4 Things Your AC Tech Wants You To Know

As homeowners, you probably take your air conditioning system for granted. But, if yours has ever broken down during a heat wave, you know just how important it is. To avoid a breakdown, here are four things that your AC tech wants you to know.  1. Regular maintenance is key Your air conditioning system works tirelessly to keep your home cool during the summer months, but it needs regular maintenance to keep performing reliably. Read More 

Does Your Heating Unit Smell? 5 Potential Culprits

When your heating unit first kicks on, it's generally normal to notice the mild scent of dust and oil coming from the machine. But if you start to notice an unpleasant smell coming from your heating unit, it might mean that there's something wrong. Here are five potential causes of bad smells, plus details about when you should schedule heating repair services. 1) Clogged Filters Filters are designed to capture odor-causing particles and keep them away from your living space. Read More 

Repairing Your AC’s Refrigerant Leak

Your air conditioning unit is one of your most important appliances, and it will experience intense use during the hot summer months. However, it can develop various problems that could compromise its performance, and one of the most common issues is refrigerant leaks.  What Are The Common Causes Of Refrigerant Leaks? There are many different potential causes of refrigerant leaks. Corrosion and wear are two of the most common causes of these leaks. Read More 

Why AC Motors Sometimes Overheat

An air conditioner (AC) uses motors to convert electricity into kinetic energy (motion). The motion runs fans that circulate air in the house and help move refrigerants between the inside and outside AC components. These motors operate best within specific temperature ranges. Overheating can damage motors or lower their efficiency. Below are common causes of overheating of AC motors. Clogging The motor has several moving parts, such as the belt and rotor. Read More 

Things To Discuss With Your Contractor After Getting A New HVAC System Installed

If you're planning to get a new HVAC system soon, the contractor who installs the equipment will be a good source of information about how to operate and care for your equipment. You'll want an owner's manual, too, so you can refer to it in the coming years for information on troubleshooting and care. Here are some things you might want to ask the HVAC contractor after they install your new equipment. Read More