Why Is My AC Making a Squeaking Sound?

August 15, 2022

Central air conditioners contain an evaporator unit, an air handler, and a big outdoor unit that houses a compressor. Every time your AC begins a cooling cycle, there are a variety of mechanical sounds produced. Nonetheless, squeaking from an AC unit is unusual. It is usually an indication of a mechanical problem in the air handler components or the compressor. Reasons Why Your AC Unit Is Squeaking There are several possible reasons why your air conditioner produces a squeaking noise. In most cases, the unusual sounds are caused by a mechanical problem. The following are some

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Problems That Can Develop With Your AC Compressor

July 20, 2022

AC compressor problems aren’t uncommon, especially when you overlook preventative maintenance. These issues often require professional attention, so it’s best to avoid repairing an AC compressor without the pros. Preventive AC maintenance is vital to keeping the compressor in great shape and preventing most of these problems. Also, prompt repairs are necessary as soon as you notice a faulty compressor to avoid costly replacements. Faulty Cooling Faulty cooling happens when the AC compressor is sluggish or air fails to come out even when you turn on the compressor. Cooling problems often arise when the compressor is

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How Does Static Pressure Affect an HVAC System?

June 14, 2022

Static pressure is a term that many people aren’t familiar with, but it can play a big role in how well your air conditioning and heating system performs. Maintaining the right static pressure can help you keep your home comfortable and can increase the efficiency of your system. What Is Static Pressure? In an air conditioning and heating system, air flows through ductwork and the system itself. Static pressure is defined as the resistance to airflow through these systems. If there is a blockage or the system isn’t working correctly, static pressure can increase. An

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You Won’t Save Money by Closing the Upstairs Air Vents

May 17, 2022

Some homeowners who don’t use their upstairs so much will close the air vents in that area when summer comes. However, far from reducing their cooling bill, this can compromise indoor comfort downstairs and put great wear and tear on the AC. You Lose Cool Air One might think that closing the air vents to unused rooms will lead the AC to cool the other rooms more quickly. This isn’t exactly the case. Remember that single-speed air conditioners have a specific cooling capacity and that installers fit them to each home depending on factors like:

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