Gary Munson Heating & Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘HVAC’

What No HVAC Maintenance Is Costing You

Monday, January 25th, 2021

Homeowners and industry specialists alike often groan about the cost of a maintenance plan. There are so many features that are included in a plan like ours, that it can be hard to take advantage of all of them. People then think HVAC maintenance in Orlando, FL is some kind of “bonus” service and that they can do without it until their system starts malfunctioning and their bills go through the roof.

What we’d like to make clear today is that HVAC maintenance, for heaters, air conditioners, and any system, is not optional. If you want to even approach a 10-year lifespan for your system, let alone anything beyond that, you’ll need routine maintenance every year. These services are required for very specific reasons that we’ll get into—but the most important thing to remember is that there’s a cost to forgetting to sign up for maintenance.

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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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Your AC Options Going Forward

Monday, November 30th, 2020

Here in Orlando, air conditioners are vital. While people come here for vacations to enjoy our scorching hot summer temperatures and moist humidity levels, they can be overbearing for those of us that live here. Trying to get through a year here without an air conditioner would be a feat of extraordinary resilience, which is why our company gets as many calls as it does!

However, oftentimes it’s not repairs we’re called for, but new installations. Homeowners want the same old central air conditioner year after year, and even though there are amazing new systems on the market that could be better for their home, people just aren’t informed enough to make that decision. That’s where we come in!

Today, we’re going to talk about the different types of systems to invest in when it comes to HVAC in Orlando, FL. From ductless systems to the standard central air conditioner—there’s a cooling solution for every type of home.

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Do You Need Our Help? Probably

Monday, November 2nd, 2020

So, you’ve gotten to this page because you need help with HVAC service in Orlando, FL. That’s not really up for debate. Your air conditioner could be on the fritz, or you could be dealing with the need for a heater repair before the cold temperatures settle in this year. Basically, you need help and you’re trying to figure out which team to look for when it comes time to choose.

How about we get into the details about why our team is the one to choose? After all, what’s the point of looking at this post if you aren’t at least considering going with a local, family-owned HVAC company that’s been serving the Orlando area for years!

We promise that we’ve got some info about our MVP Plan, and details on our specialized services that really make it an easy decision.

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AC FAQ: The Do’s and Don’ts of AC Repair

Monday, October 19th, 2020

Haven’t you sometimes wished that an HVAC technician could just grab you and tell you, “Hey, don’t do that!” Well, consider this your lucky day. We see homeowners do a lot of things, from the unacceptable to the preferred, and we’d like to make it clear what those things are.

We use our air conditioners so much here in Florida that it’s absolutely vital we know how to use them. That involves all the best practices for homeowners that want to be proactive and telling homeowners the truth when they’re doing something they shouldn’t. If you need help or AC repair in Winter Park, FL, we can be the team to provide it. You’re just going to need to do the legwork until we get there.

Pay attention to what we’re about to tell you and we promise you’ll thank us down the line!

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Work with a Better Team Than You’re Used to

Monday, September 7th, 2020
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Here at Gary Munson, our slogan is “You will be more comfortable with the best,” but what exactly does that mean? Sure, it’s always better to work with the best—but sometimes it can be hard to tell what makes an HVAC contractor “the best.”

Today we’re going to approach that topic head-on. What makes a contractor “the best” and how can you find them for yourself? What are the benefits of working with teams that you can trust and that are reliable? How can you find these teams? Let’s make sure your commercial HVAC in Orlando, FL is in the hands of a team that is made of “the best.”

Don’t forget that amateur service can end up costing you a lot of money in the long run. It might seem tedious, but reading this blog post and finding the best technicians money can buy is arguable the best decision you can make as a business owner.

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3 Quick Tips to Deal with the Heat

Monday, June 29th, 2020
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Temperatures are rising, and humidity is starting to make it really feel like summer. That means we’re going to be cranking our ACs up and running them pretty much daily. This stress can lead to a plethora of problems, from little repair needs to a full-on breakdown with an air conditioner that’s been suffering. Thankfully, there are some things we can do to mitigate those kinds of events.

Any HVAC company in Orlando, FL will tell you to call the pros for air conditioning maintenance, but not many of them will talk about some great tips for homeowners that they can do themselves to keep their houses cool and air conditioners in good shape.

Don’t believe us? Keep reading and take a look below at some of our tried and tested air conditioning tips for summer temperatures. Make sure you call our team if you run into problems with your air conditioner beyond what we’ve talked about.

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Choosing the Right Commercial HVAC Contractor

Monday, June 15th, 2020
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Commercial HVAC is similar to residential HVAC work except there can be a lot more on the line. When it comes to an entire building or business having the right air conditioner or heater set up, there’s no room for mistakes which makes finding the right team of professionals all the more important. That’s where things get tricky.

Unless you’ve got a guide to help you choose the right team of pros for the job! Seriously, so many business owners looking for commercial HVAC in Orlando, FL just choose the first contractor they’ve heard of or see in the phone book, but that’s never the best way to choose a team.

We’re here to talk about looking at things like credentials, qualifications, experience, customer reviews, and so on. Once you’ve weighed your options, you’ll feel better about entrusting this important work to a team that you know will get the job done right.

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Do You Suffer from Thermostat Woes?

Monday, February 24th, 2020
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Thermostats can be finicky things. While we advise most homeowners to have upgraded to a smart or Wi-Fi thermostat at this point, not all homeowners have reached that level–and that’s okay!

However, if you’re dealing with constant HVAC problems that can be attributed to your thermostat, then it might be time for a change. From power or wiring issues, to problems with dust, and even inaccurate temperature readings, there are some severe problems that can be caused by a faulty thermostat.

This post is for homeowners that are frustrated with their heating systems but they’re not sure if the problem has to do with the heater itself. The culprit could be your thermostat and we’ll get into why this could be. Take it from us, your local HVAC company in Longwood, FL that it could be time to upgrade your thermostat if these issues persist.

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5 Priorities When Choosing an HVAC Technician

Monday, October 7th, 2019
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Okay, we’re going to be honest. This list could have 10, 15 or even 20 priorities listed, but we know that nobody wants to read a blog post that long. So, in order to save you some time, we’re going to dive into the 5 most important things to look out for when you’re hiring a new contractor for any HVAC work you need to be done.

HVAC equipment is an investment, so the person who installs it should be more than qualified and trusted. Whether it’s an installation, repair, or AC maintenance in Casselberry, FL you’re going to need it done right to avoid wasting your money. Keep in mind the following five tips when you start the search for your next HVAC service professional, and you’ll more than likely be happy with your service.

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