Troubleshooting My Furnace

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Troubleshooting My Furnace

As soon as winter rolled around this year, I knew that I had a problem. Our home heating system didn't seem to be working well, and it was really frustrating. We would wake up to absolutely frosty mornings in our own home, and so I decided to pull out the user's manual. I started researching different furnace problems and it occurred to me that the issue might be the filters. I checked them, and you wouldn't believe how full of dust and debris they were. After they were replaced and the air handler was blown out, my furnace started working again. Check out this blog for more information about troubleshooting your furnace.

Easy AC Maintenance Tasks That Keep The Air Flowing

Air conditioner (AC) maintenance doesn't take a lot of time, and it can save you from problems and expense later on if you keep up with it. Much of the work is done by an HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) technician every year, so all that's left for you is to ensure air can flow through the unit properly. Here are some tips for doing that. Keep An Eye On The Outdoor Unit Read More 

3 Important Considerations When Hiring An HVAC Contractor

Whether you are purchasing an HVAC system for the first time or if you are replacing an old one, you should choose your contractor carefully. Here are some things you should research before you choose the person who will install this important component of your home. Is the Contractor Licensed and Experienced? Above all, you want to only work with an HVAC contractor who is up-to-date on all licensing credentials. To get a license, each state will require a specific number of years' experience in the industry before application. Read More 

Excess Dust? Your HVAC Could Be The Cause

Have you noticed more dust in your home than usual? This does not mean you are slacking on your housekeeping. Excess dust could indicate a problem with your air conditioning system. Thankfully, many issues that result in extra dust in your home are fairly easy to repair. Here are some things you should do: Change Your Air Filter The air filter in your air conditioner system is literally the barrier between your home and a multitude of dust and debris. Read More 

Is Your Water Heater Breaking Down? Here’s What You Need To Know

If you want to make sure that you and your loved ones are not going to be without warm water, you will need to be aware of the signs that you are in need of water heater service. Hopefully, by using the following tips, you will be able to spot the need for a new water heater before it completely shuts down and you are left with nothing but ice cold water coming through your faucet. Read More 

4 Things To Know About Refrigerant Leaks In Your Air Conditioner

Is your air conditioner developing an icy buildup? Have you noticed that your system is short-cycling -- meaning that it is turning on and off quickly? These could be signs of a refrigerant leak. Refrigerant leaks are rather common as air conditioners age, so it's important that you know the basics about them. Here are four important facts to get you started. 1. Refilling the coils does little if the leak is not repaired. Read More