Keeping Your HVAC System Running Perfectly

3 Signs It's Time To Replace Your HVAC System's Ductwork

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When it comes to maintaining your HVAC system, there is one critical component that many homeowners overlook: the ductwork. If your heater’s ductwork is damaged or failing, it could drastically increase your energy bills. This is because any holes, leaks and other problems will allow warm air to ooze out, which means your furnace will need to work overtime to keep your house at an ideal temperature. Here are four clear signs that it’s time to replace your heating system’s ductwork:…

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How To Clean The Condenser Unit On Your AC Unit

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The outside portion of your heating and cooling system is called the condenser unit. Since this part resides outside, it can easily get dirty over time. Here is what you need to do in order to effectively clean your air conditioning condenser unit. #1 Shut Off The Power The first thing you need to do is shut off the power to your condenser unit. You can do this by flipping off the breaker switch to the unit or putting the switch for the actual unit into the off position.…

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Air Conditioning: The Effects Of An Undersized Return Air Duct System

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The return air duct system is responsible for guiding air from the building to the air conditioning system. Therefore, if the system’s return air openings are too small or too few in number to allow enough air to get into the air conditioning system, they will have a negative effect on the air conditioner’s performance. Return air ducts that are way narrower than the blower fan’s opening will also have the same effect.…

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