HVAC Maintenance

Your HVAC and Your Pets: Part 2

4 Tips to Keep your Pets Clean & Serene Let’s face it: we love our pets. They are part of our family. But the shedding of fur and dander from fluffy or feathered loved ones can negatively impact your air conditioning system, your pet, or you and your family. Here are four tips that will…

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Tricks of the ‘Too Good to Be True’ Air Conditioning Deal

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Such a Deal! Watch out for Air Conditioning Services with Steep Discounts It could come via a ‘Valpak’ coupon mailing or a flyer in your mailbox. You could get a robocall saying, “We just happen to be in your area…” or see an ad in a local newspaper. If the ‘special’ offered – whether for…

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Air Conditioning Do’s & Don’t’s

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Do you have doubts about whether you are operating your HVAC system efficiently and effectively? Here are just a few simple ‘do’s’ and ‘don’t’s’ that may help reduce your energy consumption, lower your costs or make your indoor climate more comfortable. The Air Conditioning DO’S Do Leave Your Thermostat at a Consistent Temperature: It’s actually more…

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DIY HVAC Maintenance is Easy

Man writing Air Conditioning Maintenance on a Calendar

Just like we have ‘maintenance tasks’ to keep our bodies running well, there are a few tasks we can do to keep our air conditioning system running smoothly. You may wonder why you have to maintain your system when you already get annual, or bi-annual maintenance visits from a trusted Air Conditioning company like Custom…

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Spring Your Air Conditioning System Into Summer

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Setting our clocks forward for daylight savings time is a signal that summer is near. Before the weather starts to heat up too much, the smart move is to bring in a professional for a AC System ‘spring cleaning’ to ensure that all equipment is in good working order. Spring air conditioning inspections and tune-ups…

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7 HVAC Noises and What They Mean

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If it seems like your air conditioning system is trying to start its own percussion section, complete with a shake, a rattle and a roll, it’s time to pay attention. Even just one noise likely signals something is wrong. But what? Here are seven common Air Conditioner noises and what they might mean. Rattling: If…

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New Air Conditioning Systems Checklist

Air Conditioning Pre-Installation Checklist

Let’s say, after careful screening, you have decided on the best Air Conditioning company for replacing your old air conditioning system. (See our other Blog Post) Questions for Evaluating a New AC System. Now the Air Conditioning Installation Phase In many cases, installing a new AC system is a complex process that can involve electrical,…

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Why You Should Winterize your AC System

Air Conditioning Checklist

One of the best perks of Florida living is that our winters are never too severe. But that doesn’t mean colder days aren’t coming. The nature of Florida winter is that it can blow warm one day and cold the next. Sooner or later you will to need to flip the switch from “cool” to…

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Your HVAC and the Holidays

Happy Holidays from Custom Climate Concepts

Holiday Tips to stay safe and climate controlled Your HVAC system is not going to suffer with a hangover or stomachache from holiday celebrations. Those are potential downfalls for humans over the winter holidays. But there are some scenarios that can negatively impact your HVAC and home. Here are suggestions to help keep your season…

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Emergency Air Conditioning Repair Tips

Boy in front of a Fan

Be Smart about Emergency AC Repairs It may not be your worst nightmare, but it’s pretty close: your Air Conditioning system breaks down at the most inopportune time. Do you call for emergency repair? It’s natural to ponder whether you really need to spend the money to get a technician in right away… on a…

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Getting the Most From Your HVAC Warranty

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These days it’s easy to just check a box, instantly agreeing, with little forethought, to an online contract. But if you want to get the most from your HVAC warranty, then take the time to really understand it. Here are some of the most important factors to consider: Extended Warranties New HVAC equipment typically comes…

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Tips to Trim Your A/C Costs!

young business woman uses money as a fan

Making Your HVAC System Work for You The bad news: Cooling (and heating) are the largest energy costs in most homes. The good news: They can also be the easiest to control by making simple modifications throughout your home. To ensure your HVAC system is working as efficiently as possible, here are some easy  adjustments…

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Cold Calling for HVAC Customers

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Should you agree to the ‘bargain’ at the other end of a marketing call for HVAC service? Here is how it goes: Your cell phone rings and the number is in your area code, so you pick up. Caller: Hello. Is this (Your Name)? You: Who’s calling? Caller: I’m calling to ask if your AC…

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HVAC Disaster Prep Guide

HVAC Diagram FEMA

Protect Your Home and AC System From Dangerous Storms Severe storm season is a dangerous and frightening time: as we have just experienced. Keeping our family and ourselves safe is the highest priority. Also important is protecting our home, and air conditioning system, from unnecessary wind damage, electrical outages and flooding problems caused by tropical…

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Fix It or Buy a New HVAC System?

Air Condioner Repairman

Tips on whether to repair or replace your HVAC system Let’s say your air conditioning system is not that old, but you notice it needs more repairs every year. In fact, the last time your HVAC technician came to the house you spent a couple of hundred dollars on service, repair and topping the refrigerant.…

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Do You Really have a Refrigerant Leak?

HVAC Technician inspecting refrigerant pressure of airconditioner

Don’t Fall for “You Have a Leak” Scams A new customer recently told us about calling her HVAC repair company because her system wasn’t running cold enough. When the technician arrived, he said it needed cleaning and also that it was low on refrigerant. She gave the green light for the cleaning and serving. But,…

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What Does That Mean?

AC meme

A glossary of AC terms you should know The professionals at Custom Climate Concepts understand that the HVAC world is filled with industry terms and acronyms that aren’t readily known. But it wasn’t until we saw this meme in a social media post that we realized a HVAC glossary could be an asset for our…

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How Your HVAC Provider Evaluates Your Call

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Have you ever wondered what AC professionals are thinking, or are going to ask, when you are talking to them about a problem? Here is a glimpse – one that will help you know more about what may really be wrong and the solution which would be best for your home’s HVAC system. Your call…

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5 Common HVAC Scams

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If you get an email from someone in a foreign country claiming you won $5 million (and asking for your banking identification) you know it’s a scam. It may not be that obvious when an HVAC company is running a number on you. Custom Climate Concepts wants you to know how to recognize scams so…

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Funny, Punny Air Conditioning Jokes!

Picture of a Pug with face on the floor titled Need AC Face Melting

From ‘In-Laws’ to Stupid (but Funny) Mistakes Maybe you think there is nothing funny about your HVAC system – especially when it’s giving you problems. But there are some pretty humorous jokes and Memes going round in the air conditioning world. Here are a few. Which is YOUR favorite? Why are computers like air conditioners?…

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