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Why Is My Air Conditioner Making a High-Pitched Noise?

Posted on: August 4, 2022

Some noises coming from your air conditioner make sense. You’ll hear a low hum when the motor runs or a click when the unit shuts on and off. However, air conditioners can make more concerning sounds, like hissing or shrieking. A high-pitched noise coming from your AC is likely attributed to reduced airflow. An easy […]

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What Is the Ideal Temperature for My AC in Central Florida?

Posted on: June 29, 2022

If you’ve lived in Central Florida at any time, you understand that the climate is subtropic. It’s a humid area with over 50 inches of rain annually. Florida is known for its hot, humid, long summers, and frequent thunderstorms. The high moisture content in the air means the temperature can feel higher than it is. […]

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Leaking Water?

Posted on: June 7, 2022

Water accumulation within your air conditioning unit is a normal part of the cooling process. That’s why air conditioners have specific components that collect and drain condensation. If your AC is leaking water for an extended period or the puddle is getting bigger, it could be due to a few issues that need professional air […]

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Top 6 Ways for Florida Homeowners To Save on Air Conditioning Costs

Posted on: May 9, 2022

Air conditioners are designed and built to last, particularly in Florida, where our climate is hot and humid most of the year. Cooling systems can handle the heavy cooling load, but without proper maintenance, they will raise your energy costs when running for extended seasons year after year. The key to saving on air conditioning […]

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What Makes an AC Compressor Stop Working?

Posted on: April 27, 2022

There are a number of reasons why your AC compressor can stop working. Oftentimes, the cause of an AC compressor failure is due to preventable problems. Thankfully, you don’t have to go without a working air conditioner in West Volusia County, Florida, for long! The following tips from Jacob Heating & Air Conditioning can help […]

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Do UV Light Purification Systems Really Work?

Posted on: March 29, 2022

HEPA filtration does a fine job of capturing larger contaminants like dust and dirt. Still, there’s an entire class of airborne contaminants they don’t capture, including bacteria, viruses, mold spores, and volatile organic compounds. Thankfully, UV light, nature’s natural sterilizer, has been applied to air purification systems to remove those harmful pathogens. What’s the Problem […]

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Top 5 Benefits of an AC Tune-Up

Posted on: February 27, 2022

Florida is known for its hot summers. While we love the sun, the heat can make for a bad day if your AC unit stops working. That’s why we recommend scheduling your annual AC maintenance appointment in the spring, long before the scorching hot days of summer arrive so you’re ready to beat the heat. During your AC tune-up, the […]

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5 Reasons Your Air Conditioner is Constantly Running

Posted on: October 27, 2021

As hot and humid as it may be in the West Volusia area, that does not mean your air conditioning system should be constantly running. Once it cools your home down to the set temperature, it should shut down for a while, then start back up once the home increases in temperature again. Several problems […]

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How Does Air Conditioning Work?

Posted on: September 6, 2021

With Florida’s notoriously hot and humid summers, air conditioning is an essential part of everyday life. But how does it work? Air conditioners use a refrigeration cycle to absorb heat from inside your home and release it outside. The typical conditioning system is made up of six basic components: The condenser coil: A structure similar […]

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How Often Should You Get Your AC Serviced in Florida?

Posted on: February 22, 2021

Wondering whether your air conditioner needs professional attention this year? If you’ve never paid for a tune-up or servicing before, you might not even realize air conditioners need to be seen by a technician on a regular basis. However, avoiding regular AC maintenance is a good way to end up with a poorly performing, short-lived […]

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