Mistakes That Can Void Your HVAC Warranty

September 13, 2021

When you get a new HVAC system, it comes with a warranty that covers parts. As having a warranty is valuable, you need to avoid mistakes that can void it. The length and terms of warranties vary, so carefully look it over to understand what is and isn’t covered. Failure to Register Your HVAC System You need to fill out the warranty for it to be valid. Don’t set it aside, as you then may forget to promptly fill it out. The technician that installed your HVAC system will provide you with the information you need.

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What Are the Major Parts of an Air Conditioner?

April 13, 2021

An air conditioner relies on several parts to operate. When any single part suffers from wear and tear or another issue, the entire system could perform poorly. Peoria homeowners may benefit from familiarizing themselves with the main parts of an air conditioner. This way, they could be on the lookout for symptoms indicating certain parts might be failing. The Primary Parts of an Air Conditioner Four specific parts rank as the top components that make an air conditioner work — the condenser, the evaporator, the compressor, and the expansion valve. The all-important liquid refrigerant runs through

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How to Clean an Air Conditioner Filter

March 8, 2021

Your air conditioner has a filter that keeps it clean and improves the indoor air quality of your home. It needs to be cleaned regularly. You should clean it every one to three months, depending on how quickly it gets dirty. Locate the Filter The air conditioner’s filter will be in one of two places. It can be found at the return register, which is where air enters your home’s HVAC system. It can also be in the air handler, which is in the crawlspace, basement, closet, or attic. It will be at the bottom of

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HVAC Innovations: Duct Sealing From the Inside

November 9, 2020

There’s a technology called Aeroseal duct sealant that seals your ducts from the inside. This technology is used because walls, pipes and other barriers prevent technicians from reaching all of your home’s ductwork. How Aeroseal Duct Sealant Works The technician uses a device that sprays a non-toxic solution throughout your home’s ductwork. The solution binds over holes, sealing them off. It only builds up in areas of your ductwork where it’s needed. Aeroseal duct sealant is much less labor-intensive than the traditional way of sealing ducts. It can reach parts of your ductwork where it’s otherwise

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What Are the Differences Between Air Filters?

October 20, 2020

As a homeowner who depends on a heating and cooling system on a regular basis, you know that air filters are integral to that system. By collecting dust and other pollutants, an air filter keeps the HVAC unit running smoothly. However, not all air filters are created equal. There are differences to keep in mind, especially when the time comes to replace your current filter. Some Air Filters Last Longer At the lowest end of the spectrum cost-wise are fiberglass filters, which remain effective for no more than 30 days. More long-lasting, and perhaps

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Could Geothermal Heating or Cooling Be Right for You?

August 19, 2020

If you are tired of having high electric bills in the summer and winter while you try to stay comfortable in your home, you should consider a geothermal system. This will give you a reliable, steady stream of heating and cooling. Here are three reasons why a geothermal system may be your best bet when it comes to heating and cooling your home in all seasons. They Save Money on Your Bills Once you purchase your geothermal heating and cooling system, you will find that your energy bills decrease markedly. They will be energy efficient

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