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3 Reasons Your AC Isn't Working

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It can be frustrating when your home’s air conditioner fails on a hot day, leaving you to sweat while trying to figure out the problem. The following are three common reasons that AC systems fail, along with some tips on how to remedy the problems. 1. Thermostat Problems Often, the problem with a malfunctioning air conditioner is actually with the thermostat. Try turning the thermostat down all the way to see if that forces the air conditioner to come on.…

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Knowing When To Service And When To Replace Your HVAC Equipment

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Homes in the United States use a variety of techniques for heating and cooling, but a combination of split unit air conditioning and forced air heating is the most common. These systems are popular for their efficiency and because the shared use of duct-work can be highly cost-effective. While most modern furnaces and AC units are reliable, they still require service from time to time. Understanding how often you should conduct routine repairs can save you money by ensuring that your system lasts for as long as possible.…

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Considering a Heat Pump? 3 Benefits of Choosing This to Heat Your Home

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There are many ways you can heat your home from an HVAC unit to a heat pump. If you are considering a heat pump for your home, there are many benefits of doing this. Below are three of these benefits to help you decide if you want to heat your home this way. Save Money Heat pumps are considered to be energy-efficient when compared to typical furnaces and air conditioners. Instead of burning energy in order to cool or warm the air, a heat pump moves the air from one area to another.…

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Dealing With Air Quality Problems In Your Commercial Structure

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Your HVAC system keeps your building cool in the summer and warm in the winter, and it’s also an important filtering mechanism. As air rotates through the system, it is filtered and blended with fresh air to keep the air quality for your employees as high as possible. When your system isn’t functioning correctly, however, it can have a decidedly negative effect on your building’s air quality. Not only is this unpleasant for occupants, but it may also be indicative of a more severe problem.…

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4 Reasons Your AC System Is Not Cooling Your Business

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Running a business is stressful. Not only will you need to worry about your business’s specific products and services, but you also need to manage employees and clients. In addition, ensuring your business’s facility and offices are in proper working condition is also important. Unfortunately, your company’s AC system may not be at the top of your list of priorities in regards to building maintenance. However, improper cooling can lead to a variety of problems, including humidity issues, health concerns, and a great deal of discomfort.…

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2 Sounds From Your Central Air Conditioning Unit That Require Immediate Attention

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When you have a central air conditioning unit, you are most likely used to the normal humming or occasional clicking noises it makes while it is running. However, if you hear either of the noises discussed below, your A/C unit may have a major problem that requires the immediate attention of a professional. 1.  Hissing Sounds Heard after the Compressor Shuts Off One sound for which you should keep your ear open for is a hissing noise that is most often heard after the compressor shuts off.…

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Understanding The Risks that Mold In Your HVAC System Can Cause

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When homeowners think about mold, they may assume that this is a problem that will only seriously impact the attic and crawlspace of the home. However, mold can pose a significant problem for the HVAC system, which will then pose its own unique set of challenges and risks. Understand The Full Range Of Risks That Mold Can Pose To Your HVAC System After mold becomes established in an HVAC system, it can contribute to major problems for the mechanical components.…

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Problem Solving Frozen Evaporator Coils

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The evaporator coils on your air conditioning unit are supposed to be near 40 degrees. If the coils are below this temperature, freezing can occur. The biggest problem with ice buildup is that once it starts, more ice often piles on top. If your system keeps running with frozen evaporator coils, you can end up with expensive repairs to deal with. The compressor can be ruined, the blower won’t function, and you may have water damage in your home to take care of when the system runs with frozen evaporator coils.…

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4 Possible Reasons There's A Water Leak Underneath Your Kitchen Sink

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A leak under your kitchen sink can be a bigger problem than it may seem. If you keep the cabinet under the sink filled with cleaning products, you may not see water damage that’s occurring to the cabinet. The damp wood can attract roaches to your kitchen and the cabinet might get moldy and develop an odor. A leak under your kitchen sink can be in a supply pipe or a drain.…

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A Look at Installing a Furnace in a Small Cabin

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If you have a small cabin, it might be possible to heat it with a fireplace or pellet stove. However, if you want the most convenient and uniform source of heating across multiple rooms, you should have a forced air furnace installed. Then, you’ll have a constant source of heat that you won’t have to maintain frequently to keep a fire going. Here’s a look at having a furnace installed in a cabin.…

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