All-Pro Electrical & Air Conditioning

All-Pro Electrical & Air Conditioning provides air conditioning, electrical and indoor air quality services in Boca Raton, FL and the surrounding areas.

Why Is There Water Around My AC?

Our summer season is far too hot to take any chances with the overall operational quality of our air conditioners. That is why it is so important that you are able to spot the signs of trouble with your AC before the situation gets too out of hand.

Our summer season is far too hot to take any chances with the overall operational quality of our air conditioners. That is why it is so important that you are able to spot the signs of trouble with your AC before the situation gets too out of hand. Some signs of air conditioning problems are more obvious than others, and water pooling around the unit is one of the clearest signs that there is a problem. If you are serious about protecting the integrity of your air conditioner, contact us to schedule air conditioning repairs in Boca Raton, FL at the first sign of trouble.

Where's the Water Coming From?

There is a good chance that the water in the vicinity of your air conditioning system is not actually indicative of a leak. Why? Because an air conditioner does not actually use water in its operation. So where is the water coming from? One possibility is that your evaporator coil is icing up, and this could be a sign of serious trouble. In the evaporator coil, refrigerant evaporates in order to absorb heat from the air passing over it. If there is a refrigerant leak in your system, the coil may get so cold as to freeze the condensate that collects on it, resulting in the development of ice. When this ice melts, it can give the appearance of a leaking system. It is also possible that you have a very dirty air filter in your system, and that this air filter is reducing airflow and leading to the icing. This may be a less serious problem, but only a trained professional can truly diagnose the issue. Another potential source of the "leak" is a backed up condensate drain line, or even just a misaligned drain pan. When your AC is cooling your home, it draws moisture out of the air. That moisture is drained away as condensation via the condensate drain assembly. If the drain backs up or is knocked out of place, the water can wind up all over your floor, instead.

Let All-Pro Electrical & Air Conditioning get to the bottom of your icy AC issues.

 

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Protect Your Comfort and Health with a UV Air Purifier

We know that a lot of homeowners like to keep the systems in their homes relatively simple, and that not everyone is going to seek out additional equipment with which to upgrade their HVAC or IAQ systems. However, we really must inform you of some of the great benefits that using a UV air purifier in Lighthouse Point, FL can allow for.

We know that a lot of homeowners like to keep the systems in their homes relatively simple, and that not everyone is going to seek out additional equipment with which to upgrade their HVAC or IAQ systems. However, we really must inform you of some of the great benefits that using a UV air purifier in Lighthouse Point, FL can allow for. While not every home is necessarily going to require the use of a UV air purifier, those that do can benefit greatly from these devices. Read on to learn more about UV air purifiers, how they work, and why you may want to consider one in your home.

What Do UV Air Purifiers Offer that Filters Do Not?

If you have an air filtration system working in your home, then you may be wondering why you would also need a UV air purifier installed therein. The answer to this question is that different IAQ systems are used for different purposes. While air filters and electronic air purifiers, for instance, are adept at removing pollutants such as dirt and dust from the air in one's home, they are not going to fare well against biological pollutants, which include viruses and mold spores. These pollutants are often too small for a residential air filter to effectively remove them from the air in one's home. The other issue to consider is the fact that, even if these pollutants are successfully removed from the air, they can continue to reproduce on the material that they are trapped by. Simply removing mold spores from the air won't eliminate the risk of mold developing throughout your home. Those spores must be rendered incapable of reproduction, and a pollutant destruction based air purifier, such as the UV air purifier, will ensure that this is the case. If you notice mold popping up in your home, or if you or your family are frequently getting sick, purifying the air with UV germicidal lights may be in your best interest.

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Should I Be Using an Attic Fan this Summer?

You do not need us to tell you just how important it is that you have a great air conditioner to help you make it through the hottest time of the year comfortably in this part of the country. Even the best air conditioners can struggle sometimes, though, and you may find it beneficial to complement your air conditioner with other systems.

You do not need us to tell you just how important it is that you have a great air conditioner to help you make it through the hottest time of the year comfortably in this part of the country. Even the best air conditioners can struggle sometimes, though, and you may find it beneficial to complement your air conditioner with other systems. One that is well worth your consideration is the attic fan. Read the following information, and be sure to give us a call if you think that an attic fan in Highland Beach, FL sounds like a good fit for your home.

