What’s That Smell Coming from my Air Conditioner?   If an air conditioner is working properly, the air will smell clean and pure. Any odors should be investigated, as they may indicate a problem with your unit, the environment or your home. Sometimes a quick inspection is all that’s needed to...

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Tips to Protect Your AC During a Hurricane or Severe Storm   Typically a majority of the damage to your air conditioning system will be outside at the condensing unit. Water damage, wind damage, electrical damage all can occur during a severe storm. 1. Make sure the condensing unit is secure...

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Why Is My AC Freezing Up?   Why would your air conditioner freeze up in the middle of summer? Maybe you see ice on the ac evaporator coil or even see ice on the ac lines all the way outside to the condensing unit. Not good- shut the system down immediately. It can be very damaging to your sy...

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Why Does my AC Circuit Breaker Keep Tripping?   You should not take the circuit breaker tripping on your HVAC system lightly. A circuit breaker by design is a safety mechanism that shuts the air conditioning unit off if there is a problem. We recommend that the circuit breaker is reset one...

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What is the Difference Between a Package Unit and a Split System Air Conditioner?   You have probably heard the terms AC split system and a package unit. But do you know the difference?   AC package unit   A package unit is kind of like a giant window AC unit. Meaning all the c...

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Why Does the "AUX" Setting on my Thermostat Come on and What Does it Mean?   "Aux" is short for auxiliary heat. If you have "aux" light on your thermostat, it means your air conditioning/heating system is a heat pump system. How does your heat pump heat your house why do I have auxiliary hea...

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How Do I Wire an AC Thermostat?   You just bought a new thermostat but which wire goes where? First, before you even attempt to change out a thermostat from the Air Conditioner , shut off the power to the air handler. The transformer that supplies the 24 volts needed for the HVAC control sy...

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Why You Should Consider a Dehumidifier in Your Florida House We all know Florida has one of the most humid climates in the United States. Having a dehumidifier in addition to your air conditioning system can benefit your health, comfort levels, and house. Why should I be concerned with humidity...

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Why Does My AC Keep Turning On and Off? Are you finding your air conditioner turning on and off repeatedly? Short cycling is not a good sign. Read below for some of the most common reason this happens. 1. Thermostat Location 2. Refrigerant Leak 3. Dirty Condenser coil 4. A/C too big 5. Drain line...

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Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air? My AC unit is not cooling but blowing warm air. Now what? Check to see if the condensing unit (outside unit) is running. What is happening is the air handler (inside unit) is running, but the condenser is offline, (take a look), so there is no cooling. The air handl...

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