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Have You Been Disinfecting Your Air Conditioner?

July 14, 2021

Dusting, sweeping and mopping are just a few of the household chores we do to keep our homes tidy and to eliminate germs and bacteria. But one area you may not be cleaning is your air conditioner, and that’s an issue. Cleaning an AC unit is essential to remove the built-up bacteria, mold, dust and other contaminants in the system. Failing to disinfect the unit allows all of those microbes to be blown into your air each time the system kicks on. Continue reading to learn a bit more about cleaning your AC unit. How often should you disinfect your... View Article

What You Should Know About Air Conditioning and COVID-19

June 30, 2021

Now that summer’s in full swing, many of us will spend more time inside staying cool under the air conditioner and less time out in the sweltering Florida heat. But with everyone hanging out indoors, do we need to worry about the spread of COVID-19 through the air-conditioning system? The good news is that there’s no direct link between air conditioning and COVID-19. But any time air is being circulated around a room, the germs, droplets and other particles in the air also spread around. So if someone in your home coughs or sneezes, the AC will allow those particles... View Article

How to Get Your AC Ready for Spring

May 13, 2021

Warmer weather is here, and you’re probably wondering if your air conditioning unit is up to the job. Will it be able to handle the heat and humidity in the coming months? You’ve invested a lot in your HVAC system and want to extend its lifespan and ensure it’s working as efficiently as possible. You likely have plenty of spring cleaning tasks on your plate—one of them should be having the pros check out your air conditioning in Tampa, FL. This preventative maintenance can pay dividends down the line. An AC unit that’s functioning well will keep your family comfortable... View Article

What’s the Average Air Conditioner Lifespan in Florida?

November 17, 2020

A good air conditioner is one of those things you can’t live without in Tampa, FL. The average AC life in Florida depends on how close you live to the shoreline and how frequently you service the unit. Here are several factors to keep in mind while calculating your AC unit’s life expectancy. AC units last around 10 years The average AC life in Florida is 10 years when the unit is serviced on a regular basis. When an AC unit is functioning at its best, you can expect up to 15 years of use before replacing it. However, AC... View Article

Tips for AC Use During Florida Winters

November 3, 2020

Winter in Tampa, FL means your AC unit gets to take a break. But simply shutting it off isn’t enough to prevent excessive wear and tear. Proper maintenance is required to avoid common pitfalls of the chilly season. Below you’ll find plenty of tips for AC use during Florida winters and how to extend the unit’s lifespan. Replace the air filter Homeowners can extend the life of their AC unit by replacing the air filter once every two months. Air conditioners need filter replacements on a regular basis to prevent dust and pollen from clogging the unit. New filters are... View Article

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