Climate Experts Air and Heat Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Melbourne’

7 Signs You Need AC Duct Repair

Monday, August 7th, 2023

It’s been about fifty years since new homes started to be routinely built with ductwork for the newly popular central air conditioners, and of course, places like Florida were some of the quickest to adopt this system so that Floridians could escape the heat.

This means that in many middle-aged houses, the ductwork is quite old, and nothing lasts forever. Even in newer homes, damage to ductwork can occur. But often the ducts themselves are tucked out of sight—between walls, above ceilings—and the damage might not be visible. How can you tell when your AC ductwork needs to be repaired? Here are 7 telltale signs that it’s time for a professional to take a look at your ducts.

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How AC Maintenance Prevents AC Repairs

Monday, July 24th, 2023

You know that you’re supposed to have maintenance performed on your air conditioner every year, right? And perhaps you know some of the reasons: maintenance keeps your air conditioner under warranty for as long as possible, improves the effectiveness with which it cools your home, increases efficiency, lengthens the lifespan of the system, and makes it so you’ll need fewer repairs. But perhaps you have questions. How exactly does AC maintenance prevent problems that would otherwise require repair? We’ll tell you all about it.

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How Duct Cleaning Helps Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

Monday, May 15th, 2023

In the 1970s, new homes started to be constructed with ductwork. This was to accommodate the new and popular central air conditioners which have now become so common. There are many reasons why this system continues to be popular more than sixty years later, but like everything, there are some potential downsides.

One is that deep inside the ductwork, where you can’t see, dirt and debris accumulate, and as your conditioned air blows past that, it can contaminate the air in your home. What can you do if you suspect your ductwork is dirty? Consider professional duct cleaning services. 

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