mini Split Systems Unique?

April 18th, 2022

closeup-view-of-ductless-air-handlerThere is more than one option out there for your next home air conditioner. But not all AC systems are alike. While the well-known central air conditioner is known as a split system, you may also want to explore the type of systems known as mini splits.

In most cases, when we discuss mini splits we are referring to heat pumps or ductless heat pumps. These types of systems are similar to air conditioners in some ways but offer a good amount of additional opportunities and benefits. If you are curious about whether a mini split system is a good choice for your next AC installation in Tampa, you can read on for details and reach out to us for service.

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Does Your Air Conditioner Need Expert Repair?

April 4th, 2022

air-conditioner-with-tools-on-topThe weather lately has been hot and humid. It makes us thankful we live in an era when regular and reliable air conditioning is available. But what if your air conditioner hasn’t been meeting the mark when it comes to your comfort needs?

If your air conditioner is struggling to keep you comfortable, then we’d advise that you schedule air conditioner repairs in Tampa as soon as you can.

Here are some of the warning signs that you should know which will alert you to when your system needs expert service.

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Is Your Water Heater In Good Shape?

March 21st, 2022

family-washing-hands-in-sinkYou know that if you want your dishes to be washed in a sanitary way, you need hot water. This is just one of the reasons that we want our water heaters to be in peak operating condition. Just the idea of being without a reliable source of water can send a chill down the spine (pardon the cliche).

It can be a bit of a surprise then to discover how many people tend to ignore the need for water heater repairs in Tampa. They think their system will work its way through the issue or they will still be able to get what they need even if it takes longer. The reality is the opposite.

If you have started to have trouble with your water heater, reach out for repairs as soon as you can. These are the warning signs you should know.

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Have You Taken Care Of Your AC Tune-Up Yet?

March 7th, 2022

air-conditioner-with-tools-on-topYou don’t want to find yourself without a working cooling system in the midst of summer. Even if your AC unit has been working alright thus far, there is a chance that it may develop a problem in the coming weeks or months. All that wear and tear adds up, after all.

But what if it didn’t have to? Obviously, wear and tear are unavoidable. However, you can diminish the impact that the strain of regular use can have on your system. How? With regular air conditioner maintenance in Tampa!

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What Sets Apart an Air Purifier?

February 21st, 2022

uv-lightThere is more than one type of indoor air quality system on there that can help your home comfort. Not all of these systems are the same though. We’ve discussed UV air purifiers in Tampa, FL before but we feel like these systems deserve their own blog post so you can discover what makes them so unique.

A UV air purifier is a system that works in tandem with your heater and air conditioner to clean up your airflow. The goal is to improve your indoor air quality and your comfort. Let’s look at what makes these systems effective, helpful, and safe so you can determine if this is the right fit for you.

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3 Ways We Can Help Your Indoor Air Quality

February 7th, 2022

service professional at door about to shake homeowner's handWhen you walk through a dust cloud, do you take a big breath? Of course not!

Dust and other airborne debris are contaminants that you want to keep out of your lungs. That’s why when we hear that the air quality outside is poor, we try to stay indoors. The problem is that the air quality in your home can be even worse!

Contaminants can easily build up in your home, making it harder to stay comfortable and ruining your indoor air quality. Thankfully, there is more than one way to clear the air in your home and our team is here to provide the best systems and services to get the job done.

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How Leaking Refrigerant Ruins Your Comfort

January 24th, 2022

top view of an outside AC unitWhen we think about a leak, we usually think about our plumbing pipes. This isn’t the only place that a leak can occur though. You can also encounter leaks in your air conditioner too. But the concern here isn’t about when your AC is leaking water (although that isn’t good either). We are talking about when your AC develops a refrigerant leak.

Refrigerant is the thing that makes your air conditioner what it is. Without this fluid, your system would essentially just serve as a whole-house fan. And while those fans can come in handy, if you have an air conditioner you deserve a system that works how it is meant to–by creating cold air.

So, is your system leaking refrigerant? Let’s look at how to tell, why it is such a problem, and how to fix it.

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Enjoy Clean Ductwork To Start The Year Off

January 10th, 2022

ductwork-dirty-and-cleanDid you know that there is an old Scottish tradition of cleaning one’s house to start the new year off right? It sounds like a nice idea even if it just means that some of us make sure to dust before the ball drops. While we are already into the new year, we’d say that it isn’t too late to clean things up a bit to start off 2022. Why not extend your efforts to your ductwork?

That may give you pause. What are you supposed to do about your ductwork and can it really get that dirty? The answer is that, yes your ducts can get dirty but that is where a call to the professionals is helpful. We provide duct cleaning in Land O’ Lakes, FL to help address dirty ductwork.

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