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 I knew the house was outdated.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.


Patching an Old HVAC System

  • Three Factors Indicated by Low Refrigerant Levels

    8 September 2015

    One of the most common air conditioner problems is a low refrigerant level. Low refrigerant levels can result from a variety of different scenarios, including the development of a leak in the system or the improper installation of the air conditioner system. Regardless of the exact cause of low refrigerant levels, such a malfunction in your air conditioner will always require you to address the following three issues. Simply refilling refrigerant isn't enough

  • Why Are Some Air Conditioners Installed On The Rooftops? And Other Frequently Asked Questions

    8 September 2015

    You may have noticed that some homes have rooftop air conditioners and some homes don't. If you're in the market for an air conditioner installation and you're wondering whether a rooftop air conditioner would be right for your home, these answers to frequently asked questions may help you decide. Why are some air conditioners installed on rooftops? Cold air is denser than warm air, so it sinks. Compared to central air conditioners, rooftop air conditioners don't have to work as hard to circulate cold air throughout the house, because cold air produced on the roof naturally sinks down into the house and circulates through the ducts.

  • 3 Ways To Save On AC Costs This Summer

    7 September 2015

    During the summer months, most people rely on their air conditioning system to stay cool and comfortable. If it's especially hot and you're running the air conditioning a lot, you may have fears about your energy costs. You don't need to worry too much, because you can take some steps to save on energy costs. Take a look at the following information to better understand some of the ways in which you can save on AC costs this summer.

  • Preparing Your Furnace For Cool Weather

    5 September 2015

    If you use a furnace to heat your home, doing a few routine maintenance steps before you turn it for the season will help minimize the risk of unnecessary downtime when it is needed most. Many people will enlist the help from a heating contracting service to take a look at their furnace if it is not running properly. If you have not experienced any problems, however, you may be able to undertake some maintenance steps on your own.

  • 2 Causes Of A Leaking Air Conditioner

    4 September 2015

    Condensation is a natural result of any running air conditioner, one that all ACs are designed to deal with--in theory, anyway. Unfortunately, things don't always work so perfectly in the real world. If you would like to learn more about air conditioner maintenance, read on. This article will introduce you to two common causes of a leaky AC. Clogged air filter. If you're surprised to hear that an air filter led to a leaky AC, you're probably not alone.