Patching an Old HVAC System
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Patching an Old HVAC System

When I married my husband ten years ago, I reluctantly agreed to move into the older brick home he already owned. I knew the house was outdated. Unfortunately, I didn’t have any experience renovating an older place. Immediately, I noticed the old central air conditioning unit in the home. After thoroughly inspecting the equipment, I was afraid the ancient unit wouldn’t make it through my first summer in my new place. Thankfully, I was wrong. After ten years, this same air conditioning system is still running smoothly. However, it has received some diligent care from a reputable HVAC contractor over the years. On this blog, you will discover the ways an HVAC contractor can restore an older air conditioning unit.

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Patching an Old HVAC System

  • Is A Slab Leak Causing Your Water Bill To Spike?

    15 June 2018

    Have you been making yourself crazy trying to figure out why your water bills have gone through the roof all of a sudden? If the water bill has spiked and you didn't do something like fill a swimming pool, then you probably have a leak somewhere that needs to be identified and repaired. If you've looked for water damage trying to detect where the leak has sprung and have found nothing, there's a good chance that the leak is under the concrete slab under your home—commonly referred to as a slab leak.

  • How HOA Requirements Impact Your Central Air Replacement

    5 May 2018

    Living in a community governed by a homeowner's association has its pros and cons. If you're planning on replacing your central air system, your HOA's strict rules on upkeep and overall appearance can have an unexpected impact on your replacement. The following information highlights some of the issues you could run into when replacing your HVAC system in an HOA-governed community. Size Requirements Size not only matters to your home, but it may also matter to your HOA.

  • Preparation Tips To Ready Your Air Conditioner For Summer

    20 March 2018

    As the weather begins to warm up and the days get longer, it's time to start thinking about readying your home's cooling system and shutting down the heating system. It is a good idea to get all your home's cooling components ready in advance, especially to make sure your air conditioner is working properly. Here are some tips to help you prepare to keep your home cool during summer's sweltering months.

  • Three Things That Can Happen If You Avoid Furnace Maintenance

    8 February 2018

    Most homeowners know that some type of maintenance should be completed on their furnaces at least once a year. Of course, there are those that do not seek out furnace maintenance services, either because they cannot afford to, or because they bought a house in ignorance of what maintenance should be done and when. (Not every homeowner is aware of home maintenance, especially if they have lived in apartments most of their lives).

  • How To Clean Air Returns And Registers

    27 December 2017

    HVAC systems are going to need some TLC over the years. Not only should you have your system professionally serviced by a licensed HVAC technician on a regular basis, you also need to do your part to keep it up. That is, just having an HVAC tech come to your house once every two years is not enough. Certain components require more frequent maintenance. However, these aren't necessarily time consuming or difficult jobs, they just need to be done more frequently.