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4 Reasons The Refrigerant In Your AC Might Leak Out, And The Repairs That Help

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Your air conditioner might operate for years and never have a refrigerant leak. However, leaks are always possible, and the risk increases the older your equipment gets. Here’s a look at four causes of refrigerant leaks and the repairs that might be needed. 1. Leaks Due To Age And Wear The refrigerant in your AC flows through lines that connect two sets of coils. One of the coils is outside in the condenser, and the other is indoors.…

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2 Tips For Getting Ready For Your New Heating System's Installation

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After your current furnace broke down, you may have already chosen a replacement and are getting ready for it to be installed. While you are waiting for the day that the new system will arrive, you may be wondering if there is anything specific that you can do to get your home ready. If so, there are a couple of things that you can do to help speed up the process and provide for a cleaner home after the installation of the new furnace.…

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Pilot Light Problems? Possible Repair Issues You May Face

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Gas furnaces continue to be popular with homeowners because of their ability to create efficient, convenient heat. Unlike electric models, furnaces that use natural gas, fuel oil, or propane as fuel require an ignition component called a pilot light to ignite the burner each time the thermostat tells the furnace to cycle on and produce heat.  If a repair issue arises that prevents the pilot light from lighting or staying lit after being lighted, the furnace cannot cycle on and create heat.…

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That's Not Good: 4 Signs Your Heater Needs Immediate Repairs

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If you’re worried about your heater, you may be looking for signs of trouble. Some of those signs include hot or cold spots in your home, condensation on the windows, or rotten egg odors. But, there are other signs that you might not be aware of. Take a look at the issues described below. If you’ve encountered any of them, contact a heater repair technician as soon as possible.  Rust on Heater Flue…

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Repair Or Replace? Tips To Decide How To Deal With An Older Or Troublesome Furnace

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Every homeowner dreads the day when they find themselves dealing with a heating system problem that they know will be expensive to address. If the furnace is an older one or one that has seemed plagued with problems in the past, homeowners may wonder whether their money will be best spent on another round of repairs or whether they should install a new heating system, instead.  Homeowners who find themselves in this situation can use the following tips to help them determine which choice is the optimal one for their situation.…

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Three Reasons Your Air Conditioner Hums But Doesn't Start Running

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When your air conditioner compressor hums but the fan isn’t moving, this is usually the result of an electrical issue preventing your system from working the way it should. The problem can typically be narrowed down to fuses, capacitors, and fan motors. Bad Fuse or Fuses Your air conditioner’s fuses act as a protective measure against electrical damage, such as surges, that can damage expensive components. Fuses are relatively inexpensive, which means they can take the brunt of electrical trouble and be easily replaced.…

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Tips When Dealing With Pooling Water Around The Furnace

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The furnace in your residential property can break down in a lot of ways. One of the more troubling is when water starts pooling around it. If your furnace is currently dealing with this issue, respond in the following ways.  Respond Quickly It probably goes without saying, but it’s really important to respond quickly when you see water pooling around the furnace. If you neglect this issue and months go by, what will probably happen is massive amounts of water damage.…

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2 Mistakes To Avoid When Attempting To Unclog Your Home's Only Toilet

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If your home’s only toilet is clogged up, you may be frantic in your attempts to get it unstopped. As a result, you may have decided to try a few things you may have either heard about or read about online. However, there are a couple of mistakes that you should avoid when attempting to unclog the toilet because they could result in larger problems than the clog itself. 1.  Pouring Boiling Water into the Toilet Bowl…

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Simple Fixes That Might Get Your Air Conditioner Working Again

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Having your air conditioner suddenly go out in the middle of summer can quickly put you and your entire family into crisis mode. No one wants to deal with temperatures in the 80s or 90s without a working A/C. If your air conditioner doesn’t seem like it’s working as it should be, the best course of action might be to contact a professional air conditioning repair service. But before you do that, you might want to check and see if a simple fix might get your air conditioner running as it should again.…

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Air Conditioning Noises That Necessitate Repairs

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Like your home’s heating system, your central air conditioning unit isn’t immune to malfunctions and problems. Unfortunately, many homeowners dismiss early signs of problems until they become severe and lead to complete air conditioning failure. The good news is that many air conditioning issues can be identified early if you know what to listen for. Here are a few sounds that should tell you your air conditioner is crying out for help.…

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