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Why is Routine Maintenance Important?

Posted on: August 28, 2018

One thing that many people aren't aware of is that there are a lot of differences in how AC Systems of today are being made versus the systems you may have owned in the past. As a result of this, routine maintenance for equipment is more vital in order to maintain the health of your…

5 Warning Signs That You Need Ductwork

Posted on: July 25, 2018

It’s no news to Gainesville, FL residents that summers give AC units a run for their money. What many homeowners ignore until they’re experiencing costly problems and damages is their HVAC system ductwork. The best thing that you can do to ensure HVAC longevity is maintenance it regularly. At Bertie Heating and Air, we offer…

5 Reasons Why You Should Invest in a Smart Thermostat

Posted on: June 21, 2018

What can a smart thermostat do that mine can’t? Smart thermostats are creating quite a buzz with more and more companies creating products that help us to be as green as possible. If you are skeptical of this new trend you might be asking yourself, “What is the big difference? My thermostat is programmable, so…

How to Prepare Your HVAC Unit for Hurricane Season

Posted on: May 31, 2018

Hurricane Season in Florida Hurricane season starts on June 1st, but we’ve already felt the effects of strong thunderstorms here in North Central Florida. It’s important to give yourself ample time to prepare for these strong storms. It is strongly recommended that you start assembling a hurricane emergency kit, but it’s also important to prep…

3 Ways to Keep Your AC Running Efficiently This Summer

Posted on: April 30, 2018

Florida summers are no friend to an un-maintenance AC unit. Not only can your AC take a beating if it’s not ready, your energy use will spike, leaving you with costly AC repairs and high electric bills. Before the weather gets too hot to bear, follow these 6 steps to making sure your AC is…

5 Ways to Prepare Your AC for Warmer Weather

Posted on: March 21, 2018

Spring is finally here in North Central Florida. With this season comes blooming flowers, April showers, and, typically, much warmer weather. When the temperatures outside begin to rise, you’ll probably find yourself reaching for the dial on your thermostat more often. If you haven’t used your AC much throughout the winter, read below for five…

Keep Dust Out: 5 Ways to Remedy a Dusty Home

Posted on: February 21, 2018

Have you noticed that your home is dustier than usual and you’re not sure what to do about it? Excess dust can lead to poor indoor air quality and is especially bothersome to those who suffer from allergies. Your home should be as comfortable as possible and if you’re experiencing more dust than normal, it’s…

How to Maintain HVAC Efficiency in Unpredictable Weather

Posted on: January 22, 2018

For most people, you expect the weather to be cool in the winter a the weather to be hot in the summer . However, if you’re in North Central Florida or nearby regions, you know that we often experience times of significant temperature swings throughout the year. When the temperature changes drastically day-to-day, your heating…

Mold in Your HVAC System

Posted on: December 5, 2017

Any space containing high moisture levels is at risk for mold growth. Most molds require a warm and wet environment to thrive, and air conditioners are a common place for moisture and debris to accumulate. Regardless of whether it’s grown on the outside of your vent or inside your ductwork, mold in your HVAC system…

Why Your Heater is Blowing Cool Air

Posted on: November 16, 2017

When the weather gets colder, there’s no better feeling than walking inside and being comforted by the warmth of your home. As you turn your heater on for the first time this season, you might notice problems with it that did not exist last winter. If your heater is blowing air that is cooler than…

Importance of Indoor Air Quality

Posted on: October 19, 2017

What is Indoor Air Quality? Indoor air quality (IAQ) refers to the quality of the air inside or around your home or office building. Not only is it unpleasant to breathe polluted air, but it can also be dangerous to you, your family, and your employees. Why is Indoor Air Quality Important? Poor indoor air…

Why Your AC is Leaking and How to Fix It

Posted on: September 26, 2017

Nothing is more stressful than an unexplained leak in your home. Besides the obvious frustration and inconvenience, a malfunctioning air conditioner can lead to thousands of dollars in costly repairs. If you’ve noticed water coming from your AC system, our experts are here to provide some insight into potential reasons why there’s a leak and…

Best Types of Thermostats for Florida Homes

Posted on: July 18, 2017

Cooling a home takes a lot of energy--especially in Florida. In fact, air conditioning in Florida can account for 40% or more of your utility bill. Luckily, there are several ways to help lower your utility bill and the energy you use each month. One of the most successful ways is with a new thermostat.…

4 Ways to Lower In-Home Humidity in Florida

Posted on: June 30, 2017

In Florida, in-home humidity is one struggle unfortunately many are too familiar with. Even though the humidity comes each year, it seems as though many of us can’t bear the uncomfortable temperatures and humidity and struggle with controlling it year after year. The good news is, you don’t have to suffer all summer long with…

What Influences the Cost of A New HVAC System?

Posted on: February 8, 2017

  The U.S. Census has determined there’s more than a 50% chance your home was built prior to 1990. Did you know most HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) equipment will probably need to be replaced in millions of homes across America? How you understand what drives the cost of a new HVAC system will…

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