Why Would I Put a Fan in My Attic?

Because you don't really spend any time in your attic, you may be wondering why you would bother putting a fan up there. It's no like there is going to be anyone in the attic enjoying the more comfortable environment, right? Well, that is not really the point of an attic fan. An attic fan serves to vent heat out of your attic, which can get incredibly hot during the days of summer, in order to prevent that heat from seeping down into your living space through walls, beams, and other materials/objects. The fan vents this extremely hot air out of your home, and in doing so it can help to take some of the stress off of your air conditioning system, as heat is no longer radiating down into your living space in such high concentrations. This can help to not only lower your energy costs when cooling your home, but also to decrease the risk of damage to your system stemming from excessive wear and tear. Plus, moisture that could lead to problems in your attic or for your roof will be vented out as well.

Be sure to schedule your attic fan services with the pros here at All-Pro Electrical & Air Conditioning.

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Is Ice On My Air Conditioner a Good or Bad Sign?

Every now and then, we encounter a homeowner that thinks that the development of ice on his or her air conditioner must be a good thing. After all, he or she may figure, the job of the air conditioner is cool things down, is it not?

Every now and then, we encounter a homeowner that thinks that the development of ice on his or her air conditioner must be a good thing. After all, he or she may figure, the job of the air conditioner is cool things down, is it not? Well, this is, of course, the function of an air conditioner, but that does not change the fact that ice developing on your system is actually a sign of potentially serious trouble. If you notice that there is ice on your evaporator coil or your refrigerant lines, be sure to dial our number right away. You can count on us for top notch air conditioning repairs in Parkland, FL.

You May Have a Dirty Air Filter

One of the most common tips that we give homeowners looking to get the most out of their air conditioning systems is to change their air filters regularly. This really is one of the simplest yet most effective ways in which to ensure that your system functions well. If your filter is too dirty, it can seriously limit the airflow passing over the evaporator coil. When this happens, the system will have trouble drawing sufficient levels of heat out of the air. Not only does this mean you'll suffer a weaker cooling performance, but also that your coil may ice up.

Or a Refrigerant Leak

The refrigerant in your air conditioning system is responsible for the absorption and transfer of heat. If there is not enough refrigerant in your air conditioning system due to a leak or an improper charge, there is no way in which you can hope for your system to function as effectively and reliably as possible. If you have a refrigerant leak, you need to have the problem resolved ASAP to avoid serious damages to your system.

Schedule Your Air Conditioning Repairs with All-Pro Electrical & Air Conditioning.

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Have You Considered the Use of an Attic Fan?

The heat of summer around here is very intense, obviously, and you want to ensure that you are able to live in a cool, comfortable environment within your home. However, you may not realize just how much of a challenge it is for an air conditioner to keep a home in this area comfortable when the sun is beating down on your house all day, every day.

The heat of summer around here is very intense, obviously, and you want to ensure that you are able to live in a cool, comfortable environment within your home. However, you may not realize just how much of a challenge it is for an air conditioner to keep a home in this area comfortable when the sun is beating down on your house all day, every day. There are many factors to consider, and there are systems that you may use in order to help your air conditioner excel in its operation. That is why we recommend that you consider the use of an attic fan in Parkland, FL.

Why Vent My Attic?

An attic fan is used in order to vent very hot air out of your attic. Even if the temperature outside is only around 80 degrees, temperatures in your attic may be 40 or 50 degrees hotter than that! Heat rises, after all, and the direct sunlight on your roof can really cause temperatures in the attic to soar. You may think that you don't have to worry about your attic temperatures, as you don't spend any time up there, but this is not the point. When your attic is so hot, the heat therein can radiate down into your living space through wooden beams and walls. This can increase temperatures in your living space, putting more strain on your AC. Venting the attic with the use of an attic fan can thus help to cut down on energy costs and system wear and tear. Plus, venting your attic allows humidity to escape, as well. This can prove to be very beneficial for your roof, and may also help you to avoid issues with biological pollutants in the attic, which can thrive in very humid conditions.

Contact All-Pro Electrical & Air Conditioning to schedule your attic fan services.

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Why Is My AC Operating at Reduced Efficiency Levels?

We depend upon our air conditioning systems far too much in this part of the country to allow them to work at subpar energy efficiency levels. Of course, the more you use your air conditioner, the more you are going to be paying in energy costs.

