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 I knew the house was outdated.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

  • Troubleshooting Your Furnace's Pilot Light

    28 April 2020

    A gas furnace has an ignition system, which contains a pilot light. This small, blue flame stays burning so it can light the fuel and get the furnace started when it cycles on. Issues with the pilot light can lead it to furnace malfunctions and failure to operate. The following guide can help you determine if you have a problem that necessitates repair. Problem: The Flame is Small and Weak

  • Spring Cleaning Your Air Conditioner: 3 Things You Can Do

    26 March 2020

    Spring cleaning is a tradition in many households. It can be refreshing to throw open the doors and windows and give your home a thorough cleaning after winter has passed. Maintaining your HVAC system should be at the top of your spring cleaning to-do list. Complete a few simple tasks to maintain your air conditioner now, and you can ensure that the system is ready to perform when summer temperatures arrive.

  • Heating Problems And Your Home: Recognizing Common Reasons For Heating Repair Services

    25 February 2020

    An efficient heating system is going to keep your energy costs down and keep you warm during cold weather months. There are times when your heating system is starting to malfunction, and a quick response can help prevent a system breakdown. A clogged air filter can cause your system to turn on and off without heating up your home. Problems with the ignition control or pilot light can leave you without a running heating system.

  • Beyond Normal Noises: Other Causes Of AC Noise

    22 January 2020

    A typical air conditioner (AC) has multiple moving parts, and the movements must produce some noise. Don't forget that the AC also moves air, which also produces a little noise. That is why a little hum from your AC is normal. However, you should suspect a malfunction if your AC is emitting strange noises. Below are some of the possible causes of AC noises. Loose Parts The various parts of an AC, such as fan motor or belts, are usually finely tuned and adjusted for optimal movements.

  • 3 Tips To Protect Your AC Throughout The Winter Season

    18 December 2019

    As the temperatures start to drop, you will find that you are using your air conditioning system less frequently and your furnace more often. However, failing to use your air conditioner for months at a time can actually harm it. To keep this from happening, you want to do everything that you can to protect it from harm over the winter. Here are three things you can do to keep your AC in tip-top shape so that it is near-ready to go once spring and summer come along next year.