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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.

3 Things To Know About Furnace Filters And Your Furnace System

A furnace can stop working for a number of different reasons, and one of these reasons is from a dirty furnace filter. While you might know that your furnace filter needs to be changed periodically, you may not realize just how important this simple task is. Changing your furnace filter often can prevent furnace outages, and it can help you save money on your energy bills and extend the life of your furnace. Read More 

Downflow Furnace In The Attic: Improve Your Appliance’s Functions With These Tips

If your downflow furnace struggles to heat your home this cold season, take steps to solve the problem now. Because downflow furnaces sit in the attic, they must have the ability to push heated air down into the home instead of up, which is how basement furnaces work. Sometimes, attics experience problems that interfere with a downflow furnace's ability to transfer heat, such as holes and weak flooring. You can improve the functions of your downflow furnace with the tips below. Read More 

How To Clean Your Air Conditioner’s Condensate Drain: Using Suction To Remove Clogs In A Sink-Mounted Drain

A clogged air conditioning condensate drain line can be a real hassle, especially if the line empties into a bathroom sink drain. However, cleaning out the clogged drain line isn't difficult if you know how to do it. Keep reading to learn more about condensate drain line clogs as well as how to clean them yourself. What causes your drain line to clog? Central air conditioning units remove a considerable amount of moisture from the interior air, especially in humid environments. Read More 

4 Mistakes To Avoid During Your Air Conditioning Installation

If it's been a while since you last replaced your air conditioner, then you're probably looking forward to having a newer and more energy efficient A/C system installed in your home. However, making the following mistakes during the installation process can easily turn your air conditioned dreams into a sweltering nightmare. Mistake #1: Not Properly Sizing Your Air Conditioner This is probably the first and most common mistake that homeowners make when it comes to their air conditioning installation. Read More 

5 Must-Know Facts About HEPA Filters

HVAC systems rely on air filters to trap particles and irritants before they enter your breathing air. One type of filter you can use in your HVAC system is a high-efficiency articulate air filter or HEPA filter. These efficient filters are a great way to improve the air quality inside your home. If you want to learn about HEPA filters, check out these five must-know facts. The CDC Recommends Them for Disease Control Read More