Parker Services Inc Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Panama City’

Want to Avoid AC Repair This Summer? We’ve Got Your Back!

Monday, April 15th, 2024

Nobody wants to deal with calling for air conditioning repair during the summer. In Panama City, where the heat can be relentless, having your AC go down is more than just an inconvenience—it’s a threat to your comfort and health. 

While simple methods like adjusting your thermostat settings and regularly replacing the AC’s air filter can significantly reduce the strain on your system, these aren’t the only ways to prevent breakdowns and repair problems. There are more substantial steps that an HVAC professional can help with that can drastically cut down on repairs.

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The 5 Best Reasons to Replace Your Old HVAC System With a Heat Pump

Monday, March 18th, 2024

Although heat pumps have been around since 1945, they’ve recently become one of the most popular types of HVAC systems for new installations across the country. A heat pump is similar to a standard air conditioner, but where an air conditioner can only provide cooling to a home, a heat pump can operate in both heating and cooling modes. 

Let’s look at the best five reasons to switch over to a heat pump when you upgrade your HVAC system this year.

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The Top 5 Warning Your Furnace Is in Trouble

Monday, January 29th, 2024

You won’t need to run your furnace often to warm your house. Not with the weather we have here in Panama City. But you want it to work right when you do need it, so it’s a good idea to watch out for any warning signs the furnace is in trouble. That way, you can call for prompt furnace repair in Panama City, FL from our technicians and get ahead of a more serious problem later on. It’s also much safer to react quickly to furnace problems, especially if you have a gas furnace.

There are several specific warning signs to watch for that will tell you your furnace needs the attention of HVAC professionals. Here are five…

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How to Tell You Need to Get a New Central Heating System

Monday, December 11th, 2023

Getting a heating replacement in Panama City, FL probably isn’t something you often have on your mind. You live in a place with the type of winter weather that draws snowbirds from the far north. But it’s easy to get complacent and allow a failing heater to slowly fall apart while you’re not paying attention. Then suddenly, on one of those rainy storm days when you need your heater to run, it won’t—and the old system is simply too expensive to repair. 

Rather than get trapped having to replace a heating system as an emergency measure, you can head off the problem with some diligence and a few facts about when a heater needs to be replaced. We’ll guide you through how you can best tell when you need to schedule a heating system replacement with our pros.

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The Benefits of Having a Whole-House Dehumidifier

Monday, October 9th, 2023

We offer several indoor air quality services for our customers and one of the most important is installing and servicing whole-house dehumidifiers. If you don’t have a dehumidifier in your house or you use a portable unit, we highly recommend you consider getting a whole-house dehumidifier installed.

It’s a straightforward installation for our technicians: we’ll determine the right-sized unit for your home’s needs and then integrate it into your heating and cooling system. We’ll explain why a whole-house dehumidifier is a great home addition, as well as share several good dehumidifier tips for Panama City, FL life.

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Was This the Last Summer for Your AC?

Monday, September 4th, 2023

It’s September, and the hot weather certainly hasn’t finished with us here in Florida. But at least we know cooler temperatures are coming in the future, and this is a good time to make an assessment of how well your air conditioning system performed this summer season.

If you need to arrange for an AC replacement in Panama City, FL, you’ll want to know about it before the next summer arrives. That way, you can schedule a convenient replacement with our technicians during cooler weather.

How can you tell if this was the last summer for your air conditioner? The easiest way is to schedule an appointment with our team. We’ll give the AC a thorough inspection and then give you our honest opinion as well as a set of options. Below, we’ll look at some of the ways to tell that it’s time to call us for a professional assessment.

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Watch Out for These AC Troubles at the End of Summer

Monday, August 7th, 2023

Anyone who has lived in Florida for at least a few summers understands that the heat and humidity of the second half of the season is often the worst. Getting your air conditioning system through July doesn’t mean you’ve made it over the hump and the rest is all downhill. The heat has much more to throw at you, and you need to ensure you AC can handle it.

When you run into cooling system trouble, you can count on our technicians for quality air conditioning repair in Panama City, FL. You want to catch these problems as early as possible so we can get to work before the situation worsens and you end up with a more expensive repair—or a boiling house with a failed AC. Below, we’ve listed some late summer AC issues we recommend you watch for.

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Are Air Filters or Air Purifiers Best for My Home?

Tuesday, July 11th, 2023

If you’re looking to improve your home’s indoor air quality in Panama City, FL, you’ve come to the right people. We offer excellent IAQ services to help local homeowners enjoy fresher and healthier air.

When you consider that the air inside homes is often 4-5 times worse than the air outdoors, even small IAQ improvements can make a significant difference in your quality of life and general health.

But where do you start with better indoor air quality? This can be tricky because you have many different options. The two broad IAQ system categories are air filters and air purifiers. What’s the difference between these two, and is one a better choice for your home than the other?

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How to Troubleshoot a Broken AC

Monday, June 5th, 2023

This is a scenario that nobody wants to face during a hot, humid summer day in Florida: a busted AC! If your house starts feeling far too hot, even with the AC running, or if you notice that the AC isn’t coming on at all, you might sense a tug of panic.

We’re here to reassure you. No matter what’s wrong with your home’s cooling system, you can always call our expert technicians for air conditioning repair in Panama City, FL that’ll get your AC back to work. Many of our team members have 20-30 years of experience in the field, so they know how to find solutions to all types of cooling problems.

However, there are times when the trouble with an AC is a simple one you can correct yourself if you know where to look. Before you call us, go through these troubleshooting steps to see if you only have a minor problem on your hands.

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Watch Out for Short-Cycling, A Common Air Conditioning Problem

Monday, May 8th, 2023

If you have a quality air conditioning system that received a professional installation, you probably won’t run into any serious malfunctions with it for its first several years. Keeping up with regular maintenance will reduce the chance of malfunctions even further.

However, there are some AC problems that can crop up even in the best cared-for systems. One of the most common is known as short-cycling, which is both a problem in itself and a symptom of other kinds of malfunctions. 

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