We depend upon our air conditioning systems far too much in this part of the country to allow them to work at subpar energy efficiency levels. Of course, the more you use your air conditioner, the more you are going to be paying in energy costs. Even so, though, you should have a general idea of how much you pay to cool your home throughout a billing cycle, especially if you've been in your home for a number of years. If your utility bills come in and you are shocked by what you see, your air conditioner in Boca Raton, FL may be failing to operate with the level of efficiency that it normally does. 

Lack of Maintenance

The best thing that you can do for your air conditioning system in general is to schedule routine air conditioning maintenance with a professional technician. When you have your air conditioner tuned up on a regular basis, you ensure that every component within that system is in fine working order. Only then can you hope for your air conditioner to function at peak performance and efficiency levels. The fact of the matter is that a poorly maintained air conditioner is not only going to give you a subpar performance, but also leave you paying more for it.

Dirty Coils

There is a component in your air conditioner called the evaporator coil. It is in this coil that refrigerant evaporates as it absorbs heat from the air passing over it. If this coil is covered with dirt and grime due to insufficient cleaning, which would certainly be completed during routine maintenance, your system is going to struggle to draw an adequate amount of heat out of the air. This means it will run longer, driving up energy costs.

Leaky Ductwork

If you rely on ductwork to distribute conditioned air throughout your home, you need to know for certain that those air ducts are in fine working condition. If your bills are climbing and climbing, your AC may be working overtime due to leaks in your ductwork. We can determine if this is the case and, if necessary, seal your air ducts for you.

Schedule your AC services with All-Pro Electrical & Air Conditioning!

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Change Your Air Filter Regularly This Cooling Season

Living in Florida demands that you have a great air conditioning system installed on your property. Of course, a great air conditioner alone is not enough to guarantee your comfort.

Living in Florida demands that you have a great air conditioning system installed on your property. Of course, a great air conditioner alone is not enough to guarantee your comfort. If your system is not well-maintained, for instance, then you really have no hope of successfully cooling your home with the reliability and efficiency that you deserve. That is why we recommend scheduling your air conditioning maintenance in Boca Raton, FL with a member of our staff. There are, however, certain steps that you yourself can take in an effort to protect the operational quality and integrity of your home cooling system. One of the most important is simply changing your air filter regularly.

Use the Right Air Filter!

Not every air conditioning system is going to use the same standard air filter. If you put the wrong air filter into your system, it may cause there to be too much airflow resistance, which can impede the operation of your system. Not only that, but you risk damaging your equipment if your air filter is not of the right size for your system. That is why you really must refer to your system's literature when changing out a dirty air filter. This is also where you may find instructions regarding how frequently to change your filter, though many environmental factors will also dictate the frequency with which your filter must be changed.

How Does Changing My Air Filter Benefit Me?

When you have a clean air filter installed in your air conditioning system, you won't have to worry about reduced energy efficiency due to high levels of airflow resistance. You also won't have to worry about decreased air flow leading to problems such as icing on your evaporator coil, or the issues with your indoor air quality that a dirty filter can promote. If you have any questions about changing your air filter, just give us a call.

Work with the AC maintenance pros that you can trust at All-Pro Electrical & Air Conditioning.

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What Are Capacitors, and What Do They Do for My AC?

When you use your air conditioning system in order to cool your home during the hottest time of the year, you just adjust the temperature at the thermostat and wait for your home to cool down. Chances are that you don’t really give much thought to the many different components within your air conditioning system that make its performance possible.

When you use your air conditioning system in order to cool your home during the hottest time of the year, you just adjust the temperature at the thermostat and wait for your home to cool down. Chances are that you don’t really give much thought to the many different components within your air conditioning system that make its performance possible. There are a lot of unsung heroes in your air conditioning system, though, and the capacitors therein are among the most important.

What Are Capacitors?

A capacitor is a device that is used to store an electric charge. There are often 2 different types of capacitors in any given air conditioning system, though there are capacitors that serve a dual role, as well. These are known as the start capacitor and the run capacitor. A start capacitor, as the name implies, comes into play when your air conditioner is first starting up its cycle. It basically provides your AC with an extra boost to get it going, as your air conditioner is using the most energy when it is starting up. With the extra torque that the start capacitor allows for, your air conditioner in Delray Beach, FL is able to spring into action. The other type of capacitor that an air conditioner will use is a run capacitor. While the start capacitor provides an initial energy boost to get your AC going, the run capacitor is responsible for keeping your air conditioner running once it is in operation. Essentially, it maintains a steady charge, preventing fluctuations in that charge from altering the proper operation of the air conditioning system. Should either of these capacitors fail, you are not going to be able to cool your home as reliably as you must in this part of the country.

