Is your AC unit blowing hot air?

AC blowing hot or warm air? Want to figure out what the problem is before calling an air conditioning professional? This article is for you. While there are many, many reasons your air conditioner is blowing hot air, we’ll run through the most common causes that you can fix or diagnose on your own.  If you need immediate help, give us a call at (305) 791 5020  Thermostat Settings:  Is the thermostat set incorrectly?  It may sound silly, but we’ve seen it happen before. Double-check your thermostat and make sure it isn’t set to “heat”. It may have been bumped by someone else in the home. Also, check to see if you have your thermostat set to “auto” or “on”. If it’s set to “on”, that means the fan will blow even when the air conditioner isn’t actually cooling. This causes your AC to blow out warmer air out the vents when the outside unit isn’t running. There’s a restriction in airflow A restriction in the airflow to and from your air conditioner often results in not enough air coming out of the vents to cool your home. Restricted airflow can also cause the compressor (the part that moves the refrigerant) in your air conditioner’s outside unit to freeze up.  This…

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Is Your Air Conditioner Making You Sick? Dangers of a Moldy Indoor Coil

DOES YOUR AC VENTS look like???   Call today to find out!  305 791 5020  Inside your air conditioner, there are two coils. One coil you can see, and one you can’t. When you have an air conditioner tune-up, our technicians clean both coils to make sure your system is clean and running at peak efficiency. But did you ever wonder what gets on that coil in the first place?  At Cool Aid Air Conditioning, our technicians see the inside of many different units. Keep reading to find out what could be inside your air conditioner, and what to do about it. OUT OF SIGHT, OUT OF MIND Because you can’t see the evaporator coil on your indoor unit, there’s no way to know when it needs to be cleaned. While you can’t see it, mold could be growing on this coil, hampering your air conditioner, and introducing mold spores into your air. But how do you know? Here are three questions to ask yourself: Are you changing your filter monthly? Has your AC been experiencing frequent breakdowns? Have you noticed an increase in your energy bill even though your use hasn’t changed? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might have a dirty coil.…

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Smart Ways to Bring Shade to Your Outdoor Space

Finding Relief From the Heat Custom Canopies - Residential For all your canvas needs, Oceanside Canvas is only one call away! Adding an awning or canopy feels like adding a whole new room to your house. One of the favorite parts of our job is seeing customers walk under their new canopy for the first time, realizing all of the happy times that await them in their new space. Photo Provide by a local company called Oceanside Canvas.  Phone #: 305-896-6612 Address: 21460 Overseas Hwy., Suite 2 (3rd Floor), Cudjoe Key, FL 33042    Bahama Style Louvered Shutters - Custom Designed Exterior Shutters - Eyebrow Awning Shutter for Porch Photo provided by Dynamic Garage Door Sail Away Shade Sail Triangular is a great way to create shade, keep the house and yard cooler during the day plus adding on the lights creates a beautiful ambiance for the evening time. Enjoy this look in the day or night time with all your friends and family.   For a free quote from a local Company called Oceanside Canvas:  Phone #: 305-896-6612 Address: 21460 Overseas Hwy., Suite 2 (3rd Floor), Cudjoe Key, FL 33042 Retractable Canopies Monster Tiki builds custom tiki huts for right in your backyard! So whether you…

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KEYS Rebate Program

KEYS' Rebate Program Replacing old energy-hogging appliances can create major savings on monthly energy bills, but investments in energy efficient appliances, while cost-effective in the long-run, may not be affordable in the short-term. CLICK HERE FOR PDF DOWNLOAD Save $250.00 on NEW INSTALL AC UNITS Facebook Address 22918 Long Ben Ln Cudjoe Key , FL 33042 Call us (305) 791-5020 email coolairkw@gmail.com

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Do UV Lights Kill Mold and Bacteria?

UV works! Ultraviolet lights were shown to kill mold, viruses and bacteria more than 100 years ago.  In fact, in 1903, Niels Finsen was given the Noble Prize in Medicine for using UV to effectively treat patients with skin infections.Today, UV lights are used for germicidal use in hospitals, restaurants and grocery stores. And they have been shown effective in killing sterilizing an HVAC system. Here are two examples:1). In 2012, a study at Duke University Medical Center showed that UV lights killed 97% of bacteria that were resistant to antibiotics, the so-called superbug bacteria that are the toughest to kill.2). The Journal of Applied and Environmental Biology reported in 2001 that germicidal UV radiation significantly reduces airborne fungi in air handling units. Give us a CALL today with ANY Questions regarding UV LIGHTS ???? Call Coolaid Air Conditioning of the Lower Keys TODAY  5/5 5 STARS 305 791 5020

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UV LIGHTS for your Air Conditioning

Do you have central air conditioning, then you have an indoor coil. It is a prime location for the development of mold and bacteria. Why? Because the coil is used to condense moisture from the air to dehumidify your home during AC cycles. As air passes over the coil, dirt, pet dander and other debris stick to its wet surface. The combination creates an ideal setting for the growth of mold and bacteria that can be spread through your home in the passing air. Coil UV lights are the most common HVAC sterilizing lights. Single-lamp and dual-lamp models are produced. Coil sterilization lights are installed where they can shine directly onto the surface of the coil, and they are left on continuously.

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Great TIPS to Reduce Cooling Costs This Summer​​

Great TIPS to Reduce Cooling Costs This Summer​ Maintain or replace your AC “AC efficiency is mostly a function of the technology,” Let humidity dictate AC settings Put the fan speed on low. The slower air movement through the air-conditioning equipment removes more moisture from the air, improving comfort in your home. Keep unit Clean! Cleaning and/or replacing filters once per month will lower an AC’s energy consumption by 5% to 15%. Plant trees around your house Most heat that accumulates inside a house comes directly from the sun shining onto the roof or through windows. Clothe your windows Solar screens, or mesh-like window screens, intercept up to 70 percent of solar energy before it gets into the house, Flip a switch Lower your air conditioner’s thermostat setting to 78 degrees Fahrenheit when you’re at home. CONTACT US @ 305.791.5020 Get ahead of the heat of summer! Call and Schedule your "Check UP" appointment today!

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Ductless Mini Split Systems

If you are looking for an alternative heating and air conditioning solution, consider installing a Mitsubishi ductless mini split system. These innovative ductless heating and cooling systems resolve a number of issues related to air duct inefficiency. Space-Saving & Easy Installation Save $$$ Versatility Mini split systems are a great way to heat and cool off any space.            Dave Link - Owner and CEO             Coolaid Air Conditioning Lower Keys           If you’re ready to upgrade to a ductless cooling system, turn to the professionals at Coolaid Air Conditioning of the Lower Florida Keys. Located in Summerland Key, Florida, we offer an industry-leading selection of systems. CONTACT US TODAY FOR YOUR FREE QUOTE! 305-791-5020 coolaidkwoffice@gmail.com

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