Signs That You Have Overcharged Your AC Unit

10 October 2016
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If you have a central air conditioning system that has a pinhole leak, then you may decide to recharge the system occasionally to help retain consistent pressure throughout the system. However, if you decide to continually add refrigerant, then you may inadvertently overcharge the system. If this happens, then it is wise to contact an HVAC professional immediately to complete a controlled discharge, a leak assessment, and possibly a leak repair. Before you do this, look for signs that you have overcharged the unit. Read More 

How To Keep Your AC Compressor From Overheating

21 June 2016
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If you have a central air conditioning unit, then you likely know that the large box-shaped portion of the device that sits outside your home is called the condenser. This part of the system will contain a compressor pump, a series of refrigerant lines, a fan, a fan motor, and metal grates. One of the most important components of the condenser is called the compressor. The compressor is a pump that places the refrigerant under pressure and moves it through the cooling system. Read More 

5 Reasons To Schedule Air Duct Cleaning After Dealing With A Pest Infestation

20 June 2016
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After insects, rodents, or other pests infiltrate your home to set up their own nests, it can be hard to feel like the place is clean again after the pest control company eliminates the invasion. While most companies include duct inspection as part of their final checkup to make sure the pests are gone, you may be left responsible for cleaning up the mess that is left behind. These five reasons will convince you to pay a little more for a thorough duct cleaning after having a known infestation removed. Read More 

How To Cool The Attic Second Floor Of A Home More Effectively

17 June 2016
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Does your home have the "second floor" built into what would have otherwise been the attic space? This is a design element typical of Cape Cod-style homes, but other home designs are sometimes remodeled to allow living space in the attic, too. These attic second floors can be hard to cool; yours may stay warm and stuffy even when you have your air conditioning on. You don't have to sweat the night away! Read More 

Think Your Thermostat’s Lying To You? Here’s What You Can Do About It

16 June 2016
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HVAC thermostats are usually accurate when it comes to measuring room temperatures, but there's always the possibility that your thermostat's readings might not match up with the actual room temperature. If your home feels hotter or colder than your thermostat's letting on, then there may be a fault within the thermostat. The following explains why thermostat temperature errors happen, what causes them and how you can fix these issues on your own. Read More