Remember to schedule your air conditioning services with the pros here at All-Pro Electrical & Air Conditioning.

 

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Buy a New AC System and Get a Free UV Germicidal Light

Summer is just around the bend here in Boca Raton, FL, and it always hits hard when it does arrive. If you hope to live comfortably throughout the hottest time of the year, then it is important that you have a great air conditioning system in place.

Summer is just around the bend here in Boca Raton, FL, and it always hits hard when it does arrive. If you hope to live comfortably throughout the hottest time of the year, then it is important that you have a great air conditioning system in place. This may mean that you must replace an old, ailing air conditioning system with a newer, more reliable model. We know that this is a pretty major expense for most homeowners, which is why we are running a new promotion to help you to take a bit of the sting out of the expense. For a limited time, receive a free UV germicidal light when you invest in a new air conditioning system.

When Is a New AC Necessary?

Before you can invest in a new air conditioning system, you must first come to accept that such an investment is actually worthwhile. Obviously, if your air conditioner breaks down entirely you are going to understand that it needs to be replaced. However, you don't really want to wait for this to happen. If your existing system is costing more and more to operate, if it is providing you with a weaker and weaker cooling performance, or if it just doesn't really suit your cooling preferences, then an air conditioning replacement is well worth your consideration.

Why Use a UV Germicidal Light?

For many homeowners, air filtration and electronic air purification systems are enough to boost the quality of the air in their homes sufficiently. For others, though, this simply is not going to cut it. If biological pollutants are giving you trouble in your home, then basic air filtration and air purification is not going to suffice. Pollutant destruction measures will be necessary, and that is what a UV air purifier can provide. Contact us for more details.

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Hurricane Season Is Coming: Is Your Home Protected?

Spring has just begun, meaning we are a short time away from the start of hurricane season. Perhaps you’ve already taken some steps to prepare, such as restocking your disaster supply and creating an evacuation plan for your family.

Spring has just begun, meaning we are a short time away from the start of hurricane season. Perhaps you’ve already taken some steps to prepare, such as restocking your disaster supply and creating an evacuation plan for your family. But have you thought about your electrical system? This is a particularly vulnerable component of your home, and certainly not one to be ignored this time of year. This is where whole-house surge protection comes in.

Why Whole-House Surge Protection?

Surge protection is important because it protects valuable electronics and appliances within your home. Hurricanes bring high winds and lightning, both of which present the risk of power surges and electrical shortages. This damages your entire electrical system, not to mention the expensive electronics you have plugged in. Sure, you can try to protect your devices with power strips, but the level of protection required for today’s numerous electronics can simply not be had without a whole-house solution.

How Does It Work?

A whole-house surge protector is hard-wired directly into your circuit breaker box by a professional electrician. By being hard-wired right into the system, it can handle any power surge before it even makes it onto your circuits. There’s no need to worry about plugging your devices into surge protector power strips, because the whole-house system protects the entire home. Whole house surge protection guards against not only weather-induced power surges, but also the short, intense bursts that homeowners often unknowingly generate themselves.  When determining which type and how much surge protection you need, each home and its contents are assessed individually. To install a whole-house surge protection system, you’ll need a knowledgeable professional electrician to do the job.

Contact All-Pro Electrical & Air Conditioning today to schedule whole-house surge protection services in Parkland, FL and surrounding areas.

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Do I Need an Electrical Panel Upgrade?

According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), approximately 51,000 homes are destroyed by electrical fires each year, with electrical distribution systems being the third leading cause of home fires. Most homeowners don’t realize the dangers they face when they undergo remodeling projects, adding rooms on and adding more appliances.

According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), approximately 51,000 homes are destroyed by electrical fires each year, with electrical distribution systems being the third leading cause of home fires. Most homeowners don’t realize the dangers they face when they undergo remodeling projects, adding rooms on and adding more appliances. Eventually, your electrical system can get overloaded. However, keeping your electrical system up to date ensures that it is prepared to meet all your energy needs, and protect your family and home.

