The Importance of Coil Cleaning for Your HVAC System

January 18, 2023

4 Reasons to Schedule Professional Coil Cleaning Services Coil cleaning is a key part of maintaining your HVAC system. The coils are responsible for absorbing and releasing heating, and they will begin to work much less efficiently if they become dirty or filled with too much dust. Staying proactive by reaching out to an HVAC company to clean your coils is a great way to increase efficiency and help you avoid future problems. Interested in learning more? Here are a few additional reasons why you should always get your coils cleaned at least once

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3 Tips for Lowering Your Winter Heating Costs

December 20, 2022

Although the Fort Myers, FL area has a very warm climate, it can still get a bit chilly during the winter. So, if you want to keep yourself and your family cozy throughout the cold season, you may regularly depend on your heating system. However, if you have the heater running often, it can end up costing you quite a bit of money in electricity bills. Fortunately, by taking a few proactive measures, you can keep your heating unit running efficiently all winter long. 1. Schedule a Professional Tune-up At Gulf Shore Cooling, LLC, we offer comprehensive heating tune-ups

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Ways to Prepare Your HVAC Unit for a Hurricane

October 20, 2022

If you live in an area that is prone to hurricanes, it’s important to take steps to protect your home—including your HVAC unit. Neglecting to do so could result in serious damage that is both costly and time-consuming to repair. Luckily, there are a few simple things you can do to help keep your HVAC system in good shape before a hurricane hits. 1. Schedule a Maintenance Checkup Your HVAC unit should be serviced by a professional at least once a year. But if you live in an area that’s prone to hurricanes, you may want

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Reasons Why Your AC Makes the House Humid

July 20, 2022

Does your house feel humid even when the air conditioner is running? A well-functioning cooling system should cool your home and eliminate excess moisture to avoid humidity indoors. High humidity levels indoors can affect your air conditioner’s effectiveness and your family’s health. Here are some reasons why your AC unit makes your house humid, the causes, and how you can deal with them. Dirty Air Filters Air conditioners ought to remain clean for them to operate appropriately. Air filters prevent dirt and dust from getting into the cooling system. Thus, they accumulate debris and dirt over

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3 Ways to Soundproof HVAC

June 16, 2022

HVAC noise is one of the leading contributors to sound pollution in many parts. If you are looking for ways to soundproof your HVAC system, get help from experts. They will provide expert guidance on soundproofing your HVAC unit and keeping your home or office quiet and comfortable. Here are some tips to get you started. 1. Insulate Your Ductwork One of the best ways to soundproof your HVAC system is to insulate your ductwork. This will help reduce the noise transmitted through the ducts and into your home or office. There are a variety of

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How Do Ductless Mini-Splits Work?

April 18, 2022

Cooling the home during the summer is often an expensive undertaking. While central air conditioning is the most thorough option, it also typically costs the most. Ductless air conditioners have recently gained popularity due to their easy installation and eco-friendliness. Here’s how ductless mini-splits work in your home. Ductless Air Conditioning Ductless mini-splits consist of three major components including the indoor unit, outdoor unit and refrigerant line. Ductless systems are minimally invasive and only require a few small holes in your wall. The outdoor unit pulls in air that is then cooled via the refrigerant. Cold

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Checking Your AC Efficiency

August 16, 2021

Now that the heat is on in Fort Myers, FL, it is an excellent time to check the efficiency of your system. Poor energy efficiency will ultimately cost you money this summer if your system has not received the proper maintenance to correct potential issues. Unfortunately, it’s not always easy to tell if your air conditioner is doing a great job cooling your home efficiently, so Gulf Shore Cooling, LLC has prepared a list of standards to check off of your list. Speding on Energy The amount you will spend on energy may fluctuate from time to time, depending

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Keep the Cool In Your House With These Tips

July 26, 2021

The heat of the summer can be unbearably hot and you may be looking for ways to get the most out of your air conditioner without spending a lot of money. There are several things you can do to keep your home cool and extend the life of your air conditioning unit. These tips will help you conserve energy and can get the most out of your air conditioner. Seal the Windows and Doors One of the first steps that you can take to keep a cool house and reduce your energy costs is to

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What Is the Ideal Temperature for Home Air Conditioning in the Summer?

June 28, 2021

When the heat of the summer months returns, so does the battle of the home thermostat. Many of us deal with the constant battle of keeping our homes at a comfortably cool level while ensuring we don’t hike up our electricity bills too much. Fortunately, you can find a feasible middle ground if you take the time to utilize a programmable thermostat. At-Home Temperature Versus Away Temperature The best way to make your air conditioning system as energy efficient as possible is to utilize a programmable thermostat. You can set a desired temperature while you’re at

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Why Do Air Conditioners Freeze Up?

May 24, 2021

A frozen AC is a bad thing because it means that something is wrong with the system. If your AC is frozen, you have probably noticed that it’s either blowing warm to cool air or no air at all. On a hot day, its reduced effectiveness will be more noticeable. Restricted Air Flow One of the most common reasons behind a frozen air conditioner is that its airflow is restricted somewhere. You need to maintain at least 3 feet of clearance around the condensing unit, and this includes grass and plants. A

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