If your air conditioner is malfunctioning, the problem might be a part that controls the refrigerant. Your AC has an expansion valve that regulates the refrigerant so the refrigerant can cool your home efficiently. Here's how this valve works, signs it is malfunctioning, and what an air conditioning repair professional might need to do about the problem. How An Expansion Valve Works Refrigerant works by absorbing heat from your house as the air handler blows air across the coils that contain the refrigerant.
19 November 2020
While traditional furnaces are still the most popular choice for homeowners across America, many people are turning to heat pumps as an alternative source of heating their homes. The advantages are numerous: lower energy costs, the ability to heat and cool your home, as well as a lower environmental footprint. Still, every heating system can have issues, and heat pumps are no exception. If if you experience any of the below problems with your heat pump, contact an HVAC company to schedule a furnace repair service, especially if you're moving into the winter months.
4 November 2020
Although most people dread having to call a repairman out to fix things on their home, if your air conditioner stops working in the middle of summer, you'll be glad that you have an emergency HVAC technician on speed dial. While some problems can wait a few days to be fixed, others can't, and waiting too long on certain repairs may end up causing irreparable damage to your home and your HVAC system.
19 October 2020
While natural gas is by far the most common residential heating fuel in cold parts of the country, electric furnaces are not uncommon in the warmer southern states. Electric furnaces offer numerous advantages, such as quiet operation and relatively little maintenance. In areas where using electricity for heating is cost-effective, they are often a top choice. Despite their lower service requirements, annual maintenance is still an essential part of owning an electric furnace.
15 September 2020
If you are planning on having a heating system installed in your home, you are probably hoping that you will be happy with the work that is done. Keeping these simple and helpful tips in mind will help you ensure that you are completely satisfied after having a new heating system installed. Do Your Research First Although you can get a lot of helpful advice from someone who works for a heating installation service, you might want to do a little bit of your own research, too.
28 August 2020
A shaking air conditioner can make a lot of noise, which impacts your comfort. Further, shaking is hard on the unit itself and can increase the chances of further problems down the road. Hard Starts A hard start results in shaking when you first power on the AC. The cause is either a failing AC compressor or a malfunctioning start capacitor. A compressor failure usually means that it is time to replace the unit.
11 August 2020
With summer in full swing, you are probably relying heavily on your air conditioner to keep your living space cool. No one wants their air conditioner to break down during the summer months, so ongoing maintenance during the peak cooling season is a must. There are a few simple things that you can do today to help maintain your AC system and keep your condenser running efficiently throughout the rest of the summer.
15 July 2020