Why Should I Upgrade?

If your electrical panel is full, your circuit breakers constantly trip, and/or your fuses blow constantly, then you are not using the electricity in your home effectively or safely. Some homeowners may try to remedy this by replacing their circuit breaker with a larger one. However, most homes—especially older homes—were built to handle a maximum of 60 amps for the entire home. Your circuit breaker must be the correct size to handle the amount of amps your home is equipped with.

What Are the Benefits of an Upgraded Electrical System?

The biggest advantage of upgrading is that you’ll have peace of mind that your home and family are protected from electrical fires caused by overloaded circuits. You can use your appliances safely, and your expensive electronic equipment will be protected from excessive power surges. Updating your electrical system could even increase your home’s resale value.

Can I Update My Electrical Panel Myself?

It is unwise to attempt a DIY electrical project. Amateur wiring can be dangerous, as well as expensive to repair in the future if you make a mistake. Our team is standing by, ready to upgrade your electrical panel safely and effectively. The risks that come with the use of electricity and electrical systems are too great to leave anything to chance.

Contact All-Pro Electrical & Air Conditioning today for circuit breaker services in Boca Raton, FL.

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Why Is a Refrigerant Leak a Big Deal?

We may not be in the hottest time of the year just yet, but temperatures outside are certainly on the rise. So too is the humidity level in the air.

We may not be in the hottest time of the year just yet, but temperatures outside are certainly on the rise. So too is the humidity level in the air. For those reasons, it really is vital that your air conditioning system is able to function precisely as intended. If your system has a refrigerant leak, no matter how tiny that leak may be, there is just no way in which you can hope to cool your home successfully. If you suspect that you have a refrigerant leak in your air conditioning system, you need to schedule professional air conditioning repairs in Boca Raton, FL immediately. 

What Does Refrigerant Do?

The refrigerant in your air conditioning system acts as the heat transfer fluid for that system. It expands and absorbs heat from the air in your home during the summer season, and it is then cycled outside to your outdoor unit. There, it condenses, and the heat in the refrigerant is vented to the air outside. It is this process that allows you to cool your home during the hottest time of the year, and a refrigerant leak means that you are not going to be able to do so as effectively as possible. If enough refrigerant leaks out of your system, that system may break down entirely, potentially incurring serious damages.

Signs of a Refrigerant Leak

You should have your air conditioner tuned up every year, at which time the refrigerant levels will be checked. However, you should also know some common signs that your refrigerant is leaking, just in case. That way, you aren't waiting for an annual service to have the problem brought to light. You may hear a hissing sound coming from the AC cabinet, as refrigerant escapes the pressurized system. You may also notice that there is ice forming on the system, either on the refrigerant lines themselves, or on the evaporator coil. This can happen because there is not enough refrigerant to facilitate sufficient heat absorption. Finally, you may just notice that your AC is not cooling your home as effectively as usual, because the heat transfer process is hindered by low refrigerant levels.

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Why You Must Keep Your Condensate Drain Line Clean

Most Florida residents don’t think about the inner workings of their air conditioner until they have a problem. Hot weather is right around the corner and a properly working AC is essential to your comfort.

Most Florida residents don’t think about the inner workings of their air conditioner until they have a problem. Hot weather is right around the corner and a properly working AC is essential to your comfort. There are a number of issues that could affect your air conditioner, especially if you have not scheduled an AC maintenance appointment in the last year. One of these problems is a dirty condensate drain.

Why Is This a Problem?

Your air conditioner removes moisture from the air. As it does this, the moisture collects as condensation on the evaporator coil, and then drips into the condensation pan. This liquid travels through the condensate drainpipe to outside the home, where it’s discharged. In most cases, moisture is not the only thing passing through the condensate drain line. Dust particles and bacteria can also build up, causing the condensate line to clog. If the drain line is clogged, then condensate can back up and overflow the drain pan. This could lead to water damage on your property. These damp conditions can cause mold growth, and can also signal your AC system to shut down. In addition, mold and algae could develop inside the condensate line, creating even more problems.

How Do I Prevent This?

You can prevent the buildup of dirt and debris in your condensate line by changing your air filter on a regular basis. This helps prevent the debris from reaching the water that drains from your system in the first place. Another preventative measure to take is to schedule air conditioning maintenance on a yearly basis. During your maintenance appointment, we will check to make sure your system is draining water properly. We’ll also check for any other issues and potential repair needs.  

