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 I knew the house was outdated.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

  • 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.

  • Common Winter Issues You Should Watch Out For

    13 November 2019

    As it gets colder and colder, it's difficult to keep your home heated and comfortable for everyone inside. As with furnaces, problems with plumbing can occur in freezing temperatures. Plumbers are aware and knowledgeable of all these types of issues that arise and can fix them. But you must know the problems first before one can correct them. The following are some of the most common plumbing problems that can happen when you have cold or other winter plumbing issues.

  • 4 Warning Signs Your Air Conditioner Needs To Be Serviced

    11 October 2019

    If you want to stay cool during the summer months, it's ideal to have an air conditioner that works properly. You'll want to have your system serviced at varying intervals to ensure this happens. However, your air conditioner may provide warning signs that you're past due for a service. Knowing what some of these are can be helpful to any homeowner. 1.  Taking too long to get cool Do you often find that it seems to be taking much longer and longer for your home to be the temperature that you want?

  • 3 Causes For Concern With Residential Heating Units

    28 August 2019

    Residential heating repairs can be distressing. You depend on the appliance to provide hot air to heat up the temperature of your house. Once this has been compromised in some way, the indoor temperatures will stop to drop and can become very cold depending on the weather outside. It is good to have a backup source of heat like a space heater, but a lot of people aren't that lucky. If you are stuck in a situation where your furnace isn't working, you can try troubleshooting it.