The Importance Of Maintenance For Your Heat Pump

Heat pumps need regular maintenance to ensure reliable and efficient operation. Once you’ve decided to invest in a heat pump installation, it’s important to take proper care of it to ensure its reliable performance and longevity. Before significant seasonal changes (like going from summer to winter), it’s always advisable to schedule simple maintenance and performance...

Help for an Air Conditioner Not Cooling Enough

For your air conditioner to cool well and work properly, it is essential that it has clean dust filters. Nothing should interfere with the air conditioner’s ability to intake and exhaust air. To clean the unit properly, turn air conditioner on the highest speed and the lowest setting, if cleaning doesn’t help, outdoor unit works,...

Should Ductwork Be Replaced After 20 Years?

If your ductwork is more than 15 years old, you should probably replace it. Ductwork has a maximum life span of 20 to 25 years. However, after 15 years, it begins to deteriorate, significantly reducing the efficiency of your HVAC system, so replacement is a smart decision. Maintenance Tips Do the ducts need to be...

How Do You Get Rid Of Rust On My HVAC System?

How do I remove rust from my HVAC system? Removing rust from most components in the early stages is fairly easy. You can clean rusted air conditioning with a degreasing solution, sandpaper and a nylon brush. Once the rust is removed, paint it with an anti-corrosion primer to keep it working and prevent further rust....

AC Blowing Hot/Warm Air: How to Fix?

Although most of the problems that cause the air conditioner to blow hot air require professional repair, some common problems are easy to fix on your own. Check the thermostat Make sure the thermostat is set to “cold.” If you have a heat pump and it is in “heat” mode, it will blow hot air....

Air Conditioning Repair: Do-It-Yourself Tips

Whether you are trying to repair an air conditioner, heat pump or furnace, safety always has first priority. Turn off the power before touching internal components or any equipment. Wait at least one hour for the air conditioner to cool down. Turning off the thermostat will not completely shut off the power. Turn off the...

My Furnace Is Leaking Water-What Do I Do?

Getting a puddle of water near your furnace is often the most obvious symptom of a leaking unit. There are several possible causes of water leaking from your furnace, some of which you may be able to solve, and some of which will require a professional to fix the problem. Below are recommended steps to...

Why Does My Air Conditioner Smell Bad?

Are you experiencing problems with your air conditioner? Does it stop working or doesn’t cool enough? Below you will find the most common air conditioner problems, their causes and possible solutions, as well as ways to prevent them. In general, regular and thorough maintenance is the best way to prevent problems and extend the life...