Keep Those Drain Lines Clear

At AC Today, we cannot stress enough the importance of PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE on your home’s AC System to stave off any expensive repairs or even more expensive damage to your home. Recently, we were called in by a new client to troubleshoot an AC System leak that caused our client to file an insurance claim …

Have a Happy and Safe Independence Day

At AC Today, we would like to take a moment to wish you and your family a Happy and Safe Independence Day and to remind you of the significance of this holiday and day of celebration. By the spring of 1775, the thirteen British colonies were at war with King George III of England and …

Let’s Talk Air Conditioning “Lingo”

In life, communication is very important, especially when you need to request a service call to repair your home’s AC System. As you attempt to describe your AC System issue to a technician or dispatcher, wouldn’t it be nice to speak the same language? Well, your friends at AC Today are here to help. Here …

Don’t Let Your AC System Take A Summer Vacation

The Summer Heat is almost upon us here in the Suncoast – it’s called the “Suncoast” for a reason. As you prepare your home for the inevitable barbecues and pool parties, now is a great time to prepare your home’s AC System for the looming Summer heat. In the same way that you change your …

Does my Homeowners Insurance Policy cover my Air Conditioning System?

At AC Today, we often get called out to estimate the cost to repair a client’s AC System in the wake of a storm, fire or even vandalism. Inevitably, our ACT First Responders are asked whether the client’s Homeowners Insurance Policy would pay for the AC System repairs. When it comes to questions specific to …

What is an AC System Factory Warranty?

Question: What is my AC System’s Factory Warranty and how do I keep it intact? Answer: You have a newly-installed or recently-installed AC System – and the peace of mind that comes with it. You can rest easy knowing that the AC Today Installation Specialists have installed an AC System tailored to meet your home’s …

Which AC Filter is Right for Me? – Part II

Question: Which AC Filter is right for my home and how often should I change it? Answer: We get asked more about AC Filters than nearly any other AC System component. This is probably due to the fact that, aside from the thermostat, this is the AC System component that is managed the most by …

Which AC Filter is Right for Me? – Part I

Question: Which AC Filter is right for my home and how often should I change it? Answer: We get asked more about AC Filters than nearly any other AC System component. This is probably due to the fact that, aside from the thermostat, this is the AC System component that is managed the most by …

What Is A Hard Start Kit and Why Do I Need It?

Question: I was told to install a Hard Start Kit on my AC System. What is it and why do I need a Hard Start Kit? Answer: Before we explain a Hard Start Kit, let’s take a step back and explain where the kit is installed and why it’s needed. A “Split System” Air Conditioning …

Why Should I Keep My Evaporator Coil Clean?

Question: What is my Evaporator Coil and why should I keep it clean? Answer: Let’s define an Evaporator Coil: This is a key component to your “Air Handler” that is typically installed inside your home. The Air Handler includes an Evaporator Coil, a fan, a blower assembly and a few other components. As air from …