Air Conditioning Articles

Common AC Problems and Solutions

May 15, 2024
Common AC Problems and Solutions. Black woman sweating and trying to refresh at home.

When the weather gets really hot in New Tampa, the last thing you want is a broken air conditioner. Many common problems with air conditioning systems can arise. Our team at Lightning Mechanical, LLC wants you to be aware, prepared, and ready to solve these air conditioning issues so you and your family can stay cool this summer.

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3 Signs It’s Time for a New AC

April 15, 2024
3 Signs It’s Time for a New AC. Man in his living room sitting on a deckchair with his feet in a mini pool reading a book.

Should you repair or replace? That’s always the big question when it comes to major home systems like air conditioning (AC).

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SEER––What Does It Mean?

February 15, 2024
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SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. This universal rating system helps you determine the efficiency of your Florida air conditioning (AC) unit or heat pump. 

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AC Maintenance in Tampa, FL 33629

December 5, 2023

Appreciate you being on time! Your paying attention to details, being polite and happy to explain what you were doing when I asked. Showed extreme concern to wipe your feet at my doors and keep my house clean. Outstanding service!!

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Thermostat Repair in St. Petersburg, FL 33714

October 18, 2023

Service was very punctual, actually early, very knowledgeable, proficient!

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Air Conditioner Repair in Land O’ Lakes, FL 34638

October 6, 2023

Very professional, nice and patient. They got the AC running same day!

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Air Conditioner Check Up Wesley Chapel, FL 33543

September 28, 2023

Zachary was good He checked out system and serviced where needed We appreciate his professional work.

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When Do I Replace My Air Conditioner?

September 15, 2023
When Do I Replace My Air Conditioner? - Full length profile shot of a woman pushing a hand-truck with a self standing ac unit tied with red ribbon isolated on white background

Sometimes, life moves incredibly fast. You could have sworn you just bought your air conditioner. But lately, it doesn’t seem to be working so well.

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Preventative HVAC Maintenance in Zephyrhills, FL 33540

August 2, 2023

I love how this company made the process of scheduling an appointment easy. They even sent a reminder message the day before my appointment and showed up as scheduled. This reinforced to me how professional and organized they are. I for sure will be using this company again in the future!

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Air Conditioner Repair in Lutz, FL 33549

July 21, 2023

This company is awesome! I got a same day appointment. They were on time. They didn’t mess around and immediately fixed the issue with our AC unit.

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5 Ways To Save Money On Your Summer AC Bill

July 21, 2023
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Our five simple tips for staying cool and using your air conditioner (AC) less may help you cut costs and save money on your monthly energy bill.

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Air Conditioner Maintenance in Wesley Chapel, FL 33543

July 13, 2023

This company is very professional. Tyler did a complete duct replacement for me as we were adding and extension to the house. The team was courteous and did the job on time 9 months ago. I recently had a leak near the blower in the garage and the team came in and took care of…

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Air Conditioner Repair in Lutz, FL 33549

July 12, 2023

I have used Lighting Mechanical for my business in the past and let me tell you… top notch service at its best. They are always so pleasant and able to get a technician out right away and always fix the issues at hand. I highly recommend them. Very professional and reliable.

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Air Conditioner Repair in Temple Terrace, FL 33617

June 26, 2023

The team was responsive, corrected the problem, advised how to potentially prevent this kind of problem, and saved me money!

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Why Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance?

June 16, 2023
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It’s about to heat up here in Wesley Chapel. Make sure your air conditioner (AC) is primed for the Florida summer heat rays by scheduling a seasonal maintenance visit.

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Air Conditioner Maintenance in Tampa, FL 33614

June 14, 2023

Great customer service! They were able to get me scheduled quickly and fixed my issue. Professional team, definitely recommend. 🙂

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AC and Allergies

April 14, 2023
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Looking for additional methods to stop allergens from inhabiting your home? Lightning Mechanical has a team of home comfort experts ready to find the perfect solution for your lifestyle. Make your home a sanctuary—spend less time restocking your tissues and more time doing what you love. Call us for a free consultation today.

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Air Conditioner Repair in Lutz, FL 33558

March 27, 2023

I have never dealt with a better AC company! I highly recommend this family-owned business, as they treat you like family!

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Air Conditioning Noise Concerns

August 15, 2022
Air Conditioning Noise Concerns. AC Vent.

Have a Lightning Mechanical expert evaluate your air conditioner today—we’re always happy to help our Florida customers!

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Consider a Ductless AC System

June 20, 2022
Consider a Ductless AC System

When you think of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, you probably think of the furnace and air conditioner (AC) equipment inside, an air conditioner component outside, and a network of ducts running throughout your Wesley Chapel home. 

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3 Telltale Signs It’s Time for a New AC

May 12, 2022
3 Telltale Signs It's Time for a New Air Conditioner

Should you repair or replace? That’s always the big question when it comes to major home systems like air conditioning (AC). Repairs are easier on the pocketbook in the short run, but too many of them can add up. 

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AC Maintenance Checklist

April 19, 2022
AC Maintenance Checklist

Can you imagine a hot Wesley Chapel summer without air conditioning? Your air conditioning system can be your very best friend on the warmest days. 

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Maintenance in Wesley Chapel, FL 33545

March 23, 2022

Zach did an excellent job!! Thorough, professional and courteous. Would highly recommend Lightning Mechanical!!

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Air Conditioner Repair in Land O’ Lakes, FL 34638

March 22, 2022

Zach did a great job, was very knowledgeable, and very respectful Great job! Thanks

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Fall HVAC Maintenance

October 13, 2021
Fall HVAC Maintenance

Here in Florida, we’ve reached the season that makes you say, “Gosh, it’s so dark out. Is it really only six in the evening?” Before the days get too short, remember to check off heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) maintenance from your autumn to-do list.

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What Does AC SEER Mean?

August 13, 2021
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When it comes to your air conditioner (AC), a common term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) business you are likely to see everywhere is your air conditioner’s SEER. But what exactly is SEER?

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Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

July 12, 2021
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Many reasons can cause an air conditioner to malfunction, resulting in warm or hot air blowing through your vents. Our Lightning Mechanical professionals want to help you diagnose those problems quickly and then get them fixed, so you can cool down your family and your home.

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Heat Gain Prevention Tips

June 3, 2021
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When you are in the middle of summer, it can be difficult to keep heat out of your Wesley Chapel home even if you have your central air conditioning system going full blast. Our team at Lightning Mechanical wants to help you prevent heat from building up inside your home as much as possible so that your air conditioner can be more effective and efficient. Here are some tips to consider.

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Is It Normal for My AC to Turn On and Off?

May 9, 2021
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When an air conditioner (AC) turns on and off in rather quick successions, without running for longer periods, this is called short cycling. It’s fairly common, but when this happens it means there’s something wrong with your air conditioner. So what should you do?

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Spring Money-Saving Tips

April 21, 2021
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To schedule an air conditioning tune-up or duct inspection, or to talk with us about other energy-saving ideas, call our Lightning Mechanical team at 813-492-5575 or request service online. Our Land O Lakes, FL professionals would be happy to help.

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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

March 16, 2021
spring ac maintenance

An air conditioner (AC), just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At Lightning Mechanical, we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned at least once a year. The optimum time is in the spring to ensure your system will run with the most efficiency during the hottest summer months.

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