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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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Signs Your Business's Gas Boiler Is In Need Of Immediate Repairs

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If your business’s building uses a gas boiler to provide heat, you may have noticed that it is having trouble doing its job of keeping the temperatures inside the workplace consistently warm. If so, look for the following signs that the boiler is in need of immediate repairs. Black Stains Around the Burner One of the first things you should do when inspecting your boiler for signs of problems is open the panel leading to the burner and pilot light.…

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Air Filters and Your HVAC System: Debunking Three Common Myths

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The air filter, or filters, as some units have more than one, in your HVAC system play an important role in the function of your heating and cooling unit. Unfortunately though, there are many myths surrounding air filters and HVAC units. People make mistakes when it comes to their air filters because they believe these myths. Learning what these myths are and the truth surrounding these myths can help you avoid making these mistakes.…

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Air Conditioning A Shell Of Its Former Self? Why You Should Get A Replacement

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There’s something about climate-controlled air that just brings out the best in a person. Walking into the house after you’ve battled the hot sun for hours and feeling the blast of cold air envelope your body seems to make all of the cares of the day seem to melt away. It’s wonderful to be able to change the temperature in a room with the touch of a button, but what happens when your air conditioning unit doesn’t seem to be responding?…

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