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When Is It Time to Call for Plumbing Repairs?

April 17th, 2017

plumbing-repairs-time-callIn some cases, the answer to this will be quite obvious—for example, your toilet has suddenly overflowed upon flushing or a pipe burst under your sink and is quickly flooding your kitchen. But not all Longwood, FL plumbing problems are that apparent.

Some of them make their selves known a bit more subtly. For example, you may hear a rattling noise when you turn on a faucet—a sign that air is trapped in the pipes, which can lead to bigger problems. Or you may notice mold growth in an area where your pipes run—the indication of a neglected leak. Keep reading for some more signs that it’s time to call for professional plumbing repairs.

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AC Care to Handle before Summer Hits

April 3rd, 2017

ac-care-before-summerWe know, summer never truly ends here in Orlando. But, while temperatures are still on the fairly mild side, now is a good time to take care of your air conditioner and make sure that it’s ready for the long summer instead. If something does go wrong, we provide quality Orlando, FL air conditioning services, but we’d like to help you avoid problems with your cooling system in the first place, if at all possible.

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Is Your Electrical Panel in Need of an Upgrade?

March 28th, 2017

With the way technology is advancing these days, we are placing increasing demands on our electrical systems. Everything from high efficiency appliances, to hard-wired security systems, gadgets, and rechargeable devices rely on a steady flow of electricity in order to function.

But what happens when it’s all too much? You can unintentionally short out circuits, or even cause an electrical fire. If you do find yourself in need of an electrical panel upgrade, we provide the Sanford, FL electrical services to do the job. But how do you know when it’s time for this upgrade?

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What It Means for Your AC if You Hear Any of These 6 Noises!

March 20th, 2017

ac-6-noises-what-it-meansModern air conditioners are developed to operate very efficiently, and fairly quietly. Of course, any type of cooling system is going to make some noise. But how do you know when it’s just a normal operational sound or the noises mean more—that you need Kissimmee, FL air conditioning repairs?

The fact of the matter is, you’re going to know the sounds of your air conditioner better than anyone, just after a few months of using it. So if something seems off, then you should have it addressed right away. Neglecting strange noises could mean the difference between a minor repair need and a huge AC emergency.

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What Causes Uneven Cooling and What Can Be Done to Stop It?

March 6th, 2017

uneven-cooling-causesWhen you live in just about any city in Florida, you become very well acquainted with heat. As such, it’s vital that you have an effectively operating air conditioning system. If you are not receiving even cooling throughout your home, however, then you can’t possibly be cooling your home efficiently.

There are a few potential causes of this frustrating problem, which we’ll cover below. It’s important to address this issue by hiring a professional to take a look at your HVAC system ASAP, if you have any hope of improving your Lake Mary, FL air conditioning efficiency.

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Invest in Duct Cleaning to Help Your HVAC System!

February 27th, 2017

It’s no secret that your air conditioner gets a lot of use, and subsequently so does your ductwork. Naturally, your duct system will accumulate a good amount of dirt and dust during our long cooling seasons. If dirt and debris are left to build-up, then it can start creating problems for you and your air conditioning system.

Right now is a great time to catch up on maintenance of your HVAC system, if you haven’t already scheduled an appointment this year. It’s also a good time to consider scheduling a professional air duct cleaning appointment before temperatures begin to soar again.

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The Plumbing Trade: A Lucrative Career for Young Job Seekers

February 20th, 2017

plumbing-career-lucrative-young-job-seekersLast month, we explored HVAC & R careers and discussed the shortage of young job seekers pursing this vocation. HVAC technicians, however, are not the only professionals we are currently seeking. Another trade job that is in serious need of skilled and motivated career hopefuls is the plumbing industry.

In fact, in 2012 it was estimated that the plumbing field is expected to grow 21% by 2022—leading to over 450,000 jobs available by this time. And if you’re looking for an Orlando, FL plumbing company to start your plumbing career, you’ve come to the right place.

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It May be Time for Heat Pump Maintenance

February 6th, 2017

time-for-heat-pump-maintenanceWe talk a lot about air conditioners, and the importance of maintaining them. What we mention a lot less—reasonably—is heating systems. True, your heating needs are not going to often be at the top of mind. However, we do get chillier temperatures in the winter—albeit brief. And if you’re using a heat pump to cool your house during the hot and long summers, then chances are you utilize it to heat your home as well.

There are some Sanford, FL heat pump maintenance tasks you can do on your own, such as changing the air filter and doing a visual inspection to ensure that the system isn’t leaking any fluid or being obstructed by any debris. There are other components of maintenance, however, that can and should be left to the professionals, and scheduling this service once a year for your heat pump is not enough.

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Don’t Let a Refrigerant Leak Impact Your AC!

January 30th, 2017

Were you aware that upon installation, your air conditioning system is supplied with enough refrigerant to last its entire lifecycle? Ideally, you’d never have to have this important fluid refilled—recharged. If you ever have had it recharged in the past, but the technician didn’t fix the source of the refrigerant loss, then you are doing a disservice to your cooling system, your home, and your comfort.

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Is a Career in HVAC Right for You?

January 23rd, 2017

hvac-careerThe U.S. is seeing an epidemic right now. At least, this is the case in the HVAC & R (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration) industry—there are jobs to fill and not enough young job-seekers to fill them! In other words, there is no better time than now to explore an HVAC career in the Orlando, FL area. And according to a recent article from financial planning site, the balance, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics found that the HVAC occupation is expected to grow faster than average for all trade occupations through 2022.

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