Peaden Air Conditioning, Plumbing & Electrical Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Fort Walton Beach’

Does My AC Dehumidify the Air?

Monday, June 17th, 2024

You live in Florida, so you know exactly what the effects of high humidity are during the summer: the heat feels far worse. When you turn on your home’s AC, you receive cool air from the vents, and you might think that the air conditioner is doing some part in getting control over humidity as well. Is there any truth to this?

There is some truth to the idea that AC’s dehumidify the air—but it’s misleading to say they work as dehumidifiers. Below, we’ll look closer at humidity, your AC, and what you can do to achieve balanced humidity that increases your comfort and helps lower your utility bills, such as installation a whole-house dehumidifier in Fort Walton Beach, FL.

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How to Tell Your Home Has Slab Leaks

Monday, June 3rd, 2024

Slab leaks are one of the most challenging and potentially damaging plumbing problems you can face as a homeowner. These leaks happen under the concrete foundation of a home, and that makes them difficult to repair—or even locate—unless you’re a plumbing professional. 

The most important thing you need to know about slab leaks as a homeowner is how to tell that you have one in the first place so you can call for our professionals to handle slab leak repair in Fort Walton Beach, FL. Below, we’ve put together a list of the more common warning signs of slab leaks. Don’t sleep on these! You want to take action soon if there’s a possibility of one of these leaks under your home.

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Looking to Save on Cooling Costs This Summer? Here’s Some Tips

Monday, May 6th, 2024

Summers in Florida place a lot of strain on home air conditioning systems, and that means they can put strain on people’s budget. It takes a great amount of electricity to run the compressor of an AC, the part that allows the system to provide cool air to a home. 

There’s no way you can prevent an increase in your electric bills during the summer—you can’t simply stop using the AC! However, in our experience, most homeowners are paying more for cooling than necessary. We’ve put together several tips that can help you reduce some of those costs. When you need assistance with any of these steps, we’re ready to help.

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