Keeping Your Air Conditioning Working All Summer Long

3 Reasons Why Your Air Conditioner Is Freezing Up

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Your air conditioning unit could be freezing up for several reasons. These units continuously need an uninterrupted flow of air to function correctly. The main idea here is to maintain the temperature of the coil. Ideally, the warm air is supposed to come from your home to keep the coil temperatures above the freezing limit.  Failure to do so means that the coils will freeze even before the water drains off. Read More»

Replacing A Furnace For Heating Needs

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A furnace is an important part of an HVAC system when it comes to heating, as the system will be unable to warm the air up without one. Unfortunately, it is only natural for a furnace to develop problems as time passes by, but it shouldn’t happen until numerous years has passed by. Basically, a furnace will usually begin to malfunction due to minor problems, and then you will have to deal with major problems that are not easy to repair. Read More»

Checking And Cleaning The Heat Exchanger Is An Important Part Of Furnace Maintenance

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One reason it’s important to have yearly furnace maintenance done by a licensed HVAC technician is so the heat exchanger in your furnace can be checked and cleaned. The heat exchanger is an important part because it heats the air that blows through the ducts and it also sends combustion gases out the flue. Here’s a look at how the heat exchanger works, why it’s important to maintain it, and what an HVAC technician might do during an annual service call. Read More»

Is Your Furnace's Humidifier Working Properly?

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Do you have a whole home humidifier installed on your furnace? Are you uncertain about whether it is working properly? If so, you’ll need to know the following tips to verify that you have the proper humidity in your home.  Look For Static Electricity There are some signs that your humidifier is not working properly, which can be identified without even looking at the humidifier. If you’ve noticed that you are producing more static electricity in your home and you are creating a small shock when you touch another person or something made of metal, this is a sign that your home has low humidity levels. Read More»

A Bad Furnace Transformer Could Be Why Your Furnace Trips the Circuit Breaker Repeatedly

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If your furnace keeps tripping a circuit breaker when it starts up, the problem might be the transformer. The transformer is a small part that’s not too expensive, but it’s essential for the operation of your furnace. Here’s a look at what the transformer does, signs it might be bad, and repairs that could be needed when it malfunctions. The Purpose of a Furnace Transformer The transformer steps down the voltage from the electrical panel to the voltage needed by your furnace to operate the basic controls. Read More»