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R22 Refrigerant Phase-Out – What You Need to Know

If you have an older air conditioning system in your home, chances are good that it uses a refrigerant called R22 (sometimes called HCFC22 or freon). Unfortunately, this type of chemical coolant contains ingredients that have been found to be harmful to the Earth’s ozone layer. To counter this, R22 can no longer be produced

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Common Causes of Drain Clogs

Do you suspect you’re dealing with clogged drains and pipes in your home? If you answered yes, take some small solace in the knowledge that you’re certainly not alone: one of the most common problems that professional plumbers like those at Frank Gay Services deal with are drains that have become completely clogged. Addressing the

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What The New SEER Standards Mean for You

According to the new US Energy Information Agency, new standards for minimum energy efficiency that affect heat pump systems and central A/C are coming in January 2023. What do these new standards mean, and how do they affect homeowners in Orlando, FL such as yourself? The A/C repair, installation, and maintenance professionals at Frank Gay

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Do I Need a Whole Home Surge Protector?

  While power surges due to lightning and grid disruptions have existed since we have been electrifying our homes, the need for an effective power surge solution is more critical than ever before due to the sheer amount of electronics that our homes contain. Enter the whole-home surge protector.     But what is a whole

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New SEER HVAC Efficiency Requirements are Coming in 2023

Ready For 2023 HVAC Changes? The US Energy Information Agency recently announced that new minimum energy efficiency standards for residential central air conditioning and heat pump systems will be put into place starting in January 2023. The new SEER standard SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio and is a measure of the general energy

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Help! My Heater Isn’t Blowing Warm Air

While it generally doesn’t get too cold during the cooler months here in Orlando, there are likely to be a few nights and mornings this winter when you’ll want to turn on the heat. But what happens when you go to turn on your heater and you’re met with cool air? Or worse, no air […]

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Winter Water Heater Maintenance Guide

  After spending a day outside decorating for the holidays or doing yard work, you want to be able to take a hot shower once you’re done. But what happens when you go to turn on the shower and cold water comes out instead of the hot water you were expecting? Yikes!    Fortunately, you […]

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The Importance of Duct Cleaning

The ductwork in your home provides a very important function. It circulates warm or cool air from your HVAC system throughout your house allowing for consistent interior comfort regardless of the season or outside weather.     The air cycling through your house circulates through your ducts multiple times a day and is the air that you and […]

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Cost-Saving HVAC Tips for Thanksgiving

Now that it’s November, the holiday season is about to begin and soon that means enjoying Thanksgiving dinner and festivities in your Orlando home! While the holidays can bring great joy to our lives, unfortunately, they can also put stress on your HVAC system and impact energy costs.     Busy guest-filled homes use a lot of power, and the extra […]

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Ghosts in the Pipes, or Plumbing Problems?

Ideally, you shouldn’t hear any bumps in the night or noises coming from your plumbing system, except the sound of running water. If you think your pipes might be haunted, don’t worry, there aren’t any ghosts or ghouls living in your pipes, you likely have some plumbing issues that need to be solved.     Here are some spooky plumbing noises […]

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