Stellar Service's AC Tips & News

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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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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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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?

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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