What’s That Smell? How To Diagnose AC Problems with Your Nose

You might not know this, but you can learn a lot about your air conditioner from the odors it emits. For instance, if you're smelling dirt in the air, you need to change the air filter. Odor detection can also be used to identify other problems with your air conditioner. You just need to know what odors you're trying to detect, and what each odor means. To help you keep on top of air conditioner issues, here are three odors you should keep your nose alerted to. Read More 

HVAC System Maintenance Things You Need To Be Aware Of

The best thing that you can do for your central air conditioner is to make sure you care for it correctly, don't overwork it, and have it maintained the way that it should be. Here are some of the things you should be doing for your system and when you should be doing them: Shade the outside compressor before you run the air Go outside and make sure the compressor is going to have shade during the hot part of the day. Read More 

Understanding Your Air Conditioner’s Capillary Tube

If you are like most homeowners, chances are the wealth of components inside of your air conditioner remain something of a mystery. Unfortunately, this lack of familiarity often leads to a failure to recognize and forestall common problems. While nobody expects you to acquire the detailed knowledge of an HVAC technician, a basic understanding of air conditioning components will prove highly beneficial. This article will help to improve your air conditioner knowledge by discussing the component called the capillary tube. Read More 

Four Signs It’s Time For Your Old Furnace To Go

Obviously when your old furnace stops working completely, a replacement is on the horizon. But since you probably don't want to go without heat while you await a furnace replacement, it's better to be on the lookout for signs that your old furnace is about to fail -- rather than wait for it to fail completely. Here are four signs that your old furnace needs to be replaced ASAP. Short-Cycling Read More 

Is It A Good Idea To Replace An Air Conditioner Before Selling A Home?

Buyers look at several factors when considering which homes to purchase, and the health of major appliances is often in the top 10 on their list of concerns. In your quest to make your home more attractive to potential buyers, you may be wondering if it's a good idea to replace your air conditioner. Here are a few things to consider to help you make that decision. Are There Problems with Your Current Unit? Read More