Thermocouples: What To Do When Your Gas Furnace Won't Stay Lit

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If your gas furnace doesn’t fire up properly, you may relight the pilot many times to see if it starts your appliance. If your furnace still doesn’t come on or get hot enough to warm your house, the appliance might have an issue with the thermocouple. Find out more about your furnace’s thermocouple below. What Does the Thermocouple Do and Why? Your furnace relies on many safety devices to keep it and your home safe during the winter.…

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Should You Invest In Brand-New AC Units For Your Business?

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When summer begins, your company will start to feel the effects of the higher temperatures. For that reason, it is imperative that your property has a properly functioning and efficient commercial AC unit. If your current unit is not reliable any longer, you should contact an air conditioning company about an upgrade sooner rather than later. Here are a few reasons why you should consider investing in a brand-new air conditioning unit for your commercial property.…

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Two Sounds You Don't Want To Hear From Your Air Conditioner

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Have the hot temperatures of summer started and you’ve finally turned on your air conditioner for the season? If so, you may have been surprised to hear an odd noise coming from the unit. While the compressor of an air conditioner can be a bit loud, you definitely do not want to hear the following noises when it is in use. Screeching You should be concerned if you hear a screeching sound when the air conditioner has started running.…

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Central Air Conditioner Maintenance

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Cool air and plenty of fluids to drink are the main things that people need when the weather is hot. Without those two things, it can lead to someone becoming dehydrated due to sweating a lot and lead to possibly having to spend time in the hospital. Many people look forward to going home to a central air conditioner after being in the sun all day, but sometimes they get a surprise after turning the system on and finding out that it isn’t producing cold air.…

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Using And Maintaining Your Home's Heat Pump System

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The variety of heating systems that can be used to warm a home will often make it difficult for a person to be informed about all of them. In particular, heat pumps are a style of HVAC system that can be poorly understood or appreciated by homeowners that are needing an efficient and effective option for keeping their house comfortable. Does A Heat Pump Generate Warmth? One of the things to appreciate about a heat pump system is that it will not directly generate heat.…

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3 Easy Maintenance Steps That Can Keep Your Air Conditioning Unit Running Optimally

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Air conditioning maintenance should be a top priority if you own a home. That’s because negligence can result in costly repairs and replacements. Fortunately, you don’t have to be an HVAC expert to take care of an air conditioning unit. These care steps will suffice.  1. Clean the Outside Fins  On the outside of your condenser unit, there are fins. They are what the fan uses to suck up cool air.…

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Heating An Attic Space Renovated For Living

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Have you recently renovated your attic to transform it into a livable space in your home? If so, one thing that may be causing problems is trying to keep the space warm enough in the winter and cool enough in the summer. Here, you’ll find a few tips that can help you maintain a comfortable temperature in your newly renovated attic space. Heating and Cooling System Installation If you’re trying to pump the heat from the forced air furnace that heats the rest of the home all the way up to the attic, chances are, you won’t get the job done.…

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Thermostat Giving You Trouble? Know How To Troubleshoot It

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Do you think that something is wrong with your home’s HVAC system? While you may assume the problem is with your air conditioner or your furnace, the problem may actually be due to your thermostat. Thankfully, it’s possible to troubleshoot this important part of your HVAC system to determine if the thermostat is the cause of your problems. Check The Batteries And Fuse The first thing you should check is the thermostat batteries.…

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Should You Install An Air Treatment System In Your Home?

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Are you tired of poor indoor air quality? Perhaps you don’t even know what your indoor air quality is like because you’ve never had it tested. You may want to consider having an HVAC professional come out and run a test on your home’s indoor air quality to give you a better idea of what you’re working with. More than likely, however, your home’s indoor air quality can be improved through the use of an air treatment or air filtration system.…

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Three Signs Of An Inefficient Air Conditioner

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An air conditioner that is inefficient will no longer be able to properly cool your home down during the summer months. This not only means that your home’s comfort levels will fall and you will experience areas of heat where you otherwise would not, but it also means that your monthly utility bills are also likely to increase since your air conditioner will have to operate for longer periods of time in order to reach the same temperature that it was previously easily able to achieve.…

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