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Air Conditioner Won’t Turn On? Here Are a Few Things To Check

Posted on: April 11, 2023

At ABC Southwest, we are your trusted HVAC experts serving the Manatee, Sarasota, and Charlotte County areas. We understand how frustrating it can be when your air conditioner won’t turn on, especially during hot summer days. That’s why we are here to help! We want you to be comfortable in your home. To help you, […]

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Should You Keep Your AC on “Auto” or “On”?

Posted on: July 8, 2022

Should I keep the AC on or on “Auto”? This is a question that many homeowners in Southwestern Florida grapple with every year. The correct answer for your home depends on your needs and desired comfort. Each choice has advantages and drawbacks, and understanding these will help you make an informed decision for your comfort. […]

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Why Is My AC Running But Not Cooling?

Posted on: May 24, 2022

As the sweltering heat rolls in, it’s important to ensure that your air conditioning system is working to keep your home, office, or business at the perfect temperature. If you’ve found that your HVAC system is continuously running but not cooling your space, you may be left feeling frustrated and hot. Luckily, some issues can […]

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How Often Should I Clean My AC?

Posted on: May 2, 2022

Most homeowners don’t think about it, but it’s essential to clean your air conditioning system from time to time. With proper cleaning, your AC can run more smoothly and efficiently. Cleaning your air conditioner may help prevent system damage and costly repairs down the road, too. But how often should you clean your AC? And […]

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Humidity and Indoor Air Quality

Posted on: April 2, 2019

In the subtropical climate of southwest Florida warm humid air keeps our central air conditioners working almost year round to keep the air in our homes cool and comfortable. While one of an air conditioner’s main purposes is to remove moisture from the air to reduce humidity, in many homes high humidity can lead to […]

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Why is My Central Air Conditioner Making Strange Smells?

Posted on: March 9, 2019

Is your central air conditioner emitting a musty or sour smell? There are a few things you can check. In addition to lowering the temperature in your home your air conditioner also dehumidifies the air by blowing warm air over coils that contain refrigerant. This both reduces the temperature of the air and extracts the […]

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6 Solutions for Uneven Cooling in the Home

Posted on: March 5, 2019

It’s not uncommon for homeowners to tell us that their living room is perfectly comfortable while their bedroom is always too warm. If you have noticed that some rooms in your home are too warm while other rooms are comfortable, there are several things to check. Ensure that air vents are not blocked by furniture […]

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How Long Should My Central Air Conditioner Run?

Posted on: February 21, 2019

If you’re noticing that your air conditioner is running for longer than usual, or not running for as long as usual, it’s important to consider all the factors that determine the length of a cooling cycle. The air temperature outside, the size and condition of air ducts, the amount of insulation, and the quality of […]

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Choosing a Smart Thermostat

Posted on: February 7, 2019

Smart thermostats offer many advantages over conventional thermostats, from increased comfort, improved energy savings and remote access to temperature controls. However, there are differences between manufacturers that you should be aware of. Here are a few questions to ask when shopping for a smart thermostat. Is it easy to install? Do you need a device […]

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How Your Air Conditioner Can Cause Unhealthy Indoor Air

Posted on: January 22, 2019

When we think of air conditioners and indoor air quality we usually think of the air filter being the most important factor in keeping the air healthy. But there is another potential problem that can make the air unhealthy: mold. Mold in HVAC Systems Mold is commonly found in varying amounts in home air conditioning […]

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