Categories for AC Tune-Up

Should You Turn Your AC Off When You Leave Your Home?

March 28, 2023

Should You Turn Your AC Off When You Leave Your Home? In today’s economic climate, many homeowners are looking to save money and energy wherever possible. Air conditioners are often the largest users of electricity in a home, and shutting them off may seem like an easy way to reduce energy usage. However, it’s not always the best option. How High Will the Temperature Be? If you’re going to be away from your home for a long time or for a weekend, the question of whether or not to turn your AC off can be an important one. You don’t want... View Article

How Long Should an Air Conditioner Run in the Summer?

June 13, 2022

It’s summer again, which means that it’s time for you to prepare your air conditioner to keep you feeling cool and fresh. If you’re a new homeowner, you might be wondering “How long should I have my air conditioner running in the summer?” This is actually an important, practical question, especially if you’re in charge of paying your own bills. While you were living with your parents as a kid, you most probably did not have to think about this, because the responsibility falls on your parents.  Now that you’re living on your own, or have started your own family,... View Article

Ways to Keep an AC Unit Running Smoothly

October 15, 2021

When well maintained, an air conditioner can last up to 15 years. Good air conditioner maintenance should include routine cleaning, air filter changes and much more. Providing your air conditioner with proper maintenance will not only make it last longer but also help save you money over time. Below, we’ve provided plenty of information on how to maintain an air conditioner unit. Turn it off: Before performing any kind of maintenance on the inner components of your air conditioner, it’s important to turn off the power. You can do so by locating the exterior shutoff box, which should be near... View Article

Tips to Extend the Life of Your Air Conditioner

September 22, 2021

Given the amount of money required to install an air conditioning unit at your property, it’s important that you take all possible steps to extend its lifespan. The life expectancy you can get from your air conditioner will depend in large part on the model of the unit you have. But even more than that, the caliber and consistency of your preventative maintenance will influence how long your unit will be able to last. Here are some tips for how to make an AC unit last longer: Clean the unit: You should make it a point to clean your air... View Article

Tips to Get Your AC Unit Ready for Fall

September 8, 2021

With Labor Day behind us, fall weather is rapidly approaching. The changing of the seasons makes this one of the best times of year to perform some basic preventative maintenance on your air conditioner. This will help ensure the system is ready to go throughout the next six months before spring arrives. While you’ll still get plenty of usage out of your AC during the Tampa winters, it will not be as likely to be running all day, every day. Performing some maintenance now will help you ensure your system is ready for the way your air conditioning habits will... View Article


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