Stellar Service's AC Tips & News

Your HVAC & Your Health

Tuesday October 22, 2019

Believe it or not, managing your health is more than just eating your fruits and vegetables! We know that HVAC systems are designed to relieve us from the hot Florida sun, but what people fail to realize is how much impact they have on our health. After years of civilization and development, the air we breath has been collecting billions of harmful debris that can slip into our lungs. Having a well-maintained HVAC system can ensure your family that clean and purified air is flowing throughout your home.

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The Real Cost of Your Old AC Unit

Monday September 16, 2019

Better Looking Unit, Better Looking Bills

Living in Florida, weather can be difficult, and your old air conditioning unit has been working hard to keep your family comfortable. Your old AC unit may have served you long and well, but is it currently working against you more than it is for you? Have you ever asked yourself how much that old AC unit is really costing you? Long past an air conditioner’s prime years,

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Protecting Your Home from Carbon Monoxide

Thursday August 22, 2019

The Silent Killer

Carbon monoxide, the colorless, odorless, tasteless, and non-irritating gas, kills about 400 Americans per year. Upon inhalation the poisonous gas, your body replaces the oxygen in your red blood cells with carbon monoxide; risking permanent organ damage or death due to lack of oxygen.

Protect Yourself

Despite our senses being unable to detect carbon monoxide, it CAN BE STOPPED! Here are recommendations that will equip your home with the essentials to protect your family against carbon monoxide.

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Choosing the Right Thermostat for Your Home

Thursday July 18, 2019

The thermostat is the first step in creating a cool and comfortable home. While physically small, they are the master control room of managing your air conditioning. You need a thermostat you can count on for every season, and if yours isn’t performing as desired, consult with an HVAC technician.

Different Types of Thermostats

With new technology constantly being developed, there are many types of thermostats out there and deciding on an appropriate one for your home can be difficult.

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Benefits of Routine HVAC Maintenance

Monday June 24, 2019

Routine HVAC Maintenance: Getting Ahead of the Heat

In Florida, summer gets hot… really hot. With heat waves hitting early and often this year, it’s important to brace for extremely harsh temperatures. As a result, you want your air conditioning unit to be working at its best to keep you and your loved ones cool and comfortable. To ensure that your AC unit is functioning properly during this time, schedule a maintenance appointment with a local HVAC professional.

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Will Mini-Splits Heat Your Home?

Wednesday December 19, 2018

Ductless mini-splits are becoming an increasingly popular way to cool your home, but will they do a sufficient job when temperatures start to drop? Mini-splits will heat your home and they offer benefits that a traditional air conditioning unit does not.

Mini-Splits act as a Traditional Heat Pump

Traditional air conditioners are truly heat pumps, meaning they take air outside your home and pump into your house either heated or cooled.

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Setting Your Thermostat For Florida Winters

Tuesday November 27, 2018

Florida winters aren’t known to be terribly cold, but there are nights where heat is needed to stay warm. Improperly setting your thermostat can mean uncomfortable temperatures in your home and higher energy bills due to too much heat.

Properly Setting Your Thermostat Can Save You Money

Changing your thermostat by a single degree can affect the energy you use by nearly 10-12%! That can mean higher energy bills and more money out of your pocket.

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HVAC Unit Can’t Keep Up With The Cold?

Tuesday October 23, 2018

As the temperatures start to drop at night and you turn up the heat, you may start to notice that your HVAC unit can’t keep up with the cold. While we don’t often deal with prolonged bouts of cold weather in North Central Florida, it can be uncomfortable and frustrating. Don’t suffer through the winter, there could be several fixable reasons for your lack of warmth.

Your Thermostat May Be Faulty

If you keep turning up your thermostat,

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Recognize Common Commercial HVAC Issues

Monday September 17, 2018

Air conditioning can be crucial to your business. It makes your space more comfortable for your employees and customers alike. Commercial HVAC units tend to be larger and more complex systems than your home’s air conditioning unit, but there are certain signs that should tell you to call your HVAC company.

Poor Air Quality

If your air smells bad, is too dry, or too humid, you could be dealing with air quality issues.

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Advanced HVAC Tech to Bring Your Unit Into the Future

Tuesday August 21, 2018

If you live in Florida, air conditioning is not often seen as an optional accessory to your home. It is an incredibly important investment and can be key to your comfort during the hot summer months. For years HVAC units were pretty standard, but recent advances are bringing new units into the future.

Air Conditioning Can Now Be Apart of Your Smart Home

New smart home devices are constantly emerging to make our lives easier.

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