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3 Causes Of AC Compressor Failure

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The air compressors in air conditioning systems are critical components. If an air compressor gets severely damaged, it can be a complicated and costly fix. One of the best ways to prevent damages to air compressors is to keep service appointments. Sometimes compressor issues can be fixed with AC repairs. However, prolonged issues that get dismissed as being unimportant could result in mechanical failure and require a replacement. An HVAC contractor can determine if an air compressor can be repaired and whether replacing the whole AC system is a better option than the repair.…

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Electric Furnace Failure? Helpful Information About 3 Common Repair Problems

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The popularity of electric furnaces as heating options for many types of residential housing has risen steadily over the past few decades. Many homeowners prefer electric furnaces, instead of those fueled by gas or oil, to free themselves from paying for fuel, in addition to electricity, or to eliminate the need to deal with pipes and supply tanks, as well as potentially dangerous fumes or gas leaks.   Like all furnace types, however, electric furnaces can fail without warning or exhibit other signs that a repair is needed.…

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What Happens During A Home Energy Audit?

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If you truly want to get the most out of your home, a home energy audit should be high on your priority list to get accomplished in the next year. Although the auditor won’t actually repair anything inside your home, they will give you a professional analysis of areas by which you can improve on in your home’s energy efficiency, saving you hundreds or even thousands of dollars in the process.…

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Why Your AC Is Making Rattling Noises

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Rattling noises from the air conditioner (AC) are not just bothersome —they also signal that something is wrong with the AC that may need repairs. Diagnose such noises with a professional as soon as you realize them to prevent further damage. Below are some of the typical causes of rattling noises from the AC. Worn Isolation Pads A typical AC has multiple moving parts. The moving parts emit some vibrations as the AC runs, and the vibrations transfer to other parts of the AC.…

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Warning Signs That Your Air Ducts Are In Need Of Professional HVAC Repair

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When it comes to your HVAC system, you probably spend at least some time performing maintenance on your actual heater and air conditioner, but what the system that those devices use to get the heated or cooled air where it needs to go? Your air ducts are just as important as any other major part of your HVAC system when it comes to keeping your home at the right temperature. An air duct that’s lost its seal or is encountering other problems will cause your entire HVAC system to run much less efficiently and your energy bill will likely go up as a result.…

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Upgrades For Your HVAC System

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The HVAC system will play one of the most important roles in regulating the temperature and humidity levels in a home. However, homeowners may find that their HVAC system may need some custom upgrades in order to meet the particular needs of their homes. Humidity Control Systems Depending on the environment where your home is located, the humidity may be a constant problem. For example, those that live in areas where the humidity level is extremely high may find that this can lead to the interior of the home being more prone to moisture-related problems, such as condensation forming.…

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What Those Odors from Your Furnace Really Mean

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It’s that time of year again when no one needs their furnace, and many people have no reason to call for repairs or buy a new one. This means that if you need to get a new furnace, you’ll have a much easier time getting an appointment and a great price. When the new furnace has been installed, you’ll need to learn new controls and give the appliance a test run.…

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4 Ways To Prepare For A New Furnace Installation

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People often underestimate the importance of their furnace until it goes out. However, once you experience the chill of a winter night, you learn just how important this appliance is. Therefore, the installation of a new furnace is even more important. Although the heavy lifting is left up to the HVAC installation team, there are some things you can do to make the installation process go even smoother; here are just some of them.…

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Electrical Or Electronic Problems That Trigger Short Cycling In ACs

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Improper sizing is a common cause of short cycling in air conditioners, but it is not the only cause of the problem. Your AC has electrical and electronic parts. The malfunction of these parts can cause the AC to short cycle. Below are some specific electrical and electronic issues that can trigger short cycling. Compressor Motor Malfunction The compressor receives cool refrigerant and squeezes it to increase the refrigerant’s temperature and pressure.…

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Top 3 Reasons To Rely On A Professional For Furnace Installations

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Are you planning to buy a new furnace? If so, you may have considered trying to complete the task on your own if you have done other home improvement projects on your own. In today’s world, it may seem like a good idea to proceed with completing your own projects at home. The Internet has plenty of do-it-yourself websites that encourage consumers to do a variety of projects at home. However, there are too many risks involved with attempting some projects to take the chance of completing them alone.…

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