Short cycling is one of the lesser-known banes of owning and maintaining an air conditioner for most homeowners. The problem stems from the air conditioner's compressor starting up and shutting down more frequently than it's designed to. Instead of running in 10 to 15-minute cycles two to three times an hour, a short-cycling A/C unit experiences more frequent cycles with much shorter run times. Short cycling can take a toll on your compressor and other A/C components, guaranteeing a shorter life and a bigger repair bill.
15 July 2019
Your air conditioning system will save you from the hot, humid weather of summer when it is good working order. Maintenance should be done before you need to use your air conditioner every day to avoid emergency repairs. Even if you don't get your system serviced before the hot weather starts, get your air conditioner serviced as soon as you can. When you have your filters changed, the coils and fins cleaned, and your ac checked for efficiency, you have less of a chance of your system breaking down when it is working hard to keep your home cool.
24 June 2019
Your office building needs a bit of TLC from time to time. For your money to go a long way, be sure that you are giving your office the repairs that are the most worthwhile. To this end, get help from commercial HVAC professionals who can assist you with any level of work that you need. The points below will help you stay cool and collected in the face of changing weather conditions.
17 May 2019
Window air conditioners work alright if you just want to keep a single room somewhat comfortable, but they're such a nuisance when you have to install them throughout your home. Not to mention, they use a ton of energy! You may assume that because you don't have ducts in your walls and you don't want to knock down walls to install ducts, you are stuck with window units. But thanks to some new and innovative air conditioning options, that's no longer the case.
3 April 2019
When it comes to keeping your home comfortable during any season, a working HVAC system is a must. There are a variety of HVAC systems out there, and it's important to be familiar with the one that is in place inside your home. Knowing what you have in place and being able to recognize the signs of trouble is key for keeping your home comfortable year round. Here are three things that you should know when it comes to your home's HVAC system.
14 February 2019
Are you looking to add an HVAC system to your home? If so, you may be on the fence about getting a heat pump. Here are some of the pros and cons of using a heat pump to heat and cool down your home. Pro: Heat Pumps Don't Require Gas One reason to use a heat pump is if you are limited to the type of energy you can use in your home.
9 January 2019
Is your furnace not producing enough heat? Even if you are feeling a bit of heat coming from the furnace, it may not be nearly enough to keep you feeling comfortable and warm while you are in different rooms, such as your bedroom and the living room. When there is not enough heat coming from the furnace, it can quickly turn into a major problem for everyone who lives in the home because each room will start to feel uncomfortably cold, especially if the temperature is below freezing outside.
3 December 2018
Halloween is a special occasion filled with scary stories and scary costumes, but the scariest thing to any homeowner is a furnace that suddenly starts making strange noises. These strange and spooky sounds can frighten any homeowner, especially when the bill comes due for putting them to rest. To get to the bottom of these strange sounds, you'll need to know what's causing them in the first place. Warped Blower Fan
19 October 2018
If you hear a grinding sound when you turn on your air conditioner, this is an indication that there is a problem that requires immediate attention. In many cases, the source of the sound is a simple part that needs replacing, but continued use of your air conditioner before it's fixed could lead to heavier damage. Here are three reasons you might be hearing this sound. Condenser Issues Your condenser is typically located just outside your home and looks like a metal box with grilles.
26 September 2018
If your home was built without air conditioning, you can add it after the fact. Installing a stand-alone air conditioning system or updating your existing system to a heat and air conditioning system are both options. Check with the heating service company that you use to get an idea of your options. Updating Your Heating System If you have a hot air furnace that uses air ducts that run through your home to distribute the heat from room to room, those same ducts can be used to move the cooled air as well.
19 August 2018