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 I knew the house was outdated.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

  • How To Fix Your Lagging Air Conditioner

    3 September 2015

    After years of normal usage, you might notice that you air conditioner is lagging. This could be due to a failing air conditioning motor. If this is the case, you will probably need to invest in a new unit. Before you make this big investment, you should run a couple of checks to see if you can improve your AC efficiency without replacing it. Here are 3 things you should do to improve your AC unit.

  • 3 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Furnace

    2 September 2015

    As a homeowner, you want to make sure that you are getting the most out of your appliances. Therefore, you should be mindful of signs that your appliances, such as your furnace, are acting up. You especially want to make sure that your furnace is in good shape when the temperatures start to dip and frost appears on your windows in the morning. The best thing that you can do is invest a little bit of time and money into preventative maintenance.

  • Four Mistakes That Could Be Putting You At Risk For Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    2 September 2015

    Carbon monoxide is known as the silent killer for a reason. Often, people are unaware that they or a family member are being exposed to this gas until it's too late. Installing carbon monoxide detectors in your home is a good first preventative step, but you should also avoid these common mistakes so you don't put yourself at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning. Mistake #1: Putting the carbon monoxide detector in the wrong place.

  • Troubleshooting Your Ventilation

    2 September 2015

    If you are a homeowner, then you know that few things are more frustrating than problems with your ventilation. Blockages in your vents can lead to terrible smells and prevent your heater and AC from working, Therefore, it is important that you understand how to deal with basic ventilation problems. Diagnosing the Extent of the Problem The first thing you need to do if you suspect a problem with your ventilation is to determine the scope of the problem.

  • HVAC Cleaning And Maintenance

    1 September 2015

    Your heating, air conditioning and ventilation system is one of the most easily overlooked parts of your home, mostly because it's kept out of sight through the concerted effort of builders. Just like the rest of your house, though, keeping this system clean is an important part of regular household upkeep. You wouldn't keep food in a dirty refrigerator, so don't keep cycling your air through dirty HVAC system.  Heating