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

Your Ducts Need Fixing!

Monday, September 20th, 2021

Air ducts are a strange topic to talk about. While our HVAC systems like air conditioners and furnaces really get the spotlight on websites and blog posts, that’s not entirely fair. In most homes, the air created by your HVAC system needs to be transported throughout your home through your ductwork. It seems clear that, as much as we enjoy talking about HVAC technology, they wouldn’t be able to do much without ductwork.

Today, we’re going to focus on the unsung heroes of comfort—your air ducts. It might feel like a pain to hear that your air ducts need fixing, but this network of tubes is one of the biggest reasons why you’re able to feel warm and cozy during the winter, and cool during the summer.

As your local specialists for HVAC in Orlando, FL, we think it’s time we talked about your ductwork.

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Get Rid of Unwanted Moisture Today

Monday, September 6th, 2021

Moisture isn’t necessarily bad. There are a lot of different types of moisture we enjoy, like the steam that comes from a hot shower or the cool water mist that comes from one of those spinning fan toys. Basically, moisture isn’t really that big of a deal unless we’re talking about HVAC or home improvement. And we hate to be the bearers of bad news, but this is an HVAC blog!

Basically, humidity can cause all sorts of problems for a home. Without a dehumidifier in Orlando, FL, there’s nothing to stop moisture from causing mold growth, weakening the foundation of your home, and adding to the uncomfortable temperatures we get when a heatwave arrives. The only true and tested solution for this is the installation of a dehumidification system that our team can provide.

Read on as we get into the specifics of why dehumidifiers are so necessary for our neck of the woods!

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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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You Might Need an Air Filtration System

Monday, July 26th, 2021

Air quality is superb in Orlando. It’s clear that tourists come specifically to our neck of the woods in order to escape their stuffy homes during the winter and enjoy our wonderful fresh air! While our outdoor air has a superb quality, we don’t spend the majority of our time outdoors.

Whether you’re working, hanging out at home, or participating in your favorite hobbies with the family, it’s most likely going to be inside your house. Homes in Orlando have been built to keep cool air inside with incredible efficiency, which means you’re less likely to interact with the outside air. While our outdoor air quality might be great, it’s common for air quality indoors to be subpar.

An air filtration system in Orlando, FL could be your ticket to fresh, clean air indoors. With the help of this kind of indoor air quality technology, you can appreciate our amazing outdoor air quality while also achieving comfortable air quality within your home as well.

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Heat Pumps Need Air Filter Replacements Too

Monday, June 28th, 2021

We talk a lot about air filters on this blog, but we want to be abundantly clear with our fans who read it. Heat pumps might be different in many fundamental ways from central air conditioners, but they still are similar in some aspects. When it comes to the filter in your heat pump, and calling for professional help to address heat pump repair in Orlando, FL, there’s absolutely no difference.

Your heat pump needs a filter change just like a central AC unit! And, to make things a bit more complicated, it’s going to need more filter changes because we use heat pumps for the majority of the year, not just for the summer.

So buckle up, because we’re going to touch on how homeowners can replace their heat pump’s air filter, how often it should be done, and why it’s so important to call us if you need help.

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It’s Almost Time to Retire Your Heater

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

Notice how we said “almost?” If you’ve been watching the weather report at all, you’ll know how we’re still in the thick of winter. While we might not get the abundance of snow that appeared for our northern neighbors, we’re still getting cold fronts left and right. You’d be silly to think your heater is done for the rest of the year while our nights are still chilly.

So, as we get closer to the spring, let’s take some time to contemplate whether or not our heating in Orlando, FL could use some help. February serves as a great point to evaluate the quality, efficiency, and price of your heating system as it’s almost made it through another winter.

Here are some steps you can take to contemplate the future of your heating system. Whether you need a repair or a whole-system replacement, we can help. Just remember to use us as a resource when the time comes!

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Your Winter Furnace Guide in Orlando, FL

Monday, February 8th, 2021

We know that it might sound foolish to talk about heating in Orlando, but for anyone who has been living here long enough—it can get a little chilly. A February night in Orlando can reach temperatures that require homes to use their heaters and most homes in our area use furnaces.

So, we’ve decided to take it upon ourselves to give you a little mid-winter checklist to help you avoid the need for furnace service in Orlando, FL. With our help, you can make sure your furnace is working properly, your bills aren’t too high, and that your home is as comfortable as it should be. We’re looking to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of your heater.

Just because we use furnaces less often around here doesn’t mean your system should be neglected. Heating is important and it can be expensive when left to neglect!

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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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Unique Heat Pump Problems to Address

Monday, January 11th, 2021

Heat pumps are definitely unique. While we love them, and they’re some of the best heating systems we offer in Orlando, they’re not without their problems. This is where things get interesting because homeowners start thinking that they need to be repaired in the same way that a gas furnace or a central air conditioner should be, when neither is the case.

Heat pumps are their own systems with their own unique needs. Take it from our team, since we specialize in heat pump repair in Orlando, FL, that you’re going to need specific repairs for specific problems that relate to heat pumps.

What might some of these problems be? We’re glad you asked! Keep reading and we’ll talk about the unique problems that only affect heat pump systems. We’ll mention what you can do about them—and here’s a hint—our team can help!

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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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