We are here to serve you and your family in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. Be cautious when dealing with contractors during these difficult times and make sure you’re checking their licenses and reviews. Don’t be pressured. We offer free second opinions on A/C repairs and free estimates for new A/C systems. Give us a call or text us today at (941) 485-2222! We take our jingle seriously and we are working hard to fulfill it: “No matter what the weather, Tri County makes it better!”

With summer temperatures reaching 100°, energy costs are rising; and summers are getting hotter and hotter. We hope these tips will help keep you cool. “No matter what the weather, Tri County makes it better.”

  • Does your mobile home have aluminum siding?

    • Aluminum siding’s indestructability is very appealing, however, it creates a hot box
    • Aluminum siding it lets heat in but doesn’t let it out.
    • Fiber cement or vinyl sliding are alternatives to aluminum siding.
  • Apply window film to the inside of your windows

    • This blocks some of the heat from the sun
    • Added bonus: It provides privacy
  • Install ceiling fans

    • Ceiling fans help circulate air which will create a more even temperature in each room
  • Be sure to call Tri County, a licensed, bonded, and insured company to have your unit serviced

    • Services include but are not limited to the following:
      • Inspection
      • Cleaning
      • Tune-Up
      • Filter Change
  • Don’t put heat producing products (lamps, TVs, appliances) by your thermostat

    • The thermostat detects the heat from the appliance or light and runs longer than it needs to
    • When installing a new thermostat, try to install it away from a location in direct sunlight
  • Older, outdated air conditioning models run less efficiency.

    • Tri County can help you choose a unit properly sized for your home.
  • Rock, cement, or asphalt landscaping on the south and west sides of your home radiate heat increasing the temperature.

    • Be sure to remember this tip when choosing how to landscape your yard.
  • Speaking of landscaping, plants, shrubs, etc., should be between 2 and 4 feet away from the outdoor unit to maintain adequate airflow.

  • Florida is notorious for its humidity which can affect how efficiently your outdoor unit runs

    • Air conditioning must take moisture out of the air to produce cooler air so it’s important to seal any air leaks.
    • Also, be sure your mobile home has a plastic ground-moisture barrier to avoid moisture mitigation from the ground