Peaden Air Conditioning, Plumbing & Electrical Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Tallahassee’

Does Your HVAC System Have Duct Leaks?

Monday, June 17th, 2024
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Your HVAC system is more than the air conditioner and heater. It also includes the ductwork that transports air to and from the heating and cooling system, circulating air through the rooms of the house. It’s easy to take this ductwork for granted because most of it remains out of sight. But if the ducts have leaks and gapping, they can create major problems for your home, including wasted energy, reduced comfort, and even poor indoor air quality.

How can you tell you have duct leaks? Our Peaden Pros offer duct services in Tallahassee, FL, so they can explain the signs to watch for…

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Why Your AC Turns On and Off Frequently

Monday, June 3rd, 2024
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Living in Florida means having an air conditioning system running for long stretches during the summer. You’re probably used to how long your AC runs at a time without giving it much thought. It turns on, runs for fifteen to twenty minutes, maybe longer, then cycles down until your house starts to heat up past the setting on the thermostat.

If you notice that the AC is turning on and off much faster more frequently, maybe running for only five minutes at a time and then coming back on soon after, you might think there’s a problem. You’re right: you’ve got a short-cycling air conditioning system, and this usually calls for air conditioning repair in Tallahassee, FL from professionals.

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Understanding Your Thermostat and the Best Settings for Summer

Monday, May 20th, 2024
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We’re going to look over some air conditioning basics in this post, but often the basics are what people need to hear the most. When you have a malfunctioning air conditioning system, all you really need to remember is to call our professionals for air conditioning repair in Tallahassee, FL. We take care of all the complicated work to ensure your AC is back in working order. 

But when it comes to something basic like setting your thermostat, you might be making mistakes that cost you in both comfort and energy. We’re here to help you better understand your thermostat and how to set it to maximize both your cooling and your energy savings this summer.

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AC Refrigerant Leaks: Here’s What You Need to Know

Monday, May 6th, 2024
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The refrigerant that circulates through your AC system is an essential part of how it runs. This chemical blend is the heat exchange medium that allows the AC to pull heat from inside your house and release it outdoors. The refrigerant changes from liquid to gas as it does this, but it never dissipates.

You can expect the same amount of refrigerant to remain in your AC for its full service life–unless the AC develops refrigerant line leaks. Because an AC is designed to run with a specific amount of refrigerant, known as its charge, loss of refrigerant to leaks can lead to serious problems. Refrigerant leaks are a major problem, and you’ll need to call on our professionals for air conditioning repair in Tallahassee, FL.

Let’s take a deeper look at this common AC trouble.

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