Commander Air Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Pensacola’

Heat Pump Not Switching Modes? Here’s What’s Wrong

Monday, February 12th, 2024

There are two things about heat pumps that make them absolutely amazing. The first is their efficiency, especially when it comes to heating. Since they only transfer heat rather than having to generate it, they use less energy in comparison to other heating systems such as furnaces. 

The second is their ability to function both as heating systems and as air conditioners. But when that ability is compromised, it can cause incredible frustration. What good is this amazing system when it can’t do the jobs it’s designed to do? If your heat pump won’t switch modes, there’s one component which is responsible: the reversing valve. We’ll tell you everything you need to know.

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5 Classic Signs Your HVAC System Needs Repair ASAP

Monday, November 6th, 2023

Your HVAC system is the entirety of your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems for your home. Beyond heating and cooling, this can also include whole house dehumidifiers or air filters or purifiers. No matter the time of year, your HVAC system is critical to your home comfort and wellbeing. 

There are certain signs of a problem somewhere in that system that can be spotted summer or winter, whether you’re heating or cooling. Here are the signs you should be alert to at all times of year. Noticing them early and getting HVAC repair promptly can keep problems minimal. 

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Signs That Your AC Needs Service Sooner Rather Than Later

Monday, August 14th, 2023

There’s a lot of juggling that goes on in life. Sometimes, it seems like there’s no way to get through the day without dropping the ball on something. Maybe the best we can do in our busiest times is try not to drop the same ball too many days in a row.

When it comes to things needing repair around the home, it can be hard to gauge how urgent the need is. Can you safely postpone getting AC service? Or will a delay in AC repair lead to a major breakdown? Here’s what you should know.

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Are These 3 Things Happening? You May Need a Water Heater Upgrade

Monday, May 8th, 2023

As long as you have hot water, you probably never think about your water heater. If it’s been working well, you may not have thought much about it in years. But how old is it getting now?

A water heater should last ten to fifteen years, and as it ages, it’s more likely to cause you problems. Here’s how to tell when it’s time for a new one.

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Why Is My AC Running, But Not Cooling My House?

Monday, March 27th, 2023

There’s not much that can throw a wrench into your day in Florida like an air conditioner that isn’t managing to cool your home.

And it can be doubly frustrating if your air conditioner is actually running, it just isn’t accomplishing anything. If you can hear that your AC unit is turning on and trying to function, but your house isn’t cooling down, here are some of the possible culprits.

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When Should I Upgrade My Furnace?

Monday, February 13th, 2023

How’s your furnace doing this winter? Are you happy with its performance?

Is it efficient enough, so you don’t have to pay an arm and a leg for your heat? Or are you starting to wonder about your options for upgrading?

As long as your furnace hasn’t totally failed, you’ve got time to ponder the possibilities. What repairs are good investments, and when would you be better off investing in a new furnace?

What other considerations should you keep in mind? We have some helpful tips for you as you make this important decision. 

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5 Troubleshooting Tips for Your Home Heating Before Calling for Repair

Monday, December 19th, 2022

We often emphasize the importance of making sure that heating maintenance and repair is only done by trained, qualified, experienced professionals.

For both your safety and the wellbeing of your heating system, we stand firmly behind that belief. However, there are some exceptions.

There are times when a few moments spent checking on basic things could save you the hassle and expense of heating repair. 

So here are five things you should do yourself before you call for heating repair in Pensacola, FL.

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Should You Have a Whole House Generator Installed?

Monday, November 7th, 2022

In Florida, whether because of a hurricane or a smaller storm, it’s always a possibility that our homes will lose power and leave us wondering—sometimes for days—when it will be restored. A backup generator is the only way we can be sure we’ll have electricity for basic necessities like refrigeration. 

Many of us rely on portable generators, which can be a lifesaver when we don’t have any other options. But they pose their own challenges, and have some major drawbacks. A whole house generator is another option, but what are the benefits and drawbacks? Is a whole house generator in Pensacola, FL the best choice for your home?

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Why You Should Book an Inspection for Your Gas Fireplace Today

Monday, September 26th, 2022

If you have a gas fireplace, it’s probably one of the things you look forward to the most when autumn approaches. It doesn’t just keep you warm, it gives your home a snug, cozy atmosphere that’s perfect for the season. But before you think about firing up your gas fireplace this fall, you should have it professionally inspected. 

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Benefits of a Whole Home Generator

Monday, August 15th, 2022

Power outages affect millions of Americans every year. They can be caused by severe weather, but also by vehicle accidents, equipment failure, and more. We rely on electrical power for basic necessities like keeping our homes at a safe temperature. We also rely on it for conveniences that may seem like necessities when we experience an outage: a coffee maker, for example. With a whole home generator, interruptions in the power grid do not have to mean interruptions in your safety and comfort.

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