Water leaking from your A/C unit?

The build-up of algae in HVAC drain lines can lead to system and water damage and in turn, cause considerable expense and inconvenience. The following are the 5 most common signs your AC drain line is clogged: Nx Gen Heating and Cooling offers complimentary drain line flushing with every service call. **Schedule your spring cleaning […]

How do I know if my HVAC needs to be replaced?

Recognizing the signs that your HVAC system might be nearing the end of its service life or is in need of a replacement is crucial. 1. Age of the System: HVAC systems typically last between 10 to15 in SW Florida years with proper maintenance. If your system is approaching or has surpassed this age range, […]

Questions to Ask Before Buying an HVAC Service Contract:

Investing in an HVAC service contract is a prudent decision for homeowners seeking peace of mind and efficient home heating and cooling. However, not all service contracts are created equal. Asking the right questions before signing on the dotted line can save you from future headaches. 1. What Does the Service Contract Cover? Understanding the […]

How often should I change my filters?

To maintain both a healthy living environment and the optimal functioning of your HVAC system, it’s crucial to know how often to change your air filters. 1. Filter Type: The type of air filter you use in your HVAC system can significantly impact how often you need to replace it. Filters come in various materials […]

Is bleach or vinegar better for AC drain lines?

Both bleach and vinegar make short work out of mold and bacteria, but neither option is correct here. For one, drain lines lead to your indoor system and your air vents, and inhaling bleach is bad for your health. Also, bleach is corrosive to some materials included in the manufacture of drain lines, such as […]

Why is my thermostat blank?

1. The Circuit Breaker Tripped Some thermostats are on the same breaker as the air handler. If the circuit breaker trips, it may shut off the power to your thermostat, clearing the screen. If this is the case, fixing this problem requires nothing more than flipping the circuit breaker switch back on. 2. The Batteries […]

How to Save on Electric Bills with a Smart Thermostat

Are you still on the fence to the purchase a new smart thermostat? It could end up saving you money on electricity if used properly, enough to pay back the thermostat many times over. Having a smart thermostat offers several benefits: 1.Energy savings: One of the primary advantages of a smart thermostat is its ability […]

8 Low cost ways to improve air conditioning efficiency.

As the sweltering heat of summer continues, the desire for a cool and comfortable indoor environment becomes paramount. However, running your air conditioning system relentlessly can lead to soaring energy bills. The good news is that you don’t have to choose between comfort and affordability. There are several low-cost and practical ways to improve the […]

How do I protect my air conditioner from power surges?

Power surges occur when something boosts the electrical charge at some point in the power lines. This causes an increase in the electrical potential energy, which can increase the current flowing to your wall outlet. While these surges are nowhere near the intensity of a lightning surge, they can be severe enough to damage your […]

5 Tips to make sure your HVAC system is ready for Spring

With spring just around the corner, it is time to start thinking about spring cleaning and making sure your HVAC system is ready for the warmer weather. 1. Change your filters: When you change the old filters with new, clean ones there is no dirt or dust coming back into your home. 2. Invest in […]