Call All-Pro Electrical & Air Conditioning today for your air conditioning needs in Boca Raton, FL.

           

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Is This the Year for an Air Conditioning Replacement?

We're moving into the spring season, and temperatures are only going to get hotter and hotter from here on out. If you are thinking about replacing your air conditioning system, then you are going to want to have that service completed before the hottest weather of the year is on top of us.

We're moving into the spring season, and temperatures are only going to get hotter and hotter from here on out. If you are thinking about replacing your air conditioning system, then you are going to want to have that service completed before the hottest weather of the year is on top of us. An air conditioning replacement is not something that you can rush into, though. Considering the extreme heat in which we live for so much of the year, you  really need to know for certain that your AC is the right fit not only for your home, but also for your personal user preferences. Consider the following if you think that it may be time for an air conditioning replacement in Boca Raton, FL.

Your Existing System's Performance

When you run your air conditioning system, are you 100% satisfied with the way in which it operates? If not, despite the fact that the system was professionally installed and is well-maintained, you may want to consider replacing that system with a newer, better-performing one. Does your system seem to cycle on and off too frequently? Does it fail to bring down temperatures throughout your home effectively, or leave hot spots throughout the house? Any such performance issues should not be tolerated in our climate.

How Old Is Your System?

The type of performance issues mentioned above could have any number of potential causes. In many cases, though, air conditioning systems are simply too old and worn out to operate as effectively as they once did. We understand that homeowners want to get the greatest return possible from any investment that they may make, but you should not risk your comfort in doing so. Replacing an old and ailing system before it breaks down entirely is a great way in which to ensure that your system doesn't fail you during the hottest days of summer.

Does It Work Efficiently?

Are you paying too much to cool your home? Does it seem like your AC is costing more and more to operate, despite its maintenance needs being met? Did you invest in a fairly inefficient system some time ago, due to budgetary constraints? A new, more efficient system is going to cost you some money upfront. It can also, though, save you money in the long run thanks to reduced operational costs.

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What Are GFCI Outlets, and Do I Need Them?

Modern electrical systems make it possible for homeowners to live with the incredible convenience that they are now accustomed to. Everything, from charging your phones to running your dishwasher and powering your HVAC system and water heater, is dependent upon the safe utilization of electricity in your home.

Modern electrical systems make it possible for homeowners to live with the incredible convenience that they are now accustomed to. Everything, from charging your phones to running your dishwasher and powering your HVAC system and water heater, is dependent upon the safe utilization of electricity in your home. While modern electrical systems are certainly safer than those used in the past, there are still a few ways in which homeowners can protect themselves from electrical dangers, such as static shocks and, in the most extreme cases, electrocution. One of the simplest and most effective ways of doing so is with the use of GFCI outlets.

What Protection Do GFCI Outlets Provide?

GFCI outlets protect homeowners against the dangers of ground faults. A ground fault occurs when there is an unintended electrical path between a power source, such as an electrical outlet, and a grounded surface. If you are using an unprotected outlet when a ground fault occurs, your body could become that path. The GFCI, or ground fault circuit interrupter, outlet is an extra level of protection in ensuring that a human body does not complete this circuit, preventing users from experiencing painful electric shocks, or worse.

Do I Need  These Installed in My Home?

This is a question for the electrical codes in your area. Nowadays, GFCI outlets are commonly required in some specific spots in and on one's property, with outdoor outlets being at the top of that list. They may also be required in kitchens and bathrooms and, if not, they are certainly recommended. The general rule is that GFCI outlets be used in any areas where water is present, including bathrooms, kitchens, and the outdoors. Many homeowners simply choose to install these outlets throughout their homes. If you have any outlets in your house that have "test" and "reset" buttons on them, those are GFCI outlets.

Call All-Pro Electrical & Air Conditioning to schedule GFCI outlet installations in Lighthouse Point, FL.

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It's Time to Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance

Living in this area means very short, very mild winter seasons. It may only be the middle of February, but you've undoubtedly noticed that temperatures outdoors are already starting to climb upwards once more.

