1. Get ready for the summer – what to prepare for in the spring time

    In Florida’s tropical climate, it’s extremely important to have your air conditioning working properly and running efficiently. In addition to keeping you cool and comfortable when it’s hot outside, it also controls the temperate of the home to ward off excessive heat and humidity. Heat can be…Read More

  2. Inconsistent Home Temperatures? Here’s Why!

    If you’re living in Florida during the summer, properly functioning air conditioning is an absolute necessity. Not only could you be sweating in your own home all summer, but you could be paying for it, too! Temperature inconsistencies can increase energy costs by as much as 40%. If this has bee…Read More

  3. My Unit Keeps Freezing Up, Help!

    Your air conditioner essentially has one job, and that is to keep your home cool. Sometimes, you may find that it keeps things a little too cool, and as a result, the unit freezes up. A frozen unit is easily identified by a build-up of ice on the system. If your unit is frozen, it will not cool your…Read More

  4. HVAC Maintenance Agreements: Do I Really Need One?

    HVAC maintenance can be an intimidating topic for homeowners. Many are unaware of how often their air conditioning systems should be tuned-up and don’t really understand what maintenance entails. It is for this reason that many HVAC service providers offer maintenance agreements. These agreements …Read More

  5. Why Do I Need an HVAC Tune-Up?

    Some people may be surprised to hear that their air conditioning units need tune-ups and regular maintenance just like their cars do. You use your air conditioner just as much as your vehicle. In fact, likely even more since your unit is running whether you are in your home or not. So, it is easy to…Read More

  6. What is Causing My Air Conditioner to Leak?

    Air conditioners leaking water isn’t an uncommon problem, especially in places like Florida where we rely so heavily on our A/Cs running 24/7. When water damage and repair costs are on the line, Altman’s Cooling & Heating wants to make sure you are aware of all the possible causes of A/C lea…Read More

  7. My HVAC Unit is Running Louder, What are the Next Steps to Take?

    Loud HVACs can cause a vast variety of issues that don’t even pertain to the system itself. From troubles sleeping, to struggles focusing on tasks inside the home, this little problem can quickly get out-of-hand. To keep you and your family comfortable and your daily routines unhindered, Altman’…Read More

  8. How To Best Maintain Your Heater In The Winter

    Winter often sneaks up on us – and our homes! It’s important to prepare and maintain certain aspects of your house before and during the winter, perhaps most importantly, your heater! Regular maintenance will prevent you from finding your heater broken one cold day. Clean or replace the filter. …Read More

  9. 5 Air Conditioning Maintenance Tips for Pet Owners

    Few things are as fun and fulfilling as being a pet owner, but when we have furry friends taking comfort in our domiciles, we have to be a little extra vigilant when it comes to maintenance around the home. For instance, did you know having a pet affects your air conditioner and how it operates? It…Read More

  10. UV Lights: Why Are They So Important?

    Anytime someone mentions UV (ultraviolet) light, the first thing you probably think of is those long, slender bulbs that line the interior of office buildings, often giving off a familiar humming while casting everything in a blue-ish glow. However, the reality is that’s just what we can see; the …Read More