McDonald Home Services Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Venice’

This Little Sensor Could Be Causing All Your AC Problems

Monday, November 20th, 2023

Your air conditioner turns on when its needs to, then stops when it doesn’t. You don’t think anything of it, except all of a sudden it’s not providing cool air. It’s not warm, but it’s not cold either, so what’s the deal? Well, it could all be due to one little sensor that’s deep in your air conditioner.

When we perform AC repair in Venice, FL, sometimes we run into a unique problem: a sensor on the blower motor. While this does need to be repaired and it’s a DIY kind of fix, the good news is that it’s not the same as a total system breakdown. As long as it’s caught early, there may also be minimal long-term damages to your air conditioner.

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The Difference Between Clean and Dirty Air

Monday, September 12th, 2022

One of the biggest reasons why customers come to us for air purifiers in Venice, FL is because of the difference they make. Understanding how air goes from being dirty or contaminated, to being fresh and clean, can be an important factor when making decisions for your home. Depending on the time of year, as well as your family’s allergies and medical history, an air purifier might make a huge difference in how you live your life.

We want to approach two topics in today’s blog. The first will be about the difference between clean air and dirty air. The second part will be about how specifically an air purifier changes that dirty air into clean air. We’ll discuss the science behind air purifiers, while also touching on the way these systems can be paired well with air filtration units too.

Our hope is that you feel confident knowing whether or not an air purifier is right for you after reading this blog.

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What to Do When Your AC Breaks Down

Monday, August 2nd, 2021

Air conditioners shouldn’t break down in the middle of the summer. When you sign up for AC maintenance, or get repairs done early, this is usually avoided. But it happens, and when your air conditioner breaks down, you shouldn’t just give up and spend the rest of the hot season in complete discomfort.

First things first, call our team! We provide quick and reliable air conditioning repair in Venice, FL for homeowners that need it. We don’t care if you skipped maintenance or if you’ve got a budget, our only concern is keeping you comfortable at a price you can afford. So pick up the phone and call us before you do anything else.

However, it’s going to take some time for us to meet you during such a busy season! In this blog post, we’re going to talk about a few strategies you and your family can employ to stay comfortable and collected until a professional arrives.

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What’s Wrong with Your Compressor?

Monday, September 28th, 2020

The weather is a little different down here in Florida. Everyone else all over the country is busy gearing their heating system up for a rough winter, and we’re still encountering air conditioner problems that could be obnoxious for the future. Many hot days are still yet to come for us, so it’s vital that your air conditioner works as it should.

When was the last time you thought about your system’s compressor? A few months ago? Never? Do you not even know what the compressor is? That’s really no problem for us.

As your experts in air conditioning repair in Venice, FL, we’re here to talk about your system’s compressor. We’ll talk about what it does and detail some common issues that usually plague this component. Does that sound good?

Keep reading and remember to call us if you encounter compressor problems.

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Don’t Gamble with a Gas Furnace: Safety Tips

Monday, 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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Could a New Thermostat Be What Your Heater Needs?

Monday, 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.

Let’s get started!

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Think Ahead with AC Maintenance Now

Monday, 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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