Why You Need To Schedule an Indoor Air Quality Test
You want the air in your West Volusia County, FL, home to be as clean as possible. Unfortunately, your indoor air may not be as clean as you think. Many things can lower your indoor air quality, from small things like having a pet to large issues like mold or mildew. There are many things […]Read More
How To Find & Maintain Your Optimal Sleep Temperature
If you’ve ever woken up in the middle of the night feeling too hot or too cold, you know that having the right sleep temperature can make all the difference. Temperature significantly regulates your body’s sleeping cycle and can affect how well you sleep. But how do you find your optimal sleep temperature? Here are […]Read More
Prepare Your HVAC for Florida Power Outages
It’s that time of year again. From late August until November 30, Florida families need to prepare for tropical storms and hurricanes that will result in power outages. Hurricane season typically peaks in September, so homeowners need to remain vigilant now more than ever. Before a storm hits, it’s important to prepare all your home’s […]Read More
How Often Should I Change My AC Filter?
The air conditioning filter is essential for controlling indoor air quality and efficiency. It helps trap the allergens and particles that float through the air in your home. Over time, those particles build up on the filter. Your air conditioning system needs to work harder to push through the buildup, causing your AC’s efficiency and […]Read More
Why Is My Air Conditioner Making a High-Pitched Noise?
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 […]Read More
What Is the Ideal Temperature for My AC in Central Florida?
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. […]Read More
Why Is My Air Conditioner Leaking Water?
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 […]Read More
Top 6 Ways for Florida Homeowners To Save on Air Conditioning Costs
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 […]Read More
What Makes an AC Compressor Stop Working?
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 […]Read More
Do UV Light Purification Systems Really Work?
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 […]Read More