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Is HVAC System Ready For Replacement?

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Unless you are experienced with HVAC systems, determining when it is time for a new one can be challenging. What you might not realize is that your system will give clues that it might be time to talk to your HVAC professional about replacing the unit. Here are some clues to look for if you suspect your unit is on its last legs.   Unexplained Moisture As it operates, some condensation will appear at various parts of the HVAC system.…

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3 Key Areas Of Your HVAC System That Need Proper, Regular Cleaning To Avoid Disaster

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Air conditioning maintenance doesn’t start and end with changing or cleaning the air filters. While you can hire an air conditioning services company to conduct an annual pre-season deep cleaning, you can perform some of the cleaning maintenance tasks yourself with a little bit of effort and a few supplies. Keeping these areas adequately and regularly cleaned can improve cooling efficiency—and prevent your unit from suffering significant damage. What are the two key areas of your HVAC system that you should clean—and one you should leave up to the pros?…

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How To Remove And Test The Glow Bar Igniter In Your Gas Furnace

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The igniter in a gas furnace provides the heat source that starts the combustion process needed to warm your indoor air. A glow bar igniter has an M-shape filament that lights up red or glows when hot. If your furnace has recently stopped heating and you don’t see the igniter glowing when it should, you should test the igniter to see if the part has failed. You can test a glow bar igniter using a multi-meter to check for continuity or a continuous electrical supply to the part.…

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3 Ways To Improve Your Furnace

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Unless you are an HVAC professional, the inside of your furnace probably looks foreign and complicated. Obviously, most furnace repairs and maintenance should be done by a professional serviceman. However, that is not to say that there aren’t several things you can do on your own to improve the functionality and airflow produced by your furnace. This article explains three basic things that will help keep your furnace running more efficiently.…

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