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Beware of Cheap Air Conditioning Contractors

Posted by Larry On January 25th

Beware of Cheap Air Conditioning Contractors

Just a word to the wise…

There are some air conditioning companies in Fort Myers and elsewhere that offer unrealistic discounts or specials. We have all seen them.

Just keep in mind that for a reputable A/C company to send a qualified technician to your home (one that can actually make the repair or offer a good solution to the problem) comes with a cost.

The A/C repair man that shows up in your driveway from the company with severely discounted prices has to make his money somehow, usually by trying to sell some kind of product or service you may or may not need. Typically those products and services are at an inflated price.

Also ask yourself this:

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Dirty filters or worse no filters in your air conditioning system can and will cause multiple problems.

Filthy Air Conditioning Filter (Photo courtesy of Flickr User Ivy Dawned)

Air conditioning filters that are not changed or cleaned regularly will form a buildup of dirt and dust causing a lack of airflow through the filter (as pictured above), which seriously impacts the system’s ability to cool properly, forcing longer run times, which in turn relates to higher utility bills.

Now even worse, is no filter at all in the system! This allows all the airborne dirt and dust to enter the air handler accumulating on the evaporator coil, the blower wheel, and housing. When this is allowed to happen…

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