Why Is Your AC Unit Making Loud Noises?

June 6, 2024

Is your AC unit making loud noises? These sounds can be unsettling and might indicate that something is wrong with your system. At Gulf Shore Cooling, LLC, we understand the importance of a smoothly operating AC unit, especially during the hot summer months. Here are some common reasons why your AC might be making loud noises and what you can do about it. Loose or Disconnected Parts Over time, parts of your air conditioner can become loose or disconnected due to regular use and vibrations. If you hear rattling or clanking, it could be a sign that

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Explore the benefits of insulation for your HVAC unit

May 1, 2024

Insulation plays a critical role in optimizing the performance and efficiency of your HVAC system. At Gulf Shore Cooling, LLC, we emphasize the importance of proper insulation to enhance comfort, reduce energy consumption, and extend the lifespan of your HVAC unit. Let’s delve into the benefits of insulation for your HVAC system: 1. Energy Efficiency Insulating your HVAC unit helps minimize heat transfer, ensuring that conditioned air stays at the desired temperature. By reducing heat gain or loss, insulation enables your HVAC system to operate more efficiently. This means less energy is required to heat or cool

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Maintenance Memberships: Is Routine HVAC Maintenance Worth It?

April 9, 2024

If you’re pondering whether routine HVAC maintenance is worth your while, you’re in the right place. Let’s dive into the world of maintenance memberships and uncover why they’re more than just an added expense. Extend the Lifespan of Your System Imagine your HVAC system as a trusty companion, diligently keeping your home comfortable day in and day out. Just like any faithful friend, it needs a little TLC to thrive. Routine maintenance is like giving your HVAC system a refreshing spa day – it keeps everything running smoothly and extends its lifespan. With regular check-ups and

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What You Should Look For In An HVAC Contractor

March 6, 2024

When it comes to finding the right HVAC contractor, the choices can feel overwhelming. We understand the importance of having a reliable HVAC system to keep your home comfortable, especially here in Fort Myers, where the weather can be unpredictable. That’s why we’ve put together a guide to help you navigate the process and find the perfect contractor for your needs. Experience and Expertise One of the first things you should look for in an HVAC contractor is experience. A company that has been in business for several years and has a proven track record of

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How do UV Lights Work for IAQ?

February 15, 2024

Indoor air quality (IAQ) is a crucial aspect of maintaining a healthy and comfortable living or working environment. One effective solution gaining popularity in the HVAC industry is the use of UV lights. In this blog post, we’ll delve into how UV lights work to enhance IAQ, ensuring that you make an informed decision for your home or business. So How Do UV Lights Work UV lights operate within the ultraviolet spectrum, specifically in the UVC range. UVC light has the ability to disrupt the DNA structure of microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, and mold.

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What Services Are Included in an AC Installation?

January 9, 2024

Because air conditioners only last 10 to 15 years, you will eventually need to seek professional HVAC technicians to install a new model. Installing a new air conditioner requires the right tools, equipment, knowledge, and experience. What Services Are Included With an AC Installation? Our HVAC technicians at Gulf Shore Cooling, LLC provide our customers with various services. You can expect the following when we install your new AC unit. Site Inspection We will visit your home to assess the installation requirements and find the ideal location for installation. Our technicians will guide you

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Space Heaters vs. Furnaces: Why You Need a Fixed, Whole-House Heating Solution

December 12, 2023

A space heater is never a good substitute for a fixed, whole-house heating solution. Using a space heater long-term can lead to a high risk of fire and physical injury. It can also significantly drive up the costs of heating your Fort Myers, FL home and leave you with a lower-than-average indoor air quality (IAQ). Read on to find out why having a furnace installed is a far better solution. Fixed Heating Equipment Offers Far More Than Just Heat In addition to heating homes, furnaces offer a modest amount of air filtration and humidity regulation. Running

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Pets and Your Indoor Air Quality

November 13, 2023

As pet lovers know, cats and dogs often shed a lot. How does this affect the quality of your indoor air? When pets shed, they leave behind pieces of skin and hair, which can often cause allergies. Symptoms such as sneezing, coughing, itchy eyes and a scratchy throat can all increase with a decrease in your indoor air quality when pets are present. Pet Dander and Allergies Dander, or dead skin, from your pet can cause you to have allergies. If you or someone in your household has asthma, it can also cause wheezing and coughing. Dander not

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5 Signs Your AC Ducts Need Repair or Service

October 18, 2023

AC ductwork is an essential element of your home’s heating and cooling system. Your ducts deliver warm or cool air to every room of your home. When your AC ductwork is inefficient or in need of repair, your HVAC system is less effective. Learn more about the top signs that you should schedule AC duct repair services. 1. Temperature Changes From Room to Room If your home has hot or cold spots, you may have a problem with your ductwork. When the temperature from one room to the next varies, it means the airflow is inconsistent

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How Ductless Mini-Split Air Conditioners Are Installed

September 21, 2023

Does your Fort Myers, FL home lack the ductwork for supporting a central cooling system? Scheduling a ductless mini-split installation is an easy and non-invasive way to get whole-house climate control. Ductless mini-splits are also perfect for regulating temperatures in spaces not serviced by existing cooling equipment, like a converted garage or basement. The following is what you can expect during installation. Sizing Ductless Mini-Splits and Establishing Cooling Zones When deciding on a mini-split installation to cool your entire home, you’ll have to determine how many separate cooling zones you want. We work closely with our clients to

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