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May 16, 2019

Best Ways to Find an HVAC Leak

The refrigerant level in your HVAC system shouldn’t drop under normal conditions. This is because refrigerant isn’t used up or consumed – it simply moves through a sealed loop of copper tubing, absorbing heat as it goes through the evaporator coil, and releasing it outdoors via the condenser coil. If the refrigerant is escaping through an HVAC leak, a range of problems will develop, including: Higher Utility Bills As refrigerant leaks out, the HVAC system will have to cycle longer […]
May 21, 2019

Getting Rid of HVAC Noise

You don’t expect complete silence when your HVAC equipment is running to combat the heat of summer. Low-level sounds of a motor or air movement through the ducts is normal, but excessive HVAC noise is a disruptive nuisance. Fortunately, there are options available to lessen loud noises like the following: Banging and Popping Sounds Bangs and pops in the ducts occur because metal naturally expands and contracts due to normal temperature/pressure changes between cycles. If the noise is excessive, your […]
May 23, 2019

Homeowners: Your HVAC Vacation Checklist

With the winter season behind us, it’s time to start thinking about going on vacation with your family and friends. Before you hit the road or take to the skies, however, it’s important that you complete an HVAC vacation checklist. Here are a few items to help you get started: Schedule Annual Maintenance The best way to keep your HVAC system running effectively when you’re on vacation and prolong its operational lifespan is to schedule annual maintenance. Call up your […]
May 28, 2019

Be Prepared: Summer HVAC Checklist

As every season begins, it is important to evaluate the needs of your home’s HVAC system. For the summer months, this means taking a look at its air conditioning unit to ensure proper cooling without being forced to expend too much energy. Let’s take a look at a few summer HVAC tips that will help improve your residence’s home comfort capabilities. Schedule Annual Inspection If you haven’t already scheduled the annual maintenance that is recommended for your cooling system, now’s the […]