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How To Test The Compressor In Your Central Air Conditioning Unit

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Your central air conditioning unit runs on a type of chemical fuel called refrigerant. The refrigerant starts out as a gas that the compressor pushes out into the condensing coils, which change the gas to liquid so the fuel can travel into your home and the air handler, where the actual air cooling happens. A problem with the compressor can keep the refrigerant gas from pumping out enough, or at all, and can leave you with a nonfunctional unit. Read More»

3 Possible Reasons Your AC's Compressor Stopped Turning Over

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The compressor is the starting point in your central air conditioner after the thermostat has been set. Located in the condensing unit outside, the compressor takes an electrical signal from the thermostat and passes it onto capacitors then starts pumping out gas refrigerant that needs to enter the condenser coils for processing. A problem with the compressor can shut down your entire cooling system. A compressor can also stop turning over, which means the compressor at least attempts to start things off but then nothing happens. Read More»

Fixing A Baseboard Heater With Low-Heat Output

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If you noticed your baseboard heating is not emitting enough hot air, you will want to take steps in troubleshooting the cause for this occurrence. There are several reasons why baseboard heating may all of a sudden stop producing enough heat for the room where it is located. Try some of the following steps to repair a low or no-heat output so you can once again enjoy the warmth your baseboard heater provides. Read More»

5 Signs That Your Furnace Needs Professional Attention

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If you are concerned that your furnace is doing peculiar things, you may still not know whether or not you should call a heating and air-conditioning technician to inspect the unit. Here are a few indications that your furnace is in need of professional attention: Your furnace is not responding to your thermostat. When your furnace is operating normally and you increase the setting of your thermostat, your furnace releases hot air until the desired temperature is reached. Read More»

How a Secondary Cooling System Can Save Your AC System

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If you only have one system for cooling your home, that one system can suffer a lot of wear and tear. An AC unit cools a home by using a refrigerant to extract heat from the air in your home. This type of system requires a compressor which burns through a lot of electricity. Finding a way to cool your home with less electricity can help to decrease your cooling costs, and as long as the secondary system is efficient, you shouldn’t have to worry that your home won’t get cool enough. Read More»