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

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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Tips For Efficient AC Use

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

ac-cost-so-much-to-run-whyIt is safe to say that your air conditioner sees the most action throughout the majority of the year. So you don’t mind having incredibly high bills as a result, right?

Wrong!

You should be able to use your air conditioner without getting bills that are too high. In fact, extremely high energy bills are often a sign of a problem. Maybe the problem is with how you are using your system or it could be a sign that you need air conditioning repair in Tampa, FL.

Let’s hope for the best and say you need to adjust how you run your AC. Here are some tips to help you get maximum efficiency from your AC so you can keep cool at a reasonable cost. If these tips don’t drop your monthly dues though, our team is here to help with expert repairs too.

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4 Sounds an Air Conditioner Shouldn’t Make

Monday, August 9th, 2021

Are you wondering if your air conditioner is working properly? Do you hear odd noises from the unit? An AC unit is rarely silent, and you will hear certain sounds while it is on. For instance, you might hear the compressor starting up. You might also hear a gentle rattling sound from the ductwork. That said, there are certain sounds that an air conditioner shouldn’t make. 

These sounds typically indicate some kind of underlying issue which means your unit may be in need of repair. Here we highlight some of the most common noises that you might hear when your AC is malfunctioning. Paying attention to these sounds can help you arrange for timely air conditioning repair in Wesley Chapel, FLOn the other hand, if you ignore these sounds, then a minor repair may become a major expense.

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6 Things You Can Do to Help Your AC Unit

Monday, July 12th, 2021

time-for-serviceKeeping your home cool and comfortable during a Florida summer can be a pretty tough job. There are days when it feels like the heat and humidity around here just won’t let up. This means, of course, that you will need to rely heavily on your air conditioner to stay comfortable while you are at home. This may not be possible though if you need an air conditioning repair in Carrollwood, FL.

So if you are dealing with an air conditioner that needs some help, what should you do? First things first, make sure to reach out for professional repairs ASAP. Aside from that, look at adopting some of the following tips moving forward to get more from your AC without accruing extra costs.

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What Short Cycling Is and Why It’s Bad

Monday, May 17th, 2021

You turn on your AC to cool the house down one afternoon and you notice that it shuts off somewhat sooner than usual. Then it starts back up again. And shuts off shortly after. This seems like a strange new pattern to you and you would be right in viewing it this way. What you are noticing is called short cycling.

These shortened cooling cycles aren’t normal and they most certainly aren’t a sign that your air conditioner is just “cooling things off really fast.” This is actually a sign that your system is having trouble and needs an air conditioning repair in Tampa, FL.

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Where Did Your Refrigerant Go?

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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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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Don’t Let Late Season AC Needs Haunt You

Monday, October 21st, 2019

scared-concerned-womanThe wonderful weather that we enjoy in Wesley Chapel gives us the benefit of enjoying a lot of outdoor activities. But when you aren’t playing in a pool or going for a stroll, you likely want to be able to relax inside an evenly cooled home. If your home air conditioning system is on the fritz, this desire can seem more like a curse because the cool air you want has disappeared or it is taunting you in brief spurts like a mischievous spirit.

Don’t let your air conditioner’s repair needs haunt you! Your system has likely had a long and hard summer and, while it isn’t dead, it may feel like a ghost of its former self. If this is the case, it is time to call for air conditioning repair in Wesley Chapel to get your system back to normal.

If you aren’t sure what the signs are that you have some late season air conditioning repair needs, don’t worry. We have the information you need to decipher what your AC is trying to tell you, no Ouija board necessary.

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