IERNA's Heating & Cooling Blog : Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Have You Changed Your Air Filter?

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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Does Your Air Conditioner Need Expert Repair?

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

Monday, 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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How Leaking Refrigerant Ruins Your Comfort

Monday, 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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Which AC System Matches Your Needs?

Monday, December 27th, 2021

smart-thermostat-app-tabletThis is that fun time of year when we aren’t going to need our air conditioners… as much. Let’s be honest since this is Florida and you never know when a heatwave will hit. With this said, those days or weeks that are a bit more tepid are the best times to ask the harder questions like, “Is my air conditioning in Land O’ Lakes, FL going to make it another year?”

If you spent the last several months battling to keep cool, then it is likely time to get a new AC unit. We advise doing this now since you won’t have to sacrifice your comfort to get the job done. But first, let’s look at how to determine if it is time for a new AC and, if so, how to select your next system.

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8 Indicators Your Heat Pump Needs Repairs

Monday, November 15th, 2021

technician-fixing-heat-pumpThe past several months have been a challenge for your heat pump. High heat and humidity can be a big hindrance to the effort to keep your home comfortable. Our hope is that your heat pump still performed admirably.

While the warmth that is the status quo for Florida isn’t going to disappear anytime soon, we can all be thankful for some of the milder temperatures we’ve seen as of late. Not only does this allow our heat pumps a break, but it is also the perfect time to get that air conditioning repair Tampa, FL that your system may need.

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Are Your Energy Bills Making You Afraid To Run Your AC?

Monday, October 18th, 2021

scared-concerned-womanEnergy bills are an inevitability in the modern home. The question you have to face each month centers around just how high those energy bills are going to be. Running your oven or your fridge on a regular basis is normal and shouldn’t usually cost too much. Running your air conditioner, however, can be a different story.

Let’s be blunt for a moment: if your energy bills are getting so high that you are considering trying to battle our next heatwave with a fan, you need to really look at what is causing that increase. You shouldn’t have to choose between keeping the lights on or keeping reasonably cool.

Let’s look at what might be going on with your air conditioner that could be causing such a big increase in your monthly dues and how you can get those bills back to normal.

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Why A Hot House Is a Problem and How We Can Help

Monday, September 20th, 2021

While other people may be preparing for cooler weather we still have a couple of months yet before things cool off for us. That means that while other people are pulling out the sweaters and hot drinks we are still going to be working on keeping our homes comfortably cool. There’s nothing wrong with that honestly we would take this over ice storms any day!

However, if your air conditioning system isn’t working properly you may be facing some high heat rather than comfortable temperatures indoors. And that’s not right. There are some less than pleasant issues that can come with a home that you can’t keep cool–and thankfully they are avoidable with professional air conditioning repair in Riverview, FL.

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Is a Heat Pump A Match For Your Home?

Monday, September 6th, 2021

Living in Florida means that you are going to have one big challenge throughout the year: keeping your home cool! We see warm weather and humidity more often than we do cold temperatures so your air conditioner is going to have a big job on its hands. That means it pays to have a highly efficient system in your home.

If you are looking to get a great system for air conditioning in Tampa, FL why not consider a heat pump mini split? These are both powerful and more space-savvy systems that can work in just about any home. If you aren’t sure whether a heat pump is right for you, let us give you some extra information so you can see if this system is a good match.

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