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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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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Why Changing Your Air Filter More Often in the Summer Is Crucial

August 21, 2023

The air filter in your HVAC system is a key component that plays a critical role in system efficiency, performance, and indoor air quality. Regularly changing the air filter is vital to air conditioner maintenance, whether it’s the heating or cooling season. Read on to learn more about why you should change your HVAC air filter in the summer. Monthly Inspection and Filter Replacement The air filter should receive a quick monthly visual inspection to ensure your HVAC system operates at its best, regardless of the season. If the filter appears dusty, clogged, or damaged, it

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How Energy Efficient Are Ductless Mini-Splits?

June 20, 2023

A ductless mini-split system can be a great option for cooling and heating certain rooms or even the entire house. Energy efficiency is obviously an important factor when considering a mini-split or any other HVAC unit, and it is one area where mini-splits are far superior to virtually any other option. To help you understand just how energy-efficient mini-splits are, here is a quick overview of how they compare to other heating and cooling options. Mini-Split Heating Efficiency Mini-splits are typically two to three times more energy efficient than any other type of heating. They are

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Top Tips to Reduce Your Electric Bill in Florida

May 10, 2023

Electric bills can be a big expense in Florida, where the heat and humidity require consistent air conditioning to keep homes comfortable. Fortunately, there are many steps you can take to reduce your electric bill without sacrificing comfort. Here are some easy tips to help you save energy, money, and the environment in your Florida home. Use Ceiling Fans to Increase Air Circulation Ceiling fans can help circulate air throughout your home, reducing the need for air conditioning. They also reduce humidity levels and make it feel cooler in your home. However, you should turn off

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How to Choose the Right AC Size for Your Home

April 24, 2023

Choosing the right air conditioner for your Fort Myers, Florida, home is about far more than finding the right features, an affordable price, and a suitably high level of efficiency. It’s also about finding the correct air conditioner size. In fact, air conditioner sizing is easily the most important factor to consider when choosing cooling equipment. That’s why the best way to determine your next air conditioner’s size is by consulting a seasoned HVAC professional. Why Size Matters Air conditioner size has less to do with the physical dimensions of a cooling unit and more to

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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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