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  • Was Your Air Conditioner Partially Under Water? What To Do Now


    If you had some minor flooding around your home and you are not sure if the air conditioning unit may have been damaged or if it was flooded, call an HVAC team before you try to turn it on. You want to make sure that you do not do more damage to it if you try to turn it on, or that you don't put the house at risk of blowing air around that was produced inside the compromised unit.
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  • Water Heater Limitations: Why The Limitations Exist, And How To Extend The Life Of The Appliance


    Water heaters do not last indefinitely. In fact, most of them are constructed to last somewhere between six and ten years. You will find that to be true when you purchase a water heater with either a six-year warranty or a nine-year warranty. There are reasons why water heaters have these limitations, and there are ways you can extend the life of your water heater a few extra months to a couple of extra years.
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  • 5 Signs Your Air Ducts May Be Contaminated


    The air that is pushed through your home and that you breathe goes through your air ducts. You change the air filter on a regular basis to keep the air clean; you should also clean your air ducts on a regular basis in order to keep the air in your home clean. There are a few signs that may indicate that your air ducts are contaminated. #1 Bad Odor Coming from Your System
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  • Check The Electrical Panel And Filter When Your AC Stops Working


    If you notice it's hotter than usual in your home and then realize you haven't heard the air conditioner kick in recently, you may wonder what you should do. While you'll need to call an HVAC technician to get central air repair services if something is malfunctioning, there are some things you can check first yourself. A simple fix might be all that's needed to get the cool air flowing again.
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  • Possible Causes Of The Mildew Odor From Your Air Conditioner


    If you notice a mildew odor in your home but you can't seem to figure out where it's coming from, you should consider checking your air conditioning unit. If your HVAC hasn't been cleaned and serviced on schedule, it might be dirty and moldy. This can spread the mildew odor throughout your home every time the air conditioner kicks on. Here are some places to check for mildew in your HVAC system:
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  • Keeping The HVAC System Running Well


    When it comes to systems in your home, your HVAC system will be one of your biggest home investments. However, it is also one of your most worth-while ones. It will help your family to stay warm when its cold outside and stay cool when its hot outside. It will also help to prevent pipes from freezing in the house and furniture from deteriorating due to over exposure to too much heat and cold.
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  • Heater Not Working? 3 Things That You Should Know


    Whenever temperatures begin to drop, a broken heater can make your home uncomfortable. And it's also important to remember that if temperatures get low enough, a malfunctioning heater can even lead to a dangerously cold home. To keep your home warm during the chillier months, heater repair services are something you should seek out as soon as you notice that your home's heater is not working as well as it should be.
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  • Answering A Couple Of Basic Furnace Questions


    A furnace is a common type of heating unit that can be ideal for homes that are located in areas with especially harsh winters. These devices are able to efficiently produce large amounts of heat; however, there are homeowners that simply lack a thorough understanding about these systems. If you are wanting to improve your ability to make smart and informed choices about your heating system, there are some key pieces of information that you should have:
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  • Wrapping Up The Heating Season Safely


    Much of the country is still in need of added heat to combat winter temperatures, but as spring approaches, it's time to start looking at ways to safely wind up heater season and transition into air conditioning season. Depending on how your system is set up, this could be one smooth process, or it could require two separate attempts. The purpose is to ensure the heater stays in good shape as the weather gets warmer and you use the heater less, while also preparing the air conditioner to start working for the next few months.
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  • 3 Signs Your Home's Heat Pump Is In Need Of Repairs


    Many homes utilize heat pumps to warm and cool the interior of the house. A heat pump is a mechanical device that can be used year round and it works by transporting heat from one area to another; during the summer months, a heat pump removes heat from the inside of the house and forces it out. During the winter months, the opposite is true; the heat pump absorbs heat energy from the outside air and forces it in.
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