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Why Schedule HVAC services Regularly

Why Schedule HVAC services Regularly

  It is said that what you don’t use you soon lose. For HVAC appliances, what is not maintained will not be retained. Majority of the HVAC technicians conquer that the answer to good service for a long period of time from your appliances is achievable. All that is needed to be done is scheduled preventive HVAC maintenance and cleaning of course. HVAC technicians have the technological know-how when it comes to ventilation, AC and heating operations. That is why it is important that you hire professional HVAC services to get quality work done. If you are a person who loves DIY, it would be wise to let professionals delve in and then when you are sure, you can do the work next time. When should the schedule be? When it comes to preventive HVAC maintenance timing is everything. You cannot service your HVAC system during summer and winter. This is unless of course you need an emergency HVAC repair done. During winter the system works tirelessly to keep your home warm and during summer it is still working hard to help you cool off. So the best time to schedule such services would be during spring and fall. Just ensure that you gather enough information so as to hire the right HVAC contractor. The best HVAC technicians always come with some type of checklist so that they can do an effective job. This is just to ensure that your HVAC works as expected throughout summer or winter. Why schedule Low energy use Regular HVAC maintenance will mean that no issue goes unnoticed. When you install AC and the...
Common heating problems

Common heating problems

  When it comes to heating problems there are very many different reasons as to why they occur. Such problems can occur as a result of not carrying out regular preventive HVAC maintenance and cleaning. At times it could be that there is need for a heat system repair. You need to know the cause of the problem so that you are able to the appropriate steps. The furnace is not heating The furnace might all of a sudden stop producing heat. This could be due to a number of reasons. First of all it could be something to do with the thermostat. Most of the times when people call a HVAC contractor about this issue, the technicians find that the thermostat was not set as required. You should ensure that the switch reads heat. You should also check the circuit breaker just in case it got tripped or blown. A faulty pilot light can also cause the furnace not to produce heat. If this is what you suspect then it would be better to call a heat repair technician. Poor heat circulation This is when there is heat but it is not enough to keep you warm. One of the reasons why this could occur is when the air filter is dirty. The air filter is usually prone to clogging with dust, pet hair and other contaminants in the air. In such a condition the flow of air over the heat exchanger is inhibited. You should change your filters regularly to avoid the problem. The other reason as to why there could be poor heat circulation could be...
Fireplace Maintenance checklist

Fireplace Maintenance checklist

  As the year comes to an end the weather becomes less friendly and everyone seeks after warmth. Almost every home has a fireplace for this purpose but unfortunately if you only use something once in a while it is likely that you might not keep it in good condition. The fireplace is a place of interaction and creating memories. It would be unfortunate when such a place becomes a danger to the ones you love. If you are clueless as to what to do apart from fireplace cleaning, here is a maintenance checklist to help you out. The chimney cap The chimney cap protects the chimney from rain water, wildlife and snow. Chimneys also suffer expansion damage due to subsequent freeze and thaw process. Small animals might find your chimney a befitting home hence not only does the chimney get clogged but they might as well bring you ticks and worms. A chimney cap that has a screen mesh should work wonders for you. Clean your chimney Chimneys should be cleaned twice annually however the frequency of cleaning also depends on how heavily the chimney is used. For proper ventilation do your chimney cleaning during fall. The benefits range from getting rid of animals stuck in the chimney and reducing risks such as carbon monoxide poisoning and fires. Check the chimney’s exterior Is your chimney standing straight or is it leaning? Are there any cracks or chips? For metallic chimneys check corrosion or sections that are loose. Simply check out for signs that repair. All these are part and parcel of fire place maintenance. Check the carbon monoxide...
Prepare HVAC system for winters

Prepare HVAC system for winters

  Your HVAC system is an investment that cost you a good amount of money. It is therefore only reasonable if you would know what to do so as to get longer service. One of the main factors affecting your HVAC’s system performance is the weather and in this case winter.  Ice and snow will cause these systems to become inefficient in their operations. The possibility of other underlying problems developing is also high. When your system is covered with snow the emergency shut off is automatically triggered. So there is no heat being supplied indoors plus the pipes could burst anytime. Damage to HVAC systems during winter is not only internal but also external as well.  Well most of the components are structured in such a manner that they can withstand the weather all year round but that does not mean that ice won’t find its way to the fans or even coil fins resulting in bending hence loud sounds. Your fans and coils will have to work harder than before hence limiting air flow or worse bursting or burning out. Winter is coming Since winter is coming and we all know what is coming with it there is need to ensure that HVAC maintenance is up to standard. The best way to be sure is by having your system inspected professionally by HVAC technicians. The technicians are able to spot problems that could easily develop into complications. A through check ensures that you are able to tackle problems earlier than later. Filter Change Many times after HVAC technicians do inspections the only recommendation change of air filters....
How often to replace furnace filter

How often to replace furnace filter

  The question of how often you should replace your furnace filter is well answered by you knowing a number of facts. You see filter changing is dependent on a number of factors. So before answering when let us answer what. What type of filter do you have How often you will replace filters depends on the type of filter you have. This is because filters come in different forms, thickness and materials. As much you would love to save the buck, you need to note that cheap is expensive and will lead to a whole lot more of replacements. Buy a filter of good quality. Such filters come with a recommended time frame for replacement. It could be changed monthly or even after six months. Get rid of the dust If your house is dusty then you will need to change the filters more frequently. This is because dust lowers the performance of your filter. The inches of your filters also matter for instance the fewer the inches like one and two; you will need to be changing them monthly. Three to four inches will take you two months while anything above will work well for three months. But just note this; the effectiveness of your furnace filters is dependent on the level of dust in your house. So the more you clean, the lesser the frequency of changing. For pet keepers, you will need to be changing the filters almost monthly. You see your pets always shed hair which might find their way to the filters. You can work your way around this by going for filters...
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