• Heating Problems From An HVAC System

    When a central heating system begins to have a problem with keeping a house warm, it is usually due to the furnace needing some attention. In some cases, other aspects of the system can interfere with the amount of heat that is sent into your house through the vents. An HVAC contractor should be contacted if your system is experiencing problems that you have been unable to pinpoint and repair on your own.
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  • How To Troubleshoot A Furnace Constantly Running

    Your furnace brings you comfort when you need it, so you hope it keeps working properly. However, you may find the furnace not turning off, which sends you into a panic. Most furnaces are set to turn off when they reach a certain temperature, but they can fail for many reasons. Luckily, you should be able to troubleshoot the issue yourself by following these tips before calling a heating repair technician.
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  • Three Signs You Need To Replace Your Heat Pump

    A heat pump is an alternative climate control system for your home over more traditional forced air heating that operates by using a heat exchanger to move heat from the exterior of your home to the interior, and vice versa, depending on the season. However, just like all other major appliances, heat pumps can begin to degrade over time and perform less effectively. Understanding some of the signs associated with a heat pump that has begun to fail can help you understand when you should contact an HVAC professional to have your unit inspected and replaced.
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  • 2 Ways To Improve Your Heat Efficiency

    Your heating system needs some TLC if you are going to get maximum efficiency out of it. Obviously, there are a lot of HVAC repairs that need to be professionally handled, but there are some things that homeowners can do on their own. This article explains two ways you can help to keep up your heating system, even if you have no experience working with HVAC systems. Change Your Air Return Filter
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  • How To Know If Your Natural Gas Furnace Is Malfunctioning

    It is imperative to know whether your natural gas furnace is having problems, because some of those problems are not just an inconvenience, they are dangerous. To ensure that you are perfectly aware of when it is time to shut down the furnace and call for an emergency HVAC technician to assist you, you will want to review the following scenarios. The Pilot Light Keeps Going Out On Its Own
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  • A Close Look At Common Mistakes Made During Crawl Space Encapsulation

    When most homeowners think about making their home more efficient, they look at places like the attic or around the windows and doors. However, the crawl space under your home could be one of the biggest reasons you have issues with heating and cooling loss or high humidity levels in the house. Thankfully, crawl space encapsulation is a good way to get a handle on this issue. Unfortunately, unwitting homeowners who go after this project as a DIY process often make critical mistakes that hinder their end result.
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  • Get Your Furnace Ready For Winter

    With winter getting nearer, homeowners are looking for easy ways to make their heating system more efficient. Keeping your house warm can come at quite a cost, especially if you don't regularly service your HVAC system. You can lose a lot of heat if your furnace is located in a garage, basement, utility room, or any other space where the temperature is not controlled in unison with the rest of the house.
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  • The Importance Of The Condenser Hose

    Does it feel like the air coming out of your vents is not as cold as powerful as it should be? If you are experiencing reduced airflow, there could be a number of possible problems. Before you call in an HVAC professional to check out your system, you should run a few checks yourself. You might be able to identify and fix the problem very easily. One of the most common causes of weak airflow is a disconnected or damaged condenser hose.
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  • Don't Have An Air Conditioning Unit Fail During The Summer

    It is very important to maintain your air conditioning system. Everyone always wonders why air conditioning systems break down during the hottest months of the year, and the answer is simply that this is the time the most stress is placed on the air conditioning system. If you have not maintained your air conditioning system properly you may find that your system does in fact go down. So, there are a few different things that you can do that will go a long way in helping your air conditioning system stay up and running for as long as possible.
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  • Want To Reduce How Much You Use Your AC? 2 Tips That Can Help

    When the hot months of summer come rolling in, you may find your home's air conditioner is constantly running. Since high usage is more likely to cause the unit to break down prematurely, you may be looking for ways that you can cut back on how often it is on. In addition to saving money, you'll be able to save on a costly repair bill by following these tips. Change Your Thermostat Settings
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