Living in this area means very short, very mild winter seasons. It may only be the middle of February, but you've undoubtedly noticed that temperatures outdoors are already starting to climb upwards once more. Looking ahead, it won't be too much longer before the hottest weather of the year is upon us once more. That is why now is the perfect time to get your air conditioner ready for that intense heat of summer. We rely on our air conditioners in Boca Raton, FL throughout much of the year. It only makes sense to do anything that you can to keep that AC up and running at peak performance levels. That is why you absolutely must schedule routine air conditioning maintenance with qualified professionals. 

Why Is Air Conditioning Maintenance Actually Necessary?

Some homeowners may stubbornly adhere to the old "if it's not broken, don't fix it" mentality. These are the ones that typically wind up contact us during the zenith of the summer's heat, asking how quickly we can be by in order to repair their broken-down air conditioning systems. All mechanical systems are subject to operational problems, and the general wear and tear that air conditioning systems sustain over the course of the cooling season can greatly increase the risk of encountering such problems if left unchecked. Having your system serviced on an annual basis can help you to cool your home more reliably. Not only will your system work better and with better performance results, but it is also possible for your air conditioning technician to discover and diagnose any developing problems before they can lead to serious damages. When it comes to reducing risks, early detection is a powerful ally. Plus, a well-maintained air conditioning system is going to work more efficiently than one that is in disrepair. We use our air conditioners way too much to be paying exorbitant cooling costs. Allowing our technicians to thoroughly inspect and tune up your air conditioner annually will help you to cool your home with well-earned confidence, without draining your budget in doing so.

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How Can Professional Duct Sealing Benefit Me?

When you are running your central air conditioner in order to cool your home, you are depending upon your ductwork in order to distribute that cooled air throughout your home in an efficient and effective manner. If your ductwork is leaky, torn, corroded, or just poorly sealed, though, there is no way in which you can hope for it to function as well as it should.

When you are running your central air conditioner in order to cool your home, you are depending upon your ductwork in order to distribute that cooled air throughout your home in an efficient and effective manner. If your ductwork is leaky, torn, corroded, or just poorly sealed, though, there is no way in which you can hope for it to function as well as it should. Leaky ductwork can lead to a number of different problems, but they are problems that our technicians can resolve. Read on to learn more about how professional duct sealing in Boca Raton, FL can benefit you.

Better Energy Efficiency

One of the greatest benefits that you'll enjoy as a result of professional duct sealing is improved energy efficiency. If your system is not able to deliver conditioned air throughout your home in a successful manner, then there is no way in which you can hope to cool your home as efficiently as you should be able to. Air will leak out into areas where it is not really needed, and your system will have to work harder in order to compensate for this. By sealing your ductwork, you can ensure that your cooled air makes it to its intended destination.

Improved Comfort

If your ductwork is leaking, then your system is going to struggle to cool your home evenly. This can lead to hot spots popping up throughout your home, meaning that different areas may be less comfortable than others. With properly sealed air ducts, you can bask in the comfort that you deserve throughout your entire house.

High Indoor Air Quality

Air leaking out of your ductwork is a serious concern. So too, though, are pollutants making their way in via leaks and poor seals. When this happens, your ductwork itself will play a role in decimating your indoor air quality, spreading pollutants throughout your entire home.

Schedule duct sealing with All-Pro Electrical & Air Conditioning.

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Why Should I Use Dimmer Switches in My Home?

Your indoor lighting system Parkland, FL is endlessly customizable, and our electricians are here to ensure that you are able to enjoy yours to the fullest. Of course, doing so requires that every component within that system suits your needs and personal user preferences.

Your indoor lighting system Parkland, FL is endlessly customizable, and our electricians are here to ensure that you are able to enjoy yours to the fullest. Of course, doing so requires that every component within that system suits your needs and personal user preferences. Not only must you have the right light bulbs in place and a well designed system throughout your home, but you must also be able to control that system in a manner conducive to your enjoyment of it. That is why we recommend that you use dimmer switches in your home. There are many benefits to be had in doing so, as you'll see below.

Customize Your Lighting to the Task at Hand

Sometimes, you are going to want to light your home very brightly. There is nothing wrong with doing so, and we don't mean to dissuade you from utilizing full-on illumination. The fact is, though, that there are also plenty of times throughout the day when softer lighting may be preferable. By using dimmer switches, you won't have to choose between bright lighting, or none at all. Turn up the lights to prepare your dinner safely, and dim them when you sit down to eat for a comfortable, relaxing environment in which to dine.

