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

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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What You Should Know Before Installing a Heat Pump

Monday, May 18th, 2020
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Heat pumps are becoming increasingly more popular these days, and it’s no surprise to us. Having the reliability of a cooling system as well as a heating system in your home that runs hyper-efficiently is pretty much case closed for many prospective buyers who are looking for the best comfort in their home.

However, while we recommend getting a heat pump when looking into air conditioning installation in Orlando, FL—we don’t recommend getting a system that you don’t know anything about! So, before you call up a team of professionals and sign up for heat pump installation, pay attention to some of the most important facts about the system.

The worst thing that can happen is your home getting stuck with the improper AC system that ends up driving you crazy.

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When to Tell If It’s Time to Replace Your AC

Monday, April 20th, 2020
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Telling the difference between a struggling AC that needs repairs and an AC that’s on its last legs boils down to a science. While professional technicians might be able to tell where on that scale a system might be, homeowners have trouble deciding whether or not they should pay for a repair or replacement and ultimately it’s their decision. Today we’re going to talk a little bit about how an air conditioner starts to falter and what you can do about it.

Do you call our team again for a targeted repair? Or do you call it quits and decide to start investing in a whole system replacement? Only with the right information and a team dedicated to HVAC service in Orlando, FL will you be able to make the right call. Hopefully, with the information we’ve provided down below, making that right decision won’t be so hard.

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How to Choose an Air Conditioner

Monday, April 6th, 2020
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There are a lot of words going around these days from ductless air conditioners, to heat pumps, and for homeowners that haven’t purchased a new air conditioner in a while, it can be pretty overwhelming. After all, you’re most-likely way to busy to spend hours of your day searching for the best, most efficient cooling system to invest in.

Thankfully, we can give you the lowdown in a quick read. Don’t worry about having to web search every HVAC glossary term you come across, we can try to explain how each of these systems works and what the benefit would be to your home. Each AC installation in Orlando, FL has unique advantages, and we’d like to spell those advantages out clearly so that you’re more informed when you purchase your system.

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Ductless Air Conditioners: A Buyer’s Guide

Monday, March 23rd, 2020
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Ductless air conditioners are all the rage, and for good reason! They’re hyper-efficient, incredibly effective cooling machines that provide year-round comfort for families in homes that don’t have the advantage of ductwork. If you’ve just moved into a home that’s old or too small for ductwork, while your heater might be well-equipped for such a change, you might be able to use the installation of a ductless air conditioner.

However, we’re constantly having to explain how exactly ductless systems in Orlando, FL work to homeowners who just don’t know the science behind them—and that’s okay! Anything we can do to inform homeowners about such advanced pieces of equipment is worth it to us.

So, are you interested in such a system but you’re not sure how it works or what the advantages are? Don’t worry, follow along and we’ll get to the bottom of it.

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The Major Benefits of Springtime Maintenance

Thursday, March 12th, 2020
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Springtime maintenance really is key for a longer-lasting HVAC system. While we will get into the specifics of how and why this is the case, first we’d like to talk about what exactly maintenance is.

Many homeowners just think that you should get your air conditioner or heater installed and then you’re set for a decade unless you need repairs done—but that couldn’t be further from the truth! Furnaces and AC systems require yearly tune-ups to ensure they’re still working efficiently, effectively, and reliably. Without yearly furnace maintenance in Orlando, FL you can bet that you’ll be paying for expensive repairs that could have potentially been avoided if they had been addressed earlier.

We’ll tell you what you can expect from springtime maintenance for your heating system, and even for your air conditioner while we’re at it!

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These Three Furnace Sounds Are NOT Normal

Monday, February 10th, 2020
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Some sounds are normal. The revving of your car engine when you press on the gas, the clicking of your gas stove when you’re cooking food, even the hissing of water coming from your faucet when you turn the dial, these are normal noises. However, there are some appliances in your home that should not make noises by any standards. Your furnace is one of these appliances.

While sure, hearing the sound of your furnace gently depositing heated air into your home is definitely harmless, any banging or clanking noises that it might make are absolutely not normal. Not only are they not normal, but they could also be dangerous as well, which is why a furnace noise should always warranty a call with an HVAC technician. Whether you need furnace repair in Orlando, FL or a whole system replacement because yours is leaking gas, we can be the team to help you get to the bottom of it.

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It’s Time for a Furnace Replacement

Monday, January 13th, 2020
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Furnaces don’t last forever, and while we might think that 10 to 15 years is a long time, it definitely sneaks up on you. That being said, a sneaky furnace that’s about to fail isn’t necessarily going to be easy to notice, so you’re going to want to stay vigilant and be sure when you should be preparing for a replacement.

In order to help with this process, we’ve listed several key signs that will indicate you’re nearing a furnace replacement. Be careful, when it comes to HVAC service in Orlando, FL there are serious concerns with running a furnace way beyond it’s average lifespan. If your system runs on natural gas, these concerns could turn into safety issues that are dangerous to have occurring in your home.

So, let’s get started with some helpful hints as to when your furnace is on its last legs.

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AC FAQ: What Is Short Cycling?

Monday, December 30th, 2019
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We like to think of air conditioners as silent protectors, quietly cooling our homes while they sit outside doing their thing. However, when problems arise, sometimes it’s up to homeowners to figure out what’s going on using their keen senses!

One of those problems is called short-cycling, which is the process of your air conditioner turning on and off too quickly without performing a full cooling cycle. AC units need to run an entire cycle in order to cool your home properly and effectively, otherwise, they risk straining certain components of the system and causing a premature breakdown. So, let’s try avoiding that premature breakdown by talking about what causes the short-cycling of an air conditioner and how you can prevent such a problem.

If the problem requires professional AC repairs, don’t fret! Call our team for air conditioning repair in Orlando, FL and get this nipped in the bud before the scorching summer approaches!

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