Gary Munson Heating & Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

3 Reasons to Stay Positive About AC Repair

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

Air conditioning repair can be a hassle sometimes. Especially when it’s required on one of the hottest days of the year and during an inconvenient time. That’s why we want to try to work with homeowners to ensure them that it can, in fact, be a positive experience.

Air conditioner repair can ultimately be a time when you evaluate the condition of your system, look at your budget and your options, and choose a team that’s right for you. All of these elements can be exciting for various different reasons, and they’re worth thinking about if you’re tired of being stressed out by expensive central AC repair in Orlando, FL.

Our team is here to help make this process as simple and easy as possible. Keep reading to learn more about three unique ways to change your mindset about AC repairs and keep things stress-free.

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Parts Delays, Supply Shortages, and More

Monday, July 12th, 2021

We’re certain you’ve heard about some of the industry-wide part delays, supply shortages, and other problems. This isn’t just a situation in our area, it’s happening all over the country and homeowners are dealing with the brunt of it. We’re not in the business of nickel and diming our customers, so if there’s a way we can help you save money, we’re going to go out on a limb and do it.

Today, we’d like to talk about some of these parts delays and supply shortages. We’ll discuss what they mean for you and how HVAC service in Oviedo, FL could be impacted. Don’t worry, we won’t point you in the wrong direction, we’ll give you the proper services you need at a price that will work for you. All you need to do is call us ahead of time to make sure that we plan things for the long term.

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Why Replace Your AC With a Heat Pump?

Tuesday, June 1st, 2021

Your air conditioner has finally bitten the dust and it’s time to replace it. Either it barely works, or it sits there collecting dust while you explore your options online. If this is the case, then you’ve probably come across heat pump technology and you’re wondering why anyone would choose this kind of system over a central air conditioner.

Well, that’s what we’re here to answer! When it comes to air conditioning in Winter Park, FL, especially the installation of a new system, it’s important to look at all of your options. You don’t just have to invest in the same old type of AC unit you’ve used in the past. You could upgrade to a heating and cooling system that works all year round! Or, you could go ductless, and transform your home into a paradise that’s efficient and doesn’t leak any air through old ductwork.

Let’s take a look at a few of your options.

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Yes, Every AC Should Be Tuned Up!

Monday, May 17th, 2021

We understand that we talk a lot about air conditioning maintenance on this blog, but it’s for a very good reason. Homeowners don’t get their systems tuned up nearly as much as they should, and some even believe that certain systems don’t need to be tuned up. Not only is this information false, but it’s going to get you into hot water if you’re not careful.

Our team is a family-owned and local company, which means we’ll go a long way to ensure that every home in our neighborhood has an air conditioner in good shape. One way we can achieve that goal is by informing you about just how important AC maintenance is.

Let’s talk about the different cooling systems and why they also need an air conditioning tune-up in Winter Park, FL. Don’t forget to call us if you have any questions or concerns!

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3 Best Practices for Your AC to Start Today

Monday, May 3rd, 2021

We’re sure that everyone who is reading this blog post is familiar with responsibility. Whether you’re a parent, a homeowner, or the owner of a nice car, you know that a lot of work goes into keeping things running smoothly. We call those kinds of things “best practices” because they’re things that you need to do regularly to keep your systems in the “best condition” possible, right?

Why would your air conditioner be any different? It’s a complex machine that’s likely one of the largest investments you’ve ever made. It deserves to be treated as such, and we promise that the best practices we’re going to talk about can help save you money and keep your system running smoothly for years to come.

By regularly using these best practices, you can avoid the need to call for HVAC service in Windermere, FL. Well, let’s get right to it!

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Is That Sound Coming From My AC?

Monday, April 19th, 2021

Well, first it’s important to take some measures to ensure this noise is coming from your AC and not from somewhere else. Make sure the TV is off, the kids are quiet, and whatever other noise-making devices are off or asleep. If the noise you’re hearing can quite obviously still be heard, and you’re able to pinpoint it coming from your AC or your air ducts, then you’ve got a problem. Luckily, we have a solution!

AC noises are nothing new. Just like an old beater car or a computer that’s on its last legs, a machine will start creating noise when it runs into a problem. Air conditioners are just another system that will screech, grumble, clang, or hiss when there’s something clearly amiss. That’s why it’s important you have a professional around to provide HVAC service in Lake Mary, FL. Our team is experienced enough to handle whatever issue your system is running into.

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Why Choose Our MVP Plan?

Monday, April 5th, 2021

That’s a very good question, but one that we hope to answer right here and now. The Gary Munson MVP Plan grants a whole host of benefits for homeowners that subscribe, and it’s also the way you can get some of the best maintenance available in our area. Your air conditioner, your heater, and your indoor air quality systems will all be better off when you sign up for our MVP plan.

We could talk all day about how great it is when used with your air conditioning in Lake Mary, FL, but we don’t just talk the talk, we walk the walk. We want to show you exactly what benefits are in-store when you sign up for our MVP plan. We’ll show you exactly how your air conditioner will be improved, and get you right to where you can start saving money and planning that next vacation.

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Whatever You Do, Don’t Void That Warranty

Monday, March 8th, 2021

That’s right, you heard us. Put down that wrench, put away your gloves, and closeout that internet tutorial on how to fix your AC. To make a long story short—it’s not worth it.

But we know that many out there read our blogs for the informative content we post, so we’re going to give you more than just a quick answer. AC repair in Windermere, FL is complicated, and it’s not something that a homeowner should even try to accomplish on their own. This isn’t just because it can cause unnecessary damage to the system, render it broken, or even cause wild inefficiency to arise. It’s because you could void your warranty.

Today, we’re going to talk about why warranties are so important and why you should never risk voiding them under any circumstances. Warranties can save you thousands of dollars, and voiding that agreement can cost you the same.

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Short Cycling and How to Deal with It

Monday, December 28th, 2020
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Yep, it’s almost January. To many homeowners up north, that means forgetting about your air conditioner for another month. To us here in Florida, it means another potential few days of above 80° weather that requires the help of our AC systems. While heaters might be used seldomly here in Orlando, air conditioning systems and heat pumps are used almost all year round, which makes it so much more important to notice when something is wrong!

When your air conditioner is short cycling, or it’s suffering from another problem, what does that look like? How do you know you need to call for an HVAC contractor in Orlando, FL? Lucky for you, we’re going to go into detail about those very things. We’ll talk about when the right time would be to call for help, and why we’re the team to get in touch with!

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Is Your AC’s Condensate Drain Clogged?

Monday, December 14th, 2020

Air conditioners deal with moisture in the air as well as the heat. Think about it, the more humid the air is in your home, the easier it is for heat to get stuck and make you uncomfortable. As your air conditioner draws in air and cools it, it condenses the moisture from the air making your home feel dryer and cooler. However, where does that moisture go?

It should go into the condensate drain and get vented outside. If your air conditioning in Orlando, FL isn’t working properly and you’re noticing that there are humidity problems in your home, it could signal that something is wrong with the condensate drain of your system. Humidity issues, mold, and the malfunction of your air conditioner are all signs that your condensate drain is clogged and you’re suffering from an issue. Don’t worry, keep reading and give us a call if you think your system is dealing with this kind of problem.

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