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

Does AC Cleanliness Matter?

Monday, October 8th, 2018

technician taking apart AC to serviceThe short answer to this is, “yes.” Your air conditioner simply cannot function as efficiently and effectively as it is meant to if the internal components are dirty. This starts, of course, with changing your air filter.

“But wait,” you might be wondering, “isn’t my air filter there to protect my indoor air quality?”

No, that air filter—which comes standard with your HVAC system upon installation—is in place to protect the inside components of your system from dirt, debris, and other contaminants that can impact AC performance. You should be changing your air filter every 1-3 months during periods of use—the more contaminants in the home the more often it should be changed (for instance, pet dander and cigarette smoke are both considered contaminants).

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What’s Causing My AC Bills to Rise?

Monday, July 16th, 2018

outside ac unit sitting on pile of money, on a white backgroundThe simple answer to this question is, “your air conditioner isn’t working as efficiently as it needs to.” Well, that’s great and all, but what’s causing your cooling system to behave inefficiently? That’s a question we’ll answer below. First, we want to stress that, when it comes to air conditioning services, it’s essential that you hire a pro, particularly for diagnosing a problem to begin with.

Symptoms of an inefficient air conditioner can include things like warm air coming from the vents, reduced airflow, and noises that indicate the AC is struggling to turn on or stay on. But just because you know this, doesn’t mean you can do anything about it, at least, not without the right professional assistance.

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Here’s Why Your AC System May be Struggling

Monday, April 10th, 2017

ac-system-struggling-whyTemperatures may have cooled off to some extent this past week, but you know as well as we do that you’re going to need your air conditioner to function as efficiently and effectively as its meant to for the coming months. That means that if your air conditioner is struggling at all to do its job, now is the best time to call for Wesley Chapel, FL AC services.

What can you expect when your service professional comes out? Well, it depends on what sort of trouble you’re having with your cooling unit. For example, if it’s blowing out air but it doesn’t feel as cold as you think it should, you may have a refrigerant leak. Or if it’s making a loud and unfamiliar noise, there could be a loose part within it. Keep reading to learn about some of the common reasons an air conditioner may malfunction.

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Dust and Its Impact on Your Air Conditioner

Monday, September 5th, 2016

Pretty much no matter where you live, dust is a part of life. It’s brought into your home each time you open a door or window, and it circulates throughout your home thanks to your air conditioning and heating system. We cannot stress how important it is to regularly change or clean your air filter, both to protect your air conditioning system and your family’s health. The right indoor air quality products and services will benefit your home and your AC system greatly too.

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When Should I Change My Air Conditioner’s Air Filter?

Monday, June 20th, 2016

If you are a Florida homeowner who doesn’t pay much attention to their air conditioner’s air filter, you are not alone. However, neglecting this AC component can do a lot more harm than good. This is one maintenance task that you can and should handle on your own, on a regular basis!

The air filter that your HVAC system is supplied with at installation is there to protect the cabinet which houses the system. It helps prevent dust and other debris from entering via return air vents, which can create damage. Basically if the filter is left unattended for too long, it will become congested and will not allow for efficient airflow or an effective AC system at all.

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