IERNA's Heating & Cooling Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Maintenance’

Have You Checked Your AC Air Filter Yet?

Monday, 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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Now is the Time For AC Maintenance

Monday, April 6th, 2020

outside-unit-of-an-air-conditionerWhen you live in a place like Tampa, FL you know how quickly the weather can go from a seemingly reasonable and comfortably warm condition to hot and muggy. You might be able to open your windows to let in the breeze in the morning and then have to run your air conditioner quite aggressively to keep things comfortable by the afternoon.

Let’s pause here for a moment while we have you thinking about your air conditioning system. If you have to kick on your system today and run it a little harder than before, would your system be up to the task? Maybe you are sure it would be able to run without a breakdown but you aren’t sure about the impact on your utility bills.

This is why now is the perfect time to schedule a maintenance appointment for your air conditioner. This service will help ensure that your system is able to efficiently and effectively cool your home throughout the year.

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Is It Ever Too Late for AC Maintenance?

Monday, August 13th, 2018

technician working on air conditioning systemIf your aging air conditioner has broken down and no repair will get it back up and running, then, yes it probably is too late for AC maintenance. But, unless you’ve never cared for your air conditioner in the 10+ years you’ve had it, that’s very unlikely! That being said, no, it’s not too late for air conditioning maintenance.

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It’s Never Too Late to Tune-Up Your AC!

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

tune-up-ac-never-too-lateIf you’ve followed our blog in the past, then you’ve seen us discuss maintenance, a few times. And you likely have heard that the best time to schedule a maintenance tune-up for your cooling system is in the early spring, to prepare it for the demand to be placed on it through our very long summers. After all, once that daily temperature rises to the point that you’re using your AC for 24 hours straight, you’ll want to know that no damage will occur due to neglect.

But what if you haven’t scheduled your Tampa, FL air conditioning maintenance appointment yet? Is it too late—should you just wait until next year? Doing so is a lot like gambling—you never know what’s going to happen. You may be just fine, or you might find yourself stuck without any cooling during one of the hottest days of the year. Not only is this of course uncomfortable, but it can be unhealthy—particularly if you have young kids or anyone elderly in your household.

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Air Conditioning Maintenance: What Is It, Exactly?

Monday, March 27th, 2017

what-is-air-conditioning-maintenanceIt never really cooled down too much during our “heating” season. And with spring officially here, it’s only a matter of time until we begin using our air conditioners on a daily basis—if you aren’t already. As such, it’s imperative that you ensure that it is properly cared for, with routine Land O’ Lakes, FL air conditioning maintenance.

You’ll often hear us tout the benefits of routine air conditioner maintenance—improved energy efficiency, reduced repairs, longer lifespan, and financial savings. But perhaps you’re more concerned with the process and how disruptive it may be. We’d like to help you understand exactly what happens during an air conditioner tune-up so you know what to expect when you schedule your next appointment with us.

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The Best Way to Get Your AC Ready for Spring and Summer

Monday, February 27th, 2017

ac-ready-spring-summerIt’s that time of year again. While the Midwest and upper East Coast still deal with freezing temperatures, down here in Florida we’re beginning to think about our air conditioning systems. It won’t be long now before we start using them on a regular basis, if you haven’t already been. That being said, there’s no better time than now to schedule your Lutz, FL air conditioning maintenance appointment.

Scheduling this service on a yearly basis (or biannually if you have a heat pump) is the best way to get your air conditioner ready for its heaviest period of use. Maintenance allows our professionals to fully inspect and clean your AC unit, while making appropriate adjustments and checking for any potential repair needs. Addressing repairs early on reduces the chance that you’ll run into a much larger AC emergency later on, when you need your system the most.

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How Routine Maintenance Affects Your Air Conditioner’s Performance

Monday, July 11th, 2016

We’ve written about it before, and you’ve likely heard about air conditioning maintenance, but do you really know how important it is? Regular maintenance is essential to keeping a well-functioning air conditioner in your home. As you are very well aware, summer means heat and humidity in these parts, and you do not want to be stuck with an air conditioning system that is struggling to do its job.

By hiring a trained professional to thoroughly inspect and tune-up your AC system, you’ll be able to rely on cooling your home as effectively as you should be able to this season. Keep reading to learn more about how regular maintenance appointments affect the performance of your air conditioning system.

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Air Conditioning Maintenance Tasks You Can Do On Your Own

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Air conditioning maintenance as a whole is something that should be left to the professionals. Only a licensed and trained HVAC technician can accurately inspect, clean, and service an air conditioner in such a way that will leave it functioning well for the years to come.

Maintenance will help your system maintain its efficiency, and cause it to be less likely to suffer from a premature breakdown. Even though you can’t do a complete maintenance job on your own unit, there are a few tasks that you can do on your own, which we’ve highlighted below.

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Now Is a Great Time to Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

We’re still not out of February just yet, and the temperatures around here have been fairly mild during the days, and pretty chilly at night. All of that is going to change pretty soon though, as the impending summer season draws closer and closer. It behooves you to start planning for that inevitability, and part of planning for summer is preparing your air conditioning system for the challenges that lie ahead. That is why you are wise to consider your air conditioning system’s maintenance needs now, before the heat of the summer season draws any closer. It’s only going to get hotter and hotter as it does, and you want your system in prime working condition before it is in use round the clock.

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Top 3 Reasons to Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance

Monday, April 13th, 2015

To say that the cooling season in Florida is long or very hot is a bit redundant; this is the type of weather that we are known for, and it is precisely why visitors flock here throughout the year. However, those of us who live here year round, much as we may love the hot and sunny days, need a reliable respite from the heat. Investing in a great air conditioning system is must in Land O’ Lakes, FL. However, even the best air conditioning systems manufactured by the best names in the business will fail to live up to your expectations if they are not expertly maintained. Routine air conditioning maintenance has many great benefits to offer, 3 of which we will detail below. If you want to get the best performance that your air conditioning system has to offer, contact Ierna’s Heating & Cooling today to schedule professional AC maintenance.

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