Stellar Service's AC Tips & News

Why is My AC Freezing Up?

Why Is My AC Freezing Up?

Thursday July 26, 2018

If your air conditioner is freezing up, it could be a sign of a big problem. Check for the following issues, and have a certified air conditioning expert take a look at your unit to make sure that everything is running as it should.

A Dirty Air Filter

Dirty air filters are a major culprit for your air conditioning freezing up. When your air filter gets dirty, it blocks the flow of air into your unit.

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5 Most Common HVAC Breakdowns

The 5 Most Common HVAC Breakdowns

Thursday June 21, 2018

Your air conditioning unit is a machine, and like all machines, they can wear out – especially without regular maintenance. In order to diagnose problems with your HVAC unit, it’s helpful to know the most common breakdowns.

1. Check Your Breaker

If your AC unit has stopped working, the first thing you should do is check your breaker. Breakers trip for a number of reasons:

  1. Circuit Overload –

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Which Air Filter is Best for your Home?

Which Air Filter Is Best For Your Home?

Tuesday May 29, 2018

Air filters are probably a device that you think very little about. They sit, hidden away, and yet they play an important role in keeping your air conditioner running smoothly and in keeping your family happy and healthy. Picking the right filter for your home can be overwhelming – there are so many options! Having a guide can help you make the right choice.

Why Quality Matters

Good air quality is so important to your health and vitality.

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How Long Should Your AC Unit Last

How Long Should My HVAC Unit Last?

Friday April 27, 2018

Your HVAC unit is a huge investment and its crucial to your comfort as the temperature gets hot. Considering how much money your air conditioner costs, you want to maximize the lifetime of your unit, and maximize your investment.

Where You Live Plays A Role

The lifespan of your AC unit can be determined by where you live. In Florida, the humidity and heat mean that your air conditioning has to work harder and longer than in colder climates.

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How Does Your Thermostat Work?

How Does Your Thermostat Work?

Wednesday April 4, 2018

Thermostats aren’t often a device that you think about. If you own an HVAC unit then you own a thermostat, but you may have never thought about the impact it has on your comfort.

The thermostat measures the temperature in your house and tells the AC unit that it needs to turn on or off, either heating or cooling your house. When you buy a home you inherit the previous owner’s thermostat, and depending on its age,

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Ceiling Fan

How to Use Ceiling Fans with your AC Unit (And Save Money)

Wednesday February 28, 2018

How Ceiling Fans Work

Ceilings Fans have been a common method for cooling homes for over a hundred years now, but how do they work?

Fans work by the same principle as wind chill, air moving across your skin disperses body heat and evaporates perspiration, making it feel cooler than it actually is. When used in combination with your AC unit, ceiling fans can help make your house feel cooler and save you money in energy costs.

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Stay warm this winter with a heat pump

The Positives of Using a Heat Pump

Wednesday January 24, 2018

If you live in Florida, chances are your house is heated by a heat pump. Though typically not as powerful as a traditional furnace, heat pumps are a great option to heat your home.

Pro: Energy Efficiency

Heat pumps work by using electricity to move air. They can either heat or cool depending on how they are set. To heat a house, a heat pump moves warm air through your home.

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Ice Cubes - Keep your ice machine from freezing up

How to Keep Your Commercial Ice Machine From Freezing Up

Friday December 15, 2017

Nothing can be more frustrating to you and your customers than having your ice machine freeze up and stop working. Knowing some of the common causes can help you diagnose your machine and get it operating again at full capacity.

At Stellar Services, we specialize in servicing commercial ice machines, so if you find you’re experiencing issues, please give us a call! We would be happy to take a look and find the solution that works best for you and your budget.

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Fireplace

What You Need to Know About Wood Heat

Wednesday November 15, 2017

Wood fires can be romantic. They conjure pictures of families gathered around the hearth during the holidays, sipping hot cocoa. As the weather begins to get colder, many families start to think about getting their fireplaces ready and wood stacked up for winter.

But wood fires also pose potential hazards, and left unchecked, can result in dangerous situations. Knowing how to properly operate a wood heat source is essential to keep you and your family safe during the colder Gainesville days and nights.

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Stellar Services Gainesville FL 5 Tips to Prepare Your HVAC Unit for Winter

5 Tips to Prepare Your HVAC Unit for Winter

Monday October 9, 2017

While we are only just now starting to see the effects of fall here in Gainesville, the cooler chill in the air is a reminder that those cold days are just around the corner. Before you know it, it will be time to turn on the heat for the season. It’s important to prepare your HVAC unit before the cold air hits to ensure it is operational, energy-efficient, and most of all, safe.

At Stellar Services,

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