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  • 2 Unusual Noises Indicating A Problem With Your Central AC System's Condenser


    When your home's central air conditioner is running, you may already be used to the gentle humming and whirring noises that come from the condenser. However, you may have started hearing some unusual sounds that lead you to wonder whether there is a problem with the unit. Below are a couple of noises that indicate that there may be a serious issue with the condenser that can prompt air conditioning repair services.
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  • Five Causes Of AC Fan Failure


    If your AC fan fails, the unit won't be able to cool your home. Knowing the reasons for possible failure can help you prevent or repair them. 1. Broken Blade Problems with the fan blade itself can cause poor operation. AC blades are made of metal, but they can still become bent or even cracked over time. Dirt and debris inside the fan housing, along with poor lubrication or an out-of-balance fan, make it more likely for the device to break.
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  • Keep Things Moving In The Right Direction: How To Provide Proper Drain Maintenance


    Now that you've bought a new home, you want to learn about proper maintenance. All of the major operating systems in your home require routine maintenance; this includes the plumbing. When you think of plumbing maintenance, you probably think of faucets, showers, and toilets. But, you should also think about the drains. The drains in your home are responsible for the movement of all water and waste. Because of that, they should be kept clean, clear, and in good repair.
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  • Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air?


    The main function of an air conditioning unit is to cool down your home, so if the air that is coming out of your vents is hot, then that's a cause for alarm. You most likely have to call and schedule an AC repair technician to come by and have a look at it, but there are a few things you can do before making that call to determine what the problem is and possibly even fix it yourself.
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  • Five Tips To Evenly Heat Your Home


    Uneven heating can make certain rooms in your home uncomfortably hot or cold. It can also drive up your heating bills. The following strategies can help you avoid these issues. 1. Check the Registers Closed registers are one of the most common reasons for uneven heating. Check all floor and wall registers to make sure they are open and that the vents are angled so that the warm air blows into the room instead of against the wall.
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  • Smart Furnaces: A Look At The Pros And Cons


    When it is time to pick the type of heat system you want for your home, you will be faced with a fully impressive list of options, especially if you are going with an electric furnace. However, a type of electric furnace that may stand out to you are those bearing that attractive "smart" label. Going with a smart furnace could mean a lot of things depending on the model, but there is an automatic expectation that a smart heating system could potentially simplify your life and save you money.
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  • 3 AC Repairs You Might Need When Problems Develop with the Refrigerant Coils


    Your central air conditioner cools your home with refrigerant that flows between the parts of your split system. The refrigerant coils form a loop between the air handler and condenser. The coils in the condenser are called the condenser coils, and the ones in the air handler are called the evaporator coils. Here are some problems and repairs that could be needed for refrigerant coils. Dust Coats the Evaporator Coils
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  • Keys To Getting Home Water Heater Repair Service


    If you own a home, the hot water heater is a core fixture that you should keep up with. It's an industry that's worth about $3 billion, and owners spend lots of money throughout the course of their mortgage on water heater repairs alone.  Below you'll learn more about addressing your hot water repair needs.  Start with a hot water heater inspection to learn about energy efficiency and system productivity
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  • Are Communication Issues Causing Problems With Your Mini Split Air Conditioner?


    There are many good reasons to choose a mini split air conditioning system to keep your home cool. These compact cooling devices are inexpensive, energy-efficient, and remarkably powerful.  Mini split air conditioners are also very reliable, and most mini split owners will only ever have to deal with minor maintenance issues. Unfortunately, mini split air conditioners are still vulnerable to certain mechanical problems and malfunctions, and communication issues can be some of the most challenging to fix.
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  • HVAC System Cleaning & Allergen Control


    An HVAC system is able to produce a powerful flow of air that can cool and heat a house in a very short amount of time. It is the ventilation system that consists of multiple air ducts that makes efficient airflow possible, but it also comes with the concern of dust mites and other allergens easily flowing throughout a house. Too many allergens flowing through the air can cause someone who has allergies to feel miserable in their own home, such as by having to sneeze a lot and deal with watery eyes.
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