Get Your AC Ready for Summer with These Three Tips

March 30th, 2020

We use our air conditioners a lot here in Sarasota, but one thing is for sure that it’s always a nerve-wracking moment when we start them up for the first time this year. So, in the hopes that homeowners call us in the event that their AC system has trouble functioning when it’s first turned on, we’ve got three unique tips for preparing your AC for the next summer.

We’ve been talking a lot about heaters in the past few months to get our customers through winter, but now as our hot and muggy Florida summer is quickly approaching, it’s time to take care of the systems that matter the most—our air conditioners.

Thankfully, we’re here to provide some tips that can help get your cooling system up and running successfully, including scheduling AC maintenance in Sarasota, FL with the team here!

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Don’t Gamble with a Gas Furnace: Safety Tips

March 16th, 2020

Gas furnaces are built for safety these days, but no amount of precision manufacturing can prepare a system for neglect. Furnaces, just like any other heating system in the country, break down and have trouble when they haven’t been tuned-up, cleaned, or functioning properly. The problem with a gas furnace is that, unlike other heaters, it can sometimes lead to pretty serious safety concerns that are not present in other heating systems.

When taking the time to seriously think about your heater’s condition and the quality of your HVAC systems, we want you to think very hard about how your gas furnace is doing. Do you need heating repair in Venice, FL? If the answer to that question is yes, then give our team a call and we can help you out. If the answer to that question is “no” or “I don’t know,” then we implore you to keep reading while we talk about why it’s so necessary to keep your gas furnace in working order!

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Gas or Electric: Which Furnace Is Right for You?

March 2nd, 2020

To invest in a gas or electric furnace, that is the question. Regardless of what a commercial might tell you, these systems have fundamental differences that must be reconciled by every homeowner that’s doing their own due diligence.

While we’re not going to necessarily tell you which furnace to get when looking at options for heating in Sarasota, FL—we’re definitely on board with telling you about their major differences. If you’re a homeowner that’s struggling to differentiate between a gas or electric furnace, then let us take you on a journey where we talk about their efficiency, effectiveness, and examine exactly how they work. Once you know the major points that separate these two systems, you’ll be better equipped to decide which is right for your home.

Well, let’s get started!

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Could a New Thermostat Be What Your Heater Needs?

February 17th, 2020

Let’s be honest, thermostats aren’t necessarily where most of your attention goes when you think of quality temperature control. This isn’t by accident! Heating in Venice, FL is a huge investment and your heating system is by far the biggest chunk of that investment. However, your thermostat is like the brain of the system, and without a functioning brain, your HVAC system could be ruining your budget.

So, we’re going to go through a few of the benefits you might receive from a smart or Wi-Fi thermostat, so you’re given enough information to make a quality decision on what’s right for your system. If any of these benefits sound like they could help you save money or make your life better, then they’re definitely worth investing in.

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Keep Your Furnace Efficient, Replace Your Filter!

February 3rd, 2020

Usually, when we write about furnace filters, there are two kinds of people we’re writing to. The first is the slightly annoyed furnace owners in our area that exclaim “oh no, I totally forgot to replace the filter,” and they close out the tab.

The second kind of customer that we’d like to reach when we talk about furnace filters are the people who say, “What? My furnace has a filter?”

So, for all you homeowners out there that didn’t even know your furnace had a filter to be replaced, there’s no need to feel guilty. A lot of amateur HVAC technicians don’t even tell their customers about the filter and this is one of those things that separates our team from the rest. We’re invested in the life of your heater, while we help you avoid heating repair in Sarasota, FL for as long as possible.

So, let’s start with step one!

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Think Ahead with AC Maintenance Now

January 20th, 2020

We know, it’s the middle of January and you’re probably busy dealing with a faulty heater than you are with your air conditioner. However, we want to take this moment to talk about the benefits that you could receive from scheduling maintenance on your AC while you’re not using it.

It would be different if your air conditioner was surrounded by a few feet of ice and snow, but down here in Florida, it’s a different story. HVAC in Venice, FL can be easier to perform during the winter because we have such a mild wintertime climate. Your air conditioner has probably only experienced wind, rain, and some temperatures that never exceeded freezing.

So, receiving maintenance now means there’s plenty of space and time for a specialist to take an intricate look at your system, to inspect it for any problems that might become front and center this summer.

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Assess Your Indoor Air Quality Today

January 6th, 2020

Indoor air quality is a harder subject to approach with homeowners than something like heating or air conditioning. With temperature control, more often than not you can feel the difference by way of your own comfort. It’s hard to get used to sweating and overheating, which is why you’ll know when you need solid air conditioning service. Likewise with a heater, if you’re freezing on a chilly day then you’ll know that heater service is something you’ll absolutely want.

However, with indoor air quality, homeowners can have poor air quality inside their homes and believe that it’s normal. We’ve stepped into plenty of homes that are full of dust, debris, and pet dander to the point of being a respiratory problem, but homeowners don’t often notice since we can get used to our poor air quality easily. So, as your resident specialist team for HVAC in Sarasota, FL we’re going to fill you in on a few ways you can watch for your lousy air quality.

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Combat Chilliness with a Ductless System

December 23rd, 2019

Before you say anything, we get it—it doesn’t get cold very often in Sarasota. However, there are a few nights a year where you’re glad you’ve got a system to keep you cozy. Wouldn’t you want that heating system to be the most reliable and efficient system that money can buy?

Well, let us introduce you to the ductless heating system. It’s an efficient heating system that runs at a fraction of the cost that a normal furnace would run, while being environmentally friendly and perfect for our warmer climate. They don’t require invasive installation procedures and are have improved drastically in the past few years with technological advancements.

If you’ve ever thought about trying to install a heating system that’s perfect for your home, but a furnace doesn’t quite seem to cut it—it might be time to look into ductless systems in Sarasota, FL.

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4 Signs of Imminent Furnace Repair

December 9th, 2019

Furnaces require more attention than many homeowners believe. This isn’t just because they’re important heat producers for you and your family, although that’s a good reason in and of itself. It’s because a furnace in disrepair can often be a safety hazard since many of them consume natural gas and produce hazardous fumes that are harmful to breathe in.

While we know that furnaces aren’t used as much here as they are up north, that doesn’t negate the fact that they can be a health hazard when left in disrepair. If any of the signs we mention below sound familiar, make sure to contact our team for furnace repair in Sarasota, FL. We’re on a mission to make sure that every home in Sarasota and Manatee County are safe and secure from any problems that could arise from a gas furnace.

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The Benefits of a Whole-House Dehumidifier

November 25th, 2019

When most homeowners think of a dehumidifier, they think of the portable version that plugs into your outlet and drips into a little bucket. While we’re technically talking about the same thing, a whole-house dehumidifier is a whole different piece of equipment. Sometimes, you’re going to want to dehumidify your entire home, especially if you’re seeing excessive water damage due to the moisture in your air. That’s where a whole-house dehumidifier comes in!

If you’re planning on investing in a dehumidifier in Sarasota, FL then you might want to keep a whole-house dehumidifier on your radar. It provides several benefits that a portable system won’t ever be able to give. That’s why we’re writing this, to give you the lowdown on the major benefits you could receive with a dehumidifier like this.

Trust us, when it gets humid enough to drown during the summer months, you’ll be glad you kept reading.

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