The AC Spring Cleaning Checklist

Spring is just around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about that favored yearly activity: spring cleaning. One thing that sneaks by most homeowners is AC spring cleaning. Your AC needs regular quarterly cleaning to maintain it in proper working order. But every year or so your HVAC unit needs a deep cleaning that can help it operate at optimal levels throughout the year. Modern Air & Refrigeration of Sarasota has a quick checklist for you to take into account this year for your AC spring cleaning. Cleaning Your AC Condenser Your HVAC condenser is a crucial but often overlooked component of your AC system. This importance makes it key that it...

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Why You Need An HVAC Maintenance Contract

If you’ve used the services of a local HVAC company then you’ve probably been offered an AC maintenance contract. An HVAC maintenance contract comes with a multitude of benefits to the health and proper operation of your AC unit. However, not all maintenance contracts are built the same. Each contract is different depending on the company and the type of services needed. Modern Air & Refrigeration is here to provide you with an introduction into the HVAC maintenance contract world including the pros and cons to guide your decision making. What is an HVAC Maintenance Contract? A typical HVAC maintenance contract comes with a bi-annual maintenance schedule automatically built in. Your local Sarasota HVAC...

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3 Tips to Choosing the Right Commercial HVAC Provider

There is a huge difference between choosing an HVAC contractor for your home, and selecting one for your business. For starters residential A/C units are only a fraction of the complexity of their commercial counterparts. Furthermore, in most cases a commercial HVAC contractor operates on a contractual basis adding further trepidation to the decision of choosing a trusted HVAC contractor. Sarasota has several options for your commercial HVAC provider needs but how can you be sure you picked the right one? Modern Air &Refrigeration has 3 key tips to help you make the right choice, the first time. Commercial HVAC Provider Licensing and Insurance You cannot even consider a commercial HVAC provider without the...

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Sarasota Winter Home Heating Safety Tips

Winter home heating comes with its own set of challenges. Unlike cooler air, heat has a tendency to encourage combustion when improperly used. The Centers for Disease Control estimate that on average 400 people die annually from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning. A significant portion of these deaths occur during winter time from faulty home heating implementation. Modern Air & Refrigeration your local Sarasota HVAC experts has put together a set of tips for you to avoid winter home heating dangers such as carbon monoxide poisoning and fires. Winter Home Heating Safety: Carbon Monoxide Safety The two most prominent dangers to you and your home this winter will come in the form of fire and...

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How to Fix a Clogged AC Drain Line

Modern Air & Refrigeration celebrates the unsung heroes of your HVAC system. Today’s contestant comes to us in the form of your AC drain line. Your AC system is more than just a temperature regulator for your home. It also controls moisture levels by discharging excess water via the AC drain line. This is incredibly important here in our sunshine state otherwise known as the most humid state in the country. So just how does an AC drain line work? What happens when it gets clogged and how can you fix it? We will explore these topics in the following article. What is an AC Drain Line? Your HVAC system removes moisture from the...

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HVAC Duct Replacements: Is it Time?

If you are on the fence on whether your home HVAC needs duct replacements or just a cleaning you’ve come to the right place. Your HVAC’s ducts are an out of sight and easily forgotten about component of your home’s air conditioning. Indeed, a number of homeowners are not aware of the signs of dirty or malfunctioning air conditioner ducts. We will go over the signs that you may have an issue and the recommended methods to alleviate the problem. HVAC Duct Replacements Signs The easiest sign to spot a system that might be in dire need of duct replacements is dust. This symptom usually manifests itself in worsening allergies, stuffy rooms, and dust...

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