Save Energy with Dimmer Lighting

Even if you do want to save some money in your home, you probably don't want to do so so much that you'll just sit around in the dark. It stands to reason that dimmer lighting will require the use of less energy, so you can use dimmer switches to sufficiently light your home while still cutting down on your energy use. This will be reflected in lower electricity bills, which can really add up over time.

Enjoy Longer Bulb Lifespans

If you use halogen or incandescent bulbs in your home, you are probably changing them pretty frequently. Sending less power through them can help to extend their lifespans, though. This saves you money, and time, and is also beneficial environmentally.

Contact All-Pro Electrical & Air Conditioning to learn more about your indoor lighting options. 

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What Are the Benefits of LED Lighting?

Modern homeowners are always looking for more modern ways in which to upgrade and utilize their electrical systems. We are more dependent upon electronic devices and appliances now than at any other point in history, after all.

Modern homeowners are always looking for more modern ways in which to upgrade and utilize their electrical systems. We are more dependent upon electronic devices and appliances now than at any other point in history, after all. If you are interested in taking the next step forward when it comes to your lighting system, then you should give some serious consideration to the use of LED lights in your home. Your indoor lighting system in Boca Raton, FL should be as efficient as it is effective and reliable, and using LED light bulbs is a great way in which to ensure that this is the case. Read on to learn more about the benefits of LED lighting, and contact All-Pro Electrical & Air Conditioning to schedule service. 

What Exactly Is an LED Light?

LED stands for "light emitting diode." This type of bulb is vastly different than incandescent or fluorescent bulbs, and is both longer lasting and more durable. These bulbs also offer better lighting quality than many other types of bulbs. Because LEDs are highly directional, they will typically be clustered together on a bulb in order to emit light in a comprehensive manner, rather than in a single direction.

Why Choose LED Bulbs?

LED bulbs are great for saving energy, using at least 75% less energy than incandescent bulbs. Plus, they last 25 times longer than these bulbs, meaning that you'll be paying to replace them with far less frequency. Additionally, they give off very little heat, with incandescents releasing 90% of their energy as heat. This too makes LEDs a more efficient, not to mention safer, option. Because they are so directional, they don't require reflectors or diffusers, and are great for recessed lighting and task lighting as well. In order to ensure that you get the very best performance possible from your LED lighting system, you need only dial our number to schedule your LED lighting services with the pros on our team.

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Having Trouble with Your Ceiling Fan?

The ceiling fan is a powerful tool, especially in this part of the country. During the summer season, as you run your air conditioner pretty much around the clock, your ceiling fan helps to distribute cooled air throughout your home effectively.

The ceiling fan is a powerful tool, especially in this part of the country. During the summer season, as you run your air conditioner pretty much around the clock, your ceiling fan helps to distribute cooled air throughout your home effectively. On cooler days, your ceiling fan alone may suffice to help you feel comfortable in your home by circulating air throughout. If you encounter a problem with your ceiling fan, it's important to have it resolved in a timely manner. Only then can you hope to minimize the risk of serious damages or potentially dangerous electrical problems. Read on, and contact All-Pro Electrical & Air Conditioning for great ceiling fan services in Delray Beach, FL.

Fan Won't Run

One of the most obvious signs of trouble with a ceiling fan is also one of the most frustrating: it just won't run. There are a few potential issues that could be at play here. First, check your circuit breaker. It sounds obvious, but it's also easy to jump to worst case scenarios when it comes to such problems. If the circuit breaker is fine, then your fan may not be getting power. It could be an issue with a bad switch, or there could be a wiring problem. At this point, a professional electrician needs to handle the job.

Fan Is Noisy

Some fans are cheaper than others, and this economy may come at the expense of quality. If you have a cheaper ceiling fan, it may hum due to its materials or construction. If your fan has just started to make noise, though, it may be working itself loose from its connections. Be sure to have it evaluated by a professional to ensure that it is safe to use.

Fan Wobbles

It's a common concern, but the likelihood of your ceiling fan actually falling down from your ceiling is pretty slim. That being said, it may wobble enough to cause some damage to its housing or to the ceiling surrounding it. If your fan is wobbling, it may have loosened up in its bindings over time. It may also have warped blades. Whatever the issue, this is not a problem to